Rome, Florence & Venice
Visit three of Italy’s most enriching and historic cities on this 11-day tour.
Visit three of Italy’s most enriching and historic cities on this 11-day tour that takes travelers through the Italian countryside by high-speed train to three of the country’s most popular cities: Rome, Florence and Venice.
Highlights and Inclusions
- First-class high-speed rail transportation between Rome, Florence and Venice
- Hotel accommodations for 9 nights
- Full buffet breakfast for 9 days
- Local Host service in each city
- Entrance tickets to Marciana Library and Correr and Archaeological museums
- Destination Guides
- Sightseeing with a Local Guide and transportation per itinerary
- Transfers to/from train stations.
Scenic highlights of your trip include:
- Sistine Chapel
- St. Peter's Square
- Santa Croce Square
- Piazza della Signoria
- St. Mark's Square
Day 1 - International Flight to Rome
Embark on a transatlantic flight from your U.S. gateway to Rome. (International flight is not included)
Day 2 - Rome, Italy
Benvenuto! Time to relax or to begin exploring the “Eternal City.” Your Local Host provides you with a Destination Guide, full of useful city information, and is on hand to help you create lasting memories.
Day 3 - Rome
Morning guided sightseeing and orientation, including headset, takes you to the Vatican museums to view some of its amazing treasures. See the Sistine Chapel, with Michelangelo's famous ceiling paintings and The Last Judgement. Visit monumental St. Peter's Square and Basilica, originally built in 313 AD above St. Peter the Apostle's tomb. From 1506, the Basilica was reconstructed by great artists and sculptors, and it has the largest interior of all Christian churches. Cross the Tiber River and continue your immersion in history at the iconic Colosseum, built for 50,000 spectators, and the Roman Forum, where the oldest structures of the ancient city are located. (Note that there are occasions when the Vatican Museum is closed.) (B)
Day 4 - Rome at Leisure
Full day at leisure to enjoy this magnificent city. (B)
Day 5 - Rome to Florence by Train
This morning, board the high-speed train (first-class) to Florence. (B)
Day 6 - Florence
Morning guided sightseeing and orientation with headset: visit the Academy of Fine Art's with Michelangelo's original David. Walk through Cathedral Square, sculpture-studded Piazza della Signoria, and Santa Croce Square. Also, admire medieval Ponte Vecchio. (B)
Day 7 - Florence at Leisure
Full day to enjoy the atmosphere of this splendid Renaissance city.(B)
Day 8 - Florence to Venice by Train
Travel by high-speed train (first-class) to Venice. (B)
Day 9 - Venice
Morning guided sightseeing and orientation with headset. See St. Mark's Square and Basilica, visit Doges' Palace, the Bridge of Sighs, and watch a glassblowers' demonstration. Entrances to the Marciana Library and the Correr and Archaeological museums are included; ask your Local Host for details. (B)
Day 10 - Venice at Leisure
Full day to explore this intriguing city of canals and bridges at your own pace. (B)
Day 11 - Venice
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
Additional dates are available. Please contact a rail specialist for details.
Train and Hotel Accommodations
NH Giustiniano - Rome
Named after one of Rome's great Emperors, this modern 161 room hotel has a relaxed atmosphere in a great central location. Free Wi-Fi access is available in the lobby and guestrooms. Amenities include a fitness room, a contemporary styled restaurant serving regional & international dishes and a lounge bar serving refreshments and light snacks.
This classic Florentine style 60-room hotel boasts a great location with easy access and offers free Wi-Fi access throughout. There is a small but comprehensive fitness center, a bar and a traditional Italian restaurant featuring local cuisine and a variety of seasonal dishes.
Hotel Abbazia - Venice
This charming 50-room hotel offers a real Venetian experience in the heart of the city and is housed in a former monastery dating back to 1879 with Free Wi-Fi access available in all guestrooms and public areas of the hotel. A breakfast buffet is served in the bright, airy breakfast room and can also be enjoyed in the serene courtyard garden during the summer months; the original chapel has been restored as a stately wood-paneled lounge/bar complete with the original oak pulpit. NOTE: This 3-story property does not have an elevator and may not be suitable for guests who are mobility impaired.
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Excellent lodging, scheduled tours in Rome, Florence, and Venice were superb with very knowledgeable and enthusiastic guides.
It was the most relaxing way to travel. Everything was taken care of at each stop along the way
The hotels, transfers, trains & local hosts were all excellent. The tours in each city were perfect. We took advantage of several optional activities & they were all great. This was independent travel at its best.
Dates & Prices
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|30th August 2019||$2,430||Please call for availability.|
|1st September 2019||$2,463||Please call for availability.|
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