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Soak in the history, charm and wonders of Italy. Discover ancient Rome, revel in the past and present in Renaissance Florence and roam around the romantic canals and alleyways of Venice. With a country as beautiful as Italy, travelling by train is a great way to cover as much ground as possible while also taking in the breathtaking sights. Let the smooth ride, great service, and amazing vistas transport you from city to city.

Inclusions
  • Round-trip flights to Rome
  • Private airport transfers in Rome
  • 7 nights 3-star accommodation (upgrade to 4-star available)
    3 nights Rome: 3-star Hotel or upgrade to 4-star
    2 nights Florence: 3-star B&B Hotel or upgrade to 4-star
    2 nights Venice: 3-star Hotel or upgrade to 4-star
  • Breakfast daily
  • High-speed train between Rome and Florence; Florence and Venice, Venice and Rome in 2nd class (upgrade to 1st class available)
  • Sightseeing
    -1-day Hop-On Hop-Off bus pass (valid for 24 hours)
    -1-day Hop-On Hop-Off bus pass in Florence (valid for 24 hours)
    -Excursion to Murano and Burano (half-day)
  • Includes Careflex: Cancel up to 3 days prior!
Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Montreal
Jun 14-Sep 16, 2024 from $2199 + $877 tax
Sep 23-Oct 29, 2024 from $1799 + $877 tax
Upgrade to 4-star accommodation from $300 more
Upgrade to First Class Train Seat from $100 more
Victoria, Kelowna, Winnipeg from $200 more
Halifax from $100 more

Not included: Transfers between railway stations and hotels, and between hotels and activity/exclusion meeting points
Hotel check-in/out: 
Check in: 3:00 p.m, Check out: 12:00 p.m.
City Tax is not included. To be paid directly at the hotel (1-6€ per person, per night)
Hotels: Will be assigned by the supplier up to 3 days prior to departure. Travel Best Bets has no control over the hotels and their location that are arranged for this package.

Please Note: If a forced overnight occurs in either direction, it would be an additional cost if a hotel is needed

Day 1: Depart Canada
Fly to Rome
Day 2: ROME
Upon arrival in Rome, take a private transfer to your hotel and check in. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Hotel: 3-star (2 nights) or upgrade to 4-star
Day 3: ROME at Leisure (B)
Enjoy the day at leisure and get to know the Eternal City! Walking is by far the best way to explore the city.
Day 4: ROME–FLORENCE (B)
After breakfast, make your way to the railway station to take the high-speed train to Florence. Upon arrival, make your way to your hotel to check in. In the afternoon, explore Florence at your leisure. (Approx 285 km)
Hotel: 3-star (2 nights) or upgrade to 4-star
Day 5: FLORENCE at Leisure (B)
Enjoy the day with your bus pass in Florence. The city’s historical centre is compact, so it’s perfect for hopping on and off to explore on foot!
Day 6: FLORENCE–VENICE (B)
After breakfast, make your way to the train station and board your high-speed train to Venice. Upon arrival, make your way to your hotel to check in. Rest of the day at leisure. (Approx 270 km)
Hotel: 3-star (2 nights) or upgrade to 4-star
Day 7: VENICE – MURANO & BURANO ISLANDS (B)
After breakfast make your way to the meeting point for your half day excursion to discover the wonders of the islands of Murano and Burano.

Start off in St. Mark’s Square area where you’ll board a panoramic boat and head towards the northern part of the lagoon. Some explanations will be provided in English, Spanish, French, German and Italian along the way. The first stop will be Murano island, famous for its glass production. Here, you will have the chance to visit a glass factory and observe a local artist giving shape to a glass piece of art. Enjoy some free time to either continue visiting the glass factory and shop, or explore the island on foot. Then, cruise along the lagoon’s beauty and proceed towards one of the most beautiful and peaceful islands of the lagoon: Burano. Famous for its colourful houses and, apart from being a paradise for photographers, it is home to a long tradition of lace production. Take advantage of some free time for your own discoveries before heading back to Venice.

Day 8: VENICE – ROME (B)
After breakfast, make your way to the train station and take your high-speed train to Rome. Make your way to your hotel to check in, then enjoy the rest of the day exploring Bella Roma. (Approx 463 km)
Hotel: 3-star (1 night) or upgrade to 4-star
Day 9: ROME (B)
After breakfast, take a private transfer to the airport and board your flight home.

 

Terms & Conditions

All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking.  Errors or omissions may occur on the above information with no guarantee of being honoured. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes non-refundable $30 per adult Booking Management Fee. $50 per adult cancellation fee. Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Child rate is applicable when travelling with 2 paying adults sharing 1 hotel room, using the existing bedding. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions  there will be some product we cannot match or beat. Please note the star ratings found on www.travelbestbets.com are determined by Travel Best Bets based on a number of factors and may not match the star rating found in the Tour Operator’s brochure. Please view our star ratings by clicking here. Due to an increasing volume of disputed bookings, we will only accept payment for air only travel to India, the Philippines and the continent of Africa through the following means: book and pay cash in person or by direct deposit into our business account – once the transaction is verified and a copy of the receipt emailed or faxed to our office, we will confirm the booking. Please contact us for details on how to book using this method. Please contact [email protected] for photo credit information. BPCPA #3287