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.
- 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 Regio or upgrade to 4-star Bettoja Hotels or similar
2 nights Florence: 3-star B&B Hotel Firenz or upgrade to 4-star Hotel Una Vittoria or similar
2 nights Venice: 3-star Villa Constanza or upgrade to 4-star Hotel Ambasciatori or similar
- Breakfast daily
- High-speed train between Rome and Florence; Florence and Venice, Venice and Rome in 2nd class (upgrade to 1st class available)
-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|
|Apr 4-Jun 14, 2023||from $1399 + $799 tax|
|Jun 19-Sep 1, 2023||from $1699 + $799 tax|
|Sep 18,19,21,23, 2023||from $1499 + $799 tax|
|Upgrade to 4-star accommodation||from $300 more|
|Upgrade to First Class Train Seat||from $100 more|
|Victoria, Kelowna||from $300 more|
If a forced overnight occurs in either direction, it would be an additional cost if a hotel is needed
Not included: Transfers between railway stations and hotels, and between hotels and activity/exclusion meeting points
Hotel check-in/out: Check in: 3:00 p.m, Check out: 12:00 p.m.
City Tax is not included. To be paid directly at the hotel (1-6€ per person, per night)
Day 1: Depart Canada
Fly to Rome
Day 2: ROME
Upon arrival in Rome, take a private transfer to your hotel and check in. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Hotel: 3-star Hotel Regio or similar (2 nights) or upgrade to 4-star Bettoja Hotels or similar
Day 3: ROME at Leisure (B)
Enjoy the day at leisure and get to know the Eternal City! Walking is by far the best way to explore the city. But if you like, head out on optional excursions ($) to the magnificent Colosseum, the impressive Vatican Museums or the classic Borghese Gallery.
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 B&B Hotel Firenz or similar (2 nights) or upgrade to 4-star Hotel Una Vittoria or similar
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!
Or, if you like, take your pick of a number of optional excursions ($) to Cinque Terre, the Accademia Gallery to see Michelangelo’s famous sculpture, or to the Tuscan countryside.
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 Villa Constanza or similar (2 nights) or upgrade to 4-star Hotel Ambasciatori or similar
Day 7: VENICE – Murano and Burano Island excursion(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.
Murano & Burano Islands Excursion: Start off in St. Mark’s Square area where you’lll 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 Hotel Regio or similar (1 night) or upgrade to 4-star Bettoja Hotels or similar
Day 9: ROME (B)
After breakfast, take a private transfer to the airport and board your flight home.