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In 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 on your Tuscan Discovery.

The train tickets and hotel stays are included in the package, along with some meals and many other travel essentials that will help make this trip easy and unforgettable.

Inclusions
  • Round-trip flights to Rome
  • 7 nights of accommodation
    – 3 nights Florence
    – 4 night Rome
  • Round-trip high-speed train between Rome and Florence
  • Private transfers from Florence train station to hotel
  • Private transfer from Rome hotel to airport
  • 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 1 wine tasting in Chianti
  • 3 Activities included:
    • 1-day Hop-On Hop-Off bus pass in Rome (valid for 24 hours)
    • Full-day excursion to San Gimignano, Siena and Chianti
    • Full-day excursion in Cinque Terre
  • Includes Careflex: Cancel up to 3 days prior!
Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Montreal
Jul 9-Aug 15, 2024 from $2399 + $875 tax
Aug 19-Nov 29, 2024 from $1999 + $875 tax
Upgrade to 4-star accommodation from $200 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: Welcome to ROME – FLORENCE
Upon arrival in Rome, make your way to the railway station inside the airport, board the high-speed train to Florence and take a private transfer to your hotel where you’ll check in. Take the rest of the day to explore the city or relax at your hotel. (Approx 285 km)
Hotel: 3-star (3 nights) or upgrade to 4-star
Day 3: FLORENCE – CHIANTI AREA (B/Wine Tasting)
After breakfast, enjoy a tour driving south from Florence and crossing the beautiful hills of Chianti. This is a Full-day excursion to San Gimignano, Siena and Chianti: Enjoy free time in San Gimignano, a picturesque, fascinating medieval town famous for its white wine. Continue to Siena, admiring the Piazza del Campo and the exterior of the Duomo, one of the most fascinating Italian churches in Gothic style. In the afternoon, visit a famous wine estate for a Chianti red wine tasting. (Approx. 170 km)
Day 4: FLORENCE – CINQUE TERRE (B/L)
Visit Cinque Terre, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the most enchanting landscapes in the world, with five villages suspended between sea and land.
Cinque Terre Excursion: Travel by train to Riomaggiore and pass through Manarola to reach Monterosso, known for its enchanting beaches and lush vegetation. Next, take a boat to Vernazza, a charming seaside town. Lunch is included en route. (Approx 390 km)
Day 5: FLORENCE – ROME (B)
After breakfast, make your own way to the station to board your train back to Rome. Upon arrival, go to the hotel and check in before enjoying the rest of your day at leisure. (Approx 285 km)
Hotel: 3-star (4 nights) or upgrade to 4-star
Day 6: ROME Sightseeing (B)
Discover the secrets of the Eternal City with your 1-day Hop-On Hop-Off ticket. In the afternoon, enjoy free time for shopping or an optional city tour.Rome Hop-On Hop-Off Pass: Use your 24‑hour Hop-On Hop-Off bus pass to see all the city’s highlights. A map and audio guide are included to give you an explanation of the main sights.
Day 7 & 8: ROME at Leisure (B)
Enjoy two full days at leisure for a better look at everything Rome! Walking is by far the best way to explore the city, but if you like, head out on an optional excursion ($) to the magnificent Colosseum, the impressive Vatican Museums or the classic Borghese Gallery.
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