8 Day Florence & Rome by Rail

$399
Land Only
$1149*
Air & Land
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Hotel Cellai
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Grand Hotel Baglioni
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2017 Dates & Prices
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Jun 26  (Sold Out) $1529* $479
$1469* $609
$1309* $459
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$1189* $489
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Sep 11  (Sold Out) $1459* $739
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$1169* $539
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$1149* $539
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Jun 26  (Sold Out) $1769* $719
$1619* $639
$1549* $589
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$1269* $639
$1359* $739
Sep 11  (Sold Out) $1419* $799
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$1349* $739
$1359* $729
$1339* $729
$1569* $949
$1389* $779
2017 Dates & Prices
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$1579* $749
$1389* $659
$1619* $659
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$1539* $579
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$1429* $579
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$1219* $589
$1739* $889
Sep 11  (Sold Out) $1509* $889
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Call For Air $889
$1519* $889
$1349* $889
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$1459* $849
2017 Dates & Prices
Dates Air & Land Land Only
Jun 26  (Sold Out) $2009* $959
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$1659* $899
$1769* $809
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$1769* $809
$1719* $809
$1659* $809
Call For Air $809
$1629* $999
$1689* $1089
Sep 11  (Sold Out) $1679* $1089
$1719* $1089
$1769* $1089
$1719* $1089
$1699* $1089
$1769* $1089
$1609* $999
2017 Dates & Prices
Dates Air & Land Land Only
Jun 26  (Sold Out) $2429* $1379
$2129* $1269
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$1799* $929
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$1849* $889
$1799* $889
$1739* $889
$1589* $889
$1519* $889
$1509* $889
Sep 11  (Sold Out) $2239* $1609
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$2289* $1609
$2239* $1609
$1889* $1279
$1959* $1279
$1889* $1279

*Not Included:
Italian City Taxes (payable locally), transfers, optional tours and gratuities.


Additional Information:
Upgrade to First Class rail is available for Plan D and Plan E.

Entry Requirements:
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.



Is This Trip Right for You?

This independent program allows the flexibility to explore on your own. Affordable optional sightseeing excursions are available to enhance your holiday. This program offers a selection of hotels to accommodate a variety of tastes and budgets. The train between cities can vary from 2-3 hours in length. Please note that this tour is not escorted and therefore you will not have the services of a tour manager to assist with hotel check-in formalities and luggage handling. The program's unconstrained nature excludes group advantages associated with escorted tours.

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Optional Tours

This morning, depart for a quick stop at Piazzale Michelangelo, one of the most romantic spots in the world, famous for its magnificent panoramic view of Florence. Continue on to visit the Accademia Gallery, renowned for its David of Michelangelo and many more masterpieces by other great artists. After a short stroll through the historic streets of the city, arrive in the heart of Florence: Piazza Duomo. Here you will view the stunning Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, learn the secrets of Giotto's Bell Tower, and discover the beauty of the Baptistery. Please note that the given order of the visits may change.

Departs 8:30am from Piazza Adua, in front of the Burger King. Please arrive 20 minutes prior to departure. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Day #3 05 Jun 2017 - 01 Jul 2017 $61.00
03 Jul 2017 - 05 Aug 2017 $61.00
07 Aug 2017 - 02 Sep 2017 $61.00
04 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017 $61.00
02 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $61.00
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This afternoon, enjoy a relaxing drive through the beautiful Tuscan countryside towards the historic University city of Pisa, famous throughout the world for its architectural beauty. Enjoy a leisurely walk through the Piazza dei Miracoli to view Pisa's most prized landmark, the Leaning Tower, as well as the Cathedral, Baptistery, and other famous monuments for which the city is known.

Due to possible long wait times during peak periods of travel, the Cathedral of Pisa may be substituted with the Piazza Cavalieri.
Children under 8 years are not allowed inside the Leaning Tower.

Departs 8:30am from Piazza Adua, in front of the Burger King. Please arrive 20 minutes prior to departure. Approximate tour duration is 5 hours.

Day #3 01 Apr 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $49.00
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Crossing the beautiful Chianti hills arrive at the Medieval hilltop gem of Monteriggioni, with its still intact walls. Here you can drink in the history and relive the atmosphere of olden times. Your day continues to the stately Siena, famous for its splendid examples of Gothic architecture and the Palio horse race. Follow your guide to the suggestive Piazza del Campo, where the magnificent Palazzo Pubblico stands, with its Torre del Mangia. Visit the precious interiors of the Duomo, one of the most beautiful Cathedrals in Italy. After leaving Siena drive to San Gimignano famous for its white wine, the world renowned Vernaccia, and its skyscrapers, also declared a World heritage Site by UNESCO! The visit is free for independent sightseeing, strolling around the narrow streets and admiring the relaxing landscape. After, head into the Chianti area, with its picture-postcard landscapes. You have the chance to taste the best Chianti red wine in a rustic wine estate along with homemade snacks, with a tour of the wine cellars and sampling of wines, oil and balsamic vinegar. Please note that the given order of the visits may change.

Departs from Bar Reale, inside Santa Maria Novella Train Station. Please arrive 20 minutes prior to departure, or call Local Phone above 24 hours prior to check if a transfer from your hotel is available. Drop-off at city center. Approximate tour duration is 10 hours.

Day #4 01 Apr 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $65.00
Siena, San Gimignano, Monteriggioni & Chianti from Florence 8:45 AM Thumbnail

This morning, depart from Piazza del Risorgimento, in front of Bar-Cafferteria "L’Ottagono", and travel along Via Bissolati and Via Veneto. Pass by Villa Borghese, one of Europe's most elegant parks, and previous estate of the noble Borghese family. The tour continues to the Vatican Museum and Galleries, where you will find galleries of chandeliers, tapestries, geographical maps, the Sobieski Hall and the Immaculate Conception Hall. From here, visit the Sistine Chapel and behold the great frescoes by Michelangelo. Passing through the Vatican Hall, continue to the Basilica of Saint Peter, one of the four major basilicas of Rome, and burial site of its namesake, Saint Peter.

*Due to local events, the opening times of the St. Peter Basilica are subject to change without notice. In the event of a closure, passengers will visit the Vatican Library instead of the Basilica.

*Please note that on Wednesdays during the Holy Father's Audience, the visit inside St. Peter's Basilica will not take place.

*Please note that conservative clothing should be worn when visiting the Vatican, meaning legs and shoulders should be covered.

Departs at 8:30 am from Piazza del Risorgimento. Pick-up from hotel approximately 1 hour prior to departure time. Drop-off in the Vatican area. Approximate tour duration is 3.5 hours.

Day #6 26 May 2017 - 26 Jun 2017 $75.00
28 Jun 2017 - 28 Jun 2017 $75.00
30 Jun 2017 - 14 Aug 2017 $75.00
17 Aug 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $75.00
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Get to know the "Eternal City" through your stomach as you indulge your sweet tooth with the best coffee, tiramisu and gelato in town. A local food connoisseur will guide you through a number of Rome’s neighborhoods and train you on how to properly order an Italian coffee before you visit the city's most famous cafes, gelaterias, and the most well-renowned tiramisu shop in all of Rome. Your guide will introduce you to culinary specialties and teach you about any seasonal events and food festivals taking place during your stay in Rome.

Drop off in city center. Approximate tour duration is 2.5 hours.

Day #6 03 Jun 2017 - 22 Jun 2017 $57.00
24 Jun 2017 - 28 Jun 2017 $57.00
30 Jun 2017 - 08 Jul 2017 $57.00
10 Jul 2017 - 11 Aug 2017 $57.00
19 Aug 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $57.00
#M8 Espresso, Gelato & Tiramisu Food Tour 3:00 PM Thumbnail

Today's tour will feature the classic splendor of the Roman Empire. Leave via di San Gregorio at the marble fountain, opposite side of the entrance to Palatine Hill. Continue to the square of the Capitol, where you can climb Palatine and Capitoline Hill to admire the unique sight of the Forum and the Colosseum, one of Rome's most ancient districts. Walk along the pavement of the original Roman grid, which crosses the ruins of the Roman Forum, the Curia, and the Reggia. Enjoy views of the Temple of Vesta, the Arch of Titus and the Triumphal Arch of Constantine. Continue with an inside tour of the Colosseum, a giant amphitheater used for gladiatorial contests and public spectacles, and the largest building ever built in the Roman Empire.

Departs at 3 pm (Mar 16-Nov 15) and 2.30 pm (Nov 16-Mar 15) from Via V. E. Orlando, 95. Pick-up from hotel 1 hour prior to departure time. Drop-off in the Archaeological area. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Important: Due to security restrictions no backpacks, large bags, electric devices, or knives are allowed inside of the sights.

Day #7 18 May 2017 - 01 Jul 2017 $66.00
03 Jul 2017 - 05 Aug 2017 $66.00
07 Aug 2017 - 02 Sep 2017 $66.00
04 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017 $66.00
02 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $66.00
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This evening, depart Piazza San Bernardo for an illuminated tour of the Eternal City. Along the way to the famous Piazza della Repubblica, enjoy flood-lit views of the Via Veneto, Palazzo Margherita, Porta Pinciana, Villa Borghese, Piazzale Flaminio, Via Flaminia, Piazza del Popolo, Piazza Augusto Imperatore, and Via del Corso. Arriving at the Piazza della Repubblica, visit Trevi Fountain, the largest and most exquisite Baroque fountain in Rome. Continue to Piazza Venezia and enjoy charming views of the Capitol, Imperial Forum, Colosseum, Palatine Hill, Aventine Hill, and Circus Maximus. Compliment this fascinating tour of Rome by night with traditional Roman cuisine in a typical restaurant, accompanied by folk music.

Departs from Via V. E. Orlando, 95. Pick-up from hotel 45 minutes prior to departure time. Drop-off at hotel if in the city center, or near a taxi stand if your hotel is located outside the city center. Approximate tour duration is 4 hours.

Day #7 01 Apr 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $102.00
#9 Illuminated Rome by Night with dinner 7:15 PM Thumbnail