8 Day Venice & Rome by Rail

$529
Land Only
$1129*
Air & Land
From

Featured Hotels

Plan D
Hotel Tre Archi
Donatello Hotel
Plan C
Amadeus Hotel
Hotel Fiume

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Call For Air $1609
N/A $1609
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*Not Included:
Italian City Taxes (payable locally), transfers, optional tours and gratuities.


Additional Information:
Upgrade to First Class rail is available for Plans C and D.

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 for flexibility to explore on your own. We offer a selection of hotels to accommodate a variety of tastes and budgets. The train between cities can vary from two to three hours in length. Keep in mind 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. Hotel locations, services and amenities differ according to the Plan. Read the descriptions in full and locate the hotels on our provided map to ensure the Hotel/Plan you select meets your desired criteria. This is an Independent program. For more information, click here.

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Optional Tours

This morning's walking tour through the most charismatic and important historical places in the unique city of Venice begins with an orientation of St. Mark's Square, considered the historical heart of the city, where you will learn about the Square's main monuments including the Golden Basilica of San Marco, Ducal Palace, the Bell and Clock Towers, and the Procuratie buildings. Proceed to Santa Maria Formosa Square and Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo, the second largest square in Venice. Continue on to the corner of Marco Polo's House and Malibran Theater. Then, return to St. Mark's Square through the Mercerie, a series of interconnecting streets that connect Ponte di Rialto and St. Mark's Square, and are the main streets in the city for shopping. Please note: This is a walking and orientation tour of Venice that does not include entry into any landmarks.

For Apr - Oct departures tour departs at 8:50 AM, Nov - Mar departures tour departs at 9:00 AM from in front of the Bucintoro agency in Campo San Luca. Drop-off to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 1.5 hours.

Day #3 01 Apr 2019 - 31 Oct 2019 $32.00
Walking Tour of Venice (#1) Thumbnail

One of the highlights of any Italian holiday! Enjoy a relaxing gondola ride with music along the famous Grand Canal, and experience a piece of Venetian history. Glide along the centuries old canals, past lavish palaces and under famous arched bridges (the Gondola holds a maximum of six passengers. Please note that this is not a private gondola ride. Gondolas may depart in groups, with one singer offered per group).

Departs at 6:30 pm. Pick-up 15 minutes prior to departure time from Santa Maria del Giglio gondola pier. Drop-off at Santa Maria del Giglio gondola pier. Approximate tour duration is 30 minutes.

Day #4 01 Apr 2019 - 14 Jul 2019 $53.00
16 Jul 2019 - 02 Sep 2019 $53.00
04 Sep 2019 - 31 Oct 2019 $53.00
Gondola Serenade (#8) 6:30 PM Thumbnail

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 #5 01 Apr 2019 - 31 Oct 2019 $126.00
#9 Illuminated Rome by Night with dinner 7:15 PM 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 03 Apr 2019 - 21 Apr 2019 $96.00
23 Apr 2019 - 30 Apr 2019 $96.00
02 May 2019 - 28 Jun 2019 $96.00
30 Jun 2019 - 13 Aug 2019 $96.00
16 Aug 2019 - 31 Oct 2019 $96.00
#3 Vatican Museums 8:30 AM Thumbnail

Take a tour of Ancient Rome's major sights and skip the long lines for the Archaeological Area with a professional guide. Gain special access to the Colosseum, the giant amphitheater used for gladiator fights and public spectacles, and the largest building ever built in the Roman Empire. Walk along the pavement of the original Roman grid, which crosses the ruins of the Roman Forum. Enjoy views of the Temple of Vesta, Basilica Julia, and Arch of Constantine.

Departs at 2.30 pm 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 #6 08 Apr 2019 - 30 Apr 2019 $84.00
02 May 2019 - 04 May 2019 $84.00
06 May 2019 - 01 Jun 2019 $84.00
03 Jun 2019 - 06 Jul 2019 $84.00
08 Jul 2019 - 03 Aug 2019 $84.00
05 Aug 2019 - 31 Aug 2019 $84.00
02 Sep 2019 - 05 Oct 2019 $84.00
07 Oct 2019 - 31 Oct 2019 $84.00
#2 Ancient Rome 2:30 PM Thumbnail

Depart Rome in the early morning for a pleasant drive along the "Sun Route" motorway, taking you through the scenic regions of Lazio and Campania. Pass the famous Abbey of Montecassino en route to Naples where you will enjoy a short panoramic tour of the city. Continue toward Pompeii for lunch in a typical restaurant, followed by a short visit to a nearby coral and cameo factory. Afterward, visit the excavated ruins of this incredibly well preserved Roman town, destroyed by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 A.D.

Pick-up from hotel lobby approximately 1 hour prior to departure. Please call Local Phone above 24 hours prior to confirm exact pick-up time. Drop-off at city center. Approximate tour duration is 13.5 hours.

Day #7 01 Apr 2019 - 31 Oct 2019 $170.00
#13 Naples & Pompeii with lunch from Rome 7:30 AM Thumbnail