8 Day Florence & Rome by Rail

Land Only
Air & Land

Featured Hotels

Plan C
Grand Hotel Mediterraneo
Hotel Fiume
Plan B
Grand Hotel Baglioni
Kolbe Hotel Rome

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2019 Dates & Prices
Dates Air & Land Land Only
Jan 28  (Sold Out) $869* $319
Feb 04  (Sold Out) $839* $359
$839* $359
$889* $359
$859* $379
$909* $409
Mar 11  (Sold Out) $909* $409
Mar 18  (Sold Out) $909* $409
2019 Dates & Prices
Dates Air & Land Land Only
Jan 28  (Sold Out) $1149* $529
Feb 04  (Sold Out) $1139* $529
$1149* $529
$1069* $539
$1179* $569
$1189* $569
Mar 11  (Sold Out) $1129* $569
Mar 18  (Sold Out) $1169* $569
2019 Dates & Prices
Dates Air & Land Land Only
Jan 28  (Sold Out) $1339* $789
Feb 04  (Sold Out) $1409* $789
$1409* $789
$1439* $809
$1329* $839
$1459* $839
Mar 11  (Sold Out) $1359* $839
Mar 18  (Sold Out) $1409* $839

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

Additional Information:
Upgrade to First Class rail is available for Plans C & 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 2-3 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, 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 Baptistery, and other famous monuments for which the city is known. Lastly, visit the city's Cathedral. Tour returns to Florence in the early afternoon.

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 Bar Reale, inside Santa Maria Novella Train Station. Please arrive 20 minutes prior to departure. Approximate tour duration is 5.5 hours. Drop-off at city center.

Day #3 02 Jan 2019 - 31 Mar 2019 $61.00
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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 9:00am from Bar Reale, inside Santa Maria Novella Train Station. Please arrive 20 minutes prior to departure. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours. Drop-off at city center.

Day #4 07 Jan 2019 - 02 Feb 2019 $68.00
04 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019 $68.00
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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 08 Jan 2019 - 10 Feb 2019 $91.00
12 Feb 2019 - 18 Mar 2019 $91.00
20 Mar 2019 - 31 Mar 2019 $91.00
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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 pm from Via V. E. Orlando, 95. Pick-up from hotel 1 hour prior to departure time. Drop-off in the Roman Forum 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 02 Jan 2019 - 30 Mar 2019 $80.00
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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 02 Jan 2019 - 31 Mar 2019 $170.00
#13 Naples & Pompeii with lunch from Rome 7:30 AM Thumbnail