12 Day Paris, Venice, Florence & Rome by Rail

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2019 Dates & Prices
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May 31  (Sold Out) $2309*
Jun 07  (Sold Out) $3829*
Jun 14  (Sold Out) $2549*
Jun 21  (Sold Out) $2509*
Jul 05  (Sold Out) $2169*
Aug 16  (Sold Out) $1619*
2019 Dates & Prices
Dates Air & Land
May 31  (Sold Out) $4139*
Jun 07  (Sold Out) $4139*
Jun 14  (Sold Out) $4349*
Jun 21  (Sold Out) $4109*
Jul 05  (Sold Out) $2569*
Aug 16  (Sold Out) $1949*
2019 Dates & Prices
Dates Air & Land
May 31  (Sold Out) $4329*
Jun 07  (Sold Out) $4379*
Jun 14  (Sold Out) $4509*
Jun 21  (Sold Out) $4379*
Jul 05  (Sold Out) $3049*
Aug 16  (Sold Out) $2239*
2019 Dates & Prices
Dates Air & Land
May 31  (Sold Out) $3739*
Jun 07  (Sold Out) $5349*
Jun 14  (Sold Out) $5349*
Jun 21  (Sold Out) $3649*
Jul 05  (Sold Out) $5029*
Aug 16  (Sold Out) $2859*

*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

Discover the Original sightseeing tour of Paris with Big Bus Paris in an Open Top Double Decker bus. This guided Hop On Hop Off tour is ideal for the tourist who wants to visit Paris. The City tour is commentated in 9 languages and welcomes tourists from all around the world. Don't hesitate to hop off the bus and walk around. Your ticket is valid for two consecutive days, which means that you can leave the tour at any one of 9 stop off points and then hop back on one of the following buses. No more tired feet, no more rushing to fit everything in. With this sightseeing tour, you can spend the time you want to at the sights you want to see!

Departs every 10-20 minutes between 9:40am - 5:00pm from main starting points: Trocadero at Avenue Paul Doumer; Eiffel Tower on Avenue de Suffren; Champ de Mars at Avenue Joseph Bouvard; Opera Garnier, facing 15, Rue Scribe; Louvre-Pyramide & Big Bus Information Centre at 11 Avenue de l’Opera; Louvre-Pont des Arts near Pont des Arts; Notre-Dame on Quai de Montebello facing Notre-Dame; Musee d’Orsay facing the museum; Champs Elysees facing 156, Avenue Champs-Elysees; & Grand Palais at Avenue Winston Churchill. Look for a BIG BUS sign to locate all bus stops. Redeem this voucher on the bus at any of the main stops. This is a 2 day pass.

Day #2 01 Apr 2019 - 31 Oct 2019 $47.00
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Tonight, see Paris city as it is meant to be seen -- cruising the River Seine. From the comfort of your ship, enjoy illuminated views of some of the city's historic monuments, and scenes of Paris otherwise unnoticed from street level. Afterwards, put ashore for the second leg of the tour and enjoy an illuminated drive through the city. Criss-crossing avenues past flood-lit monuments, you'll see the Place Vendome, Comedie Française, the Louvre, Pont-Neuf, Hotel des Monnaies, Saint-Germain-des-Pres, Notre Dame, Place du Chatelet, Conciergerie, Hotel de Ville, Place de la Concorde, Petit et Grand Palais, Champs-Elysees, the Eiffel Tower, Invalides, Eglise de la Madeleine, and the Opera Pigalle. The tour ends at Place de L'Opera.

During winter months, the tour will begin with the illuminations tour and end with the Seine River cruise.
*Please note that in the Summer part of the tour may be operated in the daylight

Departs at 7:15 p.m. from 2 Place des Pyramides, Paris 75001. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time. Drop-off to be advised locally.

Day #3 01 Apr 2019 - 20 Jun 2019 $45.00
22 Jun 2019 - 13 Jul 2019 $45.00
15 Jul 2019 - 31 Oct 2019 $45.00
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This Grand Louvre walking tour begins with a stroll through the commercial area outside the Louvre, and continues inside the museum where an experienced guide will present various exhibitions. Of the many exhibits found therein, this tour covers those of the medieval fortress, the modern pyramid, the Egyptian Department, and some of the museum's most reputed masterpieces, including Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa.

Departs from 2 Place des Pyramides, Paris 75001. Drop-off to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Day #4 03 May 2019 - 26 May 2019 $77.00
28 May 2019 - 05 Oct 2019 $77.00
07 Oct 2019 - 31 Oct 2019 $77.00
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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 #6 01 Apr 2019 - 31 Oct 2019 $32.00
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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 #6 01 Apr 2019 - 14 Jul 2019 $53.00
16 Jul 2019 - 02 Sep 2019 $53.00
04 Sep 2019 - 31 Oct 2019 $53.00
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This afternoon, embark on an all-encompassing tour of Florence for a unique perspective on some of its most famous sites and monuments. Begin in the heart of Florence, where you will explore its historic city center on foot, stopping to view many noteworthy squares and landmarks along the way. Start from Piazza San Firenze and continue on to the Bascilica di Santa Croce, the famous Franciscan church and final resting place of Michaelangelo, Galileo Galilei, and Niccolo Machiavelli. Continue walking along Lungarno Torrigiani and admire the magnificent views of Ponte Vecchio, an esteemed symbol of Florence. Continue to Piazza della Signoria to marvel at imposing architecture of Palazzo Vecchio and the famous statues of Loggia de' Lanzi, among which the splendid Perseus by Cellini stands. Afterwards, enjoy skip-the-line entrance to the Uffizi Gallery, renowned for being the oldest art gallery in the world and home to unparalleled masterpieces of Renaissance art. During your visit, view works by Leonardo, Giotto, Michelangelo, Botticelli, Raffaello, and many other esteemed artists. At the end of the guided tour, you may remain in the Uffizi Gallery until closing time.

Departs from Caffe San Firenze, located in Piazza San Firenze. Look for staff wearing fuchsia jackets. Please arrive 20 minutes prior to departure. Drop-off at city center. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Important: Please note that liquids of any type, with the exception of medicines and children’s bottles, are not allowed inside the Uffizi Gallery.

Day #8 06 May 2019 - 01 Jun 2019 $83.00
03 Jun 2019 - 06 Jul 2019 $83.00
08 Jul 2019 - 03 Aug 2019 $83.00
05 Aug 2019 - 31 Aug 2019 $83.00
02 Sep 2019 - 05 Oct 2019 $83.00
07 Oct 2019 - 31 Oct 2019 $83.00
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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.

Departs from Piazza della Minerva at the elephant statue with the obelisk in the middle of the square. Drop off in city center. Approximate tour duration is 2.5 hours.

Day #10 20 May 2019 - 26 May 2019 $65.00
29 May 2019 - 29 May 2019 $65.00
01 Jun 2019 - 01 Jun 2019 $65.00
03 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019 $65.00
30 Jun 2019 - 04 Jul 2019 $65.00
06 Jul 2019 - 06 Jul 2019 $65.00
08 Jul 2019 - 12 Aug 2019 $65.00
17 Aug 2019 - 31 Oct 2019 $65.00
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This evening, embark on a panoramic tour of Rome for a unique view of some of the most famous sites and monuments of the "eternal city". The tour begins on foot with a visit to the Trevi Fountain, where you will have the chance to toss in a coin to ensure a return trip to Rome. Continue towards Piazza delle Rotunda where you will admire the majestic Pantheon. Next, stop at Piazza Navona, and marvel at Bernini's Fountain of the Four Rivers. Following this walking tour, you will board a motor coach and enjoy illuminated views of Castel Sant'Angelo, St. Peter's Square, Circus Maximus, the Palatine Hill, and the Colosseum.

Departs from Via del Traforo, 143 in front of the Super Market. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure. Drop off at city center. Approximate tour duration is 2.5 hours.

Day #10 11 Apr 2019 - 31 Oct 2019 $66.00
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This morning visit 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 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 #11 02 May 2019 - 28 Jun 2019 $98.00
30 Jun 2019 - 13 Aug 2019 $98.00
16 Aug 2019 - 31 Oct 2019 $98.00
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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 from in front of the Arch of Constantine. 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, electronic devices, or knives are allowed inside of the sights.

Day #11 06 May 2019 - 01 Jun 2019 $87.00
03 Jun 2019 - 04 Jun 2019 $87.00
06 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019 $87.00
30 Jun 2019 - 06 Jul 2019 $87.00
08 Jul 2019 - 03 Aug 2019 $87.00
05 Aug 2019 - 31 Aug 2019 $87.00
02 Sep 2019 - 22 Sep 2019 $87.00
24 Sep 2019 - 03 Oct 2019 $87.00
05 Oct 2019 - 05 Oct 2019 $87.00
07 Oct 2019 - 26 Oct 2019 $87.00
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