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Highlights of Italy Rail Tour ~ 9 Days

Itinerary

Day 1: Sunday Venice – Arrival Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free to explore the “Floating City”. Overnight.

Day 2: Monday Explore Venice Join morning walking city tour, with skip-the-line entry to the spectacular St. Mark’s Basilica.  Explore  some lesser-known corners of the city. Venetian experiences, an unforgettable gondola ride to explore the city’s beauty from the water. The afternoon is at leisure or consider joining a tour to Murano, Burano, and Torcello. Overnight.

Day 3: Tuesday Venice – Florence Morning, Rail departure  High Speed  train to Florence. Arrival and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure in this Renaissance jewel. Overnight.

Day 4: Wednesday Explore Florence. Your morning walking tour, you will see Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio, the Duomo, the Baptistery, Brunelleschi’s Dome,  Pontevecchio Bridge and the secret Vasari Corridor. Afternoon at leisure optional tour of the Uffizi Gallery or  Accademia Gallery. Overnight.

Day 5: Thursday Florence – Rome. Make your own way to the train station, High Speed Train to Rome. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel. The remainder of the day is free to enjoy the “Eternal City”. Overnight.

Day 6: Friday Explore Rome Morning, small group tour. Visit some of the most famous and symbolic sights;

Jewish Ghetto,  Porticus Octaviae, Campo de Fiori, Piazza Navona,  Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps,  and Bernini’s fountain La Barcaccia.  Afternoon Meet guide in front of the Vatican Museums, visit  Sistine Chapel, continue on to St. Peter’s Basilica to admire among others, Michelangelo’s masterpiece La Pieta. Tour ends St. Peter’s Square. Overnight

Day 7: Saturday Rome – Naples – Pompeii – Sorrento   Make your own way to the train station High Speed Train to Naples. Arriva and transferred to hotel  in Sorrento. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight.

Day 8: Sunday: Sorrento at Leisure After breakfast enjoy optional cruise to Capri, (seasonal) OR  tour of the Amalfi Coast  with picturesque villages suspended into cliffs. Return to hotel  in Sorrento. Overnight.

Day 9:  Monday Sorrento – Naples – Departure. After breakfast transfer to Naples airport/ rail station.

 

Included

  • 4* Hotel B&B, 2 Nights each stay Venice, Florence, Rome, Sorrento
  • Second Class High Speed Trains: VCE-FLR-ROM-NAP
  • Venice Meet & Greet Transfer, Departure transfer Sorrento to Naples Airport, Arrival Transfers Rail Station to FLR, ROM, NAP, to Hotels
  • 2-Hr group Walking Tour of Venice includes St. Mark’s & 30 Min. Gondola Ride, 2,5-Hr group Walking Tour Florence. 6-Hr walking Tour Rome, Hotel Pick Up + Vatican Museums
  • Excursion to Capri Island & to Amalfi Coast from Sorrento.

Not included

  • Flights
  • Tips and gratuities
  • City Tourist Tax; paid locally at hotels
  • Items & expenses of a personal nature, and any items that have not mentioned in the “ Includes”.

2018 Rates & Departure Dates

DatesDoubleSingle
Jan 11- Feb 22$1410$2225
Mar 08- Mar 22$1405$2385
Apr 12 - Jun 28$1670$2690
Jul 07- Aug 23$1530$2230
Sep 13- Oct 25$1670$2690
Nov 11- Dec 20$1410$2225

4* Hotels or Similar

  • Venice: Giorgione, Santa Marina, Palazzo Selvadego, Monaco & Grand Canal, Bonvecchiati
  • Florence: Roma, Adriatico, Baglioni, Diplomat, Palazzo Strozzi
  • Rome: Savoy, Dei Borgia, Barberini, Berg Luxury, Empire Palace
  • Sorrento: Imperial Tramontano, Regina, Capodimonte, Antiche Mura

2018 Price per person in Canadian Dollars,  Minimum 2 passengers.
All rates and hotel availability subject to change.  High season surcharges may apply


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