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Trip Overview

Visit Florence and Rome on this great rail vacation. Explore the history and renaissance architecture of the beautiful city of Florence before continuing to Rome. Admire the Colosseum, the Vatican as you take in all the highlights of “the Eternal City”.

Highlights

  • Learn about the fascinating history of Florence as you explore this unique destination as part of a small group tour
  • Admire the treasures of the Vatican and the beauty of the Sistine Chapel 
  • Explore Ancient Rome with a guided tour of the Colosseum and the Roman Forum.

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • Rail Travel as per the itinerary
  • 4 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast 
  • Florence city tour
  • Skip the Line: Ancient Rome & Colosseum half-day walking tour in Rome
  • Skip the Line: Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel tour in Rome (not possible on Sundays)
Trip Map

Why Not...

Extend your trip or try this package in reverse. Call a Rail Expert for details.

Disclaimer:

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travelers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports are required when traveling outside the United States including crossing the Canadian border.

DAY 1 -FLORENCE

Your vacation starts by admiring the Italian countryside during the train journey to Florence. On arrival in this fascinating city, make your way to your hotel for a 2-night stay and then why head out for a stroll? There is amazing architecture to be admired, as you wander through the streets and piazzas that make up central Florence.(Overnight Florence)

DAY 2 -FLORENCE

Spend a full day exploring Florence today. Begin with a city which includes both the iconic sights and hidden gems of the city, taking in the famous Duomo, the “living museum” that is the Ponte Vecchio and more. If you would like to extend your stay in the ancient world, why not spend the afternoon at one of the city's famous museums, perhaps the Accademia, where you can admire Michelangelo's David, as well as many other sculptures and magnificent artwork.

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DAY 3 -ROME

In the morning,?check out of your hotel after breakfast and?catch the train?direct to Rome. Make your way to your hotel?before?you immerse?yourself in the ancient world with a guided skip-the-line tour of the Colosseum and the Roman Forum. This is the perfect way to learn?all about Imperial?Rome, as?well as being a source of great?photo opportunities that will allow you to remember your visit for years to come.?

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DAY?4-?ROME?

Spend a full day fully exploring the history of the?“Eternal City”.?First,?it's time?to?take advantage of the?skip-the-line?entrance?to tour the Vatican?City, taking in the amazing artifacts?in the Museum?and admiring?the breath-taking?beauty of Michelangelo's?Sistine Chapel.?In the afternoon?why not?take?a stroll through the many impressive streets and piazzas that make up?central?Rome. Don't forget to include?the iconic Trevi Fountain,?where legend dictates all?visitors must?throw a coin over?their shoulders?to?return in the future!?B?

DAY 5 - YOUR JOURNEY ENDS HERE

Following breakfast, it's time to check out of your hotel and continue your onward travel. B

MEAL GUIDE: B - BREAKFAST, BR - BRUNCH, L - LUNCH, AT - AFTERNOON TEA, D -DINNER

Hotel Ariston Rome

Located in the centre of Rome, just a stone's throw from Termini Station, the Ariston Hotel provides a fantastic vantage point for exploring all the Italian capital has to offer. The hotel's colourful guestrooms are all decorated in a modern style, and come complete with LCD TVs, minibars and air conditioning.

The Inn At The Roman Forum

Located just a few steps from some of the oldest and most precious ruins in Rome, including the Colosseum and the Roman Forum, this Inn is a proud member of the small luxury hotels of the world with a 5 star service. It boasts charming views of the Campidoglio, Palatin Hill, the Roman Forum and Venice Square.

The Inn At The Spanish Steps

The Inn at the Spanish Steps, located in Via Dei Condotti 85, is one of Rome's best-kept secrets. Member of The Small Luxury Hotels of the world is uniquely located on Rome's famed shopping street near Spanish Steps and and other famous monuments such as the Pantheon and the Trevi Fountain.

Kolbe Hotel Rome

With all the major sites of historic interest at only a short walk away, the Kolbe Hotel Rome will make you feel not only surrounded by but truly immersed into the magnificence of ancient Rome.

Mascagni Hotel Rome

The Mascagni Rome is a beautiful hotel set within an Umbertine style palace. Decorated with elegant antiques, this hotel offers comfortable surroundings, personalised service and spacious rooms featuring high ceilings and plenty of natural light. The Mascagni features a fully licensed bar, charming lounge serving Italian snacks and a free Wi-Fi area. The Mascagni hotel is located just 5 minutes walk from the main train station and within easy reach of Rome's attractions such as the Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps and Colosseum.

Hotel Dei Mellini Rome

Welcome to the wonderful world of Mellini, where every detail has been carefully put in place and where guests are surrounded by works of modern art made by artists from the Italian and Roman schools. Proud of being an independent Roman hotel! Our objective is to improve and grow by learning from our guests, from their needs and requests!

Morgana Hotel Rome

Situated just 200 yards from Rome's main Termini Station, the Morgana Hotel has the perfect location for anyone travelling in by train. The hotel's 108 rooms are traditionally decorated, and all come equipped with flat screen TVs and Wi-Fi internet access. Guests can make use of the fantastic transport links, and are free to use the gym in front of the hotel.

Hotel Athenaeum Florence

The Hotel Athenaeum Florence is a plush 4 star hotel comprised of 60 high quality rooms, gourmet restaurant, hotel bar, conference facilities, fitness room and even a billiard room. It's just a 10 minute walk from the magnificent Florence Cathedral and also within walking distance of the train station.

Grand Hotel Adriatico

The Grand Hotel Adriatico is a 4-star hotel located in a central and strategic position , a few steps from the Santa Maria Novella railway station, the fair district and the most interesting places of the city.

Starhotels Michelangelo Florence

As befits a hotel in beautiful Florence, our recently refurbished 4 star hotel in Florence city center pairs classic design with contemporary touches. Moments away you’ll discover the glittering River Arno and a kaleidoscope of inspiring sights.

NH Firenze Anglo American

In a central and quiet position, next to Lungarno Amerigo Vespucci, the NH Anglo American, four star hotel, is an elegant and refined hotel that reflects the history and the charm of this wonderful city. NH Anglo American rooms guarantee an intimate and confortable atmosphere, excellent services and greatest comfort. Our restaurant, "Il Granduca", proposes to its agreeable guests mouth-watering dishes of Tuscan and mediterranean cuisine, as well as a rich breakfast served every morning.

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Disclaimer:

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travelers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports are required when traveling outside the United States including crossing the Canadian border.

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