CLASSICAL ITALY BY RAIL
Unpack Twice • Rome, Venice, & Florence • Two Rail Excursions

9 Days - Tour Dates: October 19 - 27, 2021
10 Meals Included


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Activity Level:

Activity Level 3: Moderately Active Pace - Active walking daily, some hiking, uneven terrain, hills, and steps. Less rest options available. Active sightseeing, early starts, evening activities, and significant travel times possible.

Price Per Person:

$4399.00 Double Occupancy
$4349.00 Triple Occupancy
$5199.00 Single Occupancy

Cash Early Booking Discount
SAVE $200 - First 1-10 Clients
SAVE $150 - 11-20 Clients
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Single Supplement Discount
The first TWO Singles to book, SAVE 50% off the Single Supplement
 

Prices include airfare from SAN/LAX. Please call or refer to our catalog for prices from your home city.

Tour Highlights:

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
  • Round Trip Home Pick-up*
  • Round Trip Airfare
  • 10 Meals: 7-Breakfasts, 3-Dinners
  • Unpack twice: Rome & Florence
  • Two Round Trip Rail Excursions: Rome to Naples and Florence to Venice
  • Rome: Highlights of Rome tour + Vatican
  • Pompeii & Italian Coast on a Day trip
  • Pisa: Piazza dei Miracoli & Leaning Tower
  • Monteriggioni walled city visit
  • Venice: Highlights + Gondola Ride
  • Florence: tour + Academia David statue
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Hotel Transfers & Baggage at Hotels
VALID PASSPORT REQUIRED

Daily Itinerary:

Day 1 - Tuesday, 10/19/2021 - Fly to Italy
Home Pick-up and overnight flight to Rome. - In-Flight Meal
Day 2 - Wednesday, 10/20/2021 - Arrive Rome
Arrive in Rome, meet your Tour Manager and transfer to your hotel in Rome for a four-night stay. Tonight enjoy a Welcome Dinner with your fellow travelers. - Dinner
Day 3 - Thursday, 10/21/2021 - Rome / Vatican City
Today enjoy a full day Rome city tour. Visit the Treasures of the Vatican Museum, home to one of the world’s most extensive collections of art including Michelangelo’s impressive Sistine Chapel. Later visit St. Peter’s Basilica then see the Colosseum, The Arch of Constantine, Circus Maximus, and Piazza Venezia. Later return to your hotel and enjoy the evening at leisure. - Breakfast
Day 4 - Friday, 10/22/2021 - Pompeii & Amalfi Coast
Today travel south by High Speed Train to Naples. Upon arrival, travel to Pompeii and enjoy a Pompeii Excavations Tour featuring the Roman city preserved by ash and mud almost exactly as it was on the day Mount Vesuvius erupted in AD 79. Continue the leisurely journey to the beautiful Italian Coast dotted with picturesque towns, villages and rocky cliffs. Enjoy spectacular views and some time at leisure. Return to Naples and board your High Speed Train back to Rome. - Breakfast
Day 5 - Saturday, 10/23/2021 - Monteriggioni / Pisa
This morning travel by motorcoach to the walled town of Monteriggioni, in the heart of Tuscany. Monteriggioni is known for its medieval fortifications, watchtowers, old town, and spectacular views of the surrounding Chianti region. Later visit one of the most famous cities in Italy, Pisa. Stroll into the Piazza Dei Miracoli to see the Duomo, the historic Baptistry and the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa. The tower is 180 feet high and no less than 13 feet off of the perpendicular; an amazing sight to see. Arrive in Florence and check in for a four night stay. Enjoy dinner tonight with your fellow travelers - Breakfast - Dinner
Day 6 - Sunday, 10/24/2021 - Florence
This morning enjoy a Florence city tour featuring a visit to the Academy Gallery to see Michelangelo’s awesome original Statue of David. Then view the Duomo to see Giotto’s Belltower, Bruneleschi’s Dome and the Baptistry with its impressive Gates of Paradise. Continue to Piazza Della Signoria and Santa Croce. The insightful walking tour also crosses the famous Ponte Vecchio Bridge lined with shops. The afternoon is free to shop, enjoy an outdoor cafe, and explore on your own. - Breakfast
Day 7 - Monday, 10/25/2021 - Rail Day Trip to Venice
After breakfast, board your High Speed Train to Venice and enjoy a leisurely ride to this incredible city. Start your Venice city tour with a water taxi ride to St. Mark’s Square to see St. Mark’s Basilica, the lavish Doge’s Palace, Clock Tower and the Bridge of Sighs. Also enjoy the quintessential Venetian experience – a Venice Gondola Ride on the canals. Later enjoy a Venetian glass making demonstration. This afternoon enjoy some time at leisure to wander through this exceptional city. Return to Florence via High Speed Train. - Breakfast
Day 8 - Tuesday, 10/26/2021 - Florence
Enjoy the day at leisure in Florence. Maybe stroll along city streets & shop, enjoy a tasty pizzeria lunch or perhaps visit a museum. A full day optional excursion will be available to both Siena & San Gimignano. Tonight, enjoy a Farewell Dinner featuring entertainment with your fellow travelers at a popular local restaurant in the Florence area. - Breakfast - Dinner
Day 9 - Wednesday, 10/27/2021 - Fly Home to USA
This morning transfer to the airport and fly home with wonderful memories of Italy. - Breakfast

Additional Tour Information:

FEATURED HOTELS
  • Rome (3) - Hotel Donna Laura
  • Florence (4) - Hotel Mediterraneo
Alternate hotels may be used

*Please see Terms & Conditions