Great Rail Journeys invites you to experience the romance, history and culture of Italy. Whether it is Da Vinci's Milan, Romeo's Verona or Marco Polo's Venice, train travel in Italy brings cultural ruins and excellent vintages at every turn. Travelling south through the gastronomic paradise of Tuscany, Umbria and of course Rome, one arrives in sunny Naples and Sicily for an entirely different Italian flavour. Train travel in Italy has never been more convenient as our experienced advisors plan your journey from the UK and create a detailed itinerary for when you arrive.
Picturesque, peaceful and perfectly placed for our visits to Verona and Venice, this is a wonderful and relaxing holiday; a great way to enjoy the pretty scenery of Lake Garda and the surrounding region of northern Italy.
Combining culture, exploration and sightseeing, this wonderful Mediterranean cruise on the Norwegian Jade begins and ends in the romantic city of Venice. We explore the Dalmation coast visiting Dubrovnik and Split, head to the ancient city of Athens and enjoy time at sea to make the most of the ship's excellent on board facilities.
Picture-perfect Sirmione is perched on the tip of a peninsula on the southern shore of Lake Garda. Known as the 'Pearl of the Lake', the town is dominated by its fairytale castle, ruined Roman villa and far-reaching lake views.
Discover the true colours of this acclaimed region on a tour of the highlights of Tuscany. Ochre and terracotta hill towns linked by winding white roads, interspersed with fields of poppies and sunflowers contrast with the magnificent architecture of the great Renaissance cities.
Unwind in the lakeside Savoy Palace Hotel in Gardone Riviera, savouring the fresh air and mild climate, with sparkling Lake Garda as a backdrop. Enjoy a flavour of Venice, fabulous Verona, and a meal at an 'agriturismo' on this fantastic rail holiday packed full of delights.
Colourful villages cling to the dramatic coastline of the Italian Riviera, with the glittering Mediterranean forming picture-postcard vistas in every direction, and glamorous yachts clamouring for attention alongside quaint fishing boats in idyllic harbours.
Lake Como, pretty Italian towns, lake steamers, mountain scenery and historic mansions provide the setting for this spectacular tour. Our holiday is based around Lake Como, which has been attracting visitors to its beautiful shores for more than 200 years.
Set on the eastern shore of Lake Garda, pretty Bardolino is one of the region's most charming lakeside towns. It is also the base for this delightful and diverse holiday, which takes in the most beautiful sights and samples some of the exquisite tastes of the region, in addition to exploring some of Northern Italy's finest cities.
We head to Umbria, the green heart of Italy, for a fantastic holiday in this unspoilt region. From our base in the beautiful city of Perugia, we explore walled towns, visit the perched cliff-top town of Orvieto, picturesque Lake Trasimeno and follow the Umbrian Wine Trail to Torgiano, where we taste some of Umbria's finest wines.
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