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Escorted Rail Tours to Turin

Known for the controversial Turin Shroud

Founded by the Romans in 28BC, the city of Turin has since been part of the Duchy of Savoy - including a stint as its capital - and the Kingdom of France before joining a united Italy in 1861. In the 1870s the Fréjus Tunnel was opened, providing a major link between France and Italy and boosting Turin's position as a bustling centre of trade. As a result of this long and varied history, Turin boasts a fantastic architectural heritage and a wealth of attractions.

The Turin Shroud
One of the city's most famous features is the Turin Shroud, which was also a major reason for the city's growth. Believed to be an imprint of Christ's face after being crucified, the shroud has been displayed in Turin since 1578 - and the city became a popular pilgrimage site from that time. The city is also home to one of Europe's largest Egyptian museums, and is rich in beautiful green parks, spacious boulevards and airy squares lined with grand buildings.

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Rome, Sorrento & the Amalfi CoastRome, Sorrento & the Amalfi Coast

Rome, Sorrento & the Amalfi Coast

The Amalfi Coast and its islands make up one of the most visually stunning regions in the whole of Europe. Starting in the ancient city of Rome, and then based in Sorrento, we visit magnificent Capri and the alluring lost city of Pompeii

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2019MayJun

12 days from $5,915 pp

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Puglia & BasilicataPuglia & Basilicata

Puglia & Basilicata

Immerse yourself in culture on the unspoilt 'heel' of Italy, a rugged, rural and breathtakingly beautiful area. We tour the ancient city of Rome before travelling through the olive groves, vineyards and almond trees of a region referred to as 'the breadbasket of Italy' on a wonderful adventure exploring Puglia & Basilicata.

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2019AprMayJunSep

13 days from $4,685 pp

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Highlights of TuscanyHighlights of Tuscany

Highlights of Tuscany

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.

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2019MayJunJulSep

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A Grand Tour of ItalyA Grand Tour of Italy

A Grand Tour of Italy

Experience the very essence of Italy as we discover stylish Milan, the Eternal City of Rome, the tiny yet powerful Vatican City, graceful Renaissance Florence, the labyrinthine port of grand Venice, and iconic Pisa with its unmistakable Leaning Tower, with comfortable rail travel and 4-Star hotels throughout.

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2019MaySep

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Top to Toe of ItalyTop to Toe of Italy

Top to Toe of Italy

From its ancient and classical cities to its hillside villages and dramatic coastline, Italy offers something for all visitors. On this incredible adventure we travel the length of this attractive country, taking in iconic sights such as Venice, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and Pompeii, and lesser-known places like Tuscan Siena.

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2019JunSep

15 days from $6,955 pp

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Venice CarnivalVenice Carnival

Venice Carnival

Enjoy a memorable rail break to the Floating City of Venice, where the dynamic atmosphere of carnival time is infectious. Experience the vibrant, theatrical ensembles first hand and enjoy excursions to some of Italy's famed attractions.

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2019Feb

8 days from $4,205 pp

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