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Travel through Italy’s greatest cities

Travel through Italy's greatest cities, on a holiday by rail that takes in the best of what this fascinating country has to offer.

Highlights
  • Discover the delights of three stunning Italian cities
  • 4-Star hotels throughout your stay in Italy
  • Discover world-famous sights at your own pace
What’s Included
  • Return Travel to and from Italy
  • 4* Hotel Accommodation
  • Colosseum, Rome
    The Grand Canal, Venice

Grand Tour of Italy Tour Details

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Day 1 To Milan
To Milan

To Milan

Your journey begins at London St Pancras, as you board the Eurostar, travelling to Paris. From here, change trains and continue to Milan, Italy's fashion capital, where you overnight.

Days 2-4 Venice Gondolas
Venice Gondolas

Exploring Venice

Your adventure continues by rail today, as you travel to the mesmerising city of Venice. On arrival, you check into your 4-Star hotel, where you stay during your time in the 'Floating City.' Perhaps explore the city's waterways by traditional gondola, or simply explore on foot. Although incredibly beautiful by day, Venice is even more enchanting by night. As darkness falls, sit back and watch the magic unfold in St Mark's Square as the sound of orchestras fills the evening air.

Includes:
  • Breakfast
Days 5-7 Florence
Florence

Florence

The next stop on your holiday is the Tuscan city of Florence. Famed for its wealth of Renaissance art, a fifth of which is kept in Florentine galleries, Florence features a delightful collection of handsome piazzas and picturesque streets, perfect to discover on a gentle stroll. Pisa is within easy reach, so perhaps take a day away to visit the famous 'Leaning Tower.' Alternatively, charming Lucca is well worth a visit, for its quiet streets and quaint medieval feel.

Includes:
  • Breakfast
Days 8-10 Trevi Fountain, Rome
Trevi Fountain, Rome

Rome

You arrive by rail into Rome today, the capital of Italy, known as the 'Eternal City.' Rome's architecture charts the passage of time as clearly as anywhere in Europe; with wonderfully preserved monuments from the early Romans and buildings with distinctive medieval, Renaissance and Baroque features. Take your time to soak up the ancient sights, and perhaps explore Vatican City, nestled within the boundaries of Rome itself.

Includes:
  • Breakfast
Days 11-12 Return Home
Return Home

Return to London

Leave Rome behind today, as you make your way by rail to Turin, where you overnight. On Day 12, bid a fond farewell to Italy, as you continue by rail to Paris. Here you board the Eurostar, for the journey back to London.

Includes:
  • Breakfast
Please Note

Please Note

Please note: Transfers available on request.

Departure Times

All departures on this tour depart on Eurostar after 12pm, allowing morning travel into London from most of the UK.

What’s included
What's Included
  • Return travel to and from Italy, and all rail travel whilst in Italy
  • 11 nights' accommodation with breakfast in Italy
  • Free time to explore some of Italy's best cities at your leisure
Laura Strawinski
Laura
Sally Hauser
Sally
Mark Brennan
Mark
Grand Tour of Italy

Travel through Italy’s greatest cities

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