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A Grand Tour of Italy Fly:Rail

(Tour code: IEF17)Experience Italy's magnificent cities by rail

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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Tour Highlights
  • Milan including a guided tour
  • City tour of Rome
  • Visit to the Vatican, with a tour
  • Guided tour of Florence, including the Duomo
  • Excursion to Pisa & Lucca
  • Venice including a sightseeing tour
  • Free time in Milan, Rome, Florence and Venice
What’s Included (Full details)
  • 1st & Standard Class Rail
  • 4* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Selected Evening Meals
  • Optional Bag Concierge
    Total Group Porterage on selected departures
  • Return Scheduled Flights

Itinerary & Map

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Departure Times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with our dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We write to all booked customers approximately 10 weeks prior to the start of their tour to advise the exact departure and return time for their particular group.

Flights to Milan
Days 1-2

UK to Milan

Today we fly from the UK to Milan. On Day 2 we enjoy a half-day sightseeing tour of Milan. Following the tour, your afternoon is at leisure.

  • Day 1 - Dinner
  • Day 2 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 2 - Milan Tour
Rome Colosseum
Days 3-4


Today we travel by high-speed rail to Rome. On Day 4 we take a guided tour before a free afternoon. We visit the fascinating Roman Forum, the centre of Roman public life for centuries, see the Colosseum, the largest amphitheatre ever built in the Roman Empire, and admire the Trevi Fountain, Rome's world-famous Baroque masterpiece.

  • Day 3 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 4 - Breakfast
  • Day 4 - Tour of Rome
Days 5-6

Vatican City and at leisure in Rome

Today we are joined by a local guide for a visit to Vatican City. Our tour of the tiny principality includes the captivating Vatican museums and the wonderful Sistine Chapel. On Day 6 you are free to continue exploring the fascinating city of Rome at your own pace.

  • Day 5 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 6 - Breakfast
  • Day 6 - Free day
Days 7-8


This morning we travel to Florence, where we enjoy a guided tour. Tonight we enjoy dinner in a local restaurant. Day 8 is spent at leisure in Renaissance Florence.

  • Day 7 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 8 - Breakfast
  • Day 8 - Free Day
Day 9

Standard Class rail excursion to Pisa and Lucca

Today we travel to Pisa, the city famous for its leaning tower. In Pisa we enjoy a guided tour. Later we continue to the charming city of Lucca.

  • Breakfast
  • Excursion to Pisa
  • Excursion to Lucca
Venetian gondolas
Days 10-12


This morning we leave Florence by rail, travelling to Venice. On Day 11, we take a guided tour of the heart of Venice. Your afternoon, and Day 12 are at leisure.

  • Days 10-11 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 12 - Breakfast
  • Day 11 - Guided City Tour
  • Day 12 - Free Day
Flight to UK
Day 13

To the UK

Today we fly from Venice to the UK.

  • Scheduled flights
  • Breakfast

Get in touch with one of our Travel Specialists

Helping you plan your holiday...

Julie Longfield
Phil Conde
Lynne Broadley
Lori Mcclaren



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