Rome, Florence, Venice, Milan
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Travel around Italy on this 8 day independent rail package from Rome to Milan
Arrival at Rome Fiumicino airport and transfer to the hotel by a private car. During the rest of the day, free time at your disposal for a first exploratory tour of the Eternal City. A 24-hour ticket for a double-decker tourist bus (with multilingual audio guide) is included, which can also be used for getting around the city, ideal for those who want to go sightseeing on their own to discover the most famous symbols of Rome, such as the Colosseum, Piazza Navona, the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, Spain Square. Overnight in Rome.
Breakfast at the hotel, then another day dedicated to discovering the city. We suggest a tour of Imperial Rome, to closely admire the monuments of the Roman Forum, enter the Colosseum and listen to our guide’s presentation of the evocative history of ancient Rome and the gladiators’ fights that took place there. Or you can join an excursion to visit Rome Catacombs. For the evening we recommend a nice walk in the Trastevere district, full of typical restaurants. Overnight in Rome.
After breakfast at the hotel, make your own way to Rome Termini station to board the high-speed train to Florence; the journey takes about 1h 30’. After arriving, make your own way to the hotel accommodation with free time available for an independent visit of the city, the ‘cradle of the Renaissance’. Among the places that certainly are worth being seen include Piazza della Signoria, the medieval heart of the city, Piazza Santa Croce with its past noble families’ buildings, and the home of Dante, the Supreme Poet author of the Divine Comedy. A small taste of typical local products is included to make a pleasant stop during a first exploratory tour of the city and its wonders. Overnight in Florence.
Breakfast at the hotel, then full day dedicated to the discover Florence at your own pace. There is an optional walking tour or a guided tour of the Accademia Gallery, which houses the original of Michelangelo’s famous statue of David. Alternatively, you can go on half-day or full-day excursions to discover the neighbouring places of interest such as the Chianti district with its world-famous wines or more distant places but with an undisputable charm such as the Cinque Terre. Overnight in Florence.
After breakfast at the hotel, make your own way to the train station. Board the high-speed train to Venice S. Lucia. The journey takes about 2h 15′. After arriving, make your own way to your hotel accommodation. In the afternoon there will be a 30-minute “gondola ride” with commentary via app on your mobile phone. Overnight stay in Venice.
Breakfast at the hotel, then full day dedicated to the discovery of Venice or its lagoon. Suggest a guided walking tour through the most famous places in the city (Piazza San Marco with the Basilica and the Clock Tower, the Rialto Bridge, Campo Santa Maria Formosa) and others less known; or a skip-the-line guided tour of the Doge’s Palace, with the Doge’s luxurious apartments and the famous Bridge of Sighs. Alternatively, you can go on a boat trip to the islands of the Venice lagoon: Murano, known all over the world for its famous glass craftmanship; Burano, famous not only for its lace, but also, for the picturesque fishermen’s houses all painted in bright colours; and Torcello, the first settlement centre in the lagoon. Overnight in Venice.
After breakfast at the hotel, make your own way to the train station and board the high-speed train to Milan. The journey takes about 2h 30 ‘. After arriving, make your own way to your hotel with free time to visit the city at your leisure. A one-day ticket for the hop-on / hop-off tourist bus (with multilingual audio guide) is included, which can also be used to get around the city, ideal for those who want to go sightseeing on their own to discover the most famous symbols of Milan, such as the Duomo, the Castello Sforzesco, the Basilica of Sant’Ambrogio and the Navigli, the famous canals, the very hub of the Milanese nightlife. Overnight in Milan.
Breakfast at the hotel before checking-out. End of our services.
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2 nights accommodation in Rome
2 nights accommodation in Florence
2 nights accommodation in Venice
1 night accommodation in Milan
Touring with Multilingual speaking guide
Tours as per itinerary
Arrival private transfer from Rome Fiumicino Airport to hotel in Rome city centre (transfer in only)
2nd class high speed train ticket from Roma Termini to Firenze Santa Maria Novella station
2nd class high speed train ticket from Firenze Santa Maria Novella station to Venezia St. Lucia station
2nd class high speed train ticket from Venezia St. Lucia to Milano Centrale station
Optional tours: (to be booked and paid for locally)
Optional upgrade to 1st class train ticket – $112 AUD per person. Available to select at time of booking.
Optional upgrade to 1st class train ticket – $95 AUD per person. Available to select at time of booking.
Tasting of local products in Florence
24h Hop-on Hop-off ticket in Rome, including audio guide with commentary
30 minutes Gondola ride with commentary on app to be downloaded on your smart phone (gondola shared with other passengers)
24h Hop-on Hop-off ticket in Milan, including audio guide with commentary
Transfers to and from train stations. Note: hotels will be located within walking distance from stations.
Entrance tickets to monuments and/or museums
Tourist/city taxes that may apply. These will need to be paid locally
Any beverages or meals not listed in itinerary
Extras, tips, porterage service
Optional tours and experiences
Passport and visa fees
Any items of a personal nature
All rates are based on twin/double share. Please enquire for single and triple rates. Rates are based on AUD.
Availability is conditional on final confirmation from the supplier and is subject to change.
Accommodation is subject to change without notice. Every effort is made to avoid hotel changes, but should a mid-tour hotel change become necessary after this list has been printed, contact details of the new hotel will be supplied to you by your Tour Director.
Hotel rooms may not be available for check-in before 2:00 p.m.
Class of rail ticket is based on 2nd class unless the optional upgrade to 1st class can be selected at the time of booking.
Rates are based on 2023 train tickets. Should the train company increase their prices for 2024, our rates will also increase accordingly.
In some cities, Triple Room cannot be guaranteed. Alternatively 1 Double/Twin + 1 Single (non-connecting rooms) will be assigned, at no additional cost. Please note that minors cannot stay alone in the room.
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