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The Cities of Art – Independent Rail Tour IT112

7 nights / 8 days

Independent Tour

Daily Departures January to December 2019 

Visit: Rome, Florence, Venice.

Visit the beautiful cities of Rome, Florence and Venice by train. This independent package gives you the ease of rail tickets and the safety of pre-booked 3- or 4-star accommodation, located close to the station in each city.  This tour includes a 3-hour walking tour in Rome, 2-hour walking tour in Florence and a 90-minute walking tour in Venice.  Additional city tours and night’s accommodation may be booked on request.

Day 01: ROME
Transfer from Rome airport or rail station to your hotel.

Day 2: ROME
Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning enjoy an orientation tour of the Rome city center. Reach the meeting point of the tour 15 minutes prior to the departure (hotel pick up is not provided) and enjoy a 3-hour walking tour including Campo dei Fiori, Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps. Rest of the day at leisure. Optional afternoon / night sightseeing tours are available. 

Day 3: ROME
Breakfast at hotel and day at leisure. Optional tours in the city or to Naples and Pompeii are available. 

Day 4: ROME – FLORENCE
Breakfast at the hotel and independent transfer to the Rome rail station where you will board your high-speed train to Florence. Upon arrival in Florence, transfer on your own to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure, optional afternoon / night sightseeing tours are available.

Day 5: FLORENCE
Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning enjoy an orientation tour of the Florence city center. Reach the meeting point of the tour 15 minutes prior to the departure (pick-up from hotel not provided) and enjoy 2 hours walking tour including the Duomo, Baptistry, Giotto Bell Tower, Piazza della Signoria and Palazzo Vecchio.  Rest of the day at leisure. Optional afternoon / night sightseeing tours are available. 

Day 6: FLORENCE – VENICE
Breakfast at the hotel and independent transfer to the Florence rail station where you will board your high-speed train to Venice. Upon arrival in Venice, transfer on your own to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure, optional afternoon / night sightseeing tours are available.

Day 7: VENICE
Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning enjoy an orientation tour of the Venice city Centre. Reach the meeting point of the tour 15 minutes prior to the departure (pick-up from hotel not provided) and enjoy a 1 hour 30 min. walking tour including Piazza San Marco with its Basilica, Clock Tower and Palazzo Ducale. Rest of the day at leisure. Optional afternoon / night sightseeing tours or gondola ride are available. 

Day 8: VENICE
Breakfast at the hotel and end of services. 

Includes:

  • Arrival transfer in Rome by private Car / Minibus (from Airport or Railway Station)
  • 7 Night’s accommodation in standard room in 4* or 3* hotels (3 Rome, 2 Florence, 2 Venice)  
  • 7 breakfasts
  • 3-hour walking city tour in Rome
  • 1st or 2nd Class train tickets from Rome to Florence (high speed train with seat reservation)
  • 2- hour walking city tour in Florence
  • 1st or 2nd Class train tickets from Florence to Venice (high speed train with seat reservation)
  • 1 hour 30 min walking city tour in Venice

Excludes:

  • Flights
  • City taxes collected by the hotel. Euro 2-3 per night per guest.
  • Meals and drinks
  • Transfers from the hotel to the train station / train station to hotel except on Day 1.

Hotels:

4* package

  • Rome: Hotel Universo / Hotel Smart or similar
  • Florence: Hotel Adler Cavalieri / Hotel Executive or similar
  • Venice: Hotel Amadeus / Hotel Principe / Hotel Ai Mori D’Oriente or similar

 3* package

  • Rome: Hotel Giglio Dell’ Opera / Hotel Galileo or similar
  • Florence: Hotel Alinari / Hotel Galileo or similar /
  • Venice: Hotel Carlton Capri / Hotel Al Sole / Hotel Nazionale or similar        

2019 Price per person in Euro:

  • US$ rate varies depending on exchange rate
  • Note prices are subject to change as rail ticket prices can fluctuate
  • Prices are not valid during fair periods in Florence
  • For pricing confirmation please contact us