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  • 7 Day Venice, Florence & Rome – Independent Journey by Train

  • All departures are guaranteed. Travel any day.

    This 7-day tour takes you to visit three legendary cities in Italy. Each of these unique cities has its own architecture, customs, cuisine and points of interest. Venice, the romantic city of canals is linked by over 400 bridges. Florence, the Cradle of the Renaissance houses some of the greatest artistic achievements in the world. And the Eternal City of Rome, the capital of Italy is named after its found and first king, Romulus.

7 Day Venice, Florence & Rome – Independent Journey by Train
7 Day Venice, Florence & Rome – Independent Journey by Train contact us for details

Your land cost includes:

  • Private arrival transfer by water taxi from Venice airport to the hotel pier
  • Selected class hotels
  • 2 nights in Venice
  • 2 nights in Florence
  • 2 nights in Rome Daily breakfast
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • High-speed train Venice to Florence (economy tickets)
  • High-speed train Florence to Rome (economy tickets)
  • Regular walking tour in Venice
  • Regular walking tour in Florence
  • Regular tour skip-the-line Vatican Museums
  • Private departure transfer to Rome airport

Your land cost does not include:

  • Airfare to Venice and back from Rome
  • Departure taxes, fuel surcharges and airport improvement fees
  • Porterage at airports and hotels
  • Transfer from hotel to the Santa Lucia train station in Venice.
  • Transfer from the Florence train station to your hotel.
  • Transfer from the hotel to the Florence train station.
  • Transfer from the Rome train station to your hotel in Rome.
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Early check-in/late check out
  • Optional tours
  • Tourist city taxes are not included and must be paid by the passengers directly
  • to the hotel
  • Insurance though not included is strongly recommended
  • Gratuities of a purely personal nature such as laundry and valet service
  • Tipping to guide, driver and hotel staff
  • E. & O.E.

This vacation can be combined with our Escorted tours, Adriatic cruises, or other Independent journeys.

Hotels:

First-class
Venice – Principe or similar
Florence – NH Anglo American or similar
Rome – NH Vittorio Veneto or similar

Superior first-class
Venice – Luna Hotel Baglioni or similar
Florence – NH Collection Porta Rossa or similar
Rome – NH Collection Fori Imperiale or similar
Itinerary:

Day 1 Arrive in Venice
Welcome to Venice, an ancient and historically important city also known as the “City of Canals,” “The Floating City” and “Serenissima”. Upon arrival, you will be met before walking to the pier to board a water taxi and then transferred to your hotel pier. The rest of the day is free to relax or to begin exploring on your own.

Day 2 in Venice
This morning enjoy a city walking tour starting at St. Mark’s Square, the main square of Venice situated at the end of the Grand Canal. Visit the Doge’s Palace, one of the landmarks of the city and a masterpiece of Gothic architecture. Continue to St. Mark’s Basilica situated at the eastern end of Piazza San Marco and connected to the Doge’s Palace. It is one of the most beautiful cathedrals in Europe. St. Mark’s Campanile (Bell Tower) is the tallest buildings in Venice. The Bridge of Sighs also known as the “Ponte Dei Sospiri” connected the New Prison to the interrogation rooms in the Doge’s Palace. It was named the Bridge of Sighs for the inmates that walked along the bridge sighing at their last glance of freedom. The tour ends with a visit to a glass blowing factory where you will see a demonstration of a traditional Venetian glass blowing. The rest of the day is at leisure. (B)

Day 3 from Venice to Florence
Make your way to the Santa Lucia train station to take the train to Florence. Upon arrival in Florence, home of the Renaissance, make your way to your hotel. The rest of the day is free. (B)

Day 4 in Florence
Today depart on a walking tour in the old city center to the Duomo Complex featuring Giotto’s Bell Tower. There is no elevator to the top, there are 414 steps for a breathtaking panoramic view of the city and the surrounding hills. The bell tower has seven bells, the largest known as Santa Reparata. In front of the Cathedral is one of the most important monuments in the city.- the Baptistery which includes the famous Porta del Paradiso also known as the golden Eastern Doors or the Gates of Paradise depicting scenes from the Old Testament. Finally, the Cathedral with its magnificent Cupola del Brunelleschi, a Renaissance masterpiece created by Filippo Brunelleschi considered the largest masonry dome ever constructed. A short walk brings you to the renowned Galleria dell ’Accademia where you can admire the famous “David” by Michelangelo, possibly the most famous sculpture in the world. Inside you will also have the opportunity to see Michaelangelo’s unfinished “Prisoners” amongst other well-known works. (B)

Day 5 from Florence to Rome
Make your way to the Florence train station to take the train to Rome. Upon arrival, make your way to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to start exploring on your own. Perhaps a walk to Spanish Steps consisting of 138 marble steps connecting the lower Piazza di Spagna with the Piazza Trinita Dei Monti. Or perhaps the famous Trevi Fountain, one of the most famous fountains in the world. (B)

Day 6 in Rome
The regular tour of Vatican Museums, one of the largest museum complexes in the world. This priceless collection was accumulated by the Catholic church over centuries. The tour begins by coach and follows the ancient Aurelian Walls which once surrounded the ancient city. Finally, on arrival at the Vatican Walls, your guide will then lead you into the Vatican Museums and St. Peter Basilica, a Renaissance church within Vatican City and one of the most important churches in the Catholic world. Next, you arrive in the famous Sistine Chapel in the Apostolic Palace once known as Cappella Magna. Here you will see the famous “Last Judgement” by Michelangelo. This is one of the most famous painted ceilings in the world. (B)

Day 7 Depart Rome
After breakfast, say arrivederci Roma as you are transferred to Rome airport for your flight home. (B)

Rates are per person, in USD based on double occupancy.

First-class hotels

Travel between US Per person in double US Single supplement
01/07/22 02/04/22 $1,359 $565
02/05/22 03/31/22 $1,569 $775
04/01/22 07/11/22 $1,925 $1,128
07/12/22 08/25/22 $1,615 $819
08/26/22 09/06/22 $1,885 $1,089
09/07/22 10/31/22 $1,965 $1,149

 Superior first-class hotels

Travel between US Per person in double US Single supplement
01/07/22 02/04/22 $2,099 $1,305
02/05/22 03/25/22 $2,599 $1,805
03/26/22 04/28/22 $3,185 $2,389
04/29/22 07/12/22 $3,469 $2,669
07/13/22 09/25/22 $2,875 $2,079
09/26/22 10/31/22 $3,469 $2,669

 B = breakfast L= lunch Dinner = dinner

For information and reservations contact,  Janice Snider.