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Trip Overview

Savour delicious food and beautiful architecture in two romantic cities on this six-night Italian holiday by rail. Start with three nights in the glorious Italian city of Florence. Soak up the wonderful Renaissance art at the city's galleries before continuing the journey further south to Rome. Marvel at the walls of the Colosseum, wander up the Spanish Steps or explore the Vatican City.

Highlights

  • Visit the famous Uffizi Gallery in Florence
  • Explore the Vatican City and the ancient walls of the Colosseum in Rome

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • 3 nights’ hotel stay with breakfast in Florence
  • 3 nights’ hotel stay with breakfast in Rome
  • Secret Food Tour Florence including drinks upgrade package
  • Rome City Sightseeing
Trip Map

Why Not...

Extend your trip or try this package in reverse. Call a Rail Expert for details.

Disclaimer:

Prices are per person and subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards.

Daily Itinerary:

DAY 1 – ARRIVE IN FLORENCE
Welcome to Florence! On arrival, check in at your hotel and enjoy a three-night stay. Once settled in, why not head to the popular Uffizi Gallery and see the Renaissance works of great artists such as Botticelli, Raphael and Michelangelo. (Overnight in Florence) B

DAY 2 - FLORENCE
No visit to Florence is complete with a visit to the Duomo Basilica, marvel at its beautiful frescoes and spectacular dome that dominates the city's skyline. Why not visit the museums housed at the Pitti Palace or take a stroll around the charming Boboli Gardens? Or you may wish to soak up the local architecture and visit some of the city's iconic churches, such as Santa Maria Novella and Santa Croce. (Overnight in Florence) B

DAY 3 - FLORENCE
Florentines are extremely passionate about their food and city, and its history. On today’s Secret Food Tour, you'll get to try delicious food and wine from across Tuscany, but more specifically from the Florentine tradition. Plus, your guide will show you how to find the best shops and restaurants and provide other great tips to make your time in Florence truly memorable one. (Overnight in Florence) B

DAY 4 - FLORENCE TO ROME
After breakfast in the hotel, take a train from Santa Maria Novella station and journey south, past charming rural villages and verdant fields, ahead of your arrival in Rome in the early afternoon. On arrival, make your way to your hotel and check in for a three-night stay. Spend the next couple days discovering the treasures of this ancient city. (Overnight in Rome) B

DAY 5 - ROME
After breakfast today, enjoy exploring Europe's largest open-air museum using your Hop on Hop Off sightseeing bus ticket. Shrouded in legend, Rome is home to hundreds of ancient artifacts, architecture, beautiful churches and Basilicas such as St Peter's and St Martin's. Take a tour of the Vatican to discover the fascinating stories behind the smallest country in the world. Stop for a delicious Italian ice-cream in one of the pretty cafés by the Trevi fountain and then walk in the footsteps of gladiators at the famous Colosseum. Don't forget to have your photo taken with one of the slightly more modern gladiators outside! (Overnight in Rome) B

DAY 6 – ROME
Don't miss a stroll around some of the beautiful museums of Rome. The Vatican museum holds a superb collection as well as housing the Sistine Chapel - the Vatican itself is also a country in its own right, the smallest in all of Europe. The Capitoline displays ancient Roman artefacts and the Borghese Gallery is world-renowned for its impressive artworks. (Overnight in Rome) B

DAY 7 – DEPART ROME
After breakfast this morning, check out of your hotel and continue with your travels. If you wish to extend your holiday, perhaps with an additional day in a different city, one of our Rail Specialists will be happy to assist you with the details. B

MEAL GUIDE: B - BREAKFAST, BR - BRUNCH, L - LUNCH, AT - AFTERNOON TEA, D -DINNER

Hotel Ariston Rome

Located in the centre of Rome, just a stone's throw from Termini Station, the Ariston Hotel provides a fantastic vantage point for exploring all the Italian capital has to offer. The hotel's colourful guestrooms are all decorated in a modern style, and come complete with LCD TVs, minibars and air conditioning.

The Inn At The Roman Forum

Located just a few steps from some of the oldest and most precious ruins in Rome, including the Colosseum and the Roman Forum, this Inn is a proud member of the small luxury hotels of the world with a 5 star service. It boasts charming views of the Campidoglio, Palatin Hill, the Roman Forum and Venice Square.

The Inn At The Spanish Steps

The Inn at the Spanish Steps, located in Via Dei Condotti 85, is one of Rome's best-kept secrets. Member of The Small Luxury Hotels of the world is uniquely located on Rome's famed shopping street near Spanish Steps and and other famous monuments such as the Pantheon and the Trevi Fountain.

Hotel Dei Mellini Rome

Welcome to the wonderful world of Mellini, where every detail has been carefully put in place and where guests are surrounded by works of modern art made by artists from the Italian and Roman schools. Proud of being an independent Roman hotel! Our objective is to improve and grow by learning from our guests, from their needs and requests!

Morgana Hotel Rome

Situated just 200 yards from Rome's main Termini Station, the Morgana Hotel has the perfect location for anyone travelling in by train. The hotel's 108 rooms are traditionally decorated, and all come equipped with flat screen TVs and Wi-Fi internet access. Guests can make use of the fantastic transport links, and are free to use the gym in front of the hotel.

Hotel Athenaeum Florence

The Hotel Athenaeum Florence is a plush 4 star hotel comprised of 60 high quality rooms, gourmet restaurant, hotel bar, conference facilities, fitness room and even a billiard room. It's just a 10 minute walk from the magnificent Florence Cathedral and also within walking distance of the train station.

Hotel Botticelli Florence

The Boticelli Hotel in Florence is situated in the heart of the city, a stone’s throw from San Lorenzo Market and Santa Maria Novella train station, and just five minutes from the Accademia Gallery. The hotel boasts a rooftop terrace bar and original frescoes, with traditional Tuscan-style rooms, all featuring air conditioning, TVs and en suite bathrooms.

Grand Hotel Adriatico

The Grand Hotel Adriatico is a 4-star hotel located in a central and strategic position , a few steps from the Santa Maria Novella railway station, the fair district and the most interesting places of the city.

Starhotels Michelangelo Florence

As befits a hotel in beautiful Florence, our recently refurbished 4 star hotel in Florence city center pairs classic design with contemporary touches. Moments away you’ll discover the glittering River Arno and a kaleidoscope of inspiring sights.

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Disclaimer:

Prices are per person and subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards.

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