Italy By High Speed Train

Family Holiday | Culture Immersion | Small Group Journey
Italy By High Speed Train

Step onto the fast track to Italian culture and heritage with this thrilling 7-day journey. Glide effortlessly between the country's most famous cities aboard high-speed trains. Your immersive adventure will peel back the layers of history, art, and culture that make Italy extraordinary. From Rome's Vatican treasures to Florence's artistic wonders and Venice's timeless allure, each day unveils fresh discoveries, promising a whirlwind of experiences.

Itinerary

 Day 1 - Arrive in Rome

Reach your hotel in Rome on your own. Overnight in Rome

 Day 2 - The Vatican Tour

Experience a skip-the-line tour of the Vatican Museums and the awe-inspiring Sistine Chapel. Say goodbye to the stress of queuing up, as your driver will pick you up at your hotel and lead you to Vatican Museum for a guided visit. 
Explore one of the world's most significant art collections, marveling at the Gallery of Tapestries, the Geographical Maps, and the exquisite Raphael's rooms before arriving at the renowned Sistine Chapel. In the end, you will have the chance to explore the heart of Rome on your own.Please note that the return to your hotel is on your own.
Overnight in Rome.
Meals : Breakfast

 Day 3 - Rome to Florence

Travel comfortably to Roma Termini train station this morning with your private driver. Board the high-speed train to Florence. Upon arrival, head on your own to your hotel near Santa Maria Novella Train Station. In the afternoon, take your time exploring the city. Overnight in Florence.
Meals : Breakfast

 Day 4 - Siena, San Gimignano, Pisa and Chianti winery lunch

Journey through Tuscany's iconic landscapes, beginning in Pisa. Admire the beauty of Piazza dei Miracoli with its Baptistery, Cathedral, and Leaning Tower. Continuing through Chianti's picturesque lands, pause in San Gimignano to explore its history and stunning views. In UNESCO heritage city Siena, discover its Etruscan roots and medieval rivalry with Florence through guided walks, highlighting treasures like the Duomo, Baptistery, and Torre del Mangia. The tour concludes with a Chianti winery visit for wine tasting. Overnight in Florence.
Meals : Breakfast

 Day 5 - Florence to Venice

Proceed on your own this morning to the Florence Santa Maria Novella Train Station to board the high speed train to Venice. Upon arrival at Venice Santa Lucia Train Station, proceed on your own to your hotel. Overnight in Venice
Meals : Breakfast

 Day 6 - Legendary Venice Tour


Experience Venice's timeless splendor through a guided tour of St. Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace, all without the hassle of long lines. Inside St. Mark's Basilica, delve into its rich history as your guide unveils the stories behind 8,000 square meters of mesmerizing golden mosaics. Witness the iconic Horses of St. Mark's Basilica and other precious treasures before ascending to the balcony for breathtaking views of St. Mark's Square and the Venetian lagoon. Next, explore the Doge's Palace, once the seat of Venetian government and now a repository of artistic treasures. Your guide will share captivating behind-the-scenes tales of Venetian politics and guide you across the legendary Bridge of Sighs, connecting the palace to the prisons.
Overnight in Venice.
Meals : Breakfast

 Day 7 - Venice / Home

Breakfast and end of our service
Meals : Breakfast

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Other Information

  • Tour Code : SMT006.24
  • Duration : 6 Nights/7 Days
  • Departure City : Rome, Italy
  • Ending City : Venice, Italy
  • Type : Private Tour
  • Departure : Guaranteed Departure
  • Grade/Difficulity : Easy
  • Transport Mode : Train
  • Children Allowed : Yes
  • Max Group Size : 15
  • Language Offered : English
Departure Dates
July 2024 - 25, 26, 28, 29, 31
August 2024 - 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 16, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 25
September 2024 - 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30
October 2024 - 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28
November 2024 - 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29
Blackout Dates
14,15,26,27,28,29,30 August 2024, 1,2,3,4 September 2024, 30,31 October 2024, 1 November 2024
Tour Includes
  •  2 nights in Rome
  •  2 nights in Florence
  •  2 nights in Venice
  •  Daily breakfast
  •  Small Group Tour - Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica / Pick up at your hotel / Drop off at St Peter’s Square
  •  Private transfer from hotel in Rome to Rome Termini Station
  •  High-speed train ticket from Rome to Florence, reserved seats
  •  Shared Tour - Siena, San Gimignano, Pisa and Chianti / Meet the guide at a meeting point in the heart of Florence / Drop off in the same location
  •  High-speed train ticket from Florence to Venice, reserved seats
  •  Small Group tour - Legendary Venice / Meet the guide at a meeting point in S.Marco Square / Drop off in the heart of Venice
  •  Digital Remote Briefing 7 days before arrival
  •  24/7 Emergency Phone to assist you during your stay
Tour Excludes
  •   Everything that is not mentioned in “Inclusions”
  •  City tax to be paid at the hotel
  •  Transfer to meet the guide for your guided visits, unless differently specified
  •  Return transfer at your hotel after the guided visits, unless differently specified
  •  Transfers from/to the stations, unless differently specified
  •  Flights are not included
  •  Personal Insurance
Notes
  •  ​Rome - Hotel Conciliazione, Orazio or similar
  •  Florence - Hotel Executive or similar
  •  Venice - Hotel Antico Doge or similar

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5 Excellent
  1. Traveling Italy via high-speed trains was a joyous experience. Effortless journeys between cities revealed stunning landscapes. The trains offered comfort and modern amenities, making travel pleasant. The package's hotels were diverse, offering luxury and prime locations. The tours were immersive, led by knowledgeable guides, enhancing visits to historical sites and enriching cultural experiences. Overall, a seamless blend of efficient train travel, excellent hotels, and engaging tours made exploring Italy an unforgettable adventure.

  2. The Italy high-speed train tour was solid overall, but my preference leaned toward superior hotels for added comfort. The standout was the knowledgeable and charming Venice guide who not only shared insightful details but also warmly cared for the children during the tour. A generally satisfying Italian journey.

  3. The high-speed train package unveiled Italy's wonders! The Vatican Tour was an awe-inspiring journey through history, while the Tuscan excursion painted picturesque landscapes. These standout experiences, seamlessly included, made the trip exceptional, offering a glimpse into Italy's rich cultural tapestry.

  4. Italy's high-speed train package redefines exploration! Included excursions offered an effortless way to discover Italian cities, maximizing time and experience. Adding optional services was a breeze, and staff responses were impressively prompt. Their punctuality ensured a seamless experience, making every moment in Italy's cities an adventure, hassle-free and filled with the joy of discovery.

  5. Our trip was memorable! Centrally-placed hotels facilitated seamless city immersion. The Venice tour, a standout, vividly captured the city's charm. The private airport transfer (optional services) in Venice was impeccably executed, showcasing exceptional service. Accommodations provided comfort and easy access to landmarks. Professionalism and attentiveness ensured a memorable journey. This package seamlessly blends convenience and top-notch service for an unforgettable Italian exploration.

  6. Italy's high-speed train package curated an ideal itinerary! Within a concise duration, it flawlessly unveiled Italy's gems. Perfectly timed activities ensured a comprehensive discovery of key Italian destinations without feeling rushed. It's a brilliant way to savor the essence of Italy's highlights within a compact timeframe, making every moment count.

  7. “What a fantastic family trip we had in Italy! Kudos to Carole in the States and the entire Italy team for making every detail perfect. The hotels were lovely, breakfasts were outstanding, travel connections were smooth, skip-the-line tours were brilliant. Our guide in Rome was so knowledgeable and personable. The wine tasting and dinner were a delight. Thanks for helping us build a dream vacation.”

  8. High-speed train package boasted excellent, well-located hotels facilitating easy access to major attractions. Though the three included tours were enriching, I suggest augmenting the package with diverse experiences to deepen understanding of Italy's rich history and culture. Overall, a fantastic journey with potential for expanded cultural immersion.

  9. Discovering Italy through this package was an absolute pleasure. The thoughtful planning by the staff made the journey seamless and enjoyable. From the diverse selection of hotels to the captivating tours, every aspect was meticulously organized, offering an immersive experience of Italy's rich culture and history. Grazie for an memorable adventure!

  10. Great Italian high-speed train tour showcasing the country's beauty. However, missed dinner inclusions or suggestions. Seamless travel and captivating tour, but enhancing dining options would elevate the experience for culinary explorers. Overall, a well-organized journey through Italy's rich heritage and picturesque landscapes. I suggest this tour for its immersive exploration.

  11. The Italy by train package offered an insightful Vatican tour in Rome with a prepared and friendly guide. However, the Venice hotel encountered air conditioning issues, promptly addressed by Flag Travel Holidays' professional and helpful team. Despite this hiccup, the trip was enjoyable, highlighted by informative tours and responsive service. Recommended for the cultural experiences and the company's proactive approach to problem-solving.

  12. Embarking on Italy's high-speed train package was a breathtaking journey! The seamless travel, remarkable excursions, and superb hotel accommodations exceeded expectations. Each train ride was an adventure in itself, and the curated excursions showcased Italy's beauty. While the hotels were top-notch, it was the seamless coordination and exceptional experiences that made this trip an unforgettable Italian escapade.

  13. Italy's high-speed train package was an exceptional experience! Effortless travel, punctual schedules, and seamless connections made exploring Italy a breeze. The guide provided invaluable insights, while the hotels and breakfasts, though satisfactory, were overshadowed by the overall convenience and efficiency of this unforgettable Italian adventure.

  14. Italy by high-speed train: Hotels impressed with comfort and cleanliness, offering delightful breakfasts. Guided tours in Rome, Florence, and Venice were informative and engaging, providing rich insights into each city's history and culture. Overall, a well-rounded and enriching Italian journey.

  15. The Italy high-speed train package offered an exceptional experience, notably marked by the quality of the hotels—impeccably maintained, pleasant, and offering utmost comfort. The standout highlight was the Tuscany tour guided by an absolutely fantastic individual. His expertise was matched only by his genuine connection to my grandma's native place, fostering an immediate and heartfelt bond. We spent a considerable amount of time sharing stories and exploring the cultural nuances that linked us, making the tour not just informative but deeply personal and memorable. This unique connection added an enriching layer to the entire journey, transforming it from a simple tour into a touching exchange of heritage and shared roots. Overall, a trip that beautifully balanced comfort, cultural exploration, and unexpected heartwarming connections.