11 Day Paris, Rome, Florence & Venice by Rail

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Dates Air & Land
Wed, Feb 21  (Sold Out) $1459*
Fri, Feb 23  (Sold Out) $1419*
Sun, Feb 25  (Sold Out) $1299*
Wed, Feb 28  (Sold Out) $1509*
Fri, Mar 02  (Sold Out) $1659*
Sun, Mar 04  (Sold Out) $1409*
Wed, Mar 07  (Sold Out) $1479*
Sun, Mar 11  (Sold Out) $1489*

*Not Included:
Italian City Taxes (payable locally), transfers, optional tours, and gratuities.


Additional Information:
Your standard rail tickets will be based on a set schedule and may not be altered. Exact times will be provided closer to your departure date. Upgraded tickets are not available.


Accommodation Details:
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Entry Requirements:
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.



Is This Trip Right for You?

This partially escorted program features guided orientation walking tours of each city while allowing the flexibility to explore on your own. The walking tours and optional sightseeing excursions are all fast-paced and cover a fair amount of ground. You will encounter some uneven surfaces, stairs, steps, and significant slopes, passengers with mobility issues, including wheelchairs and strollers, should be aware of this prior to booking. The train between cities can vary from 2-3 hours in length. Please note that this tour is not fully escorted, so therefore you will not have the services of a tour manager to assist with hotel check-in formalities, luggage handling, nor train embarkation/disembarkation.

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Accommodation Details

  • Requests are not guaranteed and are subject to each hotel's discretion and availability

Independent Package Includes

  • Flights New York-Paris-Rome, Venice-New York
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • Intra-flight: Paris-Rome
  • 9 nights accommodations
    • 2 nights Paris
    • 3 nights Rome
    • 2 nights Florence
    • 2 nights Venice
  • Transportation between cities via Standard rail with reserved seats
  • Breakfast daily

Included sightseeing in each city

  • Walking Tour of Venice & trip to Murano
  • Walking Tour of Florence
  • Tour of Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica

Is This Trip Right for You?

This partially escorted program features guided orientation walking tours of each city while allowing the flexibility to explore on your own. The walking tours and optional sightseeing excursions are all fast-paced and cover a fair amount of ground. You will encounter some uneven surfaces, stairs, steps, and significant slopes, passengers with mobility issues, including wheelchairs and strollers, should be aware of this prior to booking. The train between cities can vary from 2-3 hours in length. Please note that this tour is not fully escorted, so therefore you will not have the services of a tour manager to assist with hotel check-in formalities, luggage handling, nor train embarkation/disembarkation.

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DAY 1, Sunday - Depart for France
Depart to France

DAY 2, Monday - Arrive in Paris
Arrive in Paris, the City of Lights and transfer independently to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure
Overnight: Paris

DAY 3, Tuesday - Full Day in Paris
Explore Paris on your own today or choose from two optional tours. The morning tour views the principal landmarks of this fashionable city from a double-decker coach. Sites include Champs-Elysées Avenue, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame Cathedral and more. Tonight, enjoy dinner at Le 58 Tour Eiffel restaurant, located on the first floor of the Eiffel Tower. After dinner, and depending upon local conditions, see Paris is full illumination on a boat along the Seine or on a panoramic drive
Optional: Paris Tour ParisCityVision (AM)
Optional: Dinner at Eiffel Tower & Cruise (PM)
Overnight: Paris
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Wednesday - Flight to Rome
Take a flight from Paris to Rome. Arrive in Rome and transfer independently to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Thursday - Vatican Museum Tour
Today, travel independently to Caffe Vaticano, opposite the Vatican Museum Entrance, to begin the guided tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica, skipping the lines. Upon arrival, your guide will lead you into the museums where you will visit one of the most important art collections in the world. Admire the Gallery of Tapestries and the Geographical Maps before arriving to the famous Sistine Chapel with its great frescoes by Michelangelo. Then continue to the unforgettable St. Peter's Basilica*, built on the burial site of Saint Peter. Afternoon at leisure or, choose to join the optional Ancient Rome tour to visit the fabled Colosseum
Optional: Ancient Rome (PM)
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Friday - Day at Leisure
Spend the entire day exploring "The Eternal City" at leisure or, choose to join the optional Street Food tour in the heart of Rome
Optional: Street Food Tour in the Heart of Rome (PM)
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Saturday - Travel to Florence by Rail
Travel to Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance, by high speed rail. After check-in, spend the remainder of the day at leisure or choose to join the optional Accademia Gallery tour
Optional: Accademia Gallery (PM)
Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Sunday - Florence Walking Tour
This morning travel independently to the Perseo Statue inside the Loggia dei Lanzi in Signoria Square to begin your walking tour of Florence in the open-air art museum. Admire the statues of the Loggia dei Lanzi, the Palazzo Vecchio before continuing to the splendid Ponte Vecchio. Walk to the magnificent Duomo, celebrated for its dome designed by Brunelleschi, and view the Baptistery's renowned "Gates of Paradise" by Ghiberti. Florence is indeed the center of the world's finest art and architecture.
Please note: This is a walking and orientation tour of Florence that does not include entry into any landmarks. Balance of the day at leisure
Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Monday - Travel to Venice by Rail
Today, travel to Venice via high speed rail. After check-in, the rest of the day is at leisure. Enjoy the Venetian atmosphere or dive into the sumptuous culinary delights which is abound citywide
Overnight: Venice
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 10, Tuesday - Morning Walking Tour of Venice
Today, travel independently to Venice Santa Lucia Train Station, meet just outside on top of the staircase to begin a morning tour of Venice. Start with a boat ride to the Island of Murano, known for its artistic and colorful Murano Glassware, and witness a glass blowing demonstration. Return to Venice for a walking tour, beginning with an orientation of St. Mark's Square where you will learn about the Square's most prominent monuments including the Golden Basilica of San Marco, the Doge's Palace, the Bell and Clock Towers. Proceed to Santa Maria Formosa Square and Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo, the second largest square in Venice. Continue to the corner of Marco Polo's House and Malibran Theater. Then, return to St. Mark's Square through the Mercerie, a series of interconnecting streets that link Rialto Bridge and St. Mark's Square, and are the main streets in the city for shopping.
Please note: This is a walking and orientation tour of Venice that does not include entry into any landmarks. The remainder of the day is at leisure or you may choose to enjoy an optional Gondola Serenade
Optional: Gondola Ride with Music (PM)
Overnight: Venice
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 11, Wednesday - Depart Italy
Transfer independently to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

*Due to Religious events, the opening times of St. Peter Basilica are subject to change without notice. In these cases, you will visit the Vatican Library instead of the Basilica.

DAY 1, Wednesday - Depart for France
Depart to France

DAY 2, Thursday - Arrive in Paris
Arrive in Paris, the City of Lights and transfer independently to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure
Overnight: Paris

DAY 3, Friday - Full Day in Paris
Explore Paris on your own today or choose from two optional tours. The morning tour views the principal landmarks of this fashionable city from a double-decker coach. Sites include Champs-Elysées Avenue, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame Cathedral and more. Tonight, enjoy dinner at Le 58 Tour Eiffel restaurant, located on the first floor of the Eiffel Tower. After dinner, and depending upon local conditions, see Paris is full illumination on a boat along the Seine or on a panoramic drive
Optional: Paris Tour ParisCityVision (AM)
Optional: Dinner at Eiffel Tower & Cruise (PM)
Overnight: Paris
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Saturday - Flight to Rome
Take a flight from Paris to Rome. Arrive in Rome and transfer independently to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Sunday - Day at Leisure
Spend the entire day exploring "The Eternal City" at leisure. Perhaps, visit the Pantheon, a magnificent ancient temple, the world's best-preserved ancient monument, that was later converted into a church and view Raphael's tomb. From here, take a stroll to the nearby beautiful Piazza Navona, to get a glimpse of the famous fountains by Bernini. Find a cafe table on the square and enjoy a cappuccino while you take in the action. Afterwards, continue your exploration of Rome
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Monday - Vatican Museum Tour
Today, travel independently to Caffe Vaticano, opposite the Vatican Museum Entrance, to begin the guided tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica, skipping the lines. Upon arrival, your guide will lead you into the museums where you will visit one of the most important art collections in the world. Admire the Gallery of Tapestries and the Geographical Maps before arriving to the famous Sistine Chapel with its great frescoes by Michelangelo. Then continue to the unforgettable St. Peter's Basilica*, built on the burial site of Saint Peter. Afternoon at leisure or, choose to join the optional Ancient Rome tour to visit the fabled Colosseum
Optional: Ancient Rome (PM)
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Tuesday - Travel to Florence by Rail
Travel to Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance, by high speed rail. After check-in, spend the remainder of the day at leisure
Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Wednesday - Florence Walking Tour
This morning travel independently to the Perseo Statue inside the Loggia dei Lanzi in Signoria Square to begin your walking tour of Florence in the open-air art museum. Admire the statues of the Loggia dei Lanzi, the Palazzo Vecchio before continuing to the splendid Ponte Vecchio. Walk to the magnificent Duomo, celebrated for its dome designed by Brunelleschi, and view the Baptistery's renowned "Gates of Paradise" by Ghiberti. Florence is indeed the center of the world's finest art and architecture.
Please note: This is a walking and orientation tour of Florence that does not include entry into any landmarks. Balance of the day at leisure or choose to join the optional Accademia Gallery tour
Optional: Accademia Gallery (AM)
Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Thursday - Travel to Venice by Rail
Today, travel to Venice via high speed rail. After check-in, the rest of the day is at leisure. Enjoy the Venetian atmosphere or dive into the sumptuous culinary delights which is abound citywide
Overnight: Venice
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 10, Friday - Morning Walking Tour of Venice
Today, travel independently to Venice Santa Lucia Train Station, meet just outside on top of the staircase to begin a morning tour of Venice. Start with a boat ride to the Island of Murano, known for its artistic and colorful Murano Glassware, and witness a glass blowing demonstration. Return to Venice for a walking tour, beginning with an orientation of St. Mark's Square where you will learn about the Square's most prominent monuments including the Golden Basilica of San Marco, the Doge's Palace, the Bell and Clock Towers. Proceed to Santa Maria Formosa Square and Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo, the second largest square in Venice. Continue to the corner of Marco Polo's House and Malibran Theater. Then, return to St. Mark's Square through the Mercerie, a series of interconnecting streets that link Rialto Bridge and St. Mark's Square, and are the main streets in the city for shopping.
Please note: This is a walking and orientation tour of Venice that does not include entry into any landmarks. The remainder of the day is at leisure or you may choose to enjoy an optional Gondola Serenade
Optional: Gondola Ride with Music (PM)
Overnight: Venice
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 11, Saturday - Depart Italy
Transfer independently to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

*Due to Religious events, the opening times of St. Peter Basilica are subject to change without notice. In these cases, you will visit the Vatican Library instead of the Basilica.

DAY 1, Friday - Depart for France
Depart to France

DAY 2, Saturday - Arrive in Paris
Arrive in Paris, the City of Lights and transfer independently to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure
Overnight: Paris

DAY 3, Sunday - Full Day in Paris
Explore Paris on your own today or choose from two optional tours. The morning tour views the principal landmarks of this fashionable city from a double-decker coach. Sites include Champs-Elysées Avenue, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame Cathedral and more. Tonight, enjoy dinner at Le 58 Tour Eiffel restaurant, located on the first floor of the Eiffel Tower. After dinner, and depending upon local conditions, see Paris is full illumination on a boat along the Seine or on a panoramic drive
Optional: Paris Tour ParisCityVision (AM)
Optional: Dinner at Eiffel Tower & Cruise (PM)
Overnight: Paris
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Monday - Flight to Rome
Take a flight from Paris to Rome. Arrive in Rome and transfer independently to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Tuesday - Vatican Museum Tour
Today, travel independently to Caffe Vaticano, opposite the Vatican Museum Entrance, to begin the guided tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica, skipping the lines. Upon arrival, your guide will lead you into the museums where you will visit one of the most important art collections in the world. Admire the Gallery of Tapestries and the Geographical Maps before arriving to the famous Sistine Chapel with its great frescoes by Michelangelo. Then continue to the unforgettable St. Peter's Basilica*, built on the burial site of Saint Peter. Afternoon at leisure or, choose to join the optional Ancient Rome tour to visit the fabled Colosseum
Optional: Ancient Rome (PM)
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Wednesday - Day at Leisure
Spend the entire day exploring "The Eternal City" at leisure or, choose to join the optional Street Food tour in the heart of Rome
Optional: Street Food Tour in the Heart of Rome (PM)
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Thursday - Travel to Florence by Rail
Travel to Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance, by high speed rail. After check-in, spend the remainder of the day at leisure
Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Friday - Florence Walking Tour
This morning travel independently to the Perseo Statue inside the Loggia dei Lanzi in Signoria Square to begin your walking tour of Florence in the open-air art museum. Admire the statues of the Loggia dei Lanzi, the Palazzo Vecchio before continuing to the splendid Ponte Vecchio. Walk to the magnificent Duomo, celebrated for its dome designed by Brunelleschi, and view the Baptistery's renowned "Gates of Paradise" by Ghiberti. Florence is indeed the center of the world's finest art and architecture.
Please note: This is a walking and orientation tour of Florence that does not include entry into any landmarks. Balance of the day at leisure or choose to join the optional Accademia Gallery tour
Optional: Accademia Gallery (AM)
Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Saturday - Travel to Venice by Rail
Today, travel to Venice via high speed rail. After check-in, the rest of the day is at leisure. Enjoy the Venetian atmosphere or dive into the sumptuous culinary delights which is abound citywide
Overnight: Venice
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 10, Sunday - Morning Walking Tour of Venice
Today, travel independently to Venice Santa Lucia Train Station, meet just outside on top of the staircase to begin a morning tour of Venice. Start with a boat ride to the Island of Murano, known for its artistic and colorful Murano Glassware, and witness a glass blowing demonstration. Return to Venice for a walking tour, beginning with an orientation of St. Mark's Square where you will learn about the Square's most prominent monuments including the Golden Basilica of San Marco, the Doge's Palace, the Bell and Clock Towers. Proceed to Santa Maria Formosa Square and Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo, the second largest square in Venice. Continue to the corner of Marco Polo's House and Malibran Theater. Then, return to St. Mark's Square through the Mercerie, a series of interconnecting streets that link Rialto Bridge and St. Mark's Square, and are the main streets in the city for shopping.
Please note: This is a walking and orientation tour of Venice that does not include entry into any landmarks. The remainder of the day is at leisure or you may choose to enjoy an optional Gondola Serenade
Optional: Gondola Ride with Music (PM)
Overnight: Venice
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 11, Monday - Depart Italy
Transfer independently to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

*Due to Religious events, the opening times of St. Peter Basilica are subject to change without notice. In these cases, you will visit the Vatican Library instead of the Basilica.

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Paris Tour ParisCityVision (C) 10:00 AM

Discover the beauty of Paris from the comfort of a double-decker coach. See the principal landmarks of this fashionable city, beginning with the Place des Pyramides and continuing to the Opéra, Place Vendôme, Concorde Square, Champs-Elysées Avenue, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, Invalides, Orsay Museum, The Louvre, Notre-Dame Cathedral, Sorbonne, Pantheon Church and the Hotel Saint-Germain-des-Prés, in the heart of the Latin Quarter.

Departs from 2 Place des Pyramides, Paris 75001. Drop-off to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 1.5 hours.

Day #3 16 Feb 2018 - 31 Mar 2018 $21.00
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Dinner at Eiffel Tower & Cruise (DEC) 6:15 PM

Who can visit Paris, in all its romanticism, and fail to dine at one of the city's most famous national monuments--the Eiffel Tower? This evening, enjoy dinner at the Le 58 Tour Eiffel restaurant, located on the first floor of the Eiffel Tower. While dining, enjoy scenic views of the city by night from one of Paris' best located eateries. After dinner, and depending upon your seasonal itinerary, you'll see the city's historic monuments in full illumination on a panoramic drive or by boat along the Seine on the Bateaux Parisiens cruise.

*Please note that casual elegant dress is required. Jacket and tie appreciated. Shorts and sneakers will not be permitted.

Departs at 6:15 pm from 214 rue de Rivoli 75001 Paris. Drop-off to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Day #3 15 Feb 2018 - 31 Mar 2018 $218.00
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Ancient Rome 1:45 PM

Take a tour of Ancient Rome's major sights and skip the long lines for the Archaeological Area with a professional guide. Gain special access to the Colosseum, the giant amphitheater used for gladiator fights and public spectacles, and the largest building of its kind ever built in the Roman Empire. Admire the Arch of Constantine, walk along the pavement of the original Roman grid, which crosses the ruins of the Roman Forum.

Departs from outside the Colosseo Metro stop next to the Newspaper Stand. Please arrive 15 minutes prior. Tour ends in the Archaeological area. Approximate tour duration is 2.5 hours.

Important: Due to security restrictions no backpacks, large bags, electric devices, or knives are allowed inside of the sights.

Day #5 05 Feb 2018 - 03 Mar 2018 $45.00
05 Mar 2018 - 31 Mar 2018 $45.00
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Street Food Tour in the Heart of Rome 10:30 AM

Smell and taste the real flavors of Rome with a roman guide, in a small group. Venture through the heart of the Baroque city, along characteristic streets built on the ancient ruins. Here the sacred and the profane mix, soul and spirit are continuously nourished by the five senses. You’ll experience and understand Rome through its culinary heritage, sampling local specialties with your roman food-expert. A legacy of history and food, a joy for the soul... and the mouth!

Departs at 10:30 am from the fountain of the Four Rivers in the middle of Piazza Navona. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

*Please note this tour features a considerable amount walking on sometimes uneven surfaces, passengers with mobility issues, including wheelchairs or strollers, should consider this when booking. It is highly recommended to wear comfortable walking shoes.

Day #6 01 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018 $59.00
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Accademia Gallery 5:00 PM

Don't miss out on meeting one of the most famous and eclectic artists in the world: Michelangelo. Your personal guide will reveal the secrets of the Accademia Gallery and the creation of Michelangelo's world renowned masterpieces, such as the original version of David, I Prigioni and San Matteo. This is a must and will be a discovery for anyone interested in Michelangelo. It really is a once-in-the-life experience to stand in front of David.

Departs at 5:00 pm from in front of the main entrance to the Accademia Gallery. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time. Approximate tour duration is 1 hour.

Day #7 01 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018 $39.00
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Gondola Serenade 3:30 PM

Enjoy one of the highlights of any Italian holiday! Enjoy a relaxing gondola ride with music along the famous Grand Canal, and experience a piece of Venetian history. Glide along the centuries old canals, past lavish palaces and under famous arched bridges (the Gondola holds a maximum of six passengers. Please note that this is not a private gondola ride. Gondolas may depart in groups, with one singer offered per group).

Departs at 3:30 pm. Pick-up 15 minutes prior to departure time from Santa Maria del Giglio gondola pier. Drop-off at Santa Maria del Giglio gondola pier. Approximate tour duration is 30 minutes.

Day #10 01 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018 $44.00
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Paris Tour ParisCityVision (C) 10:00 AM

Discover the beauty of Paris from the comfort of a double-decker coach. See the principal landmarks of this fashionable city, beginning with the Place des Pyramides and continuing to the Opéra, Place Vendôme, Concorde Square, Champs-Elysées Avenue, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, Invalides, Orsay Museum, The Louvre, Notre-Dame Cathedral, Sorbonne, Pantheon Church and the Hotel Saint-Germain-des-Prés, in the heart of the Latin Quarter.

Departs from 2 Place des Pyramides, Paris 75001. Drop-off to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 1.5 hours.

Day #3 16 Feb 2018 - 31 Mar 2018 $21.00
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Dinner at Eiffel Tower & Cruise (DEC) 6:15 PM

Who can visit Paris, in all its romanticism, and fail to dine at one of the city's most famous national monuments--the Eiffel Tower? This evening, enjoy dinner at the Le 58 Tour Eiffel restaurant, located on the first floor of the Eiffel Tower. While dining, enjoy scenic views of the city by night from one of Paris' best located eateries. After dinner, and depending upon your seasonal itinerary, you'll see the city's historic monuments in full illumination on a panoramic drive or by boat along the Seine on the Bateaux Parisiens cruise.

*Please note that casual elegant dress is required. Jacket and tie appreciated. Shorts and sneakers will not be permitted.

Departs at 6:15 pm from 214 rue de Rivoli 75001 Paris. Drop-off to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Day #3 15 Feb 2018 - 31 Mar 2018 $218.00
Dinner at Eiffel Tower & Cruise (DEC) 6:15 PM Thumbnail
Ancient Rome 1:45 PM

Take a tour of Ancient Rome's major sights and skip the long lines for the Archaeological Area with a professional guide. Gain special access to the Colosseum, the giant amphitheater used for gladiator fights and public spectacles, and the largest building of its kind ever built in the Roman Empire. Admire the Arch of Constantine, walk along the pavement of the original Roman grid, which crosses the ruins of the Roman Forum.

Departs from outside the Colosseo Metro stop next to the Newspaper Stand. Please arrive 15 minutes prior. Tour ends in the Archaeological area. Approximate tour duration is 2.5 hours.

Important: Due to security restrictions no backpacks, large bags, electric devices, or knives are allowed inside of the sights.

Day #6 05 Feb 2018 - 03 Mar 2018 $45.00
05 Mar 2018 - 31 Mar 2018 $45.00
Ancient Rome 1:45 PM Thumbnail
Accademia Gallery 11:30 AM

Don't miss out on meeting one of the most famous and eclectic artists in the world: Michelangelo. Your personal guide will reveal the secrets of the Accademia Gallery and the creation of Michelangelo's world renowned masterpieces, such as the original version of David, I Prigioni and San Matteo. This is a must and will be a discovery for anyone interested in Michelangelo. It really is a once-in-the-life experience to stand in front of David.

Departs at 11:30 am from in front of the main entrance to the Accademia Gallery. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time. Approximate tour duration is 1 hour.

Day #8 01 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018 $39.00
Accademia Gallery 11:30 AM Thumbnail
Gondola Serenade 3:30 PM

Enjoy one of the highlights of any Italian holiday! Enjoy a relaxing gondola ride with music along the famous Grand Canal, and experience a piece of Venetian history. Glide along the centuries old canals, past lavish palaces and under famous arched bridges (the Gondola holds a maximum of six passengers. Please note that this is not a private gondola ride. Gondolas may depart in groups, with one singer offered per group).

Departs at 3:30 pm. Pick-up 15 minutes prior to departure time from Santa Maria del Giglio gondola pier. Drop-off at Santa Maria del Giglio gondola pier. Approximate tour duration is 30 minutes.

Day #10 01 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018 $44.00
Gondola Serenade 3:30 PM Thumbnail
Paris Tour ParisCityVision (C) 10:00 AM

Discover the beauty of Paris from the comfort of a double-decker coach. See the principal landmarks of this fashionable city, beginning with the Place des Pyramides and continuing to the Opéra, Place Vendôme, Concorde Square, Champs-Elysées Avenue, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, Invalides, Orsay Museum, The Louvre, Notre-Dame Cathedral, Sorbonne, Pantheon Church and the Hotel Saint-Germain-des-Prés, in the heart of the Latin Quarter.

Departs from 2 Place des Pyramides, Paris 75001. Drop-off to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 1.5 hours.

Day #3 16 Feb 2018 - 31 Mar 2018 $21.00
Paris Tour ParisCityVision (C) 10:00 AM Thumbnail
Dinner at Eiffel Tower & Cruise (DEC) 6:15 PM

Who can visit Paris, in all its romanticism, and fail to dine at one of the city's most famous national monuments--the Eiffel Tower? This evening, enjoy dinner at the Le 58 Tour Eiffel restaurant, located on the first floor of the Eiffel Tower. While dining, enjoy scenic views of the city by night from one of Paris' best located eateries. After dinner, and depending upon your seasonal itinerary, you'll see the city's historic monuments in full illumination on a panoramic drive or by boat along the Seine on the Bateaux Parisiens cruise.

*Please note that casual elegant dress is required. Jacket and tie appreciated. Shorts and sneakers will not be permitted.

Departs at 6:15 pm from 214 rue de Rivoli 75001 Paris. Drop-off to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Day #3 15 Feb 2018 - 31 Mar 2018 $218.00
Dinner at Eiffel Tower & Cruise (DEC) 6:15 PM Thumbnail
Ancient Rome 1:45 PM

Take a tour of Ancient Rome's major sights and skip the long lines for the Archaeological Area with a professional guide. Gain special access to the Colosseum, the giant amphitheater used for gladiator fights and public spectacles, and the largest building of its kind ever built in the Roman Empire. Admire the Arch of Constantine, walk along the pavement of the original Roman grid, which crosses the ruins of the Roman Forum.

Departs from outside the Colosseo Metro stop next to the Newspaper Stand. Please arrive 15 minutes prior. Tour ends in the Archaeological area. Approximate tour duration is 2.5 hours.

Important: Due to security restrictions no backpacks, large bags, electric devices, or knives are allowed inside of the sights.

Day #5 05 Feb 2018 - 03 Mar 2018 $45.00
05 Mar 2018 - 31 Mar 2018 $45.00
Ancient Rome 1:45 PM Thumbnail
Street Food Tour in the Heart of Rome 10:30 AM

Smell and taste the real flavors of Rome with a roman guide, in a small group. Venture through the heart of the Baroque city, along characteristic streets built on the ancient ruins. Here the sacred and the profane mix, soul and spirit are continuously nourished by the five senses. You’ll experience and understand Rome through its culinary heritage, sampling local specialties with your roman food-expert. A legacy of history and food, a joy for the soul... and the mouth!

Departs at 10:30 am from the fountain of the Four Rivers in the middle of Piazza Navona. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

*Please note this tour features a considerable amount walking on sometimes uneven surfaces, passengers with mobility issues, including wheelchairs or strollers, should consider this when booking. It is highly recommended to wear comfortable walking shoes.

Day #6 01 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018 $59.00
Street Food Tour in the Heart of Rome 10:30 AM Thumbnail
Accademia Gallery 11:30 AM

Don't miss out on meeting one of the most famous and eclectic artists in the world: Michelangelo. Your personal guide will reveal the secrets of the Accademia Gallery and the creation of Michelangelo's world renowned masterpieces, such as the original version of David, I Prigioni and San Matteo. This is a must and will be a discovery for anyone interested in Michelangelo. It really is a once-in-the-life experience to stand in front of David.

Departs at 11:30 am from in front of the main entrance to the Accademia Gallery. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time. Approximate tour duration is 1 hour.

Day #8 01 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018 $39.00
Accademia Gallery 11:30 AM Thumbnail
Gondola Serenade 3:30 PM

Enjoy one of the highlights of any Italian holiday! Enjoy a relaxing gondola ride with music along the famous Grand Canal, and experience a piece of Venetian history. Glide along the centuries old canals, past lavish palaces and under famous arched bridges (the Gondola holds a maximum of six passengers. Please note that this is not a private gondola ride. Gondolas may depart in groups, with one singer offered per group).

Departs at 3:30 pm. Pick-up 15 minutes prior to departure time from Santa Maria del Giglio gondola pier. Drop-off at Santa Maria del Giglio gondola pier. Approximate tour duration is 30 minutes.

Day #10 01 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018 $44.00
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9 Day Four Star Venice, Florence & Rome by Rail, January 2018
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We had a wonderful trip! Everything was fantastic. Gate 1 did a great job organizing everything. We loved the hotels, walking tours, and friends we made. I’ve been recommending Gate 1 to friends and family and will look to travel with you again in the future!!

Amber S. Elizabethtown, KY
9 Day Rome, Florence & Venice by Rail, January 2017
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Thank you so much for the wonderful trips. It was amazing, even though I bought the package where you do your own things. I ended up meeting many of the other travelers with Gate 1 and they all are very nice. The trip was the most amazing trip I've ever had. Everything is so organized. All the train and the hotels are so close to each other. So easy to get around the city. Hotel services all very nice too. Thank you, I would go through Gate 1 again in the future.

Hoang V. Thornton, CO
9 Day Four Star Venice, Florence & Rome by Rail , December 2016
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Overall, I want to compliment Gate 1 Travel on the 9 day Venice/Florence/Rome trip. All 3 cities were spectacular! The arrangements Gate 1 made for us with flights, trains, hotels, tours, guides, etc. were all top notch. Everything went off without a hitch and we were pleased every step of the way. You have 6 very happy tourists who would use Gate1 again and again. The affordability was outstanding! Thank you for setting up such a lovely trip for the 6 of us.

Debra C. Oakland, MI
9 Day Four Star Venice, Florence & Rome by Rail, November 2016
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We had an amazing trip! I want to thank you and all at Gate 1 Travel for making our trip to Italy the best vacation ever. Everything was well planned and organized. I will highly recommend Gate 1 to all my friends, colleagues and family!

Darlene I. Calgary, Canada
9 Day Venice, Florence & Rome by Rail, March 2015
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Our trip was great!  AlItalia was very good, despite all the negative reviews we were reading on airlineequality.com, although coach seats were uncomfortable for an 8-9 hour flight, mainly because the center armrests only raised halfway. I'm sure, being able to upgrade our seats would have given us that space and comfort. This is our only complaint. The flight staff were very courteous and considerate of our needs and very accommodating as well. The  connecting flight was on-time and comfortable, as were the rail connections and hotel rooms. Hotel staff were courteous and accommodating, also.

Italy speaks for itself. History, beauty, food, wine, people and atmosphere, not to mention the shopping-which was made less painful due to almost 1:1 euro:dollar exchange rate. My wife thanks you for that-well, actually, me too (I got the bill).

My wife set up individual tours in each city we visited and that was the way to go. The guides were phenomenal and gave us a deeper understanding of their city, its history and culture, not to mention the great restaurants and additional sites they recommended.

Given the value this travel package represented, setting up our dream trip was a no-brainer.  Without a doubt, we will be looking forward to setting up another trip in the near future.

One other thing, and this was due to the way the trip was scheduled, I did not experience any jet-lag at all, both when arriving in Italy and coming home. Just another detail that made this trip great.

Roberto D. Wall Township, NJ
9 Day Venice, Florence & Rome by Rail, March 2015
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The trip was spiritual and your people were incredible. Due to the price and the accommodations we are already watching your site for more great deals so we can go back. We took a walk through history and the tour guides were excellent and dedicated to dispelling myths about Italy. We've made lifestyle changes by eating and walking daily like Italians. We have continued learning the language by Using Rosetta Stone and weekend classes. Keep us in mind for Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels and Italy. We are already moving around our vacation schedule so we can go back during low season to avoid the crowds. The trip and all the excursions went awesome. We look forward to seeing the world with Gate 1.

Jeannine G. Valley Stream, NY
9 Day Venice, Florence & Rome by Rail, February 2015
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OMG!!  I can't even begin to tell you how wonderful the trip was!  We LOVED Italy, every place we went was fantastic and beautiful.

Gate 1 is the BEST travel company I have EVER worked with! Starting with our first call and our first interaction with you on the phone, to the time we left Italy,  ALL of our arrangements were so perfect. 

The hotels were wonderful and very well located for ease of access to the things we wanted to do and see. The train between cities was AMAZING.  At one point we were rolling along at 300kph....we even took pictures of that display. 

The guides for all the tours we signed up for were so good, so pleasant and nice to work with.  My favorite was the orientation the first night in Venice, with Franchesca.  She set us up to whip off the next morning to Venice, but she also got us set to arrive in Florence and know how to get to the hotel, and how to arrive in Rome and how to get to the hotel.

We had nothing but pleasant, easy experiences.  Of course the down side was:  we had to come home!!!  I could easily have stayed another 6 months, and STILL been sad to come home!

One last story:  On the flight home, I got to chatting with the stewardesses on our Delta flight, and told them what a great trip we had and all the wonderful things we got to do.  When I told them the price, both of them wrote down the name of Gate 1.....because THEY are going to book through you!! 

We are already looking at the emails you send getting ready to book our next trip!!  I want to go through the Panama Canal, and I just KNOW we will be doing Gate 1 trips at least twice a year for the next decade. 

WHAT A TREAT!!!   I cannot tell you how glad I am that we found Gate 1 and what a REALLY wonderful job you do!!!

Teri B. Los Altos, CA
8 Day Florence & Rome by Rail, February 2015
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The trip was absolutely lovely! My dad and I enjoyed our adventures to Italy thanks to Gate1Travel!!! :) 150% satisfied! This was our 2nd time using Gate 1 Travel — and you still have yet to disappoint :)

Thank you.

Anna A. Waukesha, WI
10 Day Venice, Florence & Rome by Rail, December 2014
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Your name came up several times over the course of probably the best family vacation I have ever experienced. Every hotel you placed us in was wonderful! Each was extremely nice as a standalone luxury hotel, particularly by European standards, but what really made them special was location. We walked everywhere easily from each. Rialto bridge, Duomo, Colosseum - you name it, it was minutes from our hotel.

Honestly, the most beneficial telephone conversation of 2014 for the family was the fifteen minutes with you when you encouraged the hotel upgrades and then selected these wonderful spots. And the flights both ways were outstanding too. I will continue to consult you for all future vacation plans.

Alexander S. Mclean, VA

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