Classic Italian escape: Venice to Rome by rail

6 night escorted rail tour from Venice to Rome

7 Days
Venice · Florence · Rome
How many people?
*Maximum 2 per adult
**Must be with an adult.
About this tour

Discover the beauty of Italy while traveling by train by purchasing this 7-day Italian vacation package. Your package holiday will include stops in Venice, Florence, Tuscany, and Rome. When traveling from destination to destination we will provide a luggage service so you don’t have to worry about bringing your suitcases to and from the hotels. Each night you will stay at a 4-star hotel in the city center. Your package will include tours, dining and cultural experiences highlighting some of the best Italy has to offer. Along with escorted tours, you will have free time to explore each location on your own. You also have the option of purchasing additional tours. 

What does my rail package include:

  • Tour leader: Professional English and french speaking guide for the entire duration of the tour
  • Centrally located hotels: 4* with continental buffet breakfast
  • First-class tickets: on a high-speed train
  • Hotel-to-Hotel luggage service: We collect and deliver client’s luggage directly from hotel to hotel
  • Unlimited internet connection: Personal Wi-Fi receiver allowing a constant internet connection
  • 7 meals: 6 continental buffet breakfast, 1 local street food tasting with wine

4* Accommodations

  • Venice 1 night Hotel Maison
  • Florence 3 nights Hotel Home
  • Rome 2 nights Bettoja Collection

Included Activities And Excursions

  • Venice: “Cicchetti” guided walking tour in Venice
  • Florence: Highlights of Florence walking tour
  • Rome: Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, Saint Peter's Basilica
  • Baroque Rome: Trevi fountain, Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Spanish step, Piazza Venezia

Important information:

When you book a package with ItaliaRail you have two options: Pay now or Buy later: 


In order to confirm your reservation, full payment should be paid by credit card at the time of booking. Your reservation will be confirmed once payment is received. Vouchers and other travel documents will be issued by the InterRail, LLC Customer Satisfaction agent only if full payment for the Services has been received. It is the responsibility of the Customer and of the travel agent to ensure that the information shown on all travel documents is accurate and consistent with the reservation. Package rates are based on double occupancy.


The option “ buy later” does not guarantee or confirm your reservation on the selected rail package. At any time the selected package can become sold out without notice. A reservation will only be finalized and confirmed once payment is made in full. The payment will be required on the 42nd day before departure.

Cancellation and Trip modification policy: 

  • 43 days or more prior to departure:100% refundable
  • 42 days or less prior to departure: 100% non-refundable
  • 100% cancellation fee for no shows or if cancellation is made after travel is scheduled to begin
  • No refund for unused portions of the trip
people sitting around a table enjoying Italian food
What's Included
3 cities
7 days
6 nights
7 meals
4 tours
4 star hotels
1st class high speed trains
Unlimited wifi
Luggage service
Tour leader
Guaranteed departure
Day 1

Arrival in Venice

After you make your own way to the hotel you will be greeted by your tour director and begin your Italian vacation. You will start by taking a walking tour of Venice, hearing the rich history of the city and learning about historical characters such as Casanova and Titian. You will also have the opportunity to sample local Venetian cuisine, Cicchetti (Italian tapas) and sip local wine.

Overnight at your 4* hotel. 

Our suggested optional activity: after the walking tour enjoy the magical atmosphere of Venice with an optional ride on the most famous Venetian boat, The Gondola. Please note, there is an additional charge for these tours.

Venice to Florence
Day 2


After breakfast, take the morning to explore Venice on your own schedule. In the afternoon you will board a high-speed train to Florence via Premium Class which includes a welcome kit and luggage service. Upon your arrival, you will take a Best of Florence guided tour by moonlight. You will visit Piazzale Michelangelo with its amazing view over the city, the Ponte Vecchio, the famous Uffizi courtyard, the amazing Brunelleschi’s Dome which overlooks the Baptistery’s golden “Gates of Paradise”.

Overnight at your 4* hotel.

Our suggested optional activity: Enjoy a traditional Florentine style steak with an origin dating back to the Medici Family. Please note, there is an additional charge for this tour.

Day 3


After breakfast, take today to enjoy Florence on your own schedule. You can also speak to your tour guide who can suggest local optional activities. 

Overnight at your 4* hotel. 

Our suggested optional activity: Discover the beauty of Tuscany. Beginning in Pisa enjoy a traditional Tuscan lunch followed by a trip to San Gimignano. From there, travel the Chianti region to Siena and visit the home of the Palio Horse Race. 

Day 4


After breakfast, you have the day to enjoy Florence at your own schedule. Speak to your tour guide if you would like to add-on an optional activity. 

Overnight at your 4* hotel. 

Our suggested optional activity: take a selfie with the David at Accademia enjoying our VIP Accademia gallery 1-hour tour. Or visit Uffizi Gallery to discover the secrets behind Botticelli’s masterpieces and admire works by great artists such as Botticelli, Giotto, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, and Caravaggio. Please note, there is an additional charge for these tours.

Florence to Rome
Day 5


After breakfast, you will travel from Florence to Rome on a high-speed train via 1st class with luggage service. Upon your arrival, you will take a guided walking tour of the Eternal City and learn the wonders of Rome. You will visit the Vatican Museums and have the chance to see the famous Sistine Chapel plus a wide variety of other galleries rich with Italian history. With skip-the-line, you’ll have direct access from the Sistine Chapel to St. Peter’s Basilica. You’ll see Michelangelo’s ‘Pietà’ and the incredible bronze altar. After a quick break, stroll the alleys of Baroque Rome and marvel at its most iconic sights (Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Tevi Fountain and more).

Overnight at your 4* hotel.

Day 6


After breakfast, you will have the opportunity to enjoy Rome on your own schedule. You also have the option to speak to your tour guide for suggestions on optional city tours.

Overnight at your 4* hotel.

Our suggested optional activity: see “Borghese Gallery” one of Italy’s most visited art collections. Gaze at masterpieces by Caravaggio, Raphael, Titian, and Bernini, without the distraction of crowds. Visit the blooming gardens, statuary, and fountains of the Borghese Gardens. If you are looking for a fun, hands-on experience, don’t miss our “Pasta & Tiramisu making VIP cooking class” to learn all the secrets of Italian cuisine. Please note, there is an additional charge for these tours.

Day 7


After Breakfast, the end of the service.