Italy express: Rome to Venice by rail

6 night independent rail tour from Rome to Venice

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

Spend 7 days traveling around Italy hassle-free by booking this package! We have organized everything for you. By purchasing this package we will take care of train tickets, accommodations and organize tours to top destinations. You will visit Rome, Florence, and Venice. You will also have access to YourItalianFriend® a messaging service provided through WhatsApp or Facebook Messenger that acts as your virtual travel assistant while you are in Italy.

What does my rail package include

Centrally Located: 3* Hotels With Continental Breakfast

  • Rome 2 Nights At Hotel Regio or similar
  • Florence  2 Nights At B&b Hotel or similar
  • Venice Mestre  2 Nights At Hotel Villa Costanza or similar

The hotels listed above are our main partners in each city; they are presented as examples for your reference only. Where “or similar” is indicated, guests will stay at a hotel of the same star rating. The hotel accommodations will be communicated 48 hours after the booking.

Train Tickets:

Standard Class on high-speed train and access to ItaliaPass lounge at Rome Termini station.


The tour is an independent adventure and travelers are not escorted in a group while traveling to different locations, but you can count on YourItalianFriend®, our exclusive assistance service to participating customers. It is a “one-on-one” real-time support experience for our clients, making your holiday totally hassle-free.

Unlimited Internet Connection:

Personal WiFi receiver allowing constant internet while in Italy.

Activities and Excursions: This package includes 1 guided tour at each destination.  All tours are in English (other languages on request).

  • ROME: 24h Hop on Hop Off
  • FLORENCE: Florence highlights VIP walking tour 
  • VENICE: Murano and Burano island excursion

What's Not Included

  • Extras
  • Tips
  • Optional excursions
  • Hotel city taxes must be paid on spot (average 4 euro per day)
  • Private transfer to and from the railway station
  • Airport transfer 
  • Anything not mentioned in “Price Includes” 

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
6 meals
3 tours
3 star hotels
High speed trains
Unlimited wifi
VIP ItaliaPass lounge
Guaranteed departure
Day 1


Upon arrival in Rome, reach your hotel on your own and check-in. Take immediate advantage of your 24‑hour Hop-on Hop-off bus pass! Great for visitors who want to Explore Rome without a set itinerary or schedule, this all-day pass on a comfortable, audio-guide-accompanied double-decker coach lets you access all the highlights of the city independently. The buses, which run all day, make stops at many major attractions, including Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill, Trevi Fountain, The Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Piazza di Spagna, Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica). You can get off whenever you choose, and then catch another bus when you’re ready to move on.

Overnight at your hotel.

Day 2


After breakfast, explore Rome on your own schedule. Continue to take advantage of your 24-hour Hop-on Hop-off pass and explore Rome to the fullest! Today you have the option to visit some of Rome’s many attractions including The Colosseum, Vatican Museums or the classic Borghese Gallery. You can speak to one of our representatives for more information. In the evening, head to dinner and make sure to try out the local pasta or pizza. Please note, there is an additional charge for these tours - not including the Hop-on Hop-off. 

Overnight at your hotel.

Rome to Florence
Day 3


After breakfast, make your way to the Rome train station for your 9:50 am high-speed train to Venice. After the 1.5 hour journey, you will check-in to your hotel located in the city center. At 4:00 pm you will take a 2-hour walking tour of Florence where you will discover all the wonders of this historic city. An English speaking guide will escort you on a tour across years of history safely preserved within the architecture, palaces, churches, and art that were sponsored by the Medici Family. We will also observe the Pitti Palace which was home to the Medici family. Strolling along the banks of the Arno will bring us to Ponte Vecchio, a bridge famous for its beautiful gold jewelry; on the top of the bridge is the hidden Vasari Corridor, which allowed the Medici family to travel secretly and safely from their home at Pitti Palace to the government building, Palazzo Vecchio. 

Overnight at your hotel.

Day 4


After breakfast, take the day to enjoy Florence on your own schedule. Take today to view Florence on your own or speak to one of our representatives and join an optional tour. We suggest a visit to Cinque Terre or discover the beauty of Tuscany, Chianti, and Siena on an organized day trip. Please note, there is an additional charge for these tours. 

Overnight at your hotel.

Florence to Venice
Day 5


After breakfast, proceed on your own to the Florence train station to take your 8:30 am high-speed train to Venice. Upon arrival proceed to your  3* hotel. Take today to explore Venice on your own schedule.

Overnight at your hotel.

Day 6

Venice - Murano and Burano Island tour

After breakfast, make your way to the meeting point for your Murano and Burano Island Tour.

On this half-day excursion (starting at 10:30 am or 2:00 pm) you will discover the Venetian Lagoon from the comfort of a private boat. Cruise along the islands of Lido, Certosa, Vignole and Sant Erasmo. Stop in Murano and visit a famous glass blowing studio where you will see a glass blowing demonstration. We will continue towards Burano, a fishing island famous for lace. At the end of the tour, a motorboat will bring you back to Venice.

Overnight at your hotel

Day 7


After breakfast, the end of the service.