Italy Deluxe

Travel in the comfort of a high-speed train through the most awe-inspiring cities in Italy
Embark on a meticulously planned journey from Milan to Venice, Florence to Rome, and onwards to Naples and the enchanting Amalfi Coast. This tour is tailored for those who prefer a relaxed pace, avoiding crowds and allowing for a blend of guided and independent exploration. settle into the comfort of your train seat and soak in the picturesque countryside views as you journey towards your next captivating destination. Delve into the finest of Italian cuisine, art, architecture, and local culture through guided wine tastings, visits to farms, encounters with artisans, and more
12 Days
Food & Wine
Honeymoon & Anniversary
Rail & Train
UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Primary Location

Italy, Europe


2024 Departures: April 26, May 10, 24, June 14, 28, July 12, 26, August 9, 23, & September 13


  • 11-night accommodation in 4-star hotels
  • High-speed train travel in First class
  • 11 continental buffet breakfasts, 4 dinners, 1 food tasting, welcome drinks, and snacks on trains
  • Professional multilingual guide for the entire trip
  • Best of Milan guided walking tour
  • Lake of Como and Bellagio full-day discovery
  • Murano island walking tour with glass-blowing visit
  • Highlights of Venice guided walking tour
  • Highlights of Florence guided walking tour
  • Siena discovery guided tour with food and wine tasting in a vineyard in Chianti
  • Baroque Rome guided walking tour
  • Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica with Skip-the-Line entrance
  • Ruins of Pompeii guided tour
  • Capri full-day excursion
  • Vaporetto Pass in Venice (48 hours)
  • Hop-on Hop-off in Rome (24 hours)
  • Luggage bus porterage service (your luggage will be delivered from hotel to hotel, making train travel stress-free)

Not Included:

  • International or domestic airfare
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers
  • Travel insurance
  • Additional meals when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to monuments or museums when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Local city tax for overnight stays
  • Visas required for entry into the country as necessary
  • Anything of a personal nature or that is not mentioned in included

Pricing Details

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  • Escorted Rail & Train Tour with a maximum of 26 travelers
  • From price is CAD per person, based on double occupancy, and for travel in low season
  • The final price will vary and is also based on the month of travel
  • Prices are subject to change

Optional Extras:

  • Elevate your tour experience with the inclusion of seamless airport transfers and the option for pre and post-tour accommodation
  • All optional excursions per the itinerary are subject to change and are based on availability and can be pre-booked or booked with the Tour Escort
  • Enhance your trip by adding authentic Italian dinners (4 dinners, 3 courses menu) in Milan (Risotto dinner), Venice (Cicchetti & Polenta dinner), Florence (Tuscan dinner with Fiorentina T-bone steak) & Rome (Pasta Cacio & Pepe, Matriciana)



Welcome to Milan! This incredible journey begins with the discovery of the beauty of the magical peninsula. Make your way to your hotel on your own, or opt for an optional private transfer for added convenience.

After checking in, join a short briefing with the tour leader and meet the rest of the group. Immerse yourself in the captivating streets of Milan's historical center, where you'll encounter the renowned La Scala theatre, the elegant Vittorio Emanuele II Gallery, the imposing Sforza Castle, and the majestic Duomo Cathedral. From the terraces of the Duomo, take in a panoramic view of the entire city. Conclude the tour with an exquisite Italian gourmet aperitif. In the evening, continue your exploration of this splendid city before returning to relax at your hotel.

Accommodation at the Starthotels E.C.H.O., Milan, or similar


After a delightful breakfast, seize the day to explore the fantastic city at your own pace. Later, embark on a full-day excursion to the enchanting Lake Como and the picturesque village of Bellagio.

Join your guide for a walking tour of Como's charming city center. Following this, revel in a boat cruise across the lake, allowing you to admire the splendid lakeside villas and their enchanting gardens. Cruise further to reach the renowned village of Bellagio, often referred to as the "Pearl of the Lake", and bask in the idyllic and tranquil atmosphere. Return to Milan in the evening and unwind at your hotel. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Starthotels E.C.H.O., Milan, or similar


Bid farewell to Milan as you journey towards the captivating city of Venice. Onboard the train, relish in sweet and sour snacks, along with your choice of hot or cold beverages. After approximately two and a half hours, you'll arrive in Venice, where your luggage will already be awaiting your arrival. Join the group for a welcome drink and then follow your tour leader to witness the ancient and exquisite art of glass-blowing in a traditional furnace. Return to your hotel and savor a delightful welcome dinner. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the NH Collection Murano Villa, Venice, or similar


Today, embark on a captivating exploration of the floating city of Venice! With the convenience of the Vaporetto Pass, you'll have the freedom to navigate the historical center at your own pace. Your guide will lead you through narrow alleys, along canals, and across quaint bridges, revealing the city's formidable history spanning centuries.

Marvel at iconic landmarks, including the grandeur of the Rialto Bridge, the majestic St. Mark's Square with its breathtaking Basilica, the imposing Doge’s Palace, and the poignant Bridge of Sighs, which connects to the historic prisons. Following the guided tour, enjoy some leisure time to meander at your own pace, perhaps picking up local souvenirs to commemorate your visit. Meals: B

Accommodation at the NH Collection Murano Villa, Venice, or similar


In the morning, board a high-speed train for a comfortable two-hour journey to Florence, with the convenience of not having to worry about your luggage. Upon arrival, embark on a guided walking tour through the picturesque streets of Florence.

Marvel at the magnificent Uffizi building, which houses the renowned Vasari Corridor, and take in the grandeur of the Duomo complex. This includes the breathtaking Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the exquisite Baptistry, and the iconic Giotto’s bell tower, celebrated for its stunning bronze Gate of Paradise. Immerse yourself in the beauty and history of this remarkable city. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Starhotel Michelangelo, Florence, or similar


After a hearty breakfast, embark on a full-day adventure to explore some of Tuscany’s most breathtaking towns, where incredible views await at every turn. Begin your journey by taking a train to reach the stunning city of Siena, known for its artistic heritage, rich culture, and the exhilarating Palio horse race, held twice a year.

Delve into the treasures of this remarkable city, as your guide leads you through its ancient streets, revealing its most beautiful sites. Afterward, continue your journey to a traditional farm and winery, where you'll gain insight into the winemaking process from grape to glass. Indulge in a delectable food and wine tasting session, savoring exquisite Chianti wines and local products. Conclude the day by relaxing on the return journey to Florence by train. Meals: B, L

Accommodation at the Starhotel Michelangelo, Florence, or similar


Following a satisfying breakfast, board a high-speed train for Rome, reassured that your luggage will be well taken care of. In the afternoon, regroup for a guided walk through the picturesque alleys of Baroque Rome. Marvel at the most iconic sites, including the enchanting Piazza Navona and the renowned Pantheon. Don't miss the opportunity to make a wish as you toss a coin into the legendary Fontana di Trevi. The remainder of the evening is yours to explore at your own pace.

Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel Massimo D’Azeglio, Rome, or similar


This morning take advantage of the Hop-on-Hop-off bus to get a panoramic tour of the Eternal city. Afterward, reach the Vatican Museums with the skip-the-line, and you will have direct access to the Sistine Chapel and to St. Peter’s Basilica. Visit the breathtaking masterpieces that you will find inside, as well as a great variety of galleries, with ancient sculptures, tapestries, middle-age maps, paintings, and stunning relics.

After the tour, enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure to explore Rome on your own. Do not forget to check out the majestic Colosseum and the Roman Forum. Meals: B


In the morning, after breakfast in the hotel, get on the high-speed train to Naples. After an hour’s journey, you will begin your wonderful day with a tour of the Sorrentine peninsula, stopping to see the extraordinary Pompeii and its magic. Let the dramatic history of the Roman city, destroyed, and buried from the eruption of the Vesuvius in 79 A.D, touch you. You will walk among the ruins of this mysterious city.

Later you will continue to Sorrento. There, your hotel, facing the sea, and your luggage coming straight from Rome, will be waiting for you. The dinner will be at the hotel and afterward, you can enjoy the rest of the evening at your pleasure. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Grand Hotel Europa Palace, Sorrento, or similar


After a delicious breakfast, it's time to set off for the enchanting island of Capri, a haven cherished by artists, writers, and celebrities. Known for its Italian fashion brands and local artisanal shops, Capri promises a blend of luxury and authenticity.

Begin by visiting the village of Anacapri, perched 1,800 feet above sea level. Here, you have the option to take a chairlift to Monte Solaro, explore Villa San Michele and the Axel Munthe Gardens, or indulge in lunch at a typical local restaurant (not included).

Later, visit the renowned Piazzetta in Capri, which offers breathtaking views of the gulf. Stroll along the picturesque streets to the August Gardens, where you can admire the famous Faraglioni rocks. Conclude the day by boarding a hydrofoil back to Sorrento. Enjoy dinner at the hotel and then savor the rest of the evening at your leisure. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Grand Hotel Europa Palace, Sorrento, or similar


After the tour, enjoy a leisurely day dedicated to shopping and exploring the enchanting Sorrentine peninsula. You have the option to unwind by taking a dip in the hotel’s inviting swimming pool or bask in the sun at the stunning beaches. Alternatively, we can arrange a tour to take you to the picturesque towns of Amalfi and Positano, providing you with another delightful way to spend your day. The choice is yours! Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Grand Hotel Europa Palace, Sorrento, or similar


After a satisfying breakfast, your journey to explore the beauty of Italy draws to a close. We hope this unique experience will forever hold a special place in your heart. Should you wish to extend your stay in Sorrento or arrange for a private transfer to Naples railway station or airport, please feel free to do so. Arrivederci! Meals: B

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