Italy Deluxe – 2024

Travel in the comfort of a high-speed train through the most awe-inspiring cities in Italy
From Milan to Venice, from Florence and Rome to Naples and the charming Costiera Amalfitana, this is the perfect tour for those who love to travel at a slow pace, avoid masses, and like a balance of sightseeing together plus free time to explore independently. Sample the best of Italian food, art, architecture, and local culture with guided wine tastings, local farm stops, visits with local artisans and more. Then hop back on your train to admire idyllic country views from the comfort of your seat until you arrive at your next destination
12 Days from $4999/person CAD
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 & October 4


  • 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:

  • Pre and Post Accommodation
  • Private Airport Transfers
  • Upon arrival in Italy, the Tour Leader will offer optional excursions you can book locally to enhance your tour
  • All optional excursions are subject to change and are based on availability
  • 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. Reach your hotel on your own or book an optional private transfer and check-in at your hotel.

In the afternoon partake a short briefing with the tour leader and meet the rest of the group, then delve into the fascinating streets of Milan historical center where you’ll see the famous La Scala theatre, the elegant Vittorio Emanuele II Gallery, the mighty Sforza Castle and the majestic Duomo cathedral from whose terraces you can admire the whole city. At the end of the tour enjoy an exquisite Italian gourmet aperitif. In the evening, continue to keep on discovering this splendid city and then relax at your hotel.

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


After breakfast, enjoy your free time in this fantastic city. Today join a Lake Como and Bellagio full-day excursion: visit the charming cities of Como and Bellagio with us and take a cruise on the Lake. Follow your guide and enjoy a walking tour of Como city center, then admire the splendid lakeside villas and gardens on a boat cruise across the lake. Reach by boat the famous village of Bellagio, the so-called “Pearl of the Lake”, and enjoy your time in this idyllic and relaxing place. Return then to Milan and relax at your hotel. Meals: B

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


It is time to leave Milan to go to one of the most beautiful Italian cities, Venice! Aboard the train, sweet and sour snacks will be served, as well as hot or cold drinks of your choice. After about two hours and a half, you will arrive in Venice. Your luggage will be already there, waiting for you. Enjoy a welcome drink with the group and then follow your tour leader who will let you discover the ancient and precious glass-blowing art in a traditional furnace. Return to your hotel and enjoy a welcome dinner. Meals: B, D

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


Today explore the floating city of Venice! Taking advantage of the Vaporetto Pass, move freely across the historical center of Venice. Your guide will take you through narrow alleys, canals, and small bridges to discover the main attraction, witnessing the mighty power of the city across the centuries. You’ll see the Rialto Bridge, Piazza St. Mark's Square with its magnificent Basilica, the Doge’s Palace, and the Bridge of Sighs, which leads to the prisons. Afterward, enjoy time at leisure to stroll on your own and buy local souvenirs. Meals: B

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


In the morning, take a high-speed train that will take you to Florence in two hours, without worrying about your luggage. Once there, start our guided tour on foot throughout the Florentine streets, admiring the beauty of the Uffizi building with the Vasari Corridor, and the monumental group of the Duomo, including the stunning Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the Baptistry, and the Giotto’s belltower famous for its bronze Gate of Paradise. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Starhotel Michelangelo, Florence, or similar


After breakfast, join a Siena and Chianti Countryside for a full day to experience firsthand some of Tuscany’s most breathtaking towns, where amazing views are around every corner. We will reach Siena by train to discover the treasures of one of the most beautiful cities in the world and immerse ourselves in its art, culture, and traditions as the horse race the Palio, which takes place twice a year. You will explore the best that Siena has to offer, our guide will accompany you along the ancient streets of Siena through the most beautiful sites.

Continue towards a traditional farm and winery where we will learn about the winemaking process from grape to glass. Then enjoy a food and wine tasting session of Chianti wines as well as local products. Finally, sit back and relax on the return journey to Florence by train. Meals: B, L

Accommodation at the Starhotel Michelangelo, Florence, or similar


After breakfast, take a high-speed train to arrive in Rome. As before, don’t worry about your luggage, we will take care of it for you. In the afternoon meet again for a guided stroll throughout the alleys of baroque Rome, where you can admire the most representative sites such as the magical Piazza Navona and the famous Pantheon. You will even have the possibility to make a wish, throwing a coin into the legendary Fontana di Trevi. The rest of the evening will be free to explore on your own. 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 breakfast, it is time to discover the island of Capri, a fascinating oasis for artists, writers, and celebrities, famous for Italian fashion brands and local hand-crafted shops. Visit the village of Anacapri, located 1,800 feet above sea level. Here, you can take a chairlift to Monte Solaro, spend your time exploring Villa San Michele and the Axel Munthe Gardens, or enjoy lunch at a typical local restaurant (not included).

Later you will go to visit the famous Piazzetta in Capri, where you can admire the amazing views out over the gulf. Walk along the most beautiful street until the August Gardens. Here, you can see the famous Faraglioni, the distinctive rocks. At the end of the trip, you will embark on the hydrofoil and come back to Sorrento. 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


At the end of the tour, all you need is a relaxing day dedicated to shopping and the discovery of the Sorrentine peninsula. Therefore, we offer you a whole day of distraction where you can dive into the hotel’s swimming pool, and sunbathe at the beautiful beaches, or we can organize a tour to take you to Amalfi and Positano! Meals: B, D

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


After breakfast, your trip to discover Italian beauties comes to an end, hoping you always keep this unique experience in your heart. Add extra nights in Sorrento or a private transfer to Naples railway station or airport is available. Arrivederci! Meals: B

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