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Trip Overview

Combing three of the worlds most treasured and romantic cities with the world’s most famous train journey this 7-night holiday is something very special indeed. Explore the ruins of ancient Rome, discover first-hand the majesty of Michelangelo and Brunelleschi in Florence, sip cocktails in the iconic bar car and stroll the cobbled streets of romantic Montmartre in Paris!

Highlights

  • Toss a coin over your left shoulder into the Trevi Fountain and enjoy a real Gelato at the Spanish Steps in Rome
  • Learn about the powerful Medici family and their role in the Renaissance in beautiful Florence
  • Celebrate the journey of a lifetime onboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express from Florence to Paris
  • Take a stroll around the peaceful Tuileries Gardens or along the Seine in Paris

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • Rail travel as per the itinerary
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Rome
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Florence
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Paris
  • 1 night in a twin cabin onboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express from Florence to Paris
  • Small group skip the line tour of the Colosseum and Roman Forum in Rome
  • Small group city tour in Florence including the Accademia gallery and Florence Duomo 
  • Small group afternoon skip the line tour of the Uffizi Gallery
  • 3-day Paris sightseeing pass including over 60 top Paris attractions such as 
  • Louvre Museum entrance
  • Pompidou Centre entrance
  • Palace of Versailles entrance
  • Public transport
  • Hop-on Hop-off pass.
  • Seine River cruise
  • Private transfer from airport to hotel in Rome
  • Private transfer from station to hotel in Paris
  • Uk to Rome airfare
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Disclaimer:

Prices are per person and subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Railbookers UK Trading Ltd is a member of ABTA (Y6401) and holidays including flights are ATOL protected, number 7579.

DAY 1 ROME

Welcome to Rome! Following your flight, you will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel to check-in for a 2-night stay. That evening head out to get your bearings. Rome is very walkable, and the Trevi Fountain really is best viewed at night, as is the ancient Pantheon. Piazza Navona is a beautiful setting for dinner. (Overnight Rome) 

DAY 2 ROME

Enjoy a leisurely morning today, perhaps with a stroll up the Spanish Steps then around the beautiful Borghese Gardens. In the afternoon join a very small group and skip the line into the unmistakable Colosseum and tread in the footsteps of Gladiators, then learn all there is to know about the fantastic Roman Forum – the centre of the Roman Empire! Let us know if you would like to visit the unbelievable Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica – early morning is best to avoid the crowds. (Overnight Rome) B

DAY 3 FLORENCE

Following breakfast make your way to the station for your highspeed train to Florence. In just over 1.5hrs you will be pulling to the train station, and from here make your way to the hotel for a 2-night stay.Florence is surprisingly compact and a stroll along the banks of the Arno to the gorgeous Ponte Vecchio is a lovely way to work up an appetite for dinner. B

 

DAY 4 FLORENCE

A full day of sightseeing lies ahead today with a small group morning tour led by a local is a brilliant way to learn the vast history of this ancient city. You will visit the Accademia Gallery to see first had Michelangelo’s David, then on to visit Florence’s beautiful Cathedral. Relax for lunch in one of the cities many fine restaurants, then in the afternoon make your way to the Uffizi gallery for a90min tour. Speak to any of our Travel Consultants if you might prefer a private tour perhaps. (Overnight Florence) B

DAY FLORENCE AND THE VENICE SIMPLON-ORIENT-EXPRESS 

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel then some more sightseeing before being making your way to the station for a departure to remember! Once onboard and settled into your cabin you will be shown the way one of the opulent restaurant cars for a spectacular 4-course dinner, then perhaps a night cap in the bar before bed. (Overnight on the VSOE)

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DAY 6THE VENICE SIMPLON ORIENT-EXPRESS TO PARIS

The train pulls into Paris in late morning, and here you bid farewell to your cabin and are driven to your hotel for a 2-night stay. Once refreshed head out to enjoy the city and make use of your great sightseeing pass. An evening cruise along the river is a lovely way to spend your first night in the city of light! (Overnight Paris) B

DAY 7– PARIS

A great day of sightseeing lies ahead today with a plethora of famous museums and sights to visit and see. Make use of the travel card included to cross the city by metro or take the scenic route via a Hop-on Hop-off tour and enjoy the stories behind the famous streets and boulevards of Paris. If you would rather get out of the city, take the metro out to Versailles to visit the breath-taking Palace and its vast gardens. Speak to any of our knowledgeable Travel Consultants if you might prefer a private guide, a visit to the Eiffel Tower or a trip out to Giverny’s Gardens perhaps. (Overnight Paris) B

DAY 8 – END OF TOUR

Following breakfast and if time allows enjoy some last-minute sightseeing and souvenir shopping before making your to Gare du Nord for your journey back to the UK. B

MEAL GUIDE: B - BREAKFAST, BR - BRUNCH, L - LUNCH, AT - AFTERNOON TEA, D -DINNER

Le Marceau Bastille

Le Marceau Bastille Hotel is a contemporary design hotel with a choice of 55 urban or ecological style bedrooms. The hotel also boasts a funky lobby bar which plays host to its own regularly updated art collection. Le Marceau Bastille is located in the Bastille district of Paris, a short walk from the lively Marais area and the Opera Bastille. The location offers easy access by metro to all of Paris's main sights and attractions.

Saint Paul Rive Gauche Paris

The beautiful Saint-Paul Rive-Gauche is located between the world-famous Sorbonne and the beautiful Luxembourg Gardens in the centre of Paris. The 17th century boutique hotel is housed in a former 17th century grand residence and is known for its beautiful arched cellar. Each room comes fully air-conditioned and is equipped with modern amenities such as a flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi access. Other tourist attractions nearby include Notre Dame, the Pantheon, Palais Garnier and The Louvre.

Terrass Hotel Paris

The Terrass Hotel is a classic 19th century building with 98 individually decorated rooms. The hotel features a Piano Bar where guests can enjoy cocktails and bar snacks and a seventh floor summer roof terrace with great views across Paris. The hotel is located a short stroll away from famous landmarks such as the Sacré-Coeur and the Moulin Rouge.

See our special offer package with a free tour and Musée d'Orsay tickets!

Grand Hotel Dore Paris

Located in Paris’ 12th Arrondissement, the Grand Hotel Dore is a traditional hotel in the centre of Paris. Just a stone’s throw from the nearest Metro stop, the whole of Paris is your oyster. Rooms are cosy and comfortable, boasting en suite bathrooms and TVs with satellite channels.

Grand Hotel Francais

The Grand Hotel Francais is a chic, modern hotel located in the centre of Paris, just 550 yards from Nation. Rooms are individually decorated, and come equipped with en suite bathrooms, flat screen TVs and air conditioning. The property is ideally located for sightseeing, nestled just 150 yards from a Metro Station.

Hotel Trianon Rive Gauche

From the entrance, our hotel welcomes you in our beautiful baroque open, spacious and comfortable lobby. Perfectly equipped, you can consult the many newspapers and magazines at your disposal, enjoy a delicious espresso or enjoy computers with Internet access and printers.

Kolbe Hotel Rome

With all the major sites of historic interest at only a short walk away, the Kolbe Hotel Rome will make you feel not only surrounded by but truly immersed into the magnificence of ancient Rome.

Mascagni Hotel Rome

The Mascagni Rome is a beautiful hotel set within an Umbertine style palace. Decorated with elegant antiques, this hotel offers comfortable surroundings, personalised service and spacious rooms featuring high ceilings and plenty of natural light. The Mascagni features a fully licensed bar, charming lounge serving Italian snacks and a free Wi-Fi area. The Mascagni hotel is located just 5 minutes walk from the main train station and within easy reach of Rome's attractions such as the Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps and Colosseum.

Hotel Dei Mellini Rome

Welcome to the wonderful world of Mellini, where every detail has been carefully put in place and where guests are surrounded by works of modern art made by artists from the Italian and Roman schools. Proud of being an independent Roman hotel! Our objective is to improve and grow by learning from our guests, from their needs and requests!

Morgana Hotel Rome

Situated just 200 yards from Rome's main Termini Station, the Morgana Hotel has the perfect location for anyone travelling in by train. The hotel's 108 rooms are traditionally decorated, and all come equipped with flat screen TVs and Wi-Fi internet access. Guests can make use of the fantastic transport links, and are free to use the gym in front of the hotel.

Belmond Villa San Michele

Today, Belmond Villa San Michele is recognised as one of the country’s finest small boutique hotels. Stroll in the Italian gardens, bursting with lemon trees and fragrant roses, and savour superb Tuscan cuisine on the alfresco loggia as if in a private home. Surrounded by lush trees and terraced gardens with views down to Florence, the location is hard to beat. Hotel offers private courtesy shuttle to the city centre of Florence. Hotel is made up of 45 rooms/suites, and has on site restaurants, bars and a swimming pool.

Grand Hotel Adriatico

The Grand Hotel Adriatico is a 4-star hotel located in a central and strategic position , a few steps from the Santa Maria Novella railway station, the fair district and the most interesting places of the city.

Hotel Cellai

Hotel Cellai is located in the heart of the historic center of Florence in an extremely characteristic, quite and lively area within short walk distance to all sites and is surrounded by the extraordinary beauty of churches, buildings, shops and monuments. Cellai Hotel is part of a lovingly restored 1800 palace.

Starhotels Michelangelo Florence

As befits a hotel in beautiful Florence, our recently refurbished 4 star hotel in Florence city center pairs classic design with contemporary touches. Moments away you’ll discover the glittering River Arno and a kaleidoscope of inspiring sights.

Hotel Atlantico

The Atlantico welcomes guests into a marvelous 1930s building with a comfortable and elegant atmosphere. It boasts an incredibly central location: it is within walking distance from the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain and other unmissable landmarks, such as Via Veneto, Spanish Steps and Via del Corso for shopping. It is also only 100m away from Termini train station, conveniently connecting you to your next destination.
The moment you set foot in the hotel you will be gratified by the warm and elegant décor, the individual style, and the warm welcome from our staff. Boasting an authentically vintage atmosphere, the Atlantico is filled with historical details, but still offers all the contemporary amenities and services in its 65 spacious rooms built for the modern traveler.
Hotel Atlantico is internally connected to the Hotel Mediterraneo and offers three meeting rooms with natural light with the capacity to host up to 45 people in theater style.

Hotel Massimo d'Azeglio

The Hotel Massimo d'Azeglio has 185 rooms with a special focus on history and houses original paintings from the 1860s Risorgimento period. The artwork focuses on the historical figures who were part of this movement, such as Massimo d'Azeglio, the hotel’s namesake, who was a statesman, painter and writer. With three modern meeting rooms, Hotel Massimo d’Azeglio can host 180 people in theater style. Ristorante Massimo d’Azeglio is located in Hotel Massimo d’Azeglio and is recognized for its ancient wine cellar with more than 1800 bottles including precious labels. The wine cellar’s intimate setting is perfect for wine tastings and private events with the capacity for up to 70 people seated or standing.

Hotel Mediterraneo

Nestled in Rome’s historic city center, within walking distance from top tourist destinations, the 4-star Hotel Mediterraneo offers authentic Art Déco hotel accommodation with breathtaking views over Rome. Located in a listed building and distinguished by its 1930’s original décor, Hotel Mediterraneo is the ultimate city retreat.

Designed by Art Deco architect Mario Loreti in 1938, it sits on top of Esquilino Hill, the highest of Rome’s Seven Hills, offering unparalleled views of Rome. The hotel takes its name from the Mediterranean sea, and the marine theme can be admired throughout its 11 floors and 242 rooms. The marble busts of Roman emperors and mosaics depicting the story of Ulysses adorn the hall. The entire interior is dominated by luxurious materials such as wood and marble and the walls are adorned with imposing mosaics. The main hall is completed by a marvelous staircase built with cantilevered blocks of marble - which is still studied by architects today.

Upon entering the breakfast hall, you will find yourself surrounded by exquisite marine themed decorative elements such as carved oak figureheads depicting tritons and mermaids, while just beyond you will find a stylish bar designed by Loreti featuring an alabaster countertop. This beautifully lit lounge room displays a large parchment map of the Mediterranean Sea and an inlay of precious woods.

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Disclaimer:

Prices are per person and subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Railbookers UK Trading Ltd is a member of ABTA (Y6401) and holidays including flights are ATOL protected, number 7579.

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