Start Point
Rome
End Point
Milan
Ages
10 - 75+
Transport
Train & more
Accommodation
2, 3 & 4* hotels

Reasons to Book

Summary

Experience the highlights of Italy by train. Begin your Italian adventure in Rome and immerse yourself in centuries of history. When touring Italy by train, you’ll Visit Naples and the ancient city of Pompeii and see the mighty Mount Vesuvius. Experience Florence; a city soaked in art and culture. Explore the vibrant cities of Milan and Venice. Italy escorted train holidays would simply not be complete without the chance to cruise on Venice’s Grand Canal. Art, culture, fine cuisine, spectacular landscapes, history, architecture and, of course, passion - our guided rail tour packages showcase Italy at its finest!

Italy Rail Express
Accommodation
  • 8 nights' accommodation in twin rooms with private en-suite facilities
  • Single travelers have the option to pay a single supplement to ensure a private room
Meals
  • 8 breakfasts, 4 lunches & 1 dinner
    *Vegetarian options available for all meals on request
Transport
  • All rail travel throughout your tour with reserved seat selection 
  • Standard Class Rail
  • Any public transport used as part of the tour (excludes free days)
Rail transport
Extras
  • Services of your Expat Explore tour leader, who will be on hand with advice and tips to ensure that you get the most from your trip
  • All taxes and fees included
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Accommodation

If you are looking to spend extra time at your tour start and/or tour end points, you are now able to book affordable and convenient pre and post-tour accommodation via booking.com

We use a variety of hotels in each of the destinations on this tour, so you may stay in a hotel different to that listed here. Hotels are selected closer to departure. A confirmed list of hotels will be sent to you along with your Tour Leader announcement, 7 days prior to departure.

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B&B Hotel Roma San Lorenzo Termini B&B Hotel Roma San Lorenzo Termini
B&B Hotel Roma San Lorenzo Termini B&B Hotel Roma San Lorenzo Termini
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Ramada by Wyndham Naples Ramada by Wyndham Naples
Ramada by Wyndham Naples Ramada by Wyndham Naples
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Hotel Ambasciatori & Delfino Hotel Ambasciatori & Delfino
Hotel Ambasciatori & Delfino Hotel Ambasciatori & Delfino
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Hotel Delle Nazioni Florence Hotel Delle Nazioni Florence
Hotel Delle Nazioni Florence Hotel Delle Nazioni Florence
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Hotel ibis Milano Centro Hotel ibis Milano Centro
Hotel ibis Milano Centro Hotel ibis Milano Centro
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Start Point
Hotel in RomePlease contact us for more information
15:00 hrs
End Point
Hotel in MilanPlease contact us for more information
10:00 hrs
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Optionals

On Tour Excursions
All optional excursions are booked on tour and paid in cash to your tour leader, unless stated otherwise. Please note, certain optional excursions are subject to availability and could change as a result.

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Why this tour

Exploring Italy by train is an adventure unlike any other! Not only do you get to visit top cities, you also get to see spectacular scenery along the way. Italian train tours are about the journey as well as the destination! 

Travel from Rome to Naples and see the ancient city of Pompeii! Witness the wonders of Florence and Pisa. Explore the magical city of Venice and visit Milan, Italy’s fashion capital. Enjoy the options to visit the colourful coastal town of Cinque Terre and the luxurious island of Capri. 

This Italian rail tour features a number of highlights: 

  • Experience guided tours of Rome, Florence and the UNESCO World Heritage site of Pompeii as well as orientation tours of Naples, Venice and Milan. 
  • Enjoy a welcome dinner in Rome and delicious group lunches in Naples, Florence, Venice and Milan!
  • Visit and take a picture with the iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa!
  • Discover how local crafts are made with a leather making workshop in Florence and lacemaking and glass blowing workshops in Venice.
  • Fantastic optional activities such as a gondola ride in Venice and visits to Cinque Terre, Capri and Lake Como.
  • Free days to spend as you wish in Rome and Naples.
  • Admire the gorgeous scenery between destinations along the Italian railroad!

Is this the right tour for me?

Italy is one of the world’s top bucket-list destinations due to its incredible art, history, culture and cuisine. Travelling through Italy by train allows you to experience all of this and more! Italian train tours showcase the country’s natural beauty and allow you to travel in a unique, comfortable and convenient way.

How much does it cost to travel in Italy by train? 

Travelling to Italy can be expensive. However, the great thing about travelling with Expat Explore is that you won’t have to worry about any unnecessary fees as transportation and accommodation costs are already covered. Most activities and meals are included too!

Is 9 days enough to tour Italy by train?

9 Days is a great amount of time to see some of Italy’s top highlights! This Italy by train tour is a great mix of visits to top tourist attractions, included activities and free time.

What will the transportation be like?

You’ll enjoy 9 days of travel in Italy by train on this tour. Rail travel is fast, scenic and offers travellers extra space and comfort. Admire the views and even walk around the train as you go. Rail travel is generally faster than coach travel and the itinerary has been designed to maximise time spent at each destination. 

Spend 9 days on this bella Italia rail journey to discover many of Italy’s bucket-list attractions in a fun, convenient and affordable way!

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