Escape to Italy Sale

    Save $300CAD Per Couple | 2022 Departure | Rail Journey | Italy' Most Iconic Cities and Spectacular Regions | Offer expires November 30, 2022

    Escape to Italy Sale with Railbookers

    Price: $3,499CAD Per Person

    (Price per person, based on double occupancy)

    Offer: Save $300CAD Per Couple
    Departure Date: January 22, 2023
    Return Date: February 5, 2023


    Photo: Milan's beautiful Basilica of the Nativity of Saint Mary

    Highlights

    • Discover the Duomo’s hidden treasures in Milan
    • Explore the beautiful scenery of Lake Como and its charming town
    • Experience Venice’s sprawling canals and historic landmarks with your included multi-day Venice Vaporetto Pass
    • Small group walking tour of the Doge's Palace and Golden Basilica in Venice
    • Relax on the beach in the small seaside town Sestri Levante on the Italian Riviera
    • Enjoy a walking tour of Florence and visits to the Uffizi Gallery and Duomo Basilica 
    • Explore Rome with your multi-day sightseeing tour including visits to the Colosseum and the Vatican 

    Inclusions

    • Rail travel on Trenitalia as per the itinerary
    • 1-night hotel accommodation with breakfast in Milan
    • 2-nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Como
    • 3-nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Venice
    • 3-nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Sestri Levante
    • 2-nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Florence
    • 3-nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Rome


    Photo: Map of Iconic Italy Itinerary

    Day 1: Milan

    Welcome to Italy’s fashion capital. The day is free to explore the city on your own. You’ll discover monuments and art galleries, delicious cuisine, quaint cobbled streets and charming courtyards, picturesque canals, and the Duomo’s hidden treasures.

    Overnight in Milan

    Day 2: Milan to Lake Como

    Travel onboard Trenitalia from Milan to Como. Explore the beautiful scenery of Lake Como and the charming town as you wish. You’ll fall in love with the historic architecture and stunning natural beauty of this little corner of the world.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

    Overnight in Como


    Photo: Houses on the water in Como town

    Day 3: Lake Como

    You can choose to take a leisurely boat tour of the lake on your own and enjoy the sights of grand villas, rolling hillside vineyards, historic towns, alpine peaks, and wooded islands that line the shore. In the evening, spend some time strolling along the town’s cobblestone streets to the bustling public square of Piazza Cavour or visiting a lakeside restaurant and having dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

    Overnight in Como

    Day 4: Lake Como to Venice

    Board Trenitalia from Como to Milan, then Milan to Venice. As soon as you arrive in Venice, you’ll see why it’s a destination that’s off the beaten cobblestone. And it’s more than just the sprawling canals that make this city so charming. Visit vibrant St. Mark’s square and soak up the lively atmosphere. Begin using your Vaporetto Pass to taxi around the waterways or take a gondola ride and pass the Bridge of Sighs before finding a popular waterfront restaurant for dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

    Overnight in Venice

    Day 5: Venice

    Set out to explore the crowd-pleasing landmarks, museums, and attractions Venice is known for during your included walking tour. Admire the stately Doge’s Palace and marvel at the gorgeous mosaics that adorn St. Mark’s Basilica. Finish your day by stopping on the islands of Murano and Burano to see the famous glassblowers and colorful houses.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

    Overnight in Venice


    Photo: Gondolas afloat on the Venice lagoon

    Day 6: Venice

    Continue discovering “the Queen of the Adriatic” on your own along the meandering, gondola-doted canals.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

    Overnight in Venice

    Day 7: Venice to Sestri Levante

    Travel from Venice to Milan, then Milan to Sestri Levante, a small seaside town on Italy’s Ligurian coast halfway between Genoa and La Spezia. This is the perfect destination to relax and soak up the sun along the beaches of the Silent Bay and Bay of Fairy Tales.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

    Overnight in Sestri Levante

    Day 8: Sestri Levante 

    Stroll along the romantic harbor and gaze at the tall colorful houses, shop along Via Aprile XXV, and visit the Gualino Castle.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

    Overnight in Sestri Levante


    Photo: Beautiful Sestri Levante on the Italian Riviera

    Day 9: Sestri Levante 

    The old town, built around the promontory, is the best place to explore. See the Basilica of Santa Maria by Carlone, the town hall, and the 12th-century Romanesque San Nicolo dell’Isola church. Grab some seafood or pizza at a seaside restaurant while watching the sun set.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

    Overnight in Sestri Levante

    Day 10: Sestri Levante to Florence 

    Catch your Trenitalia train from Sestri Levante to Pisa, then Pisa to Florence. Get to know the city at your own pace today. Why not enjoy some gelato as you stroll through the Florence’s lively piazzas?

    Meals Included: Breakfast

    Overnight in Florence

    Day 11: Florence 

    This morning, embark on your included walking tour of the city and visit the popular Uffizi Gallery to see the Renaissance works of artists such as Raphael, Botticelli, and Michelangelo. Later, visit the Duomo Basilica and marvel at its gorgeous frescoes and dramatic dome that dominates the skyline.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

    Overnight in Florence


    Photo: The famous Ponte Vecchio spanning the river Arno in Florence 

    Day 12: Florence to Rome

    Take the train directly to Rome, Europe’s largest open-air museum. Packed with ancient architecture, beautiful churches, delicious cuisine, and fascinating history, your visit is sure to be memorable.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

    Overnight in Rome

    Day 13: Rome

    Use your included hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour to discover the best Rome has to offer. See the Colosseum, Circus Maximus, the Roman Forum, the Pantheon, Vatican Museum, St Peter’s Basilica, and much more!

    Meals Included: Breakfast

    Overnight in Rome

    Day 14: Rome

    Continue using your hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour to revisit your favorite attractions or anything you didn’t get the chance to yesterday. Check out the Spanish Steps, National Gallery of Ancient Art, Piazza Venezia, and the Sistine Chapel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

    Overnight in Rome

    Day 15: Your Journey Ends in Rome

    Check out of your hotel and continue with your onward travels.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

    Add On Details

    Upgrade your journey by staying at the luxurious Sina Palazzo Sant'angelo boutique hotel located on the Grand Canal in Venice. 


    Photo: Sina Palazzo Sant'angelo Hotel in Venice

    Don't delay, book your trip today! Offer expires November 30, 2022.

    Terms And Conditions

    Save $300CAD per couple on any independent rail vacation package to Italy 7 nights or longer in duration. Solo travelers can save $150CAD per person. This offer is only valid for bookings made between 26 October and 30 November, 2022 for travel any time in 2023. To count as a night, accommodations must be booked through a Railbookers. This sale is not combinable with other offers. Discount applicable for adults only. Other exclusions and restrictions may apply. New reservations only.

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