Hidden Italy by train

Hidden Italy by train

A tour throughout six regions to experience the great diversity of the Italian peninsula in terms of landscape, culture and architecture.

📍Milan - Verona - Venice - Bologna - Florence - Rome - Naples

⏱ 12 days / 11 nights
🏆 Over 96 people rated this experience 5 stars.
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Reserve the special price of 

€ 1250.00 per person

with a deposit of only € 100.00 per person.

Travel itinerary



Arrival at Milan airport and autonomous transfer to the hotel. Accommodation in the reserved rooms and overnight in Milan.



Breakfast. Panoramic tour "Milanocentro" with the CitySightseeing bus, to discover the artistic beauty of the city: the Sforzesco Castle, the Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, the Navigli, the Cathedral with the Madonnina, the Scala Theater and the shopping streets. Free time for shopping. Return to the hotel by autonomous transfer and overnight stay.



Breakfast. Departure with the high-speed train to Verona. Transfer on own to/from the hotel. Panoramic tour on own by CitySightseeing bus of "Verona, the city of Scaligera", declared a World Heritage Site. Symbols of the city: Piazza Bra and the Arena, Pradaval Gardens, Piazza delle Erbe and Julia's house. Return to hotel in Verona or the surrounding area by autonomous transfer.



Breakfast. Departure by high-speed train for Venice / Mestre. Autonomous transfer from / to hotel. Regular visit (departing from Venice) by motorboat with guide to the islands of the Lagoon: Murano, Burano and Torcello. An evocative tour to discover the tradition of Murano glass processing; the colored houses and Burano lace making; finally the mystical and almost uninhabited Torcello. Free time. Autonomous transfer to return to the hotel in the Mestre area.



Breakfast. Autonomous transfer to Venice center. Regular guided tour of the most characteristic areas of the city of Venice, such as Piazza San Marco with its Basilica of San Marco, Palazzo Ducale, the Campanile, the Clock Tower and the Procuratie, but also Campo SS. Giovanni and Paolo. Return to San Marco through the Mercerie, the vital connection between Rialto and San Marco and the main shopping street of the city. At the end of the walking tour you will enjoy a relaxing gondola ride, admire the House of Desdemona and the House of Mozart passing by the world famous La Fenice Theater, along the Rio (Canal) "De le Ostreghe" which leads in the most fascinating part of the Grand Canal, where you will admire the Peggy Guggenheim Collection Palace. Autonomous transfer to return to the hotel and overnight stay.



Breakfast. Departure by high-speed train for Bologna. Autonomous transfer to / from the hotel. Regular guided tour of the city of Bologna in the areas where you can grasp its most authentic soul. You will admire the Piazza Maggiore, the Two Towers and the famous university area, but you can also get lost in the alleys of the ancient and colorful central market of the Quadrilatero, where each stall is a tribute to traditional Bolognese and other products. After a stop at the oldest seat of the University of Bologna, the Archiginnasio, our guide will take you to another area significant for the history of the city, that of Via Piella. In this place you can admire one of the canals that still flow into underground Bologna: in front of the now famous window. You will therefore understand the role that water has played for the city, once even equipped with a river port.
Autonomous transfer to return to the hotel in Bologna area or surroundings.



Breakfast. In the morning "Morning food tour experience" (optional): a pleasant morning dedicated to the preparation and tasting of handmade Emilian pasta . Net fee € 80.00 pp. Departure by high-speed train for Florence. Autonomous transfer to the hotel in the Florence area or surroundings.



Breakfast. In the morning regular guided walking tour of "Florence, from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance", a route in the heart of the city: the church of San Lorenzo, Piazza del Duomo with the Cathedral (inside visit), Brunelleschi's dome and the bell tower of Giotto. Finally, the Piazza della Signoria with the Palazzo Vecchio and the Uffizi Gallery. Free afternoon. Autonomous transfer to the hotel in the Florence area or surroundings.



Breakfast. Departure by high-speed train for Rome. Autonomous transfer to / from the hotel. A regular itinerary by bus and with a guide through “Imperial Rome”: we will visit the Colosseum, the symbol of ancient Rome, and its territory, the most important and beautiful archaeological site in the world. Also known as the Flavian Amphitheater, the Colosseum is one of the most famous monuments in the world. Next we will visit the Palatine Hill, where the city of Rome was founded and the place it became, with the development of Rome and the continuous embellishment of the Forum, due to its proximity to the seat of power, the place to live, the more exclusive district where emperors and patrician families built sumptuous palaces. The Roman Forum was for centuries the center of Roman public and economic life, where the most important structures of the ancient city were located. The tour ends at the Roman Forum. Autonomous transfer to the hotel in Rome.

DAY 10


Breakfast. Regular tour by bus with guide to reach one of the most important museums in the world: the "Vatican Museums" (entrance fee included), which house very important masterpieces from the Egyptian era to the late Renaissance. Continuation of the visit to the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica and the homonymous square. Departure by high-speed train from Rome to Naples. Autonomous transfer to the hotel in Naples.

DAY 11


Breakfast. Regular bus tour of the marvelous Pompeii, one of the most significant archaeological sites in the world. Visiting it will be a unique and exciting experience. Accompanied by an archaeological guide, we stroll through the cobbled streets from over two thousand years ago. We see the shops, temples, theaters and luxurious villas of the patricians and wealthy merchants who made their fortune in the thriving city, leaving incredible evidence of civilization, architecture and art . The ancient Roman city was buried by the ashes of the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. Guests can visit the Stabian Baths, the Forum, the theater area, the House of the Faun, the House of the Tragic Poet and the brothel. The tour starts from Naples around 08:30 in the morning, after only 30 minutes on the highway you will reach Pompeii. The standard walk in the archaeological excavations takes about 2 hours. Autonomous transfer to the hotel in Naples.

DAY 12


Breakfast. Autonomous transfer to airport or train station
*** the meeting points of the excursions will be reached by own means.

Reserve the special price of 

€ 1250.00 per person

with a deposit of only € 100.00 per person.

   The fee includes:

Accommodation in a 4-star hotel in the cities indicated in double room (the package is for minimum two people): Starhotel business Palace Milan; Hotel Ambasciatori Quality hotel Delfino Venice Mestre; Allegro Italia Espresso (Bologna); Nil Hotel (Florence); Hotel Fleming (Rome); Holiday Inn (Naples) or similar
Bed and breakfast treatment
"Regular" visits indicated by the program
High-speed train, 2nd class, intermediate routes between cities as indicated in the program.

   The fee doesn't include:

Arrival and departure transfers;
Intermediate transfers to meeting points;
Entrance fees;
Any local and tourist taxes;
Single room surcharge: 550€ for the whole stay;
Anything not indicated in "The price includes".

   Methods of payment:

When you confirm your booking, you will be asked for the indicated payment of 100 € (not refundable) and for it you will receive the first invoice.
Within 48 hours from the "Block Pricing", you will receive an email confirming your booking by the tour operator and requesting a deposit of 30% of the total booking amount.
The balance of the booking will be requested 30 days before departure.
If the confirmation is less than 30 days before the arrival, the balance of the services will be requested immediately.

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