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Capri Island
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Sorrento Harbour
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Venice, Florence, Rome & Sorrento by Train (Tour code: 12957)

Starts and Ends
Venice to
Sorrento
Travel Periods
14 Apr 24 - 20 Oct 24
Experience
Travel Style
Rail Escorted Tours
Enhance your Italian adventure by train to the fullest by visiting the exquisite cities of Venice, Murano Island, Florence & Siena, Rome, and Sorrento.

Highlights

Small group sizes of max 26 passengers. Professional English speaking guide for the entire duration of the tour

Worry-free luggage porterage service at railway stations and/or “luggage bus” (that delivers luggage from hotel to hotel)

Stay in charming 4-star luxury boutique hotels

Discover the unique floating city of Venice, using the Vaporetto Pass to navigate its historical center

Experience a Siena discovery guided tour with food and wine tasting in a vineyard!

Explore the captivating island of Capri, visiting the village of Anacapri and admiring the Faraglioni rocks

Entire Bonus

Get a free upgrade to a Seaview room in Sorrento when you book by December 10th.

10 days
From
AUD 4,618
per person, twin share
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Overview

Embark on a 10-day train journey from Venice to Sorrento, where we've thoughtfully designed every step of the way for your convenience. With our convenient porterage service at railway stations and our "luggage bus" that ensures your bags are safely transported from one hotel to another, we strive to make train travel a worry-free experience for you.

Begin in Venice. Explore the city's historical sites and savour local cuisine, including a glass-blowing experience on Murano Island. Continue to Florence and Rome, spending two nights in each city. Discover iconic landmarks like Piazza della Signoria, Brunelleschi's Dome, and the Vatican in Rome. Enjoy a day in Tuscany, visiting Siena and indulging in a Chianti vineyard food and wine experience.Conclude your journey in Sorrento, with a visit to Pompeii's ancient ruins and a memorable day trip to Capri, creating lasting holiday memories.

Peace of mind booking plan
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Inclusions

9-nights accommodation in 4-star hotels
Worry-free luggage porterage service at railway stations
High speed train transfer in First class
Hop-on Hop-off 24H in Rome
Vaporetto Pass 48H in Venice
Meals: 9 continental buffet breakfasts, 4 dinners
1x food and wine tasting in Florence
Professional English speaking guide for the entire duration of the tour
Guided visits in Venice, Florence, Rome, Pompeii and Sorrento

Intro Map

Day 1 Venice

Upon arrival, make your way to your hotel and take your time to settle.

In the afternoon meet your group, enjoy a welcome drink 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 partake in a welcome dinner.

Overnight stay in Venice at NH Collection Murano Villa in a Superior Room.

Dinner
Venice
Venice

Day 2 Venice

Today explore the floating City! 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 S. Marco with its Basilica, the Doge’s Palace, and the Bridge of Sighs, that leads to the prisons.

Time at leisure to stroll on your own and buy local glass-made souvenirs.

Overnight stay in Venice at NH Collection Murano Villa in a Superior Room.

Breakfast
Venice
Grand Canal, Venice

Day 3 Venice Florence

In the morning, take a high-speed train that will take you to Florence in two hours.

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 baptistery, and the Giotto’s belltower famous for its bronze “Gate of Paradise”.

Overnight stay in Florence at Starhotels Michelangelo in a Superior Room. 

Breakfast
Venice → Florence
Florence

Day 4 Florence

Enjoy the morning at leisure, and in the early afternoon join a "Siena and Chianti Countryside" tour to experience firsthand some of Tuscany's most breathtaking towns, where amazing views are around every corner.

You will reach Siena by train to discover the treasures of one of the most beautiful cities in the world and immerse yourself 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.

Overnight stay in Florence at Starhotels Michelangelo in a Superior Room. 

Breakfast
Florence
Siena Cathedral

Day 5 Florence Rome

After breakfast, take a high-speed train to arrive in Rome.

In the afternoon meet again for a guided stroll throughout the alleys of the 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. Overnight in the hotel.

Overnight stay in Rome at Hotel Massimo D’Azeglio in a Premium Room. 

Breakfast
Florence → Rome
Trevi Fountain, Rome

Day 6 Rome

This morning take advantage of the Hop-on Hop-off bus to get a panoramic tour of the "eternal city" and reach the Vatican Museum. With the "skip-the-line", you will have direct access to the Sistine Chapel and to St. Peter's Basilica to visit the breathtaking masterpieces that you will find inside, as well as a great variety of galleries, with ancient sculptures, tapestry, middle-age maps, paintings, and stunning relics. You will admire the Pietà di Michelangelo and the incredible altar in bronze.

Overnight stay in Rome at Hotel Massimo D’Azeglio in a Premium Room. 

Breakfast
Rome
St. Peter's Basilica

Day 7 Rome Pompei Sorrento

In the morning, after breakfast in the hotel, get on the high-speed train to Napoli.

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 by 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, where your hotel, facing the sea, awaits you.

The dinner will be at the hotel and afterward, you can enjoy the rest of the evening at your pleasure.

Overnight stay in Sorrento at Grand Hotel Vesuvio in a garden room. 

Breakfast
Rome → Pompei → Sorrento
pompeii and vesuvius at sunset

Day 8 Sorrento Capri Sorrento

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. 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.

Overnight stay in Sorrento at Grand Hotel Vesuvio in a garden room. 

Breakfast
Sorrento → Capri→ Sorrento
Capri

Day 9 Sorrento

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, sunbathe at the beautiful beaches, or we can organize a tour to take you to Amalfi and Positano! The dinner will be at the hotel and afterward, you can enjoy the rest of the evening at your pleasure.

Overnight stay in Sorrento at Grand Hotel Vesuvio in a garden room. 

Breakfast
Sorrento
Amalfi Coast

Day 10 Sorrento

After breakfast, our trip to the discovery of the Italian beauties comes to an end, hoping you always keep this unique experience in your heart. Feel free to book some extra nights in Sorrento or a private transfer to Naples railway station or airport. Arrivederci!

Accommodation

NH Collection Murano Villa

Venice
The quaint boutique hotel known as the NH Collection Venezia Murano Villa is located on the alluring island of Murano in the Venetian Lagoon. The hotel, which was formerly the location of the well-known De Majo glass factory, emits the fascination of classic hand-blown Murano glass through its magnificent architecture. At the hotel's gourmet restaurant, which serves delectable meals all day, indulge in a great culinary experience. The two chic bars provide the ideal atmosphere for relaxing with a drink. The hotel offers a private 4-berth pier on the picturesque lagoon as well as five well-equipped conference rooms that can hold up to 130 guests for those who require event spaces.

Starhotels Michelangelo

Florence
Starhotels Michelangelo stands out with its 119 cosy hotel rooms in the beautiful city of mediaeval Florence. It offers a fantastic position for discovering Florence's cultural treasures because of its central location in the city. A popular dining destination, the hotel's culinary treats provide a true taste of Italy. Our conveniently located hotel makes an excellent site for any event, including conventions, seminars, and business meetings. Starhotels Michelangelo perfectly fuses traditional charm with contemporary luxury, guaranteeing a wonderfully engaging experience for its guests. It is conveniently located near the S. Maria Novella Train Station, the Stazione Leopolda convention centre, and the brand-new Opera Theatre.

Hotel Massimo D’ Azeglio

Rome
Experience the charm of our family-run hotel in Rome, offering a diverse selection of 185 rooms. The Classic Rooms and Superior Rooms boast spaciousness and brightness, complemented by elegant wood floors, classic furnishings, high ceilings, and expansive windows. A perfect blend of tradition and innovation awaits you, with meticulous attention to every detail. Our exceptional restaurant at the Massimo d’ Azeglio Hotel proudly presents a tantalizing array of authentic dishes crafted from locally-sourced ingredients. Our commitment to freshness, simplicity, and preserving culinary heritage is evident in every bite. Our skilled maîtres eagerly await you, ready to delight your taste buds with their delectable recommendations!

Additional information

Official language
Italian
Local currency
EURO
  • This trip can be enjoyed by just about anyone with a reasonable level of fitness. Average physical ability is required such as long walks of a few hours

Excluded

  • International airfares and taxes
  • Domestic airfares and taxes, unless otherwise specified in our holiday package
  • Visa expenses, processing and issuance fees
  • Meals other than as specified in our holiday package
  • Travel Insurance or expenses of a personal nature (mini-bar, phone call, laundry, etc.),
  • Tips or gratuities to guides, drivers, porters, hotel, restaurant or boat staff, etc.
  • Or any other travel expense that has not been included in our holiday package

FAQs

Who are Entire Travel Group?

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Entire Travel Group used to be known by the individual brands shown in the footer of the website. The company has not changed, but we have amalgamated under one brand - Entire Travel Group.

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Is Entire Travel Group Australian owned and operated?

Entire Travel Group is proudly Australian family owned and operated and as it stands today represents 50 years of experience, progress, and evolution. We proudly support the community with our long-term commitment to many important charity organisations. We were awarded the best operator in our class at the most recent National Travel Industry Awards.

Is Entire Travel Group industry accredited?

Entire Travel Group is both ATAS and CATO Accredited. ATAS is actively administered by the Australian Travel Industry Association (ATIA). The Council of Australian Tour Operators (CATO) is the trade association representing the land supply sector of the Australian Travel Industry.

Does Entire Travel Group have industry awards?

Entire Travel Group was honoured at the 2023 National Travel Industry Awards with Most Oustanding Wholesaler - Product / Service.

As our team works tirelessly to deliver exceptional holiday experiences, it was exciting to have this acknowledged with the highest recognition. The award is also a testament to the quality of our partners around the globe, and we take this opportunity to thank them for their tremendous support of our customers.

Are the Entire Travel Group holiday packages exclusive?

In some cases, we are the sole representative in Australia for the overseas travel operator. In other circumstances the product developed has been exclusively built for Entire Travel Group and can’t be found elsewhere.

What’s unique about Entire Travel Group Holiday Packages?

  • They are not group tours with set departures - they are pre-designed, purpose built, independent holiday packages full of unique and memorable experiences.
  • Our holiday packages have been exclusively built for us in collaboration with our handpicked suppliers, who also offer full on-ground support for the clients.
  • We are offering unique travel experiences which cannot be found elsewhere.
  • Many packages include our “Freedom of Choice” options which allow you to tailor the holiday experience. Like a sommelier matching wine to a meal, we have used our experience to carefully select and offer the right experiences in each location.
  • They include our Peace of Mind Booking Plan.
  • A wide selection of our packages are compliant with the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Covid Safe Travels.

Our motto for Independent Holiday Packages is start your holiday when and with who you want!

Our Independent Holiday Packages are NOT group tours with set departure dates. Group Tours have specific set departure dates, and of course, you are travelling with unknown passengers in a coach. These tours are great for certain travellers and there are many reputable tour operators providing a wide range of options around the world.

At Entire Travel Group, our focus is Independent Holiday Packages. Available daily, they are pre-designed, purpose built, packaged itineraries full of memorable experiences delivered by our hand-picked local partners.

Our holidays suit every demographic, from couples to singles, to retirees to families and everyone else in between.

Why travel with Entire Travel Group?

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Is there a cooling-off period?

Look for packages with our Peace of Mind Booking Plan logo on the website.

  • We understand that occasionally plans may change, so we give you the confidence to proceed with a cooling off period.
  • You may cancel for any reason within 7 days, where you will receive a 100% refund of your $100 per person deposit.

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What is Freedom of Choice?

At Entire Travel Group we understand that our customers have their own personal tastes and interests - so throughout our packages look for “Freedom of Choice” which gives you the ability to tailor your holiday from the various experiences offered on selected days. Like a sommelier matching wine to a meal, we have used our experience to carefully select and offer the right experiences in each location.

The Freedom of Choice options are included in the package price, and the price remains the same regardless of the choice you make on each day.

Our Freedom of Choice program offers flexibility, by allowing you to choose from different options on pre-selected days in the itinerary.

  • Our per person price includes one tour on each Freedom of Choice day in the itinerary.
  • The price of the package remains the same regardless of the choice you make on each day.

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Can you book my international airfares?

On some Islands Holiday Packages (e.g. Fiji), it is practical to include flights, so where we have done this it is indicated by the plane icon.

However, on the majority of our Holiday Packages, we do not include international flights.

We found that many customers may prefer to:

  • Travel on a specific airline of their choice
  • Have the flexibility to book flights with Frequent Flyer points
  • Select flight dates that may be different to our Holiday Package start/end dates
  • Use a Travel Credit already held with the airline
  • Use their travel agent for this service

We are able to assist with flights on any Holiday Package, so please just notify us during the Book Now process or contact our team.

Should I take travel insurance?

Travel insurance is strongly recommended. During the Book Now process please confirm you require assistance, and our team will be in contact with you.

What should I do before travelling?

Before you travel it is your responsibility to ensure you have the appropriate documentation including visas. If you are travelling on a passport other than Australian or New Zealand, you will require a permit to re-enter Australia. It is your responsibility as the traveller and/or travel booker to meet all government entry requirements.

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