Itinerary - Florence and Rome Via The Alps

Day 1 - London to Geneva

Your adventure begins as you board the Eurostar from London to Paris. Change onto a high-speed train and whiz through France towards Switzerland. On arrival in Geneva, make your way to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 2 - Geneva to Florence

Head to the station for your train through the famous Simplon Pass. This scenic journey runs along Lake Leman and passes scenic Swiss vineyards, with stunning views of the Alps in the background. Travel further south after crossing the border into Italy with a change in Milan, before arriving in Florence. On arrival, check in at your hotel and enjoy a two-night stay.

Day 3 - Florence

No visit to Florence is complete with a visit to the Duomo Basilica, marvel at its beautiful frescoes and spectacular dome that dominates the city’s skyline.

Day 4 - Florence to Rome

After breakfast in the hotel, take a train from Santa Maria Novella station and journey south, past charming rural villages and verdant fields, ahead of your arrival in Rome in the early afternoon. On arrival, make your way to your hotel and check in for a two-night stay.

Day 5 -  Rome

After breakfast, enjoy exploring Europe’s largest open air museum. Shrouded in legend, Rome is home to hundreds of ancient artefacts, architecture, beautiful churches and Basilicas such as St Peter’s and St Martin’s. Take a tour of the Vatican to discover the fascinating stories behind the smallest country in the world. Stop for a delicious Italian ice-cream in one of the pretty cafés by the Trevi fountain and then walk in the footsteps of gladiators at the famous Colosseum.

Day 6 - Depart Rome

Check out after breakfast in the hotel, make your way to the airport for your flight back to the UK.

Featured Accommodation

  • Geneva - Cornavin
  • Florence - Grand Hotel Adriatico
  • Rome - Morgana

Hotels are subject to availability. Alternatives may be used.

Departure dates and prices 2020 - Florence and Rome Via The Alps

Railbookers brochure pricee in Black from £929

Travel 55 discount prices in Red from £883

Tel Railbookers reservations on 0203 780 2110 and quote Travel code TR55RB

Book with confidence. Railbookers is a member of ABTA Y6401 and ATOL 7579. Which means you have the benefit ofABTA’s assistance and Code of Conduct, as well as financial protection for your holiday. All packages inclusive of flights will be financially protected by the ATOL scheme.’ Don't forget to quote Travel 55 code TR55RB to receive your 5% discount. Tel Railbookers reservations on 0203 780 2110

  • Holiday Includes:
  • Eurostar to Paris and onward railtravel
  • 5 nights’ hotel stay with breakfast
  • 48-hour hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour in Rome
  • Flight from Rome to UK (return rail option via Turin)


£979 - £931


£929 - £883


 £979 - £931


£1179 - £1121


£1179 - £1121


£1129 - £1073


£979 - £931


£979 - £931


£1129 - £1073


£1129 - £1073


£979 - £931


£929 - £883

Prices are based on two people sharing a standard room, and are subject to availability and change. Single occupancy supplements apply. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival

Florence and Rome Via The Alps

Outbound by rail with return flights

5% discount 2020 prices from only £883

Your journey begins in London. Travel through the stunning Swiss Alps along the Simplon Pass. Spend 2 nights in Florence and two in Rome before flying back to the UK

To book this delightful rail holiday with Railbookers call them direct on 0203 780 2110 and quote code TR55RB you will then recieve a 5% discount saving per person on this rail holiday to Italy.

Travel 55 in association with Railbookers. To book call direct on 0203 780 2110 and quote Travel 55 code TR55RB you will then receive a 5% discount from the Railbookers brochure price.

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