Rome Rail tour

Rome, Sorrento & the Amalfi Coast 2019/2020

12 Days Train Tour from £2715 per person


Immerse yourself in the astonishing beauty of springtime Italy, with this tour which uncovers the sun kissed magic of Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast, stretching down through some of the most magnificent scenery available in Italy. These tours have limited availability however, so be sure to book as soon as possible to guarantee your spot on a holiday into the heart of one of Europe’s favourite destinations.

Itinerary

Days 1-2

Chambery and Rome

Our journey begins at London St Pancras International, where you meet your group and Tour Manager at Great Rail Journeys' dedicated Departure Office. From here, we board the Eurostar, travelling to Paris and continue by highspeed TGV to Chambéry, where we overnight. On the morning on Day 2 we travel by rail to Rome, Italy's bustling capital, today.

Day 3

The Eternal City

We travel by rail to Rome, Italy's bustling capital, today. On Day 3, our full day in Rome begins with a guided tour, during which we take in the city's most iconic sights, including the Forum and the Trevi Fountain. Following the tour, you are free to spend your afternoon savouring the sights and sounds of Rome's seductive beauty.

Days 4-5

Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast

We continue today by high-speed train to Naples, where a coach meets us to take us to Sorrento and our hotel. On Day 5 we set out along the Amalfi Coast road, which gives incredible views over the shimmering bay and the rugged island of Capri.

Days 6-7

Pompeii

This morning we catch the Campania Express train (Standard Class) to Pompeii, the world-renowned town tragically buried by ash following the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79AD. You are at leisure on Day 7 to explore Sorrento and the surrounding regions.

Days 8-10

Herculaneum and a Capri Cruise

We travel by coach today to Herculaneum, a city of Roman ruins that was destroyed by an earthquake in 62 AD. Day 9 is free and on Day 10, we cruise to Capri, the beautiful island famed for its stunning views, rocky seashores and scenic charm.

Days 11-12

Overnight in Turin and Home

Today we transfer to by coach to Naples joining the high-speed rail service to Turin, where we overnight. If you are returning by air, you will transfer to Naples airport today for your flight home. On Day 12, we continue home to London via Paris.