APT - Grand Europe by Rail

Rome to Amsterdam

Enjoy all the best highlights of Italy, Switzerland, France, Belgium and the Netherlands by rail.

Trip Highlights:

  • Aboard the GoldenPass Line - Journey to Montreux via the beautiful glass-domed GoldenPass rail, taking in panoramic views of your journey
  • Wine tasting in Lavaux - Stop in the Lavaux region for a delightful wine tasting experience, overlooking stunning Lake Geneva
  • Private Market In Florence - Enjoy your own private market and brunch at Florence’s Central Market and meet the local artisans





Arrive before midday and transfer to your hotel. This afternoon, enjoy a stroll through Rome, then tonight, get to know your fellow travellers during a Welcome Reception.

Stay: Two Nights, Rome, Hotel Bernini Bristol

Tour the Vatican, including St. Peter’s Basilica. Delight in the chance to witness Michelangelo’s renowned frescoes which sprawl across the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. Tonight, enjoy a Welcome Dinner.

Daily : Breakfast,Dinner

Enjoy pre-reserved tickets to the Colosseum, Rome's iconic oval amphitheatre. Afterwards, board your rail journey to Florence, where you'll enjoy dinner this evening.

Stay: Two Nights, Florence, Sina Villa Medici, Autograph Collection

Daily :Breakfast, Dinner


Enjoy your own private market and an exclusive brunch at Florence’s Central Market. Here, you'll meet the local artisans who have prepared some delicacies just for you.

Be guided by a local expert as you enjoy a morning visit to Florence, including a visit to the Galleria dell'Accademia to see Michelangelo’s Statue of David.

Daily : Breakfast

Farewell Florence and board your business class rail journey to Venice, where you will enjoy a serene gondola ride before dinner this evening.

Stay: Two Nights, Venice, Westin Europa & Regina or similar

Daily : Breakfast, Dinner


Countess Lelia welcomes you at her 16th-century palazzo home, Tiepolo Passi, overlooking the Grand Canal. As a member of the Italian Academy of the Cuisine, Countess Lelia will offer you an incredible insight into Venetian cuisine.


Enjoy a walking tour of Venice, or embark on a culinary tour.

Personalise your time in Venice with a choice of excursions, before an exclusive experience.

Daily :  Breakfast

Enjoy your business class rail journey to Milan. Upon arrival, take in the wonders of this fashionable city as you embark on a guided city tour.

Stay: Milan, Rosa Grand Milano

Daily : Breakfast, Dinner


Enjoy dinner at a lively Swiss folklore restaurant for traditional cuisine, or your hotel's restaurant.

Travel to Lucerne by train today and, in the evening, choose where to dine.

Stay: Two Nights, Lucerne, Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern

Daily :Breakfast, Dinner

Enjoy a relaxing cruise on Lake Lucerne. Afterwards, ride the world’s steepest cogwheel train to Mt Pilatus, then descend by a scenic gondola.

Daily : Breakfast

Board your scenic glass-dome first-class journey aboard the GoldenPass to Montreux, where you will enjoy an orientation tour.

Stay: Two Nights, Fairmont Le Montreux Palace

Daily : Breakfast, Dinner


Journey to the famous Lavaux wine region for a tasting, while enjoying views over the stunning lake.

The day is set aside for an experience most memorable.

Daily : Breakfast

Board a train to Geneva for a stop, then cross the border into France and arrive in Lyon, where you will enjoy dinner tonight.

Stay: Sofitel Lyon Bellecour Hotel

Daily : Breakfast, Dinner

Enjoy a guided city tour of Lyon, then board your train to Paris.

Stay: Three Nights, Paris, Hotel du Collectionneur Arc de Triomphe

Daily : Breakfast


Indulge in a sumptuous lunch at Ore Restaurant in Versailles, owned by renowned chef, Alain Ducasse.

After a guided tour of Paris, discover the splendour behind Louis XIV’s transformation of the Palace of Versailles.

Daily : Breakfast, Lunch

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps join a culinary walking tour, enjoy a guided tour by vintage 2CV car or soak up the Parisian atmosphere as you explore the Montmartre district.

Choose your activity before a meal and a memorable show at the Moulin Rouge.

Daily : Breakfast, Dinner

Travel by rail through northern France and into Belgium. Arrive in Amsterdam and check into your hotel. The evening is yours at leisure.

Stay: Amsterdam Marriott Hotel

Daily : Breakfast

Be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

Daily : Breakfast




  • 16 nights luxury land accommodation
  • All-inclusive sightseeing in up to 11 destinations
  • APT’s Freedom of Choice Inclusions in 3 locations
  • Finest dining - a total of 25 meals
  • Expert APT Tour Director


*Air Credit of $1,000 per couple (conditions apply). Book by 30 November 2018

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