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Luxury

Grand European by Rail

Rome to Paris
15 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EULGT15
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Wine tasting in Lavaux

Stop in the Lavaux region for a delightful wine tasting experience, overlooking stunning Lake Geneva.

Aboard the GoldenPass Line

Journey to Montreux via the beautiful glass-domed GoldenPass rail, taking in panoramic views of your journey.

Royal Lunch at Ore Versailles

Savour an elegant lunch overlooking the Palace of Versailles' Royal Courtyard before exploring the palace and grounds.

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in 10 destinations
  • APT’s Freedom of Choice Inclusions in 3 locations
  • A total of 21 meals
  • Expert APT Tour Director
  • 14 nights luxury land accommodation
  • Transfers, rail, hotel porterage and gratuities

Map & Itinerary

Europe map EULGT15 2021
Rome to Paris

Designed Exclusively for APT guests

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose from a variety of included dining options sure to tantalise the tastebuds of every guest

Arrive before midday and be transferred 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

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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
View of church in distance over rooftops, Italy

Farewell Florence and board your business class rail journey to Venice, where you will waste no time in navigating the canals by gondola before dinner this evening.

Stay: Two Nights, Venice, San Clemente Palace Kempinski

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Countess Lelia welcomes you at her 16th-century palazzo, Tiepolo Passi, overlooking the Grand Canal. As a member of the Italian Academy of the Cuisine, Countess Lelia will share with you her secrets of fine Venetian cuisine.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

You have the choice of a walking exploration of Venice, or sample Italian treats on a culinary tour.


Discover Venice as you please, thanks to a choice of activities this morning. In the afternoon, a memorable experience has been arranged.

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  • 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, Hotel NH Collection Milano President

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Travel to Montreux by train, where you will enjoy an orientation tour on arrival.

Stay: Two Nights, Montreux, Grand Hôtel Suisse Majestic in a Lake View Room

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy an exquisite wine tasting in the famous Lavaux region.


Spend the morning at leisure then travel to Lavaux.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Perhaps choose a lively Swiss folklore restaurant for traditional cuisine, or your hotel’s restaurant.


Your glass-dome first-class journey aboard the GoldenPass takes you to Lucerne today. On arrival, set out on a guided exploration. This evening for dinner, choose your venue.

Stay: Two Nights, Lucerne, Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern or similar

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Cruise Lake Lucerne, then afterwards, ride the world’s steepest cogwheel train to Mt Pilatus, then descend by a scenic gondola.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
View from the top of Mt Pilatus overlooking Lucerne, Switzerland

After breakfast, board your train to Paris. On arrival, transfer to your hotel. With the evening at leisure, you might choose to stroll the streets of Paris and discover the local dining scene.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Indulge in a sumptuous lunch at Ore Restaurant in Versailles, owned by renowned chef Alain Ducasse. Afterwards, discover the splendour behind Louis XIV’s transformation of the Palace of Versailles.


Tour Paris today.

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.


Today, choose your sightseeing.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Be transferred to the airport.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
Sun rising behind the treeline boulevard with the eiffel tower in the distance

Travel & Accommodation

Sina Villa Medici

Set in the heart of Florence, the Sina Villa Medici offers an oasis of verdant gardens and art galleries.

Luxury In The Heart Of Paris

The Hotel du Collectionneur Paris is just minutes from the Arc de Triomphe and the Avenue des Champs-Elysées.

Travel With New-Found Friends

Travel with like-minded people on an APT adventure, visiting some of the world's most rewarding destinations.

As a family-owned company, we take great pride in treating each and every guest as part of the family