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Luxury

Grand European by Rail

Rome to Amsterdam
17 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EULGT17
  • 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.

Private Market In Florence

Enjoy your own private market and brunch at Florence’s Central Market and meet the local artisans.

Your Vacation Includes

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

Map & Itinerary

Europe Map EULGT17 2020
Rome to Amsterdam

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 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.

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  • 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

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  • 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.

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  • 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, JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

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.

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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, Rosa Grand Milano

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

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 or similar

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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.

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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.

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  • 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 sightseeing today. Tonight, enjoy a meal and a memorable show at the Lido de Paris.

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  • 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

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  • Breakfast

Be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

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  • Breakfast

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.

Luxury in the Swiss Alps

Set overlooking the town of Gstaad, the Ermitage Hotel is one of the finest wellness retreats in the Swiss Alps.

We know that great service is more than just taking care of you on holiday… it’s the unprecedented warmth, care and consideration you’ll be afforded from your first call until after your return home