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Florence

Our unique 1st class Florence tour by train, with one night at the Turin Palace, then 3 nights  staying at the boutique 4* Brunelleschi hotel in Florence minutes away from the Duomo and Uffizi gallery, returning via the Alps at Lucerne.

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Description

Our luxury 1st class Florence tours by train is really something special, combining 1st class train travel with elegant luxurious hotels.  On the way experience incredible alpine scenery, no need to worry about crossing Paris as return private car transfers are provided.  The Brunelleschi Hotel quietly situated in the heart of Florence, offers understated service from charming, courteous and discreet staff. To make your holiday even more special why not take advantage of our Travel Assist service.  More than just a porterage service the Travel Assist Personnel will manage your luggage from Eurostar check in to Paris Gare de Lyon*  also available on the return meeting you at Paris Gare de Lyon and taking you back to St Pancras*.

Want something different to what is shown here? We can bespoke and tailor make any of our holidays to fit your personal wishes. Just call our team for help in creating the perfect holiday.

Price

Cost are per person based on 2 travelling in 2 bedded accommodation on trains and hotels. Prices subject to availability and are based on 3 seasons below.

Prices are per person based on the season you travel in and start from.

  1st Class
4* Hotel
LOW SEASON Jan, Feb, Nov, Dec £1495
MID SEASON   Mar, Aug £1695
HIGH SEASON  May, Apr, Jun, Jul Sep, Oct £1895

Please note public holidays and trade fairs may affect these prices. Prices based on current exchange rate. We reserve the right to increase these if the rate changes by 10% or more.

*Travel Assist Luggage service London- Paris one way  £99 and return £99 (introductory. Offer to 31.12.2016)

 

Itinerary

  • Day 1 Depart from London’s iconic St Pancras train station on the new Eurostar train on the morning departure to Paris, look out for the ornate Calais Town hall in the distance.  A private car will meet you for the transfer from Nord to Lyon station where you pick up the high speed TGV train to Turin.  Here you stay at the Turin Palace, acknowledged as the best hotel in the city!
  • Day 2 Morning free to perhaps visit the world renowned Egyptian museum, even the Automobile museum, or just explore the city – the hotel will look after your bags.

    Just walk out of the Turin Palace and adjoining is Turin station for the afternoon  high speed Frecciarossa train to Florence for the under 4 hour trip.
  • Days 3 – 4 Arrive at the 4* luxury Brunelleschi hotel in Florence is a beautiful reconstructed building comprising a 6th century Byzantine tower and a mediaeval church.  Breakfast is extensive and generous, there a lovely restaurant, where you can dine outdoors in summer.  An evening meal is included for one of the nights you stay at the Brunelleschi.  The hotel is situated within walking distance of all the main sites such as the Duomo, Ufizzi Gallery and the Accademia , home of Michelangelo’s David.  Florence is mostly traffic free so is a joy to wander the galleried shops or stroll by the Arno river.
  • Day 5 Depart in the morning by high speed train to Milan, change here to the tilting train taking you through dramatic Swiss alpine lakes and mountains and the city of Lucerne.  Continue by TGV and Eurostar high speed trains arriving back in London at 10.30 pm, the private car transfer will take care of you from Paris Lyon to Nord station.

Availability

Daily throughout the year. Before or after your Florence tour special rates available at the 4* St Pancras Pullman, or for an extra touch of luxury at St Pancras Renaissance on the train station concourse

Included

  • 1st class fare including all seat reservations, and a meal on Eurostar, London – Paris – London.  On Italian high speed trains a drink and snack provided
  • 4 nights hotel accommodation including breakfast at the Turin Palace (1 night) and 3 nights at the  4* Brunelleschi hotel, additionally one evening meal
  • Private car transfers between the stations in Paris