Travel by train through rolling Tuscan countryside between two of Italy's greatest cities and save 40%. For £229 per person, you get two nights in Rome and two nights in Venice with this offer from Citrus Holidays.
Here's what's included:
Depart on 6, 10, 12, 18, 24 November; 2, 8, 15 December.
The trip starts in Rome with a stay at the 4-star Excel Hotel Roma Montemario. The hotel is three miles from the Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps, and a short bus ride from Vatican City. Rooms overlook the Monte Mario Nature Reserve and come with free Wi-Fi. Hotel facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, a gym and a restaurant.
Next, take the train from Rome to Venice, where you'll check in at the Hotel Ambasciatori. This 4-star property, located on the mainland in the downtown area of Mestre, is roughly a 10-minute bus journey from central Venice, with its network of bridges, canals and surrounding islands.
Checked baggage is available from £35 more per 15kg. Transfers are not included, but both cities are connected to their respective airports by frequent bus services and both train stations are in the city centre.
It's an extra £60 to depart from London Stansted on 15, 22, 29 September; 6, 13, 20-21 October; from East Midlands on 10, 17, 24 September; 1, 8, 22, 25, 29 October; or from Leeds Bradford on 6, 13, 20, 27 September; 4, 11, 18 October.