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Video: Traveling by Train in Italy – The Basics

Traveling by Train in Italy – The Basics Traveling by train in Italy is one of the most efficient and economical ways of getting around in this lovely country. Whether you’re planning to go from city to city, or you just want to get to the museum on the other side of town, heading to the train station is always a good bet. It COULD get a bit confusing, though, especially for those who are trying out the Italian Metro for the first time, so here are some of the basic things you will need to know when choosing to travel by train in Italy. This video discusses: Where and how to buy a train ticket. What types of trains in Italy you can buy tickets for. Would you take the Frecce, intercity, or regional line? Do seat assignments and reservations matter? An important last step after purchasing your train […]

The Traveler’s Guide to Touring Italy by Train

Whenever the name Italy is mentioned, most people would automatically think of Rome and the sovereign Vatican City within it. To a certain degree, it can’t be helped. The Eternal City and the Holy See are some of the world’s greatest travel destinations. However, Italy has a lot of other great locales that you shouldn’t miss when you’re there for a Vacation. Places like Florence, Venice, Tuscany and Milan all have their unique charms, culture, food and art that are distinct from the rest of Italy.

How to Tour Italy by Train

Are you wondering about how to tour Italy by train ? Train travel is best for trips to and between Italy’s cities and larger towns.  Save yourself the stress and hassle of city traffic, parking and high gas prices and take to the rails. You now have two train companies to chose from.  Trenitalia is the state run train  service and has the most extensive network.  Italo is a stylish new high speed rail company started by Ferrari chairman Luca Cordero di Montezemolo. Italo Right now the sleek Italo trains travel. between the Italian cities of Venice, Padua, Milan, Bologna, Turin, Florence, Rome, Naples and Salerno. You have the choice of a simple “smart” fare with comfortable leather reclining seats and free wifi, car to a luxurious “club” car fare that includes meals served, free wifi and personal touch screens. There is even a cinema car! The earlier you book […]