Italy By Train

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by Alex Sakalis | Tue, 10/18/2022 - 09:11
Opened in 1864, the Ferrovia Porrettana was the first transapennine railway line in Italy, connecting Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany by train for the first time.…
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by Silvia Donati | Tue, 05/24/2022 - 03:00
“Dante’s Train,” a rail route tracing the journey of the Supreme Poet from Florence to Ravenna during his exile years, is returning for the summer season.…
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by james.appleton | Thu, 02/17/2022 - 04:05
Perhaps it’s not fair on the city itself to write this, but one of Milan’s great strengths is how easy it is to get to other places. Lakes, mountains, towns,…
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by james.appleton | Thu, 11/18/2021 - 01:08
Milan’s imposing central station is the second busiest in Italy and among the busiest in Europe, serving an estimated 120 million passengers a year. You’ll…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 10/21/2021 - 12:19
We love fall travel, when the temperatures are still pleasant enough but the crowds of summer have usually subsided. It is also that time of the year to enjoy…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 10/13/2021 - 08:34
How about visiting Piedmont on board a small vintage train getting on and off to visit wineries and castles, or catching one from Milan to reach Lake Como and…
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 07/30/2021 - 02:40
Bologna’s train station, known as Bologna Centrale, is one of the busiest in Italy, being a strategic junction of Italy’s railway network; it stands at the…
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by phoebejessicahunt | Sat, 06/26/2021 - 03:14
Santa Maria Novella station—sometimes referred to as Stazione Centrale and abbreviated as Firenze SMN—is Florence’s major national and regional train station,…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 06/23/2021 - 01:57
2021 marks 700 years since Italy’s greatest poet, Dante Alighieri, died. Among the initiatives devoted to celebrating and remembering the author of the Divine…
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 04/30/2021 - 04:27
Train travel in Italy is relatively easy, but may pose some challenges if you have never been to the country or if you are not used to this mode of…