Italy By Train

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by Myra Robinson | Tue, 09/29/2020 - 06:32
There’s only one railway station in Venice, so why, as trains roll into the station, don’t the signs just say VENEZIA? Instead they say VENEZIA SANTA LUCIA,…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 09/24/2020 - 00:00
A train ride on a historic route amid mountains, villages and the fall colors: it’s the so-called ‘Foliage Train,’ which runs along a line that, since 1923,…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 08/05/2020 - 03:00
After the recent controversy caused by Trenitalia and Italo, the two main railway companies operating trains in Italy, announcing that trains would be…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 05/27/2020 - 03:00
Italy’s Frecciarossa train service, the ‘star’ of high-speed, is set to begin a new direct route that will connect Turin in Italy’s north to Reggio Calabria in…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 02/13/2020 - 00:38
If you’re planning a skiing weekend or la settimana bianca, a full week of skiing in Italy, you can leave your car at home and hop on a train instead. This way…
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by Georgette Jupe | Wed, 12/04/2019 - 03:11
Traveling by train in Italy is one of the best ways to move within the boot and luckily for passengers, there are some seriously scenic routes that one can…
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by John Bensalhia | Tue, 07/02/2019 - 06:21
John Bensalhia provides some handy hints for train travel luggage handling... Off on holiday this year? Sandy beaches, peaceful countryside, all the sights...…
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by John Bensalhia | Tue, 06/25/2019 - 04:58
John Bensalhia is your ticket master for a beginner's guide to train travel in fares in Italy. Plus, the all-important question: how do Italian fare prices…
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by mackayjamie32 | Thu, 06/06/2019 - 05:15
A word of advice. If you’re thinking of travelling around the mezzogiorno by public transport, don’t expect much help from the locals. ‘Ma sei matto?!” said…
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by Myra Robinson | Tue, 04/23/2019 - 06:12
There’s a greater sense of ‘going native’ on holiday when you take the decision to travel like a local, not to hire a car or join a package holiday, but to let…