With over 45 million visitors per year, Italy is at the top of many peoples’ must-see travel wishlist. Getting around by rail is a wonderful way to see the country and travel in comfort. From the South Tyrol in the Alps all the way down to Calabria and Sicily, there is a comprehensive rail network that will take you anywhere you want to go.
Popular city destinations such as Milan, Venice, Florence and Rome are all connected by high speed rail lines, whilst pretty villages and villas around the Italian Lakes of Como, Garda and Maggiore, as well as the Amalfi Coast, Tuscany and the Cinque Terre can be accessed very easily by rail. So whether you’re after world-famous landmarks, rolling hills covered with vines or breathtaking coastline, we can help put together your perfect Italian holiday by rail!
Starting in historic capital Florence, take an independent tour by rail of this beguiling corner of Italy, with stops in Siena, Lucca and Pisa as well as a day trip to San Gimignano and the Chianti wine region.
Combine two of Italy's most beautiful travel destinations with rail travel between and a night en route in Milan on this great Italian itinerary. If you have more time, why not extend your stay in each place, or continue your travels across the Straits of Messina on to the island of Sicily?
Following your river cruise that ends in Budapest, take the train west to Vienna and then down to beautiful Lake Bled in Slovenia. Then, cross into neighbouring Italy and spend two nights in the magical city of Venice.
This epic exploration of Italy's finest cities and most beautiful countryside takes you from Venice down to Sicily and back. Visit the elegant cities of Rome and Florence, and relax on the Amalfi Coast and Lake Como.
Have you ever wanted to cover Europe’s must-visit destinations in one, unforgettable holiday? Visit Amsterdam, Paris, Barcelona, Nice, Rome, Venice, Lucerne, Berlin, Prague and Budapest in one essential European itinerary.
Take the train which has inspired a thousand romances - and a famous murder-mystery! Enjoy the height of luxury on board the Orient Express bound for the Italian city of Venice and then return through the picture-perfect Swiss Alps.