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If you have more than one destination in mind, train holidays in Italy provide a relaxed and scenic way to get around the country and see its many sights. Italy’s modern high-speed rail network links the major cities, while smaller towns are reached by slower local trains which offer some of the most picturesque journeys.
You can even travel to Italy on the train by taking the Eurostar to Paris, then on to Milan or Turin. For a truly stylish way to travel there’s always the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, where the journey from London to Venice really does become part of your holiday.
Citalia’s train experts can take the strain for you by arranging a bespoke itinerary and booking your tickets, so you just need to start thinking about where you would like to visit.
For a taste of what’s possible check out some of our suggested rail tours, whether it’s exploring the cultural highlights of Venice, Florence and Rome, or heading down south to the rugged beauty of Sorrento and Sicily.
Here’s a few of our favourite itineraries to get you dreaming…
Italy’s ‘big three’ cities are connected by efficient high-speed services, making it easy to combine all of them in one culture-packed trip.
After exploring the Eternal City, you’ll spend some time in Sorrento (gateway to the Amalfi Coast) before finishing up in Sicily.
Start off exploring Venice’s canals and palazzi, then head west to fair Verona. Once you've toured the amphitheatre and gazed up at Juliet's balcony, it's just a short train ride to Lake Garda's southern shore.
Undoubtedly one of the most romantic rail journeys there is, step back in time and enjoy a journey with a difference aboard this iconic vintage train.