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Italy by Rail

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.

Italy by Rail: Holiday Itineraries

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 are few of our favourite itineraries to get you dreaming..

Venice, Florence and Rome

10 day suggested trip


At a glance
  • Take an Islands tour in Venice and enjoy a glass blowing demonstration
  • Admire Brunelleschis dome of Florence Cathedral
  • Visit some of the most famous sights in Rome, including the Colosseum
  • Visit Pompeii, one of the world's most important archaeological sites
From £1729 per person
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Rome, Sorrento and Sicily

13 day suggested trip


At a glance
  • Get hands-on and learn how to make traditional Italian pizza and pasta
  • Rewarding scenic views on the comfortable train journeys
  • Tuck into a picnic in the park at the beautiful Borghese Gardens
  • Venture south on a twelve night trip towards Sicily
From £1549 per person
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Venice, Verona and Lake Garda

9 day suggested trip


At a glance
  • Enjoy live classical music whilst sipping on a coffee in St. Mark’s Square
  • Dine on traditional Italian cuisine against a breathtaking backdrop
  • Visit Scaligeri Castle, one of four castles built by the Lords of Verona
From £1199 per person
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