Florence is situated in central Italy, and is an important train hub – it is possible to get to Rome in 1 hour and to Milan in little more than 2 hrs, with the high speed rail. Therefore, is a good idea to leave your car at home and travel by train – here some useful infos from a very nice blog about Italy
The topic of train travel in Italy is fresh on my mind after a recent trip to Italy. I have also found that the options for train travel are changing frequently, so an update on this topic is in order.
I am summarizing a couple of tricks I learned this summer when I visited Italy in hopes it will help others get around Italy as adeptly as I was able to during my trip. I found that Italia Rail usually had good options: https://www.italiarail.com/. So, these tips apply to that service, even though there are other options for train travel in Italy.
Tip 1: book in advance, especially in high season. You will nearly always save money if you can book at least a week in advance. As the trains fill up, the seat selection options reduce. I had to…
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