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Italy Unveils Exciting Plans for ‘Covid-Free’ Trains This Summer

Rail holiday through Italy, anyone?

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Railbookers is Running a Flash Sale with Amazing 2021 Train Trip Savings

Rail to Venice, Florence, Rome and the majestic Scottish Highlands in 2021…

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A Guide to Roma Termini Station, Rome

Roma Termini is the main railway station for Italy’s capital of Rome, one of the largest and busiest stations in the world. The train takes its name from the station’s location in Rome, located just across the street from where ancient Roman baths once stood – the Latin word for bath being ‘thermae’. Today the […]

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Southern Europe

Trenino Verde Train – Sardinia, Italy

The Trenino Verde (green train) is one of Sardinia’s hidden gems, and is a must-do for visitors to this paradise Mediterranean island. It’s easily the best way to explore Sardinia’s rugged landscapes and the exciting ports dotted all over the island. Designed especially for travellers, the line has been around for almost 150 years and […]

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Southern Europe

Cannes to Ventimiglia Train – The Riviera Railway

The ‘Riviera Railway’ is easily one of the most scenic railway journeys in the world, journeying from glitzy Cannes on the French Riviera to the terracotta town of Ventimiglia in Italy’s Liguria. It’s an adventure of pastel-hued ports and incredible sea views, as the train hugs the Mediterranean coastline stopping at some of the most […]

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Southern Europe

Circumetnea Train – Sicily, Italy

No trip to the Italian island of Sicily is complete without a ride on the Circumetnea Train, well, not for lovers of slow romantic train travel that is. Travelling for 110km and three hours the train travels from the island’s second largest city, Catania, to the seaside town of Riposto. It almost entirely encircles Mount […]

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Southern Europe

The Centovalli Railway – Italy to Switzerland

The Centovalli Railway connects Locarno in Italian-speaking southern Switzerland with Domodossola in northern Italy. Known as both the ‘Centovallina’ or ‘Vigezzina’, the train offers a unique journey across both Switzerland and Italy, running through the Centovalli (meaning 100 valleys), rocky gorges and past many waterfalls. The train serves both transit traffic and tourists and is […]

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Northern Europe

Bernina Express – Switzerland to Italy

The Bernina Express is one of Switzerland’s most famous and scenic rail routes, giving railway travellers a breathtaking journey through the Swiss Engadin Alps on the centuries-old Rhaetian Railway. The train connects Switzerland’s postcard Alpine city Chur with Italy’s Tirano on a narrow-gauge train with panoramic carriages. Ride it in winter for snowy peaks and […]

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Southern Europe

Rome to Palermo Train – Intercity Notte (ICN)

Live la dolce vita on a glorious train ride across Italy, departing from Rome and arriving in Palermo, Sicily’s grand coastal capital. Travelling a distance of 920km and operated by the national carrier Trenitalia, the train takes connects the two cities in around 13 hours and comes with the added excitement of crossing the Strait […]

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Northern Europe Southern Europe

Thello Paris to Venice Train

What could be more romantic and fabulous than a train journey from Paris to Venice? The answer is not a lot… Allowing travellers to hop between two glorious cities, Thello runs overnight trains connecting Paris and Venice in just 13 hours, 47minutes. Passengers depart from Gare de Lyon in the evening and arrive in Venice […]