Escorted Rail Holidays in Italy
Italy has been blessed with a stunningly varied landscape and great cultural wealth in a relatively small area, all of which is well connected by an excellent rail network that also puts it within easy reach of the UK and the rest of Europe. Travelling by train is one of the best ways to take in the wonderful scenery of Italy - from the rugged Apennines, Alps and Dolomites to the stunning coastlines including the famous Cinque Terre, Amalfi Coast and Puglia by way of miles upon miles of rolling hills, sun baked countryside and verdant lakeland.
On a guided tour by train, you benefit from the expert knowledge of experienced (and often) local guides, and have the opportunity to really sit back and relax knowin that all the accommodation and transport is pre-arranged leaving you free to enjoy the many wonderful destinations including in your exciting itinerary. From enchanting Venice, dynamic Milan, stunning Florence to elegant Sorrento, ancient Rome and romantic Verona – Italy offers a full range of great options for a spectacular train journey to suits all interests and tastes.
To help convince you of the wonders of train journeys in Italy, Anouk van den Eijnde has picked a few escorted rail trips which cross the Boot of Europe as part of her list of Europe's best rail holidays on our blog and have a look at the great selection escorted rail holidays in Italy, all of which you can of course reach without flying.