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BEXX Posted 4 months ago
Italy by train

Anyone travelled through Italy by train? Thinking of going solo in November. Fly to Rome spend a few days there with a trip to Pompeii then train to Verona and Florence before flying home.m

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    • Cerie’s time4travel 15th August 2021 at 10:13 am

      I haven’t done it myself but as a travel agent I could recommend a company that specialises in this sort of holiday, and send you some itineraries, if you would like more Information drop me a message [email protected]

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    • Gezam 15th August 2021 at 10:16 am

      Sounds great

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    • Brighton Belle 15th August 2021 at 11:27 am

      I’ve travelled overland through France down to Italy stopping in Rome-Lake Maggiore-Positano–Pompeii-Capri-Amalfi -week in Sorrento back through Switzerland- best way to travel see much more than flying

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    • Brighton Belle 15th August 2021 at 1:09 pm

      Was organised Coach Trip this was many years ago company no longer exists did include some trips but had 1 week in hotel in Sorrento so we organised our own trips to Capri etc

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    • Rtb 15th August 2021 at 2:40 pm

      Friend toured Europe with his family by train 3 or 4 years ago, said it was a doddle. Just be sure to leave yourself enough time when getting across a city to pick up connections.

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    • Charles the first of boverton 15th August 2021 at 5:11 pm

      Wow your brave! Not
      Sure
      I’d
      Want
      To travel that far
      Alone
      Good luck have a great trip

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    • Katrina1963 15th August 2021 at 8:55 pm

      Sounds like a great trip . I was in Sorrento March 2020 , on my own – did Capri ,Pompeii so if you go that far you must do the amalfi coast ,positano, Amalfi , Ravello . It’s stunning 🤩

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    • bernetec 22nd September 2021 at 7:50 am

      Oh, yes! It was the most amazing and most romantic trip of my life. I decided to escape to this magical land. My friend and I got really drunk then and wanted to be in Rome in a couple of days. It turned out that it was very difficult to find tickets and we searched for a long time on the web until we found a website https://www.dbauskunft.net/de/ where you bought tickets for both the plane and the train. And you know what? After this magical journey, my life got better very quickly and the memories will remain with me for the rest of my life.

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    • Deleted User 22nd September 2021 at 8:02 am

      Did this years ago on a coach trip with the company went through France Switzerland and then beautiful it’s really amazing but very tiring.

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    • Dutch Sonja 22nd September 2021 at 8:21 am

      I love Italy. When I arrived in Italy and the trains were on strike 😬.

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    • vaughanpauline 22nd September 2021 at 8:49 am

      Ive only travelled from Rome to Pompeii and back. It was about 20 years ago but back then our train was late. Being British we thought nothing about it but another passenger came over and told us that if a train is late over, i think it was 25 mins, then we were entitled to a full refund.

      We filled in the form and did indeed get a full refund.

      Would be worth checking what the upto date rules are before you go.

      Pompeii was wonderful but allow yourself more than one day there to get the most out of it

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    • MikeyG 22nd September 2021 at 10:43 am

      I travel all across the globe with my work, Italy is my most favorite place on the earth, the people…the culture…the architecture, and the food……oh my the food is better than………( its amazing), I always travel by train in Italy, its easy and the service is second to none, and if you get stuck just ask someone they are a really helpful bunch.

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    • SallyT 23rd September 2021 at 7:16 pm

      what a wonderful idea. I’ve travelled by train around the Pompeii area, from Naples to Sorrento. Not much further than that though I’m afraid. I found it easy, inexpensive and safe. Good luck. Enjoy

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    • Mav 23rd September 2021 at 7:29 pm

      Man in Seat 61 website https://www.seat61.com/Italy.htm provides
      All the information you could possibly need on train travel in Italy and in fact everywhere in the world

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    • Mad hat lady 23rd September 2021 at 7:30 pm

      Enjoy x

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    • Ket 23rd September 2021 at 9:05 pm

      I have done this before a few years ago. Well recommended.

      There is a website for Italian trains and tickets are available from 90 days before. It is recommended to book in advance and book your seat, and if booked in advance, very reasonable rates.

      To get from Rome to Pompeii, take a train to Naples and change for a local train, the 2nd train you cannot book in advance but they are once an hour and not crowded.

      Good luck and enjoy.

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    • Carol2651 24th September 2021 at 11:01 am

      Sounds great …enjoy pompei a must go early lots to see…
      Verona Florence a must ..not done by train..but love train rides..

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