Rome, Venice and Florence are the top three destinations for Italy rail travel. The coastal southern cities have the Mediterranean Sea to draw visitors looking for sun, while the northern cities near the Alps profit from winter sports enthusiasts.
Accommodation in Italy
Trains in Italy
The train is the way to travel in Italy. The service is frequent, and the trains are among the most modern in Europe. Most of them are operated by Ferrovie dello Stato (FS).
Read more about trains in Italy.
Pass benefits in Italy
Check out the extra discounts for Eurail pass holders in Italy, including reductions and free travel on certain ferry crossings, plus a discount on the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel.
View the pass benefits in Italy.
Italy quick facts
- Capital: Rome
- Population: 60.2 million
- Language: Italian
- Currency: Euro (EUR)
- Rail company: FS
- Railway size: 10,050 mi (16,180 km)