Train travel in Italy, a beginner's guide | Tickets from €9. Train tickets for Italy from just €9, €19, €29... There's no better way to see the great cities of Italy than by train. The trains link just about every Italian town or city of any significance, centre to centre, with advance-purchase fares from just €9, €19 or €29 upwards. Driving and parking in Italian cities is a nightmare and the new high-speed train network is now faster, more convenient and more relaxing than flying. Rome to Florence now takes just 1h32 at up to 186 mph & costs from €19, Rome to Venice 3h45 from €29, Rome to Naples 1h10 from €19, Rome to Milan 2h55 from €29.
All you need to know for train travel in Italy... How to check Italian train schedules & fares How to buy train tickets for Italy - online or at the station... Maps of the Italian rail network Railpasses - usually more expensive than regular tickets! What are Italian trains like? Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Frecciabianca, InterCity, sleepers Travel tips: ticket validation, food, bikes, pets, lounges... Rome Public Transport Travel Pass Options - Metro, Buses & Trains.
What Can You Use Public Transport Tickets On Public transport tickets are valid for all city public transport, (city buses and trams, Metro and some rail services within the Rome urban area. Ticketing on Rome public transport is comparatively simple, there are no complicated travel zones or peak/off peak travel periods. What Is Not Covered By Rome Public Transport Tickets There are a few transport options you cannot use public transport tickets on.
For the visitor the main choices not covered are: - The Leonardo Express train running non-stop between Fiumicino Airport and Rome's Termini Station. - Any airport bus or train to either of Rome's two airports, Fiumicino or Ciampino. - The trains to and from Rome's cruise port, Civitavecchia. - Rome's hop-on, hop off sightseeing buses. Your Transport Ticket Choice For short term visitors to Rome you have a very straight forward choice of ticketing options. Your only decision is whether you need single tickets or a 1, 3 or 7 day travel pass. Frascati | Timeless Italy. Marino’s Main Fountain Spouts Wine instead of Water for the Sagra dell’Uva Festival Marino, just 21 kilometers south of Rome, is a little hill-top medieval castle town with a big celebration of the grape every year on the first Sunday of October.
Set in the famous wine-making Alban Hills, the Sagra dell’Uva is a day of merrymaking, feasting and drinking a whole lot of local wine. This same region of Castelli Romani, once a summer resort full of luxurious villas for the Roman nobility, was also famous for ensuring the early Roman Emperors had good wine to drink. During the Sagra, clusters of grapes dangle over statues, terraces, doorways and balconies. Food stalls line the streets offering plates of delicious mussels, clams, olives, nuts, fruits, sweets and hot pork sandwiches called ‘porchetta.’
Beware! It all began after the Battle of Lepanto in 1571 when admiral Marcantonio Colonna returned to his hometown of Marino following his famous victory over the Turks. One Miraculous Year. An October Sacred Outing to Marino for the Sacred of the Grape. Days of Peace(how to spend to peaceful day in Rome) to Marino for the “Sacred of the Grape” Fine The weather at the beginning of this month was mild and. (J. W. End of Translation First the development of public transportation and later on that of private motoring, have made October outings very popular: "Every one was shouting, singing, scrambling, making light of dusk and distance and filling the air with that childlike jollity which the blessed Italian temperament never goes roundabout to conceal. Vineyards on the road to Marino The wines of these vineyards are better than champagne On the trees: olives, pomegranates, kaki persimmons The traditional iconography of Autumn portrayed this season as a not so young woman holding a cornucopia, the symbol of abundance.
Casa dei Francesi, a farm which belonged to the Colonna Marino Now you can see Marino where they arrange the Grape Fair. Listening to "Arrivederci Roma": fettuccine "alla papalina" and "vino dei Castelli" Fontana dei Mori pouring wine.
Rome: Markets. Rome: Guides, Tips. Rome: Lodging. Walking the pilgrim's path to Rome | Travel. As the train finally left the suburbs of Rome and started rolling past vineyards, olive groves and umbrella pines, my husband and I grinned ruefully at each other: "This actually looks like quite a long way. " Further north we looked out at the hilly and wooded terrain flashing past, and down at our booted feet: "Yes, definitely a long way. " Every mile was going to have to be retraced on foot, because we'd decided to test our hiking legs on a very ancient route, the Via Francigena, which ran in medieval times from Canterbury through France and Switzerland to the Eternal City.
A pilgrimage to Rome – resting place of saints Peter and Paul – used to be just as popular as going to Santiago de Compostela. Though it fell out of fashion compared with the Spanish route, fragments of the Via Francigena survived, and in 2009 the Italian government launched a project to reinstate the whole Italian leg of the route. The route is also waymarked, in an idiosyncratic way. Then suddenly we were there.