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For the vast majority of Italy travelers, the best way to get around Italy is by train, although it's not always a straightforward process to do so – and that's where this guide comes in.

Italy may look like a small country when compared to the rest of the planet, but getting around can still be a challenge if you aren’t prepared to deal with the vagaries of the Italian r
Kindle Edition, 47 pages
Published January 29th 2015 by Italy Explained
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Feb 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
If you'll be traveling to Italy and there's even a remote possibility you'll be riding the rails, do yourself a favor and load this book onto your device of choice. Now.

In her clearly written, concise guide, Spiegel covers everything you'll need to know about maneuvering through the Italian train system from buying tickets to getting around the station. Her walk through how to use Trenitalia's frustrating website is worth the price of the book alone, especially if you have limited Italian skills
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Exactly what I wanted!
No fuss no mess, just the facts
Well, with some pithy comments.
I think I now know how to get the fastest train from Rome to Florence.
I'm reading her book on Gelato next!
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Jessica is a freelance travel writer, social media manager, and gelato enthusiast based in Portland, Oregon and infatuated with Italy.

She has written about travel in Italy since 2007, and in 2014 launched her own site ( helping to educate travelers on the vagaries of Italian culture so they can focus more on enjoying their trips and less on wondering whether they're missing

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