Ffestiniog Launches New Italy Train Tour


Following last month’s conclusion of Gino D’Acampo’s televised culinary exploration of Italy’s most well known rail journeys, Ffestiniog Travel, one of the UK’s longest running escorted group rail tour operators, has launched a brand new escorted tour to Italy.

Trams and Trains of Italy, from £2,415pp, appeals to rail enthusiasts, lover of Italian cuisine and travellers who want to soak up the culture.

One of the 18 tram lines in Milan

Maria Cook, General Manager of Ffestiniog Travel said, “this holiday showcases the sights and cuisines of some of Italy’s major cities, following the steps of Gino in Milan and Turin”.

The tour explores the historic and unique tram and train lines of the country, including Milan’s 18 line tram network, the 10 tram lines on offer in Turin, the funicular railway of Genoa, the Railway Park Museum in Rome, and a journey on the Circumvesuviana line from Naples to Sorrento.

A tram in Rome, where you can also visit the Railway Park Museum

The 12-day tour departs on 23 April, 2020 and includes a return Eurostar journey from London, a Global InterRail Pass for unlimited travel, public transport passes for Milan, Turin, Genoa, Rome and Naples, 11 nights hotel accommodation with daily breakfast, and the services of a tour leader from London and throughout.

Ffestiniog Travel, www.ffestiniogtravel.com / 01766 512 400.

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Mark Bibby Jackson

Mark Bibby Jackson

Before setting up Travel Begins at 40, Mark was the publisher of AsiaLIFE Cambodia and a freelance travel writer. When he is not packing and unpacking his travelling bag, Mark writes novels, including To Cook A Spider and Peppered Justice. He loves walking, eating, tasting beer, isolation and arthouse movies, as well as talking to strangers on planes, buses and trains whenever possible. Most at home when not at home.

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