Italy is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. It is well known for its fashion, cuisine, lifestyle and climate. Fortunately, the country has a well functioning rail system, which allows visitors to see the entire country with relative ease. Some of the trains within the country are very popular, so make sure you book in advance wherever possible.

Plenty of overland routes into Italy exist, by train, boat and coach. Eurolines coach services travel to Italy, and a huge range of train services operate to destinations including France, Croatia, Austria, Germany, Hungary and Spain. Ferry services to France, Greece and Croatia operate from ports including Bari and Ancona.