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Travel By Train in Rome

Rome and the Amalfi coast are visited by thousands of travelers annually. Many travel to Rome, on their visit to Italy, for religious regions while others for the art and architecture. The allure of the Amalfi coast, we feel, is the spectacular scenery to be found.

Rome - 1 hour 35 minutes away from Florence by train
Rome wasn't built in a day and certainly can't be adequately visited in just one. Sights that we consider must travel to's include: St Peter's and the Vatican, the Coliseum and the Roman Forum, the Villa Borghese, The Apian Way and the Catacombs. In fact, many find that they don't have the time to see it all in one trip. For those who've already been to Rome, now is the time to plan that return trip to see anything that may have been missed on the first trip. After all, once you've traveled to Rome, you're bound to come back on the next trip to Italy.

 


Amalfi Coast - travel times vary depending on the destination
The Amalfi Coast is the stretch of coastline on the southern side of the Sorrentine Peninsula of Italy. It extends from Positano in the west to Vietri sul Mare in the east. Towns comprising the Amalfi Coast are Vietri sul Mare, Cetara, Maiori, Minori, Ravello, Scala, Atrani, Amalfi, Conca dei Marini, Praiano and Positano. Each town has its own unique personality and characteristics. Some places in particular that visitors may want to travel to are the Duomo (the cathedral) in Amalfi and its cloister (Chiostro del Paradiso in Italian) it is a moving site. Also, the church of Santa Maria Assunta in Positano, the churches of San Salvatore del Birecto and of Santa Maria Maddalena in Atrani and Villa Rufolo in Ravello. Again, there is much to see and do along the coast and its best to take a few days exploring.

Ancona - 4 hours away from Rome by train
Ancona is a seaport town. Its main allure is serving as a hub to travel to other destinations throughout Italy as well as ferry transfers to Greece and Croatia. However, one of the most important Romanesque buildings in all of Italy, the Cathedral of San Ciriaco can be found here in Ancona. The cathedral sits above a former Roman temple dedicated to Venus.

Naples - 1 hour 32 minutes away from Rome by train
Naples is the biggest city in Southern Italy and the third most-populated. With its location being so close to so many remarkable sites, such as Pompeii and Capri, Naples is an excellent base city to travel to. Naples is known for being a lively and energetic city, full of wonderful historical and artistic treasures. Travelers can get lost in thought wandering down the narrow and winding streets, of course stopping into the small shops along the way!

Capri - 20 miles south of Naples travel by ferry to island
The hourglass-shaped island of Capri can be found twenty miles south of Naples Italy. Most who travel to Naples will make the trip to attractive island. Capri can be reached via ferry or hydrofoil for a small supplement. Visitors travel to Capri to view the many natural and manmade attractions found. From hills, cliffs and olive groves to vineyards and garden terraces overlooking the sparkling sapphire waters of the Mediterranean. There are paths that offer plenty of opportunities to explore the island on foot and churches, villas and ancient ruins offer sightseeing opportunities for all.

 


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