One of the important parts when you have the plans for an Italian vacation is to decide about how you will get to Italy and on how you will get around it. Your selection on how you travel will be able to add more color on how you travel in Italy. If you are ever looking for options on your Italy transport, discover more below for some of the options that are available.
There is in fact a chance that you will be arriving in Italy through plane. If ever you are flying directly from the U.S., you will usually land in Rome or in Milan though there are some nonstop flights from Pisa and Venice. If ever you are changing planes in Europe or you will fly anywhere that’s within the continent, you could in fact take advantage of the smaller airlines especially with the budget carriers which flies from the major European cities.
Italy in fact covers more than 116,000 square miles and two of the 20 regions in fact are islands and you could travel from the very north to south and vice versa, which is why flying within Italy will be able to help you in saving a lot of time than having to take the train.
Taking the Train
The national train system of Italy is in fact the most popular option for the tourists in getting around the country. It is however very important to pre-book for tickets when you will travel during summer time, holidays or during weekends or when you simply can’t be flexible.
Italy in fact have different high-speed rail options in order to get the travelers between cities. There are also trains that are able to reach 200 kph/124 mph speeds and there are some that are up to 250 kph/155 mph and one which is able to reach 360 kph/224 mph.
Renting a Car Option
Many people in fact are wondering if they should rent a car. In case you are just visiting cities, you don’t have to rent a car. A lot of cities in fact have good public transportation and the train system will be able to help you in getting between cities. However, if you prefer to drive, you should see to it that you have a good GPS.
In case you have been stopped by the Italian police while you are driving, you are going to be asked on showing them your International Driving Permit, which you can actually get from AAA in the U.S. and also have a regular license.
Italy actually have more than 4,000 miles of coastline, making boat travel another option for your Italian vacation.
It can be confusing to know which of the travel options are best, but whatever you go for is truly worth it.