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Inter-urban Trams

Inter-urban Trams: These cover two routes. One route runs from Milan to Desio via Cusano and the other from Milan to Limbiate Hospital.  

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Urban Tramway

Urban Tramway: There are numerous tram routes that cover Milan. Generally trams run from 06:00-24:00. However, routes 4, 5, 7, 11, 15, 19, 23, 24, 29, 30, 33 continue until about 02:00 on weekdays.  

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Metro/Bus (Milan)

Metro/Bus (Milan) – this major Italian city has its own local train service, called Metropolitana, which consists of four lines (identified by distinct colors and numbers), that total 101 Metro stations (mainly underground). A single Metro ticket (which can be used not only on the Metro trains, but on buses, trams and suburban train lines) […]

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Bus (Florence)

Bus (Florence) – local bus rides in Florence costs €1 each through the municipal ATAF bus system (although many will say that bus rides are rarely needed, since this is a smaller, pedestrian city). Nevertheless, for those using such transportation, a four-pack (biglietto multiplo) is €3.90, a 24-hour pass €4.50, a 2-day pass €7.60, a […]

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REGIONAL TRAINS

REGIONAL TRAINS – TrenItalia is the regional train line that takes travelers from city to city within Italy (from Rome to Florence (Firenze), Milano (Milano), Turin (Torino), Naples (Napoli). There, and even rail links from mainland Italy to Sicily. See TrenItalia’s website for more info, including fares: www.trenitalia.com  

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Metro/Bus (Rome)

  Metro/Bus (Rome): Rome’s local metro system is called Metropolitana by locals (and is managed by ATAC, the public transport firm that runs not only the Metro, but also Rome’s bus and tram lines as well). The metro runs approximately every 7-10 minutes, from 5:30am until 11.30pm every day (until 12:30am on Saturdays). A wide […]

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Colosseum

Colosseum (Piazza del Colosseo, Rome) – located just east of the Roman Forum, the Colosseum was inaugurated in 80 AD, this is the largest amphitheater in the world, and one of the greatest works of architecture and engineering from the Roman Empire. During its years of operation, the Colosseum had an estimated capacity of up […]

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About Italy

  Italy — the Italian Republic — is a boot-shaped peninsula extending from the southern edge of Europe into the Mediterranean Sea. It includes the two large Mediterranean islands of Sicily and Sardinia, as well as the independent enclaves of San Marino and the Vatican City. Acknowledged for its vital place in the development of […]