Italy has a great train system! The high-speed trains (Eurostar) is a great way to get to your destination fast. So you don’t deal with lines and crowds at the stations, you can purchase your rail tickets online. If you are going to be traveling around the country, Rail Europe offers some great bargains and you can even save sometimes up to 80% by purchasing the tickets way in advance.
We had the best instant coffee on a train trip from Venice to Milan. When the waiter came around and asked, we of course said “YES” to coffee. Then I saw him take out a little tube of coffee and made a face at my husband. BUT, we were very surprised at the taste. EXCELLENT!!
Check out the train schedules online. You might be surprised!! Happy travels.