Italy North to South

4-day tour Italy
  • Discover Italy, travel from North to South
  • Milan, Naples, Milazzo (Sicily) and Palermo / Catania
  • Mainland Italy, Sicily and the Aeolian Islands
from
  • € 369 1st class
  • € 299 2nd class
Prices & Dates

Travel across the country from North to South. Enjoy the scenic routes and the beautiful cities that are part of this diverse rail tour. Stay at comfortable and centrally located hotels. Starting point of the tour is Milan, finishing point is Palermo or Catania on the island of Sicily.

The train

  • Very fast Frecciarossa train
  • Train on ferry to reach Sicily
  • Scenic routes

Extras

Outward and return journey by plane or train Check extras

Day to day


Day 1 - Milan & Naples

The rail tour starts off in Milan. Before boarding the train to Naples it is possible to visit the city. You could store your luggage in a locker at the train station. In the afternoon, travel by high-speed Frecciarossa train to Naples. Travel time: 4h15min.

Hotel **** close to train station.

It is possible to add train tickets to Milan to your booking. Additional fees applicable.

Day 2 - Milazzo

Continue your journey by comfortable InterCity train. Scenic route along the coast to the South of Italy. In Villa San Giovanni, the train is put on the ferry to continue to the island of Sicily. Enjoy the sea breeze during the crossing. Travel time: 6h35min.

Hotel**** in the historic center of Milazzo, close to the harbour from where boats leave for the Aeolian Islands. It is recommend to take a taxi from the train station to the hotel.

Day 3 - Aeolian Islands & Catania & Siracusa

Free day to spend as you wish. Take a boat trip and visit one of the Aeolian Islands (Vulcano or Lipari) or visit Catania or Siracusa by train. It is also possible to take the Ferrovia Circumetnea, which is a scenic railway that encircles the volcano Mt Etna. Please note that these example trips are not included in the price.

Overnight stay in Milazzo.

Day 4 - Palermo or Catania

Decide yourself where to finish the rail tour: Palermo or Catania. Plan the day as you wish and take the train to your last destination when it suits you best.

It is possible to add train and / or ferry tickets from Palermo or Catania to a domestic or international destination to your booking. Additional fees applicable.

More info


Would you like to receive more information and details of this rail tour? Please send us an email: info@railtravelshop.com.

Included


  • Train pass for all journeys which are part of the rail tour
  • Seat reservations (when possible)
  • 3 Nights: 2 person room with shower + toilet, breakfast included.
  • Day to day itinerary

Excluded
  • Taxi in Milazzo: train station to hotel approx €10 one way

Extensions


  • Additional nights in all towns of the rail tour can be added to the booking
  • Overnight stays in other cities (also outside Italy) before or after rail tour can be added as well

Discounts / Surcharges


Discounts
  • Travellers aged 27 and younger get a youth discount
  • Travellers aged 60 and over get a senior discount
  • Please indicate your date of birth when making a booking so that the right price is being calculated

Surcharges
  • Single room €139

Departure


Departures
  • Daily departure

Route

Starting point: Milan
Finishing point: Palermo or Catania on the island of Sicily

Please indicate your finishing point of the rail tour in the booking process.

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Additional nights

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Extras

Extras

Upgrade to 1st class travel

Upgrade to 1st class travel

At an additional cost you travel 1st class.

€70

Overnight stay Palermo after rail tour

Overnight stay Palermo

Possibility to add an extra night in Palermo at the end of the rail tour. Overnight stay in a hotel*** close to the train station. Price per person per night.

From €55

Overnight stay Catania after rail tour

Overnight stay Catania

Possibility to add an extra night in Catania at the end of the rail tour. Overnight stay in a hotel*** close to the train station. Price per person per night.

From €55