Tag: ItalyPage 1 of 2

One year on

Today marks a year since I set off on the first of my six Interrail adventures in 2023. I’ve been looking back at the posts I added at the time, and at the many photos and videos that didn’t make it onto the diary.

5th September – out of Italy and on to Ljubljana

Trieste Centrale – Ljubljana

4th September – back on the move, to Trieste

Firenze SMN – Bologna Centrale – Venezia Mestre – Mogliano Veneto – Venezia Mestre – Trieste

3rd September – an adventure in Arezzo

Firenze SMN – Arezzo – Firenze SMN

2nd September – a day in Florence

Today was quite a change for me, a whole day in one place, and in company. That doesn’t happen very often, either home or away!

1st September – a birthday with a view

Milano Centrale – Firenze SMN

31st August – a day in Milan

The focus for today was a concert in the evening – I’d travelled yesterday so that I could be sure that I wouldn’t miss it – but before that a day at my desk beckoned.

30th August – back to Italy, and no I’m not bored by it yet!

Wrenbury – Crewe – Manchester Airport – Malpensa – Milan

20th July – one more adventure in Italy before crossing into Switzerland

Bologna Centrale – Verona Porta Nuova – Milano Centrale – Lausanne – Geneve

19th July – over the hills to baking hot Bologna

Lucca – Pistoia – Poretta Terme – Bologna Centrale

18th July – a day in Lucca

As it turned out, taking a break here was helpful, and not just for avoiding heatstroke. Some issues were going on in my work world, which needed attention … Read more

17th July – an unwelcome taste of the heatwave on the way to Lucca

Roma Termini – Pisa Centrale – Lucca

16th July, an early start for the long journey to Rome

Siracusa – Villa San Giovanni – Roma Termini

15th July, a day in Siracusa and an evening in the Greek Theatre

Siracusa is the only place that I’ve planned to spend two nights on this trip. The starting point for the whole adventure was buying a ticket for a concert here.

14th July – more coaches, more heat, and beautiful Siracusa

Agrigento Centrale – Roccapalumba-Alia – Dittaino – Catania Aeroporto Fontanarossa – Siracusa

13th July – when planning ahead is not a good plan!

Palermo – Roccapalumba-Alia – Agrigento

Day 15 – where anything resembling a plan goes out of the window

Koblenz – Basel – Mulhouse Ville – Basel – Zuerich – Milano

Day 10 – Genoa, then through Milan and into the mountains

La Spezia – Genova – Milano – Tirano