Train travel is a popular mode of transport in Europe. The network of connecting railways is rather vast compared to that of the United States and other countries. And as a mode of public transportation, some people find it to be a pleasant and even relaxing way to go.
If you are looking to make Italy your home for a period, most will recommend that a car is indispensable. However, it is not impossible to either live without a car, or, to depend on the train as a primary mode of transportation. If this sounds up your alley, you’ll want to understand towns in Italy through the lens of how their train lines connect; after all, those are the towns form an “ecosystem” of their own for the train enthusiast.