Tag Archives: Bologna

European Train Tour #5 – Italy

Europe is a wonderful continent. Culturally & geographically diverse and incredibly easy to navigate from the Arctic to the Mediterranean or even the Atlantic to the Pacific. The best way to explore the region is by train with a vast network of train tracks criss-crossing the continent, connecting amazing cities and countries. Arm yourself with […]

Train Tracks, Venice, Italy

June 2016 Overseas Train Journeys – Part One, Italy

If you follow my blog regularly, you will know that I love an overseas train journey. Prior to my most recent tour of North East Italy and Switzerland I had completed 191 such trips on foreign rails. It now stands at over 200! Bologna to Venice Santa Lucia After a memorable 36 hours in Bologna […]

Thirty-six Hours In Bologna

The starting point for our eleven day mini tour of Italy and Switzerland was the magnificent city of Bologna, the second most important city in Italy during the times of the Roman Empire. What a beauty she is – shades of ochre & saffron abound, the arches & decorated ceilings of the vaulted arcades delight, […]