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Can you take a train directly from Venice to Tuscany?

Can you take a train directly from Venice to Tuscany?

Old Jan 23rd, 2003, 03:59 PM
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Can you take a train directly from Venice to Tuscany?

Can we take a train directly from Venice to Tuscany...or do we have to stop in Florence.
 
Old Jan 23rd, 2003, 04:48 PM
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Huhh?? I don't understand the question.
Firenze IS a city in Tuscany. So is Pisa.
Tuscany is a region of Italy, like Lombardy. Actually the Italian name is Toscana. So just where are you headed?
 
Old Jan 23rd, 2003, 06:30 PM
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Ken, I suspect you mean Siena--not Tuscany. If so, the answer is no--you stop in Florence but that is enroute.
 
Old Jan 24th, 2003, 08:41 PM
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Tuscany is a state in Italy, and a BIG one.
We imagine you have a CITY in the State of Tuscany in mind.
What city do you want to visit and we all will help from there.
 
Old Jan 25th, 2003, 05:05 AM
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Deloris, Italy is a state, Yuscany is a region (adminitrative and cultural as well) of Italy, than Tuscany has "sub-regions" such as Chianti, Colline metallifere, Casentino, Maremma and so on. Yet basically your explaination is right, Tuscany is a region of Italy, and a big one, and it has several cities, and Florence is the "capoluogo" (capital city of a region, which is different from a state capital city, in our case Rome, in yours Albany or Sacramento etc.). Italy is also part of the Eu, which is something like the Usa, only that the states that compose the Eu are not as strictly bound to the union as the United States are (not yet at least) and that we have no Washington D.C., and the central offices of the Eu are located in the various capital cities of each state that composes the Eu.
 
Old Jan 25th, 2003, 05:14 AM
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Alice, Italy isn't a state. It's a country. State means something different in English.
 
Old Jan 25th, 2003, 06:29 AM
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Actually Italy is BOTH a state AND a country. At least as long as EU does not become a country by itself. But, yes, Italy is a country. A non federative country, therefore the only state of this country. ^_^
 
Old Jan 25th, 2003, 08:20 AM
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>...Italy is BOTH a state AND a country. ....A non federative country, therefore the only state of this country. <

Good for you, Alice.
 
Old Jan 25th, 2003, 08:45 AM
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We have a phrase in Italian that goes "arrampicarsi sugli specchi", climbing on glass. Well, as you can see I am great at climbing glasses. ^____^
 
Old Jan 25th, 2003, 10:01 AM
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Not that this geo-political digression isn't fascinating but back to the question - train info. Looking for the same info, actually Naples to Siena...where to find it?
 
Old Jan 25th, 2003, 10:14 AM
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Go to www.trenitalia.com
Choose the British flag for English.
Then you just type in your from and to cities (even in English), and preferred departure time. The table will pop up.
 
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