rail barcelona to arezzo

Mar 31st, 2007, 04:29 AM
Original Poster
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 2
rail barcelona to arezzo

we're wanting to travel the scenic route from barcelona to arezzo early may, any suggestions re rail using eurail passes. DB seems not to be an option, would appreciate advise on routes etc.
lescol is offline  
Mar 31st, 2007, 04:49 AM
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 17,549
Dukey is offline  
Mar 31st, 2007, 05:29 AM
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 47
This is one of Europe's lovliest rail journeys, but not one that can be accomplished in a single day, though there is an excellent overnight train from Barcelona to Milano - called the Salvador Dali and run by Elipsos - but a journey by dark is scarcely a good way to admire the scenery.

I would suggest the following. In all, you are looking at a total travel time of about 22 hours, so the journey could be completed in two or three days with overnight stops.

For example:
Day One
from Barcelona at 8.45 am on the Catalan Talgo direct to Monpellier. Change there for connection to Antibes (which arrives 7.12 pm).

Day Two
From Antibes at 9.14 am, changing at Ventmiglia, Genova etc, to reach Arezzo by about 8 in the evening.
Hope this helps.
hidden_europe is offline  
Mar 31st, 2007, 05:33 AM
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 7,021
Hi Les - I don't think there's really a 'choice' of route - unless you want to take a long detour through the Alps.

The main route runs along the French Riviera via Nice and Monte Carlo, then the Italian Riviera to Genoa and La Spezia.

From there it continues via Florence to Arezzo.

Steve_James is offline  
Mar 31st, 2007, 05:33 AM
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 16,512
That is a long way---I would fly to Florence or Perugia.
bobthenavigator is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy -


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 01:54 PM.