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All Aboard On Trenitalia!
Newest addition to Trenitalia's fleet (photo: Creativita e Broadcasting – FS Italiane)
Crisscrossed with railroad tracks that link cities big and small, Italy is the ideal country to explore by train. And when you choose to ride the rails this summer, you'll have even more options in comfort and price, now that Trenitalia has introduced the sleek, new Frecciarossa 1000 train on its most trafficked (and popular) route. That's the one connecting Turin-Milan-Bologna-Florence-Rome-Naples, utilized by many businessmen but also by vacationing tourists, who flock to the Bel Paese to experience the incomparable artistic, cultural, scenic, and culinary marvels the country boasts. Beginning in mid-June, when these state-of-the-art, technologically advanced trains began to circulate on the Italian rail network, Frecciarossa 1000 passengers were given four distinct levels of service to choose from: Executive, Business, Premium, and Standard. The top three classes all feature genuine leather seats that, in Executive, swivel in the direction the train is traveling. Every seat is a window seat in the Executive car, while included in the ticket price is an open bar and a gourmet meal served right at your seat. Business passengers get a free welcome drink upon boarding the train, the seat backs recline, and there are crystal partition walls for privacy, as well as ...

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