Get the most out of your Eurail Italy pass

Great benefits for pass holders

A Eurail Pass represents great value as you can travel on trains throughout any given country.  Italy being a country not to miss, we wanted to highlight some of the great discounts Eurail Italy pass holders can benefit from.

For instance, you will be able to board ferries to Greece, Spain and other destinations such as Tunisia and Morocco while saving 20% to 30% off the regular fare, thanks to your Eurail Pass.  Specifically get a discount on these ferry routes:

Superfast Ferries


* Bari – Corfu (Greece) (summer only)
* Ancona – Igoumenitsa (Greece)
* Bari – Igoumenitsa (Greece)
* Ancona – Patras (Greece)
* Bari – Patras (Greece)

Minoan Lines


* Ancona – Igoumenitsa (Greece) – Patras (Greece)

Grimaldi Lines


* Brindisi – Corfu (Greece)
* Bindisi – Igoumenitsa/Patras (Greece)

* Civitavecchia – Barcelona (Spain)
* Livorno – Barcelona (Spain)
* Porto Torres – Barcelona (Spain)

* Civitavecchia – Port Torres (Italy)
* Civitavecchia – Trapani (Italy)
* Palerno – Salerno (Italy)

* Civitavecchia – Valetta (Malta)

* Livorno – Barcelona (Spain) – Tangier (Morocco)

* Civitavecchia – Tunis (Tunesia)
* Salerno – Tunis (Tunesia)
* Palerno – Tunis (Tunesia)
* Trapani – Tunis (Tunesia)

Hellenic Mediterranean Lines


* Brindisi – Patras (Greece) (with extra stops at Corfu and Cefalonia in the Summer)

You can also put that Eurail pass to good use on the scenic tour buses, across Italy, Austria and France, where you will only be required to pay the reservation fee instead of a full ticket.   For example save on these bus routes:

ÖBB Intercity


* Venice (Mestre and Tronchetto) – Villach – Klagenfurt (Austria)
(Eurail pass must be valid in both Italy and Austria.)



* Lyon (France) – Turin
(Eurail pass must be valid in both Italy and France.)

There are a number of tours and other activities that can be attended at a special rate for passholders. You could visit the Vatican Museum and some of Michelangelo’s most famous work at the Sistine Chapel or discover the earliest pieces of Christian art at the Catacombs of Rome. Discounted attractions include:

* The Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel
* Minibus experience in the Vatican Gardens
* Visit to the Catacombs
* The Venice Civic Museum Complex

Visit Italy Eurail pass benefits for more information on associated discounts and extras you can enjoy with your Eurail Pass valid in Italy.


This entry was posted by Angela on October 5th, 2012, and is filed under Discounts,Europe,Italy. Follow any responses to this post through RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback from your own site.
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