Unique Rail Journeys in Italy: Dante’s Train Between Florence and Ravenna

May 27, 2022 161

BY: Silvia Donati

“Dante’s Train,” a rail route tracing the journey of the Supreme Poet from Florence to Ravenna during his exile years, is returning for the summer season.

Launched last year to celebrate the 700th anniversary of Dante’s death, the vintage steam train takes travelers from Florence, the Tuscan capital, where Dante was born, to Ravenna in Emilia-Romagna, where Dante died in 1321, crossing the Tuscan-Romagnolo Apennine mountains and a variety of natural landscapes and medieval villages. 

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SOURCE: https://www.italymagazine.com

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