Tuscany By Train, Rome's Roma Termini Station to Florence
Once in Rome you can reach Tuscany by both fast trains and slow trains form Roma Termini Train Station.
The slow trains will make more stops and will offer first class seats or the less expensive second class seating.  
The trip by
fast train is about an hour and thirty five minutes to Florence (Firenze) and costs $91 USD first class,  $68,USD second class.   
slow  train  will take 3 hours to reach Florence at a cost of $44. USD second class and $54, first class.   
You can also get a
train to Pisa, the northern section of Tuscany.  The fast rain takes 2.5 hours and costs $60 for  second class, $90 first class.  The slow train takes a little over three hours and costs $45 for second class, $56 for first.
(2010 prices)
Speed limits in Italy will be clearly marked and the Rotary will be a welcome site with its directions to various towns.  Gassing up is similar to US with credit card and automatic shut-off at modern pumps. Car rental are available in all large cities. Italian law states that you should have n International Driving Permit although the rental car companies will ask only for your home State drivers license and passport
What To Wear in Italy:
Rome and Florence are warm year round so you can keep your wardrobe simple.
Black is a popular color for clothing in Italy and does not show wrinkles. Add accent with colorful scarves. Shopping for them in Rome or the cities along the way could be fun.  
Information for those Renting a vehicle in Rome
(Note: Vehicle rentals at the airport include an airport tax}
Nonstop trains run to Rome's Termini Train Station  from 7:30 am to 10  Pm
If you will cab into the city, the licensed Taxis with a meter are the best option.
Nonstop trains run from FCO Airport to Rome's Termini Train Station  from 7:30 am to 10  Pm.  Two trains run each hour at a cost of 11 Euros..
Tuscany Photos By Len Delory
Rome and Florence are sophisticated cities and could require formal dress in some restaurants (Necktie suit jacket, dress)  The hilltowns of Tuscany will be casual dress throughout.
Rome has a climate similar to the mid USA at sea level, cool Dec. Jan. 40s but no ice or snow, warm summers, June July August, 80s  possible light rain in Spring.
Florence and Pisa are north of Rome. Pisa is on the Mediterranean Coast.  Best months May June, September October. Tuscany could be Crowded in July and August
Reach Tuscany By Train from Rome's Roma Termini Station to Florence.
Trains From FCO Airport run every hour to Rome's Termini Station and make Rail Transportation a Fast and  Economical Way to Reach Tuscany.
Tuscany Hotel and Villa Vacation Rentals:  Prices, Guest Reviews, Photos, Maps
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