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Trenitalia from Taormina to Salerno

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Trenitalia from Taormina to Salerno

I notice there is an option to purchase a train ticket from Taormina to Salerno. How does the train go from Messina to Calabria? Do we depart the train and get on a ferry? Is there a tunnel/bridge between the two points? Thank you for your help!

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Turin
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1. Re: Trenitalia from Taormina to Salerno

They load the all train on a ferry. When it's done, you are allowed to exit the compartment and stay on the upper decks,

New York City, New...
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2. Re: Trenitalia from Taormina to Salerno

Thank you!

Here & There
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3. Re: Trenitalia from Taormina to Salerno

There is no food service on the train, so many use the crossing as a time to purchase food on the ferry, or use the ferry's facilities.

Vagabonda

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4. Re: Trenitalia from Taormina to Salerno

I never heard of anything like that! The train rides k to the ferry and off?!! Impressive!! How long does that trip take?

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5. Re: Trenitalia from Taormina to Salerno

It's a remarkable experience. The loading time takes longer than the crossing. The crossing takes less than a half-hour and the views from the sea are great. Don't leave your valuables unattended when you go upstairs on the ferry.

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