Italy has an excellent national railway system that connects all the major cities in the north and south. Some cities such as Rome, Naples and Milan also have an underground railway system. Italy is connected with its neighbours France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia by the national railway system.
There are four categories of road, express highways and national, provincial and municipal roads. Car ownership flourished in the 1970s and 1980s due to the development of cheap cars by Italian brands such as Fiat.
Sea travel is important in a country with such a long coastline.The main airports in Italy are Rome and Milan although there are a total of 97 airports in the country.