Cities of Veneto by Train
Discover the deep cultural heritage of Veneto
- An eight-day tour of the main cities of the North-east of Italy.
- Fly to Venice and travel conveniently by train.
- Spend three nights in Venice (two at the beginning and one at the end) and two in Verona so that you can peacefully enjoy these pretty cities.
- What is more, the route also includes Vicenza and Padua, where you will spend one night in each.
- Train tickets included so that you can move conveniently from one city to another.
- 7 nights in the chosen accommodation
- Return flights (tax included)
- Train Tickets Veneto by Train Our package includes the following secon class train tickets: Venice - Verona - Vicenza - Padova - Venice
- Visit the islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello, in the Venetian Lagoon
- Visit Juliet's house in Verona
- Discover the fantastic Orto Botanico in Padua, which has recently been extended
- Reserve your ticket to the Cappella degli Scrovegni, with the famous Giotto frescoes, in advance (limited access)
- In Vicenza, visit the Teatro Olimpico, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Visit the Veneto website to organise your trip: www.veneto.to
Day 1: Flight to Venice.
Arrive at the airport ninety minutes before the scheduled take-off time of your flight to Venice. On arrival, you arrange your transfer to your selected accommodation in Venice. Check-in and take the rest of the time free to start to get to know the city of the canals and the gondolas. Spend the night in Venice.
Day 2: Venice.
You have all day to take a look at Venice. The city is built in the middle of the lagoon on a number of islands and many of its streets are canals. The Piazza di San Marco, the Palazzo Ducale and the cathedral are some of the most outstanding monuments. Walk through, stroll in and enjoy every corner. Few places in the world invite you to lose yourself and make discoveries like Venice. Spend the night in Venice.
Day 3: Venice - Verona.
Depart on the train for Verona. In a little over an hour you will reach one of the most charming cities in Italy. Its streets and squares are ideal to stroll in and discover such spectacular monuments as the Arena (the old Roman amphitheatre) or sights with the magic of the balcony that inspired the famous play "Romeo and Juliet". Spend the night in Verona.
Day 4: Verona and Lake Garda.
Today you can continue to take a look at Verona or alternatively escape on your own to enjoy nature and the open air in the area of Lake Garda, the largest lake in Italy, in the foothills of the Dolomites. There are charming villages with plenty of history such as Saló, Gardone, Limone and Sirmione, on a peninsula. Enjoy the unique views from Punta di San Vigilio or take the Monte Baldo cable car. And, of course, take a trip on the lake on board one of the numerous boats which sail on the great lake. Spend the night in Verona.
Day 5: Verona - Vicenza.
A free morning so you can enjoy the city of Verona a little more before taking, at about midday, the train which will take you to Vicenza (30 minutes approximately). The city of Vicenza stands out above all for its architecture. The historical centre of the city is in a classical style, with the work of the architect Andrea Paladio standing out; it has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, together with other marvelous mansions built by him, such as the Villa Capra Valmarana and Villa Poiana, both of which are located in spacious and well-tended parks. Spend the night in Vicenza.
Day 6: Vicenza - Padua.
You have all the morning to continue discovering the treasures hidden in this city. The following section of this route through Veneto by train is very short as it is only fifteen minutes to Padua, Padova in Italian. This city is closely linked with Saint Anthony of Padua, its patron saint, and the basilica is precisely the most important monument in the city, an impressive mixture of Romanesque, Gothic and Byzantine art. But you will also find Prato della Valle here and other places of interest such as the Orto Botanico, an old botanical garden which has recently been extended and which has a spectacular infrastructure and over 7,000 species of flower, divided into a number of ecosystems. Also in Padua is the Capella degli Scrovegni with the famous Giotto paintings. Spend the night in Padua.
Day 7: Padua - Venice.
Train to Venice in the morning so you can continue to discover enchanting Venice (a 30-minute journey approx.). And you should not miss such enchanting corners as the Rialto Bridge and the market of the same name or the lively Jewish quarter. You can take a vaporetto which will take you to some of the other islands in the lagoon such as Murano, famous for its glass production; Burano, with its colourful houses and Torcello. Spend the night in Venice.
Day 8: Return flight.
Your final free morning; take advantage to take a walk and do your final shopping. Transfer from Venice to the airport under your own steam. Allow sufficient time to arrive and carry out the process of checking in your luggage and embarking for your return flight. Arrival and end of the trip.
Our prices include return flight tickets and all the supplement taxes such as airpot taxes, fuel surcharge and credit card processing fees.
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