Route & dates
Fly: 4 h 45 min
Verona— 28 nights
Bus: 1 h 15 min
Venice— 31 nights
Fly: 4 h 45 min
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City of Romeo and Juliet
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.Get some cultural insight at Piazza delle Erbe and Chiesa di San Giorgio in Braida-Verona. Appreciate the collections at Casa di Giulietta and AMO - Arena Museo Opera. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Verona: Gardaland Park (in Castelnuovo del Garda), Vicenza (Basilica Palladiana, Chiesa di Santa Corona, &more) and Fondazione Bisazza (in Montecchio Maggiore). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fermo Maggiore, Verona, explore the ancient world of Operaforte, and look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family.
For reviews and other tourist information, read our Verona trip planning website.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Verona is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. On the 29th (Tue), you're off to Venice.
Things to do in Verona
Vicenza, Malcesine, Gardaland Park, Lago di Garda, Borghetto sul Mincio
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City of Romance
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.Doge's Palace and Ca' d'Oro will appeal to museum buffs. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Piazza San Marco and Scrovegni Chapel. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Planetario di Padova, Orto Botanico di Padova, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, take an in-depth tour of Naval History Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, and get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Venezia.
For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice day trip site.
Take a bus from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In January, daytime highs in Venice are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Venice
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