8 days in Venice, Bologna & Verona Itinerary

8 days in Venice, Bologna & Verona Itinerary

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Start: Venice
1
Venice
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Bologna
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h
3
Verona
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
4
Venice
— 1 night
End: Venice

1
night
Venice

Venice ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): explore the activities along Canal Grande, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the striking features of Scala Contarini del Bovolo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Venice online sightseeing planner.

If you are flying in from Bangladesh, the closest major aiports are Venice Marco Polo Airport, Treviso-Sant'Angelo Airport and Trieste–Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport. In February, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bologna.

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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
nights
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Bologna is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell, examine the collection at Museo per la Memoria di Ustica, steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Petronio, and put a fun spin on your tour with Secret Zone.

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Drive from Venice to Bologna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 2°C. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Bologna

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Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell ©
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell
Basilica di San Petronio ©
Basilica di San Petronio

2
nights
Verona

Verona ©
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.
Verona is known for nightlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy some music at Arena di Verona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Procolo, don't miss a visit to Liston, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Verona journey planner.

Traveling by train from Bologna to Verona takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Casa di Giulietta ©
Casa di Giulietta

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Venice

Venice ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take a stroll through Cannaregio, then steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo, then enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and finally pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Gioielleria Eredi Jovon.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Venice itinerary maker site.

Getting from Verona to Venice by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

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St Mark's Campanile ©
St Mark's Campanile
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio
Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo ©
Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo

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