9 days in Bologna, Venice & Verona Itinerary

9 days in Bologna, Venice & Verona Itinerary

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

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Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell, get engrossed in the history at Museo Civico Archeologico, contemplate the long history of Basilica di San Petronio, then make a trip to Compianto sul Cristo Morto, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giacomo Maggiore. Keep things going the next day: ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Comunale, then steep yourself in history at Piazza Maggiore, and then partake in some friendly competition at Secret Zone.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bologna trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Bangladesh, the closest major aiports are Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport, Peretola Airport and Verona Villafranca Airport. In February, daily temperatures in Bologna can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Venice.

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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

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dei Miracoli, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally look for gifts at Oreficeria Boscolo Gioie.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bologna to Venice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. February in Venice sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Verona.

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

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Verona to Rovereto to see Azienda Agricola Balter about 58 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see where the action happens at Arena di Verona, don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Procolo.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Verona trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Bologna.

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Azienda Agricola Balter
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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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Bologna

Bologna ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): pick up some new knowledge with Academya Lingue. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the collection at Archiginnasio di Bologna, contemplate the long history of Basilica di San Domenico, then admire the striking features of Palazzo Sampieri Talon, then see the interesting displays at Museo per la Memoria di Ustica, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna.

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Take a train from Verona to Bologna in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna ©
Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna
Academya Lingue ©
Academya Lingue
Museo per la Memoria di Ustica ©
Museo per la Memoria di Ustica

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