Undecided about what to do in Veneto with options that range from art cities, mountain trekking, and lake bike tours? Choose the itinerary that best suits you and leave with Italo!

You may not know it yet, but Veneto is one of the most beautiful regions in Italy, and the inimitable charm of Venice would suffice to justify this claim. Indeed, there are many places to visit in Veneto, with attractions ranging from the Alps to the Adriatic, from the lake to the hills, and enchanting cities of art.

In short, you are spoiled for choice on what to do in the Veneto: what are you waiting for? Major destinations are all connected by high-speed rail!

Things to do in Veneto Walking wine tours in Verona… and Shakespeare too

A kiss under the most famous balcony in Italy is an absolutely unforgettable experience. We’re talking about the famous Juliet’s Balcony in Verona: you must see this gem among Veneto’s cities at least once in your life.

Ponte Ognissanti - Verona credits Flavio Ciafaroni via Flickr

© Flavio Ciafaroni via Flickr

A must-see for a romantic weekend in Verona is Castelvecchio, where you can feel a bit like Robin Hood and Lady Marian, not to mention the taverns where you can taste the best Verona wines or try some typical Verona dishes. Did you know that with Italo, you can easily reach the city thanks to dozens of fast trains departing for Verona every day? Venice to Verona, for example, only takes 1 hour and 9 minutes!

Vicenza and the Palladian masterpieces

Another must-see (and more unexpected) destination is Vicenza, one of Veneto’s most amazing cities with its Palladian villas and other UNESCO gems to visit in the spring or when you want to indulge yourself in beauty.

Vicenza cosa vedere - Cimitero_Maggiore-1 credits Claudio Gioseffi

© Claudio Gioseffi

What is there to see in Vicenza if you’ve never been there before? Definitely the Palazzo della Ragione and Teatro Olimpico, to immerse yourself in the myth of Palladio, and Villa Valmarana ai Nani, just outside the city, with its exquisite frescoes and Italian garden. Travel in complete relaxation and high speed with the Italo trains to Vicenza!

Enjoy art and science in Padua

There are many reasons to visit Padua and stay for a whole weekend: just to name two, the Scrovegni Chapel with its magnificent cycle of frescoes by Giotto and the Botanical Garden of Padua, where you can immerse yourself in the biodiversity that enchanted even Goethe.

orto botanico antico padova

© Università di Padova – ph. Massimo Pistore

One of the unforgettable experiences you should treat yourself to in Veneto is a visit to the Specola Museum, home of Padua’s ancient Astronomical Observatory: are you ready to see the stars and cast your gaze on the celestial wonders of the universe? Thanks to the high-speed train connections to Padua, all these beauties are close by, no matter where you start from.

Cortina and the mountains

What is there to do in Veneto if you are a sports or outdoor enthusiast? Enjoy the Alps, of course: a week in the snow with the kids, as a couple, or with friends – a splendid winter dream break.

Snowkite cortina

© Kite4Freedom – ph. Olga Donati

Cortina and the surrounding mountains enchant in every season, and with Italo you can travel in an alternative way to discover them without stress by booking a combination train & bus ticket.

Peschiera and the lake: sport and relaxation in Veneto

Among the places to visit in Veneto at least once there is Peschiera del Garda: the trips on Lake Garda are a great classic for the summer season (but they offer pleasant surprises during other seasons too).

Da Peschiera fino a Bardolino idee green weekend - Peschiera del Garda

If you have good legs, why not plan a bike ride from Peschiera del Garda to Bardolino for a dynamic and green weekend? Just buy a train ticket to Peschiera del Garda, and you can stow your bike on board too!

Rovigo – the beauty of a small town

One of the most beautiful cities to visit in Veneto is Rovigo, a less famous destination but full of surprises, such as the remains of the fortified city, noble palaces, churches embellished with frescoes, and exhibitions at Palazzo Roverella. The wonders of Rovigo’s historic old town – real gems waiting to be discovered.

Cosa vedere a Rovigo mostra Palazzo Roverella . Arte-e-Magia-164

© Claudia Difra

Arranging the trip is the last of your worries, thanks to high- speed rail: purchase your train ticket to Rovigo, and you will arrive at your destination in a few hours and super relaxed.

Venice and its timeless charm

Venice needs no introduction, and we could not fail to mention it among the cities to see in Veneto. Why not visit it in an alternative manner, for example by booking a sailing excursion in the lagoon with your sweetheart? You haven’t thought of that one yet – have you! There are about 30 train connections to Venice by High Speed Rail every day: magic is just a short train ride away!

venezia festa della madonna della salute 2017

We have covered what to do in Veneto, now you are spoiled for choice in planning your next trip: Venice, Verona, Vicenza, Padua, Rovigo, Peschiera del Garda or Cortina?


Cover photo: © I paesaggi del Palladio – Villa Capra detta “La Rotonda” – Vicenza © M. Danesin, Archivio Fotografico Promozione Turistica, Regione del Veneto