Only 1h and 10 Minutes by train from Venice to Verona: a comfortable and easy way to discover the city of Romeo & Juliet
Are you staying in Venice and wish to visit Verona as a temporary local?
Travel smart and use the train! Many people avoid it and think that travelling through Italy by train is a mess. . This is dead wrong and - expensive.
From Venezia S. Lucia Station (in Venice downtown located in front of the Gran Canal) to Verona Porta Nuova Station, the journey is short (1h 10 Minutes) and the landscape from the train windows is a joy for the eyes.
I meet you in Verona (outside the station)and we start a
3 hours walking tour of the city including all the must-sees and some unusual sights. We enter the Roman Arena to see where gladiators met their destinies.
At the end, you are free to browse the city on your own for a couple of hours (or more)before training back to Venice.
As a general rule, reservations are required for all Intercity trains and the high-speed trains (called FRECCE in Italian)
Please, check out here(in English) :http://www. trenitalia. com/tcom-en
You can easily reserve and pay on-line.
10 minutes walk from Verona Porta Nuova station to Verona downtown.
Piazza Brà with the " Liston", Roman Arena (interior) , Juliet's house, Piazza Erbe, Piazza Signori, Arche Scaligere, Romeo's house, a walk alongside the Adige River, Porta Borsari Castelvecchio, Piazza Brà.
Please note that the duration of this day tour (8 hours) has been calculated as follows:
- journey by train from and to Venice 2h and 20 Minutes
- 3 hours guided tour with me
- 2h and 30 Minutes free time.
This means that I will only be with you during the 3 hours city tour of Verona.
If this program doesn't match your needs, please, don't hesitate to contact me. I will be happy to suggest different solutions, according to your expectations.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: in Verona outside the train station Porta Nuova to the right where the taxi stands are located.
REMEMBER to get off the train at Verona Porta Nuova station! There are 2 train stations in the (the wrong one is Verona Porta Vescovo)
End location: Juliet's balcony in downtown Verona
Museums opening hours 8.30-19.30/on Mondays 13:30-19.00
Arena Ticket Office closes at 18.30
In summer opening hours of the Arena may be subject to changes
Duration: 8 hours
Trains could be late on working days, although high-speed trains are very little affected by this event.
Should this happen please contact me immediately
Train from Venice to Verona and back.
Walking tour in Verona
REGISTERED LOCAL TOURIST GUIDE of Verona and its cultural heritage for 3 hours
ADMISSION TO THE ROMAN ARENA
- transportation from your hotel in Venice to the train station and back
- transportation from Verona train station to the city center and back (in the event you need it).
- ice cream
- TRAIN TICKETS from Venice to Verona and back
TRAIN TIMETABLE SPRING - SUMMER 2018
VENICE S.LUCIA/VERONA PORTA NUOVA
DEPARTURES / ARRIVALS
VENICE 07:20 - VERONA 08:30
VENICE 08:20 - VERONA 09:30
VENICE 10:50 - VERONA 12:00
VENICE 10:50 - VERONA 12:39
VERONA PORTA NUOVA/VENICE S. LUCIA
DEPARTURES / ARRIVALS
VERONA 14:21 - VENICE 15:48
VERONA 15:00 - VENICE 16:10
VERONA 15:21 - VENICE 16:48
VERONA 16:00 - VENICE 17:10
VERONA 16:30 - VENICE 18:46
VERONA 17:30 - VENICE 18:40
VERONA 18:00 - VENICE 19:10
VERONA 18:21 - VENICE 20:10
ROUND-TRIP TICKET per person EUR 46/50 APPROX. Reductions might be available for early on-line bookings or for early or late trains
IMPORTANT! Reserve your train + seats in advance, if possible.
Licensed Guides in Verona have NO RESTRICTIONS in: churches, historical buildings, all public museums and galleries and in most private collections.
I don't drive but I can arrange for a car and driver should you require it.
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