5 Awesome Day-trips from Venice

The stunning city of canals can at times get a bit overwhelming as crowds flood the city. These five scenic cities and towns are a bit more peaceful and make for lovely day trips. Check them out!

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With so many amazing things to see and do in beautiful Venice, you can be forgiven for not venturing out of the city. Just a short train journey away, however, are a number of lovely towns and cities which themselves are wealth worth exploring.

Verona

A popular destination itself, the home of Romeo and Juliet is lovely to wander around. With amazing architectural wonders and historical sites all about; you’ll never want to leave!

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Vicenza

Home of the renowned architect Palladio, Vicenza definitely flies under the radar. With a beautiful historic centre and the oldest opera venue in the world, this hidden gem is perfect for travellers looking for a bit of calm.

Trieste

Located right next to Slovenia and at an important crossroad between cultures, Trieste is a short journey away from Venice. Looking out over the Adriatic Sea, the sun glinting off of the water has never looked better than when you are in this great city!

Ferrara

A bit further away than the other day trips, Ferrara is definitely worth visiting as it is a World Heritage Site with lots of Renaissance palaces dotted around the city.

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Padua

With one of the oldest universities in the world, Padua has a rich history which is evident wherever you go. Make sure to check out the cathedral with its amazing reliefs when you visit!

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