Verona - ideal base to explore Veneto
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Verona - ideal base to explore Veneto


Veneto is one of Italy's 20 regions and is one of the most popular. But most visitors rush through on the way to its capital - Venice - unaware of what they are missing.

Being at the crossing of the north/south and east/west autostradas and railway lines Verona is in a geographically ideal location to explore Veneto and other easily accessible places of interest.

Look at the map below and you will see what I mean.

  • To the West - Lake Garda, the biggest of the Italian lakes
  • To the North - the Dolomites. spectacular mountains, Trento, Rovereto and Bolzano
  • To the East - Vicenza, Padua and of course Venice
  • To the South - Mantua, the Po valley, Parma and Bologna
  • All easily accessible by road or by rail.






Driving Time

Direct Train

Venice 126 79 1hr 47min Yes
Milan 161 100 1hr 54min Yes
Mantova 45 27 40min Yes
Vicenza 59 36 45min Yes
Padova 83 51 1hr Yes
Trento 100 62 1hr 7min Yes
Bologna 150 93 1hr 37min Yes
Soave 31 19 30 No
Peschiera (Lake Garda) 25 15 25 Yes