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3 days in Italy

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3 days in Italy

We have three days to spend in Italy the first week of April. Thought about Venice but see that it could be rainy. Looking at Verona! Any suggestions as to whether this would be a good choice for a first time visit.

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1. Re: 3 days in Italy

If it is rainy in Venice, it will probably also be rainy in Verona: they are less than 120 km apart.

Verona is interesting, but Venice is unique: there is nowhere else like it. Go to Venice.

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We got back last Sunday from 5 days in Verona and absolutely adored it. There is so much to see & do and it is totally enchanting. It isn't as touristy & commercialised as Venice although Venice is unique with the Grand Canal.

We know Italy really well, if you've never been before how about Rome or Florence?

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Hi Burger40, OMG, Italy, so much to see...I have been so many times and still it keeps calling me. As Sydney said, the rain will be in Verona as well as Venice. If you are looking for sun, you must go south. 3 days is not much. Venice in the rain is still Venice and you can make side trips to Verona, etc. If you are looking for nightlife, Venice is not for you, try Rome.

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4. Re: 3 days in Italy

For some Venice is "unique" for others it is just a folly in need of a good plumber. Depends on your interests.

Verona is very close to Lake Garda.

Lake Garda is up and running (tourismwise) at Easter.

There is a local bus No 162 that starts in Verona, goes via Peschiera Train station and services the entire East side of the Lake


Also the Local LN026 bus that goes from Verona to Sirmione (Sirmione is a very popular place to visit)


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5. Re: 3 days in Italy

You don't mention where you are flying in and out to/from. As you only have 3 days this must consideration. Having said that, Venice in early spring would be fantastic for a first time visit.

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6. Re: 3 days in Italy

Go to whichever city has more of what you want to see - decide what you want to see and whichever city has more that attracts you (usually figured out with a good guidebook) and go there.

There is no rule of thumb of where it is likely to be rainy - it can be rainy in Rome and further south -

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