Among the many cities I have visited during my Europe trip, Venice could be considered the least interesting one despite being well known for its tourism industry, which is why I am so reluctant to continue updating my Europe trip posts. Who wants to write about uninteresting things, right? But to be fair, our Venice experience was marred largely due to bad weather, as it rained continuously for days even though it was summer. According to the locals, 2010′s summer was the weirdest they ever experienced.
The two fastest way to get to Venice from Rome is via train or flight. For train Eurostar is the fastest option but it would still take about 4-6 hours to reach, and it is also the most expensive option. To save time, we took a flight via Easy Jet instead, €66 for two tickets and the the flight duration was only about one hour.
But note that this duration is not yet inclusive of the time taken to travel from Termini station to Rome Fiuminico (Rome International Airport terminal 2) via the Leonardo Express plus the bus ride from Marco Polo (Venice Airport) to Piazzale Roma (Venice’s gateway for land transportation) via ATVO Fly Bus. So in total you still need to spend at least 2-3 hours to really reach Venice from Rome. Also, be prepared to fork out at least €17-20 extra for the airport journeys.
By the time we reached Venice it was already around 6pm and the sky was still bright. The clear blue sky got us excited about the next two days we were going to spend at Venice. But sadly, the weather was only good on that particular day.
Among the many cities I have visited during my Europe trip, Venice could be considered the least interesting one despite...