Train to Venice
The city of Venice is known by many names but the name “La Serenissima” the most serene best captures the ambience of the most beautiful city in the world. The archipelago of islands float atop the shallow lagoon of Venice off the Adriatic Sea, and in this car free zone the best way to reach the city of water is to get the train to Venice.
Train travellers can leave London in the aternoon and wake up in Venice! By taking the Eurostar to Paris, and changing there for an Artesia Overnight train to Venice. Prices start as low as £67.50 if you book in advance. Alternatively you take a train to Venice from Rome, which is only a four hour ride away.
Venice is famous for its romance, music, canals, gondolas, candlelit dinners and the world famous Venice Carnival. There a lots of reasons to take the train to Venice: for a romantic weekend away, as a day trip from Rome, or for a family fun filled week away for the carnival. Here a sample of the top events held in Venice throughout the year:
THE BURANO REGATTA
Held in September from Burano Island
THE MARKET OF MIRACLES
A market of antiques and second hand goods held in October.
Throughout the February acrobats, jesters and jokers take over the city. Join in with the many balls, parades, street parties and other delights. This is a world famous event not to be missed!
CALVALCHINA GRAND DANCE
THE most exclusive event of the Venice Carnival, the Teatro la Fenice is transformed into a majestic 19th century costume ballroom with entertainment from the La Fenice orchestra, an open bar, and a buffet.
VENICE JAZZ FESTIVAL
Held in July – August
Water is a constant threat to the beautiful city of Venice, with Venetians constantly battling to keep the sea out, so don’t wait until it’s too late book you train ticket to Venice today.