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Florence to Modena and Modena to Venice help


Apr 19th, 2012, 09:06 PM
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Florence to Modena and Modena to Venice help

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A quick query - anyone know the best way to get from FLorence to Modena? Looking at Trenitalia it seems that train is quite convenient with a change in Bologna. Would people agree?

Also, from Modena to Venice? I can't seem to get an answer from trenitalia... Is the Modena train station on trenitalia just 'Modena' or the Modena Piazza Manzoni or Modena Policino?? And I assume Venice train station is just 'Saint Lucia'.

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Apr 19th, 2012, 09:18 PM
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The station should just be Modena and you want Venice SL.
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Apr 19th, 2012, 09:47 PM
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Modena is a lovely town with excellent food. While not a tourist area, the region is known for its food. The center of the town is a pedistrian only area, which is nice for strolling.

Modena is about a 15-20 minute ride from Bologna. You'll pass the Maserati plant on the left as you enter town. The Ferrari factory is about 10 miles away by bus. They have a nice quasi-museum there.

Bologna is your transfer station for anything coming in or out of Modena.
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Apr 20th, 2012, 05:43 AM
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To get from Florence to Modena without changing you can go from Firenze Rifredi rather than the main station of Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

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