May Day In Italy

Feb 12th, 2005, 06:52 PM
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May Day In Italy

Do the trains run on 1st of may in Italy?Will be travelling from Rome to Venice that day.
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Feb 13th, 2005, 06:50 AM
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According to, trains will run on May 1 between Rome and Venice.

But don't count on local public transportation in Rome (I have read in a guidebook that the buses do not run on May 1; I know from experience that they did not in Siracusa last year). I have no idea, unfortunately, whether the vaporetti in Venice run on May 1.

You can try to find the information on the two following Web sites: (Venice) (Rome)
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Feb 13th, 2005, 07:16 PM
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Thnx Eloise
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Feb 13th, 2005, 10:06 PM
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May 1 is a big holiday in Italy. When I was there last year in the Cinque Terre (considerably smaller than a Rome or a Venice!) the trains and busses were not running into/out of the CT nor in neighboring La Spezia. To play it safe, you might have to bump your travel date up or down by 1 day if the transportation is lacking or nil that day.
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Feb 14th, 2005, 06:17 AM
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Hi ap,

Think of May Day as Sunday, July 4.

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