Venice to Florence

Apr 2nd, 2002, 11:35 AM
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Venice to Florence

Is it practical to take the train for one day of sightseeing in Florence.
Apr 2nd, 2002, 12:04 PM
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I hear it's 3 hours each way, so it wouldn't seem so to me.

Just my thought on it. Maybe go for 2 or 3 days?
Apr 2nd, 2002, 12:13 PM
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Practical? Worth it?
that's up to you.
you can check the train schedules at
If you've always dreamed of seeing something in Florence and this is your only chance for a while, then go for it.
I'd hate to see you shortchange Venice though.
Apr 2nd, 2002, 12:27 PM
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Florence and Venice are both worth two days each and are far apart. Day trip doesn't sound so good.
Apr 2nd, 2002, 01:53 PM
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Do-able? Technically, yes. Eurostar trains will get you there in just under 3 hours. It certainly will be a very long day. And if your plans include going to the Uffizi Gallery and/or Accademia (David), then it's worthwhile to get reservations ahead and avoid long entrance lines.

If it's a daytrip that you're seeking from Venice, then I'd suggest you consider Verona. Alot closer than Florence.


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