Travel to Treviso in Italy and drive to Venice.
When considering your vacation to Venice, staying in Treviso and driving your car into Venice on an Italian self drive vacation package has many advantages. Many first time travelers to Venice are not aware that you can park your car on the outskirts of Venice, avoiding the high cost of staying overnight. You will have to park your car and walk over Treviso's porta Saragossa Bridge.
Drive through the commune of Veneto
Treviso's Castelfranco Veneto is in the northern part of the Treviso commune. You can visit this picturesque town while driving from Treviso to Venice. Staying in nearby Treviso offers travelers the ideal combination of a self drive vacation to Tuscany and Venice. There are several parking garages to park your car in Venice before boarding the ferries or a water taxi along the famous Grand Canal. The Garage San Marco Venezia and Venezia Tronchetto Parking garages in Venice are open 24 hours a day.
Staying in Venice can be very expensive (up to $500 a night), yet our affordable handpicked vacation packages include a rental car which provides ultimate flexibility of being able to stay in nearby Treviso and explore towns like Padua and Verona before driving to Venice.
When planning your vacation to Venice, our handpicked airfares flying from the USA to Florence and from Venice back to the USA provide you with more time exploring Italy. Driving into the Chianti hills, and through the towns of Siena, Florence ensure total freedom to enjoy your 6, 7 or 8 day self drive vacation to Tuscany and Venice.