Does the city Treviso sound familiar? Some European low budget carriers will arrive at Treviso Airport. Maybe that’s why you know Treviso...
Big chance you have used this airport city as a hub to Venice.
But its a city which you can efficiently use for sightseeing and shopping! Beautiful squares, palaces from the Renaissance, painted churches and old waterways.
The town is not a second Venice. It doesn’t have Grand Canal or a St. Marks square. The city doesn’t have mass tourism and nog high rates for food, shopping, and hotels. But, these are the better things, right?
From the Airport ‘Treviso-Sant ‘Angelo (TSF) most of the travelers are going straight by bus, taxi or take a train to Venice. Tourist ignores the hopeful promotional invitation around the airport to visit their city… Treviso is an enjoyable visit without the hassle and bustle of Venice.
Downtown Treviso is a tiny city with middle-aged walls, gates, and streets. These are impressive sights! But the city has more.
It is the home of the international fashion brand ‘Benetton, ‘Lotto Sports Italia’ and cycle specialist ‘Pinarello.’ So famous because here is the origin of the Prosecco wine and the local desert ‘Tiramisu.’
It is cozy with different sights and favorable for a day out. It is a relaxed getaway for a day out when you are staying in Venice on a hot summer day.
The city is an excellent place with cafés and restaurants to taste and absorb the local dishes and Prosecco!
I know, the city cannot compete with Venice itself, but it is beautiful. It is the primary capital of the province, and it has around 80.000 inhabitants.
The most important museum in town is the ‘Museo di Santa Caterina.’ This former ministry building is now turned in to an art gallery and an archaeological collection.
Locanda San Tomaso is a charming B & B in a 14th-century building in the old town. From € 90, - you have a lovely double room, including breakfast. And it's close to the train station.
Hotel Al Fogher is a family-run hotel (Best Western) in a non-scenic but convenient location, 15 minutes’ walk from the historic center and five minutes from the airport by taxi. Book it from € 70, - including breakfast.
Maison Matilda is a boutique hotel in an old palazzo near Piazza Duomo (cathedral square near the same name). From € 149, including breakfast.
Toni del Spin (Via Inferiore 7). Long-established trattoria in the old town, which specializes in local cuisine. Mains € 6, - t / m 14, -.
Ristorante da Pino (Piazza dei Signori 23). This place is one of the three "da Pino" restaurants in the city. Large comfortable restaurant. Main courses € 8- t / m € 19, -; pizzas € 5, - t / m 9 -.
The town center is a 5-10 minute walk from the train station. From Venice, there is a secure train connection. At least two times an hour there is a train.
By bus from the airport, your transfer is the ACTT, bus line 6. This bus leaves in front of the airport and drives to the city's train station. Tickets cost are about € 1, - if you buy them at the airport or when buying at the driver it will cost you € 2, -.
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