VeniceAfter your week in your house, drop off your car and take the train to Venice. In Venice you'll get around by walking or taking a vaporetto (like a bus on water).
You'll want to visit San Marco square, the Rialto Bridge, the Grand Canal, and some museums, but give yourself some time to get away from the tourists and wander the back streets and small canals to get a real feel for Venetian life. Before lunch, stop in a bar and order some cicchetti (little Venetian snacks) and a glass of wine. More about Visiting Venice and Venice Attractions.
You'll want to spend at least 2 or 3 days in Venice. If you have a longer time, it's possible to rent an apartment for a week here, too.
From Venice you can fly back to Rome or take the train to Milan and fly home from Malpensa Airport, spending a night or two in Milan, Lake Como, or Lake Garda. See Milan to Venice and the Lakes Suggested Travel Itinerary.
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