Easter Monday 2022 in Venice and beyond: here’s what to do in Veneto

It will be Easter that you will spend not only “with whoever you want” but finally “wherever you want”, after two years of restrictions. Egg hunting, museum visits, workshops, picnics and fat burning activitiesthere is something for all tastes throughout the area.


A few days ago, Homo Faber was launched, the international exhibition of fine crafts on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore, in Venice (homofaber.com): why not spend Easter and Easter Monday here, taking advantage of the two-day combined ticket? The Procuratie Vecchie building in Piazza San Marco also stays open during the holidays, returned to the public after five years of restoration work. Residents can visit the premises free of charge, with ID, student card or Venezia Unica card (thehumansafetynet.org).

Padua, Rovigo and Verona

Art lovers and Culture will freely find the reins in Paduawith the special opening of the Political Museums in Eremitan (padovanet.it) and Palazzo Zabarella, where “From the Romantics to Segantini” is still in progress (lineadombra.it). There are still times available on Sundays and Mondays for the Kandinskij exhibition at the Palazzo Roverella in Rovigo (palazzoroverella.com), and the Palazzo Maffei house museum in Verona, which stretches from Greco-Roman archeology to the twentieth-century international avant-garde (palazzomaffeiverona.com). The exhibition of the largest city in the world built with Lego bricks is suitable for the whole family: it is called “City Booming. A “brick explosion” and has expanded to Tuesday at the bus station at via Lungosile Mattei in Treviso.

Vicenza and the parks

The traditional Campo Marzo festival, in Vicenza, is already in operation and, at celebration days, promises a double round of fun both in the morning and in the evening (open from 10 to 12.30 and from 15 to 23.30). It will be an opportunity to seize it on the move even in Garda parks, which guarantee carefree days: the Gardaland Park ticket lasts two days, to be combined with a visit to the Gardaland Sea Life Aquarium (gardaland.it); Movieland Theme Park extends visiting hours by offering to live in a movie for the whole week (canevaworld.it). Egg hunting and wildlife training workshops at Parco Natura Viva in Bussolengo (parconaturaviva.it). Sigurtà Park is also open daily and already on Friday offers a delicious Easter egg hunt for children aged 4 to 10 (safea.it).

The hills of Eugenios

Easter Monday in the Euganean Hills ensures that opportunities missed in the past two years will be recovered: Frassanelle Park is open on both Friday and Saturday from 10am.with a visit to the Villa by appointment at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.), while Monday will host the most anticipated event of the season, namely the Easter Monday picnic which includes, among many activities, the creation of kite and egg tickets, the orientation competition, the small Kamishibai theater, the treasure hunt down . the parachute, the egg hunt in the park, the Easter puzzles, the Irish music lesson and, from 15:00 onwards, dancing to live Irish music (info@frassanelle.it).

Tastings and street food

Tastings, gourmet street food, herbal cocktails, yoga, tai chi and fitness workshops, but also vintage markets, creative workshops for children and agility areas for dogs These are just some of the Chic Nic suggestions at Piazzola sul Brenta (Padua), at Villa Contarini’s 60,000 square feet (60,000 sq.m.): 24 hours will be enough to enjoy this Easter Monday.

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April 15, 2022 (change April 18, 2022 | 07:29)


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