Varenna travel guide

Varenna Tourism | Varenna Guide

You're Going to Love Varenna

With a population of 764, Varenna is a must-see destination in Lombardy, Italy. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

When to visit Varenna

Varenna in February
Estimated hotel price
C$ 102
1 night at 3-star hotel
Varenna in February
Estimated hotel price
C$ 102
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Varenna


Although Varenna doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Milan All airports (MIL), which is located 61 km from Varenna. The shortest flight to Varenna from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 15h 10m.


Trenitalia is the most popular train carrier serving Varenna, followed by Italotreno. The train journey from Varenna to Bologna takes 1h 02m and costs around C$ 19 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Varenna, expect to pay about C$ 12 for a 1h 05m trip. The train station in Varenna is called Varenna Esino, and is located 0.7 km from the city centre.


Another option to get to Varenna is to pick up a car rental from Florence, which is about 293 km from Varenna. You’ll find branches of NOLEGGIARE and SURPRICE CAR RENTAL , among others, in Florence.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Varenna, including FlixBus, Itabus and Terravision. From Turin, the bus ride to Varenna takes 153 km and will cost you around C$ 15. From Genoa, the ticket costs about C$ 10 for a journey of 185 km.

Airports near Varenna

Airlines serving Varenna

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
Good (620 reviews)
United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Air Canada
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Etihad Airways
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Ethiopian Air
Good (221 reviews)
ITA Airways
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Aer Lingus
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Where to stay in Varenna

Average rates range from around C$ 302 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 376 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Varenna

Most booked hotels in Varenna

Hotel Belvedere
Excellent (9.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 714+
Grand Hotel Victoria Concept & Spa
Excellent (9.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 2,046+
Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
C$ 998+
Hotel Olivedo
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 262+
Albergo Milano
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 271+
Hotel Fioroni
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
C$ 113+

Renting a car in Varenna

Expect to pay C$ 2.66 per litre in Varenna (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 31.82 and C$ 42.42. Mini (Fiat 500 or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Varenna, while also 66% cheaper than other types, on average.