Malcesine travel guide

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You're Going to Love Malcesine

With a population of 2,929, Malcesine is a must-see destination in Veneto, Italy.

When to visit Malcesine

Malcesine in June
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Malcesine in June
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Malcesine


Although Malcesine doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Verona Airport (VRN), which is located 26 miles from Malcesine. The shortest flight to Malcesine from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 33h 40m.


Trenitalia is the most popular train carrier serving Malcesine, followed by ÖBB. The train journey from Malcesine to Venice takes 1h 13m and costs around $24 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Rome, expect to pay about $42 for a 3h 13m trip.


Another option to get to Malcesine is to pick up a car hire from Milan, which is about 81 miles from Malcesine. You’ll find branches of Sixt and Hertz, among others, in Milan.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Malcesine, including FlixBus, Itabus and GoOpti. From Venice, the bus ride to Malcesine takes 105 miles and will cost you around $27. From Milan, the ticket costs about $24 for a journey of 115 miles.

Airports near Malcesine

Airlines serving Malcesine

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
Good (2,060 reviews)
Air France
Good (838 reviews)
United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
Good (4,030 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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Cathay Pacific
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Where to stay in Malcesine

Average rates range from around $202 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $218 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Malcesine

Most booked hotels in Malcesine

Wellness Hotel Casa Barca (Adult Only)
Excellent (9.4, Excellent reviews)
Hotel Castello Lake Front
Excellent (9.2, Excellent reviews)
Bellevue San Lorenzo
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
Beach Hotel Du Lac Malcesine
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
Hotel Ilma
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
SunHotel Majestic Palace
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)

Hiring a car in Malcesine

Expect to pay $3.61 per litre in Malcesine (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $43.31 and $57.74. The most frequently booked car type in Malcesine is Economy (Fiat Panda or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Fiat 500X or similar) is, on average, 42% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.