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General Information of Verona
Travel to Verona, a city located in Northern Italy, known for its rich history, culture and art. It is also the location of Shakespeare's famous work Romeo and Juliet.
With its charming medieval streets, beautiful squares and architectural monuments, Verona is a popular destination for tourists.
This city was an important center for trade and commerce since the Romans first century.
Its medieval architecture and art can be seen in the different landmarks located around the city, but we can also find masterpieces of Renaissance and Baroque periods where they also played an important role.
Explore the beauty of a trip to Verona with our different options of tours and excursions.
What to See in Verona
If you are interested in visiting Verona, you must not miss the different squares and infrastructures distributed all over this ancient city.
Piazza Bra is the main square of the city of Verona, located in the heart of the city.
Near the square, we can find beautiful buildings like Arena di Verona, The Palazzo Barberi, and the Loggia del Consiglio.
It's also Verona's City Hall and the perfect place to relax and enjoy the charming ambiance of Verona. Piazza Bra is also the site of many events and festivals throughout the year, such as the Verona Wine Fair, the Verona Jazz Festival, and many more.
Arena di Verona
This Roman amphitheater is one of the best-preserved in the world and still hosts operas, concerts, and other events today. You can find different tours of the Arena and learn more about it there.
Piazza delle Erbe
Piazza delle Erbe is one of the oldest squares of Verona. It's located in the heart of the city. The square is also home to the city’s central market with many local shops and food stops.
Right in the middle of the square, we can find the Fountain of Madonna Verona, a beautiful sculpture that dates back to the 14th century.
An impressive Gothic structure that dates back to the 14 th century and is dedicated to the Virgin Mary.
It houses beautiful monuments and other works of art as the tomb of the patron saint of Verona, Saint Zeno.
A medieval castle built in the 14 th century by the powerful Scaligeri family and served as a fortress and residence.
The castle is now the Castelvecchio Museum, where we can find art from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.
For those interested in the famous story of Romeo and Juliet, the balcony that is said to be the one from which Juliet appeared to Romeo.
Verona Opera Festival
A popular event that takes place in the city every year. It takes place in the stunning Arena di Verona.
A river that crosses the city is a perfect place to walk through and it's possible to take a boat tour to explore the city’s surroundings.
Traditional Food of Verona
Verona's traditional dishes are rich in flavor and a reflection of the culture and agricultural local ingredients.
Some of the most popular dishes of Verona:
- Risotto all' Amarone: a creamy risotto cooked with Amarone wine, which is a local red wine, and usually served with beef or venison.
- Bigoli in salsa: a traditional pasta dish made with thick spaghetti-like noodles called bigoli and served with a sauce made from anchovies, onions and breadcrumbs.
- Pasta e Fasoi: a hearty pasta dish made with borlotti beans and served with bacon, sausage, and Parmesan cheese.
- Polenta e Osei: a traditional dish of Verona made with polenta (cornmeal) and served with small game birds such as quail or partridge.
- Bollito Misto: a hearty stew made with beef, pork, chicken, and veal.
- Tiramisu: a popular dessert made with mascarpone cheese, ladyfingers, cocoa powder, and espresso.
Verona also has a very world-known wine, the Bardolino and Bardolino Superiore, Italian red wines produced along the province of Verona.
Romeo and Juliet: A Timeless Love Story in the City of Verona
The city of Verona is known for being the setting of Shakespeare's famous play, Romeo and Juliet. The play tells the story of two young lovers from feuding families who meet and fall in love in Verona.
It is possible to visit the places mentioned in the play, such as Juliet's Balcony, where the famous scene of Romeo declaring his love to Juliet took place.
It is also possible to visit Juliet's house, where visitors can see the famous statue of Juliet and have a photo with her.
01How Do I Get to Verona?
Verona can be reached by plane. The airport is located about 10 kilometers from the city center. By train, Verona has 2 main train stations (Verona Porta Nuova and Verona Porta Vescovo). And it’s also possible to arrive by bus or car.
02How far is the Airport from the city?
The nearest airport to Verona is Verona Villafranca Airport, which is located about 10 kilometers from the city center. The airport offers flights to and from destinations across Europe, as well as some international destinations. From the airport, you can take a bus, or taxi, or rent a car to get to the city center.
03What is the best time to travel to Verona?
The best time to travel to Verona depends on your preferences and what you want to see and do in the city, but our suggestions are to visit Verona between April and June or September to November when the weather is mild and the city is less crowded.
04How long should I plan to stay in Dubrovnik?
In general, a stay of 4-5 days would allow you to see the main sights, enjoy the local food and culture, attend an opera or two and have time for some day trips.
05What do I need to travel to Verona?
To travel to Verona, you must have a valid passport, if you are from outside the EU, or your ID card.