Verona is undoubtedly one of the most celebrated tourist destinations in Northern Italy. Drenched in culture and renowned for its opera, this particular destination is popular with those that wish to combine sightseeing, history, culture and cuisine.
With a number of attractions to explore, you’ll never be short of things to do and see in Verona.
Reasons to visit
With a pleasant climate and a wealth of sightseeing adventures to embark on, Verona is a popular holiday hotspot. The city’s historical elements make it a great destination for those that wish to learn about the sights and sounds of another culture. In fact, many of the Roman monuments here have been named UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Things to see and do
There are a variety of attractions to choose from, including Juliet’s Balcony, Juliet’s 13th century house and the Verona Opera Festival. It’s well worth taking the time to take a wander around the city and to take in some of the many examples of grand Gothic architecture too.
If you fancy a spot of shopping then a trip to one of Verona’s celebrated shopping streets is highly recommendable. The Corso Porta Borsari offers an insight into true Italian lifestyle where you’ll find an abundance of ice cream parlours, gossiping locals and a well-preserved Roman gate.
A trip to Piazza delle Erbe – the city’s most famous square – is a must when in Verona. Merchant houses, towers, statues and palaces all stand proudly here whilst an abundance of cafes and quaint eateries appear dotted around the side lines.
If you prefer to explore further afield, April is the ideal time to visit Verona and a road trip spent discovering the many vineyards surrounding the city is a great way to tempt your taste buds with some of the region’s finest beverages.
Verona is an extremely romantic destination and aside from being a great family hotspot, it’s also ideal for couples. With a scattering of romantic riverside eateries and a variety of cosy wine bars, it’s easy to see why Verona is described as the city of love.
The climate here is warm and pleasant, which makes it a great spot to sightsee as it’s never too humid. The warmest month of the year is July so take this into consideration when booking your holiday.
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