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Verona
The tales of Romeo and Juliet are alive on the streets of Verona but this alluring city has plenty more to offer.
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  • Flight time from London: 2hr 5min
  • Verona Villafranca Airport: 13km from the city centre; transfer time about 20 min
  • Nearest railway station: Verona Porta Nuova railway station
  • Currency: Euro

A few miles west of Venice, close to the shores of Lake Garda, another treasure is waiting to be discovered. The tales of Romeo and Juliet are alive on the streets of Verona but this alluring city has plenty more to offer.

Pretty churches and bridges set the scene for a romantic break and, whilst your surroundings create a feast for the eyes, one for the stomach is being prepared in every restaurant and café. Throw in the impressive amphitheatre and some excellent art and there are more reasons to visit Verona than you can shake a spear at.

Arena di Verona

This wonderfully preserved amphitheatre was built in the 1st century and still hosts opera performances today.

Juliet’s House

Stand on the balcony from which Juliet declared her love for Romeo in the Shakespearian classic. A statue of her is said to bring good luck in love to anyone who touches it.

Castelvecchio

Located in a medieval castle along the banks of the river, this museum houses a vast collection of sculpture, statues, paintings and ancient weaponry.

Pescheria I Masenini

Located on the site of Verona's Roman fish market, Pescheria I Masenini serves up modern an imaginative seafood dishes.

Osteria da Ugo

Tucked away from the bustling tourist crowds, this elegant restaurant offers a meno of Italian favourites and Venetian classics.

Hostaria La Vecchia Fontanina

Hostaria La Vecchia Fontanina is filled with almoVerona City Breaksst as much history as it is food. Serving up a menu of traditional Veronese dishes and unique, modern creations.

Overview

A few miles west of Venice, close to the shores of Lake Garda, another treasure is waiting to be discovered. The tales of Romeo and Juliet are alive on the streets of Verona but this alluring city has plenty more to offer.

Pretty churches and bridges set the scene for a romantic break and, whilst your surroundings create a feast for the eyes, one for the stomach is being prepared in every restaurant and café. Throw in the impressive amphitheatre and some excellent art and there are more reasons to visit Verona than you can shake a spear at.

Attractions

Arena di Verona

This wonderfully preserved amphitheatre was built in the 1st century and still hosts opera performances today.

Juliet’s House

Stand on the balcony from which Juliet declared her love for Romeo in the Shakespearian classic. A statue of her is said to bring good luck in love to anyone who touches it.

Castelvecchio

Located in a medieval castle along the banks of the river, this museum houses a vast collection of sculpture, statues, paintings and ancient weaponry.

Things to do
Dining

Pescheria I Masenini

Located on the site of Verona's Roman fish market, Pescheria I Masenini serves up modern an imaginative seafood dishes.

Osteria da Ugo

Tucked away from the bustling tourist crowds, this elegant restaurant offers a meno of Italian favourites and Venetian classics.

Hostaria La Vecchia Fontanina

Hostaria La Vecchia Fontanina is filled with almoVerona City Breaksst as much history as it is food. Serving up a menu of traditional Veronese dishes and unique, modern creations.

Shopping
Hidden Gems
DID YOU KNOW?

Verona was the inspiration and setting for one of William Shakespeare's most famous plays, 'Romeo & Juliet'. The play took inspiration from an actual rivalry between two of the city's noble families.

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