Verona is the city of “romantic tourism”. It can boast of one of the most beautiful Italian historical centres: declared Unesco world heritage, it’s characterized by its architecture and medieval structure, the
picturesque streets, full of Osteria’s and historical boutiques, its bridges on the River Adige and its beautiful squares.
For its romantic atmosphere, Verona has been chosen by William Shakespeare as location for “Romeo & Juliet”, its most famous tragedy.
This is what you will discover in this city, that has been influenced by different times.
The Lake Garda is the largest Italian lake and it can be reached driving half an hour from Verona. It’s a highly appreciated touristic attraction, as it’s enriched by charming small towns: from Sirmione, famous for its castle and thermal baths, to Bardolino, Lazise and Malcesine, historical villages where to relax and have nice walks on the lake front. The neighbourhood is also enriched by theme parks: the most famous is Gardaland.
Borghetto sul Mincio
Classified as one of the most beautiful Italian villages, Borghetto is a medieval town crossed by the River Mincio and famous for its Ponte Visconteo and the presence of ancient mills, that were used for the milling of wheat and cereals.
Verona in Love
For Valentine’s day, Verona is lighted up by hundreds of lights shaped like hearts and offers many theme events, markets, music events and books’ presentations.
Christmas in Verona
During Christmas time, the old town is decorated with lights and Piazza dei Signori hosts the characteristic small wooden houses of “Christkindlmarkt”: around 60 exhibitors sell their typical, traditional handcrafted products, like glass, wooden and ceramic decorations, gift ideas and food specialties. Visiting Christmas Markets in Verona means feeling in a fairy-tale, where Romeo and Juliet, in this city of lovers, can kiss under the mistletoe in the hand of Dante.
VeronaFiere is one of the most important exhibition centers in Italy and is famous mainly for yearly shows like Motorbike Expo, Vinitaly, Marmomacc e FieraCavalli.