WELCOME to Verona
Verona is one of the most visited cities in Italy. It is home to Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, it is famous for its Roman ruins and the beautiful Roman Arena, which hosts an international standard Opera Season every year in summer. Verona and its outskirts are blessed by beauty: rolling hills with endless vineyards, orchards, fields, rivers and canals, all interspersed between ancient and modern towns, towers, bridges, forts, churches and ruins. Visiting possibilities are endless!
In proximity to Verona, within the Veneto Region, there are other cities of international importance: Padua, home to one of the earliest universities in the world and also home to the beautiful Scrovegni Chapel, which contains Giotto’s finest cycle of frescoes. Then there is Venice, the jewel of Italy and now a World Heritage Site in its entirety, renowned for the beauty of its setting, its architecture and its artworks. Nearby Verona, there is the stunning Garda Lake and the beautiful Italian Alps, which are snowcapped all winter and a popular year-round destination for skiing, trekking, rock-climbing, paragliding and mountain bike enthusiasts.