World famous for being the home of star-crossed lovers in Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, Verona has long enticed people to fall in love with its history and culture. With Roman buildings next door to medieval churches this is a city steeped in history. Holiday apartments in Verona allow visitors to experience this as well as its brilliant shopping and café culture. It is also less than an hour away from the delights of Lake Garda, one of Italy’s most beautiful lakes. Verona is famously associated with opera thanks to the Roman Arena amphitheatre which still hosts both world famous acts and the finest international opera companies.
Experience Verona like a local
The centre of Verona is focused on the Arena and Piazza Bra, which is the perfect spot to people watch with a coffee in the morning and plan the things you want to see and do during your stay. A number of grand buildings can be found nearby including the Palazzo della Gran Guardia and close by is the Casa di Giulietta, the mythical spot where Shakespeare’s Juliet is supposed to have uttered the famous words “Wherefore art thou, Romeo?”. Another popular square in Verona, Piazza delle Erbe hosts a daily market, which is popular with locals buying fresh farmers’ produce. To get the best views over Verona, climb up the Torre dei Lamberti tower, which was originally built in the 12th century. While the Arena, Roman theatre and medieval Duomo cathedral are all worth seeing to experience historic Verona, there are a number of more modern museums in the city, like the Palazzo Forti showcasing modern art from the 1970s onwards. Young Verona can also be enjoyed in the form of Square a design shop meets internet café meets cocktail bar. To enjoy Veronese cuisine, find restaurants like the Michelin star M27 who serve local delicacy gnocchi or pasta made from locally produced polenta. Valpolicella is the most popular local red wine while the crisp white wine Soave is produced to the east of the city.
Renting holiday accommodation in Verona
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