Verona is a city worthwhile to be discovered. Who knows it, loves it and will keep it in the heart forever. It is a city of ancient history starting from the charming amphitheater Arena, which is well known by the lovers of the lyric opera. From the 1913 the Arena hosts the exciting summer lyric season frequented by people from all over the world.
In Verona not only many rich and precious proof of Roman domination are visible but also the remains of the family della Scala, the powerful Lordship, who ruled for 120 years (from the 1262 until the 1387) a huge region from the the river Pò to the river Adige. Various palaces, castles and embattled walls recall to the visitors that glorious time.
For three centuries Verona had been dominated by Venice, who built the walls, the bastions, the doors above the tracks of the ones of Scala time. After the Napoleonic invasion, the city became part of the Lombardo-Veneto subjected to the Habsburg. All these transitions had left remarkable and visible signs in the city. The urban structure is also a masterpiece with his roads and squares, which are natural frames of the various monuments.
Every day many lovers crowd the yard of Juliet's House, attract by the myth of the tragical love between Romeo and Juliet of the Poet William Shakespeare, who made of this tragedy the most famous love and tragic love story of the world.
But the beauty of Verona is not limited to the city center. The city is surrounded by comprehensors, which are worthwile to be visited: the Lessinia of the Cimbri with his deep and green valleys ideal for winter sports, the Soave area with his sweet hills covered by vineyards; the Valpolicella with his villas and his delicious red wines, the “ Basso Veronese” full of rural traditions and castles, the fifty kilometers of the olive trees coast along the Garda Lake.
Not to be forgotten are also the amusement parks, among which Gardaland is certainly the most famous and destination of many families for the fun of adults and children.
Link to discover Verona
The Portal of turistic promotion of Verona
Portale of tourism of Verona
The official site of the Arena of Verona Foundation
The official site of the municipality of Verona
The site of the permanent Theatre of Verona