Surrounded by ancient history, Roman ruins, medieval vestiges, antique palaces and parishes, Verona is bursting with beauty and charm. A vivacious city of art, you can expect an array of elegant eateries, couture shops and architectural masterpieces which, when teamed together, offer a luxury holiday you’ll never forget.
Centuries of history rolled into one city, best known for its Shakespearean associations, an atmosphere of renaissance romance seamlessly lives on. Verona continues to entice tourists thanks to its pretty pizzerias, picturesque rivers, fascinating bridges and castles, making it an ideal spot for couples.
A picture-perfect city steeped in culture is just waiting to be explored. Think ancient cobbled streets dappled in sunlight, cosy street restaurants serving risotto and lasagne and stunning cathedrals, where every carving tells a story.
Pigments of ochre and yellow, glow down the narrow pavements, enhanced by pretty window shutters, enchanting cafes and scented flora. Lively locals, colourful eateries, charming bars and an array of boutique shops will help you settle in, in no time.
Just beyond the city gates lie vineyards, lakes, hills and mountains, making Verona all that you wished for and more! Embark on a little wine tasting or take a leisurely stroll as you lap up the surreal beauty that surrounds you.
Verona’s hotel offerings tick all the boxes for an authentic taste of Italy. With ancient charm and rich Romanesque and Gothic architecture, the hotels will seduce you with their exteriors. Inside, take your pick from chic, contemporary décor or timeless elegance. If traditional is what you like then you won’t be disappointed with the wooden beams, classic white furnishings and stunning Italian marble bathrooms on offer.
While only some of the hotels offer tranquil spas with indoor and outdoor areas that flow blissfully into one another, one thing you can be sure of is that your mouth will be continuously watering. Think rich Italian dishes accompanied by fine red wine served al fresco on pretty terraces! You’re in Italy after all so you’re almost guaranteed a flavour explosion with every mouthful.
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For panoramic vistas of Verona and nearby mountains a visit to Torre Dei Lamberti is a must! The 84m-high watch tower sports an octagonal bell and boasts the best views in the city. A lift whisks you up the majority of floors but you’ll have to walk the last few storeys yourself… don’t forget to look around.
Good to know
- Nearest Airport: Verona Airport
- Must See: Juliet's House
- Instagram Opportunity: The Arena
- In A Word: Romantic
Best Time To Travel
|Jan: 2°c||Feb: 4°c||Mar: 9°c|
|Apr: 12°c||May: 17°c||Jun: 21°c|
|Jul: 24°c||Aug: 23°c||Sep: 20°c|
|Oct: 14°c||Nov: 7°c||Dec: 4°c|