View from St Peters Castle

Best views in Verona

Whenever I go to Italy, I’m always spending time searching out spots which will give me that perfect photograph to show to my friends and family. On a recent trip to Verona, I was happy to come across a lot of different places to give me that picture-perfect view. Here are the most beautiful viewpoints in Verona [ ...More ]

Verona in a Day

Verona is one of Italy’s loveliest cities, sitting prettily in the north of the country. If you’re visiting Lake Garda or Venice this summer, why not consider taking a day trip and exploring the city? It is extremely compact and walkable, meaning it’s easy to take in a lot of the city’s main sights in [ ...More ]

Verona Opera Festival: A Guide

Every year, Verona’s 1st-century Roman amphitheatre transforms into the setting for the Verona Opera Festival. It’s a summer-long series of operas, all performed al fresco on a stage set up within the amphitheatre. Audiences fill the Arena’s seats and take in evening showings of classics like Aida and Tosca. It’s the highlight of Verona’s summer, [ ...More ]

Shakespeare in Veneto – 2016 Events

This year marks 400 years since the death of Shakespeare, who left behind a literary and theatrical legacy unmatched by any other writer in history. The Bard’s love affair with Italy was well-known; many of his best-known plays were set in the Italian region of Veneto. Romeo & Juliet was famously set in Verona; The [ ...More ]

Free things to do in Verona

Armed with a map and some decent shoes, there’s plenty to see and do in Verona that won’t cost you a penny. The city is extremely walkable and notoriously beautiful, so simply taking a stroll and seeing where you end up is half the fun. There’s piazza after piazza full of interesting sites and places [ ...More ]