Tips for your trip to Verona


Verona is not just a beautiful city, the heart of the eternal love story of Romeo and Juliet. It is also the gateway to one of the most beautiful Italian regions. The Veronese hinterland ranges from the great lake Garda to the Alps, a peaceful province crossed by rivers and rich in monuments. Coming on vacation to Verona means being based in one of the most romantic cities in the world. From here you can move to discover an area that tourists do not always fully know.

When to go to Verona

Verona is always beautiful. Every season of the year here has its romantic colours and scents. According to many, the ideal weather conditions are still those of springtime, between March and July. In June,  passing storms are always possible. They however do not disturb that much.

How to get to Verona

Verona is almost in the heart of northern Italy, in an area where several communication routes cross. It can be reached directly via the A4 motorway – exit Verona Sud. Or by taking the A22 to the junction with the A4 and then continuing as described above.

Many bus lines connect Verona to the lake or to Venice. Those arriving by train will get off at the central Porta Nuova Station. The “Catullo” airport is located in Villafranca, 10 km away from the city center. A tested and efficient shuttle bus service connects the airport to the city. But there is ample opportunity to also rent cars. Taxis and private transfers are also available.

How to move in Verona

In Verona you can move comfortably by the public transport network that includes city buses (ATV line) and a nice cableway. This panoramic elevator takes you from the center to Castel San Pietro. Those who love cycling can ride a bike without problems. There is a valid urban bike rental system and the very flat area favors two-wheel trips.

What to see

Juliet’s house is a must. You are in Verona just to experience the emotions of the most beautiful love story in the world. To admire the famous “balcony” or Juliet’s sepulcher will be the itinerary that makes the whole sense of the holiday. Do not miss the Roman Arena theatre, still functional for summer shows, the wonderful Scaliger Bridge – Castelvecchio – on the Adige River and the Basilica of San Zeno.

Porta Nuova, Porta Romana Borsari, Piazza delle Erbe, Piazza dei Signori are worth the visit. Just 30 minutes drive from Verona center stands the most famous amusement park in Italy, GARDALAND. Lake Garda is a little further away and can still be reached in less than an hour’s journey. Take the chance to visit Mantua, 45 minutes drive south. Venice, on the other hand, is an hour and a half drive from the center