Once known as the painted city, Verona is an endearing UNESCO World Heritage City in the Veneto region of Northern Italy. A visit to this charming city and you will instantly fall in love with its medieval piazzas! Located just a stone’s throw from the famous balcony of Shakespearean fictional star-crossed lovers is Piazza delle… Continue reading Piazza delle Erbe | Verona City Guide | Things to do in Verona
Just off the beautiful bustling square of Piazza delle Erbe in the romantic city of Verona is Torre dei Lamberti or simply the Lamberti Tower. It is a remarkable medieval clock tower and an important piece of architecture in Verona’s urban structure. At 84 metres high, the Torre dei Lamberti is the tallest tower in… Continue reading Torre dei Lamberti | Lamberti Tower | Verona
One of the oldest in the charming city of Verona, in northern Italy, the Mazzanti Houses is a group of frescoed Renaissance houses. The building is breathtakingly beautiful, painted in both subtle and vibrant colours. They are located from via Mazzanti and all the way round to Corso Sant Anastasia, facing one of the most… Continue reading Mazzanti Houses, Verona | Things to do in Verona
Besides the museum at Palazzo Maffei, visitors could treat themselves to an elegant dinner and wine tasting occasion in the cellars of the Roman ruins at the Maffei Restaurant. Tucked away from the main square, almost hidden if you are not aware of it is the Maffei Restaurant. Lookout for the arch that leads to… Continue reading Palazzo Maffei Verona | What to do at this Baroque masterpiece
Verona at a glance is a quick overview of what to expect and what you need to know when visiting this City of Love. Although, Verona is a city popularly known for the greatest love story ever told, Romeo and Juliet, it is a city often overlooked by travellers whose sights are set on the… Continue reading Verona at a glance | Verona City Guide | An overview of what to expect
Photo credit to Airbnb: Romeo & Juliet/Juliet’s House “Fair Verona” is what he called this enchanting City. William Shakespeare chose Verona to be the romantic backdrop for the second of his ten tragedies, Romeo and Juliet. It was the first romantic tragedy ever written and one that made Verona famous as one of the romantic… Continue reading Romeo and Juliet in Fair Verona | An indefinable, undeniable power of enduring love that lives on in so many ways!
Getting around Verona is easy and may not require the use of public transportation. This is because Verona is a compact city which centres around two historic piazzas, Piazza Bra and Piazza delle Erbe. These two historic piazzas provide easy access to the best of the beaten track either because these attractions are within the… Continue reading Getting around Verona | Public transport and best ways to explore
Located in the historic centre of Verona, and next to the welcoming medieval gates of I Portoni della Brà, sits the majestic Renaissance Gran Guardia Palace | Palazzo della Gran Guardia. The Gran Guardia Palace is one of Verona’s most important historic buildings. It had been used for various military purposes over the centuries. However,… Continue reading Majestic Gran Guardia Palace | Palazzo della Gran Guardia | Verona
Simply known as Bra, Piazza Bra is the main square and heart of life in Verona. It is one of the largest squares in Italy as well as in Europe. Located inside the City’s gates, Piazza Bra is a beautiful and an expansive square. It’s like a huge arrival hall from whence you get to… Continue reading Piazza Bra | Verona | Best 7 experiences!
Renowned as a Veronese monument, the Verona Arena (Arena di Verona) is the oldest and the largest open-air amphitheatre in the world. This Roman marvel is impressive from all angles. It was constructed in the 1st century and is one of the best preserved of its kind. It sits in Piazza Bra, dominating the heart… Continue reading Verona Arena | A piece of medieval marvel that can’t be missed