Verona

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Verona

See a performance in a huge amphitheatre, sample incredible local cuisine and learn exactly why Shakespeare set his famous love story in this beautiful medieval city.

Verona is an iconic city with a rich culture, beautiful architecture and a fine local cuisine. It was in Verona that Shakespeare set his classic love story, Romeo and Juliet. All you have to do is walk through the city’s cobblestone streets and you’ll quickly get a sense of the romance that inspired this story.

Start your visit to the city at the Piazza Bra, the largest piazza in the city and maybe even the country. The square is located just behind the gates of Verona, and is lined by restaurants, bars and major attractions. The monumental Arena di Verona, one of the largest amphitheatres in Italy, dominates the eastern side of the square. The ancient Roman amphitheatre is still a working venue today and plays host to plenty of international artists every year, including Muse and Pearl Jam. Why not coincide your visit with a show by your favourite performer?

Verona's cobbled streets are beautiful to explore on foot. The city is flat, unlike many other ancient cities in Italy, making it much easier to explore. On top of the major sites like the amphitheatre, there are a number of other interesting attractions, such as the Museo di Castel Vecchio, an art collection in a historic castle. Admire the architecture of the Duomo di Verona and attend a morning service by the bishop of Verona. Then of course there’s Juliet’s house, complete with balcony.

Experience the lively atmosphere of the Piazza delle Erbe, a central square with a daily market. Buy some local vegetables from the stalls or dine at one of the restaurants along the square. Verona is renowned for its northern Italian cuisine, often based on rice. Order a hearty risotto with local mushrooms and truffles.

Where to stay in Verona

Hotel Mastino
Hotel Mastino
3 out of 5
Corso Porta Nuova 16, Verona, VR
The price is £78 per night from 9 Nov to 9 Nov
Located in Verona City Centre, this spa hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Verona City Hall, Verona Arena and Piazza Bra. Verona Philharmonic Theatre and Teatro ...
4/5 Very Good! (803 reviews)
"Convenient to square"

Reviewed on 25 Oct 2021

Hotel Mastino
Hotel Accademia
Hotel Accademia
4 out of 5
Via Scala 12, Verona, VR
The price is £97 per night from 2 Nov to 2 Nov
Located in Verona City Centre, this romantic hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Juliet's House and Piazza delle Erbe. Verona Arena and Piazza Bra are also within ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (942 reviews)
"The hotel is located in an excellent position . It is extremely clean and quiet ."

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2021

Hotel Accademia
Hotel Giulietta e Romeo
Hotel Giulietta e Romeo
3 out of 5
Vicolo Tre Marchetti 3, Verona, VR
The price is £81 per night from 2 Nov to 2 Nov
This family-friendly Verona hotel is located in the historical district, within a 5-minute walk of Verona Arena, Verona Philharmonic Theatre and Juliet's House. ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (705 reviews)
"Great location, friendly staff, and a nice ambience."

Reviewed on 11 Oct 2021

Hotel Giulietta e Romeo
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Ai Ponti Verona
Ai Ponti Verona
Lungadige Matteotti, 15, Verona
The price is £73 per night from 1 Nov to 1 Nov
Located in Verona City Centre, this apartment building is steps away from Adige River and Sant'Eufemia. Porta Borsari and Ponte di Pietra are also within 5 minutes. ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (149 reviews)
"Really awesome place to stay, clean, modern and with an amazing view. Definitely recommend…!"

Reviewed on 19 Sep 2021

Ai Ponti Verona
Residenza Palazzo Brenzoni
Residenza Palazzo Brenzoni
Via Duomo 13, Verona, Provincia di Verona
Located in Verona City Centre, this spa apartment building is steps away from Ponte Pietra and Biblioteca Capitolare. Piazza delle Erbe and La Torre dei Lamberti ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (18 reviews)
"A real Palazzo. Super location. Very good to share as family."

Reviewed on 13 Oct 2019

Residenza Palazzo Brenzoni
Residenza Navona Verona
Residenza Navona Verona
piazzetta Navona 6, Verona, Vr
The price is £143 per night from 28 Oct to 28 Oct
Located in Verona City Centre, this apartment building is steps away from Scala della Ragione, Piazza dei Signori and La Torre dei Lamberti. Arco della Costa ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (64 reviews)
Fab 1 night stay
"One night whilst in business in Verona. Got a call the day before to ask what time I would be arriving. Greeted nicely, checked in quickly and taken to room which was superb. No breakfast facility, or dinner. Its all at local bars/restaurants. But dint worry me."

Reviewed on 26 Oct 2018

Residenza Navona Verona
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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