What to do in Verona and Valpolicella
What to do in Verona and Valpolicella
Verona is often called the most romantic city in Italy. But it’s not just because of Romeo & Juliet. Love is everywhere in Valpolicella Verona: the historic center, as well as the Torricelli, the gentle hills that embrace the city, and the provincial areas, offering unique views. Verona tours are ideal for romantic weekends, to let yourself be mesmerized by the local beauty.
Just a few kilometers from Verona a beautiful hill area named Valpolicella is situated. It ranks just after Chianti region in total Italian Denominazione di Origine Controllata (DOC) wine production. It is also world-famous for its red wines, in particular for the symbolic wine of this territory: Amarone.
Discover the Verona food tours with our tailor-made itineraries through family-run wineries famous all over the world.
Wineries that have a centuries-old or more recent tradition, small cellars in farmhouses, or majestic villas that take your breath away. Tours in Verona are filled with picturesque scenery of the rolling hillsides, and precious vines, punctuated only by stately villas and charming medieval towns.
If you are wondering what to see in Verona, the Following are the destinations of interest.
1. Vineyards and wine Tasting
Valpolicella and Verona are two popular wine regions in Italy.
Valpolicella is known for its light red wines, while Verona is known for its red wines. Vineyards are everywhere in this region and it’s a must-see place for wine lovers.
Verona has the most famous wine-producing region in Italy. They are not only known for their red wines, but also for their white wines. These are some of the best wineries to visit in Valpolicella and Verona.
What to do in Verona?
> Visit a vineyard: Vinazzano
> Visit a wine tasting: Cantine Poderi Collina (Verona)
> Take a tour of the winery: Casa Vinicola Martinengo (Valpolicella)
> Taste some wine: Casa delle Vigne (Valpolicella)
2. Visit Piazza Bra
The Piazza Bra is a beautiful square in the center of Valpolicella. This area is home to many restaurants and cafes. It’s also known for its open-air concerts and festivals.
A walking tour in Verona will take you to Piazza Bra. It is famous for its history and architecture, as well as its location. It was built in the 15th century, and it has been used for various functions like markets, fairs, and festivals.
It is also one of the most popular tourist attractions in Italy with many visitors every year. It was even used as a location for some scenes in “The Da Vinci Code.”
3. See the Arena
The Arena was built in Roman times and it has been used for many different purposes over the centuries. Today, it hosts concerts, sporting events, and cultural events. It also has a large number of shops selling all kinds of souvenirs from Italy and around the world.
“The Arena” was once used as an arena for gladiatorial combat, but now it’s a place where people come to watch sporting and other events.
4. Climb the 13th century Torre dei Lamberti
The Torre dei Lamberti is a 13th-century tower in the center of Valpolicella and Verona, Italy. It is a must-see sight for anyone visiting the area.
The tower is located on Piazza del Duomo, which is one of the most beautiful piazzas in all of Italy. The piazza features a beautiful fountain that has been around since the 12th century and is surrounded by some of the most sought-after restaurants in all of Italy.
5. Take a romantic stroll along the river
Take a stroll by the river, which is lined with trees, or look at the views from atop one of the many churches on top of the hills that surround this city.
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