Romantic Escapes in Verona

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It is often said that all roads of Verona lead to Rome. This sweet, romantic town is located in northern Italy, and provides you a picturesque escape to the eternal romance of Romeo and Juliet. It is the perfect place for a weekend getaway with your sweetheart. However, if you are planning a tour to Italy, then make sure that you spare a couple of days for Verona as well. This beautiful city is rustic, magnetic and romantically appealing. No wonder, you will always come across and holidaying couples in this city.

Verona from up

Panoramic view of Verona, Italy (are visible the Old Bridge and the Duomo)

Go to the 84, Torre dei Lamberti. This place is perfect for sightseeing and you will get one of the most majestic views of the city. Castel San Pietro is another good place from where the city appears more beautiful than ever. Other places from here the cityscape appears more splendid include the Giardino Giusti. Here, you would be finding Italy’s most beautiful renaissance gardens, complete with its greenery and scenic appeal. If you are visiting the city in summer, then you will also be able to enjoy symphonies and orchestras at the Open Arena, an ancient Roman place for performances built over 2,000 years ago. The annual Opera festival is also held here so you will have plenty of events to look forward to.

Verona San Zeno

Facade and bell tower of the Basilica of San Zeno (X-XI century) in Verona Italy. Is considered one of the masterpieces of Romanesque architecture in Italy

If you are in mood for some authentic and exotic Italian food complete with sea urchin and zucchini, then visit the La Fontanina. Established more than 200 years ago, this Michelin star restaurant is perfect for an elegant meal in town after you have a great evening in the Opera. You can also visit the San Zeno Maggiore Church in the city. It is known for its amazing architecture and is counted as one of the best churches in the city. Ponte Scaligero is another beautiful place to visit. Both these destinations will provide you some of the best memories in pictures.

You can opt for private guided tours as well. A perfect accompaniment for a romantic vacation will be a wine tasting tour. Apart from this, there are cultural tours and heritage tours that will be providing you the most magnificent views of the city coupled with first-hand information about its glorious past. So pack your bags and get ready to write your own love story in the city of Shakespearean romance. It will be a memorable tour that you will remember for a lifetime.

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