7 Easy Day Trips from Verona by Train

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The fabled City of Romeo & Juliet is one of my favourite places in Italy. And thanks to its excellent rail connections, Verona is one of the best bases for visiting other destinations in the Veneto region and beyond. I know because I have done exactly that. Whether you want to relax by the shores […]

Top 10 Luxury Hotels in Verona, Italy in 2024

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Are you planning to visit Verona, perhaps using it as a base to explore the Veneto and Lake Garda? Returning to a comfortable hotel after a busy day sightseeing is a smart move.  But which are the best luxury hotels in Verona? As a two-time visitor, this is where I can help. Spend your hard-earned […]

Shakespeare’s Verona: A Romeo and Juliet Treasure Hunt in the City of Love

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Two households, both alike in dignity (In fair Verona, where we lay our scene), From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. William Shakespeare based or part-based 13 of his plays in Italy. Romeo and Juliet is the most famous of his two plays set in the northern city of Verona. But […]

Is the Verona Card Worth It in 2024? An Honest Review

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As a symbol of love across the globe and home to a show-stopping Roman Arena, Verona is a worthy addition to your travel bucket list. And like many Italian cities, it has a tourist pass. But is the Verona Card worth it? The bottom line is that I saved almost €20 with the Verona Card […]