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Verona

MONUMENTS IN VERONA

DISCOVER THE BEST ATTRACTIONS OF VERONa

The ancient city of Verona, through its many historical and artistic monuments, will leave you breathless. Rich in history and numerous attractions such as the Arena, Castelvecchio, the Arche Scaligere, Juliet’s balcony, the Churches, Piazza Erbe and Piazza dei Signori. In this magnificent place you can admire the charm and splendor of a timeless city, for a memorable experience.

MONUMENTS IN VERONA

Arena of verona

Erected in the 1st century D.C. the Arena of Verona is the oldest Roman amphitheater with the best conservation in the world made up of 72 double stone arches that create an ellipse one hundred and ten meters long and one hundred and forty meters long. Furthermore, the Arena is the main icon of our beautiful city. Throughout the year and especially in the summer it is used for opera and for concerts by famous singers at an international level.

MONUMENTS IN VERONA

piazza erbe

The most beautiful square in the world according to a research done by the Marilena Ferrari foundation. Piazza delle Erbe in Verona is a historic city square built on top of the Roman forum. Once it was the beating heart of commerce and political life, but over the years the buildings have left space for medieval structures.

ATTRACTIONS in VERONA

house of jUliet

Between 1594 and 1596 Shakespeare wrote the most famous tragedy in the world: Romeo and Juliet. It represents the most ancient example of perfect love opposed by society. Verona is the ideal setting for this fantastic love story as the historic centre has a particularly romantic atmosphere. According to popular opinion, whoever writes an oath of love with his partner, attaching it to the wall, will be eternally happy and faithful with it.

MONUMENTS IN VERONA

Castelvecchio

Castelvecchio is a beautiful castle perfectly maintained at the intersection between via Roma and corso Cavour, in ancient times it was called the castle of San Martino in Aquaro. It is the largest military monument of the Scaligera family of Verona. Inside there is an ancient bridge from which you can enjoy a spectacular view of the river Adige. Today it is the seat of the Civic Museum of Verona with one of the largest collections of Italian art.

 

MONUMENTS IN VERONA

CHURCHES VERONA

Verona has five Churches of inestimable historical relevance. The Basilica of San Zeno is perhaps the best Romanesque masterpiece in Italy. The Cathedral of Verona, also called Cathedral of Santa Maria Matricolare, is perhaps the most beautiful church in the city. The church of San Fermo Maggiore is another sugegstiva cathedral in the historic center of Verona. The Church of San Lorenzo is one of the oldest churches, its construction dates back to the fourth century. Last but not least is the Church of Sant’Anastasia near the bend of the river Adige and Ponte Pietra.