Verona: City of Romance

Reliving memories of a small, beautiful city. A MUST visit for any Italy/European trip.

Orna O'Reilly: Travelling Italy

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As I hit Autostrada Serenissima – less romantically known as the A4 – on my way to Verona, I was looking forward to my day out, courtesy of Walks of Italy. I had been invited to participate in their latest offering: a day in Veronaexploring most of the major sites.

Verona is a wealthy and beautiful city in the Veneto region of northern Italy. Situated along the banks of the River Adige, it was originally colonised by the Romans in 89 BC and is most famous today as the setting for Shakespeare’s play “Romeo and Juliet”. Verona is also well known for its huge amphitheatre, the Arena, which hosts an annual open-air opera festival in summer and various concerts throughout the year.

Arena

The city is great for shops too; its wonderful pedestrianised area is home to all the top designer outlets, which, coupled with its Roman monuments and…

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