We leave for Verona and the city, beautiful and full of history, we can say so much. We show a program for a weekend or for a longer stay, and above all give you advice on what to do, where to stay, where to eat in order not to exceed the spending and guaranteed for quality and service and also great fun!
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Verona is the city of love par excellence, sublimated by the Shakespearean tragedy Romeo and Juliet, but not only that, it is also the city of music who lives in his Arena, a Roman amphitheater located in the historic center, another symbol of the city. Roman-style architecture of this ancient amphitheater from 600 undergoes renovations that keep it as we see it today.
During the summer, the arena becomes the stage of the famous opera festival which sees many singers and bands perform. To the site http://www.arena.it/it-IT/Homeit.html find details and timing.
If you visit Verona, know that even in its surroundings there are cities to see if you have the opportunity and time: Venice, Padua, Vicenza, Mantova, Lake Garda, Trentino destinations that are worth not to miss.
But we enter into the merits of the events that await you in Verona and then let us mention just briefly architectural attractions museums to visit, places not to be missed ...
Offers in Verona - stay packages and concerts not to be missed
In the historic center of Verona
Whether you are passing is that you stay in Verona for a few days, you can enjoy a truly historic center pecualiare, to visit! We start from Piazza Bra, one of the most beautiful squares of the city. In this square is located in the Roman arena. From this square you can walk down Via Mazzini if you want to enjoy the coolest shopping in Verona. Going by Hat arrive at the house of Juliet, through an arc, and you get there you will find the famous balcony and statue in bronze. Worth a visit Piazza delle Erbe, where is the Torre dei Lamberti on which you can climb to enjoy a view of the city. Back in the Piazza delle Erbe, take the Corso Porta Borsari until you reach the ancient entrance to the city, the Porta Borsari.
Near Piazza delle Erbe, is the International Center of Photography of the Excavations Scaliger, a museum that is located alcuini meters below ground. The exhibition spaces unfold in a large area arecheologica an area that includes one of the blocks in which the Roman city was divided by the system of thistles and decumani. The remains of the buildings are dated in the era between the first century BC to the fifteenth century. AD
The historical underground Verona is very rich and allows you to visit many interesting sites.
From Piazza delle Erbe arrive in Piazza dei Signori, where we can observe a bow with a rib of a whale hanging. At the center of the square is a statue of Dante, here is the Palazzo del Comune with the tower, and other institutional buildings. In fact, this square was the site of the public institutions of the city.
The Scaliger Tombs are mausoleums of the most important members of the most powerful lordship of Verona from the end of '200 at the end of '300, a masterpiece of Italian Gothic.
The Scaliger tombs are an expression of the historical context in which it is born the legend of Romeo and Juliet, disputes between Guelph and Ghibelline factions, the rise of the Della Scala family and fights for power that characterized those years.
Castelvecchio is an imposing fortress that was founded in the mid-fourteenth century wanted to Can Grande della Scala II, originally known as Castle of San Martino in Aquaro, houses the civic museum, and is the most important monument of military lordship of Verona.
It 's the most important museum of Verona, which is located in Castelvecchio, and has twenty-nine rooms on different levels and collects the greatest works of Italian art, early Christian, Lombard finds of jewelery, sculptures from the tenth to the fourteenth century, three hundred paintings from the the eighteenth century, weapons and armor made from the fourteenth to the eighteenth century.
The Cathedral of Verona
Not far from the old town is the famous Duomo of Verona - Santa Maria Cathedral Matricolare - has the characteristic appearance of the Romanesque and Gothic periods. Immediately recognize the characteristic structure of Verona in alternating stripes of two different materials on the facade. The basic structure of the cathedral dates back to the eighth century AD Noteworthy is the portal of the facade of Master Nicholas with two magnificent bas-reliefs. In the fifteenth century the cathedral underwent a goticizzazione. The construction of the tower of bright white and was completed only in the twentieth century.
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