Kisses are sweet. Even though Verona lives from the myth of lovers, there is a pretty old town, beautiful alleys, numerous markets, boutiques and many cosy osterias and bars for your physical well-being to discover.
How to get to Verona
The city on the Adige River can be reached in 6 hours by a relaxed train ride from Zurich via Milan. Because the connections by plane are not quite as good, it is advisable to travel by train.
Romeo and Juliet
Everyone knows the story of Romeo and Juliet. The fact that this story takes place in Verona, however, is always forgotten. Since the year 2000 Verona with the world-famous amphitheatre belongs to the world cultural heritage.
Arena di Verona - a «must» for all opera lovers
In the Arena of Verona, once a Roman amphitheatre, the most famous open-air operas are performed every year during the summer months. You should plan this very special spectacle when planning your holidays and pre-order tickets for the Arena, which are very popular.
The Arena is located opposite Piazza Brà, the former Roman meadow and «Pratum», the most interesting part of the city with its alleys and historic buildings. Verona enchants with its romantic charm, seduces with its unexpected squares and likes to show its nobility and long tradition.
Romantic Valentine's Day in Verona
A special tip is Verona on Valentine's Day. The city is decorated with thousands of hearts and there is even a heart-shaped market. Do the same as Romeo and Juliet and swear your eternal love on Valentine's Day, because this is probably the best opportunity to do so.
With us to Verona
We know what you must have seen in Verona and would be happy to advise you on your choice of hotel as well as the arrival and departure options. Are you already looking forward to your next city trip? Drive to Verona and follow in the footsteps of Romeo and Juliet. We wish you a lot of fun!
The Arena di Verona is the world's third largest surviving Roman amphitheatre.
The first opera performance took place in August 1913, on the occasion of Giuseppe Verdi's 100th birthday. Aida, Carmen, Nabucco, La Bohème, Il Barbiere di Seviglia, Turandot, Roberto Bolle Rigoletto and Friends and Tosca.
101st Arena di Verona Opera Festival from 8.6.-7.9.2024
Aida - Opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi. " When: 16.6., 25.6.,29.6., 9.7.,16.7.,21.7.,30.7.,2.8.,13.8.,18.8.,3.9 and.8.9.2023 at 20h45 ** Duration:** Approx. 4 hours incl. intervals.
Carmen - Opera. When: 23.6., 6.7., 11.8.,14.8. and 6.9.2023 at 20h45. Duration: approx. 4 houers.
La Traviata - Opera in 3 acts by Giuseppe Verdi. » When: 10.7., 16.7., 23.7., 7.8., 1.8., 2.9.2021. Duration: approx. 4 hours incl. intervals. Start in June and July at 9.00 pm, otherwise at 8.45 pm. Tickets for the Arena di Verona are currently only available by phone at 031 378 00 66 or by mail to email@example.com.
Turandot - Lyrical drama in 3 acts by Giacomo PucciniPuccini with Anna Netrebko» When: 7.8., 10.8., 19.8., 26.8. and 2.9.22 at 20h45. Duration: approx. 3 ½ hours incl. intervals.
Ballet Roberto Bolle and friends. » When: 3.8.2021 at 8.45 pm. Duration: approx. 2.30 hours. Tickets for the Arena di Verona are currently only available by phone at 031 378 00 66 or by mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beethoven's Gala Sinfony No. 9. » When: 22.8.2021 at 9.30 .pm. Duration: approx. 2 hours incl. break. Tickets for the Arena di Verona are currently only available by phone at 031 378 00 66 or by mail to email@example.com.
Il Barbiera di Siviglia - Opera by Gioachino Rossini. Takes place: 24.6.,30.6.,13.7. and 22.7.2023 at 21.00. Duration: approx. 3 hrs. incl. intervals.