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City break in Verona. Active leisure ideas for Verona - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Castello di Sirmione Without a doubt, shopping remains one of main entertainments of travelers. Luxury boutiques and modern shopping centers, souvenir shops and interesting markets welcome visitors simply every day. A large part of luxury shops and boutiques is located on Corso Santa Anastasia Street. This is a great place to purchase fashionable apparel from top designers of Italy. Via Mazzini is an ideal place for walks. The street is home to numerous attractive shops and several interesting restaurants, as well as architectural and historical places of interest.
The local cuisine is quite diversified. Chefs of Verona are the authors of many well-known dishes that are popular among gourmets around the world. Each restaurant of national cuisine will … Open
Corso Porta Borsari Street is the location of wonderful clothing stores. Here you will find shopping pavilions that sell classic casual clothing and holiday apparel, and, of course, numerous pretty accessories. Tourists, who prefer to purchase antiques as souvenirs, are recommended to visit the market located on San-Zeno Square. Among the goods sold here you will find beautiful paintings and antique statues, utensils made of precious metals, as well as a lot of other interesting crafts and antiques.
Most popular souvenir shops are located close to Juliet's house. It should be noted that miniature figurines depicting Shakespeare's characters remain the leaders in turns of popularity among souvenirs. Verona Centro Commerciale Le Corti Venete and Grand'Affi Shopping Center are the most popular large-scale shopping centers. The latter is located near Lake Garda and offers customers a wide selection of products, starting from clothes and shoes by local manufacturers to exotic plants and crafts. Local wine is a no less popular souvenir, which can be purchased in one of numerous specialty shops. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Piazza delle Erbe is the most famous square of Verona. Near it you will find several major architectural landmarks of the city. Here you will see the beautiful palace of Maffei, as well as … Open
People, who want to escape from bustle of the city and spend a day outdoors, are recommended to visit the beautiful garden of Giusti (Palazzo e Giardino Giusti). There is an ancient palace in the territory of the garden. The palace is surrounded by cypresses and huge flower beds on all sides. During a walk through the shady alleys of the garden, travellers will see beautiful statues and fountains depicting ancient heroes. Some of the figures are made of rare red marble.
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Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in Verona

Osteria Mondodoro
Where: via Mondo d’oro, 4, Verona;
Osteria Le Vecete
Where: via Pellicciai, 32/a, Verona; Telephone: +39 045 594 748;
Osteria Sottoriva
Where: via Sottoriva, 9, Verona; Telephone: +39 045 801 4323;
Caffè Brasserie Filippini
Where: piazza Erbe, 26, Verona; Telephone: +39 045 800 4549;
Osteria Del Bugiardo
Where: Corso Porta Borsari, 17, Verona; Telephone: +39 045 591 869;
Discoteca Berfi’s Club
Where: via Lussemburgo, 1, Verona; Telephone: +39 045 508 024;
Rivamancina
Where: Vicolo Quadrelli, 1, Verona; Telephone: +39 045 594 976;
Reference information
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Verona
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale delle Dolomiti Bellunesi' , 114.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale dello Stelvio' , 118.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   World Heritage Site 'The Dolomites' , 126.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale dell’Appennino Tosco-Emiliano' , 129.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Verona
♥   Amusement park 'Playplace' Verona, 0.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Movieland Studios' Lazise, 21 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Gardaland' Castelnuovo del Garda, 21.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'AdventureLand Borno' Borno, 84.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Carosello Park' Sottomarina, 137.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Verona
♥   Water park 'Canevaworld' Lazise, Verona, 21.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Le Vele Acquapark' San Gervasio Bresciano, Brescia, 66.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Mirabilandia Beach' Savio, Ravenna, 158.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Verona
♥   Restaurant 'Vittorio Emanuele' Verona. Type - Italian. 0.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Il Salotto Bistrot' Verona. Type - Italian. 0.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Osteria Mondodoro' Verona. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Trattoria I Masenini' Verona. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'L’Oste Scuro' VERONA. Type - Seafood. 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

City tours, excursions and tickets in Verona and surroundings

Sites around Verona from our surveys on extreme Earth places

Arena di Verona

From the series “Ancient amphitheaters and arenas, that are still operational”
In 1117, the building was badly damaged during the earthquake, part of its outer ring was destroyed. Its stones were used by locals to build residential and farm buildings. In the Middle Ages, the ancient arena was used to execute heretics and conduct knight tournaments, and in the 18th and 19th centuries it was used to hold bullfight. Since 1913, the Verona Arena is a permanent venue for opera performances, which everyone can visit. Arena di Verona is considered the largest and most visited opera theater of the planet, which annually receives about 600000 spectators. … Read further

Pasubio

From the series “Most spectacular mountain roads”
One of the most dangerous sections of the route is considered the one passing through the rocks and including a small tunnel. There are no barriers on this section of the route so road users are literally in a few inches from the deep abyss. According to the stories of local residents, the first mountain trail in this area was built thousands of years ago. With the advent of motor vehicles the road has been slightly improved. But still a trip on the highway Pasubio by car remains an incredibly dangerous event. Many tourists prefer walking down the road on foot as some of its sections offer fantastic views of the mountains. … Read further
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City break ideas for neighbours of Verona

Guide to your best city break in Verona - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Verona - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Verona?' disappears immediately.
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