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Colors of Verona - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Cloister of Basilica di San Zeno Many people think of a touching love story of Romeo and Juliet when they hear the word “Verona”. Indeed, the plot of the famous tragedy by Shakespeare took place here. Each year the city hosts the most romantic festival in the world - Verona in Love - which always attracts a large number of travelers. The festival starts February 12 and lasts for three days. As you can guess from the name, the main theme of the festival is triumph of love. During three days streets of Verona are decorated huge posters, lights and balloons in the shape of hearts. You can see words on these huge colorful posters - lovers use them to confess their feelings. The celebration traditionally attracts a large number of couples.
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
During the festival the streets of the city become the location for wonderful presentations, interesting events and fairs, where visitors can various interesting souvenirs and gifts for their beloved ones. The main celebrations are held near the house of Juliet, as well as on St. Anastasia Square. The biggest fair is located on Dei Signori Square. Stalls here are set in heart shape. You will see many interesting gifts, sweets and decorations in these festive outlets. Rides in beautiful carriages drawn by white horses are another very popular entertainment among vacationers.
Numerous restaurants of the city also prepare special offers for their guests. You will simply not find such a huge amount of romantic dishes at any other holiday - cakes in the shape of hearts, candy and fruit salads decorated in festive style will surely be a great addition to the holiday. Fans of unusual events have an opportunity to visit tasting events and master classes dedicated to cooking dishes from aphrodisiacs, and fans of excursions will be offered to visit the most romantic places of Verona. Copyright
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
It’s worth noting that Verona attracts a large number of couples not only during the festival. This is a popular place to conduct solemn wedding ceremonies and honeymoon vacations, celebrating wedding anniversaries and other memorable dates. The unique atmosphere of romance and mystery is always found in Verona. This is a beautiful and charming city with interesting and multifaceted culture.
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Verona
♥   Cattedrale di S. Maria Assunta, Verona, 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Zenone, Verona, 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Teresa di Gesù Bambino in Tombetta, Verona, 2.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Santuario-Basilica di S. Maria della Pace, Verona, 4.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica della Madonna della Corona, Spiazzi di Ferrara di Monte Baldo, 25.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica S. Barbara, Mantova, 34.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cattedrale di S. Pietro Apostolo, Mantova, 34.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Survived castles around Verona
♥   Castle 'Castelvecchio' Verona, 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Montorio' , 5.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Badile Castle' , 15.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Rocca Malaspina' Monterenzio, 18.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Valeggio Castle' Valeggio, 22.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castel d’Ario Castle' Castel d’Ario, 27.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Volta Mantovana Castle' Volta Mantovana, 29.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Verona. Learn the best periods to visit Verona to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Verona. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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