Top 10 things to do whilst in Verona this summer

By Kevin Collins | Verona Opera Holidays, Unique Events, Romantic Escapes | Posted 05 Aug 2013


1.       Attendi the open air Verona Opera in the spectacular Roman arena

2.      Take the lift up the Torre dei Lamberti for the panoramic views over Verona

3.      Have a post opera drink in the open-air Piazza Bra after the opera and watch the stars leave the arena

4.      Take a relaxed lunch by the Ponte Pietra in Verona listening to the river and overlooking Castel San Pietro

5.      Grab a private moment on Juliet’s balcony with your beloved 

6.      Visit Chiesa Anasatsia for its ornate decoration

7.      Dine at Marchetti restaurant before the opera - excellent food and wonderful atmosphere

8.     Visit the brand new Opera Museum - the only one in the world- to get you in the mood

9.      Frequent any of the amazing ice cream stops just to try all the flavours

10.     Try the local whites and reds and in particular Amarone- all delicious Valpolicella wines

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About Kevin Collins

Kevin grew up in the wilds of Africa and with family scattered all over the world was introduced to long haul travel from an early age. This turned into a lifelong passion which he has been fortunate to turn into a successful career.

Having spent 20 years in marketing roles in a variety of business environments Kevin set up Weekend a la Carte to provide the kind of experiential breaks that are increasingly being sought after by clients eager to find enriching ways of spending valuable leisure time.

Kevin has increasingly become fascinated with the Northern Lights, and has built up a wealth of knowledge over the years as to how to increase your chances of seeing the Northern Lights taking into account weather patterns, moon cycles , solar pulses and daylight hours. Kevin is also a fervent believer in making sure that the break is action packed so you have a fantastic time , even if the Aurora Borealis does not show.

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