Things to know about Verona & Lake Garda
The city of Verona, which lies on the banks of the Adige river, known as the site of the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for its urban structure and its architecture. Verona is, in fact, a splendid example of a city that has developed progressively over two thousand years, incorporating artistic elements of the highest quality from different historical eras.
Verona is one of the major art cities of Italy for its artistic and archaeological heritage. here, the fusion of two eras meet: on one hand the Roman walls that surround the heart of the city between Porta Borsari, Porta Leoni and the walls Gallienus; on the other hand the Renaissance forts. From the beautiful Arena, to Castelvecchio and the famous Juliet's house, there are thousands of reasons to visit Verona's old town.
This city is also a great departure point for exciting excursions: from Venice to the charming area of Lake Garda. This lake, located between Verona, Mantova and Brescia, is the largest Italian lake surrounded by rolling hills that make this landscape unique.