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Dinner at Italian Palladio's Villas: a visit to Veneto

23 April, 2020
If you want the ultimate Italian holiday, we can recommend a stay in one of the villas below. We’ve already looked at some of the masterpieces, in the form of Venetian villas, of the architect Palladio. From June to October…

Byblos Art Hotel Villa Amistà, five star luxury in Verona

21 April, 2020
Located just a few kilometers from the center of Verona, the enchanting Byblos Art Hotel Villa Amistà is a unique five-star hotel with special characteristics. It has been accurately restored as a fascinating villa of ancient nobility. The central part,…

Letters to Juliet trailer

20 April, 2020
We all enjoy a good love story and Letters to Juliet, set in Verona and some of Italy’s more stunning landscapes, is the happy ending that Romeo and Juliet wasn’t. The story follows a young American tourist in Verona who…

Arena Opera festival opens for summer Verona opera season

19 April, 2020
In 1913 the famous tenor from Verona, Giovanni Zenatello, visited the Arena in Verona with some friends, and for some improvised fun, sang an operatic aria. Zenatello and the group were surprised by the incredible acoustics in the 2,000 year-old…

Letters to Juliet set locations in Italy

14 April, 2020
Yes, you guessed it. The photo above is THE balcony in Verona and I expect we should be seeing it at some stage in the film Letters to Juliet, to be released next year. Directed by Gary Winick, the film…

Luxury hotels in Veneto: Villa del Quar hotel, near Verona

5 April, 2020
Set amongst breathtaking scenery in the heart of Valpolicella valley, the Villa del Quar hotel offers its guests luxury accommodation and first class service. This five-star hotel, with its beautiful rooms (all furnished with antiques), gorgeous swimming pool and state…

Verona's best bed and breakfasts

31 March, 2020
Finding budget accommodation in Verona is, in fact, not that difficult at it seems to be a city which has taken up the Bed&Breakfast formula more readily than other tourist locations in Italy. Verona is a fabulous city to visit…

Juliet's balcony for weddings in Verona

27 March, 2020
We’ve already looked at news on weddings in Verona and getting married at the house of Juliet, but Verona’s council has now taken its initiative a step further. Apparently the famous Juliet’s balcony will soon be open to weddings and…

2010 Vinitaly program and bookings

21 March, 2020
Italy’s famous wine fair, Vinitaly, will take place in Verona from April 8-12 this year, and will continue the constant growth in the event. More than 4,000 exhibitors will be on display as part of a program with Italian wine…