Explore Verona and its Region

Sagre di paese

In Verona and its surroundings there are many local and seasonal events called Sagre di Paese. These Fairs or Festivals aim to celebrate typical local dishes and special gastronomic traditions from the local territory. The countryside of Verona is a very popular area for producing corn, rice and kiwi.[...]


I borghi

Veneto region is full of different backgrounds and historic sceneries. Located between Mountains Lessini, lake Garda and the beautiful Valpolicella valley, this Region is also an area of old and good preserved 'borghi'. The old villages are usually caraterised by old castels, narrow streets, little bridges and a country land or wide woods around. There are manyof them in Veneto, and here some of the most spectacular ones you can find near Verona.[...]


The Medieval fairs

Verona is a UNESCO town. It is not only known for its urbanistic structure, but also for old medieval events that take places around Verona, such as Medieval Fair and old Villages shows.[...]


Do you know the best osteria in Verona?

Originally Osteria was a place for serving wine and simple food for a male majority audience. Then, as times changed, this place became popular for everyone to share ideas and have a relaxing time; in fact Osteria has always been affordable and cheap to be attended mostly by travellers or merchants. Even nowdays the menu' served are usually short and made of local products. The real meaning of Osteria is the tasting of some local wines with very typical seasonal dishes; some places still serve small portions, while others prefer to bring you a very unique meal, but still very simple. However some Osterie became Trattorie or Restaurant, as their price started to be a bit more expensive.[...]