LAKE GARDA (Sports activities and excursions)
Lake Garda is the ideal location for lovers of sport, adventure and nature excursions. & Egrave; You can practice many water sports like:
- Kitesurf & nbsp;
- Sup (Stand Up Paddle)
- Water skiing.
For the fans of the adventure rafting on the Adige river put & agrave; to test your courage, as well as paragliding , and canyoning : follow the canyon path by jumping, swimming, climbing and more. & nbsp;
For lovers of two wheels it cannot be used; miss a ride on the Ciclovia del Garda , between Limone sul Garda and Riva, defined as the pi & ugrave; beautiful and spectacular Europe.
GARDALAND AND THE SEALIFE AQUARIUM
30 km from Verona Gardaland, the N1 amusement park in Italy, is the ideal destination for young and old.
The park is divided into thematic areas, set up scenographically in the smallest details. It offers a large number of attractions and shows suitable for all members of the family. You can also visit the Sea Life Aquarium with more of 100 different species of sea creatures.
VIVA NATURE PARK
Half an hour from Verona you will find the Parco Natura Viva , in Bussolengo (VR).
A modern zoological park entirely dedicated to the animal world divided into paths associated with the 5 continents, has an active role in the conservation of biodiversity & agrave; and houses 1500 specimens of 200 different species. This park captures the hearts of adults and children.
TERME DI SIRMIONE
Lovers of relaxation cannot give up a day trip to the thermal baths of Sirmione .
Just 40 kilometers from Verona you can immerse yourself in the verdant setting of Sirmione in warm thermal pools, relaxing and dedicating yourself completely to the care and well-being of your body: beauty treatments, inhalation therapies, mud therapy and balneotherapy.
SIGURTA' AND BORGHETTO SUL MINCIO
Borghetto sul Mincio (a hamlet of Valeggio sul Mincio) & egrave; a wonderful fortified river station on the Mincio river in medieval style. Sar & agrave; You can admire the ancient buildings, the Visconteo bridge and visit the Scaligero castle, the main attractions of the village. Obviously you won't be able to give up an aperitif in the clubs on the banks of the river, from which & egrave; You can admire the perfectly preserved water mills.
Once in Borghetto sul Mincio you can also enjoy visit the Sigurt park: about 60 hectares of green where it will be You can lose yourself in the labyrinth, find the 18 lakes scattered in the park, admire the blooming of the tulips in spring, while from May to September the park is colored with over thirty thousand blooming roses.
FOOD AND WINE
The Veronese food and wine products are characterized by their deep and ancient tradition. The typical dishes from the peasant culture are the risottos in the Amarone and the Tastasale. Homemade pasta such as gnocchi, bigoli and tortellini is also excellent, without forgetting one of the more traditional dishes; renowned in the Venetian tradition: the Pasta e Fasoi .
The Pastissada de Caval , a dish dating back to 489 BC & Egrave; a second delicious and intense flavor based on horse meat. The sweet symbol of Verona instead the Pandoro , created by Mr. Melegatti way back in 1894.
Among the other typical sweets you can taste the sbrisolona, the baci di Giulietta, the sweet ravioli and the frittole, the typical dessert of the carnival period. A strong wine tradition also dominates these lands. The Valpolicella & egrave; the wine production area is more known: from here come the red Valpolicella Classico, Ripasso and Superiore, the Recioto and the famous Amarone , awarded and loved all over the world. & Egrave; it is also possible to taste other wines of Venetian origin of white grapes such as Soave, Custoza white, Lugana and Bardolino.
The calendar of events in Verona & egrave; very dense, and articulates throughout the course of the year:
- StraVerona : traditional running event that for over 40 years animates the streets of the city
- Summer theater : from May to September a tribute to Shakespeare, and numerous theatrical events with music, drama and dance performances will animate the Roman Theater and the Market Court.
- Verona Arena : a perfect setting that, with its excellent acoustics, hosts one of the biggest every year; impressive opera reviews.
- Cribs from the world : a great exhibition of wonderful Christmas cribs in the wonderful Verona Arena from November to January.
- Christmas markets : animate the squares from November to December.
- Vinitaly : international wine and spirits show.
VERONA BY NIGHT
Verona is a city with multiple facets: daytime city & agrave; d & rsquo; art, history and tradition, at night sought bistros, starred restaurants, exclusive cocktail bars and refined local populate and come alive.
You can stroll through the narrow streets of the center surrounded by the magical atmosphere that reigns in this city; you can stop for an aperitif in one of the many environments that come alive with the setting of the sun, choose from the many restaurants or intimate bistros where you can enjoy a delicious dinner based on typical dishes and with excellent wine .
To conclude the evening, Verona hosts numerous cocktail bars where & egrave; You can taste innovative cocktails, refined spirits and excellent champagne. Romantics cannot miss the spectacular panorama visible from the high square of Castel San Pietro , and they cannot give up a moonlit walk on the Lungadige in Verona that will allow you to admire the beauty of the city illuminated.