Travel: Why Verona should be the next Italian city you visit

Travel: Why Verona should be the next Italian city you visit

From opera at the Roman-era Arena to the kitsch-romance of Juliet’s Balcony, Verona’s star attractions are well known. But here are a few other reasons to put the city at the top of your list for your next trip to Italy, according to writer Richard Hough who has lived in the city for the past ten years.

Gelato, iced tea and escaping to the hills: How to survive an Italian summer in the city

Gelato, iced tea and escaping to the hills: How to survive an Italian summer in the city

Verona without Vinitaly: Will the famed Italian wine fair ever be the same again?

Verona without Vinitaly: Will the famed Italian wine fair ever be the same again?

Life under Italy’s new lockdown: What’s the difference this time around?’

Life under Italy’s new lockdown: What’s the difference this time around?’

How has the coronavirus crisis changed Italy’s coffee culture?

How has the coronavirus crisis changed Italy’s coffee culture?

Life in Italy: ‘Verona’s carnival has to be experienced – just don’t forget your wallet’

Life in Italy: ‘Verona’s carnival has to be experienced – just don’t forget your wallet’

Life in Italy: ‘Dante, bike rides and grappa keep the January blues at bay in Verona’

Life in Italy: ‘Dante, bike rides and grappa keep the January blues at bay in Verona’

Ancient Roman mosaic floor discovered under vineyard in Italy

Ancient Roman mosaic floor discovered under vineyard in Italy

Tens of thousands march in Italy against anti-abortion meet

Tens of thousands march in Italy against anti-abortion meet

International anti-LGBT, anti-abortion congress opens in Verona

International anti-LGBT, anti-abortion congress opens in Verona

A new discovery at Verona University could change the story of Dante’s life

A new discovery at Verona University could change the story of Dante’s life

Spanish grandpa, 80, heading to Italy as Erasmus student

Spanish grandpa, 80, heading to Italy as Erasmus student

Verona teens accused of burning homeless man to death ‘as a prank’

Verona teens accused of burning homeless man to death ‘as a prank’

Verona fined €20,000 for Matuidi racist abuse

Verona fined €20,000 for Matuidi racist abuse

Italian navy divers find and detonate two American Second World War bombs

Italian navy divers find and detonate two American Second World War bombs

Nurse allegedly gave baby morphine ‘to calm it down’

Nurse allegedly gave baby morphine ‘to calm it down’

Cassano retires from Verona – again, says wife ‘was wrong’

Cassano retires from Verona – again, says wife ‘was wrong’

Italian footballer moves clubs, retires, and comes out of retirement, all within two weeks

Italian footballer moves clubs, retires, and comes out of retirement, all within two weeks

Dear Juliet: The Verona women who answer thousands of letters of heartbreak

Dear Juliet: The Verona women who answer thousands of letters of heartbreak

TRAVEL: The truth about Juliet’s balcony in Verona – and why it’s still worth a visit

TRAVEL: The truth about Juliet’s balcony in Verona – and why it’s still worth a visit

Hungary mourns 16 killed in Italy coach disaster

Hungary mourns 16 killed in Italy coach disaster

16 killed as Hungarian coach crashes in Verona

16 killed as Hungarian coach crashes in Verona

Accent mimics and trashy news land police in hot water

Accent mimics and trashy news land police in hot water

Italian police pin Verona art heist on Moldovan gang

Italian police pin Verona art heist on Moldovan gang

Italian firm’s brief asks you to design roof for ancient arena

Italian firm’s brief asks you to design roof for ancient arena

Boy with toy gun sparks panic in Verona park

Boy with toy gun sparks panic in Verona park

For sale on Chinese site: Italian villa for $16.4m

For sale on Chinese site: Italian villa for $16.4m

Italian prosecco sales continue to fizz

Italian prosecco sales continue to fizz

Man stripped in church ‘to show God natural self’

Man stripped in church ‘to show God natural self’

Juliet’s breast disfigured ‘from too much touching’

Juliet’s breast disfigured ‘from too much touching’