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Verona Province|Veneto Region

Guide to the Verona Province

The Province of Verona is a province in the Veneto Region of Italy. The eastern bank of Lake Garda creates the provinces western border with the Lombardy Region. Its capital is the city of Verona. The city of Verona is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The province is cosmopolitan in nature. It is bordered by the Trentino Alto Adige Region in the north, Province of Vicenza and Province of Padua in the east. Province of Rovigo and Province of Mantua in south and Lake Garda in the west. From north to south the maximum extent of the province is 50 miles while it is 25 miles from east to west. The province has an area of and a total population of around 0.9 million. There are 98 comuni (singular: comune) in the province. Important comuni include Bovolone, Bonavigo, Bussolengo, Cerea, Isola della Scala, Legnago, Negrar, Peschiera del Garda, San Bonifacio, San Giovanni Lupatoto, San Martino Buon Albergo, Soave, Sona, Valeggio sul Mincio and Villafranca di Verona. William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet takes place in Verona, as do some scenes in his play The Two Gentlemen of Verona. The Casa di Giulietta ( Juliet Capulet's villa in the play) is an important local visitor attraction. Verona attracts a large number of tourists every year. Due to its important role in history the province boasts of a large number of castles, towers, hermitages, monasteries, sanctuaries, and old Romanesque parishes. A regional park is located in Lessinia Mountains. Valpolicella is popular for its wines which are made from indigenous techniques. Europe's biggest natural bridge Ponte di Veja is located in the province. The northern part of the province is mostly hilly. Several rivers pass through the flat plains area, such as the Tartaro, Caslagnaro and Adige.

Places to Visit and Things to See In the Verona Province

PLACES TO VISIT IN THE VERONA PROVINCE TOWNS OF INTEREST The City of Verona, Italy Bardolino, Verona Italy Brenzone, Verona Italy Garda, Verona Italy Lazise, Verona Italy Malcesine, Verona Italy Peschiera del Garda, Verona Italy Soave, Verona Italy Torri del Benaco, Verona Italy ATTRACTIONS IN THE VERONA PROVINCE

 

What to Do In the Verona Province

OUTDOOR RECREATION AND ACTIVE VACATIONS  ACTIVITIES Rock Climbing in the Verona Province Mountain Biking in the Verona Province Bike Touring the Verona Province Hiking and Walking in the Verona Province Wind Surfing on Lake Garda Golf Courses in the Verona Province SCUBA Diving in Lake Garda

Eat, Drink, and Sleep in the Verona Province

FOOD AND WINE OF VERONA PROVINCE Where to Eat in the Verona Province Valpolicella Wine Zone, Veneto Italy Terra dei Forti Val d'Adige Wine Zone, Verona Province Soave Wine Zone, Verona Province Monti Lessini Wine Zone, Verona Province Merlara D.O.C. Wine Zone, Verona Province Lugana D.O.C. Wine Zone, Verona Province Garda D.O.C. WIne Zone, Verona Province Custoza D.O.C. Wine Zone, Verona Province Bardolino Wine Zone, Verona Province Arcole DOC Wine Zone, Verona

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