WINE the prestigious cellars of Verona’s territory
CHEESE the renowned production from the alpine huts of Monti Lessini and Monte Baldo
OLIVE OIL the tradition of quality of Garda’s oil mills
RICE the exquisite Vialone Nano from Isola della Scala and area
PESCE the delicious specialties from the lake of Garda, the river Mincio, the Val d’Adige (river Adige’s valley) and Bassa Veronese (the inland waters of Verona’s southern territory)
RISTORAZIONE the most typical restaurants, inns and farm holidays of Verona and its territory
FOLKLORE the popular events related to typical food specialties , such as the Rice Fair of Isola della Scala, the “Bacanal del Gnoco” (Verona’s carnival and its traditional main course dish), the Wine Feast of Bardolino, the Mambrotta’s Asparagus Feast, the Herring Feast of Parona, etc.
VERONA the Arena and the vestiges of the imperial Rome (which, for abundance and importance, make Verona the second Roman town in the world after Rome), the Romanesque and Gothic churches, the historical bridges, the medieval Scala lordship’s castle, the monumental walls and doors, the squares, the historical palaces, the towers and the museums
LEGNAGO the town of Antonio Salieri and the south-eastern vertex of the Austrian “Quadrangle” defence system
CASTLES the Scala lordship’s castles of the Garda lake coastline towns, of Villafranca and Valeggio sul Mincio
VILLAS le sumptuous historical villas of Verona’s territory and the amazing Villa Girasole (Sunflower Villa) of Marcellise: the revolving house known by the architects all over the world
FORTIFICATIONS for its strategic geographical position, Verona and its territory have been targeted along the course of history by the economical and military Powers which have dominated it: Rome, Venice, the lordship of the Scalas, the France of Napoleon and Austria. The remains of their majestic fortifications, with walls, castles, fortresses, forts, pillboxes and arsenals are still there, inserted in enchanting monumental sceneries and natural landscapes.