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This elegant cultural icon is one of Italy’s most visited cities. Verona is an ideal destination choice for those who have a love for festivals. Combine this active city life with the multitude of history, culture and arts that already exist and you can already see that a holiday in Verona means adventure.
One of Verona’s oldest festivals is the annual Carnevale that has been an ongoing event since 1615. It is held each year on Shrove or Fat Tuesday. The parade is made up of more than 500 floats that throw 15,000 kilos of candy to the awaiting crowds.
During the months of June, July and August, opera lovers should have Verona marked as their destination choice. For more than 80 years these months have been ear marked as Verona’s opera season. Such shows typically include Carmen, Madame Butterfly, Adia, Tosca and Cavelleria Rusticana. These magnificent works can be seen in Arena di Verona, which was built in the first century AD and remains the third largest Roman amphitheatre in the world.
Check out the Festa dell’Uva a Monteforte, which occurs at the beginning of each September. The purpose of this festival is to compete in the grape crushing challenges. In April, Verona hosts the annual Vinitaly, which is the region’s major wine festival. Ongoing since 1967, it is the perfect time to taste wines from around the world in the exquisite setting of an Italian backdrop.