Piazza delle Erbe
Originally a Roman forum, Piazza delle Erbe is ringed with buzzing cafes and some of Verona’s most sumptuous buildings, including the...
Casa di Giulietta
Never mind that Romeo and Juliet were completely fictional characters, and that there's hardly room for two on the narrow stone balcony:...
Antica Bottega del Vino
Wine is the primary consideration at this historic, wood-panelled wine bar. The sommelier will gladly recommend a worthy vintage for...
In addition to excellent coffee, teas and wickedly thick hot chocolate, this trim little cafe also serves up economical two-course...
Jewish Ghetto information
Off Piazza delle Erbe to the southwest is Verona’s historic Jewish Ghetto. Tall buildings frame the narrow side street Via Rita Rosani , named for the Resistance heroine who commanded a band of partisans in Verona until 1944, when she was caught and summarily executed at age 24. On the southeast side of Via Rosani is Verona’s newly restored synagogue , where you might find the doors open to Jewish visitors and others who express a sincere interest.