Arena di Verona – World Famous for its Spectacular Operas

Verona Arena

Verona Arena – the Third Largest Roman Amphitheatre is Famous for its Opera Festivals: Although many tourists are drawn to Verona by the love story of Romeo and Juliet, one other Verona attraction that has had visitors flocking to it since Roman times is the Arena di Verona (Verona Arena). As you can see from […]

Verona Arena Celebrates 100 Years of Opera with Aida

Verona Arena

Arena di Verona Celebrates 100 Years of Opera with an Anniversary Production of Aida: 2013 marks the 100th anniversary of opera at the Arena di Verona. When operatic production was first staged at the Arena in 1913, Giuseppe Verdi’s masterpiece Aida was staged to mark the 100th birthday anniversary of this master composer. Up to […]

There’s more to Verona than the tragic romance of Romeo and Juliet

Verona Arena

There’s more to Verona than the tragic love story of Romeo and Juliet: Many travellers make whistle-stop visits to Verona to see the famous Juliet Balcony.  However, there’s very much more to Verona than just the tragic love story of Romeo and Juliet. After Venice, Verona is the second biggest city in the Veneto region, […]