Verona is best known as the setting of “Romeo and Juliet” and for its impressive Roman arena. There are also plenty of churches in the city, many of which are notable and well worth visiting. Here are some of the major churches in Verona that you can consider adding to your itinerary.
Sunny Sorrento is a popular stop with cruise passengers in Italy, as well as a central home base for exploring the major sights in the area – Naples, Pompeii, Capri, and more. Sorrento is quite unlike much of the rest of the Campania region, but this area – like any in Italy – has its culinary specialties. Here are some of the things you should look for on menus to eat and drink in Sorrento.
Verona is famous for its Roman ruins and its ties to Shakespeare’s tale of “Romeo and Juliet.” But unless you’re a serious wine lover you may not have known that not far from this pretty city are lots of vineyards producing some incredible wines. Here are some tips for going wine tasting near Verona.
Sorrento is one of the most popular tourist destinations on the western coast of the Italian peninsula. Located between historic Naples and the idyllic Amalfi Coast, it can be the perfect home base for a visit to the region. Once you’re settled at your hotel, here’s what you need to know about getting around in Sorrento.
Unlike many cities where Roman structures were partly dismantled hundreds of years ago, the stones used to build other things, Verona’s Roman monuments were marked for preservation by the 10th century. Although the city was heavily damaged by a massive earthquake early in the 12th century, Verona is still known for its many well-preserved Roman structures. Here’s a rundown of the Roman monuments in Verona that you can visit.
One thing you’ll notice when you visit the area around Sorrento is the abundance of lemons. Citrus fruits of all sorts grow extremely well on the Sorrentine Peninsula and down the Amalfi Coast, and they feature in plenty of dishes that are typical of the area. Perhaps nothing epitomizes Sorrento’s lemons better, however, than Sorrento’s signature spirit – limoncello. This sweet after-dinner liqueur is ubiquitous along the coast, and in Sorrento you can sample it, buy some to bring home, and maybe even learn how to make it. Here’s what you need to know about limoncello in Sorrento.