Verona and surroundings
Places and itineraries close to Verona.
Archeological site of Bolca
An important archeological site where there are many fossils of tertiary, all of them are exposed according to their classification, divided in class, genus or species, or setting. There is also a meeting room, where is the possibility to project didactic videos. For more information, visit the official website.
The abbey structure of San Pietro Apostolo is very important for Villanova city, because inside it there are many art works, like the Ancona rock and San Michele Arcangelo table; furthermore it host a Benedictine monastery, which is built around the courtyard.
For people who like nature, but also for those who love lie down and relax themselves listening only the wind rustle and birds twittering one can’t sure forget one of the most extraordinary gardens. With a surface of 600.000 squares meters, thousand year old trees and tens of floral plants, it is one of the most visited gardens in Italy. Inside the park there are five areas where to have something to eat and drink and many places to have a picnic, where people can eat their packed lunch, and there both didactic activities and guided tours for any type of school.
San Zeno church
San Zeno church, which is an example of Romanic structure in Italy, is an important symbol for Verona. It host the statue of the saint patron San Zeno, who protects Veronese and anglers of freshwater. “San Zen che ride” statue is set in the apse, and it is very important for the whole city of Verona. For more information regarding the history of the church and opening times, visit the Official Website.
Important military monument of Scaligera authority, inside it there is a large and rich exhibition itinerary. For more information visit the official website.