We visited Verona on our (now annual) Eurotrip in May 2017. Here is the quick take!
Visited: May, 2017
Days in Verona: 1
Travelled to Verona by: Car from Venice
Stayed at: Giulietta e Romeo Hotel
Favourite restaurants: Formaggi e Salumi Gironda and Osteria Il Ciottolo
Favourite Sites: The Roman Theatre and Juliet’s House.
Must See: Duomo di Verona, Piazza delle Erbe, Corso Porta Borsari, Church of St Lorenzo, Castelvecchio, Lamberti Tower, Ponte Pietra, Piazza Bra, Arena di Verona, Roman Theatre, Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Scaligeri Family Tombs, Piazza da Signorini.
Must Do: This city is relatively small and really easy to walk around on your own in just a few hours.
We visited Florence on our one year wedding anniversary in 2013. Here is the quick take!
Visited: May, 2013
Days in Florence: 4
Travelled to Florence by: Train
Stayed at: Hotel Duomo
Favourite site: Galleria dell’Accademia to see the David
Favourite restaurant: Osteria Cipolla Rossa
Favourite Piazzas: Piazza del Duomo, Piazza della Republica, Piazza della Signoria
Tours: Florence in a Day with Walks of Italy
Must Do: Visit the Uffizi Gallery and Galleria dell’Accademia. Take photos on the bridges (Ponte Santa Trinita or Ponte alla Carraia) during sunset. Climb up to the Rose Garden and snaps some great arial views of the city.
If you have time: Stroll through the Boboli and Giardino Gardens.
For a great, central view: Enjoy your aperativo at La Terrazza, the restaurant the top floor of la Rinascente department store.
Day trips: Siena
I’m going to start a weekly post titled Quick Take. Basically, it will be quick take of one of our visits to a city. Included will be: where we stayed, how long we stayed, our favourite restaurant, site, park, etc., top recommendations and anything I think will be relevant.
I’m so excited about sharing this with you! It will (hopefully) be a helpful series for when you plan a trip!