Producer Eric Krebs has announced a five-week extension of the critically-acclaimed hit Off-Broadway production of Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn, with book and lyrics by Mark Saltzman, music adapted from classic Italian melodies, directed and choreographed by Justin Ross Cohen. Presented in association with Amas Musical...

New technologies have enabled us to travel even by just moving a finger on our smartphones. Here tourism has become somewhat virtual. And we have noticed it in these two years of lockdown and pandemic. Enabling it was the innovation introduced in 2007, just 15 years ago, by Google, which after changing our lives with the Maps application, launched...

Verona is set to become the new home to Italy’s largest wine museum and visitor center. Located in Veneto, a northeastern region famous for producing some of the highest quality wines in the country, the Museo del Vino (or MuVin for short) was announced at international wine competition Vinitaly last month. The developer of the museum, Enrico Corsi...

From the great tastings of “Vinitaly 2022”, and not only, also more than 100,000 euros arrived in solidarity in favor of organizations such as the Italian Caritas for the support of Ukrainian refugees. All the proceeds from the Veronafiere tastings (80,000 euros) were donated to charity. As well as the 22,500 euros, collected in the charity auction...

A floor mosaic believed to be part of a villa once owned by sixth-century AD Ostrogothic 'emperor' Theodoric the great has been unearthed outside Verona, local sources said Wednesday. Experts said the size and richness of the mosaic features indicated ownership by Theodoric (454-526) or one of his highest ministers. The find was made during digging...

Veneto is the eighth largest of Italy’s 20 administrative regions, is located in the northeast of the country, and stretches from the Dolomite Mountains to the Adriatic Sea. Venice is the regional capital and probably the most famous and most visited city of Veneto because of its world-famous monuments, attractions, and unique carnival. Veneto is a...

Veronafiere and Vinitaly once again open the doors of the former Gallerie Mercatali to welcome the 130 Italian producers invited to OperaWine 2022. The wineries selected by Wine Spectator magazine represent all the regions of Italy, from north to south, including the islands. The event offers producers the opportunity to present their wines to inte...

ELEGANT, BEAUTIFUL, AND SOLEMN, THIS Gothic basilica church is located in the oldest part of the historic center of Verona. The church is from the 13th-century and the complex was in the center of political, noble, and everyday life of Verona throughout the centuries. It still plays an important role and is surrounded by other historic hotspots.  T...

THE CASTELVECCHIO (OLD CASTLE) IS an imposing military structure from the 14th-century, commissioned by the powerful Della Scala (commonly known as Scaligeri). With little decoration and composed of bricks of a soft red, it stands along the Adige River on the west side of the historic center. The structure is very well kept and contains an intricat...

DURING THE LATE MIDDLE AGES, the Della Scala family, whose members are known as the Scaligeri, ruled not only the city of Verona, but much of its Veneto region and other territories in Northern Italy. Under the Scaligeri, 14th-century Verona had a golden age before the lords were deposed in 1387. The Scaligeri era left an indelible mark on Verona,...