Verona, a quiet town nestled in the north of Italy, is an area of undiscovered beauty. The picturesque cobbled streets gave Shakespeare inspiration to write Romeo and Juliet, The Two Gentlemen of Verona and the Taming of the Shrew; the city centre is a registered UNESCO site.
A car hire in Verona from Auto Europe gives you the opportunity to discover this wonderful region of Veneto. Explore this romantic city and enjoy the walk to the San Zeno Maggiore Church where the breath-taking frescos, bronze doors, and crypt will leave you wondering. Walk to the Arena with its pink tinged marble giving way to an open air opera house. From here, you are right in Piazza Bra which is the central piazza in Verona, where you can enjoy all that Verona has to offer you from cafés, bars, and restaurants. Sit down and watch the world go by.
You can also drive west for about 30 minutes to Peschiera del Garda, a small town on the southern end of Lake Garda, where you can view the town's island fortress and explore the lake. You could drive further up the lake stopping at Bardolino where you can sample some local wines, especially, during the season from September to October. For one day trips, take your car hire from Verona to Bologna or Pisa and explore more of Italy, or for a longer journey, go on a road trip to Lake Garda.
Verona is an easy city to drive in, however you probably want to park your rental car and walk into the city itself. There are plenty of open air parking spaces in and around the city centre. Plus, there are car parks in the city centre which you pay for by the hour. Pay a visit to our Italy driving information page to learn about draffic regulations.
Parking is available on the street and the majority of them are painted in colour to help you know if you can park. If painted in blue, look for the signs re charges and time limit. White is free parking for a limited time. Yellow lines indicate disabled parking; ensure you have your disable badge displayed. Yellow and blue are normally disabled parking or a pay bay, check the sign. You can pay for parking via VeronaPark scratch off cards, which you buy in tobacconists, newsagents, and some bars (look for the VeronaPark sign). You indicate your time of arrival by scratching off the relative sections.
Verona is located in the north part of Italy at the foot of Monte Lessini .The city loops around the Adige river. Famous Lake Garda lies only 10 miles to the west from Verona.
Verona Airport is located 3 miles south-west of Verona. The airport sits on the junctions of A4 and A22, making it accessible from other areas in the north. There are daily flights to Verona from the UK with British Airways, other operators fly on certain days. During summer, there are other operators flying here. Other airlines operating to Verona include easyJet and Alitalia.
Verona International Airport (VRN)
Website: Verona International Airport
Telephone: +39 045 809 5666
Verona offers you plenty of transport options from bus, ferry to train.
There are two different types of bus services in Verona, the Urbani, which is the city bus, or the Extraurbani, which is the out-of-town bus. Tickets can be purchase at the Tourist offices, tobacco shop (Tabbacheria) along with the ATV shops (Azienda Trasporti Verona).
Enjoy Lake Garda from the water by taking the ferry, there are plenty to choose from.
The Train Station in Verona is known as Verona Porta Nouva. Direct trains run to Verona daily from the majority of Northern Italy with many services operating every hour.