Taste and tradition

Local cuisine

Local cuisine

A favourable climate, fertile land, abundant natural resources and a centuries-old love for the land all combine to make the Province of Verona a “Garden of Eden”. Don’t miss the opportunity to taste the Vialone Nano variety of rice used to make delicious risotto along with the typical red radish (awarded D.O.P. status) of this region, the salamis (the typical Soppressa), the cheeses and dairy products of Lessinia, Lake Garda’s fish and that of the surroundings rivers, the extra-virgin olive-oil, ...
Wine Routes

Wine Routes

The Veneto, with its 24 D.O.C. wines is at the top of the Italian Wine- producer’s list. In order to promote and guarantee the quality of these wines a number of consortiums operate in this sector – they are: the Bardolino, Bianco di Custoza, Garda (for the lake region); the Valpolicella, Soave, Valdadige; Terradei forti Consortiums for the northern district of Verona; the Lessini Durello in Lessinia and the Arcole Consortium in the plain district – nine consortiums which have ...
Local wines and cellars

Local wines and cellars

WINE COUNTRY Look for cellars and explore the wine-country of Verona! Veronese soil is rich in mineral content, permeable, well-irrigated and is therefore ideal for the cultivation of the vine whose green leaves cover the gentle sun-lit slopes of Verona’s hills. The Veneto, with its 24 D.O.C. wines is at the top of the Italian Wine- producer’s list. In order to promote and guarantee the quality of these wines a number of consortiums operate in this sector – they are: ...
Malghe

Malghe

These traditional cow-sheds were, and still are, the focal point of this area's cheese-making industry. The Malghe are divided into two rooms: the "Logo del late" and the "Logo del fogo", the first for the milk and the second for the fire. Some malghe have more rooms, because they host people during the mountain pasture. The traditional activity of malghe of Lessinia continues today in many dairies of the area, which produce butter and cheese of best quality. Discover the ...
Recipes

Recipes

Centuries of tradition passed on generations, to give you the best of the veronese cuisine. Taste these wonderful dishes but above all try to cook them! ...
Arts and crafts

Arts and crafts

Wood-carving, lace-making, iron-work, basket-making, a wide variety of Arts and Crafts to choose from. ...
Folklore and traditions

Folklore and traditions

Folklore, Religious holidays, feasts, exhibitions and fairs of all types animate the rural towns and villages of the lake district and environs. ...
Local street markets

Local street markets

Market-day is one of Verona's most enduring traditions, and this applies to the rest of its Province and Italy as well. For the tourist it is an irresistable attraction, for us Italians, however, it's part and parcel of everyday life: a place where you meet friends, haggle over prices and chat in the local dialect. The market isn't just a place where you buy things cheaply: it's also where you get in touch with tradition and make up for lost ...
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