Verona has been welcoming visitors from all corners of the globe for centuries. When you consider the city’s wealth of cultural attractions, it’s no wonder so many people continue to book cheap flights to Verona, Italy with Ryanair.
As the setting for Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Verona has become a favourite destination for romantic city breaks. Visit the balcony made famous in the play. Indulge in delicious Italian cuisine at a cosy osteria. Catch a summer opera performance in the city’s Roman-era amphitheatre. You won’t regret booking cheap Verona flights with Ryanair.
When to book cheap flights to Verona
There really isn’t a bad time to book Verona flights. The weather in Verona is at its warmest between April and October. If you fly to Verona in July and August you’ll experience temperatures as high as 30°C during the day. The city can be quite busy during these months, so if you want to see the sights of Verona in cooler temperatures, it’s a good idea to book Verona cheap flights in spring or autumn. Verona is also a wonderful place to visit during winter. It has one of the best Christmas markets in Italy - be sure to sample the local Pandoro Christmas cake while you’re there. Need a place to stay while visiting Verona? Check out Ryanair Rooms for great value deals on hotels, apartments and places to stay in Verona.
What to see in Verona
Piazza delle Erbe is the centre of Verona’s historic centre. Here you’ll find some of the city’s finest architecture, including Torre dei Lamberti, the Town Hall, the Palazzo Maffei and the delicate designs of the frescoed walls of the Mazzanti houses. Just a short walk from Piazza delle Erbe lies Juliet’s balcony which is one of the most popular attractions for visitors who fly to Verona.
Verona Arena plays host to performances during the summer opera season – book tickets in advance to avoid disappointment. Head for heights? You can get an incredible panoramic view of the city from Castel San Pietro. Meanwhile, Lake Garda is just a short distance away if you want to relax by the water or try out the rollercoasters of Gardaland.
Book cheap flights to Verona in winter and enjoy the beautiful Christmas market or head to the main shopping street, Via Mazzini for a mix of designer boutiques and affordable clothinf stores.
Verona has a very good public transport system. There is a reliable and frequent bus system that serves the whole city and you can get day passes from ATV. Verona is a very walkable city offering plenty of attractions within walking distance of each other. Despite the traffic restrictions for cars, Verona is the perfect city to explore by bike. Verona Bike is the city’s bikeshare scheme, look out for pick-up/drop-off points around the city. Planning to explore the nearby lakes? Rent a car with Ryanair car hire and your rental car will be ready and waiting for you when you arrive in Verona.
What to eat in Verona
Foodie? There’s much to look forward to when your Verona flights land. Try Risotto all’Amarone while you’re in town. It gets its flavour from the region’s strongest red wine mixed with dried fruits and spices. The signature pasta in Verona is bigoli. Similar in shape to spaghetti but thicker, you’ll find it commonly served with salted sardines and onions. Gnocchi is also popular in the region. These potato-based dumplings are usually accompanied by tomato sauce. Buon Appetito!
For more tips on what to see, do and eat in Verona, check out our travel guides on Try Somewhere New.