TwentyFOUR hours in Verona

10 Feb 2016
2 min read
Encapsulating the very best of Italian culture and luxury living, Verona is the perfect place to whisk away your loved one for a romantic weekend…
Verona’s story

Verona is a city straddling the Adige river in Veneto, northern Italy. It is home to Romeo and Juliet and with its artistic heritage, famous for its Opera festival during the lyrical season in Summer in the Arena, the ancient amphitheatre built by the Romans. WithValentine’sDayapproaching, there’s no better place to spend the weekend than in the city of love with Palazzo Victoria who are offering the SaintValentine’s Package – the ultimate package for lovers which includes a romantic dinner created by celebrated Executive Chef Carmine Calò as well as complimentary tickets to the house of Shakespeare’s famous Juliet.

Gourmet Tastes

Indulge in a romantic dinner created by the executive chef of Borsari 36 Carmine Calò within Palazzo Victoria. Borsari 36 is a restaurant with a unique concept, which puts the open kitchen in its centre, making it the heart of its activities and inviting guests to explore the wealth of what our city can offer in gastronomy. Under the chef Carmine Calò and his team, it represents a new way of experiencing Verona, offering the best of the genuine and typical character of the Italian culinary tradition, in an expertly modernized reinterpretation.

Mild Rumbles

Victoria’s Serenade: Reflecting the rich musical culture for which Verona is celebrated, couples staying at Palazzo Victoria can take advantage of a uniquely front-row opera experience with ‘Victoria’s Serenade’. An operatic Tenor will serenade guests in the privacy of their own room or on their private balcony as drinks and canapés are served. As Shakespeare himself said, if music be the food of love, play on…From €1000 (approx. £752)

Thirsty Work

The Victoria special welcome drink in the lobby upon arrival is included in the St.ValentinePackage. What’s more is perfect forValentine’sDay, Verona hosts the annual Verona in Love Festival (11 – 14th February 2016) where the city comes alive in shades of red and pink to celebrate Verona as the city of love. The focal point of the event is the ‘Heart to Discover’, a market in the shape of a heart in the Piazza dei Signori where all kinds of beautiful Veronese trinkets can be bought to gift a loved one.


The Ultimate Bubble Bath: One of Palazzo Victoria’s discreet Service Ambassadors will fill guests’ private bath to the brim with guests’ favourite “bubbles” (prosecco, spumante or champagne). An additional chilled bottle will also be provided whilst scented candles will be lit to ensure the ultimate romantic experience. From €9000 (approx. £6770) or take a Chocolate Bath: A “chocolate fountain” bath will be drawn by one of the hotel’s discreet Service Ambassadors. Guests can then luxuriate in the warm chocolate scent and smooth feeling of the chocolate, sipping crisp champagne from a complimentary bottle and savouring a selection of fresh fruit. From €2500 (approx. £1880)