In Verona there are two main public hospitals. The first is the "Ospedale 'maggiore' di borgo Trento". It is the oldest and the first that was built. It is located in the quarter of "Borgo Trento". In 1963 the University of Verona was born. At the beginning it was formed only by the faculty of economics and it was a branch of the University of Padova. In 1982 the University of Verona became a separated and indipendent institution. When in 1969 was born the faculty of Medicine and Surgery, in the quarter of borgo Roma was buit the second hospital: "Policlinino G.B. Rossi" and it was attached to the university in order to become a part of it. Here, in the Policlinico G.B. Rossi, medical students attend clinical training and here researches are conducted.
Bus transportation is very handy. Verona it is not a big city so, with the urban bus you can reach the 90% of the city. Ticket costs 1,30€ (valid for 90 minutes) and you can buy it in tobacco shops or in newsagents. Also on board you can buy the ticket but at a higher price (2,00 €). You can also save some money buying the “10 rides carnet” at 11,70 € or, even better, buying a monthly ticket at 24€
Taxi is frequently used by tourists. Telephone number: 045532666, sms: 3403210021
In Verona there are two train stations but the main one is: Verona Porta Nuova. It is near the centre of the city.
This is the website of the national train service: Trenitalia And here you can find information and how to reach the station: Verona Porta Nuova station
Museums and monuments
Verona was mainly dominated by the Romans, by the family of Scaliger from 1262 to 1387 and by the Austrians. So, the city is full of historical places and monuments. During the medieval ages in Verona there were approximately 80 churches!!
Teatro romano (roman theater): there is an archeological museum and the theater is already used for shows and plays. Via Redentore, 2 - 045-8000360
Museo di Castelvecchio: wonderful medieval museum. Corso Castelvecchio, 2 - 045-594734
Arena di Verona: Roman arena used for operas and concerts.
Museo lapidario maffeiano: museum of latin and greek acient stones and tombstones. Piazza Bra, 28 045-590087
Museo civico di Storia naturale: museum of natural history; Lungadige Porta Vittoria, 9 - 045-8079400.
Museo "Miniscalchi-Erizzo": Museum of archeological artifacts (roman and etruscan-italic artifacts). Via S. Mammaso, 2/a , tel. 045-8032484
Galleria d'Arte moderna e contemporanea "Palazzo Forti": exhibition of paintings by nineteenth-century period and much more. Via Forti, 1, tel. 045-8001903
- Other monuments
Arco dei Gavi
Church of San Zeno
Torre dei Lamberti
The main sport is soccer. The city has two main football club: Hellas Verona and Chievo Verona.
In Verona, every time during the year especially in summer, take place concerts, shows and representations. Here you can find a list of the incoming events: click here.
Markets & Shopping
The streets of the centre are the ideal to go shopping: you can buy leather shoes and other products, according with the quality typical production of Verona. A great offer of dresses can be found in the boutiques, or in the factory, which often sells directly their production. Also known are the street markets, the one of Piazza delle Erbe for example, if you love antiquary you’ll have to give a look at the market of Piazza Zeno (the antiquarian market is every third Saturday of the month).
Centro commerciale le Corti Venete: Viale del Commercio, 1 37036 San Martino Buon Albergo Verona. 045 878 0590
Centro commerciale Verona uno: Via Monte Cristallo, 5 San Giovanni Lupatoto Verona. 045 8752874
Centro commerciale Verona est: Viale del Lavoro, 39, San Martino Buon Albergo (Verona).
Via Mazzini and via Cappello