The Province of Verona is rich in art, nature, tradition and wine& food waiting to be discovered: from the hills to the mountains and plains there is something for every taste. The Veronese mountains extend from Mount Baldo to Lessinia, where unique natural environments mingle with history, tradition and culture.
Monte Baldo is a paradise for nature lovers: it is known as Hortus Europae by botanists and is a Garden of Italy and Europe boasting an exceptional plant life environment. The Lessinia high plateau is distinguished by spectacular karst phenomena and characteristic hamlets with typical stone roofs, astonishing fossil fields unique in world. The Regional Natural Park of more than 10,000 hectares was instituted in 1990.
The Veronese hillsides equally ensure a perfect cultural blend, with villas, country churches, castles and courtyards, food and wine, with DOC wines and typical produce.
Valpolicella is famous all over the world for its impressive red wines with Denomination of Controlled Origin, such as Valpolicella DOC and Amarone della Valpolicella, not to mention the hills around Soave and Custoza.
The entire province is characterised by its famous variety of food produce, such as PGI rice from Isola della Scala, Verona pandoro cake, Valeggio tortellini and Monteveronese cheese.