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7 Things To Do In Verona, Italy

Welcome to beautiful Verona, Italy! This Northern Italian city is famed for being the home of Romeo and Juliet, close location to Lake Garda and its fair share of pretty piazzas.

In May I took an extremely impromptu trip to the city of star-crossed lovers as I was lucky enough to have a place to stay for free and Ryan Air flights came to around £40 return from London Stansted. I didn’t spend much whilst dotting around Verona either, it’s not a particularly expensive city if you don’t want it to be, and with tons of flights every weekend from the UK, it’s the perfect city for a weekend getaway.

Here are a couple of things I’d recommend doing in the city.

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Como, Italy

Welcome to Como, a small town paradise located on the aptly named Lake Como in Northern Italy, around 1 hour from Milan by train.

Como is known to be a summer destination, famed for the warmth and crystal clear waters. I visited in February, meaning the town was pretty empty, the hotels deserted, the cloud heavy with fog and rain.

It was weird to say the least.

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Navigli Canals

Navigli is a historic part of Milan, all interconnected by canals. Don’t be thinking of Venice, this place has much more in common with East London than the Grand Canal.

Although, I hear at one point the canals did cause the city to majorly resemble Venice! Maybe if you head further out of the city than we did, as the canals stretch for miles.

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