Experience in Verona, Italy by silvia

Published by silvia modaudo — one year ago

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What is it like to live in Verona? Would you recommend it? What is the city like?

City of art, culture, wine and tourism: Verona is this and much more. A place with an imperishable charm, which knows how to enhance its long past and present history and offers many opportunities for those who live and work there. A modern city, which offers solutions for those who intend to move and start a new chapter in their life.

What is the student lifestyle like in Verona?

VERONA it has several strong economic sectors, for which there is a greater supply of work and studies . The Universtity data confirms the good economic which sees a clearly higher employment rate compared to other italian cities.

The Universtity activity related to foreign languages studies , economics and sciences is one of the most active in Italy and it is supported by the great tourism sector , given the large influx of visitors who come every year to visit the city , the opera season in arena and the lake garda lands which create a variety particularly suitable for the hospitality and restaurant business and academic specialisties.

Famous for hosting the important Vinitaly fair, Verona is also one of the best excellence of the italian wine production. Therefore, the production chain linked to the cultivation, production and marketing of wines is a strong driving sector . Alongside the wine sector there is also fruit and vegetables, located in green areas outside the city, with several companies and businesses that take care of their production, collection and distribution.

The city also hosts some giants of the food, clothing and technology sector, who have chosen it as the site of their activities. There is also space for the processing of marble and granite, for the production of industrial machinery and for printing and publishing. For students such environment represent a strong motivation to achieve deep studies and practices and expect to get the first entry job of their life .

How much does it cost to live in Verona?

the average price of a house in verona ei euro 2000 / squared meter price . the rental average price is about euro 500 / 600 monthly for one family apartment composed of 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom in the close areas of the city center . indipendent centre apartments to rent are very few and difficult to find . rental price may be euro 500 per bedroom per month inside one shared apartment ( staying close to the universtity area/ less than 1 km distance ) . shared apartmet rent price at 3km / 5km distance from the centre may vary from euro 300 / 400 per bedroom . the cheapest rent opportunities ( euro 200/ 300 per person per bedroom) are available within 10 /15 km distance form the centre . transportation services are very efficient in the whole lands / there are easy and affordable connections from verona to lake garda lands and to close cities like milano , venice , padua , bologna ect .

Is it difficult to find accommodation in Verona? Is there any advice you can give?

accomodation in verona for students are managed by specialist agencies and turnover is quite high . the holidays apartment are more for short terms rental but due to covid emergency lot of them are now convoyed to student rental and more opportunities are available since last few months .

What is the food like? What are your favourite dishes?

tomato gnocchi , tortellini di valeggio , amarone rice
polenta e salame

What places would you recommend visiting in Verona?

torricelle hills close to centre town ..
adige walking river sides
san zeno chatedral
ponte pietra and castel san pietro city view ( the panorama terrace )

Is it good to eat out in Verona? Can you tell us your favourite spots?

trattoria stella at stella street
impero pizzeria at piazza dei signori is one of the best location in the world
at the countyside the valpolicella lands offer a lot of tipical trattoria osteria to descover

Is the nightlife good in Verona? Where is good to go?

piazza erbe - very close to my place - is the best place to have the aperitif and movida time (the tipical aperitif made of white wine and aperol whose name is spritz) and it is nice to spend the night hours just standing up and chatting with people after having had one fantastic pizza at Impero or to Saporé

What advice would you give future students heading to Verona?

to plan the accomodation reseach timely and take profit of this not so favourable tourism times to look for the the right flat to rent

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