Christmas at Hotel Colomba d’Oro in Verona is even more magical!
The magic of Christmas floods the city of Verona every year, and the warm atmosphere reigns all around the Hotel Colomba d’Oro, the 4-star hotel closest to the Arena is known worldwide for its unique scents and colors.
Do you love Christmas tradition and the fairytale charm of the holiday season? The UNESCO heritage city, which recently entered into households all around the world thanks to the Netflix film “Love in the Villa“, and that is already preparing to celebrate its 100th Opera Festival, is transformed with decorations and lights that make it a must for all Christmas lovers.
A reference for almost 12 years for almost 5 million visitors and tourists, the most evocative and romantic Christmas market in Italy, created in collaboration with the famous “Christkindemarket” in Nuremberg, once again populate Piazza dei Signori this year. Better known as Piazza Dante, starting from Friday 18 November, and until Monday 26 December: home decorations, gift ideas, sweet or savory snacks and food specialties in the romantic wooden stalls. Verona is known for being the City of Love but in winter it becomes, without a doubt, also the City of Christmas!
And the symbols of Christmas in Verona, the perfect city to spend a romantic weekend, do not stop here: since 1984, the giant Comet Star, that “comes out” from the Roman Arena with its luminous arched structure, enlights Piazza Bra. 70 meters high, it is located a few meters from the Hotel Colomba d’Oro.
And there’s more, the arches of the Arena become a museum of Nativity Scenes from all over the world. From 19 November 2022 to 22 January 2023 it is in fact possible to experience the magic of the Nativity scene as a protagonist among evocative special effects, music, lights and projections that will give life to a multisensory exhibition with more than 400 works from all over the globe.
Finally, to the delight of the little ones and not only, also this year the great and highly appreciated novelty of Verona’s “Christmas Markets” of 2021, is coming back this year : the large ice rink for skating, set up in the pool in front of the former Arsenal, a few meters from the spectacular Castelvecchio Bridge (therefore a few minutes from the Colomba d’Oro), where you can spend a few hours with skates on. A great opportunity to have fun while admiring a breathtaking view!
Are you still thinking where to spend the most magical and romantic holidays of the year?
Lights, perfumes and romantic glimpses of Verona will conquer you, and will accompany you on your walks in the shopping streets.
The Colomba d’Oro, the 4-star hotel closest to the Arena, is ready to welcome you to make your stay in Verona unforgettable: and to complete your holiday in the city of love, give yourself a moment of true relaxation!
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