Solo Female Travel in Verona

Nestled in the mesmerizing Veneto region of Northern Italy lies Verona, a perennial emblem of romance and history. As the setting of Shakespeare's famed tragedy, 'Romeo and Juliet,' this iconic city is famed worldwide for the "Juliet's Balcony" that gigs in droves of love-struck tourists. Apart from literary legacy, Verona is cheeks flushed with architectural marvels, including the first century Verona Arena, a colossal Roman amphitheater still hosting operas, concerts, and an annual summer opera festival. Embellished with the azure vein of Adige river and promising a unique confluence of Roman ruins, Renaissance palaces, Medieval houses, vibrant piazzas, and savory epicurean delights, Verona is a picturesque blend of cultural richness and quaint charm.

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Is Verona good for solo travel?

Safety:

Safety:Very safe

Verona generally has a safe environment for solo female travelers. The city has low crime rates and locals are usually helpful and friendly. Just like anywhere else, it's advised to take the usual precautions like avoiding secluded areas at night and being aware of your surroundings. Street crimes such as pickpocketing can occur in crowded tourist areas, so personal belongings should be kept secure.
Transport:

Transport:Easy

Verona is quite manageable for solo female travelers. The city center is compact with many attractions within walking distance which simplifies navigation. Public transportation is reliable and efficient, including buses and trains. However, signages might not be in English and locals may not speak fluent English which could pose a mild challenge. Remember, practice good safety measures as you would in any city.
Things to do:

Things to do:Interesting

Verona is a treasure trove with a mix of historical wanderlust and modern-day charms. On any day, you can experience the rich history and culture of Italy by visiting sights such as the famed Verona Arena, Juliet's House, and Lamberti Tower. For food lovers, there's plenty of cafes and restaurants to experience authentic Italian cuisine. Nature enthusiasts can enjoy the gorgeous Adige River and Giusti Garden. The city is small enough to walk around comfortably but packed with enough sights to engage for several days.
Food:

Food:Excellent

Verona offers an exceptionally rich culinary experience, from its flavorsome traditional dishes to its array of delectable desserts. The city provides a diversity of dining options, from tiny friggitoria (fried food shops) selling quick snacks to high-end dining locales offering multi-course meals. The Veronese are proud of their local dishes such as 'Risotto all'Amarone', 'Torta Russa di Verona', etc. Complementing these is a vast assortment of wines from the region, providing numerous options to pair with your meal. Diversity, quality, and the authenticity of the cuisine in Verona makes a truly unique gastronomic adventure.
Budget:

Budget:Moderate

Verona offers a balance in terms of budget-friendliness. While some attractions (such as Juliet's House) are fairly inexpensive, meals and high-quality accommodations can be slightly pricier. Still, you can manage your expenses by choosing budget eateries and accommodations, and by prioritizing which sights to see. So, with a bit of careful planning, a trip to Verona need not break the bank.

Is Verona worth visiting?

Overall rating

4 /5

based on 5 experiences

Things to do

3.9/5

Safety

4.5/5

Food

3.9/5

Budget-friendly

4.1/5
Emma

Emma (18)

Germany

Solo travel experience

I went to Verona to visit a friend and while he was working I got to run around the city centre and some of the surrounding areas. I was hot, and when I say hot I mean hot hot! Personally I'm a person how gets sunburnt so fast so I really had to be careful but I was definitely worth a visit so many different people and just listening to the passionate Italian on the streets made me happy! LOVED IT 💗

Posted: March 12, 2024Experienced: June, 2023
Things to do: 3/5Food: 3/5Budget-friendly: 4/5Safety: 4/5
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Solo travel experience

I had a really good time in Verona last year. The city is beautiful and there is a lot to see. I stayed for 3 days and simply wandered around the streets of the city center to see where it would lead me. I recommend taking advantage of the Verona card, it costs 26 euros and gives you access to all tourist attractions, allows you to skip lines, and you can also use it on city buses for two days. If you get away from the main squares, food and drinks become cheaper. I was there in September last year and I felt very safe.

Posted: September 12, 2023
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 3/5Safety: 5/5
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Solo travel experience

I traveled alone to Verona and chose a one-day trip to Lake Garda. I really enjoyed it and felt completely safe. Verona is a beautiful city. I stayed right in the center and didn't venture too far from my accommodation at night. I used trains from Verona to Lake Garda and had no problems buying tickets online. I don't speak Italian, but I didn't encounter any problems.

Posted: July 30, 2023
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 5/5Safety: 5/5
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Yasemin

Yasemin

Germany

Solo travel experience

Verona is a beautiful city and with great history. There is a free tour anyone can take part and I would recommend u to do it you will see Verona with different eyes. In the Teatro Romano there is every night during summer an opera. I would come again here but not in summer where there are too many tourists and the weather is too hot.

Posted: July 18, 2023
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 5/5Safety: 5/5
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Group travel experience

Beautiful city to travel with a group. We had a lovely time as part of our student exchange, the people were welcoming and food was great. There are threats of pickpocketing at a few spots so do your research and keep your bags safe.

Posted: May 7, 2023
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 5/5Safety: 5/5
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Is Verona safe for women?

Verona city center is safe as are the surroundings, I would say you have to be safe around the area of Verona Porta Nuova train station and Porta Vescovo area but overall it is quite a safe city for travellers, even solo female travellers

Posted: April 16, 2024
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Hi, I'm Clara, I'm 18 and I'm Italian. I'll study psychology the next year, I'm a waitress at the moment. I love to travel (obviously), sing, dance, paint, read, meet new people and nature. I have a weird sense of humor, I'm kind and sensitive. If you want adventure, relax or have fun I'm in. I don't know what else to say 😭

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