| Like a small boutique hotel near Via Mazzini ideal for luxury shopping in Verona
Escalus Luxury Suites, overlooking Via Mazzini and with an entrance on Vicolo Tre Marchetti, is 50 meters from the Verona Arena, the Roman amphitheater that, every summer, hosts a prestigious lyric opera season, conveniently reached by our guests, already in their formal attire.
In a historic palazzo with the elegant shop windows of Furla, Escalus Luxury Suites offers a stay in the heart of Verona's shopping district between Via Mazzini, Piazza Bra and Piazza delle Erbe.
Rich in art and culture, Verona's old town center contains the medieval Scaligero Bridge and Castelvecchio, the ancient residence of the lords of Verona, today an impressive Civic Museum, skillfully restored and organized by Carlo Scarpa, which contains the famous equestrian statue of Prince Cangrande della Scala.
In Shakespeare's play “Romeo and Juliet” - set in Verona in 1302 - the lord of the city is called "Escalo," a name that recalls the surname "Della Scala," the famous Lords of Verona and, in fact, at the time the lord of the city was Bartolomeo I Della Scala.
Escalus Luxury Suites is named after Prince Escalus and, from here you can reach the famous Juliet's Balcony and see the statue of the romantic heroine.
Strolling through Verona, past Renaissance buildings, Porta dei Borsari, Piazza Sant’Anastasia and the Piazza delle Erbe market is an enchanting experience for any traveler who falls under the spell of the fascination and vivacity of the of the town center and the performances staged in the impressive Roman Theater.
Verona is also an important business-manufacturing center and its suburbs are home to many corporate headquarters and businesses (food growers and processors, shoe factories and wineries) and, every year, Veronafiere attracts almost 1 million visitors to the exhibit spaces of Fieragricola, Vinitaly, Fieracavalli, Marmomacc, the Italian Golf Show and Abitare il Tempo.
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Arrive at Verona Porta Nuova train station and take a taxi or city bus in front of the station to Piazza Bra and the Arena; Escalus Luxury Suites is only 50 meters from the Arena.
Take the A4 tollway and exit at Verona Sud; follow the signs for the “centro storico” and the Arena. When you come to Piazza Bra, turn right into Via degli Alpini for 300 meters and turn left into Stradone Maffei, which flows into Stradone San Fermo, and take the second left, Via Malenza. Continue straight along Via San Cosimo and turn left into Via Anfiteatro. When you come to the Arena, turn right and then, shortly after, right again, into Vicolo Tre Marchetti.
Verona's Valerio Catullo Airport is 12 km from the old town center. Reach Piazza Bra and the Arena with the Aerobus that goes to the train station – and then follow the directions under “By train” – or take a convenient taxi.