Take a weekend break in Verona from £85 per person

Take a weekend break in Verona from £85 per person incl flights from Stanstead airport

Take a winter weekend break and discover wonderful Verona, since Roman times this beautiful town has been a popular location in the region of Veneto in the north-east of Italy. Lying close to the Lake Garda and the two castles that are said to have inspired Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.

Verona is a delight to visit full of history, with excellent shops and cafes that line the attractive medieval lanes of the town’s historic centre. Verona an appealing destination for weekend breaks or longer stays with easy access to the Lakes and Venice.

photo of street cafes in Verona

On this price example we have found an excellent deal on the 22nd to 24th Jan 2106 at the Hotel San Marco City Resort & Spa which is only a five minute walk from Marcantonio Bentegodi Stadium.

Each of the rooms are air conditioned and come with a flat-screen television. The spa provides a wide range of relaxing treatments that include Kneipp herbal baths, a hot tub, a sauna and an indoor thermal pool. There’s also a free outdoor swimming pool that is open during the summer months.

There’s a bus stop right in front of the hotel that will take you to Verona’s historic centre, two and a half miles away. Both Verona’s Villafranca International Airport and Montichiari Airport are just over six miles away.

We also flights at Sophies Flight Search from £26 flying with Ryanair from Stanstead aiport

Costing example including transfers for this weekend break in Verona:

  • Hotel 2 nights £98 / 2 = £49
  • Flights from Stanstead £26
  • Transfer approximate cost £10

Total £85 per person

Flight price on 30/11/2015

Return flight prices to VeronaHotel prices example on Trivago search 30/11/2015

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With a fantastic network of routes throughout the UK, Megabus is a fantastic method of lowcost travel with a huge selection on inter city routes.

For those planning to travel to Europe on a budget then coach travel is well worth consideration, traveling city centre to city centre, with a decent baggage allowance of 2 medium size cases, cuts your costs even more. With an extensive European network Eurolines provide an excellent lowcost solution.

Taking the train is also a great option with lots of intercity rail connections within the UK, you can book easily online with Virgin Trains and at thetrainline.com both often have some really competitive rates on fares for specific dates, and if you book in advance. Rail travel is a great way to travel to city centres when you are booking a luxury UK hotel stay.

Car Hire

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What to do when you get there

A big part of the fun when getting away is discovering and exploring the location and finding exciting things to do. To ensure you’re kept busy and don’t miss the highlights then check out GetYourGuide where there’s an amazing selection of tours and activities.

If you want to find out what other people are saying about the location you’re heading to, you can always have a look at TripAdvisor, there’s usually lots of useful comments on where to go and what to see.


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