"Villafranca, not only the airport of Verona" Villafranca di Verona by croisbeauty
Villafranca di Verona Travel Guide: 26 reviews and 77 photos
Villafranca is small townlet situated south of Verona in, so-called, Basso Veronese. The town is better known as the airport of Verona,
I made a half day trip to Villafranca in order to visit the huge castle, which, along with the fortess at Valeggio sul Mincio, was a part of Scaligeri defending system, on the western side of their principality.
When I arrived to Villafranca, there was a big market day and the townlet was crowded with people. It was very interesting experience, strolling around in between stands full of cheap and fake ready made garments and hustling with the crowd.
The huge Castello Scaligero is the symbol of Villafranca. It dates back to the end of the 12th century, when the town of Villafranca was founded.
The Cathedral of Villafranca is copy of the Redentore church in Venice, famous work by Palladio.
I can't remember wheter it was on Saturday or Sunday but it was definatelly on weekend when large Corso Vittorio... more travel advice
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