Valpolicella – Travel Guide

Where is Valpolicella?

There is a place, hidden among the folds of the hills in northeastern Italy, where the soul of wines comes to life. This place is Valpolicella, a vinous epic that has enchanted travelers and connoisseurs from all corners of the world. With hearts brimming with enthusiasm, we immerse ourselves in this tale of unique flavors and landscapes.

Picture a place where time seems to stand still, nestled between the majestic Monte

How do you pronounce Valpolicella wine?

Valpolicella is typically pronounced as “Val-poh-lee-CHEH-lah.

Verona, Ponte di Pietra

How far is Verona from Valpolicella?

The distance between Verona and Valpolicella is approximately 10-15 kilometers, depending on the specific location within Valpolicella you are heading to.

On average, the travel time by car from Verona to the heart of Valpolicella might take around 20-30 minutes. If you are an experienced cyclist and maintain a good average speed of around 20-25 kilometers per hour on flat terrain, you could cover this distance by bike in about 30-45 minutes.

Keep in mind that Valpolicella is a hilly region, and there will be uphill and downhill sections along the route, which will affect the travel time


What does Valpolicella encompass?

Valpolicella’s heart beats within eight charming municipalities: Sant’Anna d’Alfaedo, Fumane, Marano, Negrar, San Pietro in Cariano, Dolcè, Sant’Ambrogio and Pescantina.

Valpolicella: 7400 of hectares scattered across 7 valleys from S. Ambrogio to Illasi.

In Marano valley in the heart of the classical area is an exploded Volcano that can be noticed driving North passed the San Rocco di Marano in the Carrazole area looking South. 

Right here near Santuario di S. Maria in Valverde is one of the most beautiful sights of  Valpolicella where across the vines one can spot Lake Garda.