L'olio ha origini antichissime. La sua storia si confonde con quella delle civiltà che si sono sviluppate nel bacino del Mediterraneo laciando la propria impronta nella cultura occidentale. Oggi la dieta mediterranea è ormai riconosciuta come la più equilibrata per chi vuole essere attento alla propria salute. Pane, pasta, riso, pesce, frutta, verdura, legumi ed un solo grasso di condimento: l'olio extravergine di oliva.
A stay at the Sommavalle Farm Hotel is an occasion not only to enjoy the peace and quiet of the countryside, but also to discover the history, the art, the traditions and the landscape which have made Verona famous throughout the world: a city protected and promoted by Unesco. Verona is one of the most visited cities of Italy, with a wealth of history: monuments, churches, archaeological areas, palaces and squares. The Verona Arena, the magnificent amphitheatre of the Roman era, hosts unforgettable opera performances every summer. Other monuments which have made Verona famous in the whole world are Piazza delle Erbe, Piazza dei Signori, the Roman Theatre, the Gavi Arch and the ancient Roman city gates: Porta Leoni and Porta Borsari. And one must not forget the many churches which are hardly less than historical art galleries: the Cathedral, Saint Anastasia, Saint Fermo and Saint Zeno.
In addition you can follow the rich food-and-wine itineraries in discovery of real Verona cuisine.
Sommavalle represents the perfect solution for your stay.
The most important monument of Verona is the Roman Amphitheatre, better known as the Verona Arena. A spectacular work of the Roman era, Verona Arena was built between the first and second centuries A.D.
Like all Roman amphitheatres, the underground part of the Verona Arena is a fascinating works of considerable extension connected both with the requirements for the staging of works of popular entertainment and, above all, with the need to drain off the rain water, which is still today the greatest risk for conservation.
Today the Arena has become the most famous open air theatre in the world. The first opera was the Aida, staged in 1913.Every year it hosts the most prestigious Opera Festival in the world, which attracts hundreds of thousands of opera lovers from every corner of the world.
The Opera Festival has made the Arena famous during the summer season, but the Amphitheatre is also known for the annual "International Review of Nativity Scenes in Art and Tradition".The Sommavalle Farm Hotel of Verona has the pleasure of welcoming you in the hope of making your stay in Verona magical.
A stay in Verona is a chance to discover nearby Lake Garda and its natural beauty spots. The destination of tourists, favoured by water sports lovers, Lake Garda has a wealth of history, culture and tradition: small medieval towns, historic dwellings and fine mansions, museums of farming traditions, routes immersed in the nature of Monte Baldo, food-and-wine itineraries….and much more.
Sirmione with its castle and the ancient spa baths, Garda and its rock, Malcesine which is a starting point to discover Monte Baldo, Torbole the world capital of water sports, and Riva del Garda, the ancient spa town popular at the beginning of the last century.