The Valpolicella

The territory of Valpolicella extends over 240 square kilometers, northwest of the city of Verona, in the Veneto region of Northern Italy. The land is steeped in culture as well as having a long tradition of food and wine. The area lies south of the eastern pre-Alps, north of the Adige river, east of the Valdadige Valley and west of the city of Verona. Nearby Lake Garda is just 15 km to the west.

Sant'Ambrogio di Valpolicella
The town of Sant'Ambrogio lies at the intersection of roads for Verona and Trento, and it is famous for its vineyards, and for its marble and marble-related companies.

The municipality of Dolcè is located on the eastern side of the Valdadige with the Adige River flowing by on its western border, and continues up to the border of the Trent province.

The town of Fumane, located in the middle of Valpolicella, comprises the widespread lower valley at the mouth of the Progni Valley and the lower plains of the Lessinia plateau.

Marano di Valpolicella
The valley of Marano is located in the heart of the "Valpolicella Classico" zone. The municipality is nestled between the valleys of Fumane to the west and Negrar to the east.

Negrar di Valpolicella
The name "Negrar" seems to derive from Late Latin "Nigrariu", "the land with the black earth".

The municipality of Pescantina is located on the banks of the Adige River and occupies an area of plain to the North East of Verona, at the foot of the Valpolicella hills.

San Pietro in Cariano
San Pietro in Cariano lies in the heart of Valpolicella and it is about 12 km from the city of Verona and 20 km from the lake Garda.

Sant'Anna D'Alfaedo
The municipality of Sant'Anna d'Alfaedo is located in the north-western area of the Lessinia plateau and comprises almost all of the territory of upper Valpolicella.

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