Verona is famously known as the home of Shakespeare’s ill-fated couple, Romeo and Juliet. In the story, the city is merely a backdrop for the tragic tale, but in real life, the city is a vibrant town filled with tourism potential. If you have always wanted to explore this exciting city, here are some of the things you should check out.
1. Visit Juliet’s balcony and leave a letter for her on the wall.
Sample the wine produced at the Bertani wine estate.
Shop the vendor stalls at the Piazza Delle Erbe.
Explore the Verona Arena.
Check out St. Peter’s Castle to get the best views of the city.
Climb to the top of the Lamberti Tower.
Visit the Basilica di San Zeno, the spot of Romeo and Juliet’s secret wedding.
Appreciate the beauty of the Verona Cathedral.
Explore the city’s Greek past at the Palazzo Maffei.
Visit Palazzo del Comune, the oldest city hall in the country.
Float down the River Adige.
Take in the beautiful gardens of the Giusti Palace.
Admire the stunning frescos of the Mazzanti Houses.
Explore the ruins of Juliet’s tomb at the San Francesco al Corso.
Tour the Scaliger Tombs.