Discover Verona with your insider guide as you follow the footprints left by Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet and become captivated by this fascinating city. Shakespeare placed his star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, in Verona for good reason: romance, drama and fatal family feuds have been the city's hallmark for centuries.
Your journey will start at the 2,000-year-old amphitheater called the Arena, built before the Colosseum in Rome and still used today for concerts and cultural events. You will walk through the evocative streets of Verona to reach the world-famous Juliet's house, with the balcony and the statue of Juliet, the unlucky protagonist of the heart-breaking tragedy. You will proceed to Herbs Square with its lively market, its glamorous palaces, the fascinating fountain of Madonna Verona, the Lamberti Tower and the ancient Domus Mercatorum,
The next step will be the historical Signori Square, astonishing in its simple elegance: there the entire history of Verona can be seen, from the Roman period, through the Romanesque, the Gothic, the Renaissance-period buildings, to today's life. Passing through evocative medieval courtyards and backstreets, you will finally reach the Scala Family Tombs. You will most certainly take home wonderful and ever-lasting memories of this fascinating city, which will remain in your heart forever.