Planning a trip to Italy’s Verona? Here are the things to see and do there
When in Italy, Verona is a must visit. Especially for the Romeo Juliet fans, Verona is a not-to-miss attraction.
Located in northern Italy’s Veneto region, Verona is famous for many reasons and the biggest one being it was the setting for one of William Shakespeare’s well-known tragedies, Romeo and Juliet. Whether it is to watch an open air opera or to breathe in all the romance in the air, Verona sees flocks and flocks of tourists each year. Surely one can go there only to see Shakespeare’s magic unfold but there is so much more to this city that is just waiting to be explored. So, if you have made up your mind to visit Verona on your next holiday, here we have a list of all the things you must see and do while you are there! Read on…
Visit the Arena
If you are going to Verona and you miss out visiting the Arena then was it even a good trip? It is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Verona and dates back to almost the 1st Century! You can still watch operas and concerts here that too in the open! So definitely do not miss out on this one.
See the Romeo and Juliet sites
There is no doubt that millions of tourists come to Verona every year to see the backdrop of the incredibly famous play Romeo and Juliet. You can see the balcony from where Romeo proposed to Juliet and even the place Romeo lived. While all of it is fiction, it still is worth spending some money on and seeing the costumes, locations etc.
Go to Torre dei Lamberti
If you want the best views of the city, this is the place for you to go to. Overlooking the Piazza Delle Erbe, you can book tickets to go up the tower. You can climb up the stairs or even take a lift to go see the views.
Arco dei Gavi
If you want some Instagram worthy pictures, visit Arco dei Gavi, an ancient arch built by the noble Gavia family. It has a lot of history and surely is a sight not worth missing! The best part is it is right next to the river and thus it makes for a beautiful tourist spot.