Verona: The city of romance.
Here, Shakespeare’s Romeo declared his undying love for Juliet. Take a journey with us that captures the history of the world’s most adored star-crossed lovers – from the popular Balcony of Juliet to buildings owned by the real-life Capulet and Montague families.
There is no world without Verona walls,
But purgatory, torture, hell itself.
Hence banished is banish’d from the world,
And world’s exile is death.
William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, act 3, scene 3.
A cultural crossroads.
Once a military stronghold for the Roman Empire, a visit to Verona takes you through a city rich in history with Roman monuments from antiquity as well as medieval and Renaissance periods. Verona’s rich artistic heritage includes the opera in the ancient Arena, built by the Romans.
The third largest city in northeast Italy, Verona is a primary tourist destination with a much to discover in the surrounding areas. It is also well situated geographically to make an ideal home base for travel in Verona and beyond.
A small sampling of day trips from Verona or other unforgettable experiences in Italy includes Venice, Milan, Bologna, Lake Garda, and many more.