7 Things to Do in Verona, A World Heritage Site

7 Things to Do in Verona, A World Heritage Site, Verona, Italy (B)

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Verona is one of the most perfect towns in Italy. With its 2,000 year history, attractive architecture and walkable centre, it has something for everyone. But why should you visit, and what are the best things to do in Verona?

Verona has been a popular tourist destination for centuries, with visitors attracted by its Roman history as well as its art and architecture. So fabled was the city that Shakespeare’s Romeo exclaimed “there’s no world without Verona walls”. Notable visitors included Mozart and Goethe.

Verona is one of 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Veneto. This is because it incorporates artistic elements from each period of its history: Roman, Romanesque, medieval and Renaissance. If all of that history is not enough, Verona also has a world famous opera festival and numerous cafés and restaurants. And it is ideally located for a variety of day trips. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 7 Things to Do in Verona, A World Heritage Site
Guide Location: Italy » Verona
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Karen Warren
Read it on Author's Website: https://bewitchedbyitaly.com/things-to-do-in-verona.html
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Portoni della Brà
  • Piazza Brà
  • Roman Arena
  • Via Mazzini
  • Piazza delle Erbe
  • Torre dei Lamberti
  • Museo Archaeologico
  • Castelvecchio
  • the Ponte Scaligero
  • Juliet’s House
  • Juliet’s Tomb
  • Basilica of Sant’Anastasia
  • Chiesa di Santa Maria in Organo
  • Basilica of San Zeno
  • Verona Cathedral Complex
  • Church of St Helen
  • Giardino Giusti
  • Grand Hotel des Arts