Tour of Romeo and Juliet, Verona

"There is no world without Verona walls... Heaven is here, where Juliet lives". If you are a fan of Romeo and Juliet and you want to have one of the most memorable experiences of your life, Verona is the city to see. Verona will really sweep you off your feet, and make you laugh, cry, and possibly even fall in love.
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Tour of Romeo and Juliet Map

Guide Name: Tour of Romeo and Juliet
Guide Location: Italy » Verona (See other walking tours in Verona)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 km
Author: Helen
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Casa di Romeo

1) Casa di Romeo (must see)

One cannot visit Verona without viewing the Casa di Romeo, also known as the domicile of Romeo Montecchi. The 13th-century brick abode is located in close proximity to the Casa di Giulietta (orthe house of Juliette and features an enclosed courtyard and high walls, typical of houses from that era.

The house resembles a medieval castle and is one of the oldest in Verona. It is not too difficult to imagine a young Romeo contemplating his future with his beloved from a window or taking a walk...   view more
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Casa de Giulietta

2) Casa de Giulietta (must see)

Casa di Giulietta, or the house of Juliette, is a 13th-century structure situated on the remains of a Roman insula building on the Via Capello. It is located near well-known Juliette’s Tomb.

Although many dispute whether or not Romeo and Juliette actually existed, the house remains a popular sightseer location that thousands of tourists visit each year. In fact, the house was formerly owned by the dell Capello family. Many guests write notes on the wall and the doors of the courtyard. From...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Porta Leoni

3) Porta Leoni

The Porta Leoni, formerly known as the Porta San Fermo and the Arco di Valeria, is an ancient and beautiful Roman gate in Verona that dates back to the first century BCE. It was built by P. Valerius, Q. Caecilius, Q. Servilius and P. Cornelius. The current name comes from a sarcophagus lid that features two lions that is located at the monument of Umberto I near Ponte Navi. The gateway connected to the road which led to Bologna and Aquileia. Today, it is part of the city walls at the end of the...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Arena di Verona

4) Arena di Verona (must see)

Located on Piazza Bra, this Roman amphitheater can seat up to 22,000 people and was built in 30 AD. It is home to the Verona Opera season each summer. The arena is known for its superb acoustics. Over 500,000 people visit each year.

In ancient times, people came from far and wide to see the many performances, jousts, and trials. In modern times, great artists, such as Maria Callas, Tito Gobbi, Renata Tebaldi, Simple Minds, Duran Duran, Dire Straits, Rod Stewart, and Sting, have performed at...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Piazza Bra

5) Piazza Bra (must see)

Piazza Bra is the largest city square in Verona. Its amphitheater is the third largest in Italy. It was built during the first century AD and can hold 22,000 people. It is also the location of the town hall, many famous palaces, and the Palazzo della Gran Guardia. A statue of Victor Emanuel II on horseback, the balcony of the Palazzo degli Honori where Garibaldi gave his “Rome or death” speech, and stone carvings of saints are just a few of the sites you will see when you visit the piazza.
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Sight description based on wikipedia
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Juliet's Tomb

6) Juliet's Tomb (must see)

Located inside the picturesque and beautiful San Francesco al Corso Monastery is the final resting place of the doomed lover of Shakespeare’s Romeo. It is rumored that good luck will come to those who rub the right breast of the bronze statue of Juliet.

The romantic villa, which can accommodate up to 40 people, features a garden and a trellised walkway that is perfect for weddings or other events. An additional treat is the nearby Guarienti Hall, the home of Juliet and the church where the...   view more

Walking Tours in Verona, Italy

Create Your Own Walk in Verona

Create Your Own Walk in Verona

Creating your own self-guided walk in Verona is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Verona's Museums and Galleries

Verona's Museums and Galleries

Italy offers a vast number of beautiful museums and galleries which have earned fame from the rest of the world. The museums provide a very unique collection of art and cultural treasures from Italy. Verona's museums and galleries are the greatest places in the city to learn about Italy's past and admire Italian masterpieces of inestimable value.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 km
Verona's Palaces and Gates

Verona's Palaces and Gates

Verona is a city of palaces, gates, and bridges. Individuals will discover the remains of Roman palaces along with Roman-esque and Renaissance monuments and gates. In a couple of hours, one may stumble upon all the treasures of the Roman age inside Verona and understand why the city is often called "The Gateway of Italy".

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 km
Verona's Famous Spots

Verona's Famous Spots

Verona offers a grand collection of architectural hot spots such as palaces, cloisters, bridges, and gates. Make no mistake, you cannot get bored while in the city of Verona.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.7 km
Nightlife Tour in Verona

Nightlife Tour in Verona

Verona comes alive at night with live music and pub crawlers and this highly energetic city offers the choices for great night entertainments. If you are looking for a relaxed atmosphere, Verona is the city where one may enjoy a wide variety of pubs, bars, bistros, and other great nightspots which offer a fantastic selection of food, drinks, and entertainment. Check out the most popular nightlife spots in Verona in the next self-guided tour:

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.1 km
Walking the Adige River

Walking the Adige River

The Adige river adds to the romantic ambience of Verona. Near the river's banks, one will find fascinating cloisters, museums, theatres, and gardens which are just a few of the city's well preserved treasures.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 km
Verona's Religious Buildings

Verona's Religious Buildings

Churches and cathedrals are famous for their architecture and also provide local, national, artistic, and historic significance. Tourists enjoy visiting churches due to the treasure packed inside stained glass, stone and wood statues, historic tombs, richly carved furniture, and objects of both artistic and religious significance such as reliquaries.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 km