Fascinating Verona: in the Footprints of Romeo and Juliet

Take a stroll through Verona’s medieval center and reenact Shakespeare’s tale of fated love. As a guide tells the stories of the Scala family mausoleum, the Madonna Verona fountain, and Juliet’s House and Balcony, you’ll understand why the city of Verona was the perfect setting for Shakespeare‘s love tragedy.

Fascinating Verona: in the Footprints of Romeo and Juliet


  • Walking tour of Verona based on Romeo and Juliet for 1.5 hours.
  • Explore the city where Shakespeare’s love tragedy was inspired.
  • At Juliet’s House and Balcony, you may imagine the tenderness of young love.
  • At the Scala tombs, you might hear tales of feuding families.
  • With the help of a guide, you can visit Roman, Gothic, and Renaissance ruins.
  • You will love this summary and introduction to Verona’s fascinating history!

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The city’s Arena amphitheater, an old Roman monument that predates the Colosseum and has been in operation for more than 2,000 years, is where you’ll meet your storyteller guide in the afternoon. Verona’s historic origins and interesting history will be explained to you by your guide as you walk through the city’s meandering medieval alleyways.

In Verona’s past, there are many stories of terrible feuds, passion, and drama, which made it a perfect backdrop for Shakespeare to write his tragic play. Let your imagination run wild at Juliet’s House, an ancient property with a popular balcony and monument of the doomed protagonist (though any Shakespearean connections here are dubious).

In Herbs Square, you’ll find a bustling local market as well as some grand palaces. It is a great way to learn more about the history of some of the city’s most well-known attractions, such as Lamberti Tower and the Madonna Verona fountain. Verona’s rich architectural history is on display in Signori Square, where Roman, Gothic, Renaissance, and modern architecture blend to create an arresting urban scene.

Fascinating Verona: in the Footprints of Romeo and Juliet

Pass through quiet courtyards and back alleys until you reach the Scala family tombs, an influential ruling family from the 13th and 14th centuries whose scandals and power struggles echo those in Romeo and Juliet’s time.

Find out why Verona was chosen by Shakespeare as the site for Romeo and Juliet by learning about its rich history of romance, drama, and family feuds. The Arena, built before Rome’s Colosseum and still utilized for cultural events, is the first stop on your two-hour guided tour.

Visit Juliet’s house to see the famed balcony and Juliet’s monument. Next, you’ll come to Herbs Square, where you’ll find a bustling farmers’ market, as well as the Lamberti Tower and the Domus Mercatorum. Signori Square, the heart of Verona’s history, is a must-see for any visitor to the city. Romanesque, Gothic, and Renaissance architecture may be seen throughout the city. Scala Family Tombs are located in a medieval courtyard.

Here we end our Fascinating Verona: in the Footprints of Romeo and Juliet tour.

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