Route & dates
Verona— 2 nights
Tue, Jun 6 - Thu, Jun 8
City of Romeo and Juliet
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.Visit Arena di Verona and Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Piazza delle Erbe and Museo di Castelvecchio. Venture out of the city with trips to Castello Scaligero (in Sirmione) and Scaliger Castle in Malcesine (in Malcesine). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Verona's Cathedral (Duomo), explore the historical opulence of Piazzale Castel San Pietro, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Anastasia.
For where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our Verona road trip site.
If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Verona Villafranca Airport, Treviso-Sant'Angelo Airport and Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport. In June, daytime highs in Verona are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Verona
Castello Scaligero, Scaliger Castle in Malcesine
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