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A Day-Long Walking Tour of Verona, Italy

“The City of Romance”, with its charming streets, history and elegance, left me wanting more…

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Arriving in Verona, Italy after only a one-hour train ride from Milan, I was pretty stoked. Verona had always been on my top 10 list of cities to visit. How could it not be? After all, I do have something of an obsession with Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’.

A Day-Long Walking Tour of Verona, Italy

The buildings of Verona have preserved the historic feeling of the city, while the stores balance it out with a sense of modernity. Italy has always been known for being a shopping mecca, but Verona took it to a whole new level for me. The city’s charming streets, history and elegance left me wanting more.

A Day-Long Walking Tour of Verona, Italy

Due to Shakespeare’s “star-crossed lovers,” the city of Verona has become quite popular. Rick Steves, an American author and television personality who focuses on European travel, said it best: Verona is “the city of romance.” It is Italy’s fourth-most-visited city — and understandably so. Read on for a few of the must-see places I experienced in this incredible destination. Each is a 5 to 15 minute walk from the next, and you can see them all in one (very full) day.

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Anna graduated York University with a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in Professional Writing, specializing in Journalism. She started off writing book reviews for her own website, and from there branched out to writing for numerous publications. She hopes that her work will inspire and interest readers, allowing them to question, write and express their thoughts and opinions (starting with in the comments!)

Reader Discussion: 11 Comments

  1. Queen Juds

    Where did you take the second picture? Beautiful!!!

  2. Sandra Brown

    This is such a wonderful article! Haven’t been to Verona in years. I definitely would love to go explore it again and I’ll take this with me when I do 🙂

  3. Hannah Meyers

    I’ve never been to Europe and I’ve always wanted to go.Verona just made its way to my bucketlist. 😛

  4. Christine Muchoe

    Wow, it’s on my list of cities to see also! Thanks for sharing, it looks amazing!

  5. Courtney Watson

    This is such an informative article. A lot of people would like to travel in Italy but confused and are really lost on must-see and must-visit places. Verona is one of the awesome cities in Italy. So colorful but very romantic 🙂

  6. Those pictures are magical and the way you described the place – it makes me want to go there and hop on a plane now 😀 Now, if only I can take someone with me….

  7. Ansley Barrington

    What a great article! I’ve been to Verona before but this article makes we want to go back. There are some spots that I missed which I want to see and taste (great looking gelato). The amphitheatre is definitely as slippery as you mentioned, hopefully my next visit will allow for enough time for a performance.

  8. I have friends who have a pied a terre there, and I’ve been meaning to go… this article really makes me wish I’d gone sooner! Booking ticket now!

  9. Great lineup at the Amphitheater! Aida, Tosca and (of course) Romeo/Juliet are all fantastic. I’ve seen them at The Met, but now I’m wondering how seeing them in Verona would compare!

  10. This city looks so romantic! I’m going to drag the guy I’m seeing there and go see some Opera, followed by ice cream and coffee at the places you recommended. Sounds like the sort of place to fall in love at — and with!

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