Verona, the great chief town of the Veneto, well-known for its Arena, suggestive amphitheater of the Roman era and chosen as background for the famous Shakespeare drama. This is a guide to Verona, the town with the Roman Arena and Juliet’s Balcony.
Verona has an ancient historical center, very extensive and well conserved. The Roman municipality of the 49 B.C., reserves standout tracks of that prosperous era. The Roman amphitheater called the Arena, one of the most famous outdoor theatre in the world, the Roman Theatre, the Gavi Arch and the monumental gates (Porta Borsari and the Porta dei Leoni) are magnificent works designed to last millennia.
Noteworthy architectural works remain from the Scaliger’s seignory and the Austrian domination during the Renaissance, but there are also, palaces and squares of every epoch and style in warm, soft colors.
This guide covers a one day visit to Verona, and it also includes day visits to the nearby cities of Vicenza, Padua and the art city of Mantua.