Weekend getaways for couples in Italy: Verona and Its Magnificent Tourist Attractions

Verona, a city located in Veneto, Italy is named as one of the main tourist attractions because of its heritage, operas and shows. The city has much offer to the tourists, especially a nice place for Weekend getaways for couples in Italy with their best attractions which includes medieval and religious buildings, a cathedral and their ever famous Roman Arena.

Teatro Romano

Teatro Romano
Teatro Romano

When crossing the beautiful stone bridge, Ponte Pietra, you can reach the Roman Theatre of Verona. It gives the people a glimpse of grandness of the building. It was built in the 1st Century AD on a hill overlooking the river. It was in the 19th century that they started to restore the theatre back to its magnificence.

Cathedral

This Gothic-Romanesque cathedral is among one of the most notable attractions. It is dedicated to Santa Maria Assunta and made up of many different buildings such as library, cloister and bishop’s house.

Roman Arena

The Arena was built in the 1st century BC and the third largest Arena in Italy. It also holds up to 25,000 viewers. Since early 1900’s it has been the venue of an esteemed opera festival and perfect setting for theatrical performances.

Casa di Giulietta

Juliet’s House, Verona, Italy
Juliet’s House, Verona, Italy

Ranked Number 28 on all the attractions in Verona but it is a must to visit while you’re in the city. Even though Juliet is only a fictional character of Shakespeare, the love story still remains a legend in the city. Almost everyone cannot resist catching a glimpse of Juliet’s balcony, the main attraction of the house. The building was built during the 12th century and owned by Dal Cappello Family. In the courtyard, you can’t miss the bronze statue of Juliet. You can also leave a love letter in a red mail box located inside and maybe one day you might get a reply.

These are just four of the many beautiful attractions in Verona. If you plan or happen to be there, please do not forget to pay a visit to the places mentioned above and leaves your love letter at Juliet’s house.