Located just a short drive from the romantic city of Venice, is the even more romantic city of Verona, famous for being the setting to Shakespeare’s tragic love story – Romeo and Juliet.

Although it’s a small city, there are plenty of exciting things to do in Verona that can be easily seen even within a day trip from Venice.

Things to Do in Verona (in two days)

There are so many great things to do in Verona, both free and paid. Here is what we recommend you can do in two days in Verona. We know it because we did them all!

Walk (or Bike) Around the Old Town

As you walk down the streets the romantic charm follows you everywhere. Dip into quaint cafes, boutique stores or Venetian restaurants and soak in the atmosphere.

Visit Juliet’s House and Courtyard

As you step into the inner courtyard, adorned with a bronze statue of Juliet, you can’t help but feel the weight of history and romance in the air. 

Pay Respects at Juliet’s Tomb

As you step into the atmospheric chamber, adorned with delicate frescoes and ancient relics, you can’t help but feel the weight of love’s enduring power. 

Travel Back In Time at Verona Arena

Standing proudly in the heart of Verona, the Verona Arena is a majestic Roman amphitheater, constructed in the 1st century and has stood the test of time and still stands largely intact to this day.

Walk Over The Castelvecchio Bridge (Scaligero Bridge)

This medieval marvel, constructed in the 14th century, not only served as a vital link between the city’s past and present but also as a fortress protecting the ruling Scaliger family. 

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