Have you ever watch a movie “Letters to Juliet” starring by Amanda Seyfried ? Curious about the background and inspiration from Juliet which became the title of the movie? Perhaps you can find in the city of Verona in Italy.
Romeo and Juliet fought each other to get their love. Often she waited on the balcony and waited for Romeo to come.
The love story they have often been the inspiration for musicians world. For example, in addition to the movie Letters to Juliet, there were also sing the song Love Story by Taylor Swift.
Well, it seems the story of Romeo and Juliet’s global appeal, they came from this city. In this city, there is a house said to be the home of Romeo and Juliet. Juliet’s house is even equipped with a balcony where ordinary often wait.
You are curious and eager to explore Verona which takes 1 hour 22 minutes to reach it from the city of Milan? Well, this time we will discuss it, status reason not mean to make you refused to see Verona the romantic city.
Get to know more about City of Verona
Verona is a city located in the Veneto, one of the seven capital cities of the province. Verona city is located in northern Italy. This city is one of the tourist destinations in the Northeast Italy.
The town has many tourist artistic heritage, complete with several annual exhibitions, performances and opera. This place became very famous because it is the first place where William Shakespeare showcase the artwork of Romeo and Juliet.
When compared with other cities that are quite popular and touristry, Venice, Verona, the city tends to be calm and relaxed. How? Are you ready to explore Verona?
Towards Transportation Verona
Route 1: Boarding Towards Verona
Entering Through International Airport Verona Valerio Catullo Villafranca
One route that you can use if you want to enter Verona is by plane route to Verona. Currently, there are several airlines with different types that can bring you from Milan to Verona.
When heading to Verona, you may experience a period of transit for one to two times. City for transit maybe is Amsterdam, Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur, Frankfurt, and Paris. This trip can you travel with a time of 18 hours 55 minutes to 27 hours 5 minutes.
Well, the cost of what you spend if you want to take the flight route ranges from 370 to 750 euros for a one-way.
Route 2: Stepping up the train from Milan
If you wish, there are other alternatives route that can you take to reach Verona. First, you can board the aircraft route. Currently, there are many airlines that will mengantarkanmu to Milan.
Arriving in Milan, you will arrive at Malpensa International Airport. The trip to Milan will you travel for varying periods of between 16 hours and 10 minutes to 24 hours with one transit. City may be a for your transit are Singapore, Abu Dhabi, Doha, Istanbul and others.
Costs you spend on traveling by plane, it is around 400 to 600 euros. Furthermore, you can continue your journey to get to Milano Centrale.
Length of time you need to reach Verona from Milano Centrale is approximately 1 hour 21 minutes. Costs you need for this trip is around 29 to 35 euros.
Choosing lodging During Located in Verona
If you wish to stay at while in Verona, you can choose to stay at the inn that suit your needs. You can choose to stay at various bed and breakfast, guest house or hotel.
If you choose to stay at various bed and breakfast, you can get a room with a kind of double room. Costs you spend to stay at this type is about 100 euros per night.
Facilities that you get if you stay at this inn are air conditioning, work desk, heating, shower, hair dryer, toiletries, toilet, a private bathroom, flat-screen TV, tea / coffee maker, minibar, and others.
In addition to staying in bed and breakfast, you also have the opportunity to stay at the guest house types. If staying at the guest house type, you can get a room with a kind of quadruple room.
Costs you spend if you want to stay here is 240 euros. Facilities that you get if you want to stay here is the view of the city, telephone, flat-screen TVs, safes, heating, air conditioning, minibar and free wifi.
In addition to staying at the inn with the type of bed and breakfast and guest house, you also have other alternatives to stay at the hotel. If you want to stay at the hotel, you can get a room with a twin room type.
Costs you spend if you want to stay at the inn with a kind of twin room is about 166.08 Euros per night. Facilities that you get if you want to stay at this inn is air-conditioning, private bathroom, telephone, minibar, and free wifi.
The first day
Start your holiday event in Verona
Here’s one of the favorite tourist you must visit when you have the chance to visit Verona. Yes, the tour is visiting the statue Juliet.
Juliet itself is the only daughter of the Capulet wealthy family. The family inhabit the city of Verona. Juliet statue itself was built to perpetuate the existence of Juliet.
Here there is a unique tradition where the tourists try to hold (sorry) Juliet statue right chest. That said, they can say the petition while doing so. Of course, believe or not can be returned to you.
Situated right in front of the statue of Juliet, you can see there is a building that is home Juliet. The building called Casa di Giuletta. There, you can see the balcony that is usually used by Juliet to wait Romeo.
The house is said to have been built since the 14th century but is now empty and unpopulated back. This house tends always visited by many tourists, whether from Italy or overseas.
On the wall of the house, you can find love letters sent from person to person he loves. The letter usually contains about longing for a lover, the story of unrequited love, or many others.
The tradition of writing love letters have been around for thousands of years ago. Then, every day, a love letter is cleared by the officers who work there. However, the love letters that seemed to constantly come and meet the walls of Juliet’s house.
Relax, because the Verona of course can be enjoyed by you who have a partner, LDR or single. Because not a few people who pray to be reunited with his or her spouse in this place.
Yes, before entering the area of Juliet’s house, before you will find a tunnel with a very big wall. At the wall, you will see a lot of graffiti name a couple here.
By writing the name here, they hoped that his love life would continue to be durable and lasting. Make no mistake, because although the size of these walls tend to be large and tall, but you can see that this wall looks like a canvas filled.
If you are not so eager to write your name and your partner, grab your camera. Do not forget to capture the moment when you see a situation that is recorded with your camera.
Not so far from Juliet’s house, you can see there are houses Romeo who still are in the same area. But unfortunately, when it comes to visit me less fortunate. Romeo house was closed for the day.
Once satisfied visited the house Romeo and Juliet is also a symbol of a typical romantic Verona, you can continue your journey with a culinary tasting of typical Italian. Yes, the trip was not complete if you have not tasted the typical Italian cuisine.
On the occasion of that time, I had the opportunity to taste this cuisine right in the area around the home of Romeo and Juliet. Yes, along the road you can find many restaurants selling food by using outdoor tents and shades.
Oh yes, when you’re ordering your food, do not be surprised when you watch yourself served by the waiters were handsome. Indeed, Italy is famous for many good-looking men. That had puzzled me, from start to sweeper, waiter up Italian soccer player is average looking.
In addition to a handsome, they also tend to be friendly so you will be served with a smile plastered on their face. Yes, really exciting is it?
Furthermore, I had the opportunity to taste the lasagna, pizza and spaghetti. According to me, it feels more italian taste than when tasted in the homeland. Pizza Italia itself tends to be thin and served with a big plate for one serving.
As for the taste of lasagna and spaghetti also did not disappoint. When tasting it, you can also feel there are pizza seasoning there. Yes, culinary tours in Italy is really recommended.
The second day
Continue Your journey to explore Verona Arena
To continue with your second day trip in the city of Verona, then you can visit Verona Arena. This place was built by the Romans from the first century in the period Agustan.
As with Coliseum in Rome, Verona Arena is also used as an arena to compete. At first the place is used for logistic purposes, but over time, eventually Verona Arena is used as a place to compete.
Arena which still stands today is the result of the displacement of material. This place also had suffered severe damage as a result of the devastating earthquake which occurred at around the 12th century.
Amphiteathre shaped arena is located in the Piazza Bra, Verona. If in ancient times was used as a place to play, then at this moment Piazza Bra used as an opera venue.
Here it is another place you should visit on your chance to visit Verona. Yes, Verona does have a lot of buildings with a classic feel that is able to make you enchanted and as if were back to the past.
Castelvecchio is a castle located in Verona, northern Italy. This place is one of the most important Italian military construction during the first glory. Nowadays, this place has enabled it to be an art museum.
These sites were restored in 1959 and 1973 by an Italian architect named Carlo Scarpa. Almost all the works shown at the art museum was inspired by the architecture of the Romanesque style.
Contained in museum collections include sculpture, sculptures, paintings, weapons, ceramics, miniature and old bell. Sculpture contained in this museum is Cecilia and Catherinea and others.
Painting found here, for example Madonna of the Quaila, Madonna of the Rose Gardena, Madonna with childâa, Madonna and others. Moreover, in this museum there are also many paintings are from the 14th century.
Visited Piazza delle Erbe
Once satisfied visited Castelvecchio, you can continue your journey by visiting the Piazza delle Erbe. Here there is a fountain complete with a statue on it. The place is also considered a favorite place that you should go on a chance to visit the city of Verona.
The statue is located just above the fountain is named Madonna Verona. The place is also interesting for you visit at night because at night you can watch the game of lights wonderful here.
In this place, you can also sample a variety of culinary. However, if you do not really want to taste the food, just sightseeing while enjoying the scenery around this place should also be included in the list of activities wisatamu.
The architectural style of the region, this piazza inspired by the style of Renaissance architecture. Well, while enjoying the beautiful architecture, you also can feel closer to local residents Verona itself because here also one of the public places where many people come and spend time Verona.
The third day
Let Exploring Verona Lambertia Tower
To start your third day of tourist activities in Verona, you can start by visiting Lambertia Tower. This place is a tower that is located not so far from Piazza delle Erbe.
High tower is approximately 84 meters. To reach the peak, you need about 284 stairs. However, you need not worry because here there is also a lift that you can use to reach the top of the tower.
Do not miss the interesting sights you can see at the top of this tower. Verona city views from an altitude of course you should not miss. Verona offers beautiful scenery and awesome.