1.  Three of Shakespeare's plays are set in Verona:

        Romeo and Juliet,

        The Taming of the Shrew,

        The Two Gentlemen of Verona.

        Read more to get inspiration for your sightseeing:

        Shakespeare’s Italy ,

        Shakespeare and Italy ,

        Shakespeare in Italy ,

        Verona, Italy: a cultural city guide.

         

      2.  Verona is featured in the travel diaries of Goethe, Stendhal and Paul Valéry.

         

      3. The city has been awarded World Heritage Site status by UNESCO because of its urban structure and architecture

         

      4. Verona is the town that Julius Caesar (Rome 100 B.C. ‐ Rome, March 15, 44 B.C.) chose for relaxing stays and it was the birthplace of Latin poet Catullus (Verona, 84 B.C. – Rome, 54 B.C.)