Hotel Antica Porta Leona
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
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This morning we visited casa di capuleti or Juliet's house as we know it. This is where the movie letters to Juliet was filmed one of my favourite movies!! It also brought back many memories of when I played the leading role in the school play. We also visited her tomb and were closely followed by the security lady presumably to check we didn't write on the walls as so many people had done ...
This is the last leg of our Italian adventure. Left Venice this morning by water taxi from our hotel to the train station. After a short train journey arrived in Verona. Our hotel is a beautifully converted palazzo very grand!!! Of course we had to explore the shops first although shock and horror there is no Prada!! Very strange when there has been several in every other city we have stayed. So we crossed the oldest roman bridge in Verona Ponte pietra ...
... looks quite crumbly the interior is very strong and I would love to experience an opera there. The acoustics are amazing with some tourists practicing their singing voices. The most Liam would do is clap his hands and listen to the echo.
Walking through the streets there is an old roman feel to the city and almost every window has a balcony! Of course the most famous balcony at Juliet's house is ...
... This was like a mini Colosseum. It's still used for opera's in the summer and they were preparing for a performance that night of Aida. Pity we couldn't stay, but we did enjoy watching them set up while exploring the Arena. The square also had a large fountain, statue and gardened areas making it a very pleasant place to be.
Followed our fellow tourists to the Casa di ...
... to the historic arena, locked up the gear and
started to stroll. We had a coffee in a pavement café in front of
the arena, and wandered down the shopping streets until we came
across the market square. More coffee, or maybe beer followed.
Every street we turned down led to a hidden square, fabulous old
architecture or something else of interest. This city proved to be
the unexpected gem of the holiday and it was a pity we did not have