Romance from Verona to Naples – Day 2: Shakespeare's legacy and Pisa's treasures

Start the day with a visit to the Juliet's house, a museum dedicated to the history of two lovers of Verona, who conquered the whole world. After a lunch at a cozy local pizzeria, you are scheduled to move to Bologna, where you can see another fine example of Italian architecture, the Sanctuary of the Madonna of San Luca. And you can meet the sunset next to the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa.
Romance from Verona to Naples
Visiting:

Trip duration: 8 days

Juan Coustillas

Casa di Giulietta

Monuments / Landmarks


The ancient house of the Capello family of the XIII century became a prototype or, on the contrary, was later discovered by admirers of the Shakespeare play about unhappy love. It was here, in the courtyard with a balcony, that Romeo confessed love to Juliet, and today thousands and hundreds of thousands visitors gather here, making wishes, sad about unhappy lovers, admiring the romance of the mansion. Excursions are held on Mondays from 13:30 to 19:30, from Tuesday to Sunday from 8:30 to 19:30.

Pizzeria Vito a San Luca

Pizza Places, Italian Restaurants


Dine in the simple but very cosy Vito a San Luca restaurant. The menu is very diverse, it includes a good Italian pizza, high-quality fresh cheeses and homemade desserts. The restaurant is open from 12.00 to 00.00, and from 9.00 to 00.00 on weekends.

Santuario della Beata Vergine di San Luca

Churches


Near the restaurant is the Catholic basilica in which the Blessed Virgin Mary lived, standing on the Guardian Hill (Colle della Guardia) 300 meters above sea level south-west of the historic centre of Bologna. Pilgrims, admirers of the picture of the Virgin Mary with the child, painted by Saint Luke, flock here. A 3.5 km long covered gallery leads to the basilica just from the Porta Saragozza of Bologna.

Tower of Pisa (Torre di Pisa)

Monuments / Landmarks


Stroll through the old part of the city, whicj offers the picturesque views of the Arno River and the ancient buildings of Pisa, including the ancient tower of Gibellin, built in 1290.

La Scaletta

Italian Restaurants, Pizza Places


Dine in the centre of Pisa. The restaurant specializes in seafood, a fresh catch of the day and a variety of wine list. It has worked here since the 1800s and become the culinary centre of the city. Located near the famous Piazza dei Miracoli, the restaurant attracts both locals and numerous visitors of the city, so it’s better to book a table in advance.