Casa di Giulietta — Verona, Italy

Casa di Giulietta — Verona, Italy

Happy Valentines Day, Divas!!

In our last Devotional Diva post, I shared most of our trip to Vicenza and Verona, Italy…

LEAVING OUT THE MOST ROMANTIC (YET FICTIONAL) PART!

I saved Casa di Giulietta in Verona for a special Valentines Day post!

We had to do it. I love Romeo & Juliet. It’s supposed to be where she lived. There is a statue of Juliet, there is her infamous balcony and a small museum. (What I really want to know is where is the pool that Leonardo DiCaprio falls into in the movie version???)

Also — there’s a tomb not far from here. We didn’t make it over there.

While the story is based on two rival families¬†(or so I’ve heard), Casa di Giulietta wasn’t actually where Juliet lived. Juliet wasn’t a real person.

So it’s kind of a silly touristy thing.

But let’s live a little. Let’s be romantic! It’s Verona!

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That’s me on the balcony! Just another Juliet.
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This cobblestone was not made for strollers, let me tell you.
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There must be 1 zillion names and messages on the walls of Casa di Giulietta.
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The entrance
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This is another vantage point. This is the “free” balcony photoshoot. It is not good. I recommend paying the small fee for the museum and real balcony. You deserve to be a real Juliet. Although, if lines are really bad in the summer I suppose it’s an okay alternative.
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There is a little postal box where you can mail letters to Juliet.

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