Many people think of a touching love story of Romeo and Juliet when they hear the word “Verona”. Indeed, the plot of the famous tragedy by Shakespeare took place here. Each year the city hosts the most romantic festival in the world - Verona in Love - which always attracts a large number of travelers. The festival starts February 12 and lasts for three days. As you can guess from the name, the main theme of the festival is triumph of love. During three days streets of Verona are decorated huge posters, lights and balloons in the shape of hearts. You can see words on these huge colorful posters - lovers use them to confess their feelings. The celebration traditionally attracts a large number of couples.
During the festival the streets of the city become the location for wonderful presentations, interesting events and fairs, where visitors can various interesting souvenirs and gifts for their beloved ones. The main celebrations are held near the house of Juliet, as well as on St. Anastasia Square. The biggest fair is located on Dei Signori Square. Stalls here are set in heart shape. You will see many interesting gifts, sweets and decorations in these festive outlets. Rides in beautiful carriages drawn by white horses are another very popular entertainment among vacationers.
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