“Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene . . . .” So were the first words of Shakespeare’s beloved tale of star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet. As the stage for one of the most important pieces written by the famous playwright, Verona is still to this day very much visited by those wanting to marvel at all things Romeo and Juliet. But the romantic Italian town has a wealth of other things to offer. From striking architecture to succulent local cuisine, the city of love is undoubtedly a mandatory stop when visiting the areas around Milan and Venice.