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Verona: History and Hidden Gems Walking Tour

1. Verona: History and Hidden Gems Walking Tour

Stroll through Verona on an informative and dynamic walk with your professional guide and his live monolingual commentary. Focus your attention on the important details one usually overlooks and fully enjoy the sights as you walk through the main landmarks, as well as hidden charming corners. Meet your guide in the actual main square, Piazza Bra, and get straight away back in the Roman era, when the Arena was housing the gladiators' games and learn about it's peculiar form, size, age and discover how it could survive a couple of millennia. Access an archaeological site and discover what lies in the underground. Follow the line of the early mediaeval citywall to reach the Corso, the oldest and most important local street, alongside which most remarkable buildings lie. Marvel at Porta Jovia, the most beautifully decorated Roman monument, and stare at the scenic view over the river with a stunning medieval castle and its bridge. Enter the Roman part of Verona and adventure inside blocks of houses. Learn how to identify the age of the buildings and how architecture changed in the course of centuries. Explore Piazza delle Erbe and picture the oldest fountain as well as the most beautiful façades in town. Listen to the anecdotes about the life at the market place. Marvel at Piazza dei Signori with public buildings such as Palazzo della Ragione, Palazzo Della Scala, and Palazzo del Capitano. Unveil the identity of the highest tower in town and dive into the medieval life of an Italian wealthy city. Discover the most important, powerful and famous local family ever, listen to curious anecdotes about them and sneak inside the biggest and most beautiful church in town. Marvel at the dramatic Arche Scaligere mausoleums on your way to Romeo’s house and the Juliet's balcony, and uncover the background of the Shakespearean tragedy. At the end of the tour, after having crossed the town centre from side to side you will find yourself in the heart of it, ready and capable to further make the most of your time in fair Verona, UNESCO world heritage site.

Verona: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

2. Verona: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. Start your tour at the imposing Verona Arena, the trademark of Verona! Visit Porta Borsari with its enchanting image. Photograph Juliet's House straight out of the most beautiful dream and admire Piazza delle Erbe with its unique architecture. Piazza dei Signori will amaze you, it is one of the characteristic symbols of Verona. Then the Basilica di Santa Anastasia awaits you, don't forget to take pictures, it's the most important Gothic church in Verona! Ponte Pietra will leave you speechless with its tranquil beauty. Admire the Cattedrale di Santa Maria Matricolare with its beautiful interior. Verona's second most famous bridge Ponte della Vittoria is worth your time and the space on your mobile memory, while the icing on the cake of this unique tour will be the Ponte di Castelvecchio, a spot that is always busy and enchanting.

Verona: Private 2-Hour Walking Tour

3. Verona: Private 2-Hour Walking Tour

See the sights of Verona on a 2-hour walking tour with a private guide and marvel at monuments from different periods of the city's rich history. Marvel at the monumental Roman amphitheater on Piazza Brà, built in the 1st century AD and still in use today. Stroll down to the River Adige to see the medieval fortress of the Castelvecchio and historic Ponte Scaligero (Castelvecchio Bridge). Pass through the 3rd-century Porta Borsari archway that formed part of the original Roman walls. Continue along the Corso to Piazza Erbe at the heart of the Roman city and soak up the lively atmosphere. See the historical Café Dante on Piazza dei Signori and admire the medieval Palazzi Scaligeri where the Scaliger Tombs commemorate the family that ruled Verona from the 13th to the late 14th century. Continue down a narrow alleyway to stand in front of the house and balcony where Romeo declared his love for Juliet, according to the tale by Shakespeare!

Padua Self-Guided Highlights Scavenger Hunt & Tour

4. Padua Self-Guided Highlights Scavenger Hunt & Tour

Get to know Padua at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts and legends. An ideal outdoor activity for first time visitors, couples, groups, families, and children. Can be used as a great team-building activity. After downloading the scavenger hunt tour on your mobile device, use the mobile app and integrated maps to reach 10 of Padua's most important attractions on foot. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the city sightseeing game. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the tour. Start the activity whenever you like and enjoy the flexibility to pause your game at any time to take a break, snap the perfect photos, stop for lunch, or visit a museum. Choose to continue the tour later or save the rest for another day. In the historic Padua, you will first visit the beautiful Scrovegni Chapel. Then the unique Piazza Garibaldi and then the irreplaceable Piazza dei Signori. This wonderful route continues to the Padua Cathedral. As a fifth stop you will find the Ragione Palace. As you continue your walk through the city you will find the interesting Piazza della Frutta. Of course, the University of Padua could not be missing from this tour. In addition, you will also admire the MUSME. The penultimate destination is the enviable The Basilica of St. Anthony. While the icing on the cake of this unique tour could not be other than the Prato della Valle. Download the ‘’World City Trail ‘’ app from the store. Then start your tour and enjoy!

Vicenza: Small group Pasta and Tiramisu class

5. Vicenza: Small group Pasta and Tiramisu class

You can't visit Italy without trying at least one pasta dish... So, we'll teach you two! Learn how to roll 'sfoglia' (fresh pasta) by hand and how to prepare 2 simple different kinds of pasta from scratch with your local host. As the icing on the cake, you will learn to prepare also the iconic Tiramisu. Share your passion for the Italian cuisine as you make new friends in this hands-on cooking class. It's a great way to truly experience Italian culture. This experience is held by Cesarine, the oldest Italy’s network of home cooks available in more than 500 cities all over the country. Cesarine stands for "home cook", they are passionate and welcoming local hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences. The Cesarine serve only local specialties from their family cookbooks to tell the great story of their traditional regional cuisine.

Verona: private walking tour in the city of love

6. Verona: private walking tour in the city of love

Famous for being the setting for the story of Romeo and Juliet, one of the most famous characters to have been fascinated by the languid atmosphere of Verona was the English poet William Shakespeare, who in 1596 wrote the famous theatrical tragedy. Verona is for you if you are in the mood for romance, to discover historical riches, priceless beauty and be conquered by our guide through stories and ancient legends. The highlights of this beautiful town that rises on the river Adige are: - Bra Square and Verona Arena, a Roman amphitheatre dating back to the 1st century B.C., - The Cathedral of Verona and the Scaliger Arches, the Piazza dei Signori and the house of Romeo, the unfortunate beloved of Juliet - The medieval fortress of Castelvecchio and the Piazza delle Erbe, where there is a romantic Well of Love, where you can make your wishes! To end our visit in beauty we will arrive in front of the house of Juliet, and we will see the famous balcony from which the girl exclaims the famous phrase: "O Romeo, Romeo! Why are you Romeo?" To get to know the history and the many love stories, join our tour created especially for romantic hearts!

Padua: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

7. Padua: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. In the history-filled Padova you will first visit the beautiful Scrovegni Chapel. Then the unique Piazza Garibaldi and then the irreplaceable Piazza dei Signori. This wonderful route continues to the Padua Cathedral. As a fifth stop you will find the Ragione Palace. As you continue your walk through the city you will find the interesting Piazza della Frutta. Of course, the University of Padua could not be missing from this tour. In addition, you will also admire the MUSME. The penultimate destination is the enviable The Basilica of St. Anthony. While the icing on the cake of this unique tour could not be other than the Prato della Valle. Download the ‘’World City Trail ‘’ app from the store. Then start your tour and enjoy!

Vicenza: Cooking Class at a Local's Home

8. Vicenza: Cooking Class at a Local's Home

Immerse yourself in a cooking class at a local home, learning the secrets of the most famous dishes of regional cuisine. Afterwards, you will taste the fruits of your labor accompanied by local wines. Throughout your lesson, your cook will reveal the tricks of the trade for three authentic local recipes. You can have fun putting your cooking skills to the test, with a workstation equipped with utensils as well as all the ingredients to make the dishes. At the conclusion of your activity, you will be free to taste everything you have prepared, as accompanied by a selection of local wines. Instead of loading your suitcase with souvenirs, this is your chance to take home Italian cooking skills which will stay with you for life.

From Milan: Verona City of Love and Arena Opera ticket

9. From Milan: Verona City of Love and Arena Opera ticket

Departing from Milan you will board our comfortably equipped bus to reach the city of Verona. Discover the fascinating and unique essence of this city, where romance and beauty intertwine, creating a dream destination that attracts travelers from all over the world, that really makes people fall in love! The winding river Adige bends, the romantic Medieval streets, the thousand evocative glimpses of the city, the music … all these arouse unforgettable emotions. You will have a walking tour and additional free time to feel the special city atmosphere and discover amazing locations as Piazza Delle Erbe, Piazza dei Signori and Juliet's House. Take your time to have dinner in one of the Scaliger city's charming restaurants. After discovering the enchantment of this city, you can enjoy an opera in the most exclusive location. Browse through the Calendar of performances and choose whether to attend the Barbiere di Siviglia, Aida, Carmen, La Bohème or Turandot with to your reserved seats an exclusive sector of the Arena. After the show, our bus will take you back to Milan full of satisfaction and with an unforgettable experience to tell. Calendar 2024: June 14th: Aida June 15th: Turandot June 20th: Aida June 21st: Il Barbiere di Siviglia June 22nd: Turandot June 23rd: Aida June 27th: Il Barbiere di Siviglia June 28th: Aida June 29th: Turandot July 5th: Carmen July 6th: Il Barbiere di Siviglia July 7th Aida July 11th: Aida July 12th: Il Barbiere di Siviglia July 13th: Carmen July 18th: Aida July 19th: La Boheme July 20th: Carmen July 21st: Aida July 25st: Carmen July 26th: Aida July 27th: La Boheme August 1st: Aida August 2nd: Tosca August 3rd: Carmen August 8th: Carmen August 9th: Tosca August 10th: Aida 1913 August 16th: Tosca August 17th: Carmen August 18th: Aida 1913 August 22nd: Aida 1913 August 23rd: Carmen August 24th: Il Barbiere di Siviglia August 29th: Aida 1913 August 30th: Tosca August 31st: Il Barbiere di Siviglia September 5th: Aida 1913 September 6th: Il Barbiere di Siviglia September 7th: Carmen

Vicenza and the Olympic Theatre

10. Vicenza and the Olympic Theatre

This is a walking tour with your private guide, you will visit the Teatro Olimpico, the first example of a permanent covered theatre from the modern era, you will be amazed by the bulk of Palazzo Chiericati and the Palladian palaces of contra' Porti. Finally you will enter Piazza dei Signori: the main square of Vicenza, with the Loggia del Capitaniato and the Basilica Palladiana. The square is surrounded by other lively little squares where the market takes place, and where the people of Vicenza relax when the time finally comes for their favorite aperitif: the spritz. A guided tour that is a real immersion in a city where you will still seem to breathe a typically Renaissance atmosphere. However, Vicenza is not just its architecture: your guide will also tell you stories of intrigue and passion, romantic adventures, funny anecdotes that will make you smile. Vicenza conquers you with its lively and refined lifestyle, its delicious typical dishes and its irresistible wines, which you absolutely cannot miss.

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