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From Milan: Venice and Verona Full-Day Tour by Train

From Milan: Venice and Verona Full-Day Tour by Train

Depart from Milan Central Station to embark on this day trip in the early morning. Cross Lombardy to reach Verona, known for being the setting of the love story between Romeo and Juliet. Take a stroll along the banks of the River Adige, cross the Ponte Scaliero, and admire the stunning Castelvecchio, a medieval castle built in the golden age of Verona. Continue the tour towards Venice, which is situated on a marshy lagoon on the Adriatic Sea, and is internationally famous for its waterways and scenic canals. Enjoy a tour of the city’s historical center, passing by Saint Mark’s Square, the Basilica, and the beautiful Bridge of Sighs. Enjoy some free time to explore on your own, shop for souvenirs, and snap photos for your vacation album. In the early afternoon, begin the return journey back to Milan.

Verona: Guided Food Tour with Wine Tasting

Verona: Guided Food Tour with Wine Tasting

Insightful and gluttonous 2 hours food tour that will take you on a journey through the streets of Verona, exploring the local cuisine and culture. Our English speaking tour guide, born and raised in Verona, will lead you through the historic city center to discover some of the city's most delicious and traditional spots. Our first stop will be at the Redoro bruschetteria to sample a selection of olive oils extra vigin from the oil mill. Lake Garda keeps the climate perfect to grow olives, so enjoy a bruschetta with this liquid gold and raw olives. After a short walk through the picturesque streets of Verona nearby an old Medieval castle Castelvecchio, we will stop at the At a local chocolatier, we will sample some old fashioned chocolates and its history behind. Forget new brands and experience the ancient flavours of 20s to 50s chocolatiers. Walking around will stop by key landmarks from the Arena to the Roman old Porta Borsari. For the cheese lovers a selection of Monte Veronese, a semi-hard cheese that is produced in the local hills and has a distinctive flavor. For the ham lovers, a selection of local ham, including the typical salami called "soppressa" and another niche chacuterie. The story hasn't finished because Verona is famous for its Valpolicella wines. We will stop by the tasting room near the Arena where we will sample 2 iconic red wines (or rosè from Lake Garda if preferred). Water will be provided as well as taralli (classic Italian style wine snacks). As we walk through Verona's historic center, our tour guides will share stories of traditions making this food tour an unforgettable experience for all participants. The final stop will be in the family shop that produces and sells Pandoro, Verona most famous cake. Alternatively we will taste Risini, a pastry made with the rice from the fields south of Verona. Come hungry and ready to explore the flavors of Verona!

Verona Full-Day Tour from Lake Garda

Verona Full-Day Tour from Lake Garda

Enjoy a full-day tour of Verona, with round-trip transfers from a host of locations in Lake Garda, including Limone, Lazise and Riva del Garda. Travel by air-conditioned coach and see lights like the Square of Lords and Juliet's House.  Following a comfortable transfer, explore Verona which has developed progressively for over 2,000 years. Admire artistic elements of the highest quality from different periods, including the ever-present contributions of the Scaligeri family. Take a short walk into the city center, where a local guide will take you to the Verona Arena. See one of the finest Roman theaters still in use in existence anywhere in the world. Continue to the Square of Lords (Piazza dei Signori) and Square of Herbs (Piazza delle Erbe), before going to Juliet's House to see messages of love written by visitors from around the world. Go to the Castelvecchio and see the tombs of the Scala family (Arche Scaligere). Look at the Ponte Pietra, a Roman arch bridge that spans the Adige River. Have free time for some retail therapy on one of the most elegant streets in Italy. Stroll down the Via Mazzini and window shop (or max out your credit cards) before your return transfer to Lake Garda.

Milan: Verona Day Tour with a Lake Garda Cruise to Sirmione

Milan: Verona Day Tour with a Lake Garda Cruise to Sirmione

Start your unforgettable journey with pickup near the Gallia Hotel in Milan's Piazza IV Novembre. Settle into a comfortable seat on a spacious coach and relax as you admire views of the Italian countryside on the drive to the city of Verona. Begin your guided walking tour of Verona once you arrive in the city. Discover the alluring beauty of Verona, the city of Romeo and Juliet. Engage in the town's captivating charm with a guided walking tour through the Old Town. Admire the Verona Arena, Roman amphitheater, Piazza Bra, and the unique Piazza delle Erbe. Snap a pictures of Juliet’s balcony to have as an unforgettable keepsake. Wander the picturesque streets, and stop to purchase a delightful lunch at a local restaurant. Have the chance to treat yourself by purchasing an aperitivo featuring an Aperol Spritz and a cicchetti appetizer. Continue your adventure by transferring to Desenzano, the largest of the romantic towns that line Lake Garda. Hop on a local ferry for a scenic lake cruise, offering breathtaking views. Arrive in Sirmione, the gem of Lake Garda. Spend some free time exploring the city center with its enchanting narrow streets to uncover local shops, bars, and restaurants, or visit the Church of S. Pietro in Mavino and be entranced by the captivating Castello Scaligero. End your experience with a smooth transfer back to your meeting point in Milan's Piazza IV Novembre, giving you the chance to reflect on your stunning day.

Verona: Romeo and Juliet Guided Walking Tour

Verona: Romeo and Juliet Guided Walking Tour

Learn about the romance, drama and family feuds of Verona that led Shakespeare to choose the city as the setting for Romeo and Juliet. Start your guided tour at the famous Arena, which was built before Rome’s Colosseum and is still used for cultural events. Walk to Juliet's house to see the famous balcony and the statue of Juliet. Continue to Herbs Square, where you’ll find a lively market, the Lamberti Tower, and the ancient Domus Mercatorum. Next, make a stop at the historical Signori Square. See structures from the Roman through to the Romanesque, Gothic, and Renaissance periods. Pass through medieval courtyards on your way to the Scala Family Tombs. - This tour will take place rain or shine - The guide will wait max 10 min from the departure time

Dante in Verona: From Inferno to Paradise

Dante in Verona: From Inferno to Paradise

Unearth the spellbinding world of Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri, right in the heart of Verona. A city that served as more than just a backdrop to his transcendent verses. In fact, the poet was a guest of the illustrious Scaligeri Family that in Verona built castels, arch bridges, palaces and depicted the street walls with frescos. Your guide will illuminate the intricate connections between Dante's work and the sites you will visit, enriching your understanding and making the verses come alive as you traverse the city's labyrinthine streets.

Verona: Walking Tour with 9+ Landmarks explained

Verona: Walking Tour with 9+ Landmarks explained

Delve into the city's storied past and artistic heritage as we explore its 9 most iconic landmarks. An easy 1.5-hour walk led by a knowledgeable local guide through Verona. Our journey begins at the lively Piazza delle Erbe, where the ancient Roman forum once thrived. Amidst the vibrant market stalls, we'll admire the stunning frescoes adorning the facades of historic buildings, each telling a tale of Verona's Renaissance splendor. Continuing to Piazza dei Signori, we'll marvel at the elegant Palazzo and the imposing statue of Dante Alighieri. Our guide will unravel tales of power and intrigue, revealing the city's rich political history. Next we will visit Arche Scaligere, the monumental tombs of the Scaligeri dynasty. We'll pause to take in panoramic views of Verona's skyline, from the ancient Roman Theater to the graceful Arch Bridge crowning the hill. Our journey culminates in Duomo, the main church of Verona near the Capitolare Library.

Guided Tour in the center of Verona accompanied by an Angel

Guided Tour in the center of Verona accompanied by an Angel

Before the excursion begins, you will receive equipment and headphones. The immersive sound will not just make you a listener, but a participant in the performance. Throughout the tour, our secret character a local resident of Verona, will accompany you, guiding you through the most fascinating places of this unique city of Verona. The itinerary starts in the heart of the historic center, where every corner breathes the history of past centuries. Traverse streets flanked by mighty medieval walls and majestic towers. Visit iconic landmarks such as the Lamberti Tower in Piazza Erbe, the Gardello Tower, Palazzo Maffei, and the Loggia fra Giocondo and the Prefecture. Along your path, you will uncover surprises and enchantments. Journey through the secrets of the Scaligeri Arches, stroll along the narrow streets of Via Ponte Nuovo and Via Sottoriva, feel the magnificence of the Basilica of Sant'Anastasia, and cross the ancient Ponte Pietra. Finally, head to the pulsating heart of the city, in Piazza Duomo, completely immersing yourself in the unique atmosphere of Verona. We will proceed at a leisurely pace, with no stairs along the way, making this tour suitable for everyone (ages 6 and up), including parents with strollers.

Verona: Night Walking Tour

Verona: Night Walking Tour

A cultural stroll at sunset in the most romantic city in Italy, Verona. Discover the city through its historic center visiting the beautiful Piazza Erbe and the famous Shakespeare's balcony at the House of Juliet. Walk through the most suggestive panoramic corners with a night tour. With a funicula reach the terrace of Castel San Pietro and enjoy the view over the city of love. Before to reach Piazza Brà and the majestic Arena, admire the medioeval bridge at Castelvecchio. Finally, you will end the tour either with a fresh typical ice cream in summer or a hot chocolate in winter.

Verona: Private 2-Hour Walking Tour

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!

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