Sample the foods and wines of Verona on a 3.5-hour walking tour. See the historic sights and monuments along the way, such as the impressive Arena, Juliet’s Balcony and Piazza Erbe. Taste local tortellini pasta, olive oil, wines, prosciutto, and sweets.
What to Expect
Feast your way around Verona on a half-day combined food and wine tasting, with sightseeing tour. Explore the ancient history of the Roman city, and sample traditional Italian foods, such as prosciutto di Parma,, Parmigiano Reggiano, and tortellini.
Meet at the entrance of the Castelvecchio, and stroll over to the impressive Arena, built in the 1st century and still in use today. Discover the balcony where Juliet stood while Romeo declared his love at the Casa di Giulietta, and visit Piazza delle Erbe (Market Square) to see the site of the Forum during the Roman Republic.
Your guide will explain the history of the city, and give you an introduction to the local food scene, stopping at some of the best places to sample local delicacies. Stop at 4 different food tasting venues, including a café to experience an authentic Italian espresso with local sweets. Learn how to make tortellini pasta, and go to an historic wine shop to try local wines like Valpolicella, Lugana, and Prosecco.
End with a light lunch of prosciutto di Parma, salami, speck, Parmigiano cheese, olive oil, and a main pasta dish.
- Guided tour
- Tortellini making demonstration
- Light lunch
- Food and wine tasting
Meet at Arco dei Gavi, next to Castelvecchio. From January 1, 2017 the meeting point will be at the tour operator's office, in Vicolo Carmelitani Scalzi, 14 B. The time of the meeting point will remain 09:50.
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Know Before You Go
• This is a small group tour with a maximum of 12 people