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Discover Verona: City Highlights Guided Walking Tour

Discover Verona: City Highlights Guided Walking Tour

Meet up with your official guide in the center of the city and get ready to discover the delights of this northern Italian city. Explore the streets of Verona’s historical center, taking in the churches and palaces that have helped make this town a UNESCO World Heritage-listed site.   Your first highlight will be Romeo’s house and Juliet’s house. Admire them from the outside while you learn about Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy that inspires hundreds of people to get married every year. But Verona is not only about romance and love ⁠– it’s also the most important and powerful Roman city ever built, and the Arena is proof. Built in 30 AD, the Arena is remarkably well preserved for its age. Learn about its history and how it has survived all these years. Then, enjoy the story of Piazza Dane, the Scala family, and all the historical figures who contributed to making Verona what it is. Take a selfie with a Roman soldier at the Arena, on the Adige River, in front of a glass of wine on the main square, and more.

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.

From Lake Garda: Verona Full-Day Tour

From Lake Garda: Verona Full-Day Tour

Discover one of the jewels of the Italian Renaissance on a full-day tour to the romantic city of Verona. Choose from multiple departure points from Lake Garda and travel by a comfortable air-conditioned coach. Take a short walk in the city center and see one of the best-preserved monuments of the Roman Empire: the Arena, which hosts events, pop concerts and the opera festival. Meet the city guide for a 1h30 walking tour to Piazza dei Signori, Piazza delle Erbe and Juliet's House. Learn more about how the city has developed over the centuries and discover artistic elements from different periods, including the medieval Castelvecchio and the tombs of the Scaligeri family at the church of Santa Maria Antica. Admire the Roman bridge over the Adige River and more. Then, get some free time to stroll down Via Mazzini and browse the local and high street shops before the return journey to Lake Garda.

From Lake Garda: Verona Full-Day Bus Tour

From Lake Garda: Verona Full-Day Bus Tour

Discover one of the jewels of the Italian Renaissance on a day trip to the romantic city of Verona. Choose from the different departure points on Lake Garda, and travel in comfort aboard an air-conditioned bus. Upon arrival in the city center, admire one of the best preserved monuments of the Roman Empire — the Arena — still used for concerts and events today. Then, walk to Piazza dei Signori and Piazza delle Erbe, before reaching Juliet's House. Admire the balcony under which, in Shakespeare's tragedy, Romeo declared his eternal love to his beloved. Discover how the city developed over the centuries from your guide. Learn about the remaining artistic elements of different historical periods, including the medieval Castelvecchio, and the tombs of the Scaligeri family. Admire the Roman bridge over the Adige River that runs throughout the city, before strolling along the lively Via Mazzini at your own pace. Enjoy the many shops and boutiques, before returning to Lake Garda in the afternoon.

Private Walking Tour of Verona With Tickets Included

Private Walking Tour of Verona With Tickets Included

Immerse yourself in the magic and romance of Verona with this private walking tour, offering a deep dive into the city's history, architecture, and culture. Verona is not only famous for being the setting of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," but also for its rich historical sites, including the well-preserved Arena di Verona - a true testament to the city's Roman past. Begin your tour at the magnificent Arena di Verona, a Roman amphitheater that is among the world's largest and best-preserved. Imagine the echoes of gladiatorial spectacles and grand events that once filled the air. Today, the Arena comes alive each summer as it hosts a prestigious opera festival, continuing its legacy as a space of spectacle and public gathering. Your guide will bring to life the arena's vibrant past, detailing its construction, its function in Roman society, and its lasting impact on Verona's culture. From there, stroll down Via Mazzini, Verona's luxurious shopping street. This bustling thoroughfare offers an elegant blend of history and modernity, lined with boutiques housed in historic buildings. Here, you can admire the exquisite Italian fashion and design that fills the shop windows. Your next stop is the Piazza delle Erbe, an old Roman forum that is now the city's bustling marketplace. Surrounded by beautifully frescoed buildings, the square is filled with stalls selling fresh produce, local delicacies, and handicrafts. The vibrant atmosphere here makes it a great place to people-watch and soak up the local culture. Of course, no visit to Verona would be complete without paying homage to the city's most famous fictional residents, Romeo and Juliet. As you walk towards Juliet's house, your guide will recount the tragic love story that has captured the imaginations of people worldwide. Stand beneath the famous balcony and maybe even rub the statue of Juliet for good luck in love. Continue your exploration by visiting the Piazza dei Signori and the Verona Cathedral, other essential stops that testify to Verona's rich historical and architectural landscape. Each site has its unique charm and story that your guide will happily share. Your walking tour of Verona concludes with a visit to Castelvecchio, a 14th-century fortress that now houses a museum. Admire the striking architecture of the castle as your guide paints a vivid picture of Verona's past. Throughout your private walking tour, enjoy the undivided attention of your guide, who can cater to your interests and answer any questions you may have about Verona's history, culture, and daily life. This tour is perfect for those who want to experience Verona beyond its surface, taking the time to appreciate its lesser-known gems and understand its deep historical roots. Remember, this private walking tour is just for you. The itinerary can be tailored to suit your pace and preferences.

Verona private tour: the place of lovers

Verona private tour: the place of lovers

The guided tour of Verona will be a walk to discover its symbolic monuments that have made it famous all over the world, a historic center full of architecture, art and many curiosities that attract visitors of all ages. It starts from the beautiful medieval Scaligero Bridge of Castelvecchio over the Adige river in marble and red bricks, adjacent to the castle, an imposing fortress erected to defend the city from enemy attacks with the Mastio Tower in the center, now a museum. We walk in the historic center through Porta Borsari, one of the oldest gates along the Roman walls of Verona, until we reach piazza delle Erbe, the meeting place of the city for evening aperitifs in the many bars among the historic buildings such as the baroque Maffei Palace with the statues of Greek gods, the Merchants' House and the Town Hall; to embellish the oldest square in Verona, the heart of commerce, there are also the fountain of Madonna Verona and the very high Lamberti Tower from which you can enjoy a unique view over the whole city. We continue the tour by visiting the interior of the Cathedral of S. Maria Matricolare in Gothic-Renaissance style with floors covered with mosaics, and admiring the famous painting by Titian of the Assumption of the Virgin. A few steps from the Cathedral we find the Ponte Pietra, the only Roman bridge left in the city, which connects the Roman Theater used for concerts and shows on the other side of the Adige. Among the picturesque streets of the historic center of Verona it is a must to explore Piazza dei Signori with the statue of Dante in the center, the administrative center of the city with impressive buildings such as the Scaligeri Palace, the Loggia del Consiglio and the Palazzo della Ragione with its elegant staircase; also beautiful are the Scaliger Arches in sumptuous Gothic style, a monumental tomb of the ancient Lords of Verona. We continue the walk in one of the symbolic places of Verona, the House of Juliet of the Capulet family made famous by Shakespear's tragedy of the two lovers with the iconic balcony where Juliet looked out to talk to Romeo, the wall covered with letters and messages from love and the famous bronze statue of Juliet full of curiosities and a favorite destination for selfies. We end the guided tour by crossing Via Mazzini, the shopping street and the well of love to get to the symbolic monument, the imposing Arena of Verona, built in the 1st century AD. to host the fights between gladiators, today it is the third largest amphitheater in Italy and the largest open-air opera house in the world which hosts prestigious concerts and shows of various kinds every year.

Verona: street food walking tour near the historical center

Verona: street food walking tour near the historical center

Starting from the main square, Piazza Brà, we walk through the city centre stopping, first of all, in a typical pastry for Cappuccino and Baci di Giulietta; then, we pass by Juliet's House for a photo either under the most famous balcony in the world or hugging Juliet's statue. Then we will continue through Piazza Erbe, the core of the historical city with the imposing Lamberti Tower; we now walk through the medieval and romantic part of Verona till a local shop, where on the riverside patio we stop for a pic-nic with local food and drinks. Local salumi and cheese and a gorgeous glass of Valpolicella, the worldwide local red wine. The tour goes on passing by Ponte Pietra, the first and roman bridge of Verona, then the Bishop Quarter and finally Castelvecchio and Ponte degli Scaligeri, the medieval castle and bridge of Verona. Returning at Piazza Brà we finish our tour with a traditional Italian pizza tasting sitting in front of the majestic Arena.

Incredible Verona – Family Walking Tour

Incredible Verona – Family Walking Tour

Embark on a family-friendly journey through Verona’s timeless beauty with a two-hour walking tour. Explore the ancient history and charming architecture of this timeless city as you visit iconic landmarks such as Ponte Pietra, Verona Cathedral, and the Basilica of Saint Anastasia. Witness the famous Arche Scaligere (Scaligeri Tombs) and admire the stunning Piazza dei Signori (Lords Square). Take a glimpse of the famous House of Juliet from the outside and stroll down the romantic Via Mazzini (Mazzini Street). Admire the impressive Corso e Porta Borsari (Borsari Gate and Street) and cross the historic Ponte Scaligero. Finally, enjoy the grandeur of the Arena di Verona (Verona Amphitheater). Join us on this wonderful adventure through Verona’s cultural heritage and make lasting memories with your loved ones.

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The pick up at Malcesine was very well organised, the guide was very good speaking English and German very well. He was very easy going but made sure everyone understood about getting to the meeting location on time. A good day out in Verona,definitely worth a trip.

It was great... starting with the transport, with our guide who had a sense of humor, it was informative with our city guide and we still had enough time to explore everything ourselves. Great, keep up the good work!!!

Verona is worth a trip...we waited 15 minutes for the bus at the beginning, but otherwise everything worked out wonderfully and our tour guide guided us well...the city tour was great and very interesting

amazing trip well organised our driver was great and the host was amazing. lots of information on Verona very friendly nothing was ro much trouble.

Great guide and good explanations of the various sights