1. Verona: History and Hidden Gems Walking Tour
Stroll through Verona on an informative and dynamic walking experience with a local licensed guide. Focus your attention to the important details one usually overlooks and enjoy fully the sights as you walk through its main landmarks, including the main squares, as well as hidden charming corners. Meet your guide and enjoy a live monolingual commentary as you begin your tour. Start out 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 and age and how it could survive. Enter 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 and marvel at Porta Jovia, the most decorated Roman monument. Continue to the medieval ages by adventuring inside blocks of houses and learn how to identify the age of the buildings and how the taste changed in the course of time. Stop at 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. Enter Piazza dei Signori with the stunning palaces as Palazzo della Ragione, Palazzo Della Scala, and Palazzo del Capitano. Unveil the identity of the highest tower in town and the one of the most important local family. Sneak inside the biggest church, and enjoy the scenic view over the river, the oldest bridge and hills. Marvel at the stunning Arche Scaligere on your way to Juliet's balcony, and uncover the background of the famous Shakespearean story. Lastly, you will find yourself back to the most central square of the town centre, the most ideal place where to finish a tour.