Castel San Pietro

Enter your dates to find available activities

Castel San Pietro: Our most recommended tours and activities

Verona: Hop-on Hop-off Tour 24 or 48-Hour Ticket

1. Verona: Hop-on Hop-off Tour 24 or 48-Hour Ticket

Hop on the open-top red bus and see the sights of Verona as you learn more about this historic city from the onboard multilingual audio commentary. Travel on 2 routes that have been specifically designed to show you the main attractions of the city. Both tours start from Piazza Brà, the Square of the Arena. You can hop off and explore at your leisure, re-boarding the bus as often as you like with your 24 or 48-hour ticket. Well-known as the setting for the story of Romeo and Juliet, historic Verona is a blend of its storied past and its modern industrial base. This was one of the most powerful cities during the early days of the Roman Empire, and its old city is one of the best-preserved in Italy. Red route stops: • Piazza Bra • Corso Porta Nuova Giardini Pradaval • Stazione FS Porta Nuova • Piazza Pozza • Basilica S. Zeno Castelvecchio • Via Diaz Porta Borsari • Teatro Romano • Porta Leoni • Piazza Leoni (Juliet's House) Blue route stops: • Piazza Bra • Via Pallone Tomba Giulietta • Via G. Giusti • S. Stefano Teatro Romano • Castel S Pietro • Duomo • Piazza Erbe Casa Giulietta • Porta Leoni • Piazza Leoni (Juliet's House)

Verona: Private Walking Food Tour with 10 Tastings

2. Verona: Private Walking Food Tour with 10 Tastings

Eat and drink your way through Verona's culinary scene on a private walking food tour led by a local guide. Enjoy a genuine foodie experience as you try 10 food and drink items loved by the locals, ranging from savory to sweet. Enjoy tastings typical of the local cuisine, hand-picked by a food-obsessed guide. Taste tortellini (stuffed pasta) and canapé al baccalà mantecato (salt cod appetizer), among other Italian delicacies. Round out the tour with a glass of wine. In between food stops, stop by the city's highlights for a well-rounded cultural experience. Get insider tips from your guide to enjoy the rest of your time in Verona.

The Classic and the Unknown: Original Verona Bike Tour

3. The Classic and the Unknown: Original Verona Bike Tour

Meet the guide in the city center of Verona, collect a bike and helmet from your guide, and start your journey. Discover Verona’s main squares and the ancient monuments, cycling through surrounding neighborhoods, along ancient city walls, and Verona’s old town. Hear interesting stories and useful information from the professional tour guide, and take a quick break for a cappuccino. Visit the Roman bridge of Ponte Pietra and other local Roman ruins. Relive the love story of Romeo and Juliet with a quick stop inside the Capuleti house’s yard to admire Juliet’s famous balcony. Lastly, reach the beautiful Ponte Pietra to take some amazing photos of San Pietro's hill before returning to the starting point.

Verona: Highlights and Panorama Bike Tour

4. Verona: Highlights and Panorama Bike Tour

Join a bike tour to see Verona, considered the most romantic Italian city thanks to the fascination of one of the most important of Shakespeare’s plays, Romeo and Juliet. As you cycle, imagine the beautiful history and fiction of this city. Reach Piazza Bra, the largest piazza in all of Verona. See the Verona Arena, a Roman amphitheater built around 30 A.D. Cycle through Piazza Erbe and its open-air market, Piazzale Castel San Pietro and the beautiful San Zeno basilica. From Brà Molinari, enjoy an amazing view of the city's river and hills. After stopping in front of the Duomo and crossing the ancient Roman arch bridge Ponte Pietra, prepare your legs: you'll leave your bikes for a little while to climb up to Castel San Pietro by a panoramic staircase. Climb 231 steps to a viewpoint of Verona's skyline. Rest assured: you will be highly rewarded for your small effort by the spectacular ruins of the Roman Theatre and by a breathtaking view of Verona. Halfway up the panoramic stairway, you'll also stop to admire the view of the Roman Theatre ruins.

Verona: Off-the-Beaten-Track Private City Tour

5. Verona: Off-the-Beaten-Track Private City Tour

Experience the historical city of Verona with a professional guide on this private tour. Become acquainted with the local hangouts and trendy suburbs like a local on this walking adventure through the city. After meeting your guide, get ready to experience the city through the wisdom of your local guide. Venture off the tourist path and away form the more obvious highlights of the city as you discover the city's alternative side with a tour through the Veronetta district. Follow your guide as you visit places like the Castle of San Pietro, Ponte Pietra, and many more. Enjoy a tour that supports local economies by offering local produce and preventing over-tourism with this small and non-intrusive tour group.

From Milan: Private Verona City Highlights Tour

6. From Milan: Private Verona City Highlights Tour

Travel to the hills of Verona on the Adige river with this day trip from Milan. Explore the highlights of this ancient city with a local guide. Admire sights like 14th century Scaligero castle and a first century Roman theater. Enjoy the convenience of being picked at your accommodation in Milan. Sit back and relax on the scenic drive through the Italian countryside to Verona. Make your way to the historic center. Stroll by the imposing Scaligero castle, a Roman amphitheater from 30 AD, and Juliet's house which is said to have inspired Shakespeare's balcony scene in 'Romeo and Juliet.' Learn the history of the city which became Roman colony in 89 BC and was engaged with conflicts with the Ostrogoths, the Lombards, and the Franks. Find out about the city's rulers and about the master artist Paolo Caliari. Hear about the city's occupation by Napoleon in 1797. Uncover how the city was rebuilt after WWII. Spend some free time exploring to city where you will have time to purchase lunch at a local restaurant. Return to your accommodation in Milan at th end of your tour.

Verona: Castel San Pietro Funicular Ticket

7. Verona: Castel San Pietro Funicular Ticket

The Castel San Pietro Funicular takes you to a viewpoint at the top of Colle San Pietro in little more than a minute and offers panoramic views over the city. Operating all year round, you may choose to use it to go up and down the hill or just in one direction. From the terrace, admire views of Verona including the Adige River flowing under the Ponte Pietra and the historic center with its bell towers and historic architecture. Right in the heart of Roman Verona, the funicular is located on Via Santo Stefano, a short walk from popular attractions Balcone di Giulietta and Torre dei Lamberti. It's also an ideal starting point for you to access the country walks in the hills that surround the city.

Other Sightseeing Options in Castel San Pietro

Want to discover all there is to do in Castel San Pietro? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Castel San Pietro

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 637 reviews

Our guide was very knowledgeable and clearly passionate about the city. For my sister and I this was an ideal way to explore the city at the start of our trip, to get a feel for it and to see which sights we wanted to explore more. The route itself was very bikefriendly and was clearly planned for that reason.

As always, we got to explore the city of Verona with the help of Hop on hop off bus. It was late but it's understandable due to traffic. Always satisfied!!! Well recommended if a first timer in one city.

Enjoyable and full of useful informations tour. Our guide, Cecilia, made this experience unforgettable for us!

You learn a lot and get a good overview of the city in a very short time.

It was easy way to see the city , and had lots of time when got of