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  • Verona Card: Arena Priority Entrance

    1. Verona Card: Arena Priority Entrance

    Follow in the footsteps of Romeo and Juliet and great Roman emperors and explore the city of Verona at your own pace with a Verona Card. Valid for 24  or 48 hours (depending on the option booked), the Verona Card gives you free or reduced entrance to dozens of city museums and monuments, as well as unlimited travel on the ATV transport system. Save time and money as you go everywhere, see everything, and skip the long lines along the way. The Verona Card is an all-inclusive ticket that acts as your personal passport to the historic city. Look inside the Verona Arena, where opera is still staged on special nights. Marvel at Juliet's Balcony and read the love letters pinned to the wall of the Casa di Guilietta. Enjoy panoramic views from the top of Torre dei Lamberti (Lamberti Tower). These are just a few of the attractions on offer. See them according to your interests, and travel from ...

    It was perfect for a one day stay in Verona. We saw only 4 sights, but it was already worth it. Especially to enter the arena with the fast-lane.

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

    2. 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. Buses run every 60 minutes. Red route stops: • Piazza Bra • Corso Porta Nuova Giardini Pradaval • Stazione FS Porta Nuova • Piazza Pozza • Basilica S. Zeno Castelvecchio • Via Diaz Porta Bo...

    Service was as advertised but I do wish it went past 5pm … saying something is good for 24-hours sort of implies being able to use over the course of a full day. I liked that the route picked up right at the train station. Best if used earlier in day.

  • Verona Arena Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

    3. Verona Arena Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

    Save precious time and skip the long lines to enter the grand amphitheater of the Verona Arena, one of the most popular attractions in the city and one of the best-preserved monuments from the Roman Empire. Look beyond the iconic pink marble façade of the monument on Piazza Bra and hear stories about the gladiators of the Roman Republic. Learn about the famous operas that have been performed at the arena over many years. Built in the 1st century AD from pink-tinged marble, the great theater survived an earthquake in the 12th century and is still the city's favorite concert venue for operas. Listen to little known stories that reveal facts normally concealed in the mighty stonework.

    We were very happy to skip the long line at The Arena. Our Tour guide was very friendly and informative. The tour is not really long but you are definitely getting your moneys worth. Think we would have been a little lost in the arena without her.

  • The Classic and the Unknown: Original Verona Bike Tour

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

    Meet the guide at your meeting point in the city center of Verona, collect a bike and helmet from your guide, and start your 3 hour 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 or some fresh water (not included). 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 our starting point.

    All the hot spots in 3 hours with a local guide. Can recommend it! Some car drivers greets the group with a welcoming honk and hand gesture but this is just it is in Italian cities.

  • Verona: Food Tour with Wine Tasting

    5. Verona: Food Tour with Wine Tasting

    Meet the expert local food guide and begin the day with a nice espresso and pastries, then continue walking through the streets of old city to the different stops, including a real 'bottega' to taste some local cheese and salami, and homemade bread. Afterwards, visit other local places to taste some typical Italian food, including wine. This is very important, because Verona is the Capital of wine in Italy. Try some Valpolicella wines, while hearing interesting stories behind the different flavors. Finish your food journey with some delicious gelato. The guide will conclude the tour with recommendations of other local food, and historical places to visit. Here you can learn about Veronese and Italian eno-gastronomic culture. During the tour, discover the historical old town strolling through hidden small streets like locals do, trying to find special places that you would never find al...

    Our guide Benedicte took us around the old town letting us know more about the history as well as the food and drink culture. Her English is excellent. We appreciated her a lot!

  • Verona: 2-Hour Guided City Walking Tour

    6. Verona: 2-Hour Guided City Walking Tour

    Embark on a 2-hour guided walking tour through the ancient streets of Verona. Visit historical landmarks dating from Roman, medieval, and Renaissance times and learn the history behind each turn from your expert guide. Start your guided walking adventure at the Piazza Bra, surrounded by the first medieval city wall, and see the Renaissance Palazzo Della Gran Guardia and Roman amphitheater. Enjoy a short walk along via Mazzini and arrive at the remains of the Roman city wall and gate, called "Porta Borsari." From the Adige river, admire the huge medieval Castelvecchio and its bridge, a reminder of this once-mighty military stronghold. Stop at the old Forum Romanum, transformed into a market square during medieval times. Here, see the old "Corte Sgarzerie," where wool was carded, stamped, and sold. Continue to the Piazza delle Erbe, surrounded by the stunning baroque Maffei Palace and...

  • Discover Verona: City Highlights Guided Walking Tour

    7. Discover Verona: City Highlights Guided Walking Tour

    Meet up with your English- and German-speaking 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, where you’ll 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 make Verona what it is. ...

    Very nice tour to get to know Verona. Could be a little longer and more detailed.

  • Verona: 3-Hour Guided Walking Tour

    8. Verona: 3-Hour Guided Walking Tour

    Verona, often overlooked by neighboring Venice, possesses its own impressive artistic heritage and vibrant cultural diversity. Located a short drive from Venice and Lake Garda, in the heart of the Valpolicella wine region, it is an ideal destination for visitors looking for cultural events, shopping, history, fine dining and amazing wine. During this walking tour, you will discover that Verona has preserved a remarkable number of monuments from antiquity, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. You will encounter sites, such as the medieval and Renaissance city walls, the Borsari and Lion gates, stunning piazzas, Romeo and Juliet’s houses and Renaissance palaces.    Discover the highlights of this amazing city and learn about its history and culture on this incredible walking tour!

    Manuela is excellent extremely knowledgeable professional. She packs a lot into a three hour tour but does it in a way that does not overwhelm you. She just has a way of making the history of this area easy to understand. She is also great at communicating before the tour and her suggestion for after the tour were spot on Highly recommend

  • The Highlights of Verona Small Group Walking Tour

    9. The Highlights of Verona Small Group Walking Tour

    Take an unforgettable walk around the historic heart of Verona, and discover the gems of the city of “Romeo and Juliet.” Meet your guide then wander among the UNESCO-inscribed monuments, such as the Arena, a pink marble Roman amphitheater built in 30 AD, considered one of the best preserved structures of its kind. Learn how it has survived more than 2,000 years, and thrives today as the main venue for the summer opera festival. Go to the tiny dead-alley that contains Juliet's Balcony and House (Casa di Giulietta). Many choose to pin a love letter to the wall. Discover the heart of the historic centre with the famous Piazza Erbe and Torre dei Lamberti as well as little Medieval buildings and iconic squares of this beautiful city.

    Excellent guide. Small group of mixed nationalities but Alberto our guide made sure everyone was included and understood. Great way to see major sites and discover places you may not have found wandering around by yourself.

  • Verona & Amarone Full-Day Tour from Venice

    10. Verona & Amarone Full-Day Tour from Venice

    Discover the magic of the wonderful city of Verona and the regions of Amarone and Valpolicella. On this tour we will head over to the medieval towns of the Valpolicella region and a chance to visit the 13th century church of San Giorgio with its splendid altar dating back to 712 A.D., where there are some of the most beautiful panoramic views of Sirmione and Lake Garda. From here we drive to a vineyard to have a guided visit and learn more about the famous Amarone wine. We will enjoy tasting some of the different wines they produce and a chance to purchase a few bottles to take with you, such as Amarone and Recioto della Valpolicella. Onwards we travel to the city of Verona at Piazza Bra, where the world famous Roman Amphitheater – the 3rd largest in Italy - is located. It dates back to the 1st-Century A.D. and boasts more than 22,000 seats, making it a perfect venue for outdoor operas ...

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What people are saying about Piazza Bra

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 1,854 reviews

Manuela is excellent extremely knowledgeable professional. She packs a lot into a three hour tour but does it in a way that does not overwhelm you. She just has a way of making the history of this area easy to understand. She is also great at communicating before the tour and her suggestion for after the tour were spot on Highly recommend

Service was as advertised but I do wish it went past 5pm … saying something is good for 24-hours sort of implies being able to use over the course of a full day. I liked that the route picked up right at the train station. Best if used earlier in day.

We were very happy to skip the long line at The Arena. Our Tour guide was very friendly and informative. The tour is not really long but you are definitely getting your moneys worth. Think we would have been a little lost in the arena without her.

Our guide Benedicte took us around the old town letting us know more about the history as well as the food and drink culture. Her English is excellent. We appreciated her a lot!

Easy pass to easily get in anywhere along the lines.