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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 from Above: Lamberti Tower Entry

    2. Verona from Above: Lamberti Tower Entry

    Look over the sights of Verona 84 meters above street level with an entry ticket to the Medieval Tower of Lamberti, still in use as a clock tower for the city. This tower is located in the heart of the city center, Piazza delle Erbe, a few minutes walk from the most important attractions of Balcone di Giulietta and Arena. If you're feeling sporty, 289 steps are waiting for you! Or, if you simply want to get to the top as fast and easy as possible, you can take the internal elevator to the terraces to admire the characteristic spires from a fresh perspective. After your visit to the tower, you can access the adjacent Gallery of Modern Art located in Palazzo della Ragione, a historical palace from the twelfth century.

    The tour starts with the tower, (entrance is downstairs right outside the ticket door) then the gallery up the stairs in the square. There are lockers to keep your items in while you walk around the gallery and tower as well! There are both stairs and an elevator to get to the top

  • 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: Walking Tour with Skip-the-Line Arena Ticket

    6. Verona: Walking Tour with Skip-the-Line Arena Ticket

    Meet your guide in the city center of Verona and start exploring the town. The fist stop will be Castelvecchio, the magnificent medieval castle built by Scaligeri family. Then with your local guide you'll reach Piazza Brà and the Arena di Verona. Admire the Roman amphitheatre's architecture and learn about the old games of gladiators. Today Arena is setting for International Festivals, Music events and the famous Opera Lirica. After taking some memorable photos of ancient roman ruins and some beautiful squares, pass by Juliet's Balcony.  Afterwards, enter the Verona Arena and visit one of the world’s great open-air concert venues. Look beyond the façade of the pink marble monument on Piazza Bra, hear stories of gladiators and famous operas in the amphitheatre. Your guide will tell you little known stories and reveal facts normally concealed in the mighty stonework.

    Priscilla is one of the best guides I've ever met. She's very bright, enthusiastic, and passionate about explaining all history of Verona. If you want to start a journey in Verona, her guide would be the perfect to begin with.

  • Verona: 2-Hour Guided City Walking Tour

    7. 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

    8. 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: 2-Hour Gelato Making Class

    9. Verona: 2-Hour Gelato Making Class

    Meet the expert chef in the city center, and walk to a beautiful cooking school. Experience this fun cooking class, which is ideal for kids, and learn how to make the famous Italian gelato from scratch. Get yourself comfortable in the kitchen; wear your apron, and start cooking. The local supplier's trustworthy Italian Chef will lead you in cutting fresh fruit, while the ingredients of the gelato get mixed in the machine between the different recipes. Don’t forget to write tips on the recipe book, so you can do it at home by yourself. Finally when everything is ready, you will put the portions into glasses and enjoy these sweet desserts with the rest of the group.

    I’d you really love gelato come hungry. You will learn how to make amazing natural gelato.

  • From Lake Garda: Verona Full-Day Tour

    10. 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 in Lake Garda and travel in comfort by air-conditioned coach. Take a short walk into the city center on arrival and see one of the best-preserved monuments of the Roman Empire at the Arena, still used for concerts today. Continue to Piazza dei Signori and Piazza Erbe before going to Juliet's House to look at the balcony where Romeo declared his eternal love for Juliet in Shakespeare’s tragedy. 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...

    very great experience . The guide Alessandro is very skilled. He speaks very well differents language ( french...)

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What people are saying about Verona

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 150 reviews

On the way with Christine and Aurora in Verona, very nice and funny guides. Reliable bus driver. Group size with regard to the occupation of the bus a bit borderline due to Corona. The approach to the approach in Limone is very long at 3 hours. Stay in Verona is still sufficient with 5 hours. It was a beautiful, but also exhausting day - as is usually the case with city tours ;-) ..

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.

Very nice tour with 2 routes and 1 hour drive each. You pass all the sights and even have a photo stop. For us the tour with 2 children was perfect. We had a total of 2 hours of driving with an informative tour guide over the headphones.

very great experience . The guide Alessandro is very skilled. He speaks very well differents language ( french...)

Great commentary along with classical music and a beautiful city!