Verona: a must go city

The beauty of Verona is In its urban structure and its architecture, the city is an outstanding example of a town that has developed progressively and uninterruptedly over 2,000 years, incorporating artistic elements of the highest quality from each succeeding period. Verona is not just the place in which Romeo and Juliet loved each other. Boasting one of the most enchanting and perfectly conserved old town centre in the world  Verona is also a modern and rich city, a place in which the great attention for its glorious past matches perfectly with a modern economy based on the production of some of the most delicious food and wines in Italy.

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Duration

3 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Professional guide
    • Private tour
    What's excluded :
    • Transportation to/from attractions
    • Food and drinks
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Arco dei Gavi, Corso Cavour 2, 37121, Verona Italy

    The Arco dei Gavi was built in the 1st century A.D. by the gens Gavia, a noble Roman family who had their hometown in Verona, on the Via Postumia, the Roman road leading to the city.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Museo di Castelvecchio, Corso Castelvecchio 2, 37121, Verona Italy

    The museum (museum visit not included in this tour) is located in the Castelvecchio castle one of the most prominent examples of Gothic architecture of the age. It has seven towers, a superelevated keep with some buildings inside. The castle is surrounded by a ditch, now dry.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), Corso Castelvecchio 2, 37121, Verona Italy

    The Castelvecchio Bridge also known as the Verona’s Scaliger Bridge connects the Verona’s medieval castle to the Adige’s left bank. The Castelvecchio Bridge has always been magnificent, and a daring accomplishment of architecture up to this modern day with over 48 meters of arch indulging the currents, followed by two smaller ones that are 24 and 29 meters.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Piazza Bra, 37121, Verona Italy

    Piazza Bra is the largest piazza in Verona. The piazza is lined with numerous cafés and restaurants, along with several notable buildings. The Verona Arena, an amphitheatre built nearly 2000 years ago, is now a world-famous music venue with regular operatic and contemporary music performances. Verona's town hall, the Palazzo Barbieri, also looks out across the piazza.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Arena di Verona, Piazza Bra 1, 37121, Verona Italy

    The building itself was built in the first century AD on a site then beyond the city walls. The ludi (shows and games) staged there were so famous that spectators came from many other places, often far away, to witness them. While it can now host crowds of up to 22,000, the original amphitheatre could seat 30,000 spectators (visit inside the arena not included in this tour)

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Via Mazzini, Verona Italy

    In order to reach some remains of the Roman city wall we have to walk along a short stretch of Via Mazzini. This street forms a direct connection between Piazza Brà and Piazza delle Erbe. The street is also the largest pedestrian area of Verona and one of the busiest streets of the city. Row upon row of shops line the road, and large crowds of tourists amble from window to window.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Via Diaz and Corso Porta Borsari angolo con Via A. Diaz, 37100, Verona Italy

    The Porta Borsari is an ancient Roman gate that was built in the 1st century AD. It was formerly called the Porta Lovia and the Porta San Zeno before receiving its current name. The gate served as a passageway for the Roman Via Postumia.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Piazza delle Erbe, 37121, Verona Italy

    Piazza delle Erbe was once the town's forum during the time of the Roman Empire and transformed into the fruit and vegetal market in medieval time. On the square you can admire the ancient town hall, the Torre dei Lamberti, the frescoed Mazzanti Houses. The Baroque Palazzo Maffei, decorated by statues of Greek gods. It is faced by a white marble column, on which is St. Mark's Lion, symbol of the Republic of Venice.

    The north-western side occupies the site of the ancient Roman Capitol Hill, which looked towards the forum. Numerous of its buildings facing the square have maintained façade frescoes. On the southern side is the crenellated Casa dei Mercanti ("House of the Merchants", also known as Domus Mercatorum), now the seat of the Banca Popolare di Verona. Other buildings, the tall houses of the Ghetto, are reminiscent of medieval tower-houses.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Piazza dei Signori, Verona Italy

    Piazza dei Signori became Verona’s centre of power in the Middle Ages. Around the beautiful square all important main buildings of the former city government, including the court and the seat of power of the Scaliger family, are located. A large statue to the famous Italian poet Dante Alighieri has dominated the square since 1865 and gave the square the nickname “Piazza Dante”.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Arche Scaligere, Via Santa Maria in Chavica near Piazza dei Signori, Verona Italy

    Santa Maria Antica is a small Romanesque church that served as private cemetery of the Scaligeri clan, and is famous for the Gothic Scaliger Tombs called "Arche Scaligere"

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Via Sottoriva, 37121, Verona Italy

    Via Sottoriva was and still is the street of the hostelries.
    “Sottoriva” means that the river Adige flows just beyond the houses along the street. We will reach the river from where we can admire the hilly part of Verona

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Ponte Pietra 1, 37121, Verona Italy

    Over the Adige still lies Ponte Pietra (the Stone Bridge) a Roman bridge. It is the only Roman bridge left of the three ones built by the Romans. At the end of the bridge starts the hilly part of the city. On Saint Peters' hill stands out Castel San Pietro, a former Austrian Baracks

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Casa di Giulietta, Via Cappello 23, 37121, Verona Italy

    Juliet's house, dating back to the XIII century, was the Cappello family’s property, whose coat of arms is carved in the inner yard arch. The identification of the Cappellos with the Capulets gave birth to the idea that there stood the House of Juliet, Shakespeare’s tragic heroine.This medieval dwelling, restored mid ‘30s, has an inner courtyard, a gothic styleed portal, trilobated windows and the celebrated balcony. Juliet's house visit is not included in this tour

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Arco dei Gavi, Corso Cavour, 37121 Verona VR, Italy
    Return Detail :
    Juliet's House, Via Cappello, 23, 37121 Verona VR, Italy
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • In order to see the most important spots in Verona you need to walk thro all the city centre
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Alliet’ARTI Tours

Activity ID: V-9977P5

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