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Sightseeing in Verona - Tour from Lake Garda

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Key Highlights

  • Enjoy free time to shop or stroll at the end of your guided tour
  • See one of Italy′s most beautiful and literary cities
  • Learn about Verona as it was during Roman times and behold incredible monuments from that era
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    22 Mar – 21 Oct: Tuesday and Friday

    Duration

    Approx. 9-10 Hours (Depends upon pick up location)

    Start time

    Tour departs in the morning from various locations at different times, please refer below link: Click here for the timetable

    Meeting Point

    The starting point of the tour varies, depending on the location, please refer below link:
    Click here for the timetable
    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details and report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Visit all the most famous literary and architectural monuments of Verona, where Shakespeare staged the torrid, star-crossed romance of Romeo and Juliet.

    This riverside city sparkles with ancient architecture and traditional Northern Italian charm.

    Visit the San Zeno Basilica, a Romanesque wonder that has aged gracefully over more than a millennium, and was the site of Romeo and Juliet’s secret wedding vows.

    The Scaliger Tombs enchant with their Gothic ornamentation, while the massively captivating Verona Arena transports you to a bygone age of emperors and gladiators.

    Enjoy a wealth of free time to explore the local market place and discover Verona on your own.

    This tour is available from April to October. If this tour is not available on your chosen date, we have an an alternative Verona and Lake Garda Tour.

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    Itinerary

    You will be picked up from the starting point of the tour (depending on your location) and taken for this exciting Discover Verona tour.

    All tours are conducted by coach and led by a knowledgeable bilingual guide who speaks English and German.

    Your coach will take you all around this lovely city, which Shakespeare selected as the setting for literature’s most doomed love affair.

    Visit the San Zeno Basilica, as famous for being the site of Romeo and Juliet’s ill-fated marriage as for its venerable Romanesque façade and austere bell tower.

    Behold the Verona Arena, a miraculously-preserved Roman amphitheater dating from 30 AD. There’s room for more than 30,000 spectators in this colossal stadium, and people used to come from far and wide during the zenith of the Roman Empire to see the shows and gladiator games staged there.

    The five temple-like funerary monuments that comprise the Scaliger Tombs are a tribute to the family that ruled Verona from the 13th to the late 14th century.

    Visit Juliet’s House, a building dating from the 12th century that was owned for many years by the Dal Cappello family. The consonance between the names Cappello and Capulet has afforded the property a place in legend, and a balcony has been added to evoke the immortal scene where Romeo and Juliet first confess their devouring love for each other.

    Make your way to Verona’s expansive market place and enjoy free time for shopping. Only about 2 hours of this 9-10 hour tour will be guided, giving you plenty of time to explore the city on your own.

    All tours will end where they began.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Transportation by coach
    • Bilingual guide (English and German-speaking)
    • 2-hour guided tour
    • Free time in the city

    Exclusions

    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Entrance fee (all monuments are viewed from outside)
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details
    Children under 2 are free but without own seat

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have
  • Reviews
    • Great visit to Verona

      This tour is very well organised and a great cultural experience as well as a fun day out....

      Mr Myron Dezyk
    • The trip was really good. .

      The trip was really good. ..Overall, yes.  I did have some issues with getting confirmation of one of the tours that we booked, but I found the customer service rep to be both...

      Fiona Lee
    • Verona, left a great impression. Definitely a place to visit.

      Great place. Very busy, just like London. The trip was organised very well. Tour guide excellent. Was not able to feel the full impact of the arena, as staging was going up for...

      MRS A ATWAL