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Verona and Lake Garda from Milan: Juliet's Balcony, Guide

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Tue & Fri (01 Apr - 07 Nov)
    Fri (8 Nov to 31 Mar)


  • Duration

    12 hours

  • Start time

    7am

  • Meeting Point
    Make your way to Milan Visitor Center: Largo Cairoli / via Cusani, Milan, MM1 Cairoli.
    So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 15 mins early.
  • Ending Point

    Same as the start point 

Key Highlights

  • A day of scenery and Shakespeare
  • See the ancient Amphitheatre and Juliet’s balcony in Verona
  • Spend some time in the pretty town of Sirmione on the shores of Lake Garda
  • Stroll down Piazza Bra, a stylish area in Verona lined with cafes and fashionable shops

Overview

This tour is your chance to see the ancient and the largest opera stage in the world at Verona and also enjoy the picturesque setting of Lake Garda. 

Verona is the provincial capital of Veneto in Northern Italy and is one of the country’s loveliest towns. It is rich in archaeological sites and has a beautiful medieval centre. Here you will get free time for lunch.

During the course of the tour, you will visit the following sites:

The Roman Arena in Piazza Bra built in 1st century AD.

Juliet’s Balcony in Via Cappello: House No.23 on Via Cappello street is believed to be the house where Juliet lived. Stand next to the Juliet statue for a photo opportunity. 

You can spend some time exploring the narrow streets lined with ‘palazzi’ that make up the historical centre of Verona. Or, take a mini-train tour, if you are feeling lazy. 

In the afternoon, proceed to Lake Garda, the largest lake in Italy. Located in Northern Italy, the lake is about halfway between Venice and Milan. The beautiful lake-side towns around Garda have charmed foreign visitors for centuries. Spend some time exploring the scenic beauty of Lake Garda surrounded by mountains in its narrower northern part. 

Visit the ancient town of Sirmione, on the southern shores of Lake Garda. The town is home to Virgilio & Catullo Spa complexes, numerous restaurants, bars, hotels and fashion stores. Sites to be seen in Sirmione include - 13th century Scaliger Castle, Roman Villa (Grotto of Catullus) and the sulphur springs on the tip of the peninsula, believed to have amazing healing power.

About the Supplier: Zani Viaggi is the leading tour operator in Milan and collaborates with the best guides and tour operators locally to offer the best experiences in and around the city.  

Inclusions

  • Transportation in a coach
  • English speaking guide

Exclusions

  • Hotel transfers
  • Meals

Please note

Voucher Type: Paper

Always keep a photo ID handy for security checks.

Customer Reviews

  • 4
    Brilliant tour
    02/07/2018 Robert Barker, United Kingdom
  • 4
    07/23/2017 Fernando leiva, United States
  • 4
    07/06/2016 Miss Suhana Khanam, United Kingdom

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