Don’t miss the chance to visit the charming city of Verona and relive the greatest romance of all times Romeo and Juliet!
Reach Verona in just over one hour in the comfort of a high-speed train from Venice, where your guide will be ready to welcome you. Your air-conditioned coach will transfer you from the station to the historic city centre in just a matter of minutes, so there is no time wasted.
Bask in the romantic atmosphere and with your expert guide you will relive Verona’s fascinating past, as the city has been inhabited for 2000 years with no interruptions. This beautifully preserved old town and its architecture from its origin, have been declared a World Heritage site by Unesco.
Feel as if you’re travelling in the past by walking along the walls of Castelvecchio, an impressive, beautifully preserved Medieval castle with dominating towers and bridge walls. Throughout the tour, we will see other landmarks related to the Scaligeri Families powerful dynasty, such as the monumental family mausoleum and other administrative Palaces, such as the Palazzo della Ragione.
Visit the most iconic monument in the city, the stunning Arena: a nearly 2000-year old Roman Amphitheatre. Our Skip the line Access allows us a swift entrance inside the Arena and so we have more time to admire its corridors, perfectly oval shape and interiors. The Arena is the best preserved of its kind, thought to be older than the actual Colosseum in Rome.
No tour of Verona would be complete without a visit to the famous courtyard of Juliet’s House, which hosts the statue of Juliet and from which we can see Juliet’s balcony. Every day there is a pilgrimage of visitors, who come here to hang love messages on the wall of the courtyard and to touch Juliet’s breast, which is meant to bring good fortune! try your luck too and walk past the house of his troubled lover, Romeo, while your guide will tell you all about the evocative places that inspired Shakespeare’s masterpiece.
Continue your Verona tour by covering the most significant landmarks of the city, such as the monumental Porta Borsari, an ancient Roman City Wall and the stunning Piazza delle Erbe. This square has been awarded the title of most beautiful square in the world in 2012 it was originally the Roman Forum and it is now surrounded by characterful medieval buildings, still showing colourful frescoes on their façades.
Now it’s time to enjoy the city at our own pace: Verona offers a variety of shops as well as restaurants, cafes overlooking its iconic squares, where you can enjoy a very special evening, soaking up the atmosphere of this beautiful city. Your local expert guide will give you the best tips on where to try some of the delicacies for dinner and the famous local gelato. Your transfer will be ready for you at the end of your free time, so that you can get to the station comfortably and on time for your fast train back to Venice.
Unfortunately, we are unable to climb on the famous balcony. However, you will be able to see it from very close.
Unfortunately, this tour is only available departing from Venice.
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