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Verona Arena Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

1. 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.

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The Classic and the Unknown: Original Verona Bike Tour

2. 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.

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Verona: 2-Hour Guided City Walking Tour

3. 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 the painted facades of the Mazzanti's houses. Next, pass Juliet's house and admire it from the street. Arrive at Piazza dei Signori and marvel at the statue of Dante in the center. Behind the Della Scala palaces, see the well-preserved tombstones of the old lords of Verona and continue to see Romeo's house. At via Sottoriva, pass old porticoes and bustling local restaurants and head towards Bra Molinari. Here, visit the only Roman bridge left and take in the views of Verona's countryside. From the riverbank, you can see Mount Saint Peter, an Austrian fortress, and the remains of the Roman theater on top.

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Verona: 3-Hour Guided Walking Tour

4. Verona: 3-Hour Guided Walking Tour

Verona, often overlooked by neighboring Venice, possesses its own impressive artistic heritage and vibrant cultural diversity. Located a short drive from Venice and Lake Garda, in the heart of the Valpolicella wine region, it is an ideal destination for visitors looking for cultural events, shopping, history, fine dining and amazing wine. During this walking tour, you will discover that Verona has preserved a remarkable number of monuments from antiquity, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. You will encounter sites, such as the medieval and Renaissance city walls, the Borsari and Lion gates, stunning piazzas, Romeo and Juliet’s houses and Renaissance palaces.    Discover the highlights of this amazing city and learn about its history and culture on this incredible walking tour!

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

5. 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.

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Verona: Food Tour with Wine Tasting

6. 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 alone.

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Discover Verona: City Highlights Guided Walking Tour

7. 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. Take a selfie with a Roman soldier at the Arena, on Adige River, in front of a glass of wine on the main square, and more.

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The Highlights of Verona Small Group Walking Tour

8. The Highlights of Verona Small Group Walking Tour

Take an unforgettable walk around the historic heart of Verona, and discover the gems of the city of “Romeo and Juliet.” Meet your guide then wander among the UNESCO-inscribed monuments, such as the Arena, a pink marble Roman amphitheater built in 30 AD, considered one of the best preserved structures of its kind. Learn how it has survived more than 2,000 years, and thrives today as the main venue for the summer opera festival. Go to the tiny dead-alley that contains Juliet's Balcony and House (Casa di Giulietta). Many choose to pin a love letter to the wall. Discover the heart of the historic centre with the famous Piazza Erbe and Torre dei Lamberti as well as little Medieval buildings and iconic squares of this beautiful city.

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Verona: Private 2-Hour Walking Tour

9. Verona: Private 2-Hour Walking Tour

See the sights of Verona on a 2-hour walking tour with a private guide and marvel at monuments from different periods of the city's rich history. Marvel at the monumental Roman amphitheater on Piazza Brà, built in the 1st century AD and still in use today. Stroll down to the River Adige to see the medieval fortress of the Castelvecchio and historic Ponte Scaligero (Castelvecchio Bridge). Pass through the 3rd-century Porta Borsari archway that formed part of the original Roman walls. Continue along the Corso to Piazza Erbe at the heart of the Roman city and soak up the lively atmosphere. See the historical Café Dante on Piazza dei Signori and admire the medieval Palazzi Scaligeri where the Scaliger Tombs commemorate the family that ruled Verona from the 13th to the late 14th century. Continue down a narrow alleyway to stand in front of the house and balcony where Romeo declared his love for Juliet, according to the tale by Shakespeare!

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From Venice: Verona Walking Tour with Transportation

10. From Venice: Verona Walking Tour with Transportation

Make your own way to Venice railway station in the morning and board the high-speed train that will take you to Verona in just an hour and a half. Meet your guide at the train platform in Verona and begin your tour of the city. Wander through the picturesque and historical streets of Verona, the so-called "city of love". and discover the locations of Shakespeare's tragic play about two star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet.  Visit Juliet's balcony where she looked out upon her lover Romeo, the lucky statue of Juliet, Romeo's House, Piazza dei Signori, Porta Borsari where the duel took place between Capuleti and Montecchi, and the famous Arena, where famous concerts are still held every year. End your tour in Piazza Bra. Then enjoy some free time to explore the city at your own pace before catching the train back to Venice. Do some shopping, taste the famous "Juliet's braid", a typical dessert from Verona, or sip a glass of Valpolicella, a wonderful red wine from the famous namesake hill of Verona. Reach Verona railway station in the early evening and catch your train back to Venice. Arrive in Venice railway station at approximately 7.00 pm. You will receive your train tickets the day before the tour date.

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What people are saying about Piazza Bra

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 314 reviews

My husband and I booked the food and wine tour as part of our honeymoon and we were not disappointed! We were met by the lovely Isabella and we were the only 2 people on the tour, she made it so personal for us and she was a wonderful guide! We started off our experience at a local cafe, had a coffee and traditional Italian pastry right outside the arena. We then went on to a local Osteria where we drank a lovely glass of white wine and shared some tapas which was fab! Isabella then took us to a pasta place where we chose 4 types of handmade tortellini, they were all delicious! Following on from that, we were taken to a wine shop where we met Franco and he let us try 4 different wines, along with bread/salami and local cheese. We finished our tour at a gelateria and tried 2 flavours of ice cream. It was an incredible experience and we would recommend to anyone visiting Verona! Rachel and Matt - England

Our guide was very knowledgeable and clearly passionate about the city. For my sister and I this was an ideal way to explore the city at the start of our trip, to get a feel for it and to see which sights we wanted to explore more. The route itself was very bikefriendly and was clearly planned for that reason.

My husband and I were not disappointed and would recommend the arena to anyone! We were met by Benedetta who was our guide and she was extremely knowledgable, told us all about the history of the arena and answered questions from the group. It was a fantastic place to visit! Rachel and Matt

Benedetta was a knowledgeable and friendly guide who led us into the glorious history of this amphitheater that is older than the Colosseum of Rome. Besides the 30 minutes visit, we were allowed to roam in the arena and even climb to the top level. Definitely worth the visit.

Knowledgeable, covered loads of ground and history. Friendly guide.