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Piazza dei Signori, Verona, Italy

Piazza dei Signori, Verona, Italy: Our most recommended tours and activities

Verona: 2.5-Hour Guided City Walking Tour

1. Verona: 2.5-Hour Guided City Walking Tour

Embark on a 2.5-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 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. 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. Visit the only Roman bridge left and enjoy 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.

Verona: History and Hidden Gems Walking Tour

2. Verona: History and Hidden Gems Walking Tour

Stroll through Verona's city center on an informative walking experience with a local guide. Follow the different eras of the town's history as you walk through its main landmarks, including the main square, the Palazzo del Capitano, and the ancient Roman ruins. Meet your guide and enjoy a live commentary as you begin your tour. Start out back in the Roman era, with a walk through the ancient bridge, gateway, looming arch, and archeological site. Continue to the medieval ages and stroll through the Piazza Bra, Piazza dei Signori, and Piazza delle Erbe. Stop at the massive Verona Arena and learn about its history. See Verona's palaces, such as Palazzo della Ragione, Palazzo Della Scala, and Palazzo del Capitano. Marvel at the decadently decorated Loggia del Consiglio and Arche Scaligere. Head over to Juliet's balcony, discover the famous story of two star-crossed lovers, and hear local secrets about them. Lastly, walk through the main streets of Mazzini, Cappello, and il Corso, and cross over the medieval castle bridge before returning to the starting point.

From Lake Garda: Verona Full-Day Tour

3. From Lake Garda: Verona Full-Day Tour

Discover one of the jewels of the Italian Renaissance on a full-day tour to the romantic city of Verona. Choose from multiple departure points in Lake Garda and travel in comfort by air-conditioned coach. Take a short walk into the city center on arrival and see one of the best-preserved monuments of the Roman Empire at the Arena, still used for concerts today. Continue to Piazza dei Signori and Piazza delle Erbe before going to Juliet's House to look at the balcony where Romeo declared his eternal love for Juliet in Shakespeare’s tragedy. Learn more about how the city has developed over the centuries and discover artistic elements from different periods, including the medieval Castelvecchio and the tombs of the Scaligeri family at the church of Santa Maria Antica. Admire the Roman bridge over the Adige River and more. Then, get some free time to stroll down Via Mazzini and browse the local and high street shops before the return journey to Lake Garda.

Verona Full-Day Tour from Lake Garda

4. Verona Full-Day Tour from Lake Garda

Enjoy a full-day tour of Verona, with round-trip transfers from a host of locations in Lake Garda, including Limone, Lazise and Riva del Garda. Travel by air-conditioned coach and see lights like the Square of Lords and Juliet's House.  Following a comfortable transfer, explore Verona which has developed progressively for over 2,000 years. Admire artistic elements of the highest quality from different periods, including the ever-present contributions of the Scaligeri family. Take a short walk into the city center, where a local guide will take you to the Verona Arena. See one of the finest Roman theaters still in use in existence anywhere in the world. Continue to the Square of Lords (Piazza dei Signori) and Square of Herbs (Piazza delle Erbe), before going to Juliet's House to see messages of love written by visitors from around the world. Go to the Castelvecchio and see the tombs of the Scala family (Arche Scaligere). Look at the Ponte Pietra, a Roman arch bridge that spans the Adige River. Have free time for some retail therapy on one of the most elegant streets in Italy. Stroll down the Via Mazzini and window shop (or max out your credit cards) before your return transfer to Lake Garda.

Vicenza: Private Walking Tour with Teatro Olimpico

5. Vicenza: Private Walking Tour with Teatro Olimpico

Enjoy a private tour and explore a lesser-known jewel of the Veneto region, the beautiful city of Vicenza. With a dedicated guide, enter the unique Olympic Theater, the first enclosed theater in the world. Constructed by architect Andrea Palladio between 1580 and 1585, it boasts interiors made of wood, stucco and plaster, and is now included on the UNESCO World Heritage List.     Next, walk through the Vicenza historic center to see its most important sites, such as Chiericati Palace, the "Ca’ d’Oro," Piazzetta Santo Stefano, Sesso-Zen-Fontana Palace, Negri-De Salvi Palace, Thiene Palace, Contra’ Porti, Porto-Festa, Porto-Colleoni, and the Porto-Breganze e Barbaran-Porto Palaces.   Visit the beautiful Piazza dei Signori to marvel at the great Basilica Palladiana, one of Andrea Palladio’s masterpieces. Since 1994, this basilica, together with other Palladian buildings in and around Vicenza, has been part of the City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Verona: Juliet's House & Piazzas Skip-the-Line Private Tour

6. Verona: Juliet's House & Piazzas Skip-the-Line Private Tour

Visit the iconic Juliet's House in Verona with a private, local guide. Save time by skipping the line, learn about the House's rich history, and explore the stunning Piazza dei Signori and Piazza del Erbe. Begin your tour with a visit to Juliet's House. Fans of Shakespeare's famous Romeo and Juliet can see Juliet's Balcony and imagine themselves in the middle of the tragic love story. Skip the line and learn the house's secrets from your guide on a private tour. After Juliet's House, wander through the nearby squares and narrow streets. Check out Piazza dei Signori and its monument to Dante and towering arches. After, head to Piazza del Erbe and see the famous fountain in the middle of the square.

Verona's History and Highlights: Self-Guided Audio Tour

7. Verona's History and Highlights: Self-Guided Audio Tour

Discover the timeless city of Verona at your own pace with self-guided tour on a smartphone app. Save your data with offline access to maps, auido content, and geodata. Uncover the romance of Romeo and Juliet's houses while looking up at them from outside, see an ancient arena, and a Scala family palace.  Download the tour and head to the starting point in central Verona. See the cobbled streets where the love story of Romeo and Juliet was set. Leave the busy shopping streets and travel back in time, along the oldest Roman road in northern Italy.  View facades of its Roman and Medieval buildings where 2,000 years of history are reflected. Witness how the old has been recycled into new. Trace the shoreline of the Adige River taking in grand squares and picturesque alleyways.  Get tips on where to find the best Veronese cuisine along the way to see an ancient arena where gladiators came to fight, the grand Erbe Square, the Pietra bridge, a Roman Theatre, and a Roman Theater.  Catch a glimpse of intrigue as you see the palace of the powerful, medieval Scala family, as well as their private chapel and cemetery. Have the freedom to pause and resume the tour whenever you wish. Explore from home with the option to take the tour virtually.

Verona: City Introduction in-App Guide & Audio

8. Verona: City Introduction in-App Guide & Audio

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Listen or read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. Start your tour at the imposing Verona Arena, the trademark of Verona! Visit Porta Borsari with its enchanting image. Photograph Juliet's House straight out of the most beautiful dream and admire Piazza delle Erbe with its unique architecture. Piazza dei Signori will amaze you, it is one of the characteristic symbols of Verona. Then the Basilica di Santa Anastasia awaits you, don't forget to take pictures, it's the most important Gothic church in Verona! Ponte Pietra will leave you speechless with its tranquil beauty. Admire the Cattedrale di Santa Maria Matricolare with its beautiful interior. Verona's second most famous bridge Ponte della Vittoria is worth your time and the space on your mobile memory, while the icing on the cake of this unique tour will be the Ponte di Castelvecchio, a spot that is always busy and enchanting.

Verona: Walking City Highlights Tour

9. Verona: Walking City Highlights Tour

Follow your guide through the ancient streets of Verona on this private tour. Admire the Verona Arena and famous squares like delle Erbe and dei Signori.  Meet your local guide at Piazza Bra. Walk by the Verona Arena, a well-preserved Roman amphitheater. Listen to anecdotes and historical information as you stroll through the delle Erbe and dei Signori squares.  Head to a statue of the characters of Romeo and Juliet. Explore the house of Juliet, a Gothic-style house that is said to have inspired the love story. Continue to the Church of Sant'Elena which is over a thousand years old. View the picturesque Piazza Duomo.  Enter the Capitular Library and admire a library that has survived an earthquake, the plague, and a flood. 

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 dei Signori, Verona, Italy

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4.7 / 5

based on 469 reviews

The guided city walking tour was brilliant. Our guide was incredibly knowledgeable, kind, friendly and helpful. We were shown all the best sites and given so much information on the history of Verona- plus we were given tips and advice on the must- sees and how to access them. The tour started on time and was a lovely experience with a calm and happy vibe. Would highly recommend.

Fabio was an informative and entertaining guide. He highlighted historical details as we walked along. The route was well planned and we ended up back at the arena after a good loop. I highly recommend fitting this into your itinerary even if you only one day to explore Verona! Ciao

A great and inspiring experience. Only we were sent to the end point instead of the start (via the app)

Very engaging and passionate guide. Time has flown!!! I highly recommend the service

The perfect tour for an authentic Verona experience!