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Verona: History and Hidden Gems Walking Tour

1. 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.

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

2. 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: Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

3. Verona: Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

Explore Verona with an interactive smartphone scavenger hunt and self-guided walking tour. Get to know the city while solving location-based riddles. Stroll over the arches of Castelvecchio Bridge above the Adige River and see the Roman amphitheater. After downloading the tour app on your mobile device (instructions received via email after booking), you'll be led on an interactive adventure to discover 10 Verona attractions (entry inside ticketed attractions not included). Use clues at each attraction to find your next destination and challenge yourself to use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to complete the game. Uncover local information and facts about the city as you explore. Along the way, enjoy the freedom to pause or resume the tour whenever you want. Start playing at any time and admire the city at your own personal pace. Stop to snap as many photos as you want, or choose to take a lunch break in between. 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. Be amazed by Piazza Dei Signori one of the main symbols of Verona. Then, head to the Basilica di Santa Anastasia, the most important Gothic church in Verona. Gaze at the tranquil Ponte Pietra, a Roman arch bridge. Admire the Cattedrale di Santa Maria Matricolare with its beautiful interior. Verona's second most famous bridge is Ponte Della Vittoria, a 111-meter-long arch bridge constructed in the 1920s. While the icing on the cake of this unique tour will be the Ponte di Castelvecchio, a spot that is always busy and enchanting.

The Classic and the Unknown: Original Verona Bike Tour

4. The Classic and the Unknown: Original Verona Bike Tour

Meet the guide in the city center of Verona, collect a bike and helmet, and start your 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. 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 the starting point.

Verona: City Introduction in-App Guide & Audio

5. 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 Full-Day Tour from Lake Garda

6. 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.

Verona: City Introduction Private Tour

7. Verona: City Introduction Private Tour

Receive an introduction to the city of Verona with an itinerary designed to showcase some of the city's most exciting attractions. In only 90 minutes on this private tour, a local guide will acquaint you with some of the best places to visit in Verona and ensure that your visit to this city is as exciting as possible. Learn where to find main attractions like the Giusti Palace, garden, and Ponte Pietra. Receive tips from your guide on how to explore these popular destinations without the hassle of tourist crowds. Your local guides are also experts in the best places to dine. Discover where to eat at unique family-owned restaurants and other local hot spots. Take part in a tour that supports local economies by offering local produce and considers ways to prevent over-tourism with small and non-intrusive tour groups.

Verona: Off-the-Beaten-Track Private City Tour

8. Verona: Off-the-Beaten-Track Private City Tour

Experience the historical city of Verona with a professional guide on this private tour. Become acquainted with the local hangouts and trendy suburbs like a local on this walking adventure through the city. After meeting your guide, get ready to experience the city through the wisdom of your local guide. Venture off the tourist path and away form the more obvious highlights of the city as you discover the city's alternative side with a tour through the Veronetta district. Follow your guide as you visit places like the Castle of San Pietro, Ponte Pietra, and many more. Enjoy a tour that supports local economies by offering local produce and preventing over-tourism with this small and non-intrusive tour group.

Verona: Small-Group Walking Tour

9. Verona: Small-Group Walking Tour

Throughout this 2-hour semi-private walking tour of Verona, you will truly enjoy an intimate, personal experience of this ancient town known as the "City of Love". One of the most romantic and beautiful cities in Italy, Verona is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can learn all about its history as well as anecdotes from your professional local expert guide, free to ask all the questions you want. Your guide will take you on a journey through time and love on the winding streets of this ancient town. You can admire Juliet's balcony, where she and Romeo lovingly stared into each others' eyes. Continuing on, you will see the ancient bridge of Ponte Pietra and the Adige River, before witnessing the beautiful ancient Roman Theater and Archeological site. You can then awe at the majestic Arena di Verona, which is today famous for its incredible concerts, opera productions, and more.

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What people are saying about Ponte Pietra

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4.6 / 5

based on 604 reviews

Absolutely worth the money! We had already spent nearly two full days in Verona exploring and our guide managed to show us new places, buildings and ruins. You are a wonderful guide Fabio, thank you!

Fabio our guide made the tour so interesting and enjoyable very entertaining and very informative Lots of hidden treasures we would never have found by ourselves.

Sehr interessante Tour mit echten Geheimtipps, die man sonst nie finden/sehen würde. Danach kann man die Stadt besser verstehen und würdigen.

I wanted to take the tour again as soon as it ended. Lovely and entertaining guide!!

Wonderful guide, Fabio who showed us the hidden gems of Verona