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Verona: Romeo and Juliet Self-Guided Audio Tour

1. Verona: Romeo and Juliet 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, 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: Small-Group Walking Tour

2. 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.

From Lake Garda: Verona Full-Day Bus Tour

3. From Lake Garda: Verona Full-Day Bus Tour

Discover one of the jewels of the Italian Renaissance on a day trip to the romantic city of Verona. Choose from the different departure points on Lake Garda, and travel in comfort aboard an air-conditioned bus. Upon arrival in the city center, admire one of the best preserved monuments of the Roman Empire — the Arena — still used for concerts and events today. Then, walk to Piazza dei Signori and Piazza Erbe, before reaching Juliet's House. Admire the balcony under which, in Shakespeare's tragedy, Romeo declared his eternal love to his beloved. Discover how the city developed over the centuries from your guide. Learn about the remaining artistic elements of different historical periods, including the medieval Castelvecchio, and the tombs of the Scaligeri family. Admire the Roman bridge over the Adige River that runs throughout the city, before strolling along the lively Via Mazzini at your own pace. Enjoy the many shops and boutiques, before returning to Lake Garda in the afternoon.

From Milan: Private Verona City Highlights Tour

4. From Milan: Private Verona City Highlights Tour

Travel to the hills of Verona on the Adige river with this day trip from Milan. Explore the highlights of this ancient city with a local guide. Admire sights like 14th century Scaligero castle and a first century Roman theater. Enjoy the convenience of being picked at your accommodation in Milan. Sit back and relax on the scenic drive through the Italian countryside to Verona. Make your way to the historic center. Stroll by the imposing Scaligero castle, a Roman amphitheater from 30 AD, and Juliet's house which is said to have inspired Shakespeare's balcony scene in 'Romeo and Juliet.' Learn the history of the city which became Roman colony in 89 BC and was engaged with conflicts with the Ostrogoths, the Lombards, and the Franks. Find out about the city's rulers and about the master artist Paolo Caliari. Hear about the city's occupation by Napoleon in 1797. Uncover how the city was rebuilt after WWII. Spend some free time exploring to city where you will have time to purchase lunch at a local restaurant. Return to your accommodation in Milan at th end of your tour.

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We really liked the audio guide. Easy and good. Above all, you can do it independently at your own pace and also pause. Wonderful. We also really liked the speaker (sympathetic and funny).

This tour should be done first. You can see great corners of Verona that you might never have seen. You can also find small, typically Italian restaurants along the way.

Excellent walking tour with so much information. Really informative and enjoyable tour. Really recommend it

Great tour also to the insiders of the city. Was fun!