Guided tour

Verona: 2.5-Hour Guided City Walking Tour

4.9 / 5

98 reviews

Activity provider: Manuela Roversi

Verona: 2.5-Hour Guided City Walking Tour

Activity provider: Manuela Roversi
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From US$ 30.53 per person

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Experience over 2,000 years of history as you explore the beautiful city of Verona on this 2.5-hour guided walking tour. See historical landmarks from Roman, medieval, and Renaissance periods and discover the history behind every turn.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, Italian, German, English
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Immerse yourself in Verona's history as you pass ancient ruins and palaces
  • Learn the history behind every turn from your professional guide
  • Explore lively streets and squares
Full description

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 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.

Includes
  • Professional guide
  • Meals
  • Snacks
  • Souvenirs
  • Entrance tickets
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet your guide under the portico close to the Unicredit bank entrance at Piazza Bra on the corner of Via Roma.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • The tour is family-friendly
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 98 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.8/5

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We took a number of guided tours in several cities during our recent trip to Italy and this walking tour of Verona was by far the best. We were a very small english-speaking tour group and our guide, Roberta, was terrific. She was extremely knowledgeable about the city and managed a running commentary as we walked, continuously pointing out various sculptures, frescos, and other architectural features with plenty of historical background. Her english was excellent and her delivery was very natural, presented in such a way that it didn't sound scripted.

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August 4, 2022

Manuela Roversi was exceptional, very passionate and a great story teller. The group was small enough to enjoy the private character of it (we don’t like big groups). We needed to take our dog Mikesh as we could not find a dog sitter and all went great with him. Manuela showed us a great understanding. We would definitely do it again!

July 15, 2022

Manuela is a little whirlwind in the truest sense of the word. It provides a lot of interesting information about the history of the city and region. She also knows how to tell about little things that you would otherwise just walk past. Because of the information we were able to enjoy the second day in Verona in a completely different way. A short stopover with vino or aperol, also to catch your breath, would have upgraded the whole thing.

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April 15, 2022

Product ID: 401811