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Verona: Verona Card with Arena Priority Entrance

1. Verona: Verona Card with Arena Priority Entrance

Follow in the footsteps of Romeo and Juliet and great Roman emperors and explore the city of Verona at your own pace with a Verona Card. Valid for 24  or 48 hours (depending on the option booked), the Verona Card gives you free or reduced entrance to dozens of city museums and monuments, as well as unlimited travel on the ATV transport system. Save time and money as you go everywhere, see everything, and skip the long lines along the way. The Verona Card is an all-inclusive ticket that acts as your personal passport to the historic city. Look inside the Verona Arena, where opera is still staged on special nights. Marvel at Juliet's Balcony and read the love letters pinned to the wall of the Casa di Guilietta. Enjoy panoramic views from the top of Torre dei Lamberti (Lamberti Tower). These are just a few of the attractions on offer. See them according to your interests, and travel from one to the next on the ATV bus system. Free Entrance to Museums and Monuments: • Verona Arena (skip the line pass) • Museo Lapidario Maffeiano • Juliet's Balcony at Casa di Giulietta • Torre dei Lamberti • Museo di Castelvecchio • Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore • Complesso del Duomo • Chiesa di Santa Anastasia • Arche Scaligere • Galleria d'arte moderna Achille Forti - GAM Palazzo della Ragione • Chiesa di San Fermo Maggiore • Museo Civico di Storia Naturale • Museo degli Affreschi and Tomba di Giulietta • Museo Archeologico al Teatro Romano (MATR) • Museo della Radio Guglielmo Marconi Reduced Price Entrance: • Fondazione Museo Miniscalchi Erizzo • Museo Africano • Giardino Giusti • MusALab - Franca Rame Dario Fo

Gardaland Park: Open Date Entry Ticket

2. Gardaland Park: Open Date Entry Ticket

Head to Gardaland Park, the top theme park in Italy, for a day packed with adventure. Enjoy a magical day out at the park situated on the southeastern banks of Lake Garda, with a variety of rides suitable for all ages. Discover a wide variety of rides and shows that will satisfy a truly diverse crowd, from early childhood to adolescence and beyond. Whether amongst groups of friends or family, all the rides of Gardaland Park offer a special combination of adventure, adrenaline, dream, and fantasy. Challenge the rapids in the heart of the jungle, face chilling descents, take part in the Mammoth Arctic convoy. Daydream to your heart's content in the Fantasy Kingdom and all the themed areas. Throughout the day, explore rides such as Oblivion, The Black Hole dive coaster, and the mysterious Jungle Rapids. Float on a log on the Colorado Boat. Be amazed by the incredible style of the iconic I Corsari attraction. Experience the jungles of Jumanji - The Adventure in your own 4x4 off-road vehicle. Kids can enjoy the fantastic Peppa Pig-themed area with 3 new attractions. Sail on an exciting pirate ship, fly up in the clouds in colorful balloons, and let Grandpa Pig take you on an unforgettable trip on his cute little train.  Food and drinks are available to purchase at a range of restaurants, kiosks, and fast-food outlets. You can also pick up some fun gifts such as toy swords, t-shirts, and games at the gift shops throughout the park.

Verona from Above: Lamberti Tower Entry

3. Verona from Above: Lamberti Tower Entry

Look over the sights of Verona 84 meters above street level with an entry ticket to the Medieval Tower of Lamberti, still in use as a clock tower for the city. This tower is located in the heart of the city center, Piazza delle Erbe, a few minutes walk from the most important attractions of Balcone di Giulietta and Arena. If you're feeling sporty, 289 steps are waiting for you! Or, if you simply want to get to the top as fast and easy as possible, you can take the internal elevator to the terraces to admire the characteristic spires from a fresh perspective.

Verona: Hop-on Hop-off Tour 24 or 48-Hour Ticket

4. Verona: Hop-on Hop-off Tour 24 or 48-Hour Ticket

Hop on the open-top red bus and see the sights of Verona as you learn more about this historic city from the onboard multilingual audio commentary. Travel on 2 routes that have been specifically designed to show you the main attractions of the city. Both tours start from Piazza Brà, the Square of the Arena. You can hop off and explore at your leisure, re-boarding the bus as often as you like with your 24 or 48-hour ticket. Well-known as the setting for the story of Romeo and Juliet, historic Verona is a blend of its storied past and its modern industrial base. This was one of the most powerful cities during the early days of the Roman Empire, and its old city is one of the best-preserved in Italy. Red route stops: • Piazza Bra • Corso Porta Nuova Giardini Pradaval • Stazione FS Porta Nuova • Piazza Pozza • Basilica S. Zeno Castelvecchio • Via Diaz Porta Borsari • Teatro Romano • Porta Leoni • Piazza Leoni (Juliet's House) Blue route stops: • Piazza Bra • Via Pallone Tomba Giulietta • Via G. Giusti • S. Stefano Teatro Romano • Castel S Pietro • Duomo • Piazza Erbe Casa Giulietta • Porta Leoni • Piazza Leoni (Juliet's House)

Gardaland Park and SEA LIFE: Open Date Entry Ticket

5. Gardaland Park and SEA LIFE: Open Date Entry Ticket

Explore Gardaland Park, one of the most popular amusement parks in northeastern Italy, and observe fascinating marine life at the SEA LIFE Aquarium with an open-date entry ticket. Discover the park on the southeastern banks of Lake Garda, landscaped in great detail to reference the realms of history, geography, space, and fantasy. Enjoy an array of adrenaline-pumping rides and entertaining shows with something for all members of the family, from young children to grandparents. Explore rides, such as the Oblivion – The Black Hole dive coaster and the mysterious Jungle Rapids. Float on a log on the Colorado Boat. Be amazed by the incredible style of the iconic I Corsari attraction. Experience the jungles of Jumanji - The Adventure in your own 4x4 off-road vehicle. Also, gain entry to the Gardaland SEA LIFE Aquarium. Discover 5,000 marine specimens in 40 tanks.  Walk through a transparent underwater tunnel. Watch as sharks, stingrays, and a Napoleon fish swim undisturbed right over your head. Watch films about the marine world in the aquarium cinema. Learn how you can support SEA LIFE's ocean conservation campaigns during your visit.

Verona: Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

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

Get to know Verona at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts and legends. This is an ideal outdoor activity for first time visitors, couples, groups, families, and children and can be used as a great team-building activity. After downloading the tour app on your mobile device, you'll be led on an interactive adventure to discover 10 Verona attractions (entry inside ticketed attractions not included). At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the city sightseeing game. 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.

Verona: Arena di Verona Opera Ticket

7. Verona: Arena di Verona Opera Ticket

Book your tickets to witness a unique operatic adventure at the Arena di Verona. Enjoy a live performance at a venue where Luciano Pavarotti, Maria Callas, and many other tenors and sopranos have had the pleasure of singing. Upgrade your experience with a Verona walking tour before the show starts. Choose the show you wish to see and make your booking, then simply exchange your voucher at gate number 7 at the Montebaldo desk on the day of the performance. Shows in 2024: June start at 21:30 08-giu TURANDOT 14-giu AIDA 15-giu TURANDOT 20-giu AIDA 21-giu BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA 22-giu TURANDOT 23-giu AIDA 27-giu BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA 28-giu AIDA 29-giu TURANDOT July start at 21:15 05-lug CARMEN 06-lug BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA 07-lug AIDA 11-lug AIDA 12-lug BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA 13-lug CARMEN 18-lug AIDA 19-lug LA BOHEME 20-lug CARMEN 21-lug AIDA 25-lug CARMEN 26-lug AIDA 27-lug LA BOHEME August start at 21:00 01-ago AIDA 02-ago TOSCA 03-ago CARMEN 08-ago CARMEN 09-ago TOSCA 10-ago AIDA 16-ago TOSCA Sabato 17-ago CARMEN 18-ago AIDA 21-ago GALA DOMINGO 22-ago AIDA 23-ago CARMEN 24-ago BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA 29-ago AIDA 30-ago TOSCA 31-ago BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA September start at 21:00 01-set CARMINA BURANA 05-set AIDA 06-set BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA 07-set CARMEN

Verona Arena Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

8. 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.

Verona: History, sights and hidden gems off the beaten track

9. Verona: History, sights and hidden gems off the beaten track

Stroll through Verona on a guided walking tour with a locally licensed guide. Learn about fascinating hidden details that are usually overlooked and admire the main landmarks of the city such as the Arena, Piazza Erbe, and Piazza Dante. Meet your guide in the main square of Piazza Bra. Set off on your guided tour of the city and first see its famous Arena. Learn about the spectacular gladiator battles that took place here, and admire its wonderful architecture. Follow the the early medieval city walls to reach the Corso, the oldest street of the entire city. Marvel at Porta Jovia, a historic Roman-era monument. Enjoy the scenic views of the Castelvecchio and the Ponte Scaligero over the Adige River. Dive into a set of backstreets, public and private courtyards where nobody goes to and learn how to detect the several hidden gems of local architecture and urban structure thanks to which is Verona Unesco world heritage. Explore Piazza delle Erbe and see the oldest fountain in the city. Learn about the history of the local market and admire some of the beautiful façades of historic townhouses. Stroll through Piazza dei Signori and see a variety of public buildings such as Palazzo della Ragione, Palazzo Della Scala, Palazzo del Capitano and the highest tower in the city for you to experience the Medieval era in the city. Marvel at the dramatic Arche Scaligere mausoleums on your way to Romeo’s house and Juliet's balcony. Learn about the historical inspiration for the great Shakespearean tragedy and uncover the truth about it before concluding your tour.

Verona: Small Group Guided Walking Tour with Arena Tickets

10. Verona: Small Group Guided Walking Tour with Arena Tickets

Discover the history, culture, and charm of Verona, a city renowned for its Roman antiquities and its connection to Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Begin your tour of the Roman Amphitheater with pre-reserved tickets and discover its fascinating past through the eyes of your knowledgeable guide. Walk through the vast corridors and galleries of the Arena, and learn about the gladiators and spectacles that once entertained the crowds in this magnificent structure. Explore Bra Square, known for its vibrant atmosphere and picturesque architecture, and follow your guide to see elegant palaces and historic buildings. At your own leisure, sample traditional Veronese cuisine at the square's restaurants, cafes, and shops, and experience the city's lively culture. Visit Juliet's House, believed to have belonged to the Cappello family who inspired Shakespeare's tragic love story. See the famous balcony where Juliet is said to have stood while Romeo declared his love, take photos of the courtyard's statue of Juliet, and try your luck for good fortune in love. Stroll through the bustling market square of Erbe, with a history dating back to Roman times. Explore the colorful outdoor market, taste local foods and wines, and admire the medieval architecture that surrounds the square. Take the cable car up Saint Peter Hill for a breathtaking view of Verona and walk along the Adige riverfront. Return to Bra Square with enough knowledge from your guide taking you on a journey through Verona’s rich history and culture.

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Such an amazing Photographer. The shoot was prefect, i felt really comfortable over the whole shoot. You can be creative and put your own ideas to the shoot and Vittoria, the photographer knowns the Verona town around for the best location to click. Definitely do recommend others to try this ❤️

Isabella was our guide she is very knowledgeable and personable. As an extra bonus she gave us a terrific suggestion for lunch --full of local residents and delicious food and wine!

It went wonderfully, without any complaints or problems, entering without waiting in line, giving us preference, everything was very good. And the price is very affordable

The tour was amazing and our guide, Priscilla was outstanding. she was so full of energy and very knowledgeable about Verona. this tour was well worth the time and money.

Service was wonderful, i would definitely use this service again. Highly recommended