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Verona: Food Tasting and Walking Tour with Cable Car

1. Verona: Food Tasting and Walking Tour with Cable Car

Immerse yourself in the best of Verona on a fascinating small group tour that takes you to the most iconic sites in the city. Start your journey at Bra Square, where you'll see the stunning Roman Amphitheater, also known as the Arena. Learn from your expert guide, and save valuable time exploring. Explore the city's rich history as we visit the Roman Gavi's Arch, the Roman Borsari Gate, and the Roman Stone Bridge. Stroll along the Adige riverfront, which offers breathtaking views of the ancient, but no longer existing Saint Thomas Island. Walk through the medieval lanes and take in the unique architecture of the city's historic buildings. Then, head to Saint Peter Hill for the Belvedere, where you'll enjoy a spectacular view of Verona from the top, reached by cable car. Once back to the town center, visit other notable attractions like the Roman Theatre and Della Scala Medieval Tombs. No visit to Verona is complete without seeing Romeo's House and Juliet's Balcony. We'll stop at Signori Square and Erbe Square, where you can soak up the vibrant atmosphere of the city. To top it all off, we'll return to Bra Square for a tasting of typical local products, giving you a chance to savor the delicious flavors of Verona. Join a local feast with cold cuts, ham, cheeses, and two different kinds of local wines. Don't miss out on this unforgettable tour that will take you on a journey through Verona's rich history, culture, and cuisine. Have a personalized experience with a knowledgeable guide and a small group of fellow travelers, an experience that you'll remember for years to come.

Padua Self-Guided Historical Walking Tour

2. Padua Self-Guided Historical Walking Tour

Wander through Padua's city center and learn about its origins on this treasure hunt-style historical walking tour. Follow the route on your smartphone between landmarks like the city squares, and enjoy 10 historical riddles to solve as you explore. Start this self-guided tour from Piazza Antenore. From here, follow the tour on your smartphone, which will provide historical facts and riddles to solve between each landmark. The tour will take you through the history of Padua from its origins up to the 20th century, and cover roughly 2km around the city center.

Padua: Guided Walking Tour with Coffee at Caffè Pedrocchi

3. Padua: Guided Walking Tour with Coffee at Caffè Pedrocchi

Discover all the iconic places of Padua in a pleasant 1.5-hour walking tour with a local Italian and English-speaking guide, then relax in the refined atmosphere of historic Caffè Pedrocchi, where you can taste the typical Pedrocchi coffee with mint flavor, accompanied by some biscuits, and ask your guide any curiosity you might have about Padua, its history and its habits. Meet your guide at 10.30 am in front of the Precinema Museum and start your walking itinerary covering the following must-see highlights: - Prato della Valle, the largest square in Europe, with its central elliptical island surrounded by a small canal on whose banks there is a double ring of magnificent statues - Basilica di Sant'Antonio, the destination of thousands of pilgrims who come here every year from all over the world and one of the major Padua tourist attractions. - Palazzo del Bo, the ancient headquarters of the University of Padua, with the Ancient and Modern Courtyards - The Jewish Ghetto with its narrow streets full of history, nowadays the slightly more ‘hipster’ part of the city with lots of wine bars and craft shops - Padua Squares: Piazza delle Erbe and Piazza della Frutta, the beating heart of the city with their markets and arcades bustling with bars and taverns, and Piazza dei Signori, with its famous 14th-century Clock Tower - Palazzo della Ragione, the ancient city court which houses the largest frescoed astrological cycle in the world, inserted in the frescoes of Unesco-site Padova Urbs Picta At approximately 12.00 pm you will get back to the starting point, Caffè Pedrocchi, where you will have about half an hour to try the typical Pedrocchi coffee with mint flavor, take some time to relax and ask the guide all your questions.

Padova: Guided Spritz Walk

4. Padova: Guided Spritz Walk

A spritz walk is an ideal way to experience the Italian apertivio while exploring some of the most characteristic areas of the city. Where better to enter the world of the spritz than Padova, the birthplace of Aperol 100 years ago. You'll meet your expert local guide in Piazza delle Erbe to begin your spritz walk. From there you will discover Padova like a local as you stroll through the charming main squares and narrow cobblestone streets. Throughout your experience you'll enjoy two stops at two unique locations. At each stop you will taste an authentic version of the Italian spritz, served with traditional local finger food such as cheese, prosciutto, olives, and foccaccia. Your tour tour will eventually wrap up with your guide providing some suggestions on recommended restaurants in Padova.

Padua Self-Guided Highlights Scavenger Hunt & Tour

5. Padua Self-Guided Highlights Scavenger Hunt & Tour

Get to know Padua 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. An ideal outdoor activity for first time visitors, couples, groups, families, and children. Can be used as a great team-building activity. After downloading the scavenger hunt tour on your mobile device, use the mobile app and integrated maps to reach 10 of Padua's most important attractions on foot. 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. 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 tour. Start the activity whenever you like and enjoy the flexibility to pause your game at any time to take a break, snap the perfect photos, stop for lunch, or visit a museum. Choose to continue the tour later or save the rest for another day. In the historic Padua, you will first visit the beautiful Scrovegni Chapel. Then the unique Piazza Garibaldi and then the irreplaceable Piazza dei Signori. This wonderful route continues to the Padua Cathedral. As a fifth stop you will find the Ragione Palace. As you continue your walk through the city you will find the interesting Piazza della Frutta. Of course, the University of Padua could not be missing from this tour. In addition, you will also admire the MUSME. The penultimate destination is the enviable The Basilica of St. Anthony. While the icing on the cake of this unique tour could not be other than the Prato della Valle. Download the ‘’World City Trail ‘’ app from the store. Then start your tour and enjoy!

Live Padua like a local

6. Live Padua like a local

With this tour in tour to Padua with a local guide you will walk through the city to discover the most important corners, squares and monuments. Firstly we will see Prato della Valle, the largest square in the city of Padua and one of the largest in Europe. With its 78 statues Prato della Valle is a kind of album of the most important people of Padua. Afterwards we will reach the Basilica of St. Anthony or “Il Santo” (the “The Saint”), destination of millions of pilgrims every year. This magnificent basilica is a romantic blend of styles and cultures from all corners of the world and will leave you speechless, but most importantly it houses the remains of the Franciscan monk Anthony. He died in Padua in 1231 and was declared a saint the following year. Then, along cobbled streets and medieval arcades we reach the heart of the historic centre. We will see the city’s Old Ghetto, which with its narrow streets and small bars has become a meeting place for young students from Padua University. We will then reach Piazza delle Erbe and Piazza della Frutta, overlooked by Palazzo della Ragione. Here mornings are enlivened by the stalls of the local market and the bustle of people under the ‘Salone’, the city’s ancient covered market. The tour to Padua with a local guide will continue to Piazza dei Signori where the residence of the city’s lords once stood, now a meeting place for Paduans for the ritual of the aperitif. Finally, we will stop at Palazzo Bo, the seat of the University of Padua, founded in 1222, which has always attracted students from all over the world. We will conclude the tour with a Paduan tasting, the choice is yours between a typical aperitif at the ancient shops of the Mercato Sotto Salone or the famous mint coffee at the historic “Caffè Pedrocchi“.

Padua: 2-Hour Private Guided Walking Tour

7. Padua: 2-Hour Private Guided Walking Tour

On this walking tour, explore the picturesque old town of Padua. You will see some of the most famous spots, like Prato della Valle, the Basilica of Saint Anthony, Palazzo della Ragione, Caffè Pedrocchi, the Padua University, Piazza delle Erbe, Piazza della Frutta and Piazza dei Signori. But you'll aslo see and discover some hidden corners of the town, together with its myths and legends. For example, there's a curious legend about Caffè Pedrocchi for, why don't you ask you guide about it? Spot the typical bars, corners and hidden streets of the town where locals like to spend their free hours for a good coffee or delicious aperitif, what they call a Spritz. Don't forget that Padua has a strong university tradition, it's a young and fast-changing town where you can breathe the cultural atmosphere everywhere. One final tip: you might want to bring along your camera.

Padua: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

8. Padua: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

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. 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. In the history-filled Padova you will first visit the beautiful Scrovegni Chapel. Then the unique Piazza Garibaldi and then the irreplaceable Piazza dei Signori. This wonderful route continues to the Padua Cathedral. As a fifth stop you will find the Ragione Palace. As you continue your walk through the city you will find the interesting Piazza della Frutta. Of course, the University of Padua could not be missing from this tour. In addition, you will also admire the MUSME. The penultimate destination is the enviable The Basilica of St. Anthony. While the icing on the cake of this unique tour could not be other than the Prato della Valle. Download the ‘’World City Trail ‘’ app from the store. Then start your tour and enjoy!

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What people are saying about Signori Square, Padua

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 78 reviews

Monica was absolutely outstanding. she was truley captivating when explaining through all of the interesting facts and history. There were so many things we would have missed or not understood had we not been on this tour.. highly recommend to anyone wanting to maximise their experience in the beautiful verona. The food included in the tour was also fantastic. well worth the money all round.

This was one of the best tours I have ever been , our guide Francesca was fantastic so informative and knowledgeable regarding the history of Verona was amazing and her English was impeccable . The cable car and the views were spectacular and to end with the food tasting was delicious . Thanks Francesca for a wonderful well spent day in Verona . Highly recommend..

Our guide Mauro was great, gave us a very good understanding of Verona's history and gave us lots of great tips for our leisure and evening activities.

Our tour was amazing! Our guide was so knowledgeable and kind. Would recommend him to anyone. This is a must do event when visiting.

Our guide was incredibly knowledgable and interesting. Excellent experience and would highly recommend