Verona & Amarone Full-Day Tour from VeniceProduct ID: 12279
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- Visit the historic town of Verna, and see the immense Arena, and Juliet's Balcony
- Pick up some great gifts in the shops off Piazza delle Erbe
- Drive through the Valpolicella region
- See the Church of San Giorgio
- Get panoramic views of Sirmione on the southern shore of Lake Garda
- Taste wines at an Amarone winery
From here we drive to a vineyard to have a guided visit and learn more about the famous Amarone wine. We will enjoy tasting some of the different wines they produce and a chance to purchase a few bottles to take with you, such as Amarone and Recioto della Valpolicella. Onwards we travel to the city of Verona at Piazza Bra, where the world famous Roman Amphitheater – the 3rd largest in Italy - is located. It dates back to the 1st-Century A.D. and boasts more than 22,000 seats, making it a perfect venue for outdoor operas and concerts.
You will have approximately 3 hours of free time (with optional lunch) to enable you to visit the house of Juliet (from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet), the historical Piazza delle Erbe and some of the exclusive shops around the city. Then just sit back and enjoy the views as we return to Venice.
- Wine tasting
- Food and drinks
Meet on the left hand side of Piazzale Roma, in front of the Hotel Olympia in the car park area. Arriving by boat: Take the boat lines no. 1 or 2 and get off at Piazzale Roma. Go up the steps leaving the large bridge of Calatrava behind you and on your right you will see the ticket office for boats and buses. In front of you facing the bus park turn left and follow the path passing the land taxis. Continue on the path passing some trees and small kiosks until you arrive towards the end of the path. Here you will see the hotel Olympia on the other side of the canal in front of you. On your left is the small car parking area. Your driver will wait with a sign bearing the name of the tour and holding an orange umbrella. (Open in Google Maps)
Product ID: 12279