10+1 Amazing Verona Sightseeing Tours

Tours last approximately 2 hours and are suitable for organized groups as well as for small parties, families and individuals. Starting time and meeting point can be arranged according to clients' needs. Itineraries are fully customisable.

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1 General Sightseeing Tour

The best tour if you are in Verona for the first time and want to see as much as possible in a few hours. It covers all main monuments and sights.
If the group is coming with its own coach or van the tour can start with a panoramic drive around the '500 city walls, with the monumental gates, then proceed along the river with a picture stop on the hill above the town.
After leaving the coach the tour continues with a walk in the old city center with stops at Verona main monuments and squares: Erbe square, Signori square, Scala Family tombs, Romeo's house, Juliet's house, Bra square, the Arena (Roman amphitheater) and much more. The tour is suitable for disabled people.
It is possible to extend the itinerary adding a visit to museums, churches, etc.
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2 Romeo and Juliet Tour

A guided itinerary to discover Romeo and Juliet's Verona in all the places linked to the famous legend of the two unfortunate lovers. The tour is also a literary journey that over more than a century led to the drafting of the history that today everyone knows. Legends often contain an historical background and the plot of Juliet and Romeo has numerous historical references that are reflected in the events, places and buildings of Verona. The itinerary illustrates above all medieval Verona and, accompanied by one of our guides, you will visit Juliet's House, Romeo's House, the Scala family tombs, Juliet's Tomb and the places were the bloody clashes between Guelphs and Ghibellines took place in the second half of the 13th century. You will hear about the Scaligeri, the family who had the power in Verona, the testimony of Dante who talked about Capulets and Montagues in the Divine Comedy, the enigmatic figure of Luigi da Porto, who first wrote the story.
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3 Roman Remains

Verona is second only to Rome when it comes to ancient Roman remains. Verona history goes back to prehistoric age, but it is with the Roman colonization from 89 b.C. that the golden age for Verona began. The city flourished, important roads connected it with major cities and harbors of the empire, two monumental bridges were built, together with a defensive wall with monumental gates, a central square (forum) surrounded by public buildings, temples, thermal baths, an amphitheater, a theater, beautiful houses (domus),  monuments, etc. The remains of many of these buildings and monuments can still be admired in nowadays Verona. Standard tour lasts two hours and can be extended to the archaeological museum, underground sites, etc.
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4 Verona Underground Tour

In addition to the beauties that can be admired above ground, through the streets and squares of the city, Verona also offers an underground world of crypts, basements and archaeological excavations where you can admire the signs of the city of past centuries and millennia: mosaics of domus (Roman house), streets and remains of Roman temples, ancient early Christian churches, Lombard tombs and foundations of medieval towers. An exciting journey into the past two to three meters below ground.

5 Mystery Tour

A city as old as Verona in the course of its long history has accumulated many stories of crimes that often involve the protagonists who came to power, mysterious places and stories. From the death of Theoderic the Great carried away by the devil, to the fabulous grave goods of King Alboin not yet discovered, from the rib of a whale hanging under an arch of Piazza Erbe, to the fratricidal struggles of the Scala family lords who fought for power in the city. An exciting guided tour to get to know all the noir stories of Verona.

6 Verona for Kids

Coming to Verona with your kids and don't want to bore them with long explanations about history and art? This tour is perfect for you. Your kids will have fun while learning everything about the gladiators, put on a real gladiator helmet, and fight like they did inside the Roman amphitheater. They will look for fossils on the streets of Verona, play knights inside the middle age castle, hear about the stories and legends of the old city.

11 Bicycle Tour

Verona city center is quite flat, with limited access to cars, offering perfect conditions for a tour with bicycles. In just two hours it will be possible to visit what by walking usually takes a day or more, getting to those churches and monuments that are away from the very center of the city. With e-bikes it will be possible to add extra comfort to the tour, reaching the hillside of Verona for a panoramic ride and even venture along the river Adige into Valpolicella for a cellar tour and wine tasting.

8 The Middle Age

At the end of the XIII century, members of the Della Scala family gradually occupied public offices until 1259, when Mastino I took over and communal freedom fell. When he finally became the effective lord of the city he inaugurated a period of splendor for a dynasty which was to last through the end of the XIV century. Della Scala family significantly reorganised the urban structure of Verona, building elegant monuments and palaces. During their rule Dante spent seven years in Verona. The city became an important political and cultural center, and the legend has it that Romeo and Juliet's tragic events took place when Bartolomeo della Scala was in power.
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9 The Renaissance

At the end of the Scala family period, Venice took the power in Verona at the beginning of the XV century. Venice had been building its empire on the Mediterranean sea in previous centuries and, with the XV century started expanding on the main land also controlling the whole north east of Italy. Venetian domination was to last until the arrival of Napoleon at the end of XVIII century. In almost four hundred years of Venetian domination Verona gradually transformed from a Middle Age into a Renaissance town thank to the works of the great architect Michele Sanmicheli whose beautiful buildings and churches can be still admired today.
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10 Fortresses Walls and Towers

After the fall of Napoleon in 1815, Verona and the whole north east of Italy became part of the Hapsburg Empire. The Austrians were determined to keep their Italian territory in spite of unification and independent movements. In doing so they transformed the town and its surroundings into a huge fortress, building walls, gates, barracks, forts that can still be admired today in perfect conditions. In addition to the perfectly preserved Austrian fortifications, it will be also possible to visit traces of older Middle Age and Roman Age defensive system of Verona.

11 Churches & Museums

Verona has innumerable old churches and museums. With they artistic and historic treasures they can become the subject of thematic tours on their own or a stop to complete one of the above itineraries.


The city of Verona hosts numerous museums that, although not among the largest and most famous in the world, house absolutely unique and original collections. The location of these museums in places as interesting and unique as the artifacts thay contain makes a visit to these places a fascinating alternative to the usual guided tours of the city: the Museo Civico di Castelvecchio with the famous restoration by Carlo Scarpa, the Museo Lapidario Maffeiano with the impressive collection of ancient inscriptions exhibited in the garden of the Teatro Filarmonico, the Roman Theatre with the remains of ancient Verona preserved in the cells of the now disused convent, the Museum of Natural Sciences with the famous fossils.


In many Italian cities, also in Verona, many artistic and historical treasures are kept inside the churches that are themselves real architectural gems. In Verona, starting from what many consider to be the first church in Veneto, the sacellum of the St. Teuteria and Tosca, there are religious buildings of all ages and styles, in particular the Romanesque, of which Verona, with the church of San Zeno, can rightly be considered one of the capitals. There are also important examples of Gothic architecture such as the imposing Santa Anastasia and the Renaissance, such as the elegant Santa Maria in Organo or San Giorgio. Inside the churches you will find paintings by Pisanello, Andrea Mantegna, Paolo Veronese as well as the lesser known but no less interesting local painters.

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