VERONA and San Pietro hill walking tour: A good way to know the city centre and discover the hill where the city was founded

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Tour Number

Activity Level

148454


Categories

Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (conversational), German (fluent), Italian (fluent), Spanish (fluent)

See tour map with itinerary in green colour - 5-hour walking tour in Verona and to San Pietro hill (full-day tour)


A 'must' tour recommended to any first-time visitor and photography lover! See tour map with itinerary in green colour.

Verona is really an open air museum, the perfect city to browse around. On this tour you can explore a little bit of everything. This tour takes you closer to the beautiful soul of the city and sets you up for independent exploration during the rest of your stay. Get the flavour of Verona by walking through its breathtaking squares and amazing streets, learning about its past and beauty. There is no entrance fees to be paid for. The tour foresees the visit of Verona city centre and San Pietro hill where you will discover old sites and see the best views overlooking the city. This is a full day tour therefore in order to give people time to rest a bit the tour can be splitted in two parts, half in the morning and half in the afternoon. Break time is not included in the 5-hour tour time. The guide will drop you at a place for your lunch and will pick you up later on.

Itinerary

See tour map numbers:
in the city centre
1. Piazza Bra, explanation of all monuments around the square (arena, Gran Guardia and Barbieri palaces, Portoni della Bra with medieval city wall and via Roma);
5. Castelvecchio and Ponte (bridge) Scaligero, Roman Gavi arch;
27. Roman Borsari gate with Corso Cavour and Corso Porta Borsari
25. Corte Sgarzerie;
9. Piazza Erbe, Piazza dei Signori, Piazza Mercato vecchio;
7. Scaligeri's arks;
3. Romeo's house;
26. Corso Anastasia, Via Duomo;
19. Piazza Duomo with the beautiful cathedral facade and Ponte Pietra (stone bridge);
20. Santa Anastasia square and via sottoriva, back to corso sant'Anastasia;
2. Via Cappello with Juliet's house;
24. Via Leoni sith roman Leoni gate;
22. via Mazzini with old jewish ghetto and synagogue;
1. Piazza Bra
Walking up the San Pietro hill (river Adige left bank) up to San Pietro castle

You will visit some more places and sites not listed above

No entrance fees foreseen for this tour

Tour available at the moment only in English

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Piazza Bra, close to "The Alps fountain".
In case your hotel is in the very city centre I can pick you up there or at the railway station.

End location: Piazza Bra in front of the Arena or wherever you want in the city centre. Please inform the guide for different end location at the beginning of the tour, this info is needed for better organize the tour.

Duration: 5 hours

Feel free to stop for a capuccino or an ice-cream or everything you may need. This is a full day tour therefore in order to give people time to rest a bit the tour can be splitted in two parts, half in the morning and half in the afternoon. Break time is not included in the 5-hour tour time. The guide will drop you at a place for your lunch and will pick you up later on.

Transportation

Walking tour
In case you want to reach the hill top by taxi, one-way taxi ride costs about € 15,00/20,00. It is easier to climb the stairs down but you can also decide to take a taxi back to the city. Please inform guide

What’s Included

The tour price includes a 5-hour walking guided tour only (full day tour).
No entrance fees are foreseen for this tour

Estimated Local Cash Needed

2 € - Funicular to San Pietro hill top costs € 2,00/ea

What’s Extra

No entrance fees are foreseen for this tour
Funicular to San Pietro hill top costs € 2,00/ea.

Verona can be reached by train:
From VENICE, return ticket € 17,50 (2h15 by Regionale Veloce) - return ticket € 47,00 (1h10 by Frecciabianca)

From MILAN, return ticket € 44,00 (1h23 by Frecciabianca) - return ticket € 25,50 (1h55 by Regionale).

From BOLOGNA, return ticket € 20,00 (1h33 by Regionale) - return ticket € 48,00 (52 minutes by frecciargento)

From MANTUA (It. MANTOVA), return ticket € 6,70 (49 minutes by regionale)

From PADUA return ticket € 14,00 (59 minutes by regionale veloce) - return ticket € 36,00 (42 minutes by Frecciabianca)

Restrictions

I am a Licensed Tourist Guide/Tour Guide and have access to any landmark

A Recent Review of this tour

Manuela was a pleasure to spend a day with! She was knowledgeable and enthusiastic. We learned a great deal about the history of Verona and you couldn't help but feel the passion she had for the city she was sharing with us. Thank you Manuela for a wonderful day!
Carolyn Charbonneau

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