Verona Express from Venice with High Speed Rail

Verona Express from Venice with High Speed Rail

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Tour Highlights

  • Skip the line Verona Arena
  • Round trip high-speed train tickets
  • Transfers from Verona train station to city centre and return
  • Expert, local English-speaking guide
  • Headsets when appropriate, so you can always hear your guide

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Uncover the charming city of Verona, best known for its associations with Shakespeare and it’s incredibly well-preserved 1st century architecture. Let City Wonders take you from Venice to Verona in the comfort of high-speed train. Your Expert guide will reveal interesting insights about the Roman Arena Amphitheatre, which dominates the lively Bra square, to the medieval castle of Castelvecchio and of course, the Houses of Romeo and Juliet.

Tour Description

The charming city of Verona is a must see if your visiting Venice, take this unique opportunity to relive one of the greatest romance of all times Romeo and Juliet!

Reach Verona in just over one hour in the comfort of a high-speed train from Venice, where your guide will be ready to welcome you. Your air-conditioned coach will transfer you from the station to the historic city centre in just a matter of minutes, so no time is wasted.

Bask in the romantic atmosphere while your expert guide recounts on Verona’s fascinating past, as the city has been inhabited for 2000 years with no interruptions. This beautifully preserved old town and its architecture from its origin, have been declared a World Heritage site by Unesco.

Feel as if you’re travelling in the past by walking along the walls of Castelvecchio, an impressive, beautifully preserved Medieval castle with dominating towers and bridge walls. Throughout the tour, we will see other landmarks related to the Scaligeri Families powerful dynasty, such as the monumental family mausoleum and other administrative Palaces, such as the Palazzo della Ragione.

Visit the most iconic monument in the city, the stunning Arena: a nearly 2000-year old Roman Amphitheatre. With Our Skip the line Access you can bypass the long tourist queues and make a swift entrance into the Arena, allowing you more time to admire its corridors, it’s perfectly oval shape and interiors. The Arena is the best preserved of its kind, thought to be older than the actual Colosseum in Rome!

No tour of Verona would be complete without a visit to the famous courtyard of Juliet’s House, make sure to keep a lookout for the statue of Juliet and from which we can see on Juliet’s balcony. Every day there is a pilgrimage of visitors, who come here to hang love messages on the wall of the courtyard and to touch Juliet’s breast, which is meant to bring good fortune! Try your luck too and walk past the house of his troubled lover, Romeo, while your guide will tell you all about the evocative places that inspired Shakespeare’s masterpiece.

Continue through Venice accompanied by your guide, visiting the most famous landmarks of the city, such as the monumental Porta Borsari, an ancient Roman City Wall and the stunning Piazza delle Erbe. This square has been awarded the title of most beautiful square in the world in 2012 it was originally the Roman Forum and it is now surrounded by characterful medieval buildings, still showing colourful frescoes on their façades.

Take some time to enjoy the city at our own pace: Verona has a variety of shops as well as restaurants and cafes overlooking its iconic squares. Here you can enjoy a special evening, soaking up the atmosphere of this beautiful city. Your expert guide will give you the best tips on where to try some of the delicacies for dinner and the famous local gelato. Your transfer will be ready for you at the end of your free time, so that you can get to the station comfortably and on time for your fast train back to Venice.

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What's included

  • Skip the line to the Verona Arena
  • High-speed train return tickets
  • Transfers from Verona train station to city center and return
  • Expert, local English speaking guide
  • Headsets when appropriate, so you can always hear your guide

Sites Visited

  • Verona Arena Amphiteater Arena (or Juliet's House in case the Arena is closed due to events)
  • Castel Vecchio
  • Piazza Bra
  • Porta Borsari
  • Corte Sgarzerie
  • Piazza delle Erbe
  • Palazzo della Ragione
  • House of Romeo
  • House of Juliet

Important notes

Please note that, in case of special events held at the Arena, we will provide an alternative itinerary visiting Juliet's House.

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