Available in English and Italian, from Janruary 1st to November 16th, Monday and Thursday.
Time: 8:30; duration: 8 hours.
Departure: left hand slide of Piazzale Roma, near porters stand
Departure with at least 2 people booked.
Includes: transportation, assistant and wine tasting.
Cancellations admitted up to 2 business day before the tour date.
Verona and Amarone
Discover the magic of the wonderful city of Verona and the regions of Amarone and Valpolicella.
We arrive in the center of Verona at Piazza Bra where the world famous 1st Century outdoor arena is located (third largest in Italy) it has over 22,000 seats and is the perfect place for outdoor operas and concerts. You will have approximately two and half hours of free time to visit the house of Juliet (as in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet), the historical Piazza delle Erbe and some of the exclusive shops around the city. After Verona, we will head on over to the medieval towns of the Valpolicella region, time for an optional lunch and a chance to visit the 13th Century church of San Giorgio with its splendid altar dating back to 712a.d. Where there are some of the most beautiful, panoramic views of Sirmione and Lake Garda.
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 have a chance to purchase a few bottles to take with you, such as Amarone and Recioto della Valpolicella. Then just sit back and enjoy the views as we return to Venice.