FREE WALKING TOUR VERONA

From 25th JUNE to 01st JULY the tour will be NOT available

INFO

The Walk

Walking through the streets of  Verona’s central hub, the guided walk will introduce you to all the best bits of our city.

When and Where

Departs downtown Verona. From Tuesday to Saturday at 10.30 AM from Corso Porta Nuova. (close to McDonald’s)
Duration: 2.5 – 3 hours
No booking needed, just show up.

Why to do this tour

Because this is a free and funny way to visit Verona. The tours are done in ENGLISH and ITALIAN. Free Tour  Verona shows off the best of Verona from Tuesday to Saturday, rain, hail or shine on a Free Walking Tour.

about us

Free Tour Verona is run by professional tour leaders and we are extremely passionate about what we do: sharing with visitors the best sights of our city.
Our Walking Tour of Verona take you on a journey through the most interesting areas, exploring Verona’s romantic alleys and discovering our fascinating and entertaining history.
We are proud to unveil Verona’s secrets to its visitors with great enthusiasm and we never tire of learning more and more about the place we live in. However we have fun, so we do not give boring lectures!

We supports the Free Walking Tour movement that in the last years spreads all around the world. This worldwide movement suggests people to visit the cities in a different way, exploring it by foot, discovering the spirit of the places, bringing people from different cultures together through understanding.

why we are free

We offer free tours for one very important reason: we are passionate and totally in love with our city. We believe that everyone, should be able to experience and enjoy what Verona has to offer.
That is what inspired the creation of our social enterprise, so that everyone can enjoy a fun, creative and educational walking tour experience.

Since

Logo Free Tour Verona-2

Verona is not only about Romeo and Juliet, Verona is much more… But what people knows after that?

Don’t worry if you don’t have the answer! We are here for guide you in your Free Walking Tour!
Opera lyrics, gladiators, theatres, medieval streets, amazing castels and ancient bridges…

Sure you will desire to come back again… Come rain or sunshine and join with us this little/big adventure!

MEETING POINT

Corso Porta Nuova 18, Verona VR, Italy (close to McDonald’s).

Meeting Point (close to McDonald's)
Meeting Point

Free Walking Tour Verona - MEETING POINT

Corso Porta Nuova, 18, 37122 Verona VR (Close to McDonald’s)

the walk

let’s go!

Tour departure

departure.

Departure from the meeting point at 10.30 AM – Corso Porta Nuova 18 (look for the volunteer) close to McDonald’s.

1. I portoni della brà – verona main gate and the clock of the count nogarola.

Constructed by the Visconti family, 1389 – 1402 a.C., built along the medieval walls of Verona for connect the ancient countryside to the square. Near here we can found the Sheakspeare “plate” with the famous word pronounced by Romeo during the exile. On the right from the door there is the amazing Museo Maffeiano.

Portoni della Brà
Arena di Verona

2. l’arena  i century d.c.

The third largest outdoor amphiteathear in Italy. Used by romans for gladiators games now you can found here the most suggestive lyrical season in the world.

3. L’Arco dei Gavi – half of the I century d.C.

The third largest outdoor amphiteathear in Italy. Used by romans for gladiators games now you can found here the most suggestive lyrical season in the world.

Arco dei Gavi
Ponte Scaligero

4. Castelvecchio e il ponte scaligero.

Construced by Cangrande II della Scala, Lord of the Scaligeri family wich dominated Verona from XIII to XIV. Used in the past to protect Cangrande from family struggles.

5. Portoni Borsari.

Originally the main gate of the city, called like the man’s that they were collecting the “dazio”a tax for enter in Verona.

Portoni Borsari
Piazza Erbe

6. Piazza Erbe.

One of the most beautiful square in Italy, is a collage of Palaces, statues and towers from different periods.

7. Piazza Dante (or piazza dei Signori).

In the medieval times was the place that hosted the court from the Scaligeri family. Here we found a statue from Dante Alighieri.

Piazza Dante
Arche Scaligere

8. Arche Scaligere.

The tombs of the Scaligeri Family.

9. Coffee break.

Just a short break for a few minutes.

Coffee Break
Balcone Giulietta

10. Balcone di Giulietta.

The famous balcony of Juliet. We don’t need any explanation!

11. Chiesa di San Fermo V-VI century d.C.

Chiesa San Fermo
Adige Verona

12. Little walk along the river Adige.

13. Castel San Pietro e il Teatro romano – I century d.C.

An ancient military palace situated on the hills of Verona. From the top you can get the full view of the city and the river that hug completely the historical center.

Teatro Romano
Ponte Pietra

14. Ponte Pietra (Arrive).

Arrive in the famous bridge Ponte Pietra at approximately 01.30 PM and hope you enjoy the tour!

team

Francesca Adilla

Francesca Adilla

Founder

Hi guys! I am Francesca and I am native from Verona.
The love for my city and for travels gave me the idea to start the already famous movement of Free Walking Tour in my wonderful city. I studied tourism at the high school and when i left, i never stop to “walk” around the world. I have been for now between many countries of Europe but also north Africa, south America and Asia, of course my dream is visit the intere world! I also like to take part of others free walking tours during my holydays. For me will be pleasure to show you some of the most romantic and unforgettable corners of my city. Ready to follow me?

faq

(Frequently Asked Questions)

WHERE DOES THE FREE WALKING TOUR VERONA LEAVE FROM?

Our walk leaves from Corso Porta Nuova 18 (close to McDonald’s). Your guide will be waiting there with a yellow poster.

WHEN DOES THE FREE WALKING TOUR VERONA START?

Our walk departs the meeting spot promptly at 10.30am each morning from Tuesday to Saturday. Private Tours are available on demand (min. 4 people), booking is required. We are walking rain or shine. Arrive a few minutes before to ensure you leave enough time to locate your friendly guide.

HOW LONG IS THE FREE WALKING TOUR VERONA?

Our walk runs between 2.5 and 3 hours depending on the size of the group, including a quick break for a cup of coffee or a bite to eat.

WHAT IF I'M NOT A WALKER?

Our walk is an easy wander through the city and is suitable for people of all ages and all fitness levels. The entire walk spans about four kilometres and includes plenty of stops along the way.

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

Comfortable shoes, a bottle of water (there will be opportunities to fill up on the way), and sunscreen if we are in the summer time.

DO I NEED TO BOOK?

Bookings are not necessary, but feel free to contact us if you have a big group (10 people or more) and you want peace of mind that we are expecting you.

WHY ARE YOU FREE?

We offer free tours for one very important reason: we are passionate and totally in love with our city. We believe that everyone, should be able to experience and enjoy what Verona has to offer. That is what inspired the creation of our social enterprise, so that everyone can enjoy a fun, creative and educational walking tour experience. Therefore, you can decide should you want to contribute, at the end of the tour, depending on your enjoyment and possibilities.

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