Verona Outdoor activities

Our most recommended Verona Outdoor activities

Verona: Walking Tour with Skip-the-Line Arena Ticket

1. Verona: Walking Tour with Skip-the-Line Arena Ticket

Meet your guide in the city center of Verona and start exploring the town. The fist stop will be Castelvecchio, the magnificent medieval castle built by Scaligeri family. Then, your local guide will lead you to discover the lanes, streets, squares of the city, stopping to admire the most important monuments. Listen to legends and tales about Romeo and Juliet and see the romantic balcony. At the end of the tour, you'll reach Piazza Brà and the Arena. Admire the Roman amphitheater's architecture and learn about the old games of gladiators. Today the Arena is the setting for International Festivals, Music events and the famous Opera Lirica. Finally, enter the Verona Arena and visit one of the world’s great open-air concert venues. Look beyond the façade of the pink marble monument on Piazza Bra, hear stories of gladiators and famous operas in the amphitheater. Your guide will tell you little known stories and reveal facts normally concealed in the mighty stonework.

Verona: Vineyard and Winery Tour with Wine Tasting

2. Verona: Vineyard and Winery Tour with Wine Tasting

Visit the countryside of Verona in a rural family-run winery home to 5 generations. At the winery, enjoy a peaceful stroll around the vineyard and listen to the family history of the winery and its estates. Then head to the traditional drying room and learn how to dry Amarone grapes using a process called Appassimento. Listen to the winemaker explain the process of making wine, and how different grapes produce different flavors Next, visit the rural house and cellar. Experience a venue that has been used for winemaking since the 17th century before enjoying a tasting session of a selection of fine wines including Valpolicella, Ripasso and the great Amarone. Learn how to evaluate them using your senses of sight, smell and taste. The wine is paired with a selection of antipasti including local cheeses, salami, and extra virgin olive oil. As you eat, admire the stunning view across the Italian countryside and the Valpolicella hills, from the terrace.

Verona: Food and Wine Tour by Bike

3. Verona: Food and Wine Tour by Bike

Get a foodie experience with a Verona Food and Bike tour with a local guide, your insider for one day, to reach three different Osterie and discover where locals go to spend their free time. The first stop is a typical Osteria which is mainly visited by local people and it is located in one of the central districts of the city. Begin this delicious itinerary tasting one of the typical aperitif nibbles and a glass of local wine. Continue towards the city centre to stop in another typical local Osteria and visit the food district of Verona, where the most traditional botteghe are located, and enjoy the great wines of the city. You can taste some delicacies like the local Monte Veronese cheese and the Soppressa salami and discover the aromas of the traditional local wines, such as the Valpolicella red wine, or the white wines coming from the East of Verona and Lake Garda. Next, continue the cycle as you pass all the major historical sites, to reach the last Osteria, where you will have the chance to sample other famous white wines of the Verona area such as Lugana and Custoza; don't miss the opportunity to taste the famous Spritz Veneto, just like a real local.

Lazise: Vineyard Tour and Organic Wine Tasting

4. Lazise: Vineyard Tour and Organic Wine Tasting

Explore a recently built organic winery in Lazise. Go on a guided tour of the estate and the farm's wine cellar, followed by a tasting of 5 different wines accompanied by savory snacks. Head to the winery, which is located along the eastern shore of Lake Garda and surrounded by picturesque landscapes. Here, you'll meet your guide to begin your tour of the vineyards. Discover the different varieties of grapes grown here and find out about the farm's sustainable approach. From here, make your way to the wine cellar to learn more about wine production. See the working instruments, both old and new, and hear about the production methods used by the farm. Then, follow your guide to the tasting area to sample 5 of the estate's best wines accompanied by cured meats, bread sticks, cheese, and olives produced on the wine farm. At the end of your winery experience, feel free to visit the modern wine shop and purchase a few bottles of their wine to take with you.

Verona: Wine Tasting Experience with Optional Charcuterie

5. Verona: Wine Tasting Experience with Optional Charcuterie

Sample 6 regional wines at a traditional winery in the hills of Valpolicella, including Valpolicella classics and Amarone vintages. Learn about the wine cellars and sample a local charcuterie board. Meet at the convenient spot in Verona and head to the winery, where you will be given a tour of is icehouse and cellar. Hear about the ageing process and how the wines are refined. Try 6 high quality wines, learning how to differentiate them, and add an accompanying meat and cheese board.

Verona: Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

6. Verona: Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

Explore Verona with an interactive smartphone scavenger hunt and self-guided walking tour. Get to know the city while solving location-based riddles. Stroll over the arches of Castelvecchio Bridge above the Adige River and see the Roman amphitheater. After downloading the tour app on your mobile device (instructions received via email after booking), you'll be led on an interactive adventure to discover 10 Verona attractions (entry inside ticketed attractions not included). Use clues at each attraction to find your next destination and challenge yourself to use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to complete the game. Uncover local information and facts about the city as you explore. Along the way, enjoy the freedom to pause or resume the tour whenever you want. Start playing at any time and admire the city at your own personal pace. Stop to snap as many photos as you want, or choose to take a lunch break in between. Start your tour at the imposing Verona Arena, the trademark of Verona! Visit Porta Borsari with its enchanting image. Photograph Juliet's House straight out of the most beautiful dream and admire Piazza Delle Erbe with its unique architecture. Be amazed by Piazza Dei Signori one of the main symbols of Verona. Then, head to the Basilica di Santa Anastasia, the most important Gothic church in Verona. Gaze at the tranquil Ponte Pietra, a Roman arch bridge. Admire the Cattedrale di Santa Maria Matricolare with its beautiful interior. Verona's second most famous bridge is Ponte Della Vittoria, a 111-meter-long arch bridge constructed in the 1920s. While the icing on the cake of this unique tour will be the Ponte di Castelvecchio, a spot that is always busy and enchanting.

From Verona: Sirmione and Lake Garda Small Group Tour

7. From Verona: Sirmione and Lake Garda Small Group Tour

Discover the stunning natural landscapes of lake Garda on a trip from Verona. Visit the town of Sirmione and take a cruise on the crystal-clear waters of the lake (depending on the weather) and have some free time to explore the medieval town.  Meet your guide at the centrally-located meeting point in Verona. Take in views of the countryside as you ride in a comfortable, air-conditioned van to the shores of lake Garda. Reach the charming town of Sirmione where you can explore the peninsula on a boat trip (the trip may be limited by the weather and the availability of the boat). Step back in time as you explore the medieval village which includes the lakeside Scaligero Castle.  Stroll down narrow lanes, cobbled streets, and past old shops that locals call ‘botteghe.’ After some free time, the group will meet back up and return to Verona by van.

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What people are saying about Verona

This was such a fun activity! Barbara welcomed us at the vineyard and she’d pulled together a cozy set up. We were 3 couples and one small family. She explained each wine and poured us very generous helpings. We tasted 7 wines in total. The olive oil and bread was delicious too! We ordered some wine to be shipped to Netherlands and within 24h got a notification that it’s been shipped. Love supporting local family owned vineyards, and this one is fantastic!

Once we understood how the app works, the puzzles weren't too difficult either. Unfortunately, the app had to be started again and again at the beginning and the explanations started again and again. The Internet connection also broke down from time to time, so that the already correct result had to be entered again. But all in all everything went well.

After visiting Verona in the stream of tourists before, we let the World City Trail guide us through the city this time. It was not necessary to pay entrance fees for sights that you had already visited to solve puzzles, but you could always stop for a coffee and then get back on.

Unfortunately because it was rainy we couldn't ride. Instead we did a walking tour, and still had a great time. Our guide was extremely charming and very knowledgeable and we learned a lot about the beautiful city. Excellent experience, highly recommended!

Our guide Barbara was fantastic! A great selection of wines! Lovely selection of meat and cheese to go with them! Highly recommend it’s a great tour!