Why choose this experience?
|1||To discover the splendid centre of Verona on a bicycle tour lasting three hours|
|2||Because it is the first and original bike tour in Verona with a local tour leader|
|3||To combine great classics, such as the Arena and Juliet's balcony, to the visit of some areas still not very well known such as the Arsenal of Verona or Castel San Pietro|
Thanks to this original cycling tour in Verona, Italy you can experience an unforgettable time to discover the beautiful centre of Verona on a bike!
Focusing on the beautiful historic centre of Verona, the bike tour of Verona includes the most popular attractions of the city of Verona, but also some areas that are lesser known about the daily life of a centre that has over 2000 years of history.
Traces of Roman relics, a medieval atmosphere - the period during which Verona experienced one of the most important moments of its history under the rule of the Scaligeri family - as well as evidence of the Venetian rule and the Habsburg: Verona offers visitors a fascinating mix of art, culture and traditions that few other cities in Veneto can offer: palaces, churches, streets and squares have much to tell you! Discovering Verona with bikes with an expert local leader will allow you to get a complete overview of the city and enjoy its different faces.
Moreover, thanks to the Verona bike hire which allows one to travel around much faster than walking, you will combine the most famous attractions of Verona and visit some of its lesser known areas. An exciting bike tour in Verona lasting three hours to soak the magic of the city of Romeo and Juliet travelling through the different eras that have occurred in the city!
A unique and the first organized bike tour in Verona, which allows you to fully Verona in all its aspects! The guide who facilitates this unusual cycling tour in Verona is from the city and can therefore tell you about the city in all its facets, showing also the areas generally not included in the normal tourist itineraries.
Verona boasts many relics from the Roman time, the most famous of which is certainly the Arena ... But also the Roman Theatre, some of the squares and streets of the capital were built in this distant era: during our bike tour of Verona you will admire Roman Verona and the extraordinary testimony of later centuries. During the Middle Ages the Lordship of the Scaligeri family was able to reshape the face of the city, enriching it with buildings such as the Castelvecchio; and the Scaliger bridge; the dominant rule of Venice is apparent in the elegant aristocratic homes and in some religious buildings, while the Hapsburg government bequeathed to Verona the monumental cemetery and some military facilities. The small number of participants during the Verona, Italy bike tour (maximum 12 people) includes both the best known sites and some less famous ones making this original tour of Verona one of the most complete bike tour of Verona!
Places universally known such as the Arena di Verona, Juliet's balcony, the main shopping streets, Piazza delle Erbe but also lesser-known areas by bicycle in Verona, Italy where you will experience the daily atmosphere of the city taking advantage of the tranquillity that pervades the less frequented places of the old town: the views along the Adige River, the Arsenal of Verona, the terrace of Castel San Pietro, and the less crowded alleys. Visiting Verona by bicycle hire will prove an unforgettable experience!
Among the places included in our bike tour in Verona two jewels still not very well known which deserve further acknowledgement: the Austrian Arsenal and Castel San Pietro.
The Franz Joseph Arsenal was built in the mid 1800s, under Austrian rule, when Verona became one of the Quadrilateral cities. Tied to Castelvecchio via the Scaliger Bridge, the Austrian Arsenal in Verona is an area of more than 60,000 square meters and recalls the features of a medieval castle. Unlike other military architecture of this period, the Arsenal has an architectural structure in the Romanesque Revival style, in line with that of the nearby castle of Castelvecchio and the Romanesque style is dominant throughout the city. Such uniformity of style, wanted by the Austrians, is also underlined by the colours used in the facade of the building, following the tradition of Verona. The layout of the fortress takes up that of the Arsenal of Vienna, with nine bodies divided functionally to host stores, labs and warehouses, surrounded by greenery.
Built on top of the St Pietro hills on the remains of the former Visconti manor, St Pietro Castle is another testimony of the Austrian period. Built between 1852 and 1856 using typical materials of buildings in Verona, such as stones, brick, and tuff, these majestic military barracks offer a clear reference to the medieval architectural models and, despite the impressiveness of the structure, are perfectly integrated with the environment that surrounds them. St Pietro Castle is only open from the outside but the beautiful views that can be enjoyed from the top of the hill are well worth the short climb!
If you are expecting an ordinary Verona bike rental centre in Verona, please read the details of our tour first: just €35 per person, and you will also have an amazing guided tour!
Discover Verona by bicycle thanks to the first and original bike tour of the city in a fun way!
from 1 April to 31 October.Departure point:
- 'Arco dei Gavi', next to Castelvecchio (up to 31 October 2016)
- Veronality Office - Vicolo Carmelitani Scalzi n. 14B (from 1 April 2017)
Not suitable for children up to 13 years.
approx. 3 hours
Before booking, please be advised that it is compulsory to print a paper copy of the voucher issued at the end of the online reservation and bring it with you the day of the tour.
No credit or refunds will be given in the case of a NO SHOW (if you don't show up at the meeting point at the time indicated on your voucher).
Please arrive at the meeting point at least 10 minutes before the tour departure time. At the tour departure point you will meet a representative who will check your vouchers and give you information to do the tour.
This is a collective tour, which means there might be other participants going on the tour with you.
In case of light rain the tour will not be suspended and a raincoat will be provided to the participants; in case of heavy rain the bike tour will be replaced by a walking tour. The decision is at the guide's discretion: if you don't accept the choice of the guide, you are not entitled to any refund.
The tour is not suitable for children under the age of 13 years.
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Reviewed on 23 Sep `16 - Booking No. 16104690
'Great way to quickly get familiar with Verona'
Verona Bike Tour
We loved the tour and the tour guide was nice and enthusiastic in telling stories about the city.
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