Killing Cangrande: private mystery gametour in Verona

Duration: approx. 3 hours 

Location: Verona

per service
up to 8 people

Why choose this experience?

1 To live a great story: you will discover the history and sights of the city investigating a murder dating back 700 years
2 Because you will enjoy an engaging experience - suitable to all ages - that will put your investigating skills to the test
3 Because many overseas visitors have rated this tour among 'the most innovative cultural experiences in Europe'

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Important information


all year.

Departure point:

inner court yard of Castelvecchio, Verona.

Departure time


5.00 pm

Languages available



€315.00 per service, to be divided up to a maximum of 8 people.

As a result, the price per person varies according to the number of participants, starting with a minimum of €39.37 per person. The price for each participant above 8 people is €15.00 per person.

approx. 3 hours
  • Private guided tour
  • All materials necessary to complete the game
  • Aperitif with drinks and finger foods
  • What is not specified under "Inclusions"
Additional information:

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 do not show up at the meeting point at the time specified on your voucher).

The price of the service is €315.00, to be divided between a maximum of 8 people. As a result, the price per person varies according to the number of participants, starting with a minimum of €39,37 per person. The price for each participant above 8 people is €15,00 per person.

No reduction available for this tour. Please enter the exact number of participants (children included) under the field ‘n° of adults’.

All monuments will be visited only from the outside (unless when an interior visit is clearly mentioned).

In exceptional cases and/or reasons of force majeure (i.e. acts of nature, strikes, exceptional closures,serious unexpected events or health problems experienced by the person in charge with the service after which it is really impossible to find a substitute) the service you booked might be cancelled. If this should happen, you will be informed as soon as possible and, according to the type of service you booked, you will have the possibility to choose between postponing the service on the first date available or receiving a total refund of the price paid, if the cancellation policy of the service itself allows a refund.

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Full description

Are you ready for a truly sensational experience? What we are about to propose is a whole new way of getting in touch with culture: an unmatched adventure that gained a huge following among tourists, residents and mass media right from the start...

We have revolutionized the classic guided tour style thanks to Play the City, in Verona! You will experience what has been defined as 'the most innovative cultural experience in Europe' by many overseas visitors.

The fascinating Killing Cangrande – Verona, Italy, Mystery Tour will allow you to enjoy a magical and unforgettable evening! Grappling with clues on mysteries and legends related to Verona, you will solve a long-standing enigma that has been baffling the city for centuries!

Escorted by an expert tour guide, you will venture into the picture-perfect alleyways of the historic centre to discover ancient stories and mesmerizing anecdotes that will be narrated during this original Verona game tour.

Starting from the inner courtyard of Castelvecchio, in the heart of the city, you will feel intrigued thanks to a tour that has nothing in common with other city tours! This is a real interactive experience, suitable for all ages, which will allow you to visit Verona with a game.

The guide will provide you with a literary quotation around which you will have to carry out your investigation to solve the mysterious death of Cangrande I della Scala, Lord of Verona in the 14th century:

'Verona, July 24, 1329. It is dawn when a long funeral procession enters Porta Palio, headed towards the church of Santa Maria Antica. On a cart is the body of Cangrande della Scala, Lord of Verona, who died in Treviso only two days prior. '

For centuries his death has been shrouded in mystery, but a recent autopsy on his mummified body revealed the true cause of his death: poisoning.

Are you ready to investigate a 700-year-old murder? Put yourself into the shoes of a real detective and get ready to be wrapped in the vestiges of Verona’s medieval age: the traces of the past will lead along the path to a new truth!

To solve this murder case you will have to investigate every clue and follow the lead to the culprit. You will also put together the profiles of historical characters and determine how dangerous they are... Your investigation through the major sights in Verona will provide you with valuable clues:

  • Castelvecchio
  • Piazza Bra
  • Church of Santa Maria della Scala
  • Piazza delle Erbe
  • Church of Sant'Elena
  • Cathedral
  • Church of Sant'Anastasia
  • Arche Scaligere

The cost of our play tour in Verona also includes an aperitif with drinks and finger food to give a relaxed atmosphere to your investigation.

Killing Cangrande – Play the City in Verona goes beyond the traditional idea of a guided tour by making visitors feel like real detectives.... This adrenaline-filled experience will put your instinct and intuition to the test! Thanks to this original tour planned for those who feel excited at the idea of experiencing culture in a new way, you will find yourself face to face with history.

Play the City in Verona offers a new and engaging way of learning to get to know the major historical monuments of Verona in a new, fascinating light. You will relish an atmosphere that goes beyond the present time and space and be challenged with a long series of riddles imbued with history and mystery.

An incredible experience in the centre of Verona to capture the arcane secrets, ancient legends and fascinating mysteries that still permeate this wonderful city and are only waiting to be discovered by you! An unforgettable experience not included with any tour company and available exclusively with us to share only with your friends and family!

Book online now, Killing Cangrande – Verona Italy Mystery Tour... Our Verona private game tour is just waiting for you!

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