Verona and Amarone

Verona and Amarone

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Discover the magic of the wonderful city of Verona and the regions of Amarone and Valpolicella.

On this tour we will head on over to the medieval towns of the Valpolicella region, and a chance to visit the 13th Century church of San Giorgio with its splendid altar dating back to 712 a.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
Onwards we travel to the city 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 three hours of free time (with optional lunch) to enable you 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.. Then just sit back and enjoy the views as we return to Venice.

Highlights Included:
• Free time in Verona City Centre
• Visit the Valpolicella Region
• Wine tasting in a Vineyard
• Optional Lunch
• High quality English speaking driver

Tour is available: from 1st April to 31st October

Language: English

Departure time: 8.30 am

Meeting point: Left hand side of Piazzale Roma, in front of the Hotel Olimpia in the car park area. Look for the orange umbrella!

Duration: 8 hours

Maximum of Pax: Minimum 2, maximum 8