Charming Verona is one of the most romantic cities not only in Italy, but also in the world, because here, according to William Shakespeare, the tragic events of the tragedy about Romeo and Juliet unfolded. Verona is also famous for ancient Roman and medieval architectural monuments, numerous churches, palaces and museums, which every self-respecting tourist tries to visit.
In more detail about what to see in Verona first of all, if you are visiting the city on a short visit, BlogoItaliano wrote here. The same article for those who wish to explore. sights of Verona and visit museums without haste, but with reasonable savings.
For such tourists in the municipality of Verona came up with a special offer - Verona Card link, which allows you to save not only money but also time.
What are the benefits of Verona Card?
Verona Card is a cost-effective solution for travelers planning a sightseeing Italian vacation: along with the card, its holders get the opportunity to visit Verona's main attractions use public transport free of charge and without queue, as well as without restrictions.
There are two types of cards: cards valid for 24 hours, as well as cards for 2 days. During the validity period of the card, each museum or attraction can be visited only once.
Touristic Verona Card
With Verona Card you can visit the Juliet House for free - a medieval palace belonging to the once Capulet family: admire the picturesque courtyard, climb the famous balcony, and touch the Juliet statue - it is believed that anyone who touches the right breast of a bronze beauty will find eternal love .
The Arena, the third largest Roman amphitheater in Italy, is also popular with tourists. In this huge building that can accommodate about 15 thousand spectators, in the summer there are all kinds of theatrical productions and concerts, as well as the famous Opera Festival - world stars consider it an honor to perform at the Verona Arena.
Juliet's balcony, Verona
Verona Card is a free ticket to the Castelvecchio castle, built in the 14th century and has long been the main fortification of Verona. The castle performed its military functions until the 20th century, when it was reconstructed and turned into a city museum - one of the main attractions of Verona.
How to use a tourist card
The card is activated the first time it is used: the first time you visit a museum, a stamp will be placed on your card with the date and time of activation. On subsequent visits, you just need to present a card at the entrance.
Verona Arena - Ancient Roman Amphitheater
If you are the owner of the Verona Card, which is valid for 24 hours, it is better to activate it in the morning so that you have as much time as possible in order to take advantage of the opportunities provided by the tourist card.
What sights of Verona can be visited with Verona Card
The Verona Card project involves all of Verona's main tourist attractions of interest:
- Juliet's House;
- Juliet's grave and fresco museum;
- Castelvecchio Castle and Museum;
- Lamberti Tower
- Roman Theater and Archaeological Museum;
- Lapidario Museum;
- Museum of Natural History;
- Church of St. Anastasia;
- Church of St. Zeno;
- Church of St. Fermat;
- radio museum;
- African Museum;
- International Center for Photography.
How much does Verona Card cost and where to get it
Verona Card can be ordered online at this link and picked up directly at the tourist center (Ufficio d'Informazione e Accoglienza Turistica IAT) in the heart of Verona at Via degli alpini 9 (Piazza Brà).
You can pick up the card on any day from Monday to Saturday from 9:00 to 18:00 and on Sundays from 9:00 to 17:00. Once again, pay attention that the card is activated not from the moment of receipt, but from the moment of first use. The location of the tourist center, where you can pick up your card, is given below.
The cost of a Verona Card for a day is 20 euros, for two days - 25 euros (2019). Children under seven can visit attractions and museums for free - you do not need to purchase tickets for them.
Since prices tend to change, the actual cost of tourist cards can be clarified on the special page of the Getyoutguide website. There is also a more complete list of Verona attractions that the happy Verona Card holders can visit.
P.S. By the way, if you are planning an overnight stay in Verona, we also recommend our article - The best hotels of Verona 3 stars: TOP-5 BlogoItaliano.
Photos by: Richard, enjoy my life !, Deborah Guber, Royal Olive, Pleuntje, gengish skan.