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Get swept up in the scenery and romance of Verona and Lake Garda on a day trip from Milan. Led by a local guide, begin with a walking tour of Verona, passing the main square of Piazza delle Erbe, the Roman Arena and the house of Juliet where Shakespeare enthusiasts can call out to Romeo from the balcony. After pausing for lunch, head to the lakeside village of Sirmione to explore the medieval streets, famous castle and stunning views.


  • Day trip to Verona and Lake Garda from Milan
  • Two-hour guided walking tour in Verona
  • Admire Roman's Roman arena and Juliet's balcony
  • Visit the pretty town of Sirmione on Lake Garda
  • English-speaking tour leader

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What You Can Expect

Verona and Lake Garda Day Trip from Milan

Lake Garda

Begin your day trip with pickup in Milan. Meet your guide and hop aboard a comfortable coach, where you’ll journey toward Verona, the setting of Shakespeare’s famed Romeo and Juliet.

Upon arriving, explore the city center on a 2-hour, guided walking tour. See the main squares of Piazza delle Erbe and Piazza Bra, as well as the Roman Arena, the popular amphitheater where concerts and operas are held in the summertime. Then, head to the city’s most romantic attraction: the house of Juliet, rumored to be the former abode of the ‘real life’ Juliet from whom Shakespeare drew his inspiration. Step out on ‘Juliet’s balcony’ before enjoying some free time to purchase lunch and explore the city on your own.

Reunite with your guide after roughly an hour and hop back on your bus toward Lake Garda, once a summer resort area for the ancient Romans. Stop at the beautiful lakeside village of Sirmione and soak up more free time to explore the medieval streets and the moated castle of Rocca Scaligera. Hit the water with a 30-minute cruise on Lake Garda (own expense), or wander through a ruined Roman villa and admire archaeological finds.

After a full day of exploration, your day trip will conclude at your original departure point in Milan.

Customer Reviews

Marie E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Verona is beautiful and this tour takes you to all the beautiful places.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Fantastic tour - great day!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed the ancient city and the lake . Wish we could stay another day. The guides were excellent.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Great trip. Excellent local guide in Verona. Verona is a beautiful town, not to be missed.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Wonderful trip. Worthy to go.

Krishan S United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

This trip was fantatic and Verona is stunning. Enough free time at all locations and great guides!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

this tour was fantastic as my wife wanted to see juliets balcony
she was not disappointed and we took photos of her on balcony
walk through town and lakes was fantastic
recommend everyone to do this if in milan


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Our trip was amazing , our guide Andre was very helpful and very informative. The bus trip was very comfortable you are on the bus a few hours but so worth the destinations , Verona was just beautiful , and free time was enjoyable. The colleseum was amazing.
The next part of the trip was Lake Garda and Sirmione was just breathtaking. The boat ride around the castle was fantastic and the little village was just magic. We would highly recommend this tour it was fantastic.
Sharon and Maree from Perth WA

Vincent F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Verona is nothing short than a SPECTACULAR city!! Lake Garda was very nice and charming. Great food in both places. Guide and Driver were outstanding!!!!

Martin L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Excellent tour, though some more free time in verona would have been nice

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