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Dark Historical Verona Walking Tour

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Verona, Italy
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icon1 hour 15 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more

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What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks provided for travelers
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

Verona is best known as the setting for Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet, but it also has a complex history on par with any Italian city. This tour offers a unique way to learn about the darker sides of Verona’s past while taking a guided walk through its historic center. The goal is to make visitors step back in time and learn about the notorious murders, torture stories, family tombs, and beheaded skeletons of one of the world’s most romantic towns.
  • Visit some of the city’s darker historical sites including the Scala family tombs and a courtyard-cemetery
  • Explore with a guide: get a sense of local history and legend missing from other walking tours
  • Walk through romantic Verona at night, and don’t get lost following your guide
  • Choose between several departure times to fit into your vacation schedule
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Departure Point

Piazza Bra, Verona VR, Italy

Return Details

Juliet's House, Via Cappello, 23, 37121 Verona VR, Italy
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Girolami Maria Pia

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Dark Historical Verona Walking Tour?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Dark Historical Verona Walking Tour.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Dark Historical Verona Walking Tour?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Dark Historical Verona Walking Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Dark Historical Verona Walking Tour?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Dark Historical Verona Walking Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Dark Historical Verona Walking Tour?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Dark Historical Verona Walking Tour.

Traveler Tips


  • "Enjoy and be prepared to be questioned along the way - it is worthwhile." See review

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The true story, goes way beyond Romeo and Juliet
jtamar
, Oct 2019
Verona has a rich history of political struggles, charismatic rulers and great achievements. Beautiful city, well worth hearing the deeper story.
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Dennis
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, Sep 2019
Dennis did an awesome job. Only way could’ve been better...if he talked LOUDER! Great history of Verona...would’ve loved even more...he was a wealth of knowledge!
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Dark Historical Verona Walking tour
kngoodtobeking
, Jul 2018
Our guide was timely, professional, informative and fun. I would recommend this tour for anyone that is going to be in Verona for at least two days. We took the tour on our first day and it really helped us understand the history and points of interest to see on our own.
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Dark Historical Verona Walking tour
kngoodtobeking
, Jul 2018
Our guide was punctual, friendly and fun! She provided us with very good information and advice for what to see and do on the days following our tour.
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First, it is important to understand...
Scott-Andrew S
, Mar 2018
First, it is important to understand that visiting Verona is something that I had one wanted to do for a very long time. Therefore, I wanted to be immersed into Verona's history on the first day upon arrival. I chose this particular tour based on the opportunity to learn a little more about Verona's dark historical past. I was not disappointed! I was bless with a one on one tour. Pia Maria is an amazing guide. Her ability to identify the smallest and most seemingly unimportant landmarks around the city is amazing. Her entertaining insights and warm nature, made the morning go so quickly and I learned so much. It was a brilliant way to get insights into the city and then have some background to be able to return on my own and explore at my own pace. I highly recommend this tour to anyone who could like to gain an appreciation and insight to the complex and diverse history of Verona, and also, gain some understanding of how to notice the different influences around the city that can be attributed to the different ruling eras. Romans, Germans, Venetians - well you will have to do this tour to learn all about it and fill in the gaps. Enjoy and be prepared to be questioned along the way - it is worthwhile.
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It was amazing! Our tour guide...
James T
, Mar 2018
It was amazing! Our tour guide Maria was awesome!! Walking around the city, it truly felt like we were back in time. From 6 million years ago to the 14th,15th,16th, and 17th century. I have been to Verona before but this tour made it come alive. I would highly recommend this tour!
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