Walking tour in the Arena of Verona
The first thing to do once you arrive in the city is certainly a Walking tour of the Arena of Verona, one of the largest amphitheatres in Italy and the most famous monument in the city. Its elliptical shape allows it to accommodate a large number of spectators (about 30,000) and to give the games enough space. In this amphitheatre, built by the Romans around the middle of the 1st century A.D., different types of shows and fights between gladiators and fierce animal hunts were held. It was built outside the walls of the Roman city to encourage the influx of spectators and avoid crowding in the urban centre.
Built with the stone of Valpolicella, with shades of red and pink, and renovated in the sixteenth century, it is the third largest Roman amphitheater after the Colosseum and the Amphitheater of Capua.
Symbol of the city, the Arena di Verona for its beauty and history attracts millions of visitors every year, and not only for the important events and concerts it hosts.
With our authorized guide you can look beyond the pink marble facade of the monument in Piazza Bra and listen to stories about the gladiators of the Roman Republic. In this tour and guided tour you will also discover what famous operas have been performed at the arena over the years.
All this and much more book your guide now and get ready for an unforgettable day!