With this day trip departing from Milan you will discover the beautiful city of Verona and the villages bordering the Lake Garda. Verona is one of the most charming Italian cities, the set of the world-famous drama of “Romeo and Juliet”, while the landscape of Lake Garda is simply breathtaking.
This exciting excursion departing from Milan will give you the opportunity to visit the beautiful city of Verona and the charming villages on the Lake Garda, which is one of the most scenic and relaxing in Northern Italy.
Enjoy an exciting tour to discover Verona and Lake Garda
Departing early in the morning from Milan, you will reach Verona aboard a bus equipped with all comforts. Verona is a city rich in art and culture, with a huge archaeological heritage and a charming medieval historic centre.
Among its main attractions is the impressive Arena, the ancient amphitheatre. However, if you like Shakespeare, you cannot miss the famous “balcony of Juliet's house”.
Visit the impressive Verona Arena and the romantic House of Juliet
Accompanied by a professional guide, the excursion will begin by visiting the Verona Arena, which is the symbol of the city: it is a Roman amphitheater built during the 2nd century AD, and is now used as a location for events such as opera and concert venue.
After the visit of the Arena, you’ll head to the House of Juliet, where you can see a building full of history and legends. In addition to the famous balcony, from where she talked to her beloved Romeo, in the yard you will find several shops, where to buy souvenirs.
Admire the beautiful Lake Garda and its lovely villages
After the visit, you will have some free time to explore the old town and have lunch. In the afternoon, always with your professional guide, the tour will continue to the Lake Garda, an enchanting place characterized by stunning scenery.
There are many beautiful villages along the lake, but one of the most representative is undoubtedly that of Sirmione. Its beauty was told by Roman Catullus, who gives its name to the main attraction of the town: the Baths of Catullus, which is an archaeological complex dating back to the 1st century BC.
Explore the picturesque Medieval Castle before returning to Milan
The last stop of the tour will be the magnificent Medieval Castle, a fortress that dominates the only access point to the Southern city centre. The castle is surrounded by the Lake Garda and is defended by four towers, 47 meters high.
In the eastern part of the Castle is the fortified dock. After the guided visit you will have some 'free time to go around among the dozens of medieval alleyways and squares.
At the end of the tour you will return to Milan by bus.