Event > The fortified city of Verona by bike

THE FORTIFIED CITY OF VERONA BY BIKE The city of Verona is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its fortified walls. We will explore the Northern and Southern walls together with the Austrian bastion, complete with a visit to the marvellous Palio Gate. Experience Expo 2015 and discover our beautiful Planet. We'll start off the tour exploring the medieval walls of Alberto della Scala on the northern side of Verona until we reach Vescovo Gate. Then we'll go towards the city center to admire the "Free Commune" walls and reach Piazza Bra where the Arena is located. 

Then we'll take the cycle path southwards to get to Nuova Gate, go around Riformati bastion and climb into Santo Spirito bastion to know the Venetian walls and the Austrian fortifications. 

We'll visit the marvelous Palio Gate, masterpiece of Michele Sanmicheli, ascending the terrace where the nearby hills with the Austrian forts can be seen and descending in the ècoute gallery made by the Venetians.
Verona in the World Heritage List Unesco and a beautiful stop to Expo 2015.

As we return, we'll pass by Castelvecchio. 

 


FURTHER OPERATIONAL INFORMATION


Price: 35 €
Departure: Thursday  at 2.30 PM
Duration: 3 hours
Distance: 7.5 miles
Meeting Point: Top Travel Team, Lungadige Porta Vittoria 21 – Verona
Languages: it en



Included:
- Bike rental and helmet
- Local tour leader
- Insurance


Excluded:
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- Meals and drinks
- Personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities
- Optional activity costs


 
 
Please Note

- Participants must be at least 14 years old. Please provide name, surname and date of birth for all participants upon booking (Insurance requirement)
- This tour has a 2 passenger minimum requirement for operation and is subject to cancellation if this minimum is not met. 


 
  • Lungadige Porta Vittoria 21
    Verona (VR)

TOP TRAVEL TEAM DI PLA NET VIAGGI


Top Travel Team is an indipendent travel agency and tour operator established in 1999 in Verona.
The very close-knit team deals with outgoing, incoming and ticket office with competence and courtesy.
The company philosophy proposes slow travels to deeply know the local reality of the visited countries.
“Let’s bike! Verona bike tours” project promotes sustainable mobility together with cultural, artistic and wine and food peculiarities of the territory.
Company Contacts
Lungadige Porta Vittoria 21
37129 - Verona (VR)
+390458005167 www.letsbikeveronatours.it
Further information
Top Travel Team is born in 1999 and since 2005 deals with the technical organization of bike travels for FIAB (Federazione Italiana Amici della Bicicletta).
Since 2007 Top Travel Team offers packages including bike tours. Two or three nights’ stay to discover the best known and the less visited masterpieces of beautiful and romantic Verona.
Since 2013 it has bought its own bicycles and has developed “Let’s bike! Verona bike tours” project to promote half-day itineraries of Verona and its surroundings (Valpolicella, Valpantena) by bike with a local tour leader, with the purpose of joining cultural proposals and the opportunity to enjoy the tasting of typical products as local wines, cheese and extra virgin olive oil.
A special attention to the territory, to its peculiarities and riches to make known and pass on with the slow and relaxed rhythm of a bike. Mostly flat and not very extensive Verona reserves pleasant surprises for those who want to venture out around typical neighborhood and adjacent valleys.
Top Travel Team has created its own “Travel Team Slow Tour” travels with the desire of creating tours for those who want to visit a country and learn about the local reality.These tours around the world allow you to discover the local reality, to observe in a deeper and more human way the surroundings.
These trips can get you in touch with people, and this kind of meeting can transform the simple curiosity of a tourist in a concrete contribution by helping the local economy.
 
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