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SIGHTSEEING & GOURMET IN VERONA BY BIKE Enjoy a cultural bike tour in Verona's city center, and bike along the river Adige to see the city highlights. Also savor a gourmet stop in an historic enoteca, and taste famous Veronese wines and food! Our tour to experience Expo 2015 too: Feed the Planet, Energy for Life. Enter the old city and admire the Roman ruins of Leoni Gate, the main access to "cardo maximus" towards the Forum. We will then see the famous 'Juliet's balcony,' one of the most visited attractions of Verona, and always very crowded.

We'll then visit the magnificent Roman amphitheater and also Borsari Gate, which can be traced back to the 1st century B.C. We will go through Piazza delle Erbe square with its diurnal market and night life, then into the quiet and elegant Piazza dei Signori square with the statue of Dante. Continue to the Scaliger Tombs, the medieval Sottoriva road, the Roman Pietra bridge and the hill of San Pietro castle. 

We'll follow the river Adige that crosses the city until Castelvecchio, and we can even reach the beautiful San Zeno Church, a masterpiece of Romanesque architecture and dedicated to Zeno, the patron saint of Verona.

On the way back, we'll stop in an historic enoteca to taste the typical wines and food of Verona, like Valpolicella red wine and Monte Veronese cheese. 

History and architecture, anecdotes and legends, a good glass of wine and the gastronomic specialities make this tour of Verona very special, funny and fascinating.
 
We will experience the main themes of Expo 2015: Feed the Planet, Energy for Life.
 


FURTHER OPERATIONAL INFORMATION
Price: 45 €
Departure: Friday and Saturday at 8.45 AM  
Duration: 3.30 hours
Distance: 6.5 miles
Meeting Point: Top Travel Team, Lungadige Porta Vittoria 21 – Verona
Languages: it en



Included:
- Bike rental and helmet
- Local tour leader
- Gourmet stop
- 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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