If you are planning to include Verona among your travel destinations in Italy or if you are in the city, here you can find all the useful information in a glance, so you’re never caught by surprise and have to miss out.
IAT Verona Ufficio Informazioni e Accoglienza Turistica – Via degli Alpini, 9 – Piazza Bra. T: 045 8068680. www.visitverona.it
European Emergency Number: 112
112 is the unique European Emergency Number created to provide all European citizens with a single number: Ambulance, Firefighters, Police. 112 is free of charge from fixed and mobile phones everywhere in the EU.
T: 045 594774 (10am-3pm) or www.farmacieverona.it – www.farmaciediturno.org
Questura Centrale di Verona. Lungadige Antonio Galtarossa, 11. T: 045 8090411.
Luggage Deposit and Services
Via Carlo Cattaneo, 5C. T: 045 2216921 or 349 3168780.
GETTING AROUND VERONA
ATV Azienda Trasporti Verona – www.atv.verona.it
Infoline Mon-Fri 8am-6pm T: 045 8057922.
Purchase your ticket before you get on the bus. Tickets can be purchased online via the Ticket Bus Verona app, or at the ATV Office (Piazza Renato Simoni, 12) or at an authorised retailer (tobacconists, newsagents, I.A.T.). Each ticket lasts 90 minutes from the first validation.
>> ZTL information – The majority of the city centre is a restricted traffic area (“ZTL-Zona a Traffico Limitato”), closed to normal vehicles apart from residents and hotel guests. If you are coming to Verona by car, you can opt to park your vehicle in a covered car park, where charges apply, close to the city centre. Or there are free car parks, a little further from the city centre but connected by buses to the centre.
>> From the Valerio Catullo Airport to the city centre – The airport is only 12 kilometres from Verona. An Airlink transfer will get you to Verona Porta Nuova train station in about 20 minutes for only 6 euros; alternatively you can choose to take one of the taxis always available at the arrivals.
>> TAXI – In Italy taxis cannot be flagged down as they pass you along the street; they are stationed at special taxi parking stands in most of the major squares in any city or town and at the airport, and can be requested by phone. Radio Taxi Verona offers a 24-hour service. Get all the information on radiotaxiverona.it or call T: 045 532666.
VERONACard, a key to the city
With the VeronaCard you have access to all free urban buses, as well as free or reduced access to the city’s main museums, monuments and churches.
VeronaCard is available in two versions: a 24-hour card (20 euros) and a 48-hour card (25 euros) and it is activated on first use (museum entrance or bus journey). VeronaCard can be purchased at the IAT Office in Via Leoncino, 61 or at the various sites and monuments that can be visited, but also at various sales points in the city and outside the city: tobacconists, accommodation facilities or at the Porta Nuova railway station. www.visitverona.it
>> With VeronaCard you can visit these places free of charge:
Anfiteatro Arena, Arche Scaligere, Basilica di Sant’Anastasia, Basilica di San Zeno, Casa di Giulietta, Chiesa di San Fermo, Complesso della Cattedrale, GAM | Galleria d’Arte Moderna Achille Forti, MusALab Franca Rame Dario Fo, Museo Archeologico al Teatro Romano, Museo Lapidario Maffeiano, Museo della Radio, Museo degli Affreschi G.B. Cavalcaselle alla Tomba di Giulietta, Museo di Castelvecchio, Museo di Storia Naturale, Torre dei Lamberti.
Additional facilities at: Fondazione Museo Miniscalchi Erizzo, Museo Africano, Giardino Giusti; Adige Rafting, Arena di Verona Opera Festival, CitySightseeing Verona, Parcheggio Saba Arena, SIM Shakespeare Interactive Museum, Simonetta Bike Tours, Trenino Turistico.
Waystours offers guided tours, activities and experiences related to the Verona area. All activities for small groups, personalised experiences, events in which the guests are the protagonists (such as cooking classes). “Discover by the locals” sums up the spirit of Waystours, with a package of experiences ranging from walking or biking tours, to a special “Verona Food Tour” or an “Amarone Wine Tour”.
Discover all the city and out of town tour at www.waystours.com
Waystours. Vicolo Carmelitani Scalzi, 14B. T: 045 5701561
City Sightseeing Verona Hop on-Hop Off
Hallmark red double-decker bus offering 2 routes, from March to October (starting point: Piazza Bra – duration: 1 hour).
>> Line A leads to the Pradaval Gardens, then along the medieval walls to the San Zeno district, with its famous basilica; it then heads towards the Adige River to Castelvecchio, the Porta dei Borsari and the Roman Theatre.
>> Line B runs along the east side of the city, then reaches one of the most beautiful viewpoints, Castel San Pietro. It then descends the hill and enters the city’s historic quarter, with the Duomo and Santa Anastasia. From here you can also reach Piazza Erbe and Piazza dei Signori, until you reach Juliet’s House.
Audio-guide on board with 12 language commentary. Ticket valid 24h-48h (starting from 20 euros). Free app “Sightseeing Experience”.
About Coronavirus Regulations
Are you in Verona or have already planned your trip to the city? You will need to know the updated regulations regarding public transportation, visits to museums and theaters, access to restaurants, hotel rooms and shops.
Since the beginning of the Coronavirus Pandemic regulations have constantly changed: you can find some useful answers and updates on the situation by clicking on these links.
>> For more information on the Italian regulations concerning the COVID-19 Green Certification, please visit the official website https://www.dgc.gov.it/web/
>> To know the regulations that apply to travellers from abroad please visit:https://www.salute.gov.it > Nuovo Coronavirus