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Verona Bike Tour
"Head to Verona's Castelvecchio in the morning to meet your guide and collect your bike. Learn about this important medieval castle a testament to Verona's strong military history before embarking on your easy 3-hour ride through the city. Discover Verona's main attractions and lesser-known sites as you pedal down medieval streets along ancient city walls and through picturesque squares and courtyards. Listen to your guide's tales about Verona's remarkable urban structure and architecture that has been outstandingly preserved over thousands of years lending to its status as a UNESCO World Heritage site.Pedal past popular Verona attractions including the historical Arsenale building the Roman arched bridge of Ponte Pietra and two ancient Roman theaters: Verona Arena and the Roman Theatre of Verona. Relive the story of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet at Juliet’s House where hundreds of thousands of visitors come to see the balc pedal up to Castel San Pietro (St Pietro's Castle) to enjoy sweeping views of Verona. Then
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Verona: Bike and Rafting tour
"We will visit Verona on our bikes: its city center its famous monuments and squares as well as its hidden and less known streets and alleys.We will ride on the streets by the river Adige to enjoy the river from above and see the bridges under which we will raft afterwards: Ponte Pietra a Roman bridge Ponte di Castelvecchio Ponte della Vittoria. After a break in the neighborhood called San Zeno to enjoy the view of the majestic Romanesque cathedral and to have a little snack we will cycle to the dock where our rafting adventure starts.There we will leave our bikes and descend on the river. The easy descent on the rafting boat is an unusual and original way to enjoy the charm of the city
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Verona Private Full-day Tour from Lake Garda
"Departure from your hotel on Lake Garda to visit Verona. Verona was taken over by the Roman Empire in the First Century AD and many Roman-era ruins have been preserved notably the Arena (which is in the same style as Rome's Colisseum). Most of the historical sights however date from the past 800 years. Verona offers a golden opportunity to see the transition of Western European art from late-Medieval to early-Renaissance styles with its rich offering of 12-Century churches and art museums. It is also known as the town of Love thanks to the story of Romeo and Juliet. Your walking tour of Verona begins; the Arena an enormous spectacular Roman amphitheatre
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Basilica di San Zeno - San Zeno Maggiore Tips (11)

The Basilica of San Zeno Maggiore

San Zeno Maggiore is often described as one Italy's nicest Romanesque-style churches. Even though a first church was built on the site at the beginning of the 9th century to house the remains of St....
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Jefie
Apr 04, 2011

Basilica San Zeno - 3

There is much to see in St Zeno but, for me, the most memorable is the truly beautiful triptych altarpiece by Mantegna, "Madonna, Angels and Saints" completed in 1459. Clever, and at the time...
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alucas
Apr 09, 2006

San Zeno Cathedral and neighbourhood

Zeno was the eighth bishop of Verona, during the 4th century (late Western Roman Empire).Now he is the patron Saint of our townThe church dedicated to him was built outside the citylimits, and it's a...
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effeti
Jul 05, 2009

San Zeno and others

CLOSED for renovation the sign read for SAn Zeno. What a disappointment. History indicates many years of change. In the 4th century a small church was built over the tomb of St. Zeno. That was...
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BruceDunning
Jun 01, 2008

Basilica San Zeno

Basilica San Zeno, the most famous church in Verona, was created for the patron saint of the city. It was Saint Zeno who converted the city to Christianity. He came from North Africa in the 4th...
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alucas
Apr 09, 2006

Basilica San Zeno - 2

Above the main entrance there is a carved panel which shows Zeno converting the city to Christianity. Imagine the crowds gathering in the prosperous Roman city of Verona to listen to this man with his...
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alucas
Apr 09, 2006

San Zeno Maggiore church

San Zeno Maggiore is one of the most beautiful Romanesque churches in Italy. It was founded in the 5th century above the tomb of Bishop Zeno. After it was devastated by an earthquake in 1117 it was...
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german_eagle
Apr 12, 2003

Basilica of San Zeno

San Zeno, who was of African descent, was the eight bishop of Verona. He died in 380, and the first church was built here in his memory. The terrible earthquake of 1117 wrecked it, so this one was...
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Tom_Fields
Jan 19, 2010

Basilicia de San Zeno

Slightly out of the center is the impressive Basilica de St Zeno and is one of Verona's most visited churches. Its dedicated to St Zeno who is the patron saint of verona. After taking a look at the...
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catherineneill
May 07, 2011

San Zeno Maggiore

San Zeno MaggioreVery ornate Romanesque church built in the 11th century. Famous for its 11th & 12th century bronze door panels depicting biblical scenes from the life of San Zeno.
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annk
Aug 24, 2002

The church of San Zeno...

The church of San Zeno Maggiore was built between 1123 and 1135 to host the chappel of the Verona patron saint and it's one of the most beautiful churches in the north of Italy. A nice Andrea Mantegna...
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Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near Basilica di San Zeno - San Zeno Maggiore

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Arco dei Gavi

Originally built in the 1st century BC. by Roman architect Lucio Vitruvio Cerdone, The arch celebrates the splendour of the important Roman Gavia family of Verona. In 1805 the arch was dismantled by...
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Statues

Between the Porta Nuova and Piazza Bra we passed a pleasant though small statue filled square. Not sure what it was called, but it looked like quite a pleasant place to sit on a warm day. It most...
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Chiesa di San Pietro Martire - Church

Cappella San Pietro Martire is a chapel located next door to Sant Anastasia Church. Entry to this chapel is free. The chapel's walls were covered with beautiful frescoes and there were exhibits of...
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Ponte Scaligero - Bridge

In front of the Castelvecchio keep there is the Scaligeri Bridge (Ponte Scaligero), stretching over the river Adige, now only used as a pedestrian walkway. Built in the second half of the 14th...
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Via Mazzini

Via Mazzini is the smartest of Verona's shopping streets. Here you will find the fashion shops and designer boutiques such as Gucci and Versace. This is a street to stroll along, and to window shop....
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Piazza Bra

Piazza Bra is the main square in Verona. The word bra comes from the German word for broad, because Piazza Bra is a very wide open square. Piazza Bra is surrounded by many beautiful old buildings and...
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Piazza San Zeno, 37123 Verona

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