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Piazzale Castel San Pietro

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Address: Piazzale Castel San Pietro, 37129, Verona, Italy
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US$21.50*
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Verona City Hop-on Hop-off Tour
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US$123.65*
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Valpolicella Half-day Vespa Tour and Wine Tasting

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The brightest impression of the city tour

Of cource, it is a very special enjoyment to see the town from the tower, but in Verona it doesn't work: the highest point is not one of the towers but San Pietro mountain. The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg City, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of cource, it is a very special enjoyment to see the town from the tower, but in Verona it doesn't work: the highest point is not one of the towers but San Pietro mountain. The town dwellings occupy the entire foothill and the narrow road between the houses leads up until the very top where you can see the waving... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our tourist guide recommended this place, although he said there is too many steps. We accepted the “chalenge” and decided to see the view from the castel. It is neither far, nor too high to climb. But look at Verona is beautiful. Also, there is a restaurant with the terace where you can drink aperol spritz and enjoy the view.... More 

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Acton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to be driven to the top to catch the view, both day and night. Nice view of the Roman theater archaeological site on the way down.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

This was definitely worth climbing up to as it offers the most spectacular views of Verona with the river snaking round and many spires in the background . Photographers paradise ! Just a lovely area to sit and enjoy the views in all lights .

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Georgetown, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

If you're not used to physical exercise, this climb will bring all the sweat out of you, but it is well worth it. There is a little plateau half the way up on your left that has a bench, where you can sit, take a couple awesome pictures and catch your breath. But don't stop here. When you get on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Great view of Verona from the top- 200 plus steps up but it was worth it. The children loved it. Stunning on a clear day.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

A long walk up multiple stairs, certainly not suitable for anyone with any mobility issues.Once we reached the top we had superb views across Verona. There is a bar/cafe at the top which is well worth a visit we enjoyed a good coffee.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Quite a climb, but well worth it to enjoy Verona from above. Try and time it so you arrive for the sunset.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

This is a must! It takes some effort if you don't like walking up a bunch of stairs, but well worth it. The panoramic views of the whole Verona are fantastic. Great for taking photos. Go for it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

View definitely worth effort...but effort is indeed involved. You will not find better views of the city. The panoramic view of Verona made the agony of the stairs seem worthwhile. Go for it.

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