Verona Card 2024

Visit Verona with the Verona Card

On this page we provide information about the Verona Card, the official Tourist Card of the Italian city of Verona.

The following questions are answered here:

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Verona Card: Quick overview

  • Visit up to 20 attractions
  • incl. Arena Amphitheatre with fast-track entry + Casa di Giulietta
  • incl. public transport in the city area
  • Valid for 24 or 48 hours
  • Verona Card must be collected after arrival

Some top attractions: Arena Amphitheatre, Casa di Giulietta, Torre dei Lamberti, Castelvecchio Museum, Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Verona Cathedral complex, Scaliger Tombs etc.

Public transport is free of charge!

Price: from 27,- €

How the Verona Card works

The Verona Card is the official Tourist Card of the Verona Tourist Office. With this card, you can visit numerous sights and museums free of charge. You can also use the city's public transport without having to buy tickets.

Key benefits include:

  • Amphitheatre Arena (Fast Entry)
  • Torre dei Lamberti
  • Casa di Giulietta (with time slot reservation)
  • Verona Cathedral
  • Castelvecchio Museum
  • Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
  • Public transport (bus)

Any number of services can be used within 24 or 48 hours. The only restriction is the period of validity of the tourist card. The more sightseeing you do, the more worthwhile the Verona Card.

Free travel on public transport: You can also use Verona's public transport free of charge. This includes all bus routes. You can travel as often as you like within 24 or 48 hours.

After purchase, you will receive a voucher that you can print out or save on your mobile phone. Exchange the voucher for the real tourist card at the tourist information centre. Then show your Verona City Card at the participating museums to receive free admission.

All advantages at a glance

There are some arguments in favour of the official Verona Card:

  • Free use of public transport for up to 48 hours
  • Free admission to more than 15 attractions
  • All the city's main attractions are included
  • Additional discount at some sights
  • Online reservation of time slot tickets possible
  • Fast admission to the amphitheatre
  • Savings compared to individually purchased tickets and travelcards

When you pick up your tourist card in Verona, you will also receive the official brochure including a city map with all the attractions.

Official Verona Card

These attractions are included

The official Verona Tourist Card covers more than 20 sights and museums. Many of them can be visited free of charge with the Verona Card. For others, you receive a discount on the admission price.

Each attraction can be visited once. In some places you can skip the queues with the Verona City Card. You can download the official brochure here: Official brochure 2024

Verona: View over the city
© Fabio Tura / Unsplash

Free admission to museums & sights

The Tourist Card gives you free entry to the following museums and sights:

  • Amphitheatre Arena (Fast Entry)
  • Torre dei Lamberti
  • Casa di Giulietta (with time slot reservation)
  • Verona Cathedral
  • Castelvecchio Museum
  • Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
  • Scaliger Tombs (Scaligere Ark)
  • Basilica di Santa Anastasia
  • …. (Show all attractions)

With the City Card you can visit every attraction once. Find out more about the attractions.

Attention: A time slot must be reserved for Casa di Giulietta prior to your visit. The reservation is made via this website: Select the option "Verona Card" when making your reservation. A time slot can be reserved there for some other attractions (not compulsory).

Verona Card with Arena
© Gabriel Castles / Unsplash

Further advantages: Reduced admission

In addition to the free attractions, you get discounts on some offers:

  • Fondazione Museo Miniscalchi Erizzo
  • Museo Africano
  • CitySightseeing Verona
  • SIM Shakespeare Interactive Museum
  • … (Show all discounts)

Public transport

With the Verona City Card you can use all ATV buses in the city network. Scan your Verona Card at the card reader when boarding the bus.

Travel up to 48 hours in the city area without having to buy a ticket.

However, the tourist card is not valid for the Aerobus airport bus or for journeys outside Verona.

The Verona Card is worth it

There are good arguments in favour of buying the Verona City Card, as it covers many attractive sights and museums. You can also use public transport free of charge.

But is the Verona Card also worth it financially?

Let's take a look.

Price of the Verona Card

The price of the City Card depends on the period of validity. The 48-hour tourist card is only slightly more expensive than the 24-hour card, but you can use the Verona Card for two full days.

  • 24 hours: 27,- €
  • 48 hours: 32,- €

The price is valid for people aged 14 and over. Children and young people under the age of 14 do not need their own Verona Tourist Card, as admission to many museums is either free or discounted.

How to get the best out of your Verona Card

The Verona Card is worthwhile from just one day if you visit the Arena and a museum and use public transport. However, if you spend two days in Verona and visit several museums and churches, you can make significant savings. Using the 48-hour card as an example, we would like to show that it is worthwhile:

AttractionPrice with Verona CardPrice without Verona Card
Amphitheatre Arena0,- €12,- €
Castelvecchio Museum0,- €9,- €
Verona Cathedral Complex with audio guide0,- €4,- €
Casa di Giulietta with Julia's balcony0,- €12,- €
La Torre dei Lamberti0,- €6,- €
Public transport ticket (2 days)0,- €10,- €
Total32,- € (purchase price)53,- €

With the Verona Card you can save a lot of money when you visit the amphitheatre, the numerous museums, towers and churches. If you then also use public transport, you will save a lot of money in any case.

Basically, it can be said that you get the most out of the City Card if you visit a lot of attractions in a short space of time. Concentrate above all on the expensive sights!

Please note that the Arena, Casa di Giulietta and other attractions are closed on Mondays. The tourist card is more worthwhile on other days.

Buy & collect Verona Card

The Verona Card is the official product of the Verona Tourist Office. You can buy the card locally at the tourist information office, at the Arena or in some museums.

Of course, online purchase is also possible. The card is available from various ticket providers:

Various payment methods are available there: Credit/debit card, Paypal, instant bank transfer etc.

After your purchase, you will receive a confirmation email with an online voucher. You can print it out or save it on your mobile phone. Redeem the voucher in Verona at the Tourist Information (address: Info Point IAT, Via Leoncino, 61 - Palazzo Barbieri).

The card is activated as soon as you use it at the first sight or on public transport.

If you have not yet collected the Verona Card, you can cancel the purchase free of charge up to one day before the visit.

Official Verona Card: 24 or 48 hours

Arguments against the Verona Card

The Verona Card is an attractive product. However, there are also arguments against buying it:

No city tour included: The Verona Card includes several museums and churches, but does not include sightseeing bus tours and city walks. You will only receive a small discount for such tours. For the Hop-on/hop-off bus there is a small discount.

Public transport not necessary: You can easily reach large parts of Verona on foot. If you don't want to use public transport, the Verona Card is a little less worthwhile.

Collection required: You must collect the tourist card in the city, even if you buy it online.

Conclusion: For whom is the Verona Card suitable?

The City Card may be suitable for you if several of the following statements apply:

  • You want to visit the amphitheatre (arena) and go past the queues.
  • You would like to visit the Casa di Giulietta and interesting museums and churches.
  • You would like to use public transport in Verona.
  • You want to get to know Verona intensively: to make a significant saving, it is advisable to make several visits per day.
  • You don't want to worry about tickets and admission prices.

Tip: Your questions have not yet been answered? Read our FAQ about the Verona Card.

About the author

Patrick has been involved with city breaks within Europe since 2018. Here he writes about the Verona Card, the popular product for the northern Italian city. His goal is to always keep the information up to date.

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