11 Jun 2021

Arena di Verona, One of the Most Popular Verona Attractions

So you’re in fair Verona and looking for a popular place to go? How’s about Arena di Verona? Well, you may want to make sure you’re all kitted out first. After all, this is a Roman amphitheatre, and you never know what wild animal you may come across. We don’t want you to come unprepared, right?

Yes, the Arena di Verona is one of the city’s most iconic and popular attractions. It’s also a tad bit older than its famous counterpart, the Colosseum in Rome, and dates all the way back to the 1st Century AD. Now that’s pretty old!

From a battleground for Roman gladiators to an open-air opera hall, the Arena di Verona is well worth the visit when you tour around this beautiful city.

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A bit more about the Arena di Verona

Exterior shot of the outer wall of the Arena di Verona.

The Arena di Verona is situated in the city’s central square called the Piazze Bra. This large and open space is hemmed in with restaurants, some green space and, of course, the imposing arena. So, make sure you save some time to wander around here for a bit!

Take in the scale and craftsmanship of the Arena. This place would have fit a crowd of 30,000 way back when. Here you can also glimpse the lovely views of Piazze Bra Square.

Fun Fact: Did you know that the Arena di Verona is said to be the ‘8th biggest’ amphitheatre in the Roman world?

Where to find it? And all the essentials

Long shot of the Arena di Verona, with people passing in front.

Location: first off, let’s start with the address: P.za Bra, 1, 37121 Verona VR, Italy. To find the Arena on Google Maps click here.

Opening Times: From Tuesday – Sunday, 9 am – 7 pm.**

**Take note, the last entrance is 6:30 pm and the attraction is closed on Mondays. Additionally, there may occasionally be early closures i.e. in the opera festival season.

Top Tip: Hey, why not order a pizza with a view! Given the location and attraction, this is a busier and more tourist hotspot to grab a bite to eat. But, it still is a fantastic spot and great for those who love the city hustle and bustle.

Book your Arena di Verona Tickets

Interior shot of the Arena di Verona amphitheatre.

Ready to get those tickets booked? Enjoy a short and sweet 30-minute tour with skip-the-line access with easyGuide. Here’s the price breakdown:

£21.57 per Adult
£12.94 per Child (6-13)
Free for Under 5s

To book your tickets now to Arena di Verona Tour: Skip-the-Line, click here.

Or want to combine a tour of the Arena and a walking tour? Then check out our easyGuide Walking Tour with Skip-the-Line Arena Ticket here.

Planning your trip to Verona?

Scenic shot of Verona with the iconic Ponte Pietra bridge in view.

Verona is both beautiful and rustic. Although small in size, this city is a great option if you want to go somewhere different from the main Italian tourist spots i.e. Rome, while still having plenty of things to do. It also a good location to work from if you plan to visit other places in Italy such as Venice or Lake Garda.

So, ready to get your trip pencilled in the diary? Or want to browse some future holidays? Then take a look at easyJet’s current Verona holiday deals.

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