Ponte Scaligero


From the battlements of the Castelvecchio you can look down on this asymmetrical, brick bridge that takes just three leaps to span the river Adige. It links the Castelvecchio with some pretty public gardens on the other side of the water.

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1. Museo di Castelvecchio

0.07 MILES

Bristling with fishtail battlements along the river Adige, Castelvecchio was built in the 1350s by Cangrande II. Severely damaged by Napoleon and WWII…

2. Roman Arena

0.36 MILES

Built of pink-tinged marble in the 1st century AD, Verona's Roman amphitheatre survived a 12th-century earthquake to become the city’s legendary open-air…

3. Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

0.42 MILES

A masterpiece of Romanesque architecture, the striped brick-and-stone basilica was built in honour of the city’s patron saint. Enter through the flower…

4. Synagogue

0.48 MILES

Located in what was once the Jewish Ghetto, this neoclassical synagogue was designed by Giacomo Franco and Ettore Fagiuoli and completed in 1864. It's not…

5. Palazzo Maffei

0.51 MILES

Flanking the northern end of vibrant Piazza delle Erbe is Palazzo Maffei, an elegantly baroque creation now home to numerous offices and businesses.

6. Piazza delle Erbe

0.52 MILES

Originally a Roman forum, Piazza delle Erbe is ringed with buzzing cafes and some of Verona’s most sumptuous buildings, including the elegantly baroque…

7. Torre dei Lamberti

0.55 MILES

One of Verona's most popular attractions, this 84m-high watchtower provides panoramic views of Verona and nearby mountains. Begun in the 12th century and…

8. Galleria d'Arte Moderna Achille Forti

0.55 MILES

In the shadow of the Torre dei Lamberti, the Romanesque Palazzo della Ragione is home to Verona's jewel-box Gallery of Modern Art. Reached via the Gothic…