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Play the City

77 reviews
#11 of 68 Tours in Verona
Verona, Italy
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What if Shakespeare’s starcrossed lovers Romeo and Juliet actually had a different fate? When visiting Verona, solve a mystery based on the Bard’s tragic tale by solving a series of puzzles and clues that take you through the ‘City of Love.’ Have fun putting the pieces together as you travel to landmarks like Juliet’s House, Piazza delle Erbe, the Scaliger Tombs and Forti Palace. Along the way, boost your brain power with a complimentary snack and drink.
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$355.53 per adult
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Follow the clues to solve a 700-year-old cold case on a fun and interactive murder mystery tour in Verona. Uncover the true story behind the murder of Cangrade della Scala, a Veronese lord, as you solve riddles on a scavenger hunt that takes you to landmarks of medieval Verona including the Castelvecchio, Piazza Bra Sant’Elena church and the Scaliger Tombs.
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$355.53 per adult
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Reviewed November 4, 2017

Thanks to Tripadvisor we came across this fun activity in Verona. Even though we could not join a scheduled event, we did a private session with Francesco to discover the truth about Romeo and Juliette. The arrangements were done a couple of days before the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank nachoValencia
Reviewed April 21, 2017

Francesco was our tour guide and he was welcoming from the moment we met him. We wanted to make the tour of Verona something different than the traditional for our teenage daughters. Francesco did this (for them and for us), He had fun clues and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank klfergu
Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

I booked this tour not really knowing what to expect but we were presently surprised! Francesco our tour guide was brilliant and extremely knowledgeable even about things that weren't to do with our tour (killing cangrande). The tour was very interactive and it was a...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank mona39
Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

This was our first private guided tour as a family as we usually visit places in a more informal way. We did the cangrande murder mystery and it was good fun. What I liked the most though was getting an overview of several areas of...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I did the Vicenza murder mystery with our 5yr old son. We had a great time meeting new people and learning about the murder of Andrea Palladio and some history of Vicenza. I would highly recommend this tour, especially for newcomers to...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

We did the Shadow of Palladio murder mystery and really enjoyed it. A few of us went and were out in a group with a few more people, so it was a nice way to meet with others. Walking through the city, we had to...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed February 23, 2016

Our family (mom, dad and two teenage daughters) spent a couple of hours of our two day visit to Verona-in-love by solving the mystery of Cangrande´s murder. That turned out to be one of the most enjoyable and interesting history lessons any of us ever...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed October 25, 2015

Great tour the guide was very knowledgeable and nice with the kids. There much more to story than what you read in the novels and this tour shows you those missing details.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Pedro E C
Reviewed August 15, 2015

We enjoyed a private tour with friends, solving the murder of Cangrande della Scala, the lord of Verona while ambling the streets of Verona and learning a little history about the city. The concept of the tour is novel and the competitive element of listening...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Jacquie C
Reviewed August 13, 2015

We booked the murder mystery version of this tour as a private tour with another family. In all we had four adults and five teenagers. Francesco was our guide and he was very knowledgeable about the history of Dante, the Scala family and the major...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Sure! This the one called Verona for Kids
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Hi! Sorry for the late reply... I think you've already booked the best tour for teenagers (Killing Cangrande). see you soon in Verona!
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May 6, 2015|
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Hi AJ! The tour is available in english too! But it takes place only on saturdays, so the 24th of june there won't be any Play the City tour, I'm really sorry! There is a tour on 20th and one on 27th. Best... More
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