Every year, Verona strives to improve accessibility. City car parks have reserved spaces for blue badge holders, whilst there are special permits for entering the city centre and museums are accessible and free of charge for people with disabilities.
Below, you can find some useful information about public transport, museums, monuments and services in general.
The city council encourages everyone to contribute to making a more accessible city, which is why I would like to give you some valuable tips to make Verona a more welcoming and inclusive city for everyone.
If you display a European blue badge in the windscreen of your vehicle, you can park for free in the marked spaces reserved for people with disabilities in any EU country. Within the city, this badge allows you to park for free in spaces where charges apply (marked blue) and for an unlimited period in spaces where parking discs must be used (marked white)
Parking near the Arena
If you need to go into the city centre, near the Arena, the most convenient spaces for blue badge holders are in Piazza Bra (two spaces), Stradone Maffei (two spaces), Via Adigetto (two spaces) and Via dei Mutliati (two spaces).
ZTL (Restricted Traffic Zone)
The old town of Verona is a restricted traffic zone but vehicles carrying people with disabilities can enter freely, even during times when restrictions apply and using bus and taxis. Just enter the number plate of the vehicle used in the list of authorised vehicles.
If you are planning on visiting Verona, remember to get clearance for your vehicle within 72 hours of entering the ZTL by notifying the local police of your vehicle’s number plate. You should do this using the form provided on the local police’s website. You will also need to submit a copy of your ID document and blue badge.
There are two public toilets in the city which are accessible by lift: in Piazza Bra opposite the Palazzo della Gran Guardia, and in Piazza San Zeno.
Local and regional buses
Buses which are accessible to people with disabilities are easy to identify because they have a blue sticker clearly visible on the side of the vehicle, next to the door. Access for wheelchairs is via the central doors, where there is a ramp.
Currently, 95% of Verona’s city buses are equipped to carry wheelchairs. For regional services, at present more than half of the vehicles are accessible.
In general, particularly if you intend to travel on a regional bus, it is recommended that you always check in advance that the service in question is accessible by contacting the operator ATV telephone or by email, who will reply as soon as possible (for information on regional buses, contact ATV at least 48 hours in advance).
ATV Information Office for Public Transport
Telephone: +39 045 8057922
The Unione Radiotaxi Verona has accessible vehicles adapted to carry wheelchairs. Journeys can be booked in advance (except during trade shows when advance bookings are not accepted) or requested immediately by contacting the control centre.
Unione RadioTaxi Verona
Telephone: +39 045532666
Museums, monuments & churches
People with disabilities and their companions receive free admission to all civic museums and churches in Verona; just produce a document confirming your disability.
Museums, monuments & churches in Verona are defined as fully accessible, partially accessible and non-accessible. The list below shows the different levels of accessibility for different sig
Fully accessible sights:
Biblioteca Capitolare Library
Santa Maria Matricolare Cathedral
Fondazione Museo Miniscalchi Erizzo
Castel San Pietro funicular lift
GAM: Achille Forti modern art gallery
MusALab Franca Rame Dario Fo
Museo Civico di Storia Naturale
G.B. Cavalcaselle museum of frescoes at the Tomb of Juliet
Museo Lapidario Maffeiano
Partially accessible sights:
Basilica of San Zeno
Juliet's House Courtyard
Museo di Castelvecchio
San Fermo Church
Museo Archeologico at the Teatro Romano
Tomb of Juliet
For more information, please do not hesitate to contact the Verona tourist office, at Via Degli Alpini, 9, close to Verona Arena.