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The tour has been designed for an active traveller who loves walking and wishes to get a very good overview of most important Roman sights, all in a day tour.
We will start from visiting the Colosseum ( skipping the lines ) and climbing it upper piers. We will than walk past the Arch of Constantine to the Palatine Hill, once the residence of the ancient rich and powerful. The views are breathtaking; from the Bath of Caracalla to the Circus Maximus and the Aventine Hill and onto the Roman Forum under our feet. We will stop at the Arch of Titus than descent onto the Roman Forum with the ruins of its ancient temples, the Senate House and the Rostra, from where most important speeches were given. Upon leaving the Forum we will call at the Mamertinum Prison where St Peter and St.Paul spent their last days.
A short climb will take us to the Capitol Hill, the most famous of the Roman hills. The Rome Town Hall designed by Michelangello is the seat of Rome's major today. We will walk down the hill by the Tarpean Rock where the traitors of the Empire had been executed and reach the Theatre of Marcellus and the area of Jewish Ghetto. The views as we walk down are unique. With the domes of hundreds of churches at your feet you will understand why Rome is called the city of thousand churches and one synagogue We will stop for lunch in a tipical Roman trattoria and than continue to Piazza Argentina, the area where Giulis Cesar had been assassinated on the Ides of March 44 BC. After lunch we will walk to the Pantheon and Navona Square with Bernini's Fountain of Four Rivers. We will cross Tiber river by the Angel's Castle and walk to the entrance of the Vatican museums to start our Vatican walk. We will see the highlights of Vatican Collection among ancient statues, paintings, tapestries and visit Raphael Rooms. The Sistine Chapel will be the highlight of our visit. We will finally arrive at St Peter's Basilica to see Michelangelo's Pieta and to explore the Church and the crypt with the Papal tombs. Our day will end at St Peter's Square for the last of many Kodak moments before you return to your hotel for the well earned rest.
• Colosseum • Palatine Hill, Forum• Mamertinum Prison, Capitol Hill • Marcellus Theatre, Jewish Ghetto • Argentina Square • Pantheon •
• Navona Square • Angels Bridge, Angels Castle • highlights of Vatican Museums • Sistine Chapel • St Peters Basilica • St Peters Square •
TOUR CATEGORY: private walking tour in company of a private tour guide
TOUR DURATION: seven hours
TOUR AVALIABILITY: everyday except Sunday
PARTICIPANTS MEETING TIME: on demand
PARTICIPANTS MEETING PLACE: hotel lobby / airport / railway station
ENTRANCE TICKET: Euro 54 per adults, E 34 children under 18, under 7 free
TRANSPORTATION: taxi ride ( approximatelly Euro 10 per car ) not included
Tour Cost & Admission Cost
Tour cost to be charged to your card.
Tour price depends on number of guests you are booking:
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