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Rome: Christmas Nativities and Angels Tour

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Discover the magic of Rome at Christmastime on this festive, guided tour. Learn about the history, legends, and traditions of Rome at Christmas as you visit glittering Christmas trees and beautiful nativities as well as the array of angel sculptures.
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Duration: 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian

Pickup included

Pickup from accommodation within Aurelian Walls.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the beautiful Christmas nativity at the Twin Churches
  • Admire the stunning decorations that light up the city's many Piazzas
  • Learn about local Christmas traditions and the importance of the holiday
  • Soak up the magical atmosphere of Christmastime in Rome
Full description
This tour has been designed to showcase the magic of Christmastime in Rome and provide a better understanding of the importance of the holiday. Learn about local Christmas traditions and legends as you visit some of the most beautifully decorated spots in the city.

The tour begins in Piazza del Popoli where you can admire the Twin Churches’ Christmas nativity. From here, cross the Piazza di Spagna to reach the Church of Santa Maria in Via where you can learn about the miraculous holy water. Continue the tour to Piazza Venezia and admire the stunning decorations while listening to historical anecdotes about Christmas in Rome.

Next, marvel at the majestic Church of Santa Maria in Aracoeli and the Holy Child, a sculpture baptized in the River Jordan that features as the center of the Christmas nativity scene. Stop in Piazza Navona, then cross the Bridge of Angels before ending the tour in the center of the Catholic world, Piazza San Pietro.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup (within Aurelian Walls)
  • Local guide
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at time of booking
• This is a semi-private tour (small group)

From £58.44 per person