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  4. Capitoline Hill

Heart of Rome: Discover the City by Segway

Product ID: 61371
See the highlights of Rome by Segway on a 1-hour guided tour. Explore the heart of the “Eternal City” as you glide past the Colosseum, Forum, and Capitoline Hill. Discover the ruins of 4 Roman temples, go to a piazza designed by Michelangelo, and more.
About this activity
Duration: 75 minutes
Starting times 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, French, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the highlights of Rome by Segway
  • Take a quick tour around the outside of the Colosseum
  • Ascend Capitoline Hill to see a piazza designed by Michelangelo
  • Discover the ruins of 4 Roman temples at the Largo Argentina
  • Marvel at the monument to the 1st King of Italy on Piazza Venezia
Full description
Discover the heart of Rome by eco-friendly, self-balancing Segway on a fully-guided small group sightseeing tour.

Meet your guide for a short orientation session on how to use the 2-wheel vehicles to ensure you feel safe and comfortable before you set off. Then, take a tour of the Jewish Quarter, starting with the lovely fountain with the turtles in Piazza Mattei. Continue into the archaeological zone of Largo Argentina to see the remains of 4 temples from the Roman Republic. Marvel at the ruins of Pompey's Theatre.

Continue into Piazza Venezia to see the imposing Altare della Patria monument to the 1st king of a unified Italy. Glide over to the Imperial Forums to admire Trajan's Column and the Trajan Market. Continue to the Colosseum, the most iconic building of Ancient Rome and the modern-day city. Go up Capitoline Hill to discover a square designed by Michelangelo, and enjoy panoramic views of the Roman Forum.

Next, go to the Marcellus Theater, traveling down the quiet alleys of the Jewish Quarter. Each tour is limited to 8 participants for a more intimate and personalized experience.
Includes
  • Segway and helmet
  • Tour leader
  • Orientation session
  • Audio guide (available in different languages)
  • Poncho (in case of rain)
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems

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Important information
Know before you go
• You must be at least 14 years old to join this tour
• Children under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult
• This tour is not recommended for pregnant women
• You must weigh between 40 kilograms (90 pounds) and 110 kilograms (250 pounds)
• You must be able to climb and descend stairs without assistance
• Whoever does not meet these requirements will not take the tour and will not be refunded
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 47 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.9 / 5
  • Safety
    4.7 / 5
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Great tour. We were the only people on the tour so essentially ended up with a private tour which was a nice bonus. We got a good little training session to ensure we felt comfortable on the Segway before we set off. Stacy was very friendly and knowledgeable, and offered us a slightly different tour route to show us parts of Rome that were a bit off the beaten track. Would highly recommend.

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August 11, 2019

Loved!

We loved our tour! Everyone involved was really welcoming. There were two guides on our tour and they were both great. One is there for security and the other is there for history. We felt very safe while riding our segways and got a great overview of some of the archeology of Rome. Our tour guide even wrote down recommendations for us when we told her we were going to Naples as she is from there! Great experience, we highly recommend!

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May 4, 2019

Fantastisk tur rundt i Rom med en yderst sød og meget kompetent guide. Vi fik set en række af de kendte seværdigheder, men vi blev også guidet hen til mere "hemmelige" og mere ukendte steder i Rom. Alt i alt en super oplevelse. Vi var 4 personer 2 voksne og 2 børn på 17 år, som også var ellevilde med det. 10 stjerner herfra.

July 22, 2019

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Product ID: 61371