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Rome: Guided City Center Evening Sightseeing Walking Tour

1. Rome: Guided City Center Evening Sightseeing Walking Tour

Take in the sights in the center of Rome in the evening light during this guided walking tour. Travel from the grand Piazza del Popolo to the vibrant Campo de’ Fiori market. View iconic sights like the Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona, and the ancient Pantheon. Meet your guide at Piazza del Popolo, where churches, fountains, and monuments tastefully embellish the square. Walk up to the Pincio Terrace to admire the sunset over Rome and enjoy breathtaking views over the city. Visit the famous Piazza di Spagna and Bernini’s Barcaccia Fountain. Continue your walk to the stunning Trevi Fountain, which is the largest Baroque fountain in Rome. Legend has it that if you toss a coin over your left shoulder into the Fountain you’ll return to Rome one day. Visit Piazza della Rotonda and admire the exterior of the historic Pantheon. Built in 27 B.C. the Pantheon was dedicated to all the Roman gods. In the 7th century, it was converted to a church dedicated to Mary and the martyrs. It is also the resting place of some major Renaissance artists, including Raffaello. Admire Bernini’s magnificent Four Rivers Fountain in the center of iconic Piazza Navona. The square also features other important sculptural and architectural creations, including the Church of Sant'Agnese in Agone by Borromini, Palazzo Pamphili, the Neptune Fountain at the northern end, and the Moor Fountain at the southern end. End your evening walk at Campo de' Fiori, a site that at one time was noted for races and executions. In the center of the square you’ll see the statue of Giordano Bruno. Today Campo de’ Fiori is a busy marketplace in the morning and a center of nightlife after the sun goes down. It’s the perfect place to continue your evening in the Eternal City after your guided tour.

Rome City Center and Villa Borghese Tour by Segway

2. Rome City Center and Villa Borghese Tour by Segway

Explore Rome on a guided Segway tour to sights like Piazza di Pietra. Glide through Villa Borghese and climb up Pincian Hill without breaking a sweat. Cruise through the Campo Marzio district with ease.  Learn how to operate a Segway upon meeting your guide on Piazza del Popolo, and then head towards the grounds of the magnificent Villa Borghese once everyone is confident on this easy-to-ride, self-balancing vehicle. Discover the ancient monuments of the third largest park in Rome, including the legendary Borghese Gallery, home to a treasure trove of art by the most famous painters from Italy.  Continue to the lake before riding over to Piazza di Siena. Make your way up the Pincio (Pincian Hill) to get breathtaking view over the city. Head back down into the bustling city center and visit some of the main squares and alleyways of the Campo Marzio district.  Admire the impressive Pantheon and get a closer look at the colonnades of the Temple of Hadrian in Piazza di Pietra. See Bernini's glorious Fontana della Barcaccia (Fountain of the Boat) in Piazza di Spagna at the foot of the Spanish Steps.

Rome: Pantheon, Trevi Fountain & Roman Squares Guided Tour

3. Rome: Pantheon, Trevi Fountain & Roman Squares Guided Tour

Stroll through the heart of Rome on a guided walking tour and discover some of the most iconic sights of Rome. Visit Navona Square, the most elegant of all Roman squares, a cosmopolitan meeting place with many outdoor cafes and seasonal fairs, where the famous Bernini’s Four Rivers Fountain stands. Discover the church of San Luigi dei Francesi that houses the world-renowned cycle of paintings by Caravaggio. See the Pantheon, the world’s largest unreinforced concrete dome and one of the best-preserved of all Ancient Roman buildings. Throw your coin into the Trevi Fountain, the largest baroque fountain in the city and one of the most famous fountains in the world, surely one of the icons of Rome. See the Spanish Square with the Bernini’s fountain La Barcaccia and the magnificent and celebrated Spanish Steps that lead up to the Church of Trinità dei Monti. Off the Piazza, there are boutiques of the most famous high fashion brands.   

Rome Discovery Tour

4. Rome Discovery Tour

The tour will begin at Piazza Barberini, in front of the Fontana del Tritone. Your guide will explain the historical significance of this site before continuing along to the Piazza Spagna, known for the Fontana Della Barcaccia, the Church of Trinità Dei Monti, and the Spanish Steps. Take your time to admire this magnificent example of Italian Baroque architecture. Next, walk to Piazza Navona, the best example of 15th century Roman Baroque style. Here you’ll be amazed at the sight of the magnificent Fontana Dei Quattro Fiumi, the Fontana del Moro, and the Fontana del Nettuno. Your guide will regale you with stories about the famous creators of these fountains. The next monument you’ll visit is the Pantheon, a Roman temple with an ingenious oculus that provides the building's main source of natural light. Following from the Pantheon, you’ll move on to the famous Trevi Fountain. Be awed at the most beautiful fountain in Rome, decorated with fantasy creatures designed to embody movement. Toss a coin in, and let your guide tell you about the myth and history behind this tradition. Your sightseeing tour ends at Piazza Venezia. Here you’ll be stuck with the breath-taking beauty of the marble known as Altare Della Patria. Your guide will give you all the details of this staggeringly white marble masterpiece, designed by Giuseppe, as well as many other sculptures around the square.

Colosseum, Ancient Rome and Evening Combo Tour

5. Colosseum, Ancient Rome and Evening Combo Tour

Discover the highlights of Rome with a combination guided walking tour for small groups of up to 18 people. Skip the lines to explore the Colosseum and the Roman forum in the afternoon, then reconvene later in the evening for a romantic walking tour of historical Rome. After making your way to the first meeting point at 1:30 PM, enter the Colosseum directly with your skip-the-line access. Hear stories of gladiator fights while exploring the Colosseum's first and second tier with your professional guide, then learn about monuments like the Curia inside the Roman Forum after skipping the lines to enter there too. Next, admire the Capitoline Hill and its great view over the Roman Forum. Enjoy photo stops at Rome's big-name attractions, such as Piazza Venezia, the Pantheon (exterior visit), and Piazza Navona. The first part of this combination tour takes 3 hours. Later, join another group tour at 6:45 PM, beginning at the Piazza del Popolo. Follow your guide to the romantic Pincio Terrace to see the sunset over the Eternal City's beautiful squares, fountains, and rooftops. After sunset, visit the famous Piazza di Spagna and Bernini’s famous Barcaccia Fountain. Make your way to the stunning Trevi Fountain, the biggest baroque fountain in Rome. Throw a coin into the fountain, which traditional legend holds will ensure a return to Rome in the future. Visit the historic Pantheon from the exterior, and admire beautiful Piazza Navona with Bernini’s magnificent Four Rivers Fountain in the center. End your romantic evening walk on Campo de' Fiori, a perfect place to continue your evening in the Eternal City after your guided tour.

Civitavecchia to Rome Shore Excursion by Private Car

6. Civitavecchia to Rome Shore Excursion by Private Car

Enjoy a private tour of Rome from Civitavecchia port with round-trip transportation included. Perfect for small groups of 2 to 8 people. An English-speaking driver will be available during the whole excursion and will assist travelers with basic information about the sites including suggestions. The tour begins with 08:00 departure from the pier of your cruise ship. You will find your driver directly under your boat with a sign and your name on it. Enjoy transportation from Civitavecchia port to Rome (approx. 1.5 hours). After approx. 1.5 hours (depending on traffic) you will stop in the city where you will visit the Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roman Forum (only outside) and the center of ancient Rome where you will be dropped off to enjoy free time observing this breathtaking site of ancient Romans. Next, discover Venice Square, which is famous for the Vittoriano. This is also where Benito Mussolini made the declaration of the second World War. At Navona Square, observe the site where the Stadium of Domitian was built in 1st-century AD. Following, you will see the famous Pantheon, which was commissioned by Marco Agrippa as a Temple of all gods, and the Trevi fountain, which holds a legend that if visitors toss a coin, they are ensured a return in Rome. Next, visit the Spanish Square before ending your tour with a visit to the Vatican and St. Peter Basilica. Here, you'll have 1.5 hours of free time to explore independently.

Rome: Vatican & Evening Eternal City Walking Tours Combo

7. Rome: Vatican & Evening Eternal City Walking Tours Combo

Skip the long ticket lines at the entrance to the Vatican Museum and visit with your expert guide. See the famous Raphael’s Rooms, the Pine Courtyard, and the Pio Clementine Museum. Discover the Gallery of the Maps, the Gallery of the Tapestries, and the Gallery of the Candelabra. Step inside the stunning Sistine Chapel and admire Michelangelo’s famous frescos “The Last Judgement” and “The Creation of Adam.” Then head to Piazza del Popolo where you'll meet the tour guide at 18:45 to enjoy a romantic evening walking tour of historical Rome. Admire the picturesque views from the Pincio Terrace of sunset over the rooftops of Rome. Visit the famous Piazza di Spagna and Bernini’s Barcaccia Fountain. Then wander to the stunning Trevi Fountain, the largest Baroque fountain in Rome. A traditional legend holds that if visitors throw a coin into the fountain, they are ensured a return to Rome. See the exterior of the historic Pantheon, and admire the beautiful Piazza Navona with Bernini’s magnificent Four Rivers Fountain in the center. End your romantic evening walk at Campo de' Fiori, a perfect place to spend some time taking in the evening sights and sounds at the end of your tour.

Highlights of Rome: City Center 3-Hour Walking Tour

8. Highlights of Rome: City Center 3-Hour Walking Tour

Your 3-hour private guided walk begins at the Spanish Steps, next to the Barcaccia Fountain in the middle of the square. From here your guide will lead you to the Trevi Fountain, regarded as one of the most stunning fountains in the world. There’s a lot more than just beauty behind this famous fountain as you’ll soon hear from your guide. This tour of Rome’s squares and fountains continues to the Pantheon, built as a temple to all the gods of Olympus. The dome of the Pantheon, constructed in ancient times, is the largest in the world. After spending some time at the Pantheon, head to Piazza Navona, the delight of Baroque Rome, with architectural elements and sculptures by masters such as Bernini (Fountain of the 4 Rivers), Borromini, Rainaldi (the Church of St. Agnes in Agony), and da Cortona (the frescoes in the Palazzo Pamphili). Continue your walk to Campo de ‘Fiori. Since 1869 this square has been home to a colorful local market. Next your guide will show you the place of Julius Caesar’s assassination, known as Area Sacra di Largo di Torre Argentina. The final stop on your guided walk is at the Vittoriano, commemorating the unification of Italy. Work on this monument began in 1885, and it was inaugurated in 1911 in honor of Victor Emmanuel II of Savoy, the first king of Italy.

Rome: Guided City Walking Tour with Pantheon

9. Rome: Guided City Walking Tour with Pantheon

Your 3-hour private guided walking tour will begin at the Spanish Steps, next to the Barcaccia Fountain in the middle of the square. From here your guide will lead you to the Trevi Fountain, which is known as one of the most stunning fountains in the world. There’s a lot more than just beauty behind this famous fountain as you’ll soon hear from your guide. This tour of Rome’s squares and fountains continues to the Pantheon, built as a temple to all the gods of Olympus. The dome of the Pantheon, constructed in ancient times, is the largest in the world. After spending some time at the Pantheon, head to Piazza Navona, the delight of Baroque Rome, with architectural elements and sculptures by masters such as Bernini (Fountain of the 4 Rivers), Borromini, Rainaldi (the Church of St. Agnes in Agony), and da Cortona (the frescoes in the Palazzo Pamphili). Continue your walk to Campo de ‘Fiori. Since 1869 this square has been home to a colorful local market. Next your guide will show you the place of Julius Caesar’s assassination, known as Area Sacra di Largo di Torre Argentina. The final stop on your guided walk is at the Vittoriano, commemorating the unification of Italy. Work on this monument began in 1885, and it was inaugurated in 1911 in honor of Victor Emmanuel II of Savoy, the first king of Italy.

Rome Squares and Fountains: 3-Hour Walking Tour

10. Rome Squares and Fountains: 3-Hour Walking Tour

Your 3-hour guided walk starts in Campo de’ Fiori, the lively square that hosts a famous marketplace and is remembered historically for the public executions that were held there. A few steps away from Campo de’ Fiori you’ll come to the charming Piazza Farnese and Palazzo Spada, known for the forced perspective technique introduced by Borromini. Admire Piazza Navona, the most elegant and joyful square in Rome. In the middle of the square you’ll see the Fountain of the 4 Rivers, a masterpiece by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, and on the western side of the square you’ll find Borromini’s famed church Sant’Agnese in Agone. The tour continues to Piazza della Rotonda, which is overlooked by the magnificent Pantheon. After crossing Via del Corso you’ll reach the well-known Trevi Fountain, a triumph of Baroque style. The final stop on the tour is Piazza di Spagna, where you’ll see the magnificent Fontana della Barcaccia masterpiece by Pietro Bernini, and the world-famous Spanish Steps.

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Fabio was very knowledgable and fun. It made the tour very interesting and I learned many things I did not know about Italy Fashion designer, their life and curiosities. Furthermore there was the right amount of walking and it was really pleasant

I always heard about Valentino, Fendi, Bulgari but never really knew about their shops and deeds in Rome. Fabio also gave us good recommendations for food and drinks after the tour

The guide was wonderful, the view was wonderful and it was an excellent way to experience the best of Rome. I recommend this experience and especially the guide Ahmed

This One One of the best tours I did in Rome. I knew about italian famous firms but this was a great combination of art, history and style. Well done!

Flawless. Great fun and an amazing way to see Rome. The guide was amazing and funny to, 10/10