Santa Maria della Pace

Santa Maria della Pace: Our most recommended tours and activities

Exclusive Best of Rome in Two Days VIP Private Tour

1. Exclusive Best of Rome in Two Days VIP Private Tour

Make the most of your time with skip-the-line access to Rome's Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Catacombs on this two-day tour. Explore the city's center and see sights like the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, and Pantheon. Day 1:  Be picked up at your hotel in Rome and enjoy a driving tour in an air-conditioned vehicle to places like the Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona, and Santa Maria Della Pace. Appreciate the Baroque masterpiece, the Trevi Fountain. Watch the silent flow of the Tiber River, and admire the beautiful Pantheon. Continue to Emperor Hadrian’s Mausoleum and legendary Ponte Sant'Angelo to take in the Castello Sant'Angelo. Break for an hour where you can purchase a nice lunch.  Begin your skip-the-line private tour of the Vatican Museum. Here you will see the art collected by Popes throughout the centuries. Walk through the Gallery of Maps, the Tapestry Gallery, and the Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel. Day 2:  Embark on a 45-minute tour of the mysterious catacombs, situated along the old Appian Way. Explore part of the 93 miles (150km) of underground galleries that were used as cemeteries by early Christians. Do some sightseeing by bus on the way to the Colosseum.  Pause for a 1.5-hour break where you can find a stop to buy a meal. Start your private skip-the-line tour of the symbol the famed Colosseum. Discover construction techniques that were invented by the Romans. Hear about skilled gladiators and exotic animal fights. Head to Palatine Hill, the residence of the Roman Emperors and the location of the Roman Forum which was the center of political, religious, and commercial life at that time.  Take a walk to uncover sights like the old Senate House, the Temple of Vesta, and the Triumphal Arches of Constantine, Titus, and Septimius Severus. Return to your accommodation at the end of your tour.

Rome: 2-Day Private Guided Tour with Skip-the-line Tickets

2. Rome: 2-Day Private Guided Tour with Skip-the-line Tickets

In this special two-day private sightseeing and historical tour, you get to discover the best of the Eternal City. On the first day, you will be picked up at your hotel in Rome, though the exact departure time may vary—the final program will be sent to you via email a few days before the tour. Your private driver will bring you away from the usual tourist itineraries to capture the unforgettable sensual atmospheres of charming squares like Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona, and Santa Maria Della Pace. You will then appreciate the Baroque masterpiece, the Trevi Fountain, the silent flow of the Tiber River, and the beautiful Pantheon. Your promenade will continue to Emperor Hadrian’s Mausoleum and legendary Ponte Sant'Angelo to enjoy a fantastic sight of the Castello Sant'Angelo. After a 1-hour break for lunch (not included) you will have a skip-the-line private tour of the Vatican Museum. Here you will see the art collected by Popes throughout the centuries, the Gallery of Maps with views of the Vatican Gardens, the Tapestry Gallery, and eventually, the Sistine Chapel painted by the Renaissance genius, Michelangelo. On the second day, you will embark on a 45-minute tour of the mysterious catacombs, situated along the old Appian Way, some 93 miles (150km) of underground galleries used as cemeteries by early Christians under Roman persecutions. After the tour, you will have a small panoramic tour to reach Colosseum. After a 1-hour and a half break for lunch (not included), you will have a private skip-the-line tour in the symbol of the Ancient Roman world, the Colosseum. Discover the construction techniques invented by the Romans, and hear about the skills of the gladiators and the violent exotic animal fights. Afterward, explore the Palatine Hill, the residence of the Roman Emperors, and the Roman Forum, the center of political, religious, and commercial life at that time. You will see the old Senate House, Temple of Vesta, Triumphal Arches of Constantine, Titus, and Septimius Severus.

Rome: Squares and Fountains Guided Walking Tour

3. Rome: Squares and Fountains Guided Walking Tour

Discover the best of Rome on a walking tour with a guide who specializes in art, history, and archaeology. Admire the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Santa Maria Della Pace, Castel Sant'Angelo, and more. Head into the heart of Rome's historical city center with a stop near the Trevi Fountain, whose legends and myths will be covered by your guide. Then, continue to the Pantheon. Built as a temple to all the gods of Olympus, the dome of the Pantheon has been the world's largest since ancient times. Next up is Piazza Navona, the square that has been used throughout history for theatrical events and festivals and is home to sculptural and architectural masterpieces such as Bernini's Four River Fountain and Borromini's church Santa Agnese in Agone. Continue your walk by visiting a hidden district in Rome. Discover a part of the city full of historical memories like the Ponte district and Santa Maria Della Pace church. Along the way, enjoy an external visit to Castel Sant'Angelo, one of the most ancient buildings in Rome. End the tour with the magical atmosphere of the bridge of the angels in front of the castle, right next to the hop-on-hop-off bus stop.

Pantheon, Raphael & Caravaggio Walking Tour w/ Wine Tasting

4. Pantheon, Raphael & Caravaggio Walking Tour w/ Wine Tasting

This fantastic combined gastro-cultural walking tour explores the streets of Rome through the painterly eyes of Caravaggio, one of the most controversial artists of the Baroque. Stroll through some of the most elegant of Rome’s streets, where Caravaggio took inspiration for his masterpieces. Your guide will lead you to Santa Maria del Popolo church on Piazza del Popolo to see the Caravaggio masterpieces “Crucifixion of St. Peter” and “Conversion on the Way to Damascus.” Then visit the Campo Marzio district, along Via Ripetta. From here, visit Santa Maria della Pace church and Sant'Agostino church before moving onto the church of San Luigi dei Francesi. The last attraction will be the Pantheon, a unique structure established as one of the most impressive architectural features of the city. 

Rome: Evening Walking Tour with Cocktails and Local Guide

5. Rome: Evening Walking Tour with Cocktails and Local Guide

Experience the cobbled streets of Rome with it's ivy filled buildings and fascinating history. Be greeted by your guide with a cocktail in the city center. Pass by various attractions throughout the city, from St Peter’s Basilica to the Piazza Navona, and make stops along the way to drink cocktails. Begin your tour by meeting your local guide at Rome's most famous fortress, Castel Sant' Angelo, located right by the Vatican. Savor an Aperol Spritz as you listen to your guide tell you all about the history of the fortress. Stroll over to Rome's most daunting bridge, the Ponte Sant'Angelo. Take in the breathtaking views of St Peter's Basillica over the river Tiber from the bridge whilst sipping on your first spritz. Learn the dark history that surrounded the Popes for centuries. Hear stories about death, desire, and the political games that shaped the world as we know it. Next, explore one of the most beautiful streets in the world, the Via dei coronari. This street is lined with indie coffee shops, local wine bars, and merchants. On the way to your next site, stop off to enjoy a Limoncello next to one of Rome's most beautiful churches and hidden squares. As darkness falls, make your way to Piazza Navona. As you stroll around the plaza – whilst drinking another spritz – learn about the most famous rivalry in Rome’s history, Borromini vs Bernini. Marvel at Bernini’s The Fountain of the Four River. Finally, head to an Italian cocktail bar.

Rome Highlights: Squares and Fountains Walking Tour

6. Rome Highlights: Squares and Fountains Walking Tour

Discover the main features of the Eternal City with a professional guide, specialized in art, history, and archaeology. Head into the heart of Rome's historical city center with a short stop near the Trevi Fountain, which is known as one of the most stunning fountains in the world — whose legends and myths will be covered by your guide. The tour of the squares and fountains will then continue to the Pantheon. Built as a temple to all the gods of Olympus, the dome of the Pantheon has been the largest in the world since ancient times. You will then head to Piazza Navona. This huge square has been used throughout history for theatrical events and festivals, and is home to sculptural and architectural masterpieces such us Bernini's Four River Fountain and Borromini's church Santa Agnese in Agone. It is considered to be the most beautiful and elegant baroque squares. Continue your stroll visiting a hidden district in Rome. You'll discover a city in the city, full of historical memories like the Ponte district and Santa Maria della Pace church. Along the way, enjoy an external visit of the Holy Castle, one of most ancient buildings in Rome. Built as Hadrian’s tomb, then transformed into the fortress of the popes, nowadays it is one of the most iconic monuments in Rome. The tour will end up by the magical atmosphere of the bridge of the angels (in front of the Holy Angel Castle), right next to the hop-on hop-off bus stop.

Rome: 3-Day Private Tour, Transports & Skip the line Tickets

7. Rome: 3-Day Private Tour, Transports & Skip the line Tickets

Join on this three-day private sightseeing and historical tour to discover the Eternal City. On the first day, you will be picked up at your hotel in Rome and your driver will bring you away from the usual tourist itineraries to capture the unforgettable sensual atmospheres of charming squares like Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona, and Santa Maria Della Pace. You will then appreciate the Baroque masterpiece, the Trevi Fountain, the silent flow of the Tiber River, and the beautiful Pantheon. Your promenade will continue to Emperor Hadrian’s Mausoleum and legendary Ponte Sant'Angelo to enjoy a fantastic sight of the Castello Sant'Angelo. After a 1-hour break for lunch (not included) you will have a skip-the-line private tour of the Vatican Museum. Here you will see the art collected by Popes throughout the centuries, the Gallery of Maps with views of the Vatican Gardens, the Tapestry Gallery, and eventually, the Sistine Chapel painted by the Renaissance genius, Michelangelo. On the second day, you will embark on a 45-minute tour of the mysterious catacombs, situated along the old Appian Way, some 93 miles (150km) of underground galleries used as cemeteries by early Christians under Roman persecutions. After the tour, you will have a small panoramic tour to reach Colosseum. After a 1-hour and a half break for lunch (not included), you will have a private skip-the-line tour in the symbol of the Ancient Roman world, the Colosseum. Discover the construction techniques invented by the Romans, and hear about the skills of the gladiators and the violent exotic animal fights. Afterward, explore the Palatine Hill, the residence of the Roman Emperors, and the Roman Forum, the center of political, religious, and commercial life at that time. You will see the old Senate House, Temple of Vesta, Triumphal Arches of Constantine, Titus, and Septimius Severus. On the third day, continue the journey in to the Castel St Angelo on a 2hr private tour to admire the impressive architecture of the castle and see the incredible masterpieces hosted inside. discovering the history of the bridge and its many beautiful statues, with your private guide you will enter the Castel Sant'Angelo without queuing and admire the historical development of this important place which has been first a Roman tomb, then a papal residence, fortress, prison, execution ground and currently a museum offering one of the most amazing views over the city.You’ll climb to the top of the building to the terrace, where you’ll enjoy stunning views of the Rome and a great place for selfies. After 1-hour and half lunch break you driver will take you to the Baths of caracalla the second largest public baths of Ancient Rome. meet your tour guide and embark on a 2 hour private guide tour to admire the best-preserved baths in Rome and a masterpiece of Roman architecture. See parts of the heating system and fragments of mosaic floors and discover imposing vaulted rooms and porticoes.

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What people are saying about Santa Maria della Pace

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 16 reviews

In the 2 days you get a very good overview of Rome. The tours, all in German, were very informative. The tour guide also took good care of our 13 year old son. Our driver showed us a lot in the 2 days and responded to requests. The tour is highly recommended.

We have to say that the attention was exceptional, the guides very attentive, professional and gave us a lot of interesting information, visits without queues is the most advisable. All perfect.

We had the most amazing time with Samuele Casarin two day so knowledgeable every question answered and willing to listen to your view and give a intellectual Answer Well worth the money

We visited Rome in the best conditions with a very professional guide. Must do

highly informative, professional, pleasant, gladly again on time in this way