1. The Shadows of Rome: Between Legends and Spirits
As night descends upon Rome, the city takes on a different energy, where legends and spirits emerge from the shadows. Join our expert guide on a thrilling two-hour tour that uncovers the mysterious and haunted past of this ancient city. The adventure begins in Campo de' Fiori, where you’ll learn about the inquisition times and the cruel execution of Giordano Bruno. Our next stop takes us to the Palazzo Farnese, an imposing Renaissance palace that harbors dark secrets and unsettling stories. Admire this magnificent building and hear the rumors that surround it. Continuing on, we visit a church with a morbid and eerie ambiance. Discover the rituals and macabre practices that took place within its walls, leaving behind an air of mystery that still lingers today. From Ponte Garibaldi, we’ll see the famous Isola Tiberina, an island in the Tiber River with its own share of haunting narratives. Your knowledgeable guide will share with you the legends associated with its origins. Immediately after that, we’ll be immersed in the middle of the island to learn about the Basilica located there and take some minutes to appreciate the fantastic view of the Tiber River. Our ultimate destination is a splendid church in Trastevere, where the narrative takes an unsettling twist. Unravel the chilling chronicle of a saint's afterlife and the elusive whispers of her restless spirit, which some assert to have encountered. Throughout the tour, our expert guide will narrate these captivating stories adding the historical context when needed. Keep your senses sharp, as you never know what ghostly presence might manifest itself during this journey.