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Rome: Taste of Roman Flavors Evening Walking Tour

1. Rome: Taste of Roman Flavors Evening Walking Tour

Enjoy an evening walking tour of Rome and see its most symbolic sights under the magic of their floodlit nighttime illuminations. Departing from the Spanish Steps, dominated by the church of Trinità dei Monti, proceed to the Rococo splendor of the Trevi Fountain. Admire the fantastical creatures designed to embody movement. Your guide will explain how, according to tradition, if you throw a coin over your shoulder into the fountain you will eventually return to Rome. Toss in a penny and cross your fingers. Continue to the Pantheon (Temple of all The Gods), originally built to honor the 7 deities of Ancient Rome. Featuring the largest brick dome in the history of architecture, the Pantheon is considered a forerunner of all modern places of worship and is the most copied of all classical buildings. Your sightseeing tour ends at Piazza Navona, built on the ruins of the Domitian Circus, and now adorned by Bernini’s Fountain of the 4 Rivers. During the tour, your tour guide will take you to taste some local Roman snacks: a cappuccino or espresso in a heritage ancient cafeteria and some freshly prepared chocolate in a traditional sweet shop. Don't miss this great chance to walk through Rome and enjoy its worldwide renowned treats at the same time.

Rome Fountains and Squares Morning Tour with Lunch

2. Rome Fountains and Squares Morning Tour with Lunch

Enjoy a morning tour of Rome and see its most symbolic sights. Departing from the Spanish Steps, dominated by the church of Trinità dei Monti, proceed to the Rococo splendor of the Trevi Fountain. Admire the fantasy creatures designed to embody movement. Your guide will explain how, according to tradition, if you throw a coin over your shoulder into the fountain you will eventually return to Rome. Toss in a penny and cross your fingers!  Continue to the Pantheon (Temple of all the Gods), originally built to honor the 7 deities of Ancient Rome. Featuring the largest brick dome in the history of architecture, the Pantheon is considered a forerunner of all modern places of worship, and is the most copied of all classical buildings. Your sightseeing tour ends at Piazza Navona, built on the ruins of the Domitian Circus, and now adorned by Bernini’s Fountain of the 4 Rivers. Finish your tour with a tasting of local products in a typical Italian restaurant.

Rome: Fountains and Squares Small-Group Walking Tour

3. Rome: Fountains and Squares Small-Group Walking Tour

Enjoy a walking tour of Rome to see its Baroque fountains and piazzas, starting at the Spanish Steps and ending at the Trevi Fountain. A fully licensed guide will show you the most beautiful monuments of the Eternal City, revealing some of its secrets along the way, as well as where to get the best gelato! Meet by the Keats Shelley Museum on the Spanish Steps and follow the graceful flow of the staircase up to the late Renaissance church of Trinità dei Monti.  Head to Piazza Navona, the Stadium of Domitian, built in 85 A.D. to accommodate the athletic games. Piazza Navona is the pride of Baroque Rome, with architectural elements and sculptures by masters such as Gian Lorenzo Bernini and Francesco Borromini. Walk to the Pantheon to look inside a remarkably intact Greek-Roman temple, just as the ancient Romans used to do. Next, go to the carved Column of Marcus Aurelius, and admire original scenes from the movie “Gladiator After visiting the church of Saint Ignatius, home to one of the finest examples of trompe l'oeil in its dome, continue to the Trevi Fountain for the end of the tour. Throw a coin in the fountain and make a wish to one day return to Rome.

From Civitavecchia: Full-Day Rome Cruise Shore Excursion

4. From Civitavecchia: Full-Day Rome Cruise Shore Excursion

Enjoy a full-day tour of Rome, including lunch and round-trip transfers from the cruise terminal at Civitavecchia. Transfer to Rome city center by coach, stopping at the Vatican’s St Peter’s Square on arrival. Admire the dome of St Peter's Basilica and the colonnades by Bernini on St. Peter’s Square. Then, follow your guide along the cobbled streets of Italy’s ancient capital. Climb the Spanish Steps, linking Piazza di Spagna and Piazza Trinità dei Monti. Enjoy panoramic views from the top of the baroque staircase, before going to another baroque icon of Rome at the Trevi Fountain. Throw a coin into the fountain to ensure you one day return to Rome! Next, admire the domed temple of the Pantheon. See its well-preserved Corinthian columns. Break for lunch, before going to Piazza Venezia and Palatine Hill. Marvel at one of the largest archaeological sites in the world, before exploring the Roman Forum, site of the Roman Republic’s political, administrative, and religious life. Learn the history of the Roman Empire and the ruins that surround you. End at the mighty Colosseum, and see the remains the world's largest amphitheater. Imagine the battle scenes between the gladiators and fearsome beasts, put on for the public and emperors. Walk around the still-imposing exterior, before boarding the coach for the return transfer to Civitavecchia.

Rome: 3-Hour Baroque Walking Tour

5. Rome: 3-Hour Baroque Walking Tour

Starting from Piazza del Popolo, an enormous square with the city’s second obelisk in the center, which was brought to Rome by Augustus and re-erected here by the architect Domenico Fontana under Sixtus V (1589). In the square, the beautiful church of Santa Maria del Popolo is one of the most interesting in Rome, rich in works of arts and masterpieces of Raphael and Caravaggio. Arrive at the Spanish Steps and Spanish Square with the charming monumental flight of steps (1772), whose sinuous line harmoniously follows the slope of the hill. At its feet is the graceful fountain La Barcaccia by Pietro Bernini. At the top of the Spanish Steps is the Church of Trinità dei Monti with the two cupolas, and in front of its façade is an obelisk, which was taken from the Sallustian Gardens in 1789. Then, go to the Trevi Fountain, the most spectacular fountain in Rome. It was built by two Popes starting in 1730, with the legend that whoever throws a coin in will assure his return to Rome. The large fountain is located along a side of Poli Palace, decorated with statues and bas-reliefs on heaps of rocks and the water gushes from every part. Almost halfway up Via del Corso, the principal Roman street, is the Piazza Colonna with the column of Marcus Aurelius. On the square, you'll find Chigi Palace, the minister’s office. On the opposite side of Via del Corso is the Colonna Gallery. Montecitorio Palace at the square close by with the same name, is the headquartes of the Chamber of Deputies. The Pantheon, the best preserved monument of Ancient Rome and one of the most beautiful, is located in the picturesque Piazza della Rotonda with the wonderful fountain designed by Giacomo Della Porta, surmounted by the little obelisk Ramses II. The Baroque Rome Tour ends at Piazza Navona. Built on the site of the stadium of Domitian (84 AD) used for athletic competitions, in the middle of 17th Century under the pontificate of Innocent X Pamphilj (1644-1655) became the most beautiful square in Rome with the amazing Fountain of the Four Rivers built by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, who designed it as a base for an  Egyptian Obelisk, with the Church of Sant’Agnese in Agone and the Pamphilj Palace built by Girolamo Rainaldi and Francesco Borromini.

Piazzas & Fountains of Rome Walking Tour

6. Piazzas & Fountains of Rome Walking 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. Visit the Piazza Colonna with the famous Marcus Aurelius column and 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 its eighteenth-century atmosphere created by the ochre-colored buildings, 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: Fountains & Piazzas Private Guided Tour

7. Rome: Fountains & Piazzas Private Guided Tour

Take a morning tour of Rome’s most symbolic sights in some of its most significant piazzas, such as Piazza Navona, Piazza di Spagna, and more. Following a pick-up from your hotel on request, start at the Spanish Steps, dominated at its summit by the church of Trinità dei Monti. At the bottom of the steps is a stunning fountain by Bernini of a half-sunken ship. Continue to the Rococo splendor of the Trevi Fountain, where legend says, if you throw a coin over your shoulder into the fountain you will one day return to Rome. Marvel at the ornate details of fantasy creatures designed to embody movement. Next, see Rome’s “Temple of all Gods” at the immaculately preserved Pantheon, originally built to honor the 7 Deities of Ancient Rome. Boasting the largest brick dome in the history of architecture, the Pantheon is considered a forerunner of all modern places of worship. End at Piazza Navona, built on the ruins of the Domitian Circus and now adorned by Bernini’s stunning Fountain of The 4 Rivers.

Rome: Monuments and Belvederes Bike Tour

8. Rome: Monuments and Belvederes Bike Tour

Meet your local guide and discover the heart of the city on a bike tour. Ride through Trastevere's narrow streets and get to the Aventine Hill with one of the most beautiful views of the city. After that, pass by two icons of the Roman Empire, the Circus Maximus and the splendorous Colosseum. From here reach the Capitoline Hill and enjoy the panoramic view of the Roman forums. At this point, leave the imperial ruins behind to discover the Trevi Fountain. Then, get to the Spanish Steps with the Trinità dei Monti church. Next, take in more panoramic views of the city at the Pincio balcony and the People's Square. Finally, ride back to the characteristic alleys of the medieval city to reach Navona Square. Discover the scenographic Bernini's Fountain of the Four Rivers. At the end of the tour, marvel at Castel Sant'Angelo and Saint Peter's Basilica.

Fountains and Squares of Rome 2-Hour Walking Tour

9. Fountains and Squares of Rome 2-Hour Walking Tour

Explore the fanciful squares and fountains of Rome on a 2-hour walking tour that combines art and architecture with legends and ice cream! Start at the Piazza di Spagna at the base of the Spanish Steps. The 135 steps linked the historic Bourbon Spanish Embassy with the Trinità dei Monti church at the summit. Designed by the architects Francesco de Sanctis and Alessandro Specchi, the Piazza di Spagna includes the interesting Fontana della Barcaccia, a Baroque fountain in the shape of a half-sunken ship. Continue to the Trevi district to see Rome’s most famous fountain. Set against the Palazzo Poli, the Trevi Fountain attracts legions of pilgrims who throw a coin in the water to ensure that one day they will return to Rome. Walk on to the Pantheon, dedicated to the Olympian gods and one of the best preserved monuments of Ancient Rome. Once inside, you can marvel at the world’s largest non-reinforced concrete dome. Your next stop will be the Piazza Navona, built on the site of the Stadium of Domitian. Now one of the most elaborate of Rome’s Baroque squares, among its many highlights is Bernini’s Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi (Fountain of the Four Rivers). End at the Campo de’ Fiori (Field of Flowers), former site of a medieval market and used for public executions. In the center of the square you’ll see a bronze statue of the Dominican friar and philosopher Giordano Bruno, who was burnt at the stake for heresy in 1600.

Rome: Fountains, Vatican and St. Peter's Basilica

10. Rome: Fountains, Vatican and St. Peter's Basilica

Begin the day on the beautiful Spanish Steps, dominated by the church of Santissima Trinità dei Monti, and proceed to the Rococo opulence of the Trevi Fountain. Continue to the spectacular Pantheon, originally built to honor the seven deities of Ancient Rome. Featuring the largest brick dome in the history of architecture, the Pantheon is considered a forerunner of all modern places of worship, and is the most copied of all classical buildings. Stop for a rest and enjoy lunch at a typical Italian restaurant. Continue the tour in the afternoon, with a skip-the-line pass to enter the famed Vatican Museum, housing the most important art collection in the world along 7 kilometers of galleries and more than 1,400 rooms. Admire the statues, tapestries, and historical maps, including Michelangelo’s ceiling in the Sistine Chapel and masterpieces by Botticelli, Ghirlandaio, Pinturicchio and Perugino.

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What people are saying about Santissima Trinità dei Monti

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A fantastic experience, the guide Caterina charming and very attentive with the children. It is worth getting lost by bike in Rome, highly recommended!

Our guide was very friendly. We learned a lot of interesting things and had a good time. I recommend

Excellent guide full of information. Highly recommend tour. Cover a lot of ground during 2.5 hours.

Stefan was great! He took his time to us the Italian customs and all of the gems of Rome!

Wonderful walk around Rome with the very prepared and nice guide Barbara