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Panoramic Bus Tour of Rome from Civitavecchia Port

1. Panoramic Bus Tour of Rome from Civitavecchia Port

Head to Rome on a full-day guided panoramic tour of the Eternal City. You’ll be welcomed by your tour leader at the Civitavecchia port, where you’ll board a comfortable air-conditioned coach that will take you to one of the world’s most beautiful, artistic, and charming cities. The first stop is just a stone’s throw away from the Palazzaccio (Palace of Justice) in Piazza dei Tribunali. From here you can admire the most powerful and imposing castle ever built in Rome, Castel Sant’Angelo. Nearby you’ll marvel at magnificent St. Peter's Basilica from the top of Via della Conciliazione. Feast your eyes on the semi-circular colonnades that frame St. Peter's Square, designed and built by Bernini in the 17th century. Choose an optional tour of St. Peter's Basilica, with its Baroque and Renaissance facade that dominates the square and the skyline with its perfectly designed dome. Meet your tour leader at a designated point for the second part of the tour. You'll be driven on the bus for a panoramic ride along the streets near the Tiber, cross it near the Tiberine Island, see the Pyramid of Cestius, and the second largest Roman baths called the Baths of Caracalla. At the end of this amazing panoramic ride, you will stop in Via Petroselli, near the Theatre of Marcellus. When you reach the Capitoline Hill you'll see the beautiful Cordonata that leads to Piazza del Campidoglio. When you reach the Althar of the Fatherland, you will see the famous Via dei Fori Imperiali leading to the Coliseum. Then you'll be able to observe the Traian’s Forum, and continue to the Trevi Fountain where you can toss a coin into the water to ensure that you’ll return to Rome one day! Next on the itinerary is a break for a quick lunch or just an ice cream (gelato), if you prefer. Admire the incredibly well-preserved Pantheon, built as a temple with a massive dome. You may enter to see the tombs of Victor Emanuell II and Raphael. You’ll see Piazza Navona with the 4 Rivers Fountain by Bernini, before ending your visit to Rome and heading back to the Civitavecchia port.

Rome: Private Walking Tour with Gelato Tasting

2. Rome: Private Walking Tour with Gelato Tasting

Explore squares, temples, and ruins on this day trip to Rome with a local guide. Learn the history of the Eternal City as well as the secrets. Admire some of the most amazing highlights. Visit the must-see places in Rome as well as the hidden gems of the city.  Start the day by meeting your guide at the Fountain of the Tritons. Travel back in time with a view of the Circus Maximus, used for entertainment purposes in ancient times, and see Palatine Hill. Go to see the fake Colosseum, an ancient ruin that looks a lot like the Colosseum. Walk by ancient temples, see the famous Mouth of Truth, a spot immortalized by Audrey Hepburn in the film Roman Holiday.   Explore the Jewish Ghetto, a secret neighborhood that seems to have frozen in time. Cross the bridge, and stroll while you admire Tiber Island. Marvel at Trastevere, a magical neighborhood that combines bohemian and modern.  Taste a delicious Italian ice cream and go to the last stop, the beautiful Piazza di Santa Maria in Trastevere. Before saying goodbye, get recommendations for the most authentic places to eat and tips to have the time of your life in the Eternal City.

Rome: Temples, Squares & Markets Guided Walking Tour

3. Rome: Temples, Squares & Markets Guided Walking Tour

Explore some must-see places as well as the secret side of Rome with a local guide. Immerse in the history and culture of the city as you visit the Pantheon, Piazza Navona, the Jewish Ghetto, Campo de' Fiori, and more. Enjoy a tasting of traditional Roman street food. Start your walking tour at the Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola. Admire its frescoed ceiling and enjoy its baroque atmosphere. Stroll over to the Pantheon. Learn about the obelisks in Rome, some of which are thousands of years old and were brought from Egypt. Get a view of the beautiful square of Piazza Navona. Learn about the “talking statues”, a phenomenon that is quite unique to the city. Walk by ancient temples. See the Mouth of Truth, a spot forever immortalized by Audrey Hepburn in the film Roman Holidays. Find out why Rome is often compared with a lasagna. Explore Campo de Fiori Square and its local Food Market to sample some of its delicacies. Get your taste buds ready to try local street food, which the Romans call Supplì. Hear as your guide sheds light on authentic Italian food products. Take a stroll in the surrounding alleys and get to know the peculiar street names all over the area. Walk by some fascinating archaeological ruins and learn about the place where the Ides of March meant a terrible fate for Julius Caesar. Explore the unique Jewish Ghetto, a secret neighborhood that seems to have frozen in time, and has retained its authenticity. See the “fake Colosseum”, a lovely ancient ruin that resembles the Colosseum. Travel back in time for a view of the Circus Maximus and the Palatine Hill, the place that the rulers of the most powerful Empire once used to call home. Get to see the remains of the Imperial Palace. Cross the bridge and admire Tiber Island. Before saying goodbye to your local host, get recommendations for the most authentic places to eat, shop, and anything else you need to know to make the most of your trip to Rome.

Rome: Ancient Rome Private Half-Day Walking Tour

4. Rome: Ancient Rome Private Half-Day Walking Tour

Follow in the footsteps of popes, Roman emperors and gladiators on a 4-hour private walking tour of Rome and learn about life in the imperial city. Start at the Flavian Amphitheatre, better known as the Colosseum. Once able to seat up to 50,000 spectators, work on the immense theater began in 72 AD but wasn’t completed until 8 years later. Providing wild spectacles between man and beast, it was the most impressive of all the Roman arenas. Walk through the remains of the Roman Forum, where Romans spent time praying, trading, conversing with fortune tellers, electing their leaders, and even playing chess. Stroll from the Circus Maximus to Palatine Hill to see where Romulus and Remus were found by a she-wolf, and so began the story of Rome. Continue your walk through the Imperial Forums: Octavian Augustus, Caesar, and Trajan. Arrive in Piazza Venezia, where the man who wanted to be known as a new Caesar — Mussolini — addressed his speeches to the clapping crowd. It's also where the new kings of Italy built their memorial, the Victor Emanuel Memorial, also known as the Wedding Cake.

Rome: Private Sightseeing Walking Tour

5. Rome: Private Sightseeing Walking Tour

On your 5-hour guided walk you’ll take in the Aurelian walls, the Circus Maximus, and the Palatine and Aventine hills, where the story of Rome began. You’ll see the Coliseum from the outside, and the site of the Roman Forum that was the stage for years of triumphal marches, sacrifices, political meetings, elections, revolutions, and murders. Continue on to the Capitoline Hill and then Piazza Venezia, where you’ll see the Victor Emanuel and Unknown Soldier memorials, Mussolini's Balcony, and Napoleon's Palace. Walk with your guide to the Theater of Marcellus, the Mouth of Truth, the temples of Herculis and of Portunus, and the Trevi Fountain. Admire the Spanish Steps and visit the interior of the Pantheon. See Piazza Navona, Castel Sant’Angelo, and the Vatican. Marvel at the interior of St. Peter’s Basilica.  During the tour you’ll have time to stop, rest, and enjoy an ice cream, a coffee, or a drink.

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What people are saying about Temple of Portunus

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 650 reviews

Daniele was an excellent host. I got an extensive tour with a congenial and knowledgeable guide. He confirmed our tour the day before and showed up on time. He put a lot of thought into the routes we took fir the greatest visual impact, and planned the route so that the tour would end up as close to my hotel as possible. He had a lot of recommendations for other things to do in Rome, and in Italy. Highly recommend Daniele as a tour guide.

Very very very helpful Tour with Sergio. He just know what happened in Rome at any street corner and was happy to answer all of our 1000 questions that we had. Highly recommended for a deep dive in the Roman history. He also took us to a nice café and pizza place for short brakes.

Claudio was an excellent guide. He was very informative and gave us great insight into both history and modern life in Rome.

The tour was informative and the tour guide was knowledgeable. Tour was worth every Penny and very affordable.

The visit with our French guide Daniel went very well, we highly recommend it!