Best of Rome City Historical Tour
Once the center of the ancient world, a primary city during the Renaissance, and now an epicenter of history and culture, there is no shortage of sites to visit in Rome. Which for many, can be quite overwhelming. Rome is a city filled with layers of history and what better way to dive into the depths of it than in the company of an expert, local guide. Stroll through Rome’s charming, cobblestone streets as you stumble upon some of the city’s famed sites, while also gaining incredible insight.
Highlights of the Best of Rome Historical Walking Tour:
Understanding Rome’s Historical Context –
Rome is a city meant to be explored by foot. Follow the lead of your local guide through the winding back streets and experience the complete charm of Rome. Begin in the center of Rome’s historic district at Piazza Venezia, where you can witness and understand the connection between the ancient and modern-day city. Marvel at Trajan’s column and the once private forum of Emperor Trajan. From here, set off to witness the world-renowned masterpieces of the Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps, and to discover their untold stories. Finally, wrap up your city walking experience with one of the world’s most spectacular wonders, the Pantheon. Before finally ending in Rome’s most beautiful and grandiose square, Piazza Navona, where Bernini’s Fontana dei Quatro Fiumi (Four Rivers Fountain) is centered.
Local Guide & Exclusive Insight –
In the company of your knowledgeable guides, take advantage of their local insight and historical training. Don’t be shy to ask questions as you stop between some of Rome’s most famous sites, as well as the hidden gems along the way. Utilize their wealth of knowledge to gain a further understanding of Rome’s rich history, culture, and even additional sightseeing and cuisine recommendation.
Complete Rome City Experience –
Get the chance to explore the Eternal City in the company of not only a local but with someone who has incredible insight. Unlike most tourists, get the chance to visit the renowned historical and cultural sites in Rome while also gaining a new perspective on the city at each stop along the way. Especially for those with a limited time in Rome, this is an incredible way to gain a deeper awareness about Rome’s 2,000-year-old history, the people who shaped it, and how it has evolved into the city it is today.
Tour Details –
- Duration: 2.5 hours
- Meeting Point: Piazza Venezia??
- Sites Visited: Piazza Venezia, Trajan’s Markets, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Piazza del Popolo
- Included: historical guide, gelato
- Private Best of Rome Walking Tours are available upon request
Tips for Travelers –
- Wear comfortable walking shoes, as this tour entails 2.5 hours of walking and being on your feet.
- During the summer months, please come hydrated and properly fed to avoid any heat-induced sickness.
- Arrive at the meeting point at least 10 minutes prior to the tour start time.