This walking tour is the perfect way to get to know the Eternal City. Rome's incomparable works of art and ancient buildings are sure to provide a unique insight into the city and its culture. In between sightseeing, there is an option to stop for a delightful Italian lunch before continuing on your exploration of the city.
- Eternal Rome
- Lunch in a typical restaurant
- Imperial Rome
We head from the Piazza Esquilino bus terminal to Republic Square to view the Fountain of the Nymphs, sculptured by Mario Rutelli and lauded by Mussolini as the exaltation of eternal youth and the capital's first salute to art.
The tour continues on to Via Veneto, the street made famous by Fellini's 1960 film La Dolce Vita. These days, it draws many tourists charmed by the many open-air cafes that line the sidewalks.
Throwing coins into the Trevi Fountain is a must for every visitor. It is said that a visitor is sure to return to Rome if he makes a wish at the fountain, recognized as the biggest and most significant Baroque fountains of Rome.
The tour also stops at the Pantheon, a prime architectural wonder of Ancient Rome. Studied by Michelangelo, it is the burial place of Raffaello and Italian Kings.
The last stop is Navona Square. Once a stadium built by Caesar Domiziano in 92 AD, it is now known as the Square of the Artists and for Bernini's Four River's Fountain.
After lunch, the tour first stops at Piazza Venezia, Rome's Historical Center where visitors can view "The Vittoriano" the altar dedicated to the King Vittorio Emanuele II in 1911.
The tour's second stop is at the Capitol Square. Michaelangelo's Renaissance palace built on the ruins of the Acropolis and dating back to the 16th century is now the seat of the city government. The square is marked by several notable works of art, among them the two colossal statues of Castor and Pollux that stand guard on the magnificent staircase leading to the palace.
The Roman empire's political, military and social center is the Roman Forums. The oldest and most significant buildings of the empire are usually located in the Forum. These days, the ruins of the Forum consists of the Temple of Julius Caesar, Basilica Emilia, the Arch of Titus and the Holy Road
The tour also visits Rome's greatest amphitheatre built by the Emperor Vespasian in 72 AD - the Colosseum. The last stop is the Basilica of San Pietro in Vincoli that houses Michelangelo's masterpiece, the statue of Moses.
- Meet at Piazza Esquilino bus terminal
- Republic Square
- Via Veneto
- Trevi Fountain
- The Pantheon
- Navona Square
- Piazza Venezia
- Capitol Square
- The Roman Forums
- Temple of Julius Caesar
- Basilica Emilia, the Arch of Titus and the Holy Road
- The Colosseum
- The Basilica of San Pietro in Vincoli
- Guided tour of Rome
- Services of a qualified experience guide
- Lunch with drinks (depending on option)
- Personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities
- Optional activity costs
- The tour breaks for lunch before resuming the Imperial Rome Tour.
- This is a walking tour. Comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended.
- Accompanied children under 2 are carried free of charge.
- View hotel pick-up schedule. Pick-up times are approximate and may change depending on the traffic situation. Pick ups are made with a variety of vehicles. Please note that you may have to change coaches.
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