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Rome: City Tour by Golf Cart with Gelato

1. Rome: City Tour by Golf Cart with Gelato

Give your feet a rest and discover Rome in a unique way on this golf cart tour through the city. See the city's biggest highlights, like the Colosseum, Piazza Navona, the Trevi Fountain, St. Peter's Square, and more. Your guide will drive you around, so all you have to do is sit back and enjoy the sights. Enjoy short stops at some of the sites and take in the city as you drive by. Highlights: Spanish Steps (Piazza di Spagna) Populo Square (Piazza del Popolo) Mausoleum Emperor Augustus Trevi Fountain (Fontana di Trevi) Pantheon Navona Square (Piazza Navona) St. Peter's Square (Piazza San Pietro) Gianicolo Hill Fontana Acqua Paola Piazza Venezia Victor Emanuele II Monument & Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (Vittoriano) Column of Trajan (Colonna Traiana)

Rome: E-Bicycle Tour

2. Rome: E-Bicycle Tour

Ride through the city of Rome to discover the many highlights and famous landmarks including the Colosseum, Trevi, Navona, Vatican Square, and many hidden spots that are waiting to be explored. Be welcomed by your guide who will give you recommendations for a safe tour and will describe the itinerary. Visit the most important squares: Piazza Navona, Piazza del Popolo, Piazza di Spagna, Piazza di San Pietro, in front of the most important Fountains: on the Spanish Steps, Trevi, and Four Rivers. Stop in front of the amazing monuments such as the Colosseum, Pantheon, the ruins of Circus Maximus, and the Keyhole of Rome with the panoramic terrace of a beautiful garden on top of the Aventine hill. The tour will end at the same place as the meeting point.

Rome Pasta-Making Class: Cook & Dine with a Local Chef

3. Rome Pasta-Making Class: Cook & Dine with a Local Chef

There’s nothing quite like a home-cooked Italian meal, especially when it has been prepared with the help of a professional chef and when you get to enjoy it on a beautiful private space in Rome. This is an experience that’s typically reserved for the real Romans, but now you can experience it too on this 3-hour activity. You’ll meet the chef in the charming Trastevere neighborhood, and you’ll be greeted with Prosecco and snacks, the perfect aperitivo to get the class started. The itinerary for the lunchtime class is slightly different. You will meet your chef at the meeting point and visit a traditional local market to shop for the ingredients for your meal. Soon it will be time to learn how to make pasta from scratch. If you want to make authentic Italian food at home, this is the number 1 skill to learn. The chef will guide you and the members of your small group through the hands-on process. Feel free to ask about anything related to food or Rome! This is your chance to learn how to cook and eat like a local. Finally, it will be time to eat. Enjoy your home-cooked pasta, along with some fine Italian wine. By the end, you won't be leaving with just a pleasant memory, but also with the know-how for making an authentic Italian dish to impress friends and family back home!

Rome: Traditional Food Tour and Wine Tasting

4. Rome: Traditional Food Tour and Wine Tasting

Eat your way through the "Eternal City" on a guided walking tour of Rome. Feel the lively atmosphere as you make your way from Campo de’ Fiori to the Trastevere with plenty of wine and street food. Meet your guide at the perfect spot for a tour focused on food and wine, and sample a selection of artisanal salamis from Italy, paired with your first taste of the country’s fine wines. Stroll through the city center as your guide divulges its strange and wonderful history. Then, nourish yourself with some local cheese at an historic shop that sells cheeses of various Italian origins. Sample another glass of carefully selected wine and try the authentic Roman specialty of baccalà fritto (fried salted cod). Continue with a tasting of 2 other typically Roman foods: pizza "by the slice" and supplì (rice balls). Visit eateries that specialize in the production of these scrumptious treats to experience new taste sensations and unforgettable aromas. Digest all your delicious food samples on a stroll to supper in one of the coziest restaurants in the Trastevere district. Known for the quality of its food, this quarter is considered to have the best restaurants in Rome. Enjoy an exquisite Roman antipasto and 2 first courses, accompanied by 2 different Italian wines of protected production and origin. Finally, try some locally made Italian ice cream in flavors typical of a famous gelateria to complete your immersive journey into Italian cuisine.    

Rome: New Liberty 125cc Scooter Rental (1-7 Days)

5. Rome: New Liberty 125cc Scooter Rental (1-7 Days)

Rent a nippy 125cc New Liberty scooter and explore Rome at your own pace. Available for rental periods of 12 hours to 7 days, the mopeds will let you discover the “Eternal City” like a local, and can even get you out to the surrounding Lazio countryside. Collect your moped and helmets at Termini Station. Each bike comes with 2 helmets, safety locks, a top case, and insurance for your comfort and convenience. Discover the freedom of the road as you zip about Rome’s traffic-clogged streets. Discover what it’s like to find hidden corners on your own terms. There is no better way to explore the Italian capital, with rental periods of 12 hours, 24 hours, 48 hours, 72 hours, and 7 days. 

Rome: Family-Friendly Pizza Master Class

6. Rome: Family-Friendly Pizza Master Class

Join in the historical part of town near Navona Square in a little authentic Pizzeria with a real stone oven. Your pizza chef and his staff will introduce you to the magical art of how to make your favorite pizza. You will learn how to prepare properly, roll and squeeze the dough before your chef helps you to put it into the oven. Then sit down and enjoy your delicious creation. Stay as long as you like. You will be led through the miraculous process of how to make one of the most delicious foods of our time out of only three ingredients. Of course you can use as many toppings as you like. After a fun afternoon of making your own pizza, and picking out your favorite ingredients, you'll become your own chef and taste your self made pizza in the early evening.

Rome: Personal Travel and Vacation Photographer

7. Rome: Personal Travel and Vacation Photographer

Create a unique souvenir of your time in Rome during a photo shoot with a professional photographer. Benefit from an itinerary that will be tailored to your requirements, whether you are visiting for a family getaway, a romantic trip, or break with a group of friends.  Book the package that suits you, and then meet your photographer at a pre-agreed location. Enjoy the journey as they capture the magic on their camera. Visit 1 or more locations, depending on the option booked, to get a contemporary and candid photo document of your time in the city. The photographers are hand-picked and highly experienced, with local knowledge so that you can experience the city like an old friend. Receive a link to your password-protected online gallery within 5 working days of the experience to download your edited photos for free. Look back over your time in the Eternal City with fond memories that are sure to last a lifetime.

Rome: Espresso, Gelato and Tiramisù Tasting Tour

8. Rome: Espresso, Gelato and Tiramisù Tasting Tour

Enjoy a mid-morning walking tour of Rome and experience the city through its legendary coffee and gelato culture. Traveling in small groups of no more than 15 people, stroll through the center of Rome and discover the best places to enjoy tiny cups of espresso, scrumptious slices of tiramisu, and scoops of the most flavorsome ice-creams in town. Discover the secrets of artisanal Italian gelato, and learn how to distinguish a good one from a bad one. Stop at famous coffee shops and gelaterias, such as Sant’Eustachio, Tazza d’Oro, Gunther gelateria, and Emporio. Commentary will be provided by an expert foodie guide and includes details of any food events taking place at the time of your visit. Get an introduction to selected specialties in artisan shops and learn how to order a coffee in Italy so that you can continue your coffee addiction alone. Visit popular and elegant coffee shops, learning about coffee from the bean to the roasting process. Visit an amazing gelato store and taste gourmet creations by a famous gelato chef. Indulge your senses while learning all the secrets to make and distinguish a top gelato from the others. No worries about caffeine or alcohol, this tasting tour is suitable for kids, not coffee-drinkers, no alcohol drinkers and can be customised for gluten free foodies.

Rome: Highlights City Walking Tour

9. Rome: Highlights City Walking Tour

Admire Rome's most popular monuments and bustling piazzas on a 3-hour guided walk. Experience 2,000 years of history come to life in the historic center! Meet your personal guide at your hotel and head out together on this fantastic journey. Explore the Pantheon, the temple dedicated to all divinities. This magnificent building is considered the most well-preserved ancient temple in the world. Michelangelo was so impressed with the architecture of the Pantheon that he when he saw it for the first time, he proclaimed it of angelic, rather than human, design. Take a walk through bustling Piazza Navona, perhaps the most beautiful square in Rome, home to 3 magnificent fountains, including the famous Fountain of the 4 Rivers by Bernini. Piazza Navona is also one of the liveliest squares of Rome, and boasts a number of quaint outdoor restaurants and cafés. According to historical records, the piazza was transformed into a naumachia, where sea battles took place in the 7th and 8th centuries, and it is also said that chariot races once took place here as well. Learn about Roman politics and the city’s Talking Statues. These 5 famous statues were once used by citizens to anonymously protest the pope or the Roman government and leak out secrets of corruption not meant for public ears.  Toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain, the largest and best-known fountain in Rome, to ensure that you will return to Rome one day. Learn the secrets that the fountain holds. Visit the Spanish Steps, and take in the magnificent views of Rome from the top of the steps. At the base of the steps you’ll find Via Condotti, the 5th Avenue of Rome, where all the world's top designers have set up shop. You’ll also have a chance to get plenty of tips from your local guide on where to shop, where to eat, and ideas of what to do on your own time. 

Rome: Bike Rental

10. Rome: Bike Rental

Discover the city of Rome by bike and spare your feet! Climb the 7 hills on a comfortable bike and cycle through the narrow streets, going from highlight to highlight in an easy and fast way. Our agile Trekking bikes come with a sturdy front suspension fork and at least 24 gears. The E-City Bike and E-Mountain Bike run on smooth and reliable Bosch or Yamaha electric motors. All are equipped with anti-puncture tires and comfortable saddles. This will make your ride down the cobblestone roads or along the uneven ancient Appian Way an easy, safe and fully enjoyable experience.

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What people are saying about Centro Storico

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 1,976 reviews

This was the BEST cooking class I’ve ever taken, and I’m a tough critic, the chefs shared so much information and helped you feel comfortable and good about cooking, it is also the best meal I’ve ever made, they were funny, fun, and generous about sharing knowledge about the different regions, I left full and happy and this makes me feel better about cooking w confidence!

This was such a wonderful experience. Mario, our tour guide, was friendly, warm, knowledgeable, flexible, and fun. The bikes were comfortable and easy to maneuver. I highly recommend this tour for seeing Rome, whether you are touring the traditional highlights or you let Mario show you hidden gems. This was an excellent experience.

I can only recommend It's really worth every euro A great guide with a lot of knowledge and commitment The food was super tasty and not run-of-the-mill

Great way to see the highlights of Rome in the hot weather. Guide also has a great sense of humour.

Great tour! Amazing way to see Rome come alive at night!