Rome: Circus Maximus, Caracalla Bath, and Aventine Hill

Rome: Circus Maximus, Caracalla Bath, and Aventine Hill

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Be amazed while walking through the Bath of Caracalla, which was the second-largest thermal bath in Ancient Rome. Discover the Maximus Circus, the greatest chariot racing stadium and one of seven hills of Rome, the Aventine Hill.

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  • Learn about the history of the fabulous Bath of Caracalla while walking inside and under the ancient original arches of the thermal baths
  • Feel the grandeur of the Maximus Circus while your guide will bring alive the racing of the chariots by revealing its art and history
  • Follow up your guide to one of the seven hills of Rome, the Aventine Hill
  • Look through the keyhole and admire the perfect perspective view of the St. Peter's Basilica
  • Learn the arts and facts of the Basilica of St. Sabine with its beautiful frescoes and mosaics
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Be welcomed by your professional and licensed guide at the Bath of Caracalla where your small group tour starts. Your guide will give you a full description of the Bath of Caracalla while walking inside this wonderful ancient second largest thermal bath of Rome. This building is among the most monumental and imposing archaeological complexes of the entire Imperial epoch. Continue by visiting the Maximus Circus. This grand stadium was a chariot racetrack in Rome first constructed in the 6th century AD. The Circus was also used for other public events such as the Roman Games and gladiator fights and was last used for chariot races in the 6th century AD. Terminating this part of the tour, your guide will lead you up to one of the seven hills of Rome, Aventine Hill. The Aventine Hill is best-known to visitors for its magnificent views over the city, but there are also some interesting sights, including several churches and a couple of gardens. Then move to the famous keyhole where St. Peter's Basilica can be seen. St. Peters Dome is perfectly centered in the view from the keyhole. Finally, admire the wonderful and unique view over Rome from the Orange Garden Terrace and see how St. Peter's Dome dominates the skyline of the city.
  • 3-hour small-group tour with a maximum of 13 guests per guide
  • Admission fees to the Circus Maximo and the Bath of Caracalla
  • Headsets to hear your guide during the tour
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Great experience

    Highly recommended! The Caracalla thermal baths are an absolute insider tip. Practically nothing going on, so a very relaxed but absolutely interesting tour.

    September 18, 2019

    The tour is canceled, unfortunately we were only informed at the meeting point.

    October 6, 2019

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