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Rome: Trastevere & Campo de Fiori Street Food Walking Tour

1. Rome: Trastevere & Campo de Fiori Street Food Walking Tour

Trastevere is Rome’ beating heart, a vibrant neighbourhood filled with local favourite hangout spots, authentic restaurants and winery shops. Join our passionate foodie guide and immerse yourself in its enchanting history, taste and smells. Sample the best local street food classics, as pizza, suppli, gelato and traditional Roman sandwich, while meeting the truly “trasteverini”, the vendors and artisans who have been living and working there for generations. This delicious 2.5 h walking tour will show you the best bites of this buzzing area across the Tiber River. Explore the history of the ancient Byzantine style church Santa Maria in Trastevere, while savouring the crunchy Roman style pizza from the famous bakery since 1870. Visit one of Rome’s oldest outdoor market Campo de Fiori and find out the best places to grab a fresh handmade suppli (typical Roman rice balls). Cap off your culinary journey with the iconic artisanal gelato in the best local bar. Limited to 14 people, this tour offers a more personal sightseeing experience. Note: itinerary&tastings subject to change due to seasonal availability and local holiday

Rome: Castel Sant'Angelo and Riverboat Ride Combo Ticket

2. Rome: Castel Sant'Angelo and Riverboat Ride Combo Ticket

Immerse yourself in the wonders of Rome with an exclusive combo ticket. Enjoy admission to the Tiber River Boat Cruise and Castel Sant'Angelo on this fantastic journey of discovery through the ancient city of Rome. Embark on a delightful hop-on hop-off boat ride, exploring the city at your own pace while enjoying breathtaking views from the comfort of the boat. From the main boarding point, conveniently located near Castel Sant'Angelo, you can hop-off and embark on an enchanting journey through history. Step aboard your boat and be greeted by friendly staff ready to make your experience memorable. As the boat sets sail, glide along the picturesque Tiber River, passing under elegant bridges and admiring the stunning architecture that lines its banks. Sit back, relax, and let the gentle waves carry you through the heart of Rome. This hop-on hop-off service allows you the freedom to disembark at any of the conveniently located stops along the river, that are: - Isola Tiberina (Lungotevere degli Anguillara) - Ponte Sisto (Lungotevere dei Tebaldi) - Ponte Sant'Angelo (Lungotevere Tor di Nona) - Piazza del Popolo (Lungotevere in Augusta) Simply hop back on the boat to continue your journey once you have explored one of the listed sites. It's the perfect way to discover the city's most iconic landmarks, all from a unique perspective. When you've had your fill of the river, hop-off at the designated stop near Castel Sant'Angelo. This imposing fortress, originally built as a mausoleum, offers a fascinating glimpse into Rome's rich history. Ascend the fortress's ramparts and uncover its secrets as you explore the various rooms and corridors. Enjoy panoramic views of the city, including St. Peter's Basilica and the Vatican. It's a truly mesmerizing sight that will leave you in awe. Located just a stone's throw from the main boat boarding point, Castel Sant'Angelo is conveniently accessible, allowing you to seamlessly continue your journey through Rome's captivating past. Don't miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to combine the magic of a river cruise with the splendor of Castel Sant'Angelo. Grab your combo ticket today and let the wonders of Rome unfold before your eyes!

Rome's Dark Side: Ghosts and Legends Small Group Tour

3. Rome's Dark Side: Ghosts and Legends Small Group Tour

Rome’s history isn’t all just emperors and gladiators. As with any city, there’s plenty of hidden history that gives a completely different perspective, especially after the sun goes down. For every grand palazzo and opulent church, there can be a darker tale hidden behind the stones. Come along on a night-time stroll with our passionate storytelling guides to discover a history of Rome that could leave you chilled or amused, but definitely fascinated. Hear tales that include the execution of one of history’s best scientific minds, try and spot the ghost of a Count who cavorted with Marie Antoinette, and learn the incredible story of a woman known as ‘the female Pope’, who is said to haunt the bridge you’ll stand on. From the house of a notorious poisoner to a church with a rather macabre story to go with it’s grim decoration, explore the backstreets of the city, where you will discover the stories of a completely different side of Rome. Our guides are expert storytellers and passionate about their city, and guests both young and old will be left with lasting fascination for this very different history of Rome and her people.

Secrets of Rome: Historical True Crime Small Group Tour

4. Secrets of Rome: Historical True Crime Small Group Tour

Step back in time and uncover the hidden mysteries and dark secrets that lie beneath the cobblestone streets of Rome on our exclusive Historical True Crime Walking Tour. Starting in the bustling heart of Campo De' Fiori, this captivating journey will take you through the enchanting backstreets of the Eternal City, where each corner holds a tale of intrigue, betrayal, and scandal. Led by our expert storytellers and historians, this immersive small group (max 15 per group) tour is not just a stroll through history – it's a gripping adventure into the underworld of Rome's most notorious characters. From the fiery demise of the heretic philosopher Giordano Bruno in the Campo De' Fiori square to the clandestine activities of the enigmatic Cagliostro, you'll be transported to a time when the city's shadows whispered secrets. As you wander through the labyrinthine alleys, your guides will regale you with the scandalous stories of Donna Olimpia Maidalchini, the influential power player of 17th-century Rome, and Giulia Tofana, the notorious poisoner whose dark arts sent shockwaves through the city. No true crime tour of Rome would be complete without a nod to the infamous Borgias, a family synonymous with treachery and cunning. Hear tales of their Machiavellian plots, scandalous affairs, and the dark deeds that left an indelible mark on the city's history. But the intrigue doesn't end there. Walk in the footsteps of Beatrice Cenci, the tragic figure whose story is steeped in betrayal and tragedy. Explore the very streets where these historical figures lived, loved, and met their fates. Our guides are not just historians; they are expert storytellers who bring these tales to life with passion and flair. Prepare to be captivated as they transport you to a time of forbidden romances, political machinations, and heinous crimes. Join us on the historical true crime walking tour and unlock the captivating stories hidden within the city's ancient walls. Be entertained, informed, and enthralled as you discover the darker side of Rome's rich history. Book your ticket now for an unforgettable journey into the shadows of the Eternal City.

Rome Food Tasting with Wine Pairing and Tiber River Cruise

5. Rome Food Tasting with Wine Pairing and Tiber River Cruise

Rome Boat Tiber River Cruise, including an exclusive food tasting and wine pairing in a Roman cistern from the 1st century AD. Discover the most secret wine cellar in the heart of Trastevere, in an authentic Roman cistern from the 1st century AD. Enjoy some traditional Italian delicacies paired with a selection of excellent wines. Take a Roman cruise on the Tiber. Take a cruise on the Tiber River in Rome and let yourself be cradled and experience a moment, immersing yourself in the tranquility that this place can give you. You will be surprised and fascinated by the countless wonders you can admire during navigation. Once on board, from Castel Sant'Angelo, head towards the Tiber Island. On board the boat, you will cross the historic center of Rome. You will be able to admire some monuments and iconic places of the eternal city from a privileged and unique point of view: Castel Sant'Angelo, St. Peter's Basilica, Justice Palace, the Basilica del Sacro Cuore, the Tiber Island, the synagogue, the church of San Giovanni Dei Fiorentini, the Fontanone del Gianicolo, etc. and you will be able to see Ponte Sant'Angelo, Ponte Umberto I, Ponte Vittorio Emanuele II, Ponte Principe Amedeo, Ponte Giuseppe Mazzini, Ponte Sisto, Ponte Garibaldi, the roman bridges Ponte Cestio and Ponte Fabricio up close. For the Food-Tasting with Wine Pairing experience, it is suggested that you get off the boat at the pier of Tiber Island, which is only 700 meters from the Wine Cellar. Before or after your cruise on the Tiber, take advantage of the opportunity to experience a one-of-a-kind wine-food pairing while expert staff guide you to savor a selection of wines perfectly paired with delicious delicacies. The menu includes seasonal products. You will learn how to taste wine correctly and make the perfect pairing. We proudly present our cellar created in an ancient Roman cistern from the 1st century A.D. to live a unique experience in Trastevere, in the heart of Rome. Not only do we create culinary pairings with good wine, but we aim to give you a moment of relaxation in a welcoming environment rich in history. Our most important values are to harmonize the purity of taste and stimulate your taste buds. It is essential to know that the Fabullus winery has selected for you the products recognized by the slow food* presidium by small artisans who preserve the tradition and history of Italian gastronomy while respecting the environment and biodiversity. (dop, igp) Welcome to the Fabullus food and wine journey! A journey through the flavors of good food, from the north to the south of Italy: gorgonzola dop, Taggiasca olives, Parma ham dop, parmigiano reggiano, lardo di colonna dop, Bolognese mortadella dop, salami from the Marche, Tuscan “sciocco” bread dop, bacon of Amatrice, Veroli PGI bread, Roman focaccia, buffalo mozzarella from Campania, Moliterno PGI pecorino, Provolone del Monaco PDO, Podolica cow bresaola, PGI Crusco pepper,...etc and more!

Rome: Off-the-Beaten-Track Private Walking Tour

6. Rome: Off-the-Beaten-Track Private Walking Tour

Go off the beaten track and avoid the crowds on this private guided walking tour of Rome. Bring the saying “When in Rome, do as the Romans do” to life as you uncover city secrets and find on-trend bars. Meet your guide at the Ponte Sant’ Angelo at a time suited to you. Then, escape the usual tourist traps by keeping away from the crowds outside the Colosseum or Pantheon and strolling to hidden squares and local boutiques instead. As your stroll down picturesque streets you will barely notice that Rome is one of the most visited cities in Europe. Wander down quiet alleys in some of the oldest districts to find groovy bars and restaurants and a more authentic local culture. The tour can be tailored to your own pace and interests, but the suggested itinerary will take you to a cozy street full of small boutiques and on to a hidden library with a stunning garden. Local breweries will also be on the itinerary. Then, walk along streets full of local bars, and enter a beer café and brewery. Stroll across the Ponte Sisto to sit down in a square in the Trastevere and enjoy a gelato. Return to the city center via the Isola TIberina.

Rome: Trastevere and Roman Ghetto Guided Walking Tour

7. Rome: Trastevere and Roman Ghetto Guided Walking Tour

Our adventure begins at the charming Piazza Mastai, where you'll meet your expert guide and fellow travelers. This square sets the perfect tone for our exploration of the bohemian and vibrant streets of Trastevere. Our first stop is at Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere, home to the breathtaking Basilica of Santa Maria. Dating back to the 12th century, this architectural gem boasts captivating mosaics and a serene fountain at its center, leaving you mesmerized by its beauty. Next, we’ll reach Piazza Trilussa, a bustling square named after the great Roman satirical poet, Carlo Alberto Salustri, known as Trilussa. Here, you'll experience the vibrant local life, with street performers and a lively ambiance that showcases a part of Rome's culture. Afterward, we'll wander through the historic Campo de' Fiori, a square steeped in Roman history and vibrant market atmosphere. Venturing further into Rome's history, we enter the Jewish Ghetto, a place of profound cultural significance. The tales that echo through these streets are captivating, as the Jewish community here has thrived for centuries. Within the Ghetto, we encounter the Great Synagogue of Rome, an architectural marvel symbolizing strength and resilience. Our final destination is the Theater of Marcellus, an ancient Roman amphitheater dating back to 13 BC. Throughout this journey, you'll be captivated by the rich history, art, and culture of Rome, creating unforgettable memories as we explore its charming streets and architectural wonders.

Rome: River Cruise with Squares and Fountains Guided Tour

8. Rome: River Cruise with Squares and Fountains Guided Tour

Enjoy a combination of a 24-hour hop-on hop-off river boat ticket and a guided tour of Rome's main attractions. Discover the main features of the Eternal City with a guide specialized in art, history, and archaeology. Meet your tour guide at Trinità dei Monti above the Spanish Steps to enjoy a panoramic view of Rome. Leaving Piazza di Spagna, head into the heart of the historic center with a stop near the Trevi Fountain, hearing of the legends and myths surrounding it. Continue the tour up to the Pantheon, built as a temple dedicated to all the Olympian gods, whose dome has been the largest in the world since ancient times. Head to Piazza Navona, a vast square that has been used throughout history for theatrical events and festivals. See sculptural and architectural masterpieces of this elegant baroque square such as the Fountain of the Four Rivers by Bernini and the Church of Santa Agnese in Agone by Borromini. Make a stop to taste a local ice cream. Proceed through the hidden alleys of Rome, discovering a city within the city that is rich in history. Reach Ponte Sant'Angelo, built in the second century AD, enjoying a view of Castello Sant'Angelo, one of the oldest buildings in Rome. End your walking tour soaking in the magical atmosphere of the Ponte degli Angeli, in front of the Castel Sant'Angelo, located right next to the hop-on hop-off stop and the boarding point for your Tiber cruise.

Combo: Ara Pacis Museum and Hop-on Hop-off River Boat Ride

9. Combo: Ara Pacis Museum and Hop-on Hop-off River Boat Ride

Experience the best of Rome's historical charm with our exclusive combination ticket for the Ara Pacis Museum and a delightful Tiber River cruise. Immerse yourself in ancient art and modern comfort as you choose to embark on a journey starting at the museum or setting sail on the picturesque Tiber River first. Ara Pacis Museum: Discover Timeless Art and Culture: Step into the elegance of the Ara Pacis Museum, where the magnificence of ancient Roman art awaits. Open daily from 9:30 AM to 7:30 PM, the museum showcases the renowned Ara Pacis Augustae, an altar dedicated to Pax, the Roman goddess of peace. Marvel at intricate reliefs and captivating sculptures that narrate the rich history of the Roman Empire. Tiber River Cruise: A Relaxing Exploration: Embark on a leisurely river cruise along the Tiber, allowing the gentle current to carry you through Rome's heart. Operating daily from 10 AM to 6 PM, with departures every 30 minutes, the cruise offers an exquisite perspective of the city's iconic landmarks. Choose from four enchanting stops: -Isola Tiberina (Lungotevere degli Anguillara) -Ponte Sisto (Lungotevere dei Tebaldi) -Ponte Sant'Angelo (Lungotevere Tor di Nona) -Piazza del Popolo (Lungotevere in Augusta) Seamless Coordination for an Unforgettable Experience: With a convenient departure point directly adjacent to the Ara Pacis Museum, you can seamlessly transition from exploring captivating history to embracing the serenity of the Tiber River. Whether you start with the museum or embark on the cruise first, your experience will be a harmonious blend of art, culture, and relaxation. Book now and create your personalized journey through Rome's cultural heritage and natural splendor. Enjoy the freedom to explore at your own pace and uncover the city's treasures from two unique perspectives.

Rome: COMBO Dark Side Tour and Bone Crypts & Dark Centre

10. Rome: COMBO Dark Side Tour and Bone Crypts & Dark Centre

Discover the dark side of Rome on two guided walking tours conducted by knowledgeable and captivating storytellers. Be led into the heart of darkness, where the shadows of history dance with the flickering street lamps of Rome. PLEASE NOTE: These tours are both 2 hours long, with the option to take both in the same evening with an hour break in between, or on separate evenings. Our team will be in touch when you book to find out your preference. Delve into one of Rome’s most unique attractions at the Capuchin Crypts, home to an estimated 3,500 skeletons – some still standing and dressed, while some are recycled as decoration. Discover the hidden symbolism behind this rather macabre but fascinating spectacle. The tour then delves into the dark stories that linger in Rome’s city centre, from tragic Second World War events to the ghostly legends at some of Rome’s major highlights. You’ll discover the supposed inspiration for Sweeney Todd, and never look at the Trevi Fountain the same way again. Next, embark on the dark side tour, a night-time stroll that could leave you chilled or amused, but definitely fascinated. Hear tales that include the execution of one of history’s best scientific minds, and try and spot the ghost of a Count who cavorted with Marie Antoinette. Learn the incredible story of a woman known as ‘the female Pope’, who is said to haunt the bridge you’ll stand on. From the house of a notorious poisoner to a church with a rather macabre story to go with it’s grim decoration, explore the backstreets of the city, where you will discover the stories of a completely different side of Rome.

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Fiammetta was a fabulous tour guide. She took us to places I wouldn’t have stopped otherwise and they all were amazing. My favorite was the gelato and the pork sandwich. We went back to both the next day. Highly recommend!

We absolutely loved our guided tour! Our guide was clearly very knowledgeable but also very passionate! It was a great way to spend an evening!

loved the tour, Ivana was so engaging and friendly, the tour was so interesting and full of information. I would definitely recommend!

There were just the two of us in the tour so Gabriella was able to answer all my questions.

Ivana is a great energetic guide. Loved getting some insights from her. 100% recommend