Ghosts & Talking Statues Evening Bike Tour

Rome: Ghosts & Talking Statues Evening Bike Tour

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4 hours
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English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese

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What You'll Do
  • Cycle through Piazza di Spagna, haunted by the ghost of the English poet John Keats
  • Learn about the ghosts of Beatrice Cenci and Olimpia Pamphili
  • Hear what Rome's talking statues will tell you
In addition to its traditional thousand-year-old history Rome has an eerie and magical side, as you’ll learn on this evening bike tour. Hear about beheadings and ghosts and visit talking statues, experiencing the city from a very different perspective.
What to Expect
Discover the secrets of Rome on a 4-hour evening bike tour that’s available in your choice of several languages.

Learn about the beheading of Beatrice Cenci at Castel Sant’Angelo. According to the legend, her ghost still roams its bridge. Continue on to Piazza del Popolo, the site of a deconsecrated cemetery.

Beware of the ghost of Olimpia Pamphili that is said to ride across Piazza Navona on a chariot towed by black horses. Experience the unreal atmosphere of Piazza di Spagna, haunted by the ghost of the English poet John Keats, and by the ghost of Emperor Nero and the wild beasts of the Coliseum.

You’ll also hear the folk tales and stories that surround the so-called talking statues. In the past, several statues located in the alleys of the Eternal City were used to hang satirical poems attacking the powerful popes and emperors.

For this reason, they were called talking statues, as they often gave rise to distant dialogues, or pasquinate. Pasquino is the most famous talking statue in Rome, and on this tour you will discover many more of them.

The tour includes stops at:
• Colosseo
• Foro Romano
• Campidoglio
• Statua di Marforio
• Statua di Lucrezia
• Piazza di Spagna
• Statua del Babuino
• Piazza del Popolo
• Via del Corso
• Statua del Facchino
• Pantheon
• Piazza Navona
• Piazza di Pasquino e Sant’Andrea della Valle
• Statua dell'Abate Luigi
• Campo de' Fiori
• Ponte Sant’Angelo e Castel Sant’Angelo
• Portico d’Ottavia
What's Included
  • High-quality trekking bike
  • Helmet and chain lock
  • Tour leader
  • Aperitif served near the Colosseum with a great view
  • Insurance liability
  • Free bike seat for infants aged 0-4 years
What's Not Included
  • Meal for infants 0-4 years (to be paid on the spot - maximum EUR 15)
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point

Meet at Via Ostilia 29, a few meters from the Coliseum and a short walk from the Colosseo Metro station (Line B). (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• All participants must bring a valid ID
• Infants should be booked with a minimum of 2 adults

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