This Roman walking tour is a charming adventure through Italy's capital. Follow your guide to historic castles and through luxurious shopping centers as you live like a true Roman for the day.
You'll begin your Rome day tour at the Spanish Steps, where you'll meet your guide and head to the beautiful Barcelona Fountain. Walk along the luxurious shopping area of Via Condotti, where you can window shop at famous stores like Armani, Gucci, and Prada. Continue to the renowned Trevi Fountain, where you can throw a coin (or three) into its waters and wish to come back to Rome one day. Travel to the historical area of Piazza Colonna, where you can see where the Italian government conducts business in the House of Parliament.
After all the walking, it will be time for a break at a local gelateria, where you can purchase Italy's famous frozen dessert that is offered in countless flavors. Next, you will follow your guide to the Church of Sant'Ignazio. Though not as famous as other local churches, the Church of Sant'Ignazio will dazzle you with its unique architecture and optical illusions. You will then travel to one of the most famous landmarks in Rome, the Pantheon. Tour its magnificent 7th century interior, including an impressive and awe-inspiring dome.
Close by is a local cafe where you can sit back, relax, and purchase a shot of Italian espresso. After your caffeine fix, your guide will lead you to the beautiful Palace Madama, a Renaissance-built palace that now seats the Italian Senate. Finish your Rome tour at the statue of Pasquino and then at an encoteca, a local wine bar, with a selection of over 3,000 wines. This Rome walking tour is the ideal way to spend your time in Italy's magnificent capital.
Please Note: This tour takes place in Rome. Guests on ships docking in Civitavecchia will need to make their own way to Rome from Civitavecchia (approximately 50 miles away) at their own expense. There is train service from nearby train stations, and the average trip takes approximately 90 minutes each way. Your cruise ship may offer a shuttle to a nearby station.