Roman Fountains and Squares with Aperitif

Price: $208.00
Ages 3 and under are free.
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Summary
Shore Excursion Size ? Standard
Shore Excursion Type Active, Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration 6 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity Level ? Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? A 10 to 15 minute shuttle ride is required to reach your departure location.
Food/Beverage Provided Meal includes appetizer and main course with bottled water and a glass of wine.
Recommended Dress As you will be visiting inside a religious or memorial site, shoulders and knees must be covered. Please remember that no shorts, miniskirts or uncovered shoulders are permitted in any religious venue. Sensible, flat soled walking shoes, comfortable seasonal clothing, sunglasses, sunscreen and umbrella to protect you from rain are recommended.
Restrictions Participants must be able to step in and out of the vehicle and walk for approximately 1 to 2 miles over cobblestone, dirt, or uneven paths. There are steps at all locations visited on the tour. Guests should be in good physical health to take this tour. This tour is not wheelchair or walker accessible, and is not recommended for guests with mobility issues. Visitors could be asked an ID/Passport for security reasons, please make sure you have a valid one with you.

The excitement begins as you and your group are picked up from Civitavecchia and transferred to the Pantheon, the world's best preserved ancient Roman building. Your licensed guide will share all about its 2,000 year old journey from a building consecrated to all the gods to today's use as an active Roman Catholic Basilica. It is renowned for its Oculus, or opening, in the unsupported concrete dome's center permitting both sun and rain inside the building.

Continue through Rome's historic center to Piazza Navona, built on the ruins of the Emperor Domitian's stadium and lined with Baroque palaces and lavish cafes. Pause for a photo with Bernini's Fountain of the Four Rivers and be sure to throw a coin over your left shoulder into the iconic Trevi Fountain to guarantee your return to Rome!

Next, you will head to Campo di Fiori, a colorful food market by day that transforms into a sizzling hotspot at night. In nearby Piazza Farnese you will find Michelangelo's French Embassy as well as ancient Roman water basins serving as fountains originally from the Imperial Baths Of Caracalla. Cross over the Tiber River to the medieval world of Trastevere that was home to a thriving Jewish community until the Middle Ages.

Conclude your tour in square of Santa Maria in Trastevere, where you will discover the burial place of a few Popes plus some of the area's best wood carvings and Byzantine mosaic art. During your journey, you will stop at a local restaurant for a delicious meal with an appetizer and water or wine. This 6.5 hour cultural tour is the perfect introduction to Rome's historical city center for first timers! Tour order may vary between visits and is dependent upon local conditions. Book now.