Explore the best of Baroque Rome on this half-day walking tour. Start at St. Peter's Basilica, admiring this grand church and the works of art it contains. Later, embark on a walking tour of Rome's most charming squares. See the famous Pantheon, Piazza Navona, and the well-known Trevi Fountain.
Begin your tour with a complimentary pick-up from your Central Rome hotel. Proceed to Saint Peter's Basilica, marveling at this lavish church which represents the pinnacle of Renaissance art and architecture. Next, venture out into the city for a walking tour of Rome's loveliest city squares. Stop at the legendary Pantheon and marvel at the beautiful Baroque landmarks of Navona Square and the Trevi Fountain.
First, head to Saint Peter's Basilica, one of the world's largest churches which dominates the skyline of Rome. One of the holiest sites to all of Christianity, St. Peter's Basilica is also the most renowned work of Renaissance architecture in existence. While here, bear witness to numerous masterpieces of Renaissance art, including Michelangelo's Pietà, perhaps the most famous Italian sculpture ever.
Next, venture out into the city for a walking tour of the best of Baroque Rome. Listen with intrigue as your knowledgeable guide shares with you the rich history and culture of Italy's Eternal City. Wander through some of Rome's most ornate town squares and marvel at some of the city's iconic monuments along the way.
Set out from the Vatican area and stroll through the bustling city streets of Rome toward Navona Square. Built on the site of the ancient Stadium of Domitian, this long open space is the city's most famous piazza, or square. A stunning, significant example of Baroque architecture, this ancient competition area is now home to two lovely fountains.
Continue your journey through history as your guide leads you past more quintessentially Roman sites. Make sure to have your camera out, because there will be a lot of great photo opportunities on our walk through Rome!
Before long, arrive at Piazza della Rotonda, the square which houses the prodigal Pantheon. An incredibly well-preserved relic of Ancient Rome, the Pantheon is known as the temple to the gods. It is an enduring testament to the quality of Roman architecture and engineering, as it remains the world's largest unreinforced concrete dome to this day.
End your tour at world famous Trevi Fountain, where you can toss in a coin and make wish, as per a longstanding tradition. After the tour, feel free to explore the quaint shops and little markets in the historic and accessible heart of Rome.
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
We suggest you wearing comfortable clothes and shoes. In summer, bring a bottle of water; in winter, don't forget an umbrella.
The pick-up is provided only for the hotels located in the centre of Rome, so it is important to communicate the name and address of the hotel where you are staying, to organize the service in the best way. The pick-up service starts 1 hour before the starting time of the activity: the exact time of your pick-up will be communicated after the booking.