Off the Beaten Path Semi-Private Group Tour

Rome, Italy

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icon2 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Overview

Experience the local side of Rome!

Escape the crowded & hectic tourist scene and let us show you a side of Rome that most tourists never get to experience. Starting at the true site of Julius Caesar’s assassination, we will walk across picturesque piazzas, through the virtual labyrinth of the Jewish Ghetto, and over a 2,000 year old bridge onto the Tiber Island. We end the tour in the quaint and lively section of Rome known as Trastevere. When in Rome, do as the Romans do!

Whether you have been to Rome before & have that “been here, done that” feeling or whether this is your first time & you feel it is important to experience a new place through the eyes of the locals - then this tour is for you! Let us walk you through real neighborhoods and show you sites that most tourists only ever see when they get lost looking for their top 10 attractions.

Small Group Guaranteed!!! All of our groups have a maximum of 8 adults/youths/children, with an average of only 4-6 people!

Professional Guide
Fluent English-Speaking Guide
Gratuities/Tips
Hotel Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Food & Drinks

Departure Point

Piazza dei Calcarari, 3, 00186 Roma RM, Italy

Departure Time

5:00 PM

Return Details

Piazza di Santa Maria in Trastevere, 00153 Roma RM, Italy
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Largo di Torre Argentina
Learn about the following topics: - Discovery of the ruins - Significance of the temples - The death of Julius Caesar - The Cat Sanctuary
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Campo de' Fiori
Learn about the following topics: - The history and current uses of the square. - The life and death of Giordano Bruno
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Piazza Farnese
Learn about the following topics: - The Farnese Family - The largest single family palace in Rome and the toll its construction took. - Antonio de Sangallo - Michelangelo - The Baths of Caracalla
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Via Giulia
Learn about the following topics: - Pope Julius II and the construction of the road. - The Church of Santa Maria in Prayer & Death - Michelangelo's Bridge - Etc.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Palazzo Spada
You will learn about: - The Spada Family and their amazing Palace. - Borromini's Perspective Gallery Please note, this tour enters only into the courtyard of the Palace and does not enter into palace's museum/gallery.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Chiesa della Santissima Trinita dei Pellegrini
Learn about the Church of the Pilgrims.
Duration: 2 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Chiesa di San Paolo alla Regola
Learn about the Church of the House of St. Paul
Duration: 1 minute
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Ministry of Justice
While passing by this building, you will learn about the Ministry of Justice and the headquarters of the Peneteniary Police.
Stop At:  
Jewish Ghetto
We will spend some time walking through the Jewish Ghetto. While in this quarter, we will make a handful of stops in order to discuss the following sites/topics: - The Cenci Family - Monte de Cenci - The formation, history, and desegregation of the Ghetto. - St. Mary who Cried - Conversion Churches - October 16, 1943 and the deportation to the concentration camps.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Fontana delle Tartarughe
While in Piazza Mattei we will discuss the Turtle Fountain, Bernini, the Mattei Family, and the Mattei palaces.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Portico of Octavia
We will discuss the Portico d'Ottavia, Theater of Marcellus, and the Emporer Augustus.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Tempio Maggiore di Roma
We will discuss the main Synagogue of Rome.
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Ponte Fabricio
We will walk over the oldest, still-functioning, bridge in Rome.
Stop At:  
Isola Tiberina
While on the Tiber Island, we will discuss: - The history of the Island - The Temple of Asclepius - The oldest place of practicing medicine in the world - The death of St. Sebastian
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Ponte Rotto
We will discuss the oldest bridge in Rome as well as the new bridge that replaced it - affectionately known as the English Bridge.
Duration: 3 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Trastevere
We will make numerous stops throughout this bohemian quarter to discuss its history, architecture, and culture. In addition, you will see where Dante lived while he was in Rome and hear the salacious story of Raphel and his mistress.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Santa Maria in Trastevere
We will end in the heart of Trastevere, in front of the main basilica of this quarter.
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Please note that if you are between the age of 18 and 25, you must present a valid Student ID to qualify for the "Youth" price. If you do not have a valid student ID, you will be charged the difference between the "Youth" price and the "Adult" price. This will be payable in cash, at the start of the tour.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers

Cancellation policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.Learn more about cancellations.

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