DAY 1: ANCIENT ROME
We start our tour from the Colosseum, where gladiators and wild animals used to fight, to the Roman Forums where the ancient Romans spent a large part of their time. From Capitoline Hill, you will enjoy the best view over the Roman Forums!
We continue to Tiberine Island where the famous Sora Lella’s restaurant is located. Here we will walk through the Circus Maximus, famous for the Chariot Races. Palatine Hill, where the earliest settlements of the time of Romulus and Remus (8th b.c.) were located.
DAY 2: MEDIEVAL AND CATHOLIC ROME
The Roman Empire was sacked by barbarians in the 5th A.D..: this event marked the beginning
of the Middle Ages.
During this period Rome became almost deserted, where once the roman troops celebrated their triumphal marches now you could only see only cows, sheep, and wild animals.
We will visit Santa Prassede and Santa Pudenziana with their beautiful Byzantine mosaics, Trastevere and Campo Marzio.
During this period, Castel Sant’Angelo became a property of the Papacy and the refuge of Popes and Cardinals. In the Old Jewish Ghetto, at the Trattoria “Sora Margherita”, you can taste the typical Roman food.
DAY 3: THE RENAISSANCE, BAROQUE, ETC…
Today we visit the Vatican Museums.We will visit St. Peter’s Basilica, the symbol of Christianity, the Palaces, Squares, and Fountains built by the different Popes to show their power: Palazzo Farnese, Piazza Navona, etc…
Campo de Fiori is one of the most popular and trendy squares full of cafes.
We finish our tour at the Chiesa del Gesù, Piazza SS. Apostoli, Via del Corso, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps and Piazza del popolo.