Walking tour Pantheon - Fontana di Trevi - Piazza Navona e Happy Hour

A sacred and profane city, joyful and profound, noble and popular, where ancient and modern have become one.

Via dei Cestari, 21

Price

from € 33,00
3 hours

Description

A tour that will lead you to discover the most famous squares and fountains in Rome such as the Pantheon, the Trevi Fountain and Piazza Navona.

Let your guide reveal the hidden beauties of some of the most evocative churches of the eternal city such as Sant' Ignazio, San Marcello al Corso and the amazing undergrounds of the Basilica Santa Maria in via Lata.

End the day with an Happy Hour at a characteristic restaurant in Rome.

Advantages

  • Visit the most famous squares and fountains of Rome
  • Receive your ticket via email
  • Show your smartphone ticket
  • Cancellation up to 24 hours before the date of the tour

What’s included

  • Guided tour
  • Headsets
  • Entrance to the underground of the Basilica of Santa Maria in via Lata 
  • Happy Hour at the ShariVari Bistrot Restaurant
  • Vatican&Rome welcome and assistance
  • Booking fee

What’s not included

  • Access to the sites not included with the tour
  • Anything not expressly in "What's included"

Information and reception

  • The meeting point is at the ORP Info Point located in via dei Cestari, 21
  • It is mandatory to pre-book the date and time of the guided tour
  • It is necessary to arrive 15 minutes prior the booked time for the appropriate check-in procedures
  • Tour times: the tour is available at 15:30
  • Available days: Saturday and Sunday
  • Available languages: Italian and English (French, Spanish and German on request)
  • COVID 19 SAFETY MEASURES: always carry a mask- it is mandatory undergo temperature measurement - devices used by visitors is suitably sanitized - in order to avoid crowds, the number of visitors allowed is limited

The value of the experience

Rome develops on the Seven Hills and progressively extends into what was called the area of ​​the Campo Marzio, right from Mars, the God of war.

Due to its position, the Campo Marzio acquires ever more new relevance, with the first places of worship, theaters, thermal baths, gardens, stadiums. With the construction of the Pantheon, the Romans reach the highest levels of construction techniques. Great artists have contributed to the realization of the magnificence of these places, such as Bernini, Borromini, Caravaggio, Pietro da Cortona: Baroque Rome is born.

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The heart of Rome has always been a place of entertainment, where there is a good place to have dinner and to be with friends, or just to take a walk through the characteristic streets of the city center among fountains and places of suggestive beauty.

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Points of interest

The Basilica of Santa Maria in via Lata

The Basilica of Santa Maria in via Lata has ancient origins. Around the year 1000 there was a medieval church which was has been built on a primitive church of the VII-VIII century. Over the centuries it took on what today is its baroque appearance. T

Today this place preserves the memory of Saint Paul and in the left aisle you can admire a canvas that shows a rare story of the life of the Saint together with people he baptized here.

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Pietro da Cortona is one of the leading artists of this church as he excavated the foundations of the facade and discovered ancient undergrounds of inestimable value. The remains found date back to the 1st century AD. and were part of some remaining buildings, attributable to an ancient building.

According to the tradition, in one of these buildings Saint Peter was hosted first and then Saint Paul was welcomed during two years of imprisonment in Rome.

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Pantheon

The french writer Stendhal, who was in Rome at the beginning of the 19th century, in his book Passeggiate Romane wrote: the most beautiful remains of Roman antiquity is undoubtedly the Pantheon.

This temple has suffered so little that it appears to us as the Romans must have seen in their time. In fact we can admire one of the most magnifient buildings of Ancient Rome, which has come down to us perfectly preserved.

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Now a Christian church, is an unsurpassed achievement and testimony of the incredible constructive and organizational skills of the Roman people.

The renewed study of Roman architecture during the Renaissance meant that great artists, for the admiration they had for this monument, wanted to be buried here. Raffaello Sanzio is the best known, followed by Annibale Carracci, Baldasarre Peruzzi.

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Fontana di Trevi

One of the wonders of Baroque art in Rome and considered one of the most famous fountains in the world. The Trevi Fountain is a magical creation, which admirably blends water, architecture and sculpture. The theme of the fountain is the sea, in the center the God Ocean on a shell chariot pulled by two sea horses preceded by two tritons; a large cliff supports the colossal statues.

Next to Oceano, the statues of Abundance and Health. the water gushes out from numerous jets and flows from tub to tub.

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Around the pool a few steps allow visitors to enjoy the beauty of this unique fountain. Today a famous tradition has it that turning your back to the fountain and throwing a coin into the basin you can return to Rome. The coins collected by the Municipality of Rome are destined for charitable works.

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from € 33,00