Hidden Gems of Rome - walking tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

297026


Categories

Museums / Culture, Local Experience, City

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Italian (fluent)

Off the beaten path with the qualified guide Marisa


If you have already been in Rome, or if you like going off the beaten path, follow me in the discovery of the untouched Rome.
We'll start with the area around the Tiber River, the Island, where in the ancient time there was a Temple for the God of Medicine, Esculapio.
Then we'll walk accross one of the most genuine area of Rome, the Jewish District when you'll learn about the local jewish community and its life during centuries.

After, we'll see the Forum Boarium, two Repubblican shrines totally preserved (temple of Hercules and Portunus).
If you're interested, we can line to pose with the Mouth of the Truth :)
Finally we'll climb the Aventine Hill, famous for its gardens and churches, ending in the lovely Gardens of Oranges. (during spring we can visit even the Garden of Roses)

Additional sites to request before the booking: Church of Santa Sabina or Circus Maximus excavations (limited schedule)

Itinerary

Tiber Island
River Banks
Jewish Ghetto
Theather of Marcellus
Forum Boarium
Circus Maximus
Aventine Hill (Garden of Oranges)

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: at the Tiber Island. I'll meet you at the obelisk in front of the Church Basilica of San Bartolomeo (Piazza San Bartolomeo all'Isola) I'll send you more details after the booking (photos and map).

End Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 3 hours 30 min.

-This is a walking tour so timing is very flexible, may change depending from your pace, level of interest and additional sites visited.

-This tour is totally outdoor. Tour is provided even in case of light rain since we can use umbrellas and raincoats. In case of a thunderstorm we can choose together to change the itinerary or the date of the tour

Transportation

walking

What’s Included

Other: a walking tour with a licensed tourist guide of Rome

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 Euro - Gelato, coffee

What’s Extra

Other: taxi from/to your hotel
food
drinks

Please write me to have a custom tour if you're more than 6 guests. There are extra costs and a different timing due to the compulsory rent of an headset system. (MAX 12 pax)

Restrictions

I'm not a driver. I provide WALKING tours, with a special focus on Art and Archaeology. If needed, we can take cabs or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.

A Recent Review of this tour

Marisa was informative, warm, and tolerant of our millions of questions and follow-up questions. We felt immensely well educated and also really enjoyed hanging out with Marisa, who is lovely. We highly recommend her for her expertise as an archaeologist and personality as a tour guide.
Daniel Berger-Jones

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Private tour guide Marisa

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