A private walking tour towards a unusual side of Rome off the beaten track that most tourists never get to experience!
As tourist guide my task is to reveal you not only the most evocated landmarks but, above all, the secret jewel-case of the Eternal City, that means the less visible treasures and all the unusual and less-frequented sites, the Rome off the beaten track!
Starting with the enchanting beauty of the AVENTINE hill, the "hill of the poetry", a unusual side of Rome that most tourists never get to experience, we will admire the breathtaking view over Rome afforded by the GARDEN OF ORANGES, one of the most suggestive and "secret" place of the Eternal City and the stupendous church of Santa Sabina (5th-century).
Once being discovered the fascination of the Aventine hill, we will head the JEWISH GHETTO (considered the most ancient of the western world), then the TIBERINA ISLAND before concluding our pleasant walking tour in the picturesque roman medieval neighborhood of TRASTEVERE!
> Aventine Hill ("the Hill of the Poetry")
- Basilica St. Sabina (V° century)
- Garden of Oranges
- Garden of Roses*
- Knight's of Malta's square with the "keyhole" of the Aventine hill
> Forum Boarium
> Theather of Marcellus
> Jewish Quarter (ex Ghetto)
> Tiberina Island
* Note: During the Mid-April-June flowering season this tour includes also a visit of the "Garden of Roses" on the slope of the Aventine hill above the Circus Massimo. Normal opening hours are 8am-6. 30pm every day.
This is a private tour meant to accommodate your needs and schedule. Through email, we can work on an itinerary that's right for you. If you have any specific destinations you would like to visit, please let me know and I will do my best to accommodate your wishes.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: We can meet at your hotel or at the Circo Massimo subway stop (Metro B), "Termini direction", close to the bar.
End location: We conclude this tour in Piazza S. Maria in Trastevere; afterwards we can taste a coffee in the eclectic and charming district of Trastevere.
Duration: 4 hours
THIS IS A WALKING TOUR
*** IMPORTANT ***
I can accommodate various groups of travelers. If you have specific transportation requirements, pricing inquiries or if your preferred start time isn't listed, please send me an email by clicking on the 'MESSAGE GUIDE' button that's listed on my tour page and profile. I will reply to you promptly. Thanks!
> My services as your private local guide: 4-hours led by an expert historian (Ph.D. of History) and higly experienced licensed tourist guide.
> Hotel pick up (if requested)
Estimated Local Cash Needed
15 EUR - Comment: No entrance fees (not requested in this tour) - the taxi ride depends on the distance travelled. The maximum seating capacity for a taxi is 5 people.
* Transportation (taxi ride from/to your hotel)
*** PLEASE NOTE *** I am not a driver. If requested I can provide you a transportation with a luxury and air-conditioned Mercedes Minivan with a professional driver, except for the VIP Private Tours where the transportation is included.
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Perfect tour to see a different side of Rome. There were 4 adults in our group. Dino was full of information. He was engaging, fun and excited to show us his city. At the end of the tour Dino was gracious enough to make dinner reservations for us that evening. The restaurant was perfect! Highly recommend this tour.