This 3-hour private walking tour of the historic center visits a solid mixture of Rome’s most famous piazzas, fountains, churches, ruins and cafes. Explore the bustle of Roman life and its many layers starting at Piazza del Popolo and the Spanish Steps, an area famed for hosting artists, poets and aristocrats through the centuries and now lined with designer shops, tea houses and coffee shops. Then throw your coin in the Trevi Fountain before heading to the Pantheon, the world’s greatest ancient temple and dome. After a peek into some famous churches to see artistic masterpieces and ancient ruins you visit Piazza Navona with Bernini’s famous Baroque fountain that is built on top of Emperor Domitian’s ancient athletic stadium. Along the way you will get oriented to the layout and layers of urban redevelopment of the city and hidden curiosities.
Duration: 3 hours
Sites visited: Piazza del Popolo, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, Piazza Navona.