Rome: Fountains, Squares & Churches Free Guided Tour
Explore the Baroque fountains and squares of Rome on a free, 2-hour walking tour, and marvel at architecture that dates from the Roman Empire, through the Renaissance and beyond. See the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, tomb of Raphael, and more.
What to Expect:
Enjoy a free walking tour of Rome to see its Baroque fountains and piazzas, starting at the Spanish Steps and ending at the Trevi Fountain. A fully licensed guide will show you the most beautiful monuments of the Eternal City, revealing some of its secrets along the way, as well as where to get the best gelato!
Meet by the Keats Shelley Museum on the Spanish Steps , and follow the graceful flow of the staircase up to the late Renaissance church of Trinità dei Monti. Continue to the beautiful church of Saint Andrew, site of 2 famous angels by Bernini.
Next, go to the carved Column of Marcus Aurelius, and admire original scenes from the movie “Gladiator.” Walk to the Pantheon to look inside a remarkably intact Greek-Roman temple, just as the ancient Romans used to do.
After visiting the church of Saint Ignatius, home to one of the finest examples of trompe l’oeil in its dome, continue to the Trevi Fountain for the end of the tour. Throw a coin in the fountain and make a wish to one day return to Rome.
Squares of Rome Guided Tour & Gelato, Tiramisu & Coffee
Explore the Baroque squares and fountains of Rome on a 2-hour walking tour, stopping to taste the famous gelati of Italy at some of the city’s finest gelateria! Tantalize your taste buds with one of the finest tiramisus in town and sip on a coffee.
What to Expect:
Experience the Rome of emperors and popes on a 2-hour walking tour of the historic piazzas and fountains, starting at Piazza di Spagna with Bernini’s unusual fountain of a half-sunken ship.
Head towards Piazza di Trevi, where legend says that if you toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain and make a wish you will one day return to Rome. Along the way, stop to sample some of Rome’s legendary gelati at typical gelaterias, each one famous for their unique flavors, such as chocolate orange or pistacchio stracciatella. Stop to taste one of Rome’s best tiramisus and sip on a coffee or cappuccino.
Learn the secrets of artisanal gelati, and how to distinguish a good one from a bad one! As you walk, your guide will provide a fascinating history of Rome’s fountains and piazzas, telling stories of some of the city’s notorious characters for added color, before you end in the grandeur of Piazza Navona.
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