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Trastevere and Villa Farnesina: 3.5-Hour Private Tour

Product ID: 356165
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Get a taste of authentic Rome strolling through the maze of narrow streets and centuries-old piazzas that make up the charming Trastevere neighborhood. Explore the Villa Farnesina, a Renaissance suburban villa, and learn its history from a local guide.
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Duration: 3.5 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore a colorful and authentic Roman neighborhood
  • Admire frescos by Raphael in the Villa Farnesina
  • Discover 2 of the area's Jewelbox Churches
  • Learn the history of the area from an expienced, local guide
Full description
Wander through the picturesque cobblestone streets of Rome's Trastevere neighborhood and admire the centuries-old gold mosaics in the Basilica of Santa Maria on this 3.5-hour private walking tour. 

Meet your local guide outside the Villa Farnesina and admire the extensive fresco decorations by artists such as Raphael, whose lover was said to have lived in this district. Continue on to the Basilica of Santa Maria, one of the oldest churches in Rome, and the nearby Church of Santa Cecilia, known for its elaborate crypt and a magnificent Baroque-era sculpture of the saint.

Walk past the pizzerias and lively restaurants that have made this neighborhood so famous and learn about this area's role in the city's history.
Includes
  • Entry tickets
  • 3.5-hour private tour
  • Guide
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Private transportation

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Meeting point

Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the activity. The guide will wait at the entrance of the Villa Farnesina holding a sign with the name of the tour.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Long-sleeved shirt
Not allowed
  • Shorts
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• This tour will take place rain or shine.
• Bare knees and shoulders are prohibited in many of the churches.
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Rome Guides

Product ID: 356165