Palazzo di Montecitorio

Palazzo di Montecitorio: Our most recommended tours and activities

Rome: Roman National Museum Ticket with Audio Guide

1. Rome: Roman National Museum Ticket with Audio Guide

Enjoy a smart, self-guided walking audio tour through some of Rome’s most beautiful sights with your smartphone. The itinerary will take you to the city’s artistic masterpieces, including the Doria Pamphilj Gallery, Palazzo Madama, and Palazzo Chigi. Discover the stories behind the most powerful and glamorous dynasties in Rome, as you walk through the palaces that have become their historical legacies. You will also enter the Palazzo Altemps, Palazzo Massimo, Baths of Diocletian, and Crypta Balbi. Explore breathtaking collections of art created by the greatest painters in history, as well as ancient statues. Take a leap three centuries into the past as you wander the rooms, decorated with precious furnishings preserved in their original state.

Rome: Treasures of the City 3-Hour Morning Tour

2. Rome: Treasures of the City 3-Hour Morning Tour

If you want to see Rome’s top attractions in a relatively short time, this 3-hour tour combines comfortable sightseeing by coach with a bit of walking. On the Classical Rome tour, you’ll get up close to the highlights of the Eternal City, including the Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, the Pantheon, and St. Peter's Basilica. After crossing the Piazza della Repubblica, with its Fountain of the Naiads, your guide will take you on a pleasant stroll through Rome’s historical center. Admire the Trevi Fountain, La Colonna di Marco Aurelio, and the Bernini-designed Palazzo di Montecitorio. You’ll also see the Palazzo Madama and Piazza Navona. Just past Castel Sant’Angelo, the driver will drop you off at a point close to Vatican City. Admire St. Peter's Square, where your guide will tell you about the Basilica, and then you’ll have the chance to explore this magnificent church on your own (except when religious celebrations are being held). See masterpieces such as Michelangelo's Pietà and Bernini's bronze canopy, before re-boarding the bus.

Rome: Caravaggio and Baroque Art Private Guided Tour

3. Rome: Caravaggio and Baroque Art Private Guided Tour

This 3-hour private tour of Caravaggio’s art and Rome’s Baroque masterpieces is the perfect opportunity for a close-up look at the artist’s work. Michelangelo Merisi, alias Caravaggio, one of the greatest painters of all time, spent the majority of his life in Rome. The tour begins at Piazza del Popolo and the Basilica of Santa Maria del Popolo, where you’ll see The Crucifixion of St. Peter and The Conversion of St. Paul. Then you’ll pass near 2 of Caravaggio’s residences, Palazzo Madama, the seat of the Senate, and Giustiniani Palace, which now houses the offices of the Senate. Your guide will tell you about unusual events in Caravaggio’s life and also provide commentary on the architecture or current functions of the main Italian government houses such as Montecitorio Palace. See the major masterpieces of Caravaggio, including The Life of St. Matthew in St. Louis of France’s Contarelli Chapel, and The Madonna of the Pilgrims in St. Augustine. Admire Baroque architectural masterpieces, including the Church of St. Ignatius. Pass by the Pantheon and hear about its history from your guide. Your tour ends in Piazza Navona, where you’ll be able to admire one of the Bernini’s masterpieces, the Fountain of the 4 Rivers, and Borromini’s façade of St. Agnes in Agony. Hear stories of these rival artists, and about the tragic end of Caravaggio’s life in Rome.

Classic & Imperial Rome Full Day Tour

4. Classic & Imperial Rome Full Day Tour

This full-day tour is a combination of the Classic Rome Tour and the Imperial Rome Tour, and includes visits to all of the important sites in the Eternal City. In the morning the tour begins at Piazza della Repubblica. Your local guide will take you on a pleasant stroll through the historical center, where you can admire the Trevi Fountain, Bernini’s Palazzo di Montecitorio, Piazza Navona, and other sites. The bus stops adjacent to Vatican City so that you can admire St. Peter's Square while listening to your guide’s commentary on the Basilica. You’ll then have the chance to explore this magnificent church on your own and admire masterpieces such as Michelangelo's Pietà and Bernini's bronze canopy before re-boarding the bus. You’ll stop at a local restaurant where you’ll enjoy a typical Italian lunch and a break before you head off with your guide for the afternoon tour. This part of the tour begins at Piazza Venezia and continues on to the Michelangelo-designed Piazza del Campidoglio. From here there are terrific views of the Roman Forum. You’ll then visit the Colosseum and tour the interior. This is the largest arena constructed in the Roman Empire. You’ll travel to the Circus Maximus by coach to see the Pyramid of Caius Cestius, before finally arriving at the Basilica San Pietro in Vincoli, where you’ll see the famous Moses statue by Michelangelo.

Rome: 3-Hour Private Historical Highlights Walking Tour

5. Rome: 3-Hour Private Historical Highlights Walking Tour

Discover the pretty squares and fountains of Rome on a 3-hour walking tour and learn about the ancient city and its main highlights. Follow the crowd and throw a coin in the Trevi Fountain, admire the marble column of the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius on Piazza Colonna, and see the historic Palazzo Chigi and Palazzo Montecitorio. Walk towards the ancient Pantheon and pass the remains of the Temple of Hadrian and the Church of St. Ignatius on your way. Then, enter the best-preserved temple of Ancient Rome on arrival to see the tombs of Raphael, Queen Margherita and King Victor Emmanuel II. Visit Rome's first university and the Senate House on the way to Piazza Navona, built by the emperor Domitian and adorned with beautiful fountains by Bernini. Discover the city's best gelaterias, cafés, restaurants and shops along the way.

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What people are saying about Palazzo di Montecitorio

Overall rating

3.9 / 5

based on 99 reviews

Our guide shared his knowledge & love of Caravaggio with us, along with outstanding recommendations for books, more pieces to visit and where, along with Milan recommendations for churches and historical sites. Couldn't recommend this tour more! I have nerve damage so we had to make frequent stops along the way but he didn't act like it was ever an issue or tried to rush the experience, which was so appreciated!

Fue fantastico visitar 4 diferentes museos con la misma entrada. Mi favorido fue las Termas de Diocleziano. Pero también me gustó admirar las estatuas antiguas en Palacio Altemps. Muy interesante el recorrido andando por Roma con la aplicación audio guía para el móvil.

The guide was great and told us so much about each stop and also her local knowalage made it possible to give more indept info about things, I would recomend the tour to anyone going to Roam

Amazing combo ticket with lots of museums to visit, just make sure to reserve it for your first day in Rome cause you have one full week of Rome to enjoy all of the activities

An erudite guide, fascinating and passionate especially in religious matters To do without hesitation