Rome: Noble Palaces Audio Tour and National Museum
- Duration: 1 day
- Optional audio guide
per group up to 1
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. Also included in your package is a ticket to the Roman National Museum, including four entrances. 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.
Visit the Vatican city in the morning and make it a once-in-a-lifetime experience as, besides being an incredible showcase of art, you will learn about the history and stories of this holy and mysterious Christian Kingdom, with St. Peter's Basilica and the Vatican Museum. Marvel at Michelangelo's frescoes in the Sistine Chapel and hear about the new discoveries on the original messages in his painted “code”, stroll where only Popes and crown heads used to walk. The afternoon will be dedicated to the discovery of the ancient heart of the city, as Rome is also Cesars, gladiators, chariots, centurions, emperors. In the Roman Forum and the Colosseum your guide will make the daily life and times of ancient Rome come to life with enthusiasm and humor. You'll relive life, while visiting the archeological sites, as a gladiator, emperor, slave, Vestal Virgin, senator, merchant and goddess! Incl...
Explore the streets of Rome with a guided electric bike tour. Electric bikes allow you to experience more of the city than walking tours, they let you explore streets unreachable by cars, and because they're battery powered, you hardly even have to pedal. Ride through Piazza Venezia, the central square of Rome. Then coast by the Colosseum, the famous arena where gladiators spilled blood in front of audiences of thousands. After stopping to take photos, visit a pleasant and quiet park which hides the ruins of the emperor Trajan's baths. Cruise through back streets, hidden piazzas, and secret passages, as you learn about must-see sights such as the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps. Ride through the gorgeous Villa Borghese, as well as the lovely scenic neighborhoods of Trastevere. Cross the river and see the famous Tiber Island, one of the oldest parts of Rome and also featur...
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Top guided tour since there were only 2 of us with a very friendly and attentive young woman guide. We finished a little earlier than expected as there were only 2 of us and we were very comfortable riding the bike. The guide could have taken advantage of the 4 hours reserved to show us even more places.