Private tour

Trastevere and Villa Farnesina: 3.5-Hour Private Tour

Activity provider: Rome Guides

Trastevere and Villa Farnesina: 3.5-Hour Private Tour

Activity provider: Rome Guides

From US$ 108.46 per person

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
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Live tour guide
English, Italian
Private group

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
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Private transportation
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present proof of full vaccination

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Participants

Date

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
  • Long pants

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.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

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May 25, 2021

Vincenzo is a very prepared and engaging guide who with his verve and sympathy made us appreciate Trastevere and its treasures!

June 25, 2022

Product ID: 356165