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Illuminated Rome: Walking and bus tour

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WHY YOU SHOULD GO

Join this evening bus and walking tour of Rome to get up close to some of the iconic landmarks and wonders of Rome made famous in movies over the years

Highlights

Walking tour, followed by a bus tour, visiting:

  • Trevi Fountain
  • Piazza di Pietra (Temple of Hadrian)
  • Pantheon
  • Piazza Navona
  • Castel Sant'Angelo and via della Conciliazione (St Peter's Basilica)
  • Tiber River and Tiberina Island
  • Trastevere
  • Circo Massimo
  • Colosseum

Inclusions

  • Walking tour
  • Panoramic bus tour
  • Professional guide (English, Spanish, German, and French-speaking guides)
  • Wireless audio headsets so you can always hear your guide
  • Limited to 30 participants
  • Pick-up (only November to March)

Exclusions

  • Drop-off (the tour ends near the Colosseum)

Please Note

Languages: English, German, French, Spanish. Walking: This activity involves a good amount of walking. Cancellation policy: Free cancellation until 24 hours before your tour date. After that, a 100% penalty fee applies. No refunds for no-shows.

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May 20 2019
bom valor para o dinheiro
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
May 20 2018
Excellent. Very informative and great information on history. Highly recommended.
reviewed by Mr Troy Lockett
Feb 22 2017
Nice exercise walking in Trestevere
reviewed by Marco
Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

Tour duration: 2.5 hours.

Charming by day, Rome is absolutely romantic by night and this tour provides the chance to experience the city by moonlight.

At the Trevi Foundation, recall the scene from Oscar Academy Award winner La Dolce Vita by Federico Fellini while your expert guide shares the history of the Fountain. Throw a coin over your shoulder into the water to make sure you come back to Rome.

Continue towards the Piazza della Rotonda where you will admire the majestic Pantheon - the best-preserved Roman temple - and learn about the millennial history of this monument. You might also remember the scene from Ocean’s Twelve with Brad Pitt and Catherine Zeta-Jones set here.

At the Piazza Navona, a square beloved by the Romans, you’ll see the Fountain of the Four Rivers designed by Bernini and featured in many movies including Angels and Demons.

Just outside the square, you will board the bus, to enjoy a relaxing panoramic tour, discovering Rome’s most famous monuments.

Your guide will tell you about the Castel Sant'Angelo, originally built as a mausoleum for the emperor Hadrian and then transformed into a safe haven for the Popes thanks to the passageway that connects it directly to the Vatican. For opera lovers, this is the place where the Tosca by Puccini comes to its tragic end.

Continue to via della Conciliazione, Tiberina Island and The Mouth of Truth, made famous in the classic movie Roman Holiday with Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn. The coach tour continues past the Circus Maximus and the Palatine Hill and it ends at Rome’s most famous landmark the Colosseum, which was also the set of Ridley Scott’s The Gladiator.

The tour will end near the Colosseum.

Pickup Info

Start time: 8:45 PM (April to October); 7:45 PM (November to March).

Meeting point: Via del Traforo 143, in front of the supermarket, 15 minutes before the tour starts.

From Aug 12 new meeting point is on the corner of Via del Traforo (near street no.148) and Largo del Tritone, on the wide sidewalk opposite the wedding-dress shop.

Pick-up Info: pick-up is available from November to March. If you book a pick-up, please email [email protected] or call 39 06 474 2501 24 hours before your tour starts to confirm your pick-up time.

Gray Line - I Love Rome office:
via Vittorio Emanuele Orlando 95, opposite the St. Regis Hotel
[email protected]
39 06 474 2501 (6:30 AM - 8:00 PM - 365 days)

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