Illuminated Rome: walking and bus tour


Illuminated Rome: walking and bus tour

Discover the charm of Rome´s iconic monuments as they twinkle against the night sky on a panoramic evening tour of the Italian capital. Highlights - Discover the Eternal City away from the hustle and bustle of the crowds - Marvel at Rome´s magnificent monuments such as the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain and St Peter´s Square - Explore the best of Rome at night with a comprehensive bus and walking tour This spectacular tour is ideal for first-time visitors to this incredible city, as you will explore the best of Rome, and finding your bearings. First stroll past Rome’s most famous landmarks before hopping on the panoramic bus and begin the tour past the most renowned sights of Rome. Throw a coin into the Trevi Fountain: an incredible fountain, designed by Italian architect Nicola Salvi in the 18th Century. Further to its impressive architecture and history this roman fountain raised its popularity by becoming the set for the famous Fellini movie, La Dolce Vita . Our walk continues towards Piazza delle Rotonda where you will admire the majestic Pantheon - the best-preserved Roman temple - and learn about the millennial history of this monument. Next, you will see Piazza Navona, a square beloved by the Romans, where you will admire the Fountain of the Four Rivers designed by Bernini. After this interesting and informative walking tour, prepare yourself for an exciting panoramic bus tour where you will discover the magical charm of the most famous monuments illuminated at night. Journey around the city and hear fascinating stories about this fabulous city. Hear about Castel Sant'Angelo and find out how it was originally built as a mausoleum for the emperor Hadrian before being transformed into a safe haven for the Popes thanks to the passageway that connects it directly to the Vatican. For all the Opera Lovers, this is the place where the “Tosca” by Puccini comes to its tragic end… Pass by St Peter´s Square, located in the Vatican City. One of the largest and perhaps most beautiful squares in the world, it is home to St. Peter's Basilica and the Sistine Chapel. Adorned with lights, you will feel a sense of amazement as you set your eyes upon it. Gaze at ancient ruins as you pass along Circus Maximus and Palentine Hill and take in some of the world´s most recognisable monuments carefully illuminated to showcase their magnificence, only one can imagine what it would this area would have looked like in its hey-day. Complete the tour in style as you marvel at the world-famous Colosseum, the largest amphitheatre in the world and a true testament to the wonders of Roman engineering. This brilliant monument would have been home to many of the great gladiator battles of old, fought before the Caesars of their time!


Evening guided tour with dinner. 

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The tour starts at 1845 (November-March) and at 1915 (April-October) The meeting point is at the grey line ‘I Love Rome’ office in via Vittorio Emanuele Orlando 95, opposite the Grand Hotel, Metro A Line, Repubblica stop. Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes prior to the tour start time. If you are staying in a centrally located hotel, pick up is available. Please call 48 hours before the day of the tour - 0039 06 4742501 (Monday to Sunday from 0630 – 2130) to reconfirm the meeting time and point. Please be ready in your hotel lobby 10 minutes prior to assigned pickup time. Remember to bring the voucher and valid photo ID with you. Duration: 4 hours. End time: 2300 approximately. Guide language: English Phone support hotline: +39 06 976 27 165 CARRANITOURS. Emergency phone: +39 555999888 (Monday - Sunday 9am - 2pm) In Destination telephone support line ITALY +390697627165 In Origin telephone support line +34971211630

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