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Best of Rome by Twilight

 An evening stroll around Rome 

 

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EVENING WALKING TOUR OF ROME’S ATTRACTIONS

With the arrival of the Renaissance in Rome during the 1400s and the return of the Papal court, Rome is reborn. The aqueducts were to be rebuilt and their terminuses celebrated with grand sculptural groups and mesmerizing piazzas.

Join us as we explore Renaissance and Baroque Rome. From the great palaces to the beautiful Baroque piazzas and fountains to the great rivalries of artists such as Bernini and Borromini, to lovestruck Popes, scandalous courtesans, and everything in between.

Our journey begins at the Bernini’s Triton fountain in Piazza Barberini before we head to the Spanish steps and then onto the most famous fountain in the world – The Trevi fountain, whose history spans back all the way to Augustus and his right-hand man Agrippa. After throwing your coins into the fountain to ensure your safe return we head on past a number of beautiful sites, including; The Pantheon (outside only as it is closed in the evening) Piazza Navona, Campo di Fiori and much more

THE BEST OF ROME BY TWILIGHT

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While strolling the streets of Rome we will see some of the Eternal Cities most memorable sites, including, but not limited to;

The Spanish Steps: 
The monumental 174 steps were built when French diplomat Étienne Gueffier’s left funds of 20,000 scudi, in 1723–1725, The steps link the Trinità dei Monti church that was under the patronage of the Bourbon kings of France,  to the Spanish embassy and to the Holy See in Palazzo Monaldeschi located below. The stairway was designed by architects Francesco de Sanctis and Alessandro Specchi.
Featured in some of the most stylish movies of all time, from Roman Holiday and The Talented Mr. Ripley , to The Man From U.N.C.L.E, they are always guaranteed to be a highlight of any trip to Rome.

The Trevi Fountain: 
The most famous fountain in the world! Started in in 1732, they would take the great Nicolo Salvi thirty years to complete. The fountain lies at the junction of three roads (tre vie)  and marks the terminus of the “modern” Acqua Vergine an aqueduct built by the Marcus Agrippa in the first century BC and is a must-see on any visit to the Eternal City.

The Pantheon: 
The Pantheon is the best-preserved building from ancient Rome and was completed in c. 125 AD in the reign of Hadrian. Its magnificent dome is a lasting testimony to the genius of Roman architects and as the building stands virtually intact it offers a unique opportunity for the modern visitor to step back 2,000 years and experience the glory that was Rome.  

Important Information

We cover a lot of ground in 2 hours if you have mobility issues please contact us in advance so we can best accommodate you.

What People are Saying

“A Great Find”

Our tour guide, Sara, was upbeat, knowledgeable, and funny. Besides learning the darker history of Lisbon, we visited the oldest bar in the Alfama district, a place I would never have found on my own” 
Denise – Jan 2020

“History, warts and all”

We had Rita for our tour guide and she was amazing! Really kind, honest, and truly passionate about her country and people. She doesn’t sugar coat anything.”

Kayla – Jan 2020

“Another successful experience”

I normally don’t write reviews, but this experience deserves more than 5 stars! Ian is one of those people that you will meet in your life that leaves a lasting impression. His passion for history and genuine emotional connection to the country and it’s people creates a sense of nostalgia.

Riaan – Nov 2019

“Passionate”

Fred, our tour guide, gave unique insights and perspectives on these darker subjects and seemed knowledgeable and passionate about the subject. Definitely worth your time if you’re visiting Lisbon.

Alister -Nov 2020

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EXPERT GUIDES

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We think tourism works best when it impacts locals the least. Our small groups guarantee the best experience for you and the local population

GIVING BACK

Not only are we fully tax and insurance compliant, but a % of profits go towards local projects we are keen to support.

CREATIVE ITINIERIES

These are not just cookie cutter tours, years of research have gone into all our experiences, to make the most informative and enjoyable experiences.

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Like a warm cup of coffee, we are welcoming. We aren’t a big chain, we are a husband and wife (and toddler) team waiting to create the best experiences for you.

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