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  • Rome: City Center Highlights Tour by Electric-Assist Bicycle

    1. Rome: City Center Highlights Tour by Electric-Assist Bicycle

    Rome is a city filled with ancient monuments, bustling city streets, fascinating alleyways, and small, hidden squares. It is a sprawling city with many hills, and by foot it can be completely overwhelming. Today, you'll hop on an E-bike and experience the joys of Rome - from its elegant shopping streets to its ancient monuments - on a fun and healthy day of bike riding! You'll stop off many of the main attractions of Rome, and also have a chance to visit many charming smaller squares and buildings that are lesser-known. Your guide will take you from the Imperial Forum all the way through to the Pantheon and will share all about the history and curiosities that have made Rome's story - from its foundation to the present day. Morning Tour Highlights: Colosseum Imperial Forums Piazza Venezia and Vittoriano monument Trevi Fountain Spanish Steps Piazza del Popolo Park of Vi...

    Great tour with great people. The best way to experience Rome. We recommend the electrical bikes. Regards, Bas & Jeannette

  • Rome: Temples, Squares & Markets Guided Walking Tour

    2. Rome: Temples, Squares & Markets Guided Walking Tour

    Explore some must-see places as well as the secret side of Rome with a local guide. Immerse in the history and culture of the city as you visit the Pantheon, Piazza Navona, the Jewish Ghetto, Campo de' Fiori, and more. Enjoy a tasting of traditional Roman street food. Start your walking tour at the Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola. Admire its frescoed ceiling and enjoy its baroque atmosphere. Stroll over to the Pantheon. Learn about the obelisks in Rome, some of which are thousands of years old and were brought from Egypt. Get a view of the beautiful square of Piazza Navona. Learn about the “talking statues”, a phenomenon that is quite unique to the city. Walk by ancient temples. See the Mouth of Truth, a spot forever immortalized by Audrey Hepburn in the film Roman Holidays. Find out why Rome is often compared with a lasagna. Explore Campo de Fiori Square and its local Food Market to...

  • Rome: Jewish Ghetto Guided Walking Tour

    3. Rome: Jewish Ghetto Guided Walking Tour

    Go in search of Europe's oldest Jewish community accompanied by a professional guide and learn about the fascinating and tragic history of the Jewish Ghetto in Rome. Join your guide as you stroll through the narrow lanes of the remaining parts of the old Ghetto around Portico d’Ottavia. Retrace the history of the Jewish people in the city, from ancient times to the modern-day. Hear the tragic tale of how the Roman Jews were rounded up in the Ghetto to be sent to Auschwitz and see the brass cobblestones installed as a memorial to the Holocaust victims. Learn about Roman-Jewish cuisine and take the opportunity to sample traditional foods such as fried artichokes or an authentic sour cherry cake. Finally, admire the Great Synagogue, the largest synagogue in Rome and one of the largest in Europe. End your tour in Piazza Mattei at the Turtle Fountain.

    As it turns out I was the only one on the tour that day but it worked out to my advantage as I had very in-depth experience. The guide was highly knowledgeable as well as funny and entertaining. I got to learn so much about the history of Rome and specifically the Jewish experience there which was very enlightening. Thank you for a great tour!

  • Rome: Jewish Ghetto & Campo de Fiori by Night Food Tour

    4. Rome: Jewish Ghetto & Campo de Fiori by Night Food Tour

    Enjoy an intimate food and culture tour of Rome in the evening, and see the major sights of the “Eternal City” as you feast on homemade pasta, pastries and more. Meet your guide on Piazza Mattei in the Jewish Ghetto, and stroll off to discover ancient squares that hum with restaurants and market life. See baroque fountains and statues that strike poses before imposing architecture. Stop at 7 different tasting venues en route, including restaurants, delicatessens, and other notable sites. Go to Piazza Navona, built on the site of the Stadium of Domitian and site of a city market in the late 15th century. See some of Rome’s finest baroque architecture, and Bernini’s Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi (Fountain of the Four Rivers). Visit the site of a medieval market at Campo de’ Fiori and admire the local atmosphere. Learn about the death of Julius Caesar at Pompey Theatre, and pass some of the ...

    Great stops, got to try a wide variety of foods from high quality places that I would have had trouble finding on my own. Cool breaks to learn some history as well.

  • Rome: City Highlights Segway Tour at Night

    5. Rome: City Highlights Segway Tour at Night

    Start your tour with a brief training session to ensure you feel safe and comfortable on your Segway. Then set off to see the most iconic sights of Rome in a unique and informative way, learning about the history of the city as you go. You'll visit Rome's most important landmarks, such as the Trevi Fountain, the Capitoline Hill and the Spanish Steps. The exact number of attractions seen on the route will depend on the duration chosen. At night, with the street lights on and the monuments lit up, the Eternal City is even more romantic and beautiful than the day-time. If you have never been on a Segway before, you are in for a treat. It's a fun way to get around the seven hills of Rome, and your guide will show you all the most important sites in a fun and environmentally-friendly way. Your guide will also tell you personal stories and experiences about local life in the city.

  • Rome Off-the-Beaten Path 3.5-hour Walking Tour

    6. Rome Off-the-Beaten Path 3.5-hour Walking Tour

    Your 3.5-hour tour begins in Rome’s Jewish Ghetto, one of the most important, but greatly ignored neighborhoods in the city. With roots dating back to the mid-16th century, the area was integral to the development of Roman culture and cuisine, and home to important landmarks such as the Teatro Marcello, which is also known as the Jewish Colosseum. Next, you’ll make quick stops at the famous Mouth of Truth (stick your hand in and tell a lie if you dare). Then you’ll leave the city proper in search of the Appian Way, the most frequented thoroughfare of ancient Rome. Walk along the original paving stones as your expert guide tells you stories about the thriving Empire. From the veneration of Emperor Augustus to the crucifixion of Spartacus, this road played a central role in many of Rome’s greatest events. Your trip outside the walls will take you past the Park of the Aqueducts. Marvel at ...

    Marta was fabulous! Knowledgeable, funny, and caring. An excellent tour to among other things get away from the throngs of other tourists Thank you

  • Rome: Trastevere Jewish Quarter Private Walking Tour

    7. Rome: Trastevere Jewish Quarter Private Walking Tour

    Learn about Jewish life in Rome on a private walking tour that uncovers a more hidden side to the “Eternal City,” and explore the area the Romans referred to as the Jewish Ghetto. Focused on the picturesque Trastevere and Isola Tiberina, the tour also takes in the medieval Campo de' Fiori, one of the oldest markets in the world. Meet at the archaeological site of the Largo di Torre Argentina, site of an enormous religious center of the Roman Empire, where Julius Caesar was stabbed to death, and Pompey's theater was located. Your guide will bring to life Caesar’s theatrical death, before taking you down the medieval alleways that lead to the open air market of the Campo de’ Fiori. Marvel at the beauty of the Renaissance Palazzo Farnese. Then, cross the River Tiber to Trastevere, and get lost in a maze of narrow, cobblestone streets. From the Roman Republic to the end of the Middle Ages,...

  • Rome Jewish Ghetto Art and Treasure Hunt Guided Tour

    8. Rome Jewish Ghetto Art and Treasure Hunt Guided Tour

    On this 2-hour Jewish Ghetto Art and Treasure Hunt you’ll take a journey to the heart of ancient and medieval Rome. Start your hunt at Piazza Mattei, where you’ll see its graceful turtles, witnesses of a romantic love story. From here you’ll head along narrow alleyways leading to the Portico of Ottavia, where you’ll be enticed by the aromas of kosher food. During your walk along Via del Portico di Ottavia you’ll encounter a lizard and a frog. These animals, seemingly insignificant, are in fact the way 2 enslaved architects found to sign their own work. Finally, you’ll walk along the Tiber River, where the ancient Roman legend of Asclepius and the snake will reveal the reason why the Tiber Island has its unique shape. Watch the clues closely, find your orientation, follow the tracked indicators on the map in your book, and search carefully around you.

  • Rome: Jewish Ghetto and Trastevere Small Group Tour

    9. Rome: Jewish Ghetto and Trastevere Small Group Tour

    Explore the fascinating former Jewish Ghetto and picturesque Trastevere neighborhood of Rome on a private 3-hour tour, limited to 6 participants. Located next to the River Tiber, Rome’s Jewish neighborhood is the oldest in the western world. Rich in architecture and history, your walk follows in the footsteps of Roman citizens, starting at the archaeological site of Largo Argentina. Gaze at the foundations of the Theater of Pompeii, where Caesar was stabbed to death. Cross the Ponte Sisto to the Trastevere neighborhood, known for its narrow, cobblestone streets and cosmopolitan nightlife. In the days of the Roman Republic, it was the heart of Jewish life in Rome. Next, go to Isola Tiberina in the middle of the River Tiber, and learn how this was the site of the Jewish Ghetto in Ancient Rome. Your guide will take you to the open-air Teatro Marcello, built towards the end of the Roman R...

  • Rome: Relive the Last Days of Julius Caesar Guided Tour

    10. Rome: Relive the Last Days of Julius Caesar Guided Tour

    Explore the life and death of Julius Caesar on a 3-hour guided walking tour of Rome that relives the most important day in the city’s history; the day Caesar died! A private guide will recreate the final days of Rome's most controversial hero, leading you to the places where the story occured. Explore the complex history to understand how such a beloved leader could be so brutally betrayed and murdered by his friends and colleagues. Walk through the ancient ruins of the imperial city, from Largo Argentina to the Portico of Octavia. Then, it’s onward to the Theater of Marcellus, ending at the Roman Forum, where you will have free entrance to explore the temple ruins of Ancient Rome and bring history to life.

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What people are saying about Theatre of Marcellus

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4.7 / 5

based on 116 reviews

As it turns out I was the only one on the tour that day but it worked out to my advantage as I had very in-depth experience. The guide was highly knowledgeable as well as funny and entertaining. I got to learn so much about the history of Rome and specifically the Jewish experience there which was very enlightening. Thank you for a great tour!

Tour facilitated by pedal assisted bikes. The guide Fabio very competent and professional. 4 hours spent in company seeing a less usual and touristy Rome. Great experience.

Really recommended. Very nice tour along the highlights of Rome with a good and nice Dutch guide.

So thorough knowledgeable pleasant and interesting! Wonderful guide!!

Awesome experience!! I absolutely recommend doing this tour.