Rome by Night
A walking tour is the best way to understand and get in touch with Rome, its history and culture. The magic of the night helps to create the atmosphere to discover Palaces, Squares and Fountains
Duration 3 h.
Flexible Start time. Please, select a date to see availability
Meeting Point Close to Spanish Steps (Details at Booking)
Operating Days Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat and Sun
Language English (contact us for other languages)
Short Tour Description
When the sun goes down, peace and quiet take the place of the crowds and a busy day become a peaceful night, that is the perfect time to start a walking tour trough the narrow streets of Rome city centre, to admire and learn about its history and listen to the best insights of Rome’s monuments.
The tour begins with an overview of Rome’s Skyline, from the terrace over the Spanish Steps, you will not see skyscrapers, but just hundreds of Domes….Descending the Spanish Steps it is like entering inside the hearth of the city, founding your self in Piazza di Spagna, where the Romans go to see and be seen.
After the Barcaccia fountain made by Pietro Bernini thought alleys, paved whit cobblestones, pop up in in front of the amazing Trevi fountain, probably the most famous fountain in the world and ending of the Aqua Virgo Aqueduct still working after more than 2000 years. Here get the chance to trow a coin and make a wish.
Then we reach the Pantheon, but before that pass by the one feet hight Column of Marcus Aurelius, completely covered by bas-reliefs depicting his victory over the barbarians, don’t miss the Ardrianeum, the Temple of Emperor Adrian, incorporated into a 17th-century papal palace. In front of the Pantheon, the best preserved Roman temple, listen to the stories on how this building arrived intact until the present day and discover all the secrets of Roman Architecture.
Walking thought narrow streets and flanking renaissance palaces and baroque churches reach Navona Square, one of the most iconic squares in Rome. During the Roman empire used for athletic games and in the XVII and XVIII centuries flooded to host festivals and celebrations of the Pamphilj family. In the middle of the square stands the world famous fountain of the river designed by Giovan Lorenzo Bernini, the most famous Baroque Artist.
The tour ends whit an amazing view over the neighbourhood on the other side of the Tiber river, where Castel Sant Angelo and St. Peter Basilica stand.