Führungen in rom

Walks around Rome

Proposals for Excursions in Rome and Visits to the Town’s Museums

Ancient Rome

From Campidoglio through the ancient Clivus Capitulinus, we will get into the very heart of the ancient town: the “Foro Romano”, an opportunity to relive the exciting experience of gladiators’ games in the Coliseum.
Duration: about 3 hours

On the pilgrims’ tracks

An itinerary that goes through the town’s Renaissance quarter, from the church of S. Girolamo della Carità to St. Peter’s basilica, discovering more churches, villas and palaces.
Duration: about 3 hours

Mosaics on Esquilino, Colle Oppio and the Monti district

A walk scouting the splendid mosaics made in the early period of Christianity in the churches of Santa Maria Maggiore, Santa Prassede, Santa Pudenziana, and the ancient titulus of San Martino ai Monti.
Duration: about 3 hours

The Ghetto

The history of the town’s Jewish quarter and the most ancient Roman community intersecting the history of noble families such as Margana and Mattei, who erected their dwellings there.
Duration: about 2 hours

The Foro Boario and its historical heritage

In the area where ancient Rome’s cattle market was held, we will be able to visit the Portunus Temple, the temple consecrated to Hercules Victor (Ercole Vincitore), S. Maria in Cosmedin with the famous “Mouth of the Truth” (Bocca della verità), the Arch of Janus, the Arch of Argentari and the sacred area of S. Omobono.
Duration: about 3 hours

From square to square

Campo dei Fiori and its surroundings: Piazza Farnese, Piazza Capodiferro and Piazza Navona, the Romans’ drawing room.
Duration: about 3 hours

From the Tiberina Island to the heart of Trastevere

The Romans built a temple consecrated to Aesculapius, the god of medicine, right at the Tiber ford’s place, in the hope of defeating a terrible epidemics. In the heart of the town’s quarter called ‘Trastevere’, we will visit the S. Cecilia in Trastevere basilica.
Duration: about 2 hours

Temples and churches

The Pantheon, the temple of all gods and tomb of the renowned painter Raffaello, and the nearby church of S. Maria sopra Minerva, containing many art treasures.
Duration: about 2 hours

A less popular corner of Trastevere:

Villa della Farnesina and the Santa Maria in Trastevere basilica
Architect Baldassarre Peruzzi built a villa with gardens sloping down towards the Tiber for the wealthy banker Agostino Chigi, and decorated with splendid frescoes. The S. Maria in Trastevere basilica was erected in the place where a miracle took place.
Duration: about 3 hours

The Basilica Lateranense and other treasures of the early Christianity

We will visit the church and the cloister of S. Giovanni in Laterano, the Baptistry and the church of Saints John and Paul.
Duration: about 4 hours
Cost of the ticket for the cloister: € 3

A walk on the Aventino

A small park with orange trees, dominated by the majestic S. Sabina basilica, is the ideal place where one can enjoy a wonderful view of the town. In addition to the Savelli park, we will visit the church, the cloister and the square Piazza dei Cavalieri di Malta.
Duration: about 2 hours
Cost of the ticket for the cloister: € 1

Nature and art in Rome’s fountains

The water games of the Baroque fountains of Rome: Navona square, Piazza di Spagna and the renowned Trevi fountain.
Duration: about 2 hours

A selection of Rome’ museums

Michelangelo and Raffaello in the Vatican

A visit to one of the most important museums worldwide, with a focus on Michelangelo’s masterpieces in the Cappella Sistina and Raffaello’s mastery works in the Stanze and the Vatican Painting Gallery (Pinacoteca Vaticana).

Galleria Borghese: the “pearl” of Rome’s museums

“… that Gallery, which seems to be made to be the universe’s theatre, the collection of marvels, and the charm of human eyes”. This is how the man of letters Scipione Francucci described Cardinal Scipione’s collection of paintings and ancient sculptures for the first time in 1613. The nephew of Pope Paul V, had organized the collection to be housed the subsequent year in the rising Villa Borghese, just out Porta Pinciana: the symbol of the Borghese’s ‘golden age’.
Duration: about 2 hours – Upon reservation

The Capitolini Museums

The most ancient public collection in the world was founded by Pope Sixtus IV in 1471. The museum facilities overlook Michelangelo’s square of Campidoglio and includes a few splendid buildings: Palazzo dei Conservatori, Palazzo Nuovo and the Tabularium, the old State’s archive, from where you can enjoy an unforgettable view over the Foro romano.
Duration: about 3 hours

‘Centrale Montemartini’ Museum

The statue cycle of the Temple of Apollo Sosiano and an extensive collection of sculptures of ancient Rome in an archaeological-industrial framework.
Duration: about 2 hours

The Domus Aurea

The grand ruins of the residence of Emperor Nero covered about one square mile between the hills Celio and Palatino: it included pavilions, nymphaeums, and splendidly frescoes rooms. We will be able to visit and admire particularly refined pictorial cycles.
Duration: about 2 hours – Upon reservation

National Etruscan Museum of Villa Giulia

The museum occupies the rooms of the splendid fifteenth-century villa where Pope Julius III lived and contains pre-Roman antiques found in Lazio, southern Etruria and Umbria, which mainly consist in exhibits found during excavation campaigns.
Duration: about 2 hour

Spada Palace

The palace, built in 1548 by Cardinal Girolamo Capodiferro, and refurbished about one century later by Cardinal Bernardino Spada, contains the amazing ‘Galleria Prospettica’ by Borromini and the picture gallery with paintings by Guercino, Reni and Brueghel.
Duration: about 2 hours

The ‘Terme di Diocleziano’ Museum and the Aula Ottagona

The two facilities together make up the Roman National Museum, which is considered as one of the most important archaeological collections in the world. The most magnificent spa facility in Rome, which also includes the marvelous environment of the Aula Ottagona (Octagonal Hall), houses the museum where archaeological materials dating back mainly to the imperial Roman epoch are on display.  
Duration: about 3 hours

National Castel Sant’Angelo Museum

The mausoleum built by Emperor Adrian for himself and his successors became a fortress in the Middle Ages and a papal palace in the Renaissance: in both ages the greatest artists of the time decorated its interiors.
Duration: about 2 hours

Doria Pamphilj Gallery

One of the most picturesque Roman noble palaces houses a prestigious collection of paintings by Titian, Velasquez, Caravaggio, Lippi and others.
Duration: about 2 hours

Palazzo Colonna

Palazzo Colonna was defined as the most beautiful building in the world for its Baroque stile frescoed interiors and for the prestigious collection of paintings on display in its rooms, including works by Italian and foreign artists of the period between XV and XVIII century.
Duration: about 2 hours - upon reservation and only on Saturday mornings.

Barberini Palace and the eighteenth-century apartments

One of the most imposing Roman noble palaces, Barberini Palace is today the seat of the national ancient art gallery that exhibits works of the XII to XVIII centuries, with paintings by Lippi, Raffaello, Caravaggio and Bernini.
Duration: about 2 hours – Upon reservation

National Modern Art Gallery

The national modern art gallery is in the palace that was the seat for Rome’s Universal Exhibition held in 1901. Today it contains some among the most important works made in the XIX and XX centuries by Italian artists such as Morandi, Balla, Carrà, Sironi, Guttuso and others.
Duration: about 2 hours


Getting to know Raffaello in Rome

A tour of Raffaello Sanzio’s masterpieces stored in the churches of S. Eligio degli Orefici, S. Agostino, Santa Maria della Pace, and Santa Maria del Popolo.
Duration: about 3 hours

Getting to know Caravaggio in Rome

A tour of Caravaggio’s masterpieces in the churches of San Luigi dei Francesi, Sant’Agostino, Santa Maria del Popolo, and Santa Maria della Concezione.
Duration: about 3 hours
* Upon request, we will be pleased to arrange customized programs.

** Upon request, the visits proposed may be adapted for children.


Bioparco and Rome Zoo

In the very heart of the gardens of Villa Borghese lies the ‘Bioparco’, with about 200 animal species including mammals, birds and reptiles. Adults and children are welcomed to visit the world of nature.
Duration: about 2 hours
Ticket: adults € 8.50; 3-12 year children € 6.50; children under 3 years of age, free.

The Botanical Garden

This ‘garden of marvels’ lies at the foot of the Gianicolo hill and invites us to take a plunge in nature. It houses approximately 3,500 species among specimens of the typical Mediterranean vegetation, a Japanese garden, a collection of carnivorous, tropical and medicinal plants.
Duration: about 2 hours