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ROME - VOLENDO VIAGGI

 

Rome is the capital of the Italian Republic and the largest city of the nation. Rome is a romantic place to enjoy specially by the young couples who visit here for memorable holidays are offered plenty of opportunities to spend the entire day and numbers of pubs and discos are available to enjoy the music and dance untill late night. Rome is the frequently visited place which attracts every year more and more people to visit here for remarkable holidays that everyone expects at least once in their lifetime. Rome has many beautiful places to visit during your vacation time where you will find unique art and culture that you will surely admire.
The "Eternal city", Rome is not only represented by its masterpieces of art, and breathtaking architecture, monuments and museums but by its typical streets and alleyways where one can discover traits of Italian lifestyle, tradition and culture. A visit to Rome will allow you to discover the many different historical layers which have built this beautiful city through the centuries, from the remains of the Roman empire, through the Medieval, Renaissance periods up to the modern day architecture that dots the city throughout.
One of the most famous highlights of the city of Rome is the Colosseum where the past took place gruesome gladiator battles. Don’t miss the romantic Spanish steps and Piazza di Spagna. In the past was frequented by artists and ladies who came here to catch their attention and became their models. Nowadays this place is associated with filtration. Take a peek at Rome's night life, the music scene, shopping, Roman cuisine and how to get around the city to discover and experience all you can while visiting Rome...

GUIDE IN ROME
Group up to 30 pax euro 6,00 per person
Every person more euro 1,50
Ear phones euro 1,50 per person to be paid directly to the guide

ANCIENT ROME

Ancient Rome will call to you through its imposing ruins, disconnected from the Colosseum to the Capitol Hill, that nonetheless still give you an idea of Rome's greatness. We will begin our guided tour from the Forum and Trajan's Markets, then continue on to Caesar's Forum and the Capitol Hill, ending with a walk down the Holy Road to the Roman Forum, the political, social and administrative center of ancient Rome up until the fall of the Empire. We will visit all the main Temples, such as the Vestal Temple, the Temple of the Dioscuri, Caesar's Temple. We will see the Triumphal Archs built by Septimius Severus and Titus, the Roman Curia that housed the Senate, and the Basilica of Maxentius on the Velia hill. Finally the Colosseum and the triumphal Arch dedicated to Constantine. We will tell you about every day life in ancient Rome, the battles between the gladiators and the hustle and bustle of the Holy Road... and let's not forget Romulus and Remus.

 

The visit includes : Colosseum, Trajan's Column, Roman Forum, Vestal Temple, Roman Curia, Holy Road, Maxentius' Basilica, Titus' Arch. Guided visits are available every day. Entrance fares are not included in the price of the visit.
Entrance to the Coliseum:
full price: € 12,00 per person
reduced: € 7,50

Reduction:
EU citizens (from 18 up to 24 years) and EU teachers

Free entrance:
Eu citizens (under 18 and over 65 years)

BAROQUE ROME

From the Trevi Fountain to Piazza Navona, this guided tour will take you for a walk to baroque Rome's renowned piazzas and fountains also passing through the Haute Couture and trading district: the old Campo Marzio. From the lively streets of baroque Rome we will see the Trevi Fountain, a tribute to the god of the sea, Neptune (a wonderful fontain by Nicola Salvi). We will then continue on to Piazza di Spagna where we will see the Spanish Steps, the most beautiful stairway in Europe, built by architect Francesco de Sanctis, and the fountain "La Barcaccia" (Bernini). We will then walk down Via Condotti (Rome's Haute Couture street also known for the Cafè Greco, the oldest in Rome), cross Piazza Colonna (Palazzo Chigi, seat of the Italian Government, and Column of Marcus Aurelius),  Piazza Montecitorio (Palazzo Montecitorio, seat of the Italian Chamber of Deputies, and Obelisk) and we will visit the church of St. Ignazio (superb baroque ceiling, painted by Andrea Pozzo). We will end our tour of baroque Rome at Piazza Navona where we will see Bernini's Fountain of the Four Rivers and Borromini's church of Sant'Agnese in Agone.

  

The visit includes : Piazza di Spagna, Via Condotti, Trevi Fountain, church of St. Ignazio, Piazza Montecitorio, Piazza Colonna, Piazza di Pietra, Piazza Navona, church of Sant'Agnese in Agone. Visits are available every day.

 

CHRISTIAN ROME

The basilica of Santa Mary Major was built in the IVth century and according to tradition Pope Liberius himself laid out the outline of the church during a miraculous predicted snowfall. It is one of the first churches in Rome to be dedicated to the Virgin Mary. On our visit we will see beautiful medieval mosaics from the VIth, Xth and XIIIth centuries, a Cosmatesque floor, the "Salus Populi Romani" (an icon of the Virgin and Child) and the tomb of the great sculptor and architect Bernini. who preferred a modest burial place in St Mary Major to a grand memorial. Close to Santa Maria Maggiore is the church of Saint Praxedes (a christian martyr whose father allegedly knew Saint Peter), where we will see the Saint Zeno Chapel with its medieval mosaics from the Xth century. Our visit will continue with a walk through the Monti district and its small intertwining streets where we will see the church of San Martino ai Monti (frescoes by G. Dughet). We will then continue on to the Oppian Hill and the ruins of the Baths of Trajan. Our visit will end at San Pietro in Vincoli (Saint Peter in Chains) where we will see Michelangelo's renowned sculpture of Moses.


The visit includes : basilica of St Mary Major, church of Saint Praxedes, church of San Martino ai Monti, the Monti district, Oppian Hill, Baths of Trajan, the church of San Pietro in Vincoli and Michelangelo's "Moses".

VATICAN MUSEUMS


These include all the museums that make up the papal collections. Principally they are: The Picture Gallery,  Museo Gregoriano Profano, Museo Pio Cristiano, Museo Gregoriano Egizio, Museo Chiaramonti, Museo Pio Clementino, Museo Gregoriano Etrusco, The Gallery of Maps, The Raphael Rooms, The Sistine Chapel. The collection got underway at the beginning of the Renaissance in the Octagonal Courtyard, the Belvedere Courtyard and in the “casina” (a small house) of Pius IV in the Vatican Gardens, and after the dispersion of the counter-reformation, the collection was reorganized and expanded in the 1700s and 1800s, above all, thanks to Pius VII who created the Museo Chiaramonti, building the Braccio Nuovo which crossed right through the Belvedere Courtyard.

 Entrance ticket for Vatican Museums (without booking)

- full price € 15,00

- reduced € 8,00

Entrance ticket for Vatican Museums (with booking) - WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND TO BOOK YOUR VISIT TO VATICAN IN ORDER TO AVOID THE LINES!!

- FULL PRICE    € 22,00

- REDUCED PRICE    € 14,00

Reduction:

- children from 6 up to 18 years.
- students up to 26 years (with international student card or academic transcript)

- universities (students up to 26 years with headed paper of the university):
reduced ticket for students
01 reduced ticket for teacher or accompanying adult every 10 paying students

full price for other teachers

 

Special reduced entrance ticket for schools: € 4,00

for elementary, secondary and high schools (not for universities) with headed paper
reduced entrance ticket for each student
01 free entrance ticket for teacher or accompanying adult every 10 students
full price for other teachers or accompanying adults

 

FREE ADMISSION
- last sunday of each month
- kids  up to 6 years
- disabled (with certificate of invalidy and accompanying adult)

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