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Discovering Rome with Campo dei Fiori Visit

Location: Rome, Italy
Discovering Rome with Campo dei Fiori Visit

Discovering Rome with Campo dei Fiori Visit

See the most famous sights of Rome in one afternoon! Discover brilliant attractions throughout the centuries and walk along picturesque squares and monuments. See the Trevi Fountain the Pantheon Palazo Farnese and many more.

Type: Walking Guided Tours in Rome
Departs From:
Hotel pick-up or inside Shop Romeheart
Duration: 3 hours
Available: 09:30
Supplier: Gartour
Prices from:

45,47 USD

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About Discovering Rome with Campo dei Fiori Visit

Set in a breathtaking cityscape punctuated by a never-ending series of magnificent squares and monuments Rome is the perfect place to explore and discover. See the most famous sights of the city in one afternoon on this half day walking tour! Our itinerary begins with Campo dei Fiori one of the most characteristic squares in Rome with its open-air market and the statue of Giordano Bruno in the center. Next to Campo dei Fiori we will admire the magical charm of Piazza Farnese which takes its name from the imposing Palazzo Farnese facing the square. The building is now the site of the French Embassy. A few steps from Palazzo Farnese stands Palazzo Spada. The building is worth a stop thanks to the brilliance of forced perspective introduced by the famous architect Borromini. The arcade courtyard is an optical illusion in which diminishing rows of columns and a rising floor create the illusion of a gallery 37 meters long it is 8 meters. We then proceed to Piazza Navona one of the most famous squares in the world. Its original shape repeats with extreme faithfulness the perimeter of the ancient stadium of Domitian built in 89 A.D. for athletic competitions. The symbol of the square are the Fountains of Four Rivers designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini and competing with Borromini famed church S. Agnese in Agone. We will walk 10 minutes until we reach Piazza della Rotonda housing the unmistakable structure of the Pantheon. The Pantheon a building of ancient Rome has been well preserved and is a true masterpiece of architecture. Once inside the expert guide will give a short explanation of the history and the architectural secrets of the building. In the center of the square there is a fountain with a mist linear plan designed by Giacomo della Porta. From Piazza della Rotonda the distance is short to Piazza Colonna an area named after the 2nd century marble column celebrating the victories of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius over the Germanic populations. Today the square is the center of Italian political life which gravitates around Palazzo Chigi the seat of the Prime Minister. We will cross Via del Corso and in just 5 minutes arrive at the Trevi Fountain a true masterpiece and certainly the most famous and spectacular fountain in Rome. The last stop of our itinerary will be Piazza di Spagna the Spanish Steps. Extremely original in shape with a narrowing at the center which divides it in two parts it has always been the meeting place for travelers coming from all over the world. In the center of the square is the Fontana della Barcaccia made by Pietro Bernini father of the more famous Gian Lorenzo. This area is surely a paradise for the fashion conscious shopper and you will find the most important and famous names of the Italian style here. As the tour ends we can explore on our own the nice shopping area of Via Condotti or just have fun and relax in the numerous shops and cafes in the area. Includes - Hotel pick-up if option is selected - English-speaking guide - Modern headsets for a comfortable and relaxing tour Excludes - Meals and drinks - Personal expenses - Tips and gratuities - Optional activity costs

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