A Day Away From Crowds! Underground, Panorama, Optical Illusions … with Lunch!

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Beneath, Above and Beyond … With lunch!

This half-day tour starts with a visit to Basilica San Clemente, which provides an insight to 2000 years of history in three ground layers. After that, the tour takes you on the less-known Caelian Hill where ancient Roman Houses were discovered. It continues towards the oldest entertaining venue, Circus Maximus and the Aventine hill where you will enjoy the stunning views over Rome away from crowds.

You will wrap up the experience in one of the local restaurants with a typical Roman lunch or dinner.

This tour will make you see Rome from different points of view, discovering some of its hidden gems and optical illusions. As such it provides an overview of Roman cultural history, supported with examples from architecture and arts, which makes it a great experience for those who just arrived in the city, as well as, for those who have already seen the major “must-see” sights and are looking to experience something different.

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Duration: 6 hours
Starts: Roma, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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Beneath, Above and Beyond … With lunch!

This half-day tour starts with a visit to Basilica San Clemente, which provides an insight to 2000 years of history in three ground layers. After that, the tour takes you on the less-known Caelian Hill where ancient Roman Houses were discovered. It continues towards the oldest entertaining venue, Circus Maximus and the Aventine hill where you will enjoy the stunning views over Rome away from crowds.

You will wrap up the experience in one of the local restaurants with a typical Roman lunch or dinner.

This tour will make you see Rome from different points of view, discovering some of its hidden gems and optical illusions. As such it provides an overview of Roman cultural history, supported with examples from architecture and arts, which makes it a great experience for those who just arrived in the city, as well as, for those who have already seen the major “must-see” sights and are looking to experience something different.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Basilica of San Clemente, Via Labicana 95, 00184 Rome Italy

A brief introduction to the tour and visit of a time-machine church

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Ludus Magnus, Piazza del Colosseo Via Labicana, Rome Italy

Presentation of this archaeological site and a short presentation of the Colosseum from the outside

Pass By: Arco di Dolabella, Tra via della Navicella e via S. Paolo della Croce, Rome Italy

Explanation of the arch and the Caelian hill

Stop At: Santi Giovanni e Paolo, Piazza Dei Santi Giovanni E Paolo 13, 00184 Rome Italy

Explanation of this ancient church and the area around it.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Circus Maximus, Via del Circo Massimo, 00186 Rome Italy

Presentation and explanation of this ancient entertainment venue

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Colle Aventino, Rome Italy

The tour continues to the Aventine hill passing by the garden of Roses

Stop At: Giardino degli Aranci, Piazza Pietro D’Illiria Above Circus Maximus, 00153 Rome Italy

Presentation of the Garden of Oranges, it’s cultural significance and explanation of the surroundings. Here, the guests are welcome to rest while enjoying the stunning views over Rome.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Piramide Cestia, Via Raffaele Persichetti, 00153 Rome Italy

Presentation of the Pyramid and its surroundings

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Monte Testaccio, Via Nicolo Zabaglia 24 cnr Via Galvani, 00153 Rome Italy

Presentation of the area, it’s historical development and significance.

Lunch or a Dinner in one of the local restaurants.

Duration: 10 minutes



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