Family Tour of Ancient Rome - The Hidden City (free for kids)

Cultural & Theme Tours in Italy
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Tour description

See more than an average tourist on this 2-hour family friendly walking tour. The tour is perfect for families, because your children under 15 do not pay. Uncover stunning Baroque fountains and historic piazzas as well as Michelangelo’s statues, birthplace of Julius Caesar and the largest Papal palace ever built. Visit the crypt of an ancient Basilica with a very creepy relic and climb to the top of the most important hill of Rome to take in the magnificent views of Roman Forum.Highlights: • Kids join for free • Small group for a personal experience (10 people or less) • Uncover the birthplace of Julius Caesar • Marvel at Michelangelo’s statues • Explore parts of Rome off the beaten tourist track

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Piazza Barberini, Rome, LazioYour tour of Ancient Rome starts at the charming Barberini Square, famous for exquisite Baroque fountain sculpted by Bernini. Head across the piazza, to the square of Four Fountains, passing by an impressive Barberini Palace (former residence of Pope).Walk by the Presidential Palace to the Quirinal Hill and stop to admire an amazing view of Rome and Saint Peter’s Basilica.From the Quirinal Hill, head to the traditional and enchanted neighborhood of Monti, follow your guide to the birthplace of Julius Caesar, and visit one of the most ancient churches in Rome.Next stop is a palace designed by Raphael, for the mistress of the Pope Borgia. Climb the stairs through the dark and mysterious Scalinata dei Borgia to find an ancient Basilica of Saint Peter in Chains. Once inside the Basilica, you will be amazed by the priceless works of art, especially the statue of Moses, by Michelangelo.Colosseum is just around the corner, stop for a moment to enjoy the view, and soak up the magical atmosphere of the ancient city.Continue to the Roman Forums and let your passionate guide take you to the crypt of Santa Francesca. From there, head to the top of Capitoline Hill, one of the seven hills of Rome.The tour ends here, in the heart of the ancient city, where your guide will tell you about the foundation of Rome, and the nerve center of the city – the Roman Forum.Duration: 2 hours

What's included

  • Free for kids under 15
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Piazza Barberini

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions