Love and Sex History Tour of Ancient Rome

Cultural & Theme Tours in Rome

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Take this 2-hour tour to the secret side of Roman history led by a guide. Walk through the center of the Eternal City and hear stories about famous Roman relationships, wedding rituals, and seduction practices from your guide. This tour is suitable for every adult who wants to know the deepest intimacy of Roman history while visiting some of the city's most beautiful areas.
Meet your guide at 6pm in Piazza Farnese and visit some of the city's most charming areas and significant monuments that have been the backstage of famous romantic escapades. Visit the Campo de' Fiori area where Pope Alexander Borgia met his lovers and where the richest escorts of the Renaissance used to live. Explore Pompey and Marcellus Theaters and learn about seduction practices that spectators used to follow 2000 years ago. How did the Romans kiss? What age did they get married? Did they read erotic books? You will find the answer to all these questions while sightseeing around the center of Rome.Wander Piazza Navona and learn about the dowries once used to help poor girls get married, and the prospects for those who did not find a husband. Find out the love stories of painter Raphael while exploring the Pantheon and the church of Santa Maria Sopra Minerva.Approximately 15 minutes will be spent at each site to hear stories and take pictures. This is a special tour that every adult should take to discover the untold part of Roman history. Not recommended for kids.The tour will end in Piazza Navona one of the most spectacular and romantic squares of Europe.

What’s included

  • Local guide
  • Private tour

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks


  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Led by a local guide