Off the beaten path: Order of Malta & Aventine Hill Walking Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Rome
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Tour description

Uncover the true gem of Rome, exclusive and unique Sovereign Military Order Of Malta on this 2-hour walking tour. Delve into a place rarely seen by an average tourist the headquarters of one of the oldest Military orders in the world. Your English-speaking guide will take you through the quaint neighborhood of Testaccio to the top of the Aventine hill, where you will explore the breath-taking Orange Gardens, admire stunning views of Rome from the top of the hill, and discover the secret keyhole of Rome.Highlights: • Small group • English-speaking guide • Off the beaten path location • Panoramic views of Rome • Exclusive venue

Meet your guide at 9:50am (please be on time) at the designated meeting point and after a short briefing embark on this 2-hour walking tour. Your group will not be larger than 15 people and your guide will speak perfect English. You will commence the tour by walking through the quaint streets of Testaccio, your guide will provide you with an expert commentary along the way. When you have reached the top of the Aventine Hill, you will enter one of the most enigmatic and exclusive places in Rome - the property of the Military Order Of Malta. You will become one of a select few allowed to enter this majestic place, and learn about this ancient order. Your guide will give you ample time to take photos, ask questions and take rest if needed.Your experience will continue with your guide taking your small group to one of the most enchanted places of Rome - The Orange Gardens of Aventine. The gardens offer a magnificent view of Rome and its landmarks like Saint Peter's Basilica and Vittoriano. From the Orange Gardens your guide will take you to the well kept secret of Rome - The Secret Keyhole. Peer through the keyhole as the tour ends and be mesmerized by the view of the dome of Saint Peter's framed by the ancient cypress trees.

What's included

  • Professional guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the line

What's not included

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