1138 Visits
Distance: 3 Km Duration: 4 to 5 hours

Itinerary description

Is recommended to walk from one place to another.

Time Required:
To visit the sites mentioned it takes about  4 or 5 hours, depending on the time you decide to stop in each place.

With this itinerary yuo'll visit the Aventine Hill, where there are some of the oldest churches of the city and from where you can enjoy a beautiful panoramic view over Rome.

The itinerary starts from the Mouth of Truth, a famous roman attraction, where you can stop a few minutes for a souvenir pictures. Get on the Aventine Hill, one of the seven hills of Rome, which is one of the city residential areas. The Aventine Hill hosts the Municipal Rose Garden, which has about 1,100 species of roses from all around the world. From here you can enjoy great views over the city: the Circus Maximus, the Palatine and the Synagogue . The itinerary conitnues to the Orange’s Garden, a great place to take beautiful pictures. Continue on Via di Santa Sabina where you’ll find the church of St Sabina at the Aventine, built in the 5th century  and the St Mary’s Priory Church, located close to Cavalieri di Malta Square. Go straight and you arrive at  Non-Catholic Cemetery, considered one of the most beautiful cementeries in the world. In front of the cemetery there's the ancient Pyramid of Gaius Cestius, built as a tomb between 18 and 12 BC. The building form was inspired by Egyptian models, very popular in Rome after the conquest of Egypt during the era of the Roman Empire.

From here we recommend the following itineraries:

Ancient Rome Itinerary 1

Ancient Rome Itinerary 2

Ancient Rome Itinerary 3

Ancient Rome Itinerary 5

Historic Center Itinerary 5