The roman itinerary to discover the treasure of the city: from People's Square, we suggest a tour at the Ara Pacis museum, a visit inside the ancient church until arrive in Navona Square where during the Christmas holiday you can find many games to entertain your kids in Rome.
We recommended to walk from one place to another since all the locations are in the city center or along the river.
To visit the sites mentioned it takes about 3 or 4 hours, depends on the time you decide to stay in the places.
Our itinerary starts from People’s Square, where you can get both by bus and metro (Line A, stop at "Flaminio"). Here there is the beautiful Church of Our Lady of the People. Enter and visit the interior of the roman church, built in 1099, well known for the Cappella Cerasi that has two masterpieces of Carvaggio: the Conversion of Paul and the Crucifixion of St Peter. From People’s Square go along Via di Ripetta and after a few hundred meters you will find the Ara Pacis, one of the most famous monuments of Rome, built in 9 BC to celebrate Emperor Augustus . If you want you can come to visit the museum, open throughout the week except Monday. After visiting Ara Pacis go straight to Via di Ripetta arrive at Via della Scrofa, along which you will find the ancient Church of Rome’s French Community .We suggest to enter in the church because she hosts three Caravaggio's masterpieces regarding the life of St Matthew. Turn right on Via del Salvatore and within minutes you will arrive in one of the most charming places in Rome, Navona Square, the large square marked by the beautiful fountains. During the Christmas holidays in the square you’ll find a the characteristic Christmas market with stalls artists markets and many games for your childrens. Before continue your itinerary we suggest you to stop for a break in one of the square’s restaurants or take a sandwich in the bar!
From here we recommend the following itineraries:
Historic Center Itinerary 1
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