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HISTORIC CENTER, SHOPPING AND TRASTEVERE

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Distance: 3 km Duration: 8 hours + evening

Itinerary description

Intro:

In this itinerary you'll have the chance to experience a fun and relaxing day in the center of Rome. A discovery tour of the well known places all over the world, walking through the famous roman streets and ending up in Trastevere, one of the most popular and historic quarter of Rome, very popular with Romans and tourists who gather every night in clubs and restaurants.

Transport:

It is highly recommended to walk from one place to another since all the locations are in the city center.

Time Required:

To visit the sites mentioned it takes about 8 hours, depending on how much time you decide to stay in the places.

Route:

The itinerary starts from People’s Square (Piazza del Popolo), where you can get to by both bus or metro, stop at "Flaminio"(Line A). After checking out the roman square walk up Via del Babuino, a famous street for shopping, and you’ll arrive at Spain’s Square (Spanish Steps or Piazza di Spagna). After you've taken your sought-after pictures, continue the tour down Via dei Condotti  and walking passed the windows of the luxurious boutiques, you get to Via del Corso. Continuing along the street turn left in Via delle Muratte until you get the Trevi Fountain. After you've thrown your coins go back to Via del Corso and turn right into Via del Seminario. At the end of the street you will arrive in Piazza della Rotonda and the Pantheon, from there it is very easy to get to Campo dei Fiori, just take Via della Rotonda until Corso Vittorio Emanuele II. Campo dei Fiori in the evening become one of the favorite places in Rome by the Italians and foreigners  but it is also very busy during the day. From here proceed to the Palazzo Farnese built around 1514 by architect Antonio da Sangallo the Younger. The palace is considered one of the most significant examples of the Italian Renaissance. Continue on Via Giulia, designed by Bramante, and cross the Ponte Sisto. After the bridge you'll find Trilussa Square, the "entrance" to Trastevere. The square is dedicated to Carlo Alberto Salustri, a popular roman poet. Among the attractions to visit in Trastevere you should see the Roman Museum in Trastevere, which tells the story of  the neighborhood. After the museum we suggest you visit the Our Lady's in Trastevere Basilica. This is one of the oldest churches in the city and it's also the heart of the Trastevere Distric. The tour ends here.. Now you can spend some time exploring all of the restaurants, pubs, cocktail bars or night clubs located in this district!

 

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