What to see in Rome: discover one of the most characteristic neighborhoods of Rome on a small group tour of Trastevere on the west bank of the Tiber River.
13 participants maximum
Traveling by golf cart, go to one of the oldest churches in Rome, and marvel at the 13th-century mosaics of Santa Maria in Trastevere. See the side chapels of S. Cecilia and Avila.
Drive down the lively alleys of the former village, and enter the Jewish Quarter. Pass the lovely fountain in Piazza Trilussa, and learn how it once carried water from the Aqueduct of Trajan. Next, go to Tiber Island in the middle of the Tiber River. Visit the 17th-century BC Marcello Theater, commissioned by the nephew of Augustus, Marcus Marcellus.
See the Porch of Octavia, commissioned by Augustus in the 27th century BC, and dedicated to his sister Octavia Minor. Beside the temples, there is a library erected by Octavia in memory of her son Marcus Claudius Marcellus. Go to a synagogue built between 1901 and 1904. Admire its democratic design, chosen by the community as a reflection of their freedom in Rome.
Next, drive down Largo di Torre Argentina to see the remains of Pompey’s Theatre. Discover the ruins of 4 temples in a once sacred area. End on the Campo de’ Fiori, dominated by the statue of the poet and philosopher, Bruno Giordano. Learn how he was tried for heresy, and burned at the stake in the medieval market in the 16th century.
The tour includes:
Transportation by golf cart
The tour does not include:
Tour inside the synagogue and Marcello Theater
Photos of this tour
Tour meeting point
Piazza Di Santa Maria in Trastevere, Piazza di Santa Maria in Trastevere, 00153 Roma, Italia
Meet in front of Santa Maria in Trastevere Church, Piazza Santa Maria, Trastevere, Rome. Your guide will be holding a "Mea Tours" sign.
End your tour in the Campo de’ Fiori, unless otherwise advised at the start of the tour