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  • Location: Rome, Italy
  • Duration:  90 minutes (approx.)
Explore the heart of Italy’s ancient capital and hear tales of myth and legend on this 1.5-hour ghost and mystery walking tour of Rome. When the sun sets, a darker and more mysterious side of the city comes to life. Make your way along winding alleyways and through ancient squares in Rome’s age-old center, and listen as your guide regales you with enthralling historical and supernatural mysteries. Discover highlights such as the Ponte Sisto, Palazzo Farnese and the Castel Sant'Angelo illuminated at night.


  • 1.5-hour ghost and mystery walking tour of Rome
  • Explore Italy’s ancient capital under the cover of darkness
  • Discover top attractions such as Castel Sant'Angelo, Palazzo Farnese and Ponte Sisto illuminated at night
  • Wander down winding alleyways with an expert guide and hear terrifying tales of myth and legend
  • Learn of the Corte Savella Prison, where late-Renaissance noblewoman Beatrice Cenci was unfairly put to death in the 16th century
  • Take an alternative nocturnal view of Rome's major sites on this entertaining evening tour

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What You Can Expect

Ghost and Mystery Walking Tour of Rome

Explore the mysterious Campo de' Fiori on your ghostly walking tour of Rome

Meet your guide beneath the imposing Baroque façade of Sant'Andrea della Valle church as night begins to fall. Then, set off to begin your ghost and mystery walking tour. With thousands of years of ancient history round every corner, Rome is the perfect place to explore the borders between fact and legend.

Head along the Corso Vittorio to the beautiful yet mysterious Campo de' Fiori. This ancient town square has been a vibrant center of commerce and culture since the 13th century, but illuminated under the cover of dusk, it takes on an altogether more sinister feel. Listen as your guide talks of the ghostly goings-on to which the Campo de' Fiori has played host over the centuries.

Wander through the impressive Piazza Farnese, home to city highlights such as the 16th-century Palazzo Farnese — considered by many to be among the most important High Renaissance palaces in Rome. Cross the Tiber River towards the church of Santa Maria dell'Orazione e Morte and admire the elegant Ponte Sisto, beautifully lit against the darkness of night.

Discover the site of the ancient Corte Savella Prison, where late-Renaissance noblewoman Beatrice Cenci was unfairly put to death for her father’s murder in the 16th century. It is said that in early September each year — on the anniversary of her torture and death — her ghost can still be heard vainly appealing for justice to finally be served.

Explore the Via dei Banchi Vecchi and the Via del Banco di Santo Spirito with your guide, and arrive before the imposing Castel Sant’Angelo — commissioned by the Roman Emperor Hadrian as a private mausoleum from 123 AD. Once a fortress, Papal residence and prison, the Castel Sant’Angelo is shrouded in mystery and legend.

After 1.5 hours exploring the winding alleyways through Rome’s ancient heart, your tour will conclude at Castel Sant'Angelo.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

A fantastic tour. The lovely guide amanda was very knowledgeable in her specialist field of roman history. She spoke beautifully and clearly and really engaged our three kids aged 10,14 and 16. A really great way to understand the history and architecture when it's cooler and less crowded. It did run until after 11. Highly recommended.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This was an excellent tour and well worth the money!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was excellent, our guide John really made the stories he was telling come alive and had a wicked sense of humour which suited this tour perfectly. A big thank you to John this was by far our favourite tour in Rome.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

The guide Davido was very knowledgeable and my seven year old had a lot of fun.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Excellent guide!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Great tour! A must do when in Rome!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Excellent, guide was very informative and fun.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

The tour was a great way to see some of the back streets that aren't normally seen and hear some great stories

John I
United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Our guide Amanda was absolutely amazing. A great tour around some of Rome's medieval landmarks, delivered with passion, knowledge and verve. We loved Amanda's insider tips and obvious love of Rome's history. Five stars!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Excellent way to spend a couple of hours in the lesser known parts of Rome during the evening, a very knowledgable, funny and engaging guide. Thoroughly enjoyed by group, age ranges 15 - 60 years.

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