5 star rating: Highly Recommended 33 Reviews

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  • Location: Rome, Italy
  • Duration:  3 hours (approx.)

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Cruise through the gardens of beautiful Villa Borghese in Rome by Segway! Near the popular Spanish Steps, Villa Borghese is known as the green heart of Rome -- a tranquil park sheltered from Rome's bustling city streets. Your expert guide will lead you along beautiful tree-line pathways and past spectacular fountains, the park's Lake Gardens and Piazza di Siena, an ornate square within the grounds.

Numbers are limited to eight people on this small-group Segway tour, ensuring you'll receive personalized attention from your friendly guide.

Highlights

  • 3-hour Segway tour of Villa Borghese in Rome
  • Glide along Villa Borghese's beautiful tree-line pathways and see the peaceful Lake Gardens
  • Cruise past the Piazza di Siena and see the Temple of Diana, two of Villa Borghese's major landmarks
  • Suitable for all fitness levels
  • Small-group tour limited to 8 people ensures a more personalized experience

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What You Can Expect

Rome Segway Tour: Villa Borghese

Villa Borghese fountains

After receiving a comprehensive overview of your Segway from your expert guide, you’ll be ready to conquer Rome's Villa Borghese park in style! As you glide the short distance from your meeting point to the park, pass the must-see Spanish Steps -- the famous 138-step staircase leading up from Piazza di Spagna.

Villa Borghese, opened in 1903, is the largest public park in Rome. The 148-acre (80-hectare) park features wide, shady lanes lined by temples, beautiful fountains, statues and museums -- perfect for cruising along on a Segway. Zoom down picturesque paths, away from car traffic, and weave between the lush trees and dazzling fountains.

Pass the Canonica Museum, named after Pietro Canonica, the Italian painter, opera composer, professor and sculptor. Your guide will tell you about his famous books, drawings and sculptures. Continue to the Temple of Diana and admire the goddess statue with one of her hunting dogs.

Continue further into the park to see the magnificent Piazza di Siena -- one of the park’s architectural and environmental jewels. From here, your guide will navigate you through the Lake Gardens, which was added by the English designer Jacob Moore after a major expansion and restoration project in the park.

Explore the newly renovated tree-lined walkways complete with new lawns and flowerbeds, a landscape of trees, shrubs and herbaceous borders. Admire the mirror of the lake’s water before reaching the Valadier House. Continue to the stunning Water Watch Fountain and make your way finally to Canonica Avenue, where your tour will end.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

The tour was the only way to go through the Villa Borghese. We were able to cover every inch with ease. Our Roman guide Uberto from the tour operator was very knowledgeable and fun. I would highly recommend this tour and if you have concerns about never being on a segway, dont worry they are extremely easy to operate.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Uberto was a terrific guide
Segway is the way to go
Significant coverage of the garden and excellent information along the way
Friendly, professional and knowledgeable

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