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Find out what it takes to be an ancient Roman gladiator at the Gladiator School of Rome. During a hands-on lesson with instructors from the Historic Group of Rome, learn how to fight with authentic weapons of the time while wearing a traditional gladiator tunic and belt. Located on the Appian Way, not far from the Colosseum, this class is a unique and interactive way to learn about ancient Roman history, sports, and culture. Select a lesson time when booking.
Get first-hand experience making mosaics on this workshop with a master mosaicist. At a historical family-owned mosaic studio, work with local marble tiles to create traditional Roman mosaics. Learn about texture, composition, and marble tile cutting while hearing stories about the history of the craft. Take home your completed mosaic at the end of the workshop.
Experience a side of Rome rare to visitors with a mosaic-making workshop in the heart of the city—all materials included. Your instructor, who ensures that everyone in the class is attended to, teaches you little-known techniques used by 19th-century artisans who made gifts for the pope. The workshop leaves you with a unique souvenir to remember your stay in Italy.
Rome is famous for its art and for its wine, so combine the two on this fun paint and sip activity. Held in an attractive 17th century palace, you’ll get the chance to create your own masterpiece as a memento of your travels. Sample delicious wines and enjoy some snacks as you paint and make new friends. This is suitable for complete beginners and experienced painters, as instruction will be given.
Skip the frustration of photographing crowded tourist spots in Rome on this private nighttime photography tour. Shoot iconic landmarks, squares, and backstreets during the night and the golden hour, when most visitors and locals are tucked up in bed. A guide will offer tips and advice on low-light camera settings, angles, and more, as well as sharing information on history, culture, and art.
Visiting Rome without knowing the basics of Italian means missing out on the pleasure of interacting with locals and enjoying the nuances of the city’s culture. With this minicourse, learn the most useful words and phrases in Italian while walking through the bustling Testaccio market, trying out your newly honed language skills in real-life situations. Cap off your immersive experience with a celebratory wine and cheese tasting.
Learn about life in the 17th century, during Caravaggio's era, with this unusual experience that combines food, wine, and art. You'll be served local an assortment of Italian foods paired with three different types of wine, with explanations from a local wine expert about each. You’ll also get to hear a historian speak about Caravaggio's works and, more generally, what life was like in Baroque Rome.
Create your own souvenir during a 3.5-hour mosaic workshop in Rome. Regardless of experience level, it’s a great activity for both children and adults. Take a short tour of the Trastevere neighborhood, then enjoy a leisurely workshop with your teacher. Choose from a variety of designs, then let the creativity flow. With maximum eight people in each class, you get lots of personal attention from your instructor.
This experience makes you discover the fantastic world of felt and will give life to your creativity. Create your scarf, your shawl or your glove. The workshop will begin with an introduction to the "Nuno" technique and will follow with the creation of a beautiful felt accessory. We will start with the choice of materials, the cutting of fabrics and the final packaging. You will go home with a unique wearable art accessory and many creative ideas. I look forward to welcoming you to our laboratory for a creative creative experience.
Learn how ancient Roman gladiators lived and fought during this fun class. You’ll see the weapons and armor that the fighters used, and also learn how to fight like a gladiator (to an age-appropriate level). You’ll receive a special gladiator name tag at the end, as a memento of your tour. This is a fun activity for kids and friends traveling together.
Artists and arts-lovers will enjoy this art-focused sketching tour of Rome. With a drawing instructor guide, travel through the city to some of the most sketch-worthy locations. A handmade sketchbook, pencils, pens, and watercolors are provided for you; you can take advantage of as little or as much guidance from your instructor as you wish.
your master will be a professional art historian and painter . Kids and adults will experiment an interesting and easy painting and drawing class. The partecipants will work on canvases with acrylic or oil technique reproducing a subject easily to finish in about 2 hours . A techniques art lesson will be given and the explication of their origin of the pigments : minerals, natural substances, earth and sand . At the end of your class your masterpieces will be done and ready to be taken home !
The mosaic workshop offers a unique experience in the world of the traditional Roman Mosaic, which allows its students to touch this millenary art form and that gives each participant the opportunity to create his own mosaic with polychrome marble tiles, which can be picked up the day after the course has taken place.
PACKAGE PRICE , just one paying person per booking .Kids and teens are free. This tour, guided by a professional guide painter, will take you to discover the enternal city. Futhermore , you will cacht and fix in your sketches your personal impressions of the places visited, to fully enjoy your emotions of Rome. You will take back home your masterpieces, your personal postcards , made by yourself !!! the tour is very suggestable for kids !
When visiting Rome, take a break from sightseeing to practice the ancient practice of mosaic making. This private workshop for you and your party will give you plenty of hands-on instruction on how to make mosaics; artists of all levels are welcome. All instruction and materials included and you'll walk away with a personalized souvenir you made yourself.
Explore Rome on a half-day tour that takes you to top attractions where you can snap great photos of Italy's capital city. Your guide takes you to locations where you get an excellent perspective on monuments including the Colosseum, St. Peter's Basilica, the Pantheon, and Trevi Fountain. You can also capture classic Italian street scenes while exploring the Monti district, Piazza Navona, and more.
Hand-selected hosts and art instructors
Canvas, Acrylic Paint and anything you may need to create your masterpiece
Assorted selection of fine Italian wines (unlimited)
Locally sourced gourmet cheese and prosciutto platters
Traditional roman style pasta
An unforgettably unique evening out
Head into the 12th-century Capella Orsini for a unique, hands-on workshop in faux marble painting, a Roman technique used in the Eternal City for centuries. All ages and levels are welcome. Listen first to an introductory primer on the churches of Rome, then make your own take-home craft piece. Tours include paints and supplies, plus complimentary snacks and refreshments.
Take home an original souvenir of Rome when you book this private pottery class. All the materials and instruction are provided, so those of all levels and ages can participate. Make some soft clay into a work of art using the pottery wheel, then paint and varnish it to take home.
Enjoy one hour of pure immersion into italian ancient dances! Have fun with this real italian experience and enjoy it with your friends or your children.
Do you know what Pizzica Pizzica and tarantella are? are the most important italian tipical dances rich of traditions and mistery. Pizzica pizzica is a very ancient dance , becouse in the past people think that women who were spiked by a spider (tarantula), had hysterical and similar to convulsions movements. The close relatives of the “tarantolata” woman carried her in some squares or in churches, and at the rhythm of pizzica she began to dance in a sort of a frenetic hysteria.
If you have always wanted to paint a masterpiece but lack the nerve to try, join this fun, no-pressure experience in the heart of Rome. Visit an artist's studio and unleash your creativity under the guidance of your art instructor. Sipping on excellent Italian wines is sure to help the process.
Pick up a paintbrush and try your hand at recreating famous images during this workshop. Designed for kids and adults, this workshop begins with outlining a painting and then bringing it to life with color. Get advice from the teachers and take home your creation after the class.