Via Giulia Tours

Via Giulia
Commissioned by Pope Julius II in 1508, the grand Via Giulia is one of Rome’s most elegant thoroughfares, running for almost 1km between the Piazza dell'Oro and Piazza San Vincenzo Palloti. It’s a picturesque walkway, with its timeworn cobblestones framed by monumental arches, historic churches and Renaissance-era buildings, and the smattering of cafés and restaurants offer ample opportunities for people watching. 

Highlights of Via Giulia include the ivy-covered Arco Farnese, designed by Michelangelo; the adjoining Palazzo Farnese; and the 17th-century Fontana del Mascherone.  Other architectural gems include the Palazzo Falconieri, the baroque Santa Maria dell'Orazione Church; and the Palazzo Sacchetti, while the street has also earned a reputation for its quality antique shops.

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Via Giulia runs parallel to the Tiber River, between Piazza dell'Oro and Piazza San Vincenzo Palloti, in central Rome.
Address: Via Giulia, Rome, Italy
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Dark Ages of Rome Night Walking Tour with Hidden History & Hauntings

For a twist on the usual sightseeing experience, take an after-dark tour of Rome to admire its illuminated landmarks and monuments while listening to stories about ghosts, myths and legends. You’ll explore the winding alleys and squares in the city’s historical center with a guide, who provides eerie commentary about the supernatural and historical mysteries that have plagued the Eternal City for centuries. See attractions like Campo de’ Fiori, Castel Sant’Angelo and Palazzo Farnese in a whole new light.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Ghost Hunting: Semi-Private Night Walking Tour of Rome

Discover the dark side of Rome on a 2-hour evening walking tour that introduces you to the Eternal City’s most famous eternal wandering spirits. Hear tales of resident ghosts and haunting legends about the unlucky royals, poets, artists and ancient citizens who are said to still wander the city streets. Along the way, admire some of Rome’s most iconic monuments illuminated in a ghostly glow.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Rome - Electric Bicycle Small Group Tour of the Eternal City

Cycle through 2,000 years of history on a half-day electric bike tour of Rome. See iconic ancient wonders like the Colosseum and Circus Maximus, plus hidden historic treasures that are off the beaten tourist path. Easily climb some of Rome’s famous hills with a battery-powered boost, and cover much more ground than walking — without breaking a sweat. Tour size is limited for a more personalized small-group experience.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Ancient Rome Treasures Walking Tour: The Borgia Family and its Secrets

Follow the regal footsteps of one of Rome’s most powerful and scandalous families on this first-of-its-kind Borgias walking tour. Visit historic sites with ties to the clan of Rodrigo Borgia, also known as Pope Alexander VI, and hear tales of the family’s cut-throat rise to power from an entertaining historian guide. Separate fact from fiction and gain a new appreciation for the hit TV series as you visit some of Rome’s most iconic monuments. Tour size is limited for a more intimate small-group experience.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Papal Jubilee Segway Tour in Rome

With the pope’s declaration of 2016 as the year of the ‘Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy,’ it’s a great time to explore Rome’s religious heritage. On this 3-hour Segway tour, visit many of the city’s most important and intriguing churches, including Castel Sant’Angelo and St Peter’s Basilica — the heart of the Vatican. See ancient pilgrimage roads and lesser-known holy sites while your knowledgeable guide illuminates the history of Catholicism in Rome.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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