• Location: Rome, Italy
  • Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)
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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.

Highlights

  • 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

What You Can Expect

Ghost and Mystery Walking Tour of Rome

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

Your evening tour starts at Sant'Andrea della Valle, where you’ll meet your guide in the shadows of the church’s baroque façade. Then begin your exploration into Rome’s thousands of years of ghostly history.

Walk along Corso Vittorio to Campo de’ Fiori, an ancient square that has been a lively part of the city since the 1200s. While you soak up the chilling atmosphere of the square after dark, hear about the supernatural activity that has taken place here over the centuries. Then head across Piazza Farnese, passing by Palazzo Farnese, on your way to Ponte Sisto, a 15th-century bridge. Cross the Tiber River, walking toward the Church of Santa Maria dell’Orazione e Morte, and stop at the site of the ancient Corte Savella prison, where Beatrice Cenci, a noblewoman from the late Renaissance era, was sentenced to death for the murder of her father. Was it fair? Hear about her story and her ghost that still calls for justice.

Continue along Via dei Banchi Vecchi and Via del Banco di Santo Spirito to Castel Sant’Angelo, commissioned by Rome’s Emperor Hadrian in 123 AD as a mausoleum. The imposing structure has had many lives, from fortress to pope’s residence to prison, and as such, is shrouded in legends and mysteries.

Your tour ends here, where you are centrally placed to continue your night out in Rome on your own.

Customer Reviews

angelo r m

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

EXCELLENT!!!

yahoo

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

This tour was the perfect introduction Rome! Blitch was a fantastic tour guide and had great stories, as well as, recommendations. Would highly recommend him and the agencies Viator and City Wonder.

kauser a

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Awesome night tour with fabulous tour guide Blitch. 5 of us women felt warmly welcomed as soon as we arrived at the meeting point which was an easy bus ride from termini station. The tour is not scary but very interesting and informative- with entertaining stories throughout! Beautiful views of St Peters Basilica, river Tiber, Castel D'Angelo and more - these places are bought alive with the historical stories! We had a great time! Many thanks Blitch - you rock!

jimmy o

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

highly recommended! you will know rome within the losers side

Soldierb11

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

Great tour, I am sorry I forgot the tour guide's name but she was excellent.

mazure.aija

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

One of the best tours I've ever been on. The guide was a history buff so we were blessed with getting more than we bargained for. Lots of murders, ghosts and live history. Higly recommended!

Kira B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Great tour! The walk was beautiful and stories were great!

Maryam J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Very interesting!

Scott J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

This tour was so wonderful, that every time we travel, I find myself hoping to get a ghost tour to match the intensity and depth of this one we had 3 years ago. I STILL recall how wonderful it was. And, I remember the stories -- such a great experience!

Donna B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

This was such a highlight to a city with so much history that its always good to try something different and by night! we meet our wonderful guide their was a small enough group of us as well and we traveled and explored the many different tales of the city and the tour ended at the Vatican which obviously looked amazing in the darkness! Would recommend this for something a bit different to do in such an amazing city!!!

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