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Rome Segway Night Tour

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"rome night on a segway" ayhan gedik
Rome Segway Night Tour
Rome Segway Night Tour
Rome Segway Night Tour
Rome Segway Night Tour
Rome Segway Night Tour

Highlights

  • Experience the beauty and atmosphere of the Eternal City by night
  • Recommended by users of Trip Advisor – One of the top-rated things to do in Rome
  • The Segway personal transporter is a lot of fun to ride
  • See the most famous Rome landmarks
  • View the Spanish Steps, the widest staircase in Europe
  • Throw a coin in Trevi Fountain to ensure your return to Rome

Overview

Relive the days of Ancient Rome while gliding on the coolest ride of the 21st Century

On this exciting tour you’ll experience the Eternal City at its best! Rome at night is unparalleled by any city in the world. Make this the memory you take home with you.

The Segway is a two-wheeled vehicle which moves according to your balance and body movements. It’s safe, easy and fun! A 30-minute orientation will ensure you are comfortable on the vehicle before you hit the streets.

With your English speaking guide, you’ll glide past the magnificent landmarks of Rome, such as the Pantheon and the Temple of Hadrian, while listening to an audio commentary through headphones. You’ll learn all about the rise and fall of the Roman Empire.

See the Spanish Steps, the widest staircase in Europe, and the iconic Trevi Fountain, made famous in films such as La Dolce Vita and Roman Holiday. Throw a coin in the fountain to ensure your return to Rome!

Itinerary

Your unforgettable Rome Segway Night Tour begins when you meet your English-speaking guide at the local tour operator’s office, located in Via di Sant’Eufemia #15. This tour is limited to small groups, so you are guaranteed an intimate and unique experience.

For 2½ hours, you will see Rome at night from the comfort of a Segway. An audio system with headphones will ensure you can hear what your guide is saying. A 30 minute orientation will ensure you are comfortable riding the Segway personal transporter vehicle.

Your tour begins by gliding through the Forum of Traiano (Trajan's Forum), an ancient structure dating from 112 AD. The main entrance to the Forum was originally surmounted by an enormous statue of Emperor Trajan.

From Trajan’s Forum, you’ll proceed to Venice Square (Piazza Venezia). This is the central hub of Rome, with many thoroughfares intersecting.

You’ll next ride to the Temple of Hadrian, dating from the year 145 AD. The temple was built to honor Emperor Hadrian, who ruled from 117 to 138 AD. He’s best known for building Hadrian's Wall, which marked the northern limit of Roman Britain, and rebuilding the Pantheon in Rome.

The Pantheon is your next stop. This temple was commissioned by Marcus Agrippa to honor all the gods of Ancient Rome. It is one of the best-preserved of all Roman buildings and has been in continuous use throughout its history. The Pantheon dome remains the largest unreinforced concrete dome in the world.

You then glide to Navona Square which was built on the site of a stadium. This square features important sculptural and architectural creations, such as the Fountain of the Four Rivers (Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi) in the center, topped by the Obelisk of Domitian.

You’ll then proceed to the Palazzo Montecitorio, a palace that is now the seat of the Italian Chamber of Deputies. The palace dates from the 17th century and was designed for the nephew of Pope Gregory XV.

At Piazza Colonna, you’ll see the Doric column of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, which is modeled on Trajan's Column. An inscription found nearby indicates that the column was completed by 193 AD.

You’ll proceed to the Spanish Steps, the widest staircase in Europe. This monumental stairway of 135 steps was built from 1723 to 1725. It was built to link the Bourbon Spanish Embassy and the Trinità dei Monti church that was under the patronage of the Bourbon kings of France, both located above, to the Holy See in Palazzo Monaldeschi located below.

To conclude the tour, you’ll go to the Trevi Fountain, the largest Baroque fountain in Rome and one of the most famous fountains in the world. It lies at the junction of three roads and marks the end point of one of the aqueducts that supplied water to ancient Rome. According to legend, throwing a coin in the fountain will ensure that a visitor returns to Rome.

Trevi Fountain featured in Federico Fellini's film La Dolce Vita, starring Anita Ekberg and Marcello Mastroianni, and the 1953 film, Roman Holiday, starring Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck.

Upon completion of the tour, you will return to the office at Via di Sant’Eufemia #15.

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Reviews

  • rome night on a segway

    probably the most unique experience you have in rome...

    ayhan gedik
  • rome by nigh with style

    tour guide explains everything along the way there is a 15 minute orientation to use the segway after that you are on your way to fun...

    ayhan gedik
  • rome at nigh what an experience

    dont miss this unique tour that takes you around rome in styles...

    ayhan gedik
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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

01 Apr - 31 Oct: Daily except Friday & Saturday

Duration

2½ hours

Start time

April, May, September and October: 8:00pm
June, July and August: 8:30pm

Meeting point

The local tour operator’s office located in Via di Sant’Eufemia #15, Rome. The office is very close to the Piazza Venezia. To find it, use the Vittoriano (big white monument located in piazza Venezia) as a reference. Facing it, cross Via dei Fori Imperiali and walk in the direction of the white column with spirals around and a statue on the top. Keep walking, leaving the column on your right and the churches on your left. As soon as you pass the second church, turn left into Via di Sant’Eufemia.
Please reach the meeting point 15 minutes earlier for pre departure briefing.

Ending point

The tour ends back at Via di Sant’Eufemia #15

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Inclusions

  • English-speaking guide
  • Segway rental for 3 hours
  • 30 minute orientation session
  • Headphones to hear the guide
  • Helmet
  • Ponchos in case of rain

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Food and beverages

Do/Dont's

Wear comfortable shoes and clothing for touring. Remember to carry ID proof. Do not carry large bags on the Segway

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Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 48 hours on the number given on your booking voucher prior to start of the tour to confirm all departure details.

Before the tour starts, you will have to provide identification with the confirmation voucher.

The tour does not go inside monuments or museums.

Please arrive at the meeting point at least 5 minutes prior to tour departure.
The group will wait a maximum of 10 minutes for latecomers after the designated departure time.

Use of the Segway is not recommended for pregnant women.

If your child is younger than 16 years of age, he/she will have to be a minimum of 140 cm (4,6 ft) of height and over 40 kilos (90 pounds) of weight. The local activity operator will have the right to decline accepting your child without any obligation to refund you for her/his tickets.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Please be aware there are no public restrooms in the local tour operator’s office.
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