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01 Nov 17 - 31 Mar 18: Monday, Thursday and Saturday
3 hours approximatelyStart time
Via di Sant’Eufemia #15, Rome. It is very close to the Piazza Venezia. To arrive at the venue, take as a reference the Vittoriano (big white monument located in piazza Venezia). Facing it, cross ViadeiForiImperiali and walk in 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 overcome the second church, turn left into Via di Sant’Eufemia.Ending Point
Same as the start point
This small tour is conducted by an English speaking guide, who will take you around the city and share interesting anecdotes and stories. Some of the attractions covered are the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain and Campo de’ Fiori square.
As you cycle your way through the hustle and bustle of the streets, stop at the best food places and bakeries to savour a carousel of authentic Italian delicacies like Roman croissant, espresso coffee, Italian pastry, Roman pizza and home-made ice-cream. Also, get the opportunity to witness how they are prepared and enrich yourself with its history.
Meet your guide at theVia di Sant’Eufemia and get onto your bikes to begin your Two-in-One Rome Tour. Pedal along the historic streets of the city while your guide leads the way to various historical sites. S/he will enrich you with stories and trivia about the monuments and structures, as you admire the architecture and beauty of the buildings.
Some of the major highlights of the tour are:
Roman Forum: It is the central area around which ancient Rome developed. Filled with beautiful statues and buildings, it is a hub of stunning architecture and was a platform for public speeches in AD 203. One of the major highlights of this area is the Forum of Julius Caesar built in 46 BC by Julius Caesar.
The Colosseum: Inarguably the most majestic structure of the Roman Empire, the Colosseum (originally known as the Flavian Amphitheatre) is inhabited by myriad tales of bravery, public life and royalty in ancient Rome. Despite the pillage of natural disasters, fires, pollution and wars, it is a living proof of the stunning architecture and strong masonry of ancient world, and has served as a model for stadiums around the world.
The Jewish Ghetto: Known to be the inspiration behind William Shakespeare’s most noted work The Merchant of Venice, the Jewish Quarter of the Cannaregio district exists as early as the 16th century and is the best place to witness the life that the locals lead and how their days are filled with fun, food and merry making.
The Circus Maximus: Constructed in 6th century BC, it was a chariot race track and was also used for other public events like gladiator fights and Roman games. It was believed to have accommodated a quarter of Roman population and currently it is a large grassland while the original structure served as building material for medieval and Renaissance constructions.
Campo de’ Fiori square: Once a meadow, the square is known for its market and for centuries was a place for public executions. It was here that Italian philosopher Giordano Bruno was executed and a statue of his was placed in the piazza bythe sculptor Ettore Ferrari in 1887.
The Pantheon: Originally built as a temple to all the gods of Ancient Rome. The best preserved of all Roman buildings, it has been in continuous use throughout its history. Since the 7th century it has been a Catholic church.
Trevi Fountain: The largest and most ambitious of the Baroque fountains of Rome. Legend says that if visitors throw a coin into the fountain, they are ensured a return to Rome.
During the course of the tour, tickle your tastebuds with a real Italian breakfast menu comprised of an espresso coffee paired with typical roman croissant at a traditional artisan bakery shop. When the ride becomes too overwhelming, take a break for a crunchy Roman pizza prepared with an artisan ancient recipe in one of the renowned “forno” (bakeries). That’s not all. You will also get a chance to have a sneak peek into the kitchen and witness how the super thin and tasty pizza is prepared.
To bring this tour to its perfect ending, you cannot miss savouring a home-made Italian ice-cream while the guide tells you its importance in Italian culture and how it is prepared.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.
This tour will not visit the inside of monuments and museums
It is the responsibility of all visitors to be at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure. Guests arriving after departure cannot be accommodated and missed tours or tickets cannot be refunded.
A minimum of 2 passengers are required for the tour to operate, should you make a booking for 1 person and there not be anyone else booked every effort will be made to move you to another date, should this not be possible you will be offered a full refund.
Please carry a photo identification card to exchange the vouchers
Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.
If your child is younger than 10 years of age, we require the EXPERT LEVEL of biking and that he/she rides her/his own bike.
Please note that our staff will have the right to decline accepting your child without any obligation to refund you for her/his tickets.
This was a great tour taken through streets that we would never have found ourselves food was good and our tour guide was very knowledgeable. thank you...susan p neilson