Trastevere Private Tour

Guided Tour of the Trastevere District of Rome

  • Santa Maria in Trastevere
  • The Streets of Trastevere
  • Mosaic in Santa Maria in Trastevere
  • Villa Farnesina

What makes this tour unique

The Trastevere area is full of important Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance artworks that most people miss out in Rome. This special tour includes a visit of the Tiberine Island, the Basilica of Santa Maria, the Sistine Bridge, some famous food delis and much more.

Duration: 3 Hours + 1 hour optional visit of Villa Farnesina and the Ancient Pharmacy of Via della Scala
Schedule: Everyday
Top-rated guide: Professional, licensed, and experienced English-speaking guide

Itinerary Description

Interested in seeing some of the less visited quarters of our beautiful Eternal City? Our experienced guides are enthusiastic to show you around the charismatic neighborhood of Trastevere, where the streets are narrow and laundry is still hanging from one window to another. Trastevere district in Rome is often described as Rome's Greenwich Village.

Our Trastevere tour is a pleasant walking tour, with your private guide you’ll discover this charming and welcoming part of Rome with plenty of cobblestone alleys, small shops, excellent restaurants, and medieval churches.

You’ll explore the cobbled streets and hidden alleyways that lead you to the medieval church of Santa Maria in Trastevere, one of the oldest and most charming basilicas in Rome.

You will then cross the Tiber river and walk along the historical via Giulia. The tour ends on Piazza Farnese in front of the imposing palace built for the famous Farnese family by Michelangelo.

This tour will broaden your experience of Rome with a visit to this enchanting area most tourists don't visit, and be able to ask questions right on the spot about its history and significance.

Optional (1 extra hour):

Visit Villa Farnesina: a magnificent suburban residence built in the 16th century for Agostino Chigi, the banker of the popes. Paintings by Raphael, Peruzzi and other important artists of the Italian Renaissance have their art hanging on the walls of this great Villa.

Ancient Pharmacy in Via Della Scala: one of the world's best preserved Ancient phramacies. This amazing XVIII century Papal pharmacy still features the original furnitures and tools to produce medicines for cardinals and high prelates.

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