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Rome Evening Walking Tour with Aperitif
"the tour starts in the Piazza di Spagna at the base of the Spanish Steps. The 135 steps related to the historic Bourbon Spanish Embassy to the church of Trinita dei Monti at the summit proceed to the Rococo splendor of the Trevi Fountain your guide will explain the tradition of throwing a coin over your shoulder into the fountain and you will eventually return to Rome.Walk to the Pantheon the largest brick dome in the history of architecture considered a forerunner of all modern places of worship the Pantheon is dedicated to the gods of Olympus and one of the best preserved monuments of ancient Rome. The tour will end at Piazza Navona which is built on the ruins of Domitian Circus
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Dolce Vita Tour with Ice Cream
"Make your first stop on this tour in the amazing Villa Borghese before heading to Pincio’s terrace which overlooks Piazza del Popolo. Continue toward Via del Corso to reach Piazza Venezia and go to one of the most fascinating and less known places of Rome.Next head to the Colosseum which symbolizes the Eternal City all over the world. Move forward to the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore the only one which has preserved the paleochristian structure before viewing the Palazzo del Quirinale the President of Italian Republic’s official residence.Head to the Fontana di Trevi
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Private Tour: Rome Day Trip from Florence
"Start your private day trip with a pickup from your centrally located Florence hotel. Meet your friendly driver and board your luxurious air-conditioned saloon or minivan.Then relax and enjoy the roughly 3-hour journey south as your driver gives you a taster of the day ahead and the history of Italy’s capital known as the Eternal City. On arrival in Rome meet up with an expert local guide for your 2-hour private walking tour. As a private tour the itinerary is flexible so feel free to ask your guide to tailor the route according to your wishes.Start at the bustling Piazza di Spagna to view its world-famous Spanish Steps — the 18th-century staircase that sweeps up to the Piazza Trinità dei Monti above. Then walk through boutique-lined streets to the next treasure: the Trevi Fountain. Toss a coin in the waters and then continue on to the 2nd-century Pantheon
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Villa Medici Tips (8)

French Academy in Rome

The famous Villa Medici in Piazza della Trinita Monti was formerly the house in Rome of the Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (and part of the Medici Clan who is famous for the...
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machomikemd
Jun 04, 2016

Villa Medici, Part IV

The grounds and the façade of Villa Medici served as a collection spot for Ancient Roman artifacts. Here are some impressions of the façade (see photos #3 ) and other locations of the estate. The...
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von.otter
Oct 28, 2012

Villa Medici, Part III

The grounds of Villa Medici serve as an outdoor sculpture museum. Among the works on display is a production of an ancient sculptural grouping that represents Niobe and her children; the original can...
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von.otter
Oct 28, 2012

Villa Medici, Part II

After having entertained his brother, Joseph II, Emperor of Austria, at Villa Medici in 1780, Leopold I, Grand Duke of Tuscany, decided to move remaining works of art that decorated the grounds and...
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von.otter
Sep 24, 2012

Villa Medici, Part I

“With S. to the Villa Medici, perhaps on the whole the most enchanting place in Rome. The part of the garden called the Boschetto has an incredible, impossible charm; an upper terrace, behind locked...
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von.otter
Dec 11, 2009

Villa Medici

This superbly located palazzo is a beautiful exemple of the Reanaissance architecture. Its gardens, with statues that have been restored recently, would deserve a visit in their own right.Since July...
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Manara
Aug 19, 2009

When in Rome, Do as the Romans Do.

Go to the park on a Sunday! Take a stroll through the Medici gardens. The view is fabulous and you feel like a local. Although pricey, grab a latte at the park refreshment stand. Then walk down to the...
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Livie2
Aug 29, 2006

Villa Medici

Superbly positioned on the Pincio hill above Piazza di Spagna, this 16th century villa has kept the name it assumed when Cardinal Ferdinando de’ Medici bought it in 1576. The villa is now home to the...
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Feb 13, 2005
 
 
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Things to Do Near Villa Medici

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Fontana della Barcaccia

Fontana della Barcaccia or Fountain of the Ugly Boat is one of the famous works of famous Rennaisance artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini (who completed this fountain which was started by his father Pietro...
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Column of the Immaculate Conception

This column, dedicated in 1857, depicts the Blessed Virgin Mary, located in Piazza Mignanelli, near Piazza di Spagna. Designed by Luigi Poletti and figure atop sculpted by Giuseppe Obici and for...
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Spanish Steps - Piazza di Spagna

the Spanish Steps and the Piazza Di Espagna have gotten it's name from the Spanish Embassy along the Plaza which was the seat of the Embassy of Spain and the Ambassador house since the Bourbon Spain...
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Chiesa Sant'Andrea Delle Fratte

Located a short distance south of Piazza di Spagna, la chiesa di Sant'Andrea delle Fratte is thought to have originated in the 12th century. By the early 15th century, it became the national church of...
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Sant'Ambrogio e Carlo al Corso Church

I popped into this basilica church, situated centrally on the Via del Corso, on my way to the Spanish Steps. The church was built in the 17th Century and dedicated to Saints Ambrose and Charles...
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Pincio

Behind the statues in the photo, if you go up the stairs, it will lead you to the Pincio (the Pincian Hill). It was outside the ancient boundaries of Rome and was not considered one of the Seven...
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  • Sunday 10:30 to 12:30
    14:00 to 17:30
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 10:30 to 12:30
    14:00 to 17:30
  • Wednesday 10:30 to 12:30
    14:00 to 17:30
  • Thursday 10:30 to 12:30
    14:00 to 17:30
  • Friday 10:30 to 12:30
    14:00 to 17:30
  • Saturday 10:30 to 12:30
    14:00 to 17:30

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