Immerse yourself in Rome’s street food scene, where you can sample zucchini flowers, suppli, pastries and pizza whilst enjoying the magnificent sights of ancient Rome.
- Adult 18+
- Child 4-17
- Infant 0-3
Discover the history and secrets of the most famous castle in Rome
Take this 2-hour guided tour to discover Castel Sant’Angelo! It is located just outside the walls of Vatican City, and you can take it on the way back from the Vatican Museums or St. Peter’s Basilica
Do not be confused by the name: Castel Sant’Angelo was built to be a tomb, not a castle. It was the emperor Hadrian who commissioned a mausoleum for him and his successors. Then it became a fortress in 401 A.D., and in the 14th century, it was turned into a castle where the pope could take refuge crossing the corridor that directly connected the residence to the Vatican buildings. The large terrace, featured in Puccini’s opera, offers you wonderful views over the city, so bring a camera with you!
You can admire the sumptuous apartments of Pope Paul III, richly decorated with Renaissance frescos. Your guide tells the history of the bronze angel statue placed over the top of the castle, and you discover why the museum took its present name as Castel Sant’Angelo.
Enjoy skip-the-line access and a personalized experience as part of a small group tour limited to 10 people, led by a professional, local guide.
Emperor Hadrian’s tomb
Statue of Archangel Michael, holding his sword
Courtyard of executions
The Fortress and its defense walls
The angel figures made by Bernini
Pope Paul III’s apartments
The Treasure Room
The panoramic terrace from where you can enjoy wonderful views of the surroundings
- Top-rated local guide
- Walking tour
- Transportation from and to your hotel
- Food and drinks
- On hot summer days, wear a hat and comfortable shoes. Do not forget also to bring a camera to take pictures of the great sites you will see.
- Shoulders and knees should be covered when entering churches.
- Bring a bottle of water with you that you can refill from the beautiful and fresh fountains of Rome with great drinkable water.