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The Heart Of Renaissance In Rome And The Roman Cuisine

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  • Duration:3 Hours
  • Max Participants: 14
  • Effort: Easy
  • English, Italian
Tour Details

The Heart Of Renaissance In Rome And The Roman Cuisine

Villa Farnesina in Rome, located in the heart of the Trastevere district, is one of the noblest and harmonious achievements of the Italian Renaissance, frescoed with paintings inspired by the classic myths by Raffaello Sanzio and other important artists of his time. The Villa Farnesina in Rome, built in the early 16th century for the rich Sienese banker Agostino Chigi, is one of the noblest and most harmonious creations of the Renaissance. It is a masterpiece in which architectural design and pictorial decorations fuse into a single marvelous synthesis.

Opened only in the morning for small groups or individual visits with licensed tour guides, you will have privileged access to this villa to see the infinite beauty and elegance of its rooms, dedicated by Agostino Chigi, the owner, to his wife Francesca. You will see an incredible horoscope painted by Baldassarre Peruzzi as well as the famous Galatea by Raphael complemented perfectly by enchanting gardens. Throughout your walk, you will see aristocratic palaces and their beautiful decorations, hidden workshops, and picturesque street corners. Admire towers of the Middle Ages, baronial family palaces from the Renaissance, and papal memories during your relaxing walk as though you were a Roman yourself.

After visiting Villa Farnesina, we will move on to the second part of the tour, St. Mary in Trastevere, one of the oldest Christian Churches constructed in Rome and dedicated to the Virgin Mary, probably in 340 AD. The church’s exterior is notable for the stunning golden mosaics on its facade and for its bell tower, which dates from the twelfth century. Once inside, the building is divided into three naves by a score of columns from the Baths of Caracalla. The tour will finish with a taste of the delicious special dishes of authentic Roman cuisine. 

Meeting Point

Via del Cardello, 31, 00184 Roma RM, Italy  (Google Map)

End Point


Meeting Time

30 Minutes before start time

Total Duration

3 Hours


Villa Farnesina
St.Mary in Trastevere
Food tasting in Trastevere district 

Max Participants


Language (in-person guides)

English, Italian




Not wheelchair accessible
No service animals allowed
Near public transportation

Price Includes

  • A licensed professional guide
  • Snacks (food and drink)

Price Excludes

  • Any Private Expenses
Important Notes
On this tour, some of the venues or parts of the venue may be subject to last-minute, unpredictable closures. When this occurs, we are happy to offer customers an extended tour in keeping with the advertised total length of the tour.
Due to increased security measures at many attractions, some lines may form on tours with ‘Skip the Line’ access.

We provide the best-quality audio systems to hear the guide. If you want to stay in the back of the group or if you want to take perfect pictures and listen to the guide at the same time, the headset is the best choice.

COVID-19 health and safety measures:

Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Social distancing enforced throughout the experience
Regular temperature checks for staff
Guides required to regularly wash hands

Monday to Sunday
11:30 A.M. 

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