Golf Cart Tour: Fountains and Squares of Rome

Duration: 3 hours
Destination: Italy, Lazio, Rome
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  • 3 hours
  • Rome
  • E-Voucher
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  • Cancellable

Overview

Discover the best spot of the city center and enjoy the beauties of Rome riding a Golf Car. This tour starts from the Spanish Step towards the Trevi Fountain, which has become famous thanks to Federico Fellini movie, “La Dolce Vita”, you will be guided through the street of the center to visit the best square and fountains of Rome, riding a golf car. Another important spot of the tour is Piazza Colonna, here you will see Palazzo Chigi and Montecitorio, the seat of Government and the Chamber of Deputies. You will reach Piazza del Pantheon, a circular building which houses the tombs of some kings of Italy and also of Raffaello Sanzio. After that you will visit Piazza Navona, at the center of the square, you can admire the magnificent fountain of the Four Rivers (the Danube, the Ganges, the Nile and the Rio de la Plata) designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini. Facing this fountains there is the church of
Sant’Agnese in Agone by Francesco Borromini, the artistic rival of Bernini.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Trevi Fountain, Piazza di Trevi, 00187 Rome Italy

The Trevi Fountain (Italian: Fontana di Trevi) is a fountain in the Trevi district in Rome, Italy, designed by Italian architect Nicola Salvi and completed by Giuseppe Pannini. Standing 26.3 metres (86 ft) high and 49.15 metres (161.3 ft) wide, it is the largest Baroque fountain in the city and one of the most famous fountains in the world. The fountain has appeared in several notable films, including Federico Fellini's La Dolce Vita, the eponymous Three Coins in the Fountain, The Lizzie McGuire Movie, Sabrina Goes to Rome and Roman Holiday.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Palazzo Chigi, Piazza Colonna 370, 00187 Rome Italy

The Palazzo, overlooking the Piazza Colonna and the Via del Corso, was begun in 1562 by Giacomo della Porta and completed by Carlo Maderno in 1580 for the Aldobrandini family. In 1659 it was purchased by the Chigi family. It was then remodelled by Felice della Greca and Giovan Battista Contini. It has five floors, a broad stairway that leads to the living rooms, and a courtyard decorated with a fountain, designed by Giacomo della Porta. The fountain has been copied in many sites in Rome and other Italian cities.


Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Piazza Navona, 00186 Rome Italy

Piazza Navona is a square in Rome, Italy. It is built on the site of the Stadium of Domitian, built in the 1st century AD, and follows the form of the open space of the stadium. The ancient Romans went there to watch the agones ("games"), and hence it was known as "Circus Agonalis" ("competition arena"). It is believed that over time the name changed to in avone to navone and eventually to navona.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Chiesa di Sant'Agnese in Agone, Via di Santa Maria Dell'Anima 30/A Piazza Navona, 00186 Rome Italy

The Church of St. Agnes in Agony lies on the western side of Navona Square. St. Agnes, who is dedicated the Church, died as a martyr in the Stadium of Domitian.
The name of this church is unrelated to the ‘agony’ of the martyr: in agone was the ancient name of Piazza Navona (piazza in agone), and meant instead, from the Greek, ‘in the site of the competitions’, because Piazza Navona was built on the site of an ancient Roman stadium of the Greek model, with one flat end, and was used for footraces. From ‘in agone’, the popular use and pronunciation changed the name into ‘Navona’, but other roads in the area kept the original name

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Piazza del Popolo, 00187 Rome Italy

Planned by Valadier at the beginning of the 19th century, this is considered one of the best urban works in Rome.

Stop At: Piazza di Spagna, Rome Italy

Piazza di Spagna, at the bottom of the Spanish Steps, is one of the most famous squares in Rome. It owes its name to the Palazzo di Spagna, seat of the Embassy of Spain to the Holy See. Nearby is the famed Column of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. In the middle of the square is the famous Fontana della Barcaccia, dating to the beginning of the baroque period, sculpted by Pietro Bernini and his son, the more famous Gian Lorenzo Bernini.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Trinita dei Monti, Piazza della Trinita' Dei Monti 3, 00187 Rome Italy

The church of the Santissima Trinità dei Monti, often called merely the Trinità dei Monti, is a Roman Catholic late Renaissance titular church in Rome. It is known for its commanding position above the Spanish Steps which lead down to the Piazza di Spagna. The church and its surrounding area (including the Villa Medici) are a French State property.

Pass By: Palazzo Poli, Via della Stamperia 6, 00187 Rome Italy

The Palazzo Poli is a palace forming the backdrop to the famous Trevi Fountain. The XVI century palace, built in the Baroque style and constitute a single ensemble with the Trevi Fountain.
Nowadays, in the Palace is the National Museum of graphics and design, where the exhibition of graphic works by famous contemporary artists.

Pass By: Piazza della Rotonda, 00186 Rome Italy

The square faces the Pantheon and the monument characterises it in such a way that many Romans don’t even know its name: they simply call it “the square of the Pantheon”.
During the 19th century, the piazza was especially noted for its market of bird-sellers, who brought their cages with live parrots, nightingales, owls, and other birds into the piazza.

Pass By: Fontana Di Piazza Della Rotonda, Piazza della Rotonda, 00186 Rome Italy

In the center of the piazza there is a fountain, the Fontana del Pantheon, surmounted by an Egyptian obelisk.
The Fountain was commissioned by Pope Gregory XIII and is located in the Piazza della Rotonda, Rome, in front of the Roman Pantheon. It was designed by Giacomo Della Porta in 1575 and sculpted out of marble by Leonardo Sormani.The Fontana del Pantheon was commissioned by Pope Gregory XIII and is located in the Piazza della Rotonda, Rome, in front of the Roman Pantheon. It was designed by Giacomo Della Porta in 1575 and sculpted out of marble by Leonardo Sormani.

Pass By: Pantheon, Piazza della Rotonda, 00186 Rome Italy

Dedicated to the seven planetary divinities and featuring an interior of gorgeous marble, the Pantheon is one of the most impressive monuments of Augustan Rome.

Pass By: Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi, Piazza Navona, 00186 Rome Italy

Pope Innocenzo X commissioned Gianlorenzo Bernini in 1651 to create this monumental fountain, which would adorn the piazza in front of the family palace.

Pass By: Piazza di Campo de' Fiori, 00186 Rome Italy

Monday through Saturday mornings, farmers and fishmongers come to this open-air market to sell the fruits (and fish) of their labors.

Inclusions
  • Pickup
  • Dropoff
  • Live Guide
  • Small group limited to a maximum of 14 people

Exclusions
  • Tips
  • Personal purchases
  • Food and drink
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Private Tour
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Please provide us your accomodation details for the pickup
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

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We offer pickup in Rome from all the accommodation within the Aurelian Walls.


Departure Time

9:30 AM

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Duration

3 hours

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