From ancient Rome to Operation Shingle – Journey between history and nature along the Lazio coast
The tour is dedicated to the beauties of Rome and the southern coast of Lazio, up to the borders with Campania where you can find a more typically Mediterranean atmosphere. In addition to the transversal monuments at each epoch that the Eternal City shows off, the trip will be dedicated to the Roman ruins of the coast and its natural beauties. Including a stop in the only Marine Natural Park in Europe and in one of the most beautiful gardens in the world, the Oasis of Ninfa. Here, paths immersed in lush vegetation lead to the ruins of a city with Roman origins, whose prestige culminates in medieval times and which was sacked and abandoned in 1381. Reborn as a private English garden and pilgrimage destination for famous Italian and foreign artists and intellectuals, it is now a natural monument that will undoubtedly enchant. Another peculiarity of the trip is the stage dedicated to the memory of the allies’ landing during the second war, one of the most epic and poignant episodes of our recent history, and to the monumental cemetery that celebrates the fallen.
Best season : From April to October
Included / Not Included
Arrival and departure from Rome Fiumicino
Assistance on arrival and delivery of travel documents "Meet & Greet"
Car rental from the 4th day complete with all insurance and exemptions
Possibility to book the Rome by Night + Dinner Tour - 2.5 hours
Entrance tickets with guided visit to Vatican museums and Sistine Chapel
5 nights in hotel 3 * / 4 * / B&B - according to the choice (optional breakfast of your choice)
Booking of entrance tickets to archaeological sites and museums reservable only online if required
Travel accessories and telephone with Italian SIM
Directions and suggestions for best bars and restaurants
Telephone assistance in Italian, English, Spanish and French
Flights to/from your home city
Meals where not mentioned
Travel Insurance (strongly recommended)
Arrival of guests at Rome Fiumicino Airport / Termini Station, where you will find a representative from Italy Trails to welcome you and provide you with your travel materials. According to the arrival time, it will be possible to start visiting the city center or book a tour lasting about 2.5 hours to admire the beauties of the capital in the evening. Overnight at Hotel.
You can grasp the essence of Rome even in a few days, and the morning will begin with a visit to the heart of Christianity: the Vatican Museums including the spectacular Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. You will have a special reservation to enter the museum. In the afternoon, we continue to discover the city and its ancient, legendary origins, which gave birth to a history that belongs to the world, not only to our country: that of the Roman Empire. You will visit the Colosseum and the archaeological area of the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. After this big day you can wind down to a romantic sunset over the ruins of ancient Rome. Overnight at Hotel.
Rome is not just archeology: with a 3-hour tour, you can admire all the beauty of Baroque Rome by Caravaggio and Bernini and discover the secrets of the Basilicas that hold works of inestimable historical and artistic value. In the afternoon, a walk through the tree-lined avenues of Villa Borghese will end the day. In the largest Villa transformed into a public park in Europe, you can blend in with ordinary Romans, take a boat ride on one of the lakes and feel some peace in the middle of the bustling city. Overnight at Hotel.
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