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Whilst every effort will be made to adhere to the outlined itinerary and advertised program, local conditions can change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. This may mean that routes and timings need to be amended or the order of days may change, sometimes at short notice.
This departure: Grade SS/4
We fly to Rome and transfer by private hire coach to our centrally located hotel.
Today we concentrate on the historical centre on foot. Highlights include the Borghese Gardens, Spanish Steps, the Trevi Fountain and Pantheon.
The focus today is ancient Rome. We have the morning with a professional local guide to explain the Coliseum to us and take us through the Forum. This afternoon we have time to take in a few of the more famous Roman churches.
We walk along the Tiber past the Bocca de la Verita and Castel Sant'Angelo. We have an afternoon visit to the Vatican including the Vatican Museums and St Peter's.
We head west out of the city by train to Ostia Antica, the former port of Ancient Rome, which covers a vast area. In the afternoon we return to Rome and have a chance to visit the Aventine Hill and the church of Santa Maria in Cosmedin.
Today we walk in the Caffarella Valley and on to the ancient Appian Way. We will take in Roman baths and catacombs on the way back to the city.
We travel east out of the city by private coach to Tivoli. We walk in the grounds of Villa d’Este, more fountains than you can imagine. Then through the town of Tivoli and its mediaeval houses to the Villa Gregoriana and on to Hadrian’s Villa.
Finally subject to flight schedules we may have some free time with the possibility for those that would like to visit the Borghese Gallery before transferring back to the airport.
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