Private Guided Tour of Castel Sant'Angelo by Archaeologist Donato PhD
Enjoy the best of Castel San't Angelo and its museum on this 2.5-hour small group tour with top-rated, English speaking guide, Donato.
Meet your guide at the entrance of the fortress and enter into a world of history, secrets, art and discovery as you learn the reason it was built and how it was used over the centuries.
As you explore the many rooms and visit the different levels, you'll start to unravel the interesting stories that accompanied it over time. At one time it was owned by the Popes and there was an elevated passageway constructed to connect to St Peter's Basilica, which can be seen today.
The third floor was the setting to Puccini's famous opera, Tosca and the second floor hosts marvellous Renaissance frescoes.
For sure this will be a memorable tour with just the right amount of history and mystery.
per adult from
2 hours 30 minutes
What's included :
- Entry/Admission - Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo
What's excluded :
- Private transportation
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, Lungotevere Castello 50, 00193 Rome Italy
Visit Rome’s Castel Sant'Angelo and discover the building that was constructed to hold the tomb of Emperor Hadrian and his family members. Over the years it passed to the hands of the Popes, which is why there is a secret passageway that connects to St Peter's Basilica. Now it is a museum and home to art, weapons and history.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Piazza Navona, 00186 Rome Italy
Walk on to discover the beautiful, public square, Piazza Navona, once was the open space of a sporting stadium. Marvel at the several examples of Baroque architecture and the three notable fountains on display: Bernini's Fountain of Four Rivers, Moro Fountain and Neptune Fountain.
Duration: 20 minutes
Departure Point :St. Angelo Bridge, Ponte Sant'Angelo, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
Return Detail :Piazza Navona, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.