Rome: Piazza del Popolo, Fashion District, Spanish Steps, Tasting & Walking Tour

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  • 2.5 hr

The Trident: so is called the area covered by this tour. You will discover hidden corners that in terms of charm and history compete with the most famous places in the capital. In addition, you will have the chance to taste the best street food in the area, such as arancine (fried rice balls), Roman pizza in one of the city's historic bakeries, or tiramisu, to end with the grand finale of a delicious homemade ice cream. Your expert guide will tell you anecdotes about the hidden corners that you will gradually discover, such as the Baboon statue or the relief of a piglet on the wall of a building that gives its name to Via della Scrofa. For shopaholics, you will also cross the quadrilateral of top labels, then finish in one of the most famous squares in the world: Piazza di Spagna! History, food, and fashion, what is still missing? We put enthusiasm and passion into it, you put in the desire for a walk to discover one of Rome's most fascinating neighborhoods!

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Italy Street Food Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Piazza del Popolo

At the time of the Grand Tour it was considered the north gate of the city, where the carriages that carried foreigners to the hotels in the center passed. Now it is indicated as the vertex of a triangle of streets well known as the Trident (via Margutta, via del Babuino, and via di Ripetta) that you will visit.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Via di Ripetta

The street was built on the route of an ancient Roman road dating back to 29 BC, ie at the time of the construction of the Mausoleum of Augustus.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Mausoleo di Augusto

Built by Augustus in 29 BC after his victories in Egypt, with the purpose of to host the ashes of his family. This impressive monument dedicated to the memory of the Emperor underwent various changes over the centuries, from a mausoleum to a fortress, then a theater, and finally a foundry for the horse of Victor Emmanuel II at the Vittoriano.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Via Margutta

At the beginning it was only the back of the buildings of Via del Babuino. An unknown artist opened a first atelier, and from that moment the stables and shacks were replaced by shops of artists, especially foreigners, who made it their representative neighborhood and residence in Rome. One of all: Picasso. Today via Margutta is considered one of the most elegant and sophisticated streets in the city.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Via Condotti

For the shopaholic, we could not fail to offer a walk through the most famous street names of Italian fashion, such as Via Condotti, Via del Babuino, and Via Frattina.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Spanish Steps

This elegant walk could only end in one of the symbols of Rome. Depicted in many images and videos, with its renewed staircase of Trinità dei Monti, the Barcaccia fountain, the "Botticelle" - the typical carriages for a romantic walk - and the embassy of Spain, which gives its name to the square.

Duration: 15 minutes
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