Rome Running Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8am
  • Departure Details :
    Castel Sant'Angelo, central Rome
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point

Overview

Jog around Rome and see many of the city’s show-stopping attractions on this small-group, 1-hour running tour, led by a local guide. Aimed at regular runners who are comfortable running at a moderate pace, the 4-mile (6.5-km) route passes iconic Rome landmarks such as Trevi fountain, the Pantheon, the Spanish steps and Piazza navona, as well as quieter, lesser-known paths. Numbers limited to six people, helping the group keep an even pace and ensuring that no runner gets left behind.

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Led by a local guide
  • Small group ensures personal service

Know More about this tour

Meet your guide by Castel Sant'Angelo in central Rome. Start with a quick chat about your running experience, and then set off on your tour. The pace is moderate, allowing you to listen to your guide and soak up all the sights as you go.

Follow your guide along the picturesque banks of the Tiber River, passing many of the citys beautiful bridges. Cross over Ponte Cavour and enjoy a jog alongside the Mausoleum of Augustus and Ara Pacis, an intricately carved sacrificial altar dedicated to the Roman goddess of Peace.

Then, continue to Via di Ripetta, an ancient river port, before arriving at Piazza del Popolo, a distinctive Neoclassical square. Here, make a brief stop to catch your breath and hear stories about Christine of Sweden and Giacomo Valadier, the squares designer, as well as Dan Browns Angels and Demons, in which the square was featured.

Picking the pace back up, taper off onto some of Romes lesser-known streets including Via Margutta, which is lined with boutique stores and is where Italian film director and scriptwriter Federico Fellini once lived.

Continue on to the Spanish Steps, an impressive set of steps that date back to the 18th century. Pause to snap a selfie with your group and to admire the Fontana della Barcaccia (Sinking Boat Fountain) before heading for the famous Trevi Fountain.

After tossing a coin into the fountains clear waters to ensure your return trip to the Eternal City, continue on your tour of Romes showstoppers. Pass by the monumental Pantheon, then weave your way through the artists easels and stalls at Piazza Navona. As you breeze around the square, listen to your guide talk about its history and Bernini's Fountain of the Four Rivers, the squares impressive centerpiece.

Your running tour then concludes back at the original start point with a final jog along the river. Upgrade to include a traditional Italian breakfast in Pantheon Square.

Inclusions

  • Local guide
  • Typical Italian Breakfast (if option selected)

Exclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability

Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions

Minimum age is 13 years

Youth must be accompanied by an adult

Numbers limited to six people, ensuring a small-group experience

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