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In the heart of the Italian Renaissance

In the footsteps of Michelangelo

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Set off on a journey to discover the Eternal City, and follow in the footsteps of Michelangelo, who was not just a painter, but also an incredible sculptor and architect. Accompanied by an expert guide, we will explore his masterpieces dispersed throughout Rome

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Porta Pia
  • Santa M. degli Angeli
  • St.Peter in Chain
  • Piazza del Campidoglio
  • S.Maria sopra la Minerva
  • Piazza Farnese
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Set off on a journey to discover the Eternal City, and follow in the footsteps of Michelangelo, who was not just a painter, but also an incredible sculptor and architect. Accompanied by an expert guide, we will explore his masterpieces dispersed throughout Rome, and learn the history and interesting anecdotes about Michelangelo’s life. Start your tour from Porta Pia: one of the lasts works by Michelangelo. Reach your second destination, the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli, where Michelangelo’s reorganization of an ancient bathhouse into a church is regarded a real masterpiece. Walk down cobblestone streets and reach San Pietro in Vincoli, known as St. Peter’s in Chains, the church that houses the shrine of Giulio II and Michelangelo’s famous sculpture, the Moses. Strolling through Rome’s historic center we will reach Piazza del Campidoglio, a piazza with a unique perspective designed by the artist. Head to the Basilica di Santa Maria Sopra la Minerva where you will see the Cristo della Minerva, also known as the Risen Christ, up close and personal. End your tour on the footsteps of Michelangelo with a visit to Piazza Farnese, a piazza dominated by the impressive Farnese Palace.

DETAILS
Approximately 3,5 hours
Not wheelchair accessible
Suggested starting time 09:30am/02:00pm
Not available on Sunday

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