Ciao! My name is Francesca and my city, Rome, is my passion along with whales and tea (but don’t tell my napolitan mother, she thinks coffee is the only bevarage permitted)! I have an Art History degree, I specialized on Italian Renaissance Art and I just love Raffaello! I am a licensed Tour Guide in Rome, I have been providing tours of Trastevere of the “eternal city” since 2008 and, above all,…
Trastevere is one of Rome’s most ancient neighbourhoods: its name meaning literally “across the Tiber” but …more than a river divides the people of Trastevere from the rest of the city! “Trasteverini”, the so named inhabitants of Trastevere, have always been very proud of their origins, believing themselves to be the only true Roman citizens… You will see this during your Guided Tour of…
Tickets to enter Villa Farnesina are not included in the Tour. Price to be paid on site: 6 euro per person
We'll start with via "Banchi Vecchi", the street where the bankers of Rome where working the whole week and we will cross the Tiber to reach the other side of the river, where the fancy villas of the nobility were built to enjoy the week ends! We'll talk about Agostino Chigi, the richest man who ever lived and we'll visit his holiday house, the stunning VILLA FARNESINA with frescos by Raphael. We'll finish the tour in Santa Maria in Trastevere.