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Surroundings of the Vatican. Free tour in Spanish

Your guru: Diego
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  • Rome
  • Available in: Spanish

About the guru Diego

For six years I worked as a teacher in Buenos Aires. Now I live in Rome and study its fascinating history. I hope to convey to visitors what has captivated me in this imposing city!

For six years I worked as a teacher in Buenos Aires. Now I live in Rome and study its fascinating history. I hope to convey to visitors what has captivated me in this imposing city!

About the tour

This tour based on tips and in Spanish language will reveal the great secrets of St. Peter's Square and Sant'Angelo Castle. Discover the enigmas of the Vatican and travel around!

Our guide will show you iconic places such as St. Peter's Square and Sant'Angelo Castle, as well as other sites that inspired so many artists. We will cross the Sant'Angelo Bridge, covered with travertine marble, and we will admire the statues of the ten angels that narrate the Passion of Christ; we will cross the Via della Conciliazione, from where we will have one of the best views of the Vatican; we will pass below the Passeto di Borgo, the secret passageway that saved the Borgia and the Medici; we will peek into the tower of the controversial Vatican Bank. We will conclude in the wing of the "Arm of Charlemagne" (Vatican), guarded by the Swiss Guard, after crossing the Plaza de San Pedro and appreciate its Egyptian obelisk and its monumental fountains.

On the 500th anniversary of his death, the Vatican pays homage to Leonardo Da Vinci with the free exhibition of the work "Saint Jerome" (which for the first time is not found in the Vatican Museums). We are going to contemplate the only Roman work of the Florentine artist!

On this tour you will get to know curiosities and legends from one of the most emblematic areas of Western history. We wait for you!

The tour includes:

-Place of Sant'Angelo

-Castillo Sant'Angelo

-Via della Conciliazione

-Passeto di Borgo

-Barrio del Borgo

-Via di Porta Angelica

-San Jerónimo by Leonardo Da Vinci

-Place of San Pedro

It is requested to arrive 10 minutes before the start of the tour so that we can start on time.

Children under 18 do not need a reservation and must be accompanied by an adult.

Meeting point
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How to find me: Nos encontraremos en la Piazza di Ponte Sant´Angelo. Desde esa esquina (frente a la Iglesia Metodista) cruzaremos el puente en sentido al Castillo Sant´Angelo. El guía se distinguirá con un paraguas azul.
Tour duration: 2 hours

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What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €5, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Ratings 9

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Esther

6 months ago

Fantástico el tour y Diego todavía mejor, una maravilla las explicaciones, nos ha encantado, 100% recomendable

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Maite

7 months ago

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Marcela

7 months ago

Me gustó mucho y Diego tiene muy buena predisposición!

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Response from Diego:

Muchas gracias! Fue un placer. Espero que hayan disfrutado de la Basílica luego del tour!
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Pamela

7 months ago

Excelente! Muy recomendable! El tour fue interesante y entretenido. El guía es amigable y nos hizo sentir muy a gusto.

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Eliza eth

7 months ago

Muy bueno y el guía super amable y nos explico con mucho detalle todos los lugares que visitamos, nos aconsejo que otras cosas ver. Diego realmente demostró ser muy buen profesional.

Gracias

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Agustina

8 months ago

Me ha gustado mucho! Interesante y entretenido.

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