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Romantic Rome, free walking tour of Villa Borghese

Your Guru: Ruza
Questions?
  • Rome
  • Available in English
  • 2 hours and 30 minutes

About the Guru

I am originally from Bosnia but the passion for painting brought me to Rome where I studied at the Academy of Fine Arts. Then I fell in love with Rome and I continued to study. Because the more you know it the more you want to learn about this wonderful city and share it with others.  I have a degree in Painting and Art History and I ama  licensed tour guide of Rome. I love... More

I am originally from Bosnia but the passion for painting brought me to Rome where I studied at the Academy of Fine Arts. Then I fell in love with Rome and I continued to study. Because the more you know it the more you want to learn about this wonderful city and share it with others.  I have a degree in Painting and Art History and I ama  licensed tour guide of Rome. I love the hidden paths, as well as the major icons of Rome, because I think that every corner of the city hides a secret. I know the city like the back of my hand and will give you  useful and practical tips which will familiarize  you   with this wonderful place, advice on   good restaurant ... Everything to  make you feel like a local We will have a relaxing walk and you will never cease to marvel at the charm of Rome.

About the Tour

Romantic Rome - Villa Borghese walking tour
The pleasant walk starts from Piazza del Popolo, which welcomes visitors entering Rome and wishes everyone "a warm welcome" with an inscription above the front door that was originally written for Christina, the Swedish queen who arrived in the city in 1655.
We will go up to the Pincio - a beautiful terrace, one of the most romantic views of the whole city the so-called Terrazza del Pincio, enjoy the view which is particularly enchanting at sunset, see the water clock, the Italian patriots and reach the Giardino del Lago, another romantic must-see, where you can see The Aesculapius temple located on an artificial island then admire the "Fonte Gaia" a fountain that seems to affirm the sense of closeness, care, and joy. Piazza Siena is famous for its equestrian competition, the Temple of Diana, the monument of Umberto l-who died tragically, see the Borghese Gallery from the outside see numerous fountains scattered around the park.
We'll see:

  • Piazza del Popolo
  • Pincio
  • Casina Valadier
  • The water clock
  • Bilotti Museum,
  • The Garden of the Lake
  • The Tample of Aesculapius
  • Siena square
  • Borghese Gallery

Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: You will see me with an open red umbrella in front of the church

Frequently asked questions

Accessibility:
The tour is not suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Large groups:
Large group bookings are not accepted.
Minimum of attendees:
A minimum number of attendees is required for the tour to take place.
Pets:
The tour is pet-friendly.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.

Tour Schedule

  • English
    Wed, 27 Oct 15:15
  • English
    Wed, 03 Nov 15:15
  • English
    Wed, 10 Nov 15:15

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 €10 per person, 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!

Tour opinions (2)

Julia 10/21/2021

Susan 10/13/2021

Informative and interesting tour. Knowledgeable guide with positive attitude

Response from Ruza
Thanks Susan, It's been pleasure meeting you and I hope to see you again, Best regards Rosa
5.0
2 ratings

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 €10 per person, 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!

5.0
2 ratings