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2 hrs
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Week days
Piramide Metro
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Walking Tour Of Aventine Hill & The Order Of Malta

Take this unique guided walking tour to uncover the most enigmatic and exclusive place in Rome, a place that an average tourist will never see. Explore majestic estate of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta and magnificent gardens of the Aventine Hill of Rome, with stunning, panoramic views of the Eternal City. Spend these two hours in the company of an expert, English-speaking guide, who will most definitely create an unforgettable experience and memories to bring back home.

What you can expect.

You will meet your English-speaking guide and join your small group at a very convenient meeting place, located near a major Subway/Metro station. After a quick check-in and a brief introduction, you will commence this off-the-beaten-path walking tour. Your Roman guide will take you through the neighborhood of Testaccio to the top of the Aventine Hill, once there, you will skip the line and enter the place only accessible to a select few – The Headquarters of the Order of Malta in Rome. With the assistance and expert commentary of your guide you will explore the gardens and the property of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, one of the oldest orders in the world, and learn about 1000 years of history of this mysterious society.

The second half of this journey will take you to some of the oldest basilicas in Rome, and then, to the magnificent gardens of the Aventine Hill. From this high point you will admire the breathtaking views of Rome, and many of its landmarks such as Vatican, the dome of Saint Peter’s Basilica and Vittoriano in Piazza Venezia.

Finally, to conclude this remarkable experience, your guide will take you to the hidden treasure of Rome, The secret keyhole of the Aventine Hill. Peer through the secret keyhole, at the end of the walking tour, and behold the mesmerizing image of The Dome of Saint Peter’s, framed by the ancient pines and cypress trees.

Join our unique and unusual tour to explore the hidden side of Rome.


Step 1

9:50am-Meet Your Guide

Step 2

10:00am-Beginning of the tour

Step 3

10:00am-10:30am-Walking tour of Testaccio

Step 4

10:30am-11:30am Guided tour of the order of Malta

Step 5

11:30am-12pm Guided tour of the Aventine Hill/End of the tour

meeting point for the walking tour

  • Skip the line
  • Small group
  • English-speaking guide
  • Walking tour
  • Two venues
walking tour

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