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Ponte Sisto: Our most recommended tours and activities

Trastevere: 2.5-Hour Street Food Tour

1. Trastevere: 2.5-Hour Street Food Tour

Meet your guide on Tiber Island in the center of Rome, the only urban island of the Tiber river. Together, start the tour in the medieval side of Trastevere. Your guide will take you to the Church of Santa Cecilia, the patron saint of musicians, and your first stop will be in one of Rome's oldest bakeries.  Trastevere remains very traditional and boasts the presence of many old-school craftsmen and traders. Discover their  work, unchanged by modernity, like the cold cuts store where you can taste salami and cheese cured in the local Italian tradition.  Explore the magnificence of Santa Maria in Trastevere, the biggest and most important church in the district. Keep on walking and enjoy the atmosphere of Trastevere, strong along its alleyways to get to the Piazza Trilussa, named after a famous Roman poet from the last century. Bring your camera with you to catch the shape of big Cupolone, the Saint Peter's dome that reveals itself by Sistus Bridge, before closing the tour with the grand finale, a tasty handmade gelato cone.

Rome: Off-the-Beaten-Track Private Walking Tour

2. Rome: Off-the-Beaten-Track Private Walking Tour

Go off the beaten track and avoid the crowds on this private guided walking tour of Rome. Bring the saying “When in Rome, do as the Romans do” to life as you uncover city secrets and find on-trend bars. Meet your guide at the Ponte Sant’ Angelo at a time suited to you. Then, escape the usual tourist traps by keeping away from the crowds outside the Colosseum or Pantheon and strolling to hidden squares and local boutiques instead. As your stroll down picturesque streets you will barely notice that Rome is one of the most visited cities in Europe. Wander down quiet alleys in some of the oldest districts to find groovy bars and restaurants and a more authentic local culture. The tour can be tailored to your own pace and interests, but the suggested itinerary will take you to a cozy street full of small boutiques and on to a hidden library with a stunning garden. Local breweries will also be on the itinerary. Then, walk along streets full of local bars, and enter a beer café and brewery. Stroll across the Ponte Sisto to sit down in a square in the Trastevere and enjoy a gelato. Return to the city center via the Isola TIberina.

Rome: Jewish Ghetto and Trastevere Small Group Tour

3. Rome: Jewish Ghetto and Trastevere Small Group Tour

Explore the fascinating former Jewish Ghetto and picturesque Trastevere neighborhood of Rome on a private 3-hour tour, limited to 6 participants. Located next to the River Tiber, Rome’s Jewish neighborhood is the oldest in the western world. Rich in architecture and history, your walk follows in the footsteps of Roman citizens, starting at the archaeological site of Largo Argentina. Gaze at the foundations of the Theater of Pompeii, where Caesar was stabbed to death. Cross the Ponte Sisto to the Trastevere neighborhood, known for its narrow, cobblestone streets and cosmopolitan nightlife. In the days of the Roman Republic, it was the heart of Jewish life in Rome. Next, go to Isola Tiberina in the middle of the River Tiber, and learn how this was the site of the Jewish Ghetto in Ancient Rome. Your guide will take you to the open-air Teatro Marcello, built towards the end of the Roman Republic. Marvel at the Portico d’Ottavia, which once enclosed the temples of Jupiter Stator and Juno Regina. Finally, admire the Great Synagogue of Rome, still at the heart of Jewish life in Rome.

Rome: Private Food Tour with Local Guide

4. Rome: Private Food Tour with Local Guide

Eat your way through Rome's culinary scene on a private food tour. Go on a delicious journey as you try 10 of the best food items beloved by the locals: from savory to sweet and local drinks; this tour leaves every foodie satisfied. Enjoy a bite of the ultimate classics classic buffalo mozzarella and gelato and taste them in their authentic, local flavor. Each tasting is typical of the local cuisine and hand-picked by a local guide passionate about food. Visit Sisto Bridge, Piazza Trilussa, Farnese Palace, church S. Maria in Trastevere plus other remarkable spots in between food stops, and learn about their history and cultural relevance from your knowledgeable guide. 

Rome: 3.5 Hour Segway Night Tour

5. Rome: 3.5 Hour Segway Night Tour

The appointment is at the meeting point in the pedestrian area of Castel Sant'Angelo. Your guide will teach you how to drive a Segway through the beautiful Hadrian Mole Gardens. After that you'll be ready to head to Piazza Navona and then Campo de' Fiori, the crowded and bustling market in the day time and romans' gathering point at night time. Admire the beauty of Ponte Sisto on the Tiber, then crossing Piazza Venezia you'll climb the Campidoglio to enjoy the breathtaking view of the monument which best represents Rome: the Colloseum. Then ride along the Fori Imperiali to get to the world's most famous fountain, Trevi fountain. From there you'll reach the Spanish Steps to then loop back to your starting point, Castel Sant'Angelo.

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What people are saying about Ponte Sisto

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 68 reviews

Manuela has been an amazing guide, friendly, competent, and extremely nice with us all (also very patient to accommodate our requests, including pictures in several spots). We have enjoyed the whole tour very much and we highly recommend it!!!

We had such a great time learning the history of Trastevere and eating delicious food. We were staying in the area and yet had no idea we were so close to everything. The whole family enjoyed it. Mattia took care of everything

We enjoyed our tour of Trastavere. Our guide Greta was so knowledgeable and was able to give us the history of the ate.

Our guide Massimo was very nice, very well informed and prepared us enchanting hours with very tasty Roman delicacies.

Ben was an interesting and experienced storyteller. Enjoyed this unique take on Rome and the spooky side of the city.