The name Borgia evokes a time in the history of Renaissance Rome when power-hungry cardinals schemed with and against one another to become Pope. This walking tour leads you down some of the most charming hidden alleys of Rome to admire its monumental beauties and uncover the life of Italy’s most infamous family: The Borgias!

In 1492, through a Machiavellian web of machinations, Rodrigo Borgia became the Pope of Rome –  the most important figure in the world at the time. Scandals, intrigues, affairs, poison, power, and corruption, these are some of the words that come to mind when speaking of the Borgias. Explore the streets and neighborhoods frequented by the Borgias. Tread along the Road of the Pilgrims, following in the footsteps of thousands of faithful pilgrims who used it to reach St. Peter’s. Visit Campo de’ Fiori, one of the concealed gems of Rome, to discover the daily life of Romans who in the past, as much as in the present, flocked here for food and drink. In Piazza Navona – perhaps the most stunning square in Rome – discover further details of the political maneuvers of the Borgias. The in Piazza Fiammetta, which takes its name from an audacious concubine who stole the heart of the Pope’s son.



May 8, 2018 at 10:00 am

Duration: 2.5 hours

Min 6 to Max 15 people per group

Price per person: $95.00