The Shadows of Rome: Between Legends and Spirits Walking Tour

Thrilling Rome
starting from€39.90
Thrilling Rome
starting from€39.90
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2 hours
Min Age : +12 years
Tour Details

Embark on a two-hour adventure guided by our expert storyteller, starting at the enchanting Piazza Navona and venturing to Campo de’ Fiori, where tales from the inquisition era come to life. 

Explore the dark secrets of Palazzo Farnese, and step into a haunting church, where macabre rituals and mysteries linger, adding an eerie ambiance to the tour.

Delve into the heart of Isola Tiberina and enjoy the view of the Tiber River.

The tour reaches its unsettling climax in a Trastevere church, where the chilling tale of a saint’s afterlife unfolds, accompanied by whispers of her restless spirit.

Throughout this captivating experience, our expert guide will weave these intriguing stories, providing historical context and keeping your senses sharp, ensuring you are prepared for any ghostly encounters that may unfold during this unforgettable exploration of Rome’s haunted past.

What's included

  • Fluent English-speaking guide with a deep knowledge of Roman legends and history
  • Fascinating stories and legends of haunted places in Rome
  • A chilling and unforgettable experience in the shadows of the city's mystical past
Meeting and end point

Meeting point

Palazzo Pamphili
Piazza Navona, 14, 00186 Roma RM, Italy

Your guide will be waiting for you right in front of the Palazzo Pamphili (current Brazilian embassy)

Start time

05:30 PM

End point

Basilica di Santa Cecilia in Trastevere
Piazza di Santa Cecilia, 22, 00153 Roma RM, Italy

At the end of the tour, your guide will show you the impressive statue of a Roman martyr.


1Piazza Navona

Listen to the impressive legends that date back to the imperial era and learn about the unpopular past of some allies of the popes.

2Campo de' Fiori

Discover the terrifying story of Giordano Bruno occured during the Inquisition times.

3Palazzo Farnese

Learn about this majestic Renaissance palace and uncover some of the best-kept secrets of the pope who built it

4Chiesa di Santa Maria dell'Orazione e Morte

Discover the rituals and macabre practices that took place centuries ago.

5Ponte Garibaldi

See the famous island while your knowledgeable guide shares with you lots of legends and interesting stories

6Isola Tiberina

Learn about the Basilica San Bartolomeo and take some minutes to appreciate the fantastic view of the Tiber River

7Santa Cecilia in Trastevere

Hear the incredible story of a saint and discover the haunting tale that surrounds her

Additional info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
  • Near public transportation.
  • Most travelers can participate.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers.
Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.