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Private Segway Experience with Lunch: Trastevere Quarter in Rome

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    What to Expect
    Trastevere's medieval labyrinth of winding streets with its colorful palazzi and lively squares has maintained its small-neighborhood charm for centuries. Today, Trastevere is the go-to spot for locals for an evening out at the many wonderful bars, cafés, and restaurants lining the streets.

    Your tour departs from Via Celimontana, conveniently located a short walk from the Colosseum. Discover just how easy it is to ride a Segway with a brief training before taking off with your private Tour Leader.

    Head into the heart of Trastevere. Aboard your Segway, explore the area’s characteristic alleyways and pass through the famous squares or piazzas Trilussa, Santa Maria in Trastevere, and even Piazza San Cosimato, home of Trastevere’s local open-air market. The area is a pedestrian paradise and most of the areas you’ll visit have been closed off to traffic, making the Segway ride particularly pleasant. See locals going about their daily lives, crowds of friends meeting up in the piazzas, laundry strung up on lines hanging over alleys, and more.

    After you’ve had time to soak up the festive atmosphere of Trastevere, head up to the top of the Gianicolo (Janiculum). This is the second tallest of Rome’s many hills; from here, the panorama over the city below is simply stunning. With ample time to enjoy the view, visit Fountain dell’acqua Paola, an impressive monumental Baroque fountain dating back to 1612. Your itinerary has also been perfectly timed to catch a Janiculum ritual that dates back to 1847: daily at noon, a cannon shot is fired in the direction of the Tiber river to signal the exact time.

    On your way back, catch a glimpse of Tiberina Island and the Colosseum before heading to lunch. Your guide has handpicked a restaurant where you can relax and enjoy a typical Roman meal.

    At each stop you’ll enjoy a presentation on a personal iPod, which you’ll be provided with at the beginning of the tour. You’ll discover fascinating facts and curiosities about each of the spots you’ll visit in a modern and entertaining audio-visual presentation.

    If you want to visit Rome’s most quintessential quartiere, you’ll cover more ground on a Segway and see more without the effort it would take the cover the same route on foot. Your tour will conclude back at your original departure point near the Colosseum where a bathroom, free Wifi, water, and café are available.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Central Rome, near the Colosseum.
    Departure Time
    9:30 AM
    3h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Private Tour Leader
    • Use of helmet
    • Segway Rental
    • Insurance
    • Local lunch with drink
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Minimum age to ride a Segway is 16 years
    • Customers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult
    • Riders must have the ability to make motions such as climbing and descending stairs without assistance
    • Segways are not suitable for guests who weigh under 100 pounds (45 kilos) or over 250 pounds (113 kilos)
    • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes
    • Please do not carry large bags whilst on the Segway
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Firstly I would like to acknowledge our guide Flavio, who made this Segway tour a great experience. We spent 3.5 hours experiencing Rome and the city of Trastevere. Such a great fun way to see the sights, although the people you pass on foot look at you with hate in their eyes
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    By: EcoArt Travel - Rome by Segway
    3,912 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    Priscilla was our guide.she was brilliant, full of interesting facts. She talked for 3/5 hours good for her
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    Very helpful
    When waiting for our rep to receive our tickets we waited at the bottom the steps as requested which is great as
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    interesting fun wonderful sunny
    A sunny, january morning in Rom, full of nice moments with highlights and hidden places, which we would never have
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    Maidstone, United Kingdom
    Dimitri was our tour guide and was very informative and friendly. Was happy for us to stop for pizza and a drink,
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    Stuttgart, Germany
    A Must For All!
    My husband & I did the Segway tour of Rome and had the best time! The tour guide, Emmanuel, was able to tailor the
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    Visit at vatican
    The tiket was immediately sent but I have paied 33 euros for one tiket of 17 euros. The line at the tiket shop
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    The guide was exactly where she said that she could be found at the appointed time. She took us directly into the
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    Gallup, New Mexico
    Fun and Informative
    Great way to see the city. The tour operators are fun and dynamic and our guide Andrea was knowledgeable, patient
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    Clifton, New Jersey
    Amazing way to see the best of Rome!
    We had a great day with our phenomenal guide Dimitri who was very knowledgeable and entertaining. The segways are
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    Could Have Been Bad
    This would not have been a good experience without our guide, Jeanette. The meet up was at the bottom of the
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    Skip the Line: Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Entrance Tickets
    Great tour. Fast paced at time, but with so much to see our tour guide made sure to pick out the most important
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    Izzy W
    London, United Kingdom
    Best way to see Rome!
    My boyfriend and I did the Segway tour with Emanuele - he was a brilliant guide, really fun and knowledgable. It
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    One oh the most beautiful trip
    One of the most beautiful we did with my wife. Dimitri is really understandable. We discovery a secret place of
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    Melbourne, Australia
    AMAZING experience
    We loved our tour with Dimitri! He was so knowledgeable, kind, patient and also really funny! Thank you for making
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    Segway through Rome
    Thank you Dimitri for a very interesting tour through Rome. Very helpful with your knowledge of ancient Rome.
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