For the experts- I've been charting routes with the excellent bus tips you've given us and I've mapped out that from the apartment to Vatican its only 1800 meters which is doable for us.- but am wondering about walking on this street- Via della Lungara- I have plans to walk it twice, so I am wanting to get some feedback on how walkable it is, does it have sidewalks? Is it better or worse than walking on the large Lungotevere along the river? Also the intersection of Via della Lungara at Piazza della Rovere, will we be able to cross here at all or easily? And can you view the city walls near here, I see them on the map at the edge of the park.
ALSO- Da Giovanni restaurant was recommended by a guidebook on Via della Lungara 41A, has anyone eaten here? It seems like a kinda out of the way spot, but would work well for us to go walking the Passeggiata di Gianicolo after. Thanks for all your help! Jennifer