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Scarlet Ladies Tour: powerful mistresses & courtesans of Renaissance Rome provided by Storytelling Rome Tours & Walks

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Scarlet Ladies Tour: powerful mistresses & courtesans of Renaissance Rome

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Overview
This is the Only tour in all of Europe which delves deep into the History of Women. If you love great stories and if you are curious to find out what life was like for women who wanted to emerge from povery and have an education in the Renaissance Era, this is the tour for you. The content shines a light over the politics, the religion and the society in XVI and XV Century Italy
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You'll start at
Trajan Column
Foro Traiano, 00187 Roma RM, ItalyThe meeting point for this tour is by "Trajan Column" (90 feet tall) adjacent to Piazza Venezia. The tour guide will be holding a "Scarlet Ladies" sign in his hand
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    Basilica San Marco Evangelista
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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    Palazzo Doria Pamphilj
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    Santa Maria Sopra Minerva
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    Basilica di Sant'Agostino in Campo Marzio
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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    Via dei Coronari
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Campo de' Fiori
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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    Piazza Farnese
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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David Productions Srl
Piazza Farnese, 44, 00186 Roma RM, ItalyThe Scarlet Ladies walking tour ends in Piazza Farnese, a very central location adjacent to Campo de' Fiori square and very close to Piazza Navona too. Nearby the ending point of this tour there's a taxi stand, as well as many bus stops.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Trajan Column, Foro Traiano, 00187 Roma RM, Italy
Duration
3h
Return Details
David Productions Srl, Piazza Farnese, 44, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
Inclusions
  • Guided tour
Exclusions
  • Halfway through of the storytelling walking tour, there is chance to make a stop in a Snack Bar but the cost is not included in the tour
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Most travellers can participate
  • The itinerary of the tour is 95% accessible to wheelchairs. There's only 2 churches which are hard to get in with a wheelchair but that doesn't manage the content of the tour, since in that case we just tell the story outside of the church
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Claudia R wrote a review Feb 2020
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Higly recommend Massimo as a tour guide. He made our day unforgettable with his passion and of course his knowledge about the courtesan of Renaissance. Massimo was simply fantastic, we couldn't ask for more.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Antonio Buchannan wrote a review Feb 2020
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Last Saturday I did Scarlet ladies tour. First of all I would like to highlight the professionalism of Massimo. It is a pleasure to find an activity that combines historical accuracy with the best didactic skills. Far from the typical tours based on art history, the Scarlet
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Alle_13 wrote a review Dec 2019
London, United Kingdom16 contributions12 helpful votes
thank you Massimo we loved it!! Fun, interesting and captivating tour guide, like listening to a real old fashion storyteller. Managed to keep interested teenagers for 3 hours... genius!
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Liz wrote a review Oct 2019
Richmond, California2 contributions
The Scarlet Ladies tour was absolutely fantastic. Not only was it informative, but it was incredibly entertaining due to Massimo’s lively story telling style of delivering historical facts. We walked through a number of neighborhoods, resting at each stop to listen. The stories
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DaisyRoma125 wrote a review Oct 2019
Rome, Italy13 contributions3 helpful votes
I had such a great time yesterday on Massimo's Scarlet Ladies tour! So little is generally said about the women behind the powerful men of the past, but Massimo gives life to the ladies' stories. He has obviously put in countless hours researching to do these women justice, and
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Massimo was simply fantastic! A different poit of view of ancient Rome and its life from the middle age until 1800.
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We have been to Rome many times and have done many tours. Massimo's Scarlet Ladies Tour is our hands down favorite
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Scarlet Ladies is a true gem! Massimo is a great guide & storyteller. He is engaging and passionate and along our
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