- Piazza del Popolo
- Palazzo Borghese (exterior)
- Spanish Steps
- Trevi Fountain
- Pantheon (interior and exterior)
- Currently, due to COVID-19 restrictions in place, the lines to enter the Pantheon are very long. Your guide may suggest that you enter on your own after the tour rather than use your time together waiting in line.
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Laurie has lived and worked in Rome since 2006, when she moved here with her family from Cambridge, Massachusetts. An anthropologist and art historian with a BA from Vassar College and a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, Laurie worked as a curator at museums in Santa Fe and Boston and served as a Fulbright consultant to museums in Southeast Asia before moving to Italy. She teaches courses in Museum Studies and Art under Fascism for Temple University in Rome and other study abroad programs. Laurie has collaborated with the Special Superintendence for Archaeology of the Ministry of Fine Arts in Italy, and is a Research Associate at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University. As she takes students and travelers to museums, archaeological sites, villas, palaces and churches throughout Italy, Laurie consistently experiences the joy of discovering something new at every place she visits.
Margherita is an archaeologist and specialized at the Sapienza University of Rome, where her thesis focused on numismatics. She spent many years participating in digs related to Prehistoric Roman, Medieval, and Modern archaeology across Italy. Being a Roman, growing up in this city made her want to know more about the past and being a natural story-teller, Margherita's educational background and talents combined to begin leading walking seminars with travelers. With years of experience as a guide in Rome and abroad, Margherita has developed a strong sense of other cultures. She is passionate about opening up the ancient world and making it relevant to the lives of her clients.
Fiorenza holds a Master's degree in art history from the University of Rome, and an additional graduate degree in the management of cultural events. A native Roman, Fiorenza possesses extensive experience doing on-site teaching for a variety of cultural associations in Italy, and is an expert in the art and patrimony of Papal Rome.
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