"Boat tours on the Tiber, passing under the bridges of Rome" submitted by RomeTour Editorial Team and last updated on Sunday 17th July 2011
Fascinating boat tours on the Tiber, passing under the bridges of Rome, are a different and original way to visit the city (March to October).
Departures are on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 11:00 and 16:30.
You will board at Ponte Umberto I, facing Piazza Cavour and arrive at Ponte Duca d'Aosta , which connects the district of Flaminio to the Foro Italico.
The tour takes about one hour and a half. It will take you back to your starting point. From the boat you will admire some of the most attractive sights of Rome: Castel Sant'Angelo, Ara Pacis, the Foro Italico, the famous "Albergo dell'Orso" where Dante Alighieri, Rabelais and Goethe stayed. Large groups of at least 25 people are offered the possibility to dine on board.
Tourvisa Italia can provide you expert guides and escorts in Italy and abroad. You will sail past the brightly coloured pontoons belonging to the clubs. The members, Rome's true river lovers, will wave to you in a casual way as you glide past them. You are beginning to share part of their jealousy guarded world. It is possible to rent the whole motorboat and to spend unforgettable evenings.
A dinner by candlelight while admiring the beauty of Rome from an old-fashioned tram, or a special high-altitude trip to see the eternal city from a different point of view. There are many ways of getting to know the city in the holiday season. You can also take a mini-cruise on any day of the week on the boat "Tiber", and see some of Rome's most impressive sights: Castel S. Angelo, the Ara Pacis, and the famous "Albergo dell'Orso" (Hotel Bear) where Dante Alighieri and Goethe stayed. You can take the Archeobus to visit the archaeological park of the Appian Way (Appia Antica), there is stop-and-go system with which you can get and off at and stop on the route that you wish. There is also the "Basilica Line" that sets off from Termini Station, its atmospheric route allows you to get know the "city of faith" a little better, while with the number 110 bus you can take a classic tour of the city.
Mini-cruises on board the Tiber motor boat are organised by
Via Marghera, 32 - 00185 Roma
Tel. +39.06.44.87.49.40 Fax +39.06.44.56.870