Rome Mythology Family Tour
Make a hit with your kids on this carefully crafted Rome mythology family tour where facts and legends intertwine. Specially designed to keep children aged 5-12 eager to explore, you’ll discover Rome’s’ most iconic sights through timeless myths. Uncover fascinating stories from ancient Roman mythology and decode their meaning hidden behind them with the help of an entertaining guide who brings the legendary characters to life.
- First Timers
- Families with Kids
Rome Mythology Family Tour
What to Expect
Visiting Rome with kids? Our Rome mythology family tour is an ideal way for everyone to enjoy themselves when exploring the heart of the city. This 2-hour private Rome mythology family tour is specifically designed with families in mind. With expert guides well used to relating to kids of all ages, you’ll find everyone becomes engaged and learns more about ancient Rome.
Discover the most famous myths and legends of the Eternal City forever captured in its architectural piazzas and fountains during this fun and informative Rome mythology family tour. You really need to know the history behind these places to understand what you are seeing, and during this stroll your guide will explain it all. Not only will you find out how, why and when these magnificent monuments were built, but you’ll also discover the myths and legends connected with each one.
Explore the endless history of Rome with a fascinating walk through the heart of the city, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site – where surprises pop up in unexpected places. Hear intriguing stories while hunting for cherished symbols and mythological animal statues carved around the city squares and fountains. The ideal family tour for classics fans and mythology enthusiasts who wants a deeper understanding of ancient Rome and Roman mythology.
Get ready for a crash course in Roman mythology. Walk into beautiful piazzas, stumble upon off-the-beaten-path gems and learn all about the Roman gods and heroes and the historical events behind their myths. On this enthralling adventure you will encounter key sights and unexpected hidden symbols of the past including an unusual statue of a cheery baby elephant carrying a small Egyptian obelisk.
There’s no better place to start learning about Roman myths and legends than the Capitoline Hill, one of the most important of the Seven Hills of ancient Rome. From the Temple of Jupiter, Father of all the Gods to Piazza del Campidoglio, the stunning square designed by Michelangelo, this fascinating and mysterious timeless hill has many stories to tell. Travel through time as you hear the legend of the foundation of Rome and see the wolf suckling the famous twins, Romulus and Remus.
Next up is the Piazza della Rotonda square, where the Pantheon Rome’s 2000-year-old temple dedicated to the Roman Gods is located. Learn the storied history and lesser-known facts behind the best-preserved temple of the ancient world. Your guide brings this iconic site to life through expert commentary, local insight and entertaining anecdotes.
Piazza Navona Rome’s most celebrated square comes next; here the Baroque age explodes with Bernini’s spectacular Four Rivers Fountain that depicts Gods of the four great rivers in the four continents. The Trevi Fountain celebrating mythological figures related to the water and the ocean is next. The most enduring – and maybe the quirkiest – legend about Rome is that throwing a coin into the Trevi Fountain will ensure your return to the Eternal City.
This Rome mythology family tour packed with enriching discoveries and engaging stories involves young learners in Roman history and improve their observational skills. Your kids will become little detectives for a day haunting for mysterious symbols and mythical creatures of the ancient world scattered around cobbled streets, legendary fountains and lively piazzas. From the Capitoline Hill to the Pantheon, Navona Square and the Trevi Fountain, these iconic attractions will no longer have secrets for your family!
Where does the Rome Mythology Family Tour start? Where does it end?
You will meet your guide at your accommodation (if centrally located), or at an easy-to-find point by the Capitoline Hill, located in Rome city center, close to Piazza Venezia. Your confirmation email – which you will receive when you book your tour – will have the exact meeting point details. The private walk concludes at the Trevi Fountain in the heart of Rome historical center.
Looking for more kid friendly tours in Rome? Some of our most popular experiences in Rome include the Vatican for Kids Private Tour and Rome Underground Kid Friendly Tour with Catacombs & Crypts.
- Capitoline Hill
- Navona Square
- Trevi Fountain
What Is Included
- Private licensed professional local guide
What Is Not Included
- Food & drinks
- Tips (optional)
- Anything not expressly mentioned as included
- This private tour is available on request any day except January 1, May 1, August 15 and December 25.
- Mandatory Covid-19 Rules – Traveler Requirements starting from August 6, 2021 until further notice:
All participants who are over 6 years old are required to bring and wear a facemask.
In accordance with government guidelines, during the service all participants must maintain a safety distance of 1 meter from other people.
All participants who are over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 15 days before the activity starts, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative Covid-19 PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts.
All participants who are over 12 years old must bring and present a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver’s license, etc.) matching the vaccination or test results.
Those who will not present the required documents will not be entitled to any credit or refund. For more information about how the rules may apply to you, read here or consult the Italian embassy in your country.
Good to Know
- In order to enter the Pantheon, you must have your shoulders and the tops of your legs covered. If it’s a hot day, you can simply bring a scarf, sweatshirt or cardigan to tie around your waist.
- The tour involves a fair amount of walking, please make sure to wear comfortable shoes and if rain is in the forecast we recommend that you bring an umbrella as you will be outside for most of the tour.
- This tour is not suitable for wheelchair users or those with impaired mobility.
How to Book Your Private Tour
- Send Us Your Inquiry
Fill out the tour inquiry form and we will respond with availability and price quote.
- Payment Policy
Full payment by credit card is required to make a reservation. We use industry leader Stripe for all card transactions.
- Tour Voucher
Within two business days of payment, we will email you a voucher with all the booking details. Such email constitutes your proof of purchase.
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As ever, we put health and safety first. Since the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, all of our tours comply with the necessary safety and security regulations as per local guidelines. As long as the Covid-19 emergency persists, here what you can expect during your tour:
Social Distancing – Appropriate distance between guide and clients during the tour in accordance with government guidelines.
Guest Guidelines – Clients are expected to bring their own facemask and are required to wear them for the duration of the tour.
Temperature checks will also take place at tour venues; if your temperature is above 37.5°C (99.5° F) you will not be able to attend the tour.