Palatine Hill Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour


  • Offline Mode: Download tours and listen without WiFi

  • Location Aware: GPS map allows you to enjoy the sites

  • Instagram Hotspots: We find the perfect picture spots

  • Enjoy a private experience in a COVID-19 safe environment


Visit the centermost of Rome’s Seven Hills and where many believe the Roman Empire began. Visit the House of Tiberius, Palaces of Domitian, Augustus and Livia and enjoy a view over the Circus Maximus.

Tour info

50 minutes -
Group Size
Pricing (From)
Adult: (5-90 years)
Meeting Point

Via della Salara Vecchia, Via della Salara Vecchia, Roma, Lazio, 00186

Dropoff location

Via del Circo Massimo, Via del Circo Massimo, Roma, Lazio, 00186

Why take this tour?

Visit the mesmerising Palatine Hill, the centremost of the seven hills in Rome, where many believe the Roman Empire began. This beautiful area is renowned for its architecture, history, secret treasures and picturesque photo stops!

On this immersive tour, narrated by a local historian, you will walk through one of the first private botanical gardens in the world at Faranesie Gardens, explore the Temple of Cybele, marvel at the detailed frescoes on the side of the House of Livia, as well as learn about Roman Chariot racing at the Stadium of Domitian and Circus Maximus. 

Wander around Palatine Hill and learn about the origins of this ancient city, a perfect walk for any historical trip to Rome. Venture off the tourist trail, and discover a mix of secret stories and famous residents as you get a more local feel for the area. 

What’s included?

  • Access to your self-guided audio tour

  • Audio tour provided by a local or historian

  • Offline Mode: Download tours in advance to listen without WiFi

  • Location Aware: GPS map allows you to enjoy sites, without getting lost

  • Instagram Hotspots: We find the spot for your perfect picture

  • Headphones

  • Admission to Palatine Hill (from £10)

  • Admission to Visit Domus Flavia (price from £10)

  • Mobile device

Things to know

Before you book

  • This product is suitable for all ages

  • Do it at your own pace. This product is suitable for all fitness levels

  • English speaking Audio guide only

Before you go

  • You will need to bring your own mobile phone

  • You will need to bring your own headset/earphones

Covid Policy

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

This is a covid safe experience. Avoid the crowds and maintain social distancing with this independent tour.

Cancellation Policy

    Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund

Redemption information

    This is not your ticket! You will receive a separate email with a link to your tour. From that email, please click 'Download Now', install the Vidi Guides app, create an account within the app and click 'GetMyTour'. The tour will then be ready for download within your profile section. You can start the tour whenever you like!

    Your voucher will be collected or scanned on redemption

About operator:

Too many people visit places without discovering anything about them. And we can’t let that happen.

We believe that the true essence of travelling lies in the joy of discovering the authentic face of cities, neighbourhood and cultural sites, and unlocking the many tales they hold.

With that spirit in our hearts, we started out in search of these stories hidden in the nooks and corners of Paris, London, Cambridge and Oxford's most iconic spots. We then dived into each place’s culture, history, and traditions by collaborating with historians, famous architects, photographers, street artists, and many more. What we ended up finding was a treasure trove of stories that we have meticulously tied together just for you!

But how to deliver this information? We didn’t want to create another Wikipedia, with people looking at their phones instead of the sites. And let’s face it, audioguides and headsets belong to the 20th century.. This is why we’ve created our own storytelling format. Podcast-style tours, enriched with photos and videos, that keep you wanting more.

Our goal is to create a form of travel that will make you truly discover the places you visit.