Meet at the Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli, re-designed by Michelangelo. Continue to the Palazzo Massimo, one of the world’s largest collections of ancient art and among the least-visited of Rome’s museums. See the “Boxer at Rest,” an impressive Hellenistic Greek sculpture, and hidden mosaics. Get exclusive access to one of the restoration areas and talk to the artisans working there.
Speaking of mosaics, head to the hip neighborhood of Monti to visit the workshop of the Casio family, one of the main restorers of the mosaics in Rome. A trained master will share insights into the world of mosaics and will show you how the pieces are hand cut. You will have the opportunity to cut and see how these prestigious stones are pieced together.
Stroll through the Rione of Monti, a hip neighborhood of artisanal stores and wine bars. At a local gelateria, meet the gelato makers and taste their seasonal fruit sorbets and creamy selections. Head to a century-old wine bar for a glass of wine and a selection of local cheese, mozzarella di bufala and salumi. Chat with the locals and shopkeepers and learn other hidden secrets of Rome.
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Inclusions: Expert local guide, tickets to the National Archaeological Museum of Rome, visit to a prestigious mosaic workshop, gelato, a glass of wine with charcuterie and cheese
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