Excursions and Tours

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The Congress is pleased to provide to participants and accompanying people some English-language social tours and activities during URSI 2021 GASS. Those tours give the opportunity to discover Rome and some of its cultural attractions. The following proposals consist of a series of tour programmes that will concern the major touristic attractions in and outside Rome.

A minimum of participants is required for each tour, if the minimum is not reached by by August 13th, 2021, your tour could be cancelled for lack of participation. You will be then assigned another tour if available or, otherwise, you will be reimbursed.


  • COMPLESSO DEL MUSEO NAZIONALE ROMANO

Meeting Point at the below mentioned address – 10’ before departure
August 28th at 15h30 Palazzo ALTEMPS (Piazza S. Apollinare, 46)
August 29th at 11h30 Baths of DIOCLETIAN (Via Enrico de Nicola, 78)
August 29th at 15h30 Palazzo MASSIMO (Largo di Villa Peretti, 2)
Minimum 10 Persons – Maximum 15 Persons
Rate per person, incl. English Guide and earphones:
€ 55,00 (1 visit only) or € 80,00 (2 combined visits between Palazzo Altemps/Bath of Diocletian/Palazzo Massimo)

Note: also accessible to guests with reduced mobility

In Palazzo Massimo there are the most famous works of the National Roman Museum, offering a broad overview of the artistic production of the Roman world, from sculptures to frescoes, from mosaics to goldsmithery and numismatics.

The Baths of Diocletian and the Charterhouse of Santa Maria degli Angeli. Today, the bath is taken up mainly by the Museum of Epigraphy which collects and conserves written texts on various themes from the eighth century B.C. to the fourth century A.D.

In Palazzo Altemps there are famous collections of ancient sculpture belonging to families of the Roman nobility, set up and presented according to the seventeenth-century antiquarian taste.

  • IMPERIAL FORUMS, THE ROMAN FORUM AND THE COLOSSEUM 

August 28th, 2021 and September 1st, 2021
Departure at 10h00 – Duration:  3 hrs
Meeting Point:  Piazza d’Aracoeli, 3 – 10’ before departure
Minimum 20 Persons – Maximum 30 Persons
Rate per person incl. English Guide and earphones: € 67,00

Note: not recommended to guests with reduced mobility

The road which departs from Piazza Venezia to reach the Colosseum crosses the entire area of the Imperial Forums and the Traiano Market, which constitutes the largest archaeological city in the world.  The Roman Forum was the center of life of the Ancient Rome, evidenced by the many remains of triumphal arches, temples and basilicas. The itinerary ends at the Colosseum, the most famous Roman monument, opened in 80 A.D. 

  • ROMAN JEWISH WALKING TOUR

August 29th, 2021
Departure at 15h30 – Duration:  2,5 hrs
Meeting Point:  Via Catalana, Jewish Museum main entrance – 10’ before departure
Minimum 20 Persons – Maximum 30 Persons
Rate per person incl. English Guide and earphones: € 58,00

Note: also accessible to guests with reduced mobility

The Jewish community of Rome is the oldest Jewish community in the Diaspora. Jews first came to Rome from Jerusalem in 161 BC asking for protection from the Romans against the Syrian king, Antiochus. Since then, they have never left the city. 

A visit starts from the Jewish Museum and Main Synagogue and continues into the narrow and lively streets of the Ghetto district. 

  • CULTS AND MYSTERIES OF UNDERGROUND ROME

August 31st, 2021
Departure at 15h30 – Duration:  2,5 hrs
Meeting Point:  Basilica of San Clemente main entrance – 10’ before departure
Minimum 20 Persons – Maximum 30 Persons
Rate per person incl. English Guide and earphones: € 55,00

Note: not recommended to guests with reduced mobility

Rome is a city full of underground secrets, passages very interesting: this tour is focused on places of the Caelian Hill that “hide” mysteries and traditions of the Ancient city as the Temple of Mithras under the Basilica of S. Clement, a cult that had its origins in Persia and was brought to Rome in the 1C BC by the Roman legions posted in the Eastern provinces and the Roman houses discovered under the Basilica of Santi Giovanni e Paolo, particularly interesting for their wall paintings.


Terms and Conditions:
Tours can be paid by credit card only through the online system. An invoice will be issued when the payment has been received. A voucher to attend the Tour/s will be sent few weeks before the congress.
Cancellation with full reimbursement admitted within August 13th, 2021.
No exchange or reimbursement afterAugust 13th, 2021.
For reservations made after August 13th, 2021 NO reimbursements will be possible.
For cancellations due to force majeure (Covid-19 pandemic), the amount paid will be refunded except for any costs already incurred and non-refundable.
Please note that this programme is subject to change at any time.

Note: GASS 2021 Organising Secretariat is at your disposal at ursi2021@aimgroup.eu for further inquiries about above mentioned tours accessibility and mobility restrictions.

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