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Via Cola di Rienzo Tours and Activities

Via Cola di Rienzo
Via Cola di Rienzo is a long, straight avenue connecting one corner of Vatican City with the Tiber River at the Regina Margherita Bridge. The street was built and named after 14th-century politician Cola di Rienzo in the late 19th century, just after Italy was unified, and was one of the main streets in the Prati neighborhood. Today, it is primarily a shopping destination, with clothing chain stores, department stores, and Italian shoe stores lining the street. While best known for its retail, you'll also find casual restaurants, hotels, and gourmet food items.

Brands along Via Cola di Rienzo include Guess Jeans, The Body Shop, and Benetton, as well as popular European brands, such as Max Mara, Zara, Liu Jo, Stefanel, Sisley, Falconieri, and the Coin department store. Some shopping tours include stops on the Via Cola di Rienzo, and it’s also easy to browse on your own before or after a visit to the Vatican.

Practical Info

The irregularly-shaped Piazza del Risorgimento anchors one end of the Via Cola di Rienzo right next to the Vatican. It’s a transportation hub, with a tram stop right in the piazza and several bus stops nearby serving St. Peter’s Square and the Vatican Museums. The nearest metro stations are Ottaviano and Lepanto, and the nearest bus stop is the Risorgimento-San Pietro: 11 bus lines stop along this street.
Address: Via Cola di Renzo, Rome, Lazio, Italy
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Heavenly Flavors of Vatican City: Private 10 Tastings Food Tour

Heavenly Flavors of Vatican City: Private 10 Tastings Food Tour

Get ready to fall in love with the delicious flavours of Rome. From sweet treats to savoury snacks, this tour has all your food-bases covered. All 10 of these tastings have been carefully selected and are full of flavour and truly scrumptious. All tastings are included in the price! Supercharge your senses while eating your way through the Vatican neighbourhood! This area is a foodie’s paradise, with cool local cafes and authentic Italian restaurants around every street corner. Taste freshly-baked pizza from the area’s best bakery, super-creamy tiramisu, delicious Italian wine and cannoli from a local-favorite pastry shop. The Vatican neighbourhood may be known for Vatican City, but you’ll be surprised by just how buzzing this area is! There are plenty of vibrant markets, cute cafes and cool vintage stores. As you nibble on tasty bites you’ll also experience the area’s hotspots and must-see places. Join the tour and find out more about what the tour has to offer.
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

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