Context Expands Walking Tours in Rome

written by | Posted on January 23rd, 2013

Context’s Of Cows and Commerce tour in Rome.

Context has expanded its walking tours by adding two new archaeological tours, showcasing the history of ancient Rome.

On Caesar and Empire, travelers will learn about Julius and Augustus Caesar and how they remade the city, starting at the Theater of Marcellus and walking past the Pantheon, Largo Argentina, and Ara Pacis. On Of Cows and Commerce, travelers will explore the Foro Boario in Central Rome near the Roman Forum, featuring parts of the city away from the Colosseum and Forum, such as the temple complex along the Tiber River.

Each tour takes up to six people and is led by archaeologists and classical scholars from local universities. The private tours are $399.60 and the group walks are $93.24 pp. For more information, visit contexttravel.com.