Water is the driver of Nature.
— Leonardo da Vinci
We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one.
— Jacques Cousteau
Water has been the building block of life since time untold, and Rome exemplifies this perhaps more than any other city in the world. Rome is replete with aqueducts and a fascinating water system that stems back several thousand years. The city water, piped in from streams and mountains outside the city limits, is considered to be the best drinking water by far.
Almost every piazza and street in Rome’s historic center has a fountain, each one with a fascinating history behind it. Some are huge and imposing and designed by the artistic and architectural geniuses of the world like Bernini. And some are smaller, humbler and more utilitarian in nature. Yet each reflects the history and importance of water in Rome.
Join us for this fascinating Rome Fountain Tour that incorporates history, architecture and food all in one. For what would food and wine be without its essential building block: water. Lunch included in the Rome Fountain Tour.
Water, the Hub of Life.
Water is its mater and matrix, mother and medium.
Water is the most extraordinary substance!…
Life is water dancing to the tune of solids.
— Albert Szent-Gyorgyi