ROME IN A DAY - PRIVATE TOUR
The best way to immerse yourself in the magic and history of Rome and the Vatican City with local expert guides. Tour the city’s most historic sights as part of a small group for a more intimate experience. Your small group Rome and Vatican tours begin in the morning with the famous Colosseum and continues in the Roman Forum, surrounded by majestic, ruined temples. You will learn about ancient Rome and the rapid growth of the Roman Empire. The Trevi fountain and the Pantheon, an ancient pagan temple and final resting place of Raphael Sanzio da Urbino, Vittorio Emanuele II, and Umberto I, are your next destinations. Stare up at the oculus and marvel at the most spectacular building in Rome! A few steps on and we arrive at Piazza Navona, the symbol of Baroque art. In the afternoon the guided Vatican tour includes the Pio-Clementine Museum, Room of the Muses, the Round Room, the Greek Cross Room, Gallery of Tapestries, Gallery of Maps, Raphael’s Rooms and the omnipotent Sistine Chapel. If you wish “skip-the-line” access to St. Peter’s Basilica will be provided by the guide in order to visit the basilica on your own. Meeting point info will be sent in booking confirmation e-mail. You must be at the meeting point 15/30 minutes before tour departure time. Don't be late! INCLUSIONS: Skip-the-line Coliseum tickets Licensed Rome tour guide Coliseum inside tour Roman Forum tour Ancient Rome tour Rome city center tour Skip-the-line Vatican tickets Licensed Vatican tour guide Vatican tour Vatican Museums tour Sistine Chapel tour St. Peter’s Basilica access (full tour from April 1st) EXCLUSIONS: Coliseum Underground (Hypogeum) “Scavi” – believed to be the resting place of St. Peter (must be booked separately through the Vatican – 3 to 6 months waiting list). IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Tour does not run on public holidays. Sturdy, comfortable footwear advised. Backpacks, rucksacks, large handbags, luggage etc. are banned inside the Coliseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill. Activity level: moderate. NOT wheelchair accessible.