One Day Tour of Rome
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One Day Tour of Rome

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Stop At: Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Rome Italy

After having met your private guide at the Arch of Constantine, you will enter the Colosseum with skip-the-line tickets to visit both the regular areas f the Colosseum and the second level, so you will be able to take a look to the underground and the arena. With the aid of visual aids, the guide will tell you all the secrets of the Colosseum, the Ancient Rome history, uses, and traditions.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Spanish Steps, Piazza di Spagna, 00187 Rome Italy

After the visit at the Colosseum, your tour will proceed with a visit of the main highlights of the city, starting from the Spanish Steps, a monumental staircase of 174 steps with Piazza di Spagna at the base and the Trinità dei Monti church at the top.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Trevi Fountain, Piazza di Trevi, 00187 Rome Italy

Then, you will arrive at Trevi Fountain, built between 1732 and 1762. Fontana di Trevi is one of the biggest and more important fountains in Rome. It is also one of the most famous fountains in the world, because of its huge presence in cinema and mass culture: for example, you will remember famous movies, such as Federico Fellini’s “La Dolce Vita”. And don’t forget to follow the tradition connected to this fountain, famous around the world: make a wish and throw a coin using the right hand over the left shoulder!

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Pantheon, Piazza della Rotonda, 00186 Rome Italy

After having walked for few minutes, you will reach Piazza della Rotonda, a square enhanced by the presence of the incredible Pantheon, the very famous former Roman temple in the center of the city, built during the reign of Augustus (27 BC - 14 AD) and commissioned by Marcus Agrippa, in order to celebrate the ancient gods.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Piazza Navona, 00186 Rome Italy

Then, you will arrive in one of the biggest and most famous Roman squares: Piazza Navona. It is a huge square and its shape is similar to a stadium.

It is wonderful and houses many important buildings and fountain, such as the Sant’Agnese in Agone Church, the Moro Fountain, the Quattro Fiumi (Four Rivers) Fountain, and the Palazzo Pamphilj.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Circus Maximus, Via del Circo Massimo Between Via dei Cerchi and Via del Circo Massimo, 00153 Rome Italy

OPTIONAL EXTENSION IF YOU CHOOSE THE OPTION WITH VEHICLE AND DRIVER (if you would like to add this option to your tour, please let us know it in the moment of your booking)

After having admired one of the most amazing squares of the eternal city, you will proceed to Circus Maximus: the huge ancient Roman stadium, originally used for horse-ricing. It is in the valley between the Aventine Hill and the Palatine Hill and it is 620 m (2037 ft) in length and 120 m (387 ft) in width. You will know it from Roman History because of the very famous Ratto delle Sabine (Rape of Sabine women), back in Romolo’s time, that took place in this stadium.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Colle Aventino, Rome Italy

(Aventino Keyhole)

OPTIONAL EXTENSION IF YOU CHOOSE THE OPTION WITH VEHICLE AND DRIVER (if you would like to add this option to your tour, please let us know it in the moment of your booking)

Then, you will approach Colle Aventino, the hill on which Rome was founded and where many other important facts of Roman history happened. On this hill there is the Priorato of Malta Villa, whose wall has a keyhole without a key: watch through it to admire St. Peter’s Dome in a very special way, framed by the greenery.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Piazza della Bocca della Verita, 18 Santa Maria in Cosmedin, Rome Italy

OPTIONAL EXTENSION IF YOU CHOOSE THE OPTION WITH VEHICLE AND DRIVER (if you would like to add this option to your tour, please let us know it in the moment of your booking)

The Bocca della Verità (the Mouth of Truth) is an old manhole of 1632 with the form of marble mask, representing a bearded man. It is walled in the wall of the Santa Maria in Cosmedin and, according to the tradition, it is said that the Bocca della Verità eats the hand ones who lie. Your guide will tell you the history of this church and its Mouth of Truth: don’t forget to ask about the legend about the Unfaithful Wife.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City Italy

After 3 hours your private driver, or a taxi (to be paid on site) if in the walking tour option, will take you to the Vatican Museums. You will enter with skip-the-line tickets and enjoy the visit of the most amazing galleries and rooms of the Vatican with the accurate explanation that the guide will offer to you.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Sistine Chapel, Citta del Vaticano 1, 00120 Vatican City Italy

You will then proceed to the Sistine Chapel, where you will admire the amazing Michelangelo's frescoes, painted in the 1500s for Pope Julius II and Paul III. Be ready to remain breathless in front of the Last Judgment and the Creation of the World frescoes.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza di San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City Italy

Finally, you will enter the amazing St. Peter's Basilica, where you will have the chance to admire very famous artists' works of art. Among these many artists, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Bernini worked on this project. Michelangelo gave his contribution with the astonishing statue of the Pietà; Bernini created the marvelous Altar of the Chair of St. Peter and the Baldachin. Enjoy these masterpieces, while your guide will tell you about the history and curiosities connected to this unique Basilica.

Duration: 1 hour

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  • Professional guide for 7 hours
  • Skip-the-line tickets
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle for 3 hours (if option selected)
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tickets for the Pantheon to be paid on site
  • Taxi between city center and Vatican (for the walking option)
  • Entry/Admission - Pantheon
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers.
  • Please be aware that to enter the Colosseum it is necessary to pass a metal detector security check. No visitor can avoid these checks. Even though we purchase in advance skip the line tickets for you we are not responsible for time spent waiting to pass security checks
  • Please note St Peter's Basilica is a church and can be closed by the Vatican without notice for religious functions. In this case you will visit another area of the Vatican Museums with your guide.
  • If you arrive late you might loose the entrance at the Colosseum that is reserved at a specific time
  • A copy of your ID or driver license is necessary for the entrance to the Colosseum
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Please note: if you need the wheelchair, you will not be able to access all the areas of the Vatican and Colosseum, due to architectural restrictions
  • Please note: in some areas of the Vatican and Colosseum the stroller must be carried by yourself in your arms, due to architectural restrictions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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