Best of Rome and Florence in two day private tour with transfer included

Private & Custom Tours in Rome

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Enjoy this 2 days private tour to see the top sights and ancient wonders of Rome, Pisa and Florence. Day 1 You'll be entertained by a private guide as you visit the Colosseum (including inside), the Roman Forum, Il Vittoriano, Piazza Venezia, the Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, and Piazza Navona, plus the Vatican, where you'll see the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica. Entrance fees are included. Day 2  Experience a private, full-day tour from Rome to Pisa and Florence. With a private driver, enjoy the pleasant drive from your hotel in Rome to Florence. There, you will meet your guide and receive a tour of the city's major attractions. Then, continue your tour to Pisa for a self-guided visit. Return to Rome in the evening with wonderful memories and pictures.
Day 1 After meeting your guide, your tour begins with a reserved ticket for the Colosseum, where you'll head to the interior of the arena for an exploration of Ancient Rome's largest amphitheater. When your visit is over, follow your guide just outside for a look at the Arch of Constantine and the Roman Forum, the empire's central square and hub of political, religious, and social activity. See the 1st-century Arch of Titus, the House of the Vestal Virgins, the Temple of Saturn, and the white marble Arch of Septimius Severus.  Next, continue your tour to the Trevi Fountain, seen in several films, including Fellini’s  La Dolce Vita. To follow legend, throw a coin in the fountain and make a wish that someday you’ll return to Rome. Then it’s time for a rest and lunch (own expense); there is a variety of restaurants you can choose from, whether you're in the mood for pizza, a sandwich, or a nicer 3-course meal.After eating, head to the Government District, where you’ll see the Parliament Building, the Palace of the Council of Ministers, and the Column of Marcus Aurelius. The historic Temple of Hadrian is nearby; Emperor Antoninus Pius built the grand edifice in honor of his predecessor. Then follow a narrow avenue to see the Pantheon, where Raphael, the Renaissance architect and painter, lies entombed. Continue on to Piazza Navona by way of the Ancient Baths of Nero, and admire the Fountain of the Four Rivers by Bernini.Your final destination is the Vatican, which sits across the Tiber River. During your visit of the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica, you’ll enjoy a tour of Michelangelo’s most famous works, including the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, plus Raphael’s frescoes and the apartments of the pope. Day 2  Leave Rome behind as your embark on a full-day private tour of Pisa and Florence. Begin your tour at 7am with hotel pickup and a relaxing drive in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle to Florence. During this approximately 3-hour journey, enjoy views of the Lazio and Tuscan countrysides. Your private driver can make stops along the way for you to take pictures or go to the bathroom. Bottled water is provided in the vehicle.  When you reach Florence, meet your local guide and see the city's highlights. Visit the Old Bridge, Piazza della Signoria, Republic Square, Palazzo Vecchio, and the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Skip the line as you enter the Accademia Gallery to see the statue of David by Michelangelo.  Enjoy some free time for lunch (own expense) and shopping before you head to Pisa for the afternoon. Your driver will drop you off near the main square so you can explore the city center on your own. Walk by the Leaning Tower, the Cathedral, the Baptistry, (all from outside) and other famous monuments. Snap amazing pictures and immerse yourself in the city before you return to Rome. You will arrive back at your hotel at about 7pm.

What’s included

  • Entrance fees
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (recommended)
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