Private Tour: Rome in a Day

Day Trips & Excursions in Rome

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Enjoy Rome in one day with the comfort of a private car that will escort you from your accommodation in Rome to the main destinations of the very centre of the city. Your private guide will introduce you all the secrets of the Ancient Rome starting with the inside of the Coliseum, Roman Forums and Palatine Hill, take a break for lunch and relax on the roof top of a fancy Restaurant. Meet your driver again and discover one of the most visited Museums in the world: The Vatican Museums. At the end you will be comfortably taken back to your accommodation.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Colosseum, Rome, LazioThe Coliseum is one of the most incredible masterpieces of Roman architecture and engineering. It would be a shame if, after your stay in Rome, you did not know how the Romans were able to build this structure in less than ten years. By joining our tour you will discover more than you can by reading guidebooks. Get to know Rome's masterpiece and learn a lot about Romans lifestyle. Learn more about the daily life of gladiators and emperors. Amuse yourself with their secrets and power games.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Roman Forum, Rome, LazioNext to the Coliseum, the adjoining Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill are a must see in Rome. Therefore, our 3 hour guided tour consists of two parts: 1.5 hours are dedicated to the Coliseum and 1.5 to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. And be sure, the time with our guides is flying by.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Palatine Hill, Rome, LazioIn the Roman Forum you will explore ancient temples and courts as well as the founding legend of Rome. Did you know that Rome's story begins with a fratricide at the foot of the Palatine? You will learn more of Rome´s history, of Romulus and Remus and who of them was both murderer and kingDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Vatican Museums, Vatican City, LazioThe Vatican Museums with the beautiful Sistine Chapel are located next to St. Peter's Basilica. The Vatican Museums house works of inestimable value: sculptures, sarcophagi and mummies from Egypt, artworks by Caravaggio, Giotto, Leonardo, Perugino, Raphael, or Titian. In the Raphael's stanzas one can admire frescoes painted by the artist between 1508 and 1524.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Sistine Chapel, Vatican City, LazioThe famous Sistine Chapel is covered by Michelangelo's frescoes. Our tour guides will show you the best way to do sightseeing. Even if you are not a fan of art, you will love this tour.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, LazioIn 1626 the building was completed and Pope Urban VIII solemnly inaugurated the church. St. Peter's Basilica, with an area of 15,160 m², has the largest overbuilt interior, which can accommodate up to 20,000 people. 800 marble, bronze and stucco columns, 44 altars and numerous art treasures, such as the Michelangelo's Pietà, will be shown in the church. Thousands of believers worldwide find themselves in St. Peter's Basilica and St. Peter's Square at the pope's masses. Duration: 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Professional guide
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Forum
  • Entry/Admission - Palatine Hill
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica

What’s not included

  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • DVD (available to purchase)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)