What To Expect
Start the day with a visit to the ruins of the Roman Forum. Walk around the remains of the imposing ancient buildings and listen to anecdotes about the structure of Roman society, their beliefs and their social and political lives. Visit the imposing Colosseum, the largest amphitheater built during the Roman empire and used for gladiatorial contests and other public spectacles. Journey to the ancient days as you explore this iconic symbol of Imperial Rome.
After lunch, you will go on a guided tour of one of the largest art collections in the world, spanning from Roman, Etruscan and Egyptian antiquities to contemporary art. You will learn about the famous Popes of Rome, their love for art and the glamorous lives they left during the Renaissance. After taking time to appreciate the masterpieces housed by the Vatican Museums, you will proceed to St. Peter's Basilica and Square, an immense area that is home to many other precious works of art including Michelangelo's breathtaking "Pieta" and Bernini's Papal Canopy.
A drive through Baroque Rome will follow and you can enjoy superb views of the city from one of its hills. You will go to places that big buses are unable to pass and have a glimpse of Rome's hidden side. You will then make your way to the most visited attractions of Rome, starting with the Pantheon. Touring its interior, you will learn about this classical building that has been intact since the ancient Roman times. You will also see the Trevi Fountain, the largest baroque fountain in the city which according to legend will give luck if three coins are thrown over one's left shoulder from the right hand. You will also see the Spanish Steps, the longest and widest staircase in Europe which climbs a steep slope between the Piazza di Spagna and Piazza Trinita dei Monti.
This tour gives you the opportunity to see all the attractions of this ancient city and allows you to travel through time as you explore its wonders, making sure that your stay in Rome is worth your while.
Skip-the-line tickets to the Vatican and the Colosseum
Local expert guide
Meals and drinks
Tips and gratuities
Optional activity costs
Infants have special rates. Please inquire.
This tour has a 5 passenger minimum requirement and is subject to cancellation if minimum is not met. Please call at least 24 hours prior to departure to confirm schedule.
This tour can accommodate a maximum of 8 guests.
Shoulders and knees must be covered when entering the churches. Please dress appropriately. Comfortable shoes are recommended as this tour involves a fair amount of walking.
You can opt to take the Grand Tour of Rome in one or two days.
Some museums and attractions may be closed due to unforeseen reasons such as special ceremonies, strikes, and events out of the operator's control. On these few occasions, the tour will visit other sites. Attraction tickets are non-refundable.
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