Rome City Tour
Private Tour with a qualified english speaking driver.
Detail of the Trevi
Enjoy the essence of Rome, the Eternal City, with our
private driver who will met you at the port of call, Civitavecchia,
and will take you on the Roman city tour.
Options are wide and various - we will make sure that
your expectations are met by our driver. Tell him what you wish
to see and if you want to spend more time in one place than another
but we want to make sure to have enough time to see as much of Rome.
Along the way, the areas of interest he will explain to you, please
ask questions and discuss with him.
Your first stop
- the Colosseum, it is probably the most famous
landmark in Rome. Built in the 1st century AD, this great
arena could seat 45,000 spectators and was the largest Roman
amphitheater in the world. Your private driver will
give a brief explanation and history, you will get a chance to
go in and explore on your own.
about the Colosseum »
Fountain - (Following the Coliseum) via Aventine
Hill and Piazza Venezia, where you'll stop
to take a look at the Monument to Victor Emmanuel II
and Mussolini's balcony. Remember that
at the Trevi fountain stop, make sure you have a couple of coins
with you to throw in the fountain as legend has it that you will
definitely return back to Rome.
Pantheon - widely praised for its feats of architecture
and concept of space. It is a magnificent ancient
temple in Rome that was later converted into the church of Santa
Maria ad Martyres. more
about the Pantheon »
Spagna, or Spanish Steps - spend a short
time before heading to the Borghese Gardens to see
the panorama of Rome and the Vatican from the Pincio
Your final stop
of the morning - the famous Piazza Navona, one of
the most beautiful in Rome.
- Some point of the Tour you may wish to stop for something to eat.
Maybe a snack in Piazza Navona or some pizza in the
cafeteria of the Vatican Museums, or a typical lunch in
a little neighborhood restaurant (all at your cost).
After lunch your driver
will take you to the Vatican city you may even wish to
change the schedule and visit the Vatican in the morning, please feel
the flexibility of discussing it with your driver.
the Vatican City - The Vatican Museums
are enormous, about 1,500 rooms, but you will only see the best
parts on your way to the Sistine Chapel. Normally
this visit includes the Cortile della Pigna, Belvedere, Pio
Clementino Museum, the Gallery of Candelabra, the Gallery of
Tapestries, the Gallery of Maps, and Raphael's Rooms. Because of
the way the traffic inside the Museums is regulated, at
sometimes certain portions are closed off, so please note that
the itinerary can change from time to time. Of course, you will
end at the Sistine Chapel!
From the Sistine you'll go directly to St. Peter's
Basilica, where you will see the Pietà by
Michelangelo and other fantastic masterpieces by
Bernini and Canova. After St. Peter's you
may want to take some free time to take pictures of the square,
shop for souvenirs and/or take a drink and relax.
Your driver will meet up with you again and return you to the port of
call together with a warm roman salutation!
about Rome »