Rome in one Day | Best of Rome Exclusive Private Guided Tour with Chauffeur

Rome, Italy

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icon7 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English and 7 more
Overview

Explore Rome with your own private guide on a day-long tour of the capital. Starting with visits to Castel Sant’Angelo and the city’s centro storico, the tour includes sights of all the key landmarks such as the Trevi Fountain and the Pantheon. Hear the history behind the monuments as you explore, then take a break for lunch. In the afternoon, you'll meet back up with your guide for a visit to Ancient Rome, checking out the Colosseum on a skip-the-line-tour and strolling amid the ruins of Palatine Hill. Bookings are available for groups of two to seven people.
  • Daytime tour of Rome with your own private guide
  • Explore Rome’s historic center and learn about the monuments
  • See Piazza Navona, the Trevi Fountain, and more
  • Use a skip-the-line admission ticket to enter the Colosseum
  • Hear the Colosseum’s history as you explore the ancient tiers
  • Visit Palatine Hill to see Circus Maximus and the Roman Forum

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

This private, chauffeured tour includes an independent lunch break and Colosseum entry.

Hotel pickup and drop-off in central Rome
Private car and driver (morning tour)
Colosseum and Ancient Rome tour
Professional guide for the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill tour
Food and drinks
Gratuities
Guide for the Sightseeing tour

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Your personal chauffeur will come to pick you up at your accommodation, please indicate your Hotels, B&B, Apartments details.
Be aware that the pick-up location is mandatory to perform the current service and best serve you!

Departure Time

9:00 AM
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Piazza di Spagna
Admire the beauty of the enlightened Spanish Square, one of the most famous squares in Rome. Located in the heart of the roman historical city centre, the square hosts fascinating and incredible masterpieces. In the middle of the square rises the famous Barcaccia Fountain, dating to the beginning of the baroque period, sculpted by Gian Lorenzo Bernini and his father. At the same time, the square is crowned by the impressive Spanish Steps, an imposing 135-step staircase decorated with many garden-terraces, splendidly adorned with flowers in spring and summer. The sumptuous, aristocratic staircase, was designed so that the scenic effects increase more and more while approaching to it, as typical feature of the great baroque architecture.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Piazza Navona
Discover Navona Square. This huge square, once used to performed incredible battleship, hosts scuplture and architectrural masterpieces such us Bernini's Four River Fountain and Borromini's church Santa Agnese in Agone. It is considered to be the most beautiful and elegant baroque squares.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Trevi Fountain
Take a stop to admire the Trevi Fountain, that is the largest Baroque fountain in the city and one of the most famous fountains in the world, even appeared in several iconic movies like "La Dolce Vita" and "Roman Holiday". The great night-time lighting highlights the gorgeous decorating sculptures of this baroque masterpiece, creating a magical and romantic atmosphere. Belonging to the fountain is the legend whereby throwing a coin in the fountain you will ensure your return in Rome.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Pantheon
Enjoy an external visit of the Pantheon, which was built as a temple to all the gods of Olympus. This temple is famous worldwide for its incredible dome which is the largest in the world since ancient times.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo
Continue your promenade along the Tiber River Bank and enjoy an external visit of the Holy Castle, one of most ancient building in Rome.Built as Hadrian’s tomb, it was transformed in the middle ages into the fortress of the popes. Now a days is one of the most iconic monuments in Rome. After that take a short break 1 hour an half break for lunch (not included)
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Square
Enjoy a panoramic view of the astonishing Saint Peter Square with its superb Colonnade.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Pass By:  
Terrazza del Gianicolo
Afterwards, enjoy a beautiful view of Rome from Janiculum Hill and see the Circus Maximus, the site of the Roman chariots races, with its evocative views of the sprawling ruins of the Emperors’ Palaces on Palatine Hill. Take then a short lunch break (about 1,5hrs - not includedin the price).
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Colosseum
After luch, let's visit Rome's symbolic monument with an exclusive private tour that makes it easy and fun for all ages. Learn about the amphitheater's history from a guide with an art and archaeology background. Learn about the spectacular games and bloody battles that were held inside. Hear about the techniques of construction invented by the Romans, the incredible ability of the gladiators, the violent fighting between exotic animals and the high level of technology achieved by Roman engineers to built the Colosseum. Walk around the first tiers and reach the arena to learn about the trapdoors and all the mechanisms used to animate the games. Your guide will keep you entertained with stories of sea-battles, the cages where lions were kept before the games started, the rooms in which gladiators were waiting before they reached the arena, the executions, and the excitement of the spectators attending the most spectacular, fantastic, and expensive games in human history.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Roman Forum
You will then, visit the Roman Forum. This is one of the most important archaeological areas in the world with some of Ancient Rome's most evocative ruins, including the Temple of Julius Caesar, Arch of Titus, House of the Vestal Virgins, Senate House and Basilica of Maxentius. Admire the Roman Forum's Sacred Way, the triumphal road where the Centurions of Caesar marched after their return from countless battles and conquests.
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Palatine Hill
After you walk through Palatine Hill, explore the site of an older settlement from the 9th century BC. Admire the incredible frescoes in the House of Augustus and the Hippodrome, an elliptical sunken garden from the Palace of Domitian. Here, enjoy an impressive view of the Circus Maximus and the valley of the Roman Forum. Learn about the legend of Romulus and Remus, the abandoned brothers raised by a wolf who fought each other for power and control.
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Dress code is smart-casual
  • Large bags and suitcases cannot be taken into the Colosseum; be aware that the monument does not provide a cloakroom service
  • Selfie sticks cannot be used inside the Colosseum
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation policy

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