The ultimate guide to Rome’s top tours
To have the best experience in Rome, there are some must-see destinations that you cannot miss. But, when you’re at these destinations, how can you ensure that you are not missing out on any critical information or fun fact you can share with your friends later? Easy, just book a tour. Don’t know which one? We’ve got you covered with a list of the best tours of Rome.
Amazing Sunrise Private Tour3 hours
Rome is great and all, but that’s no secret. Sightseeing can often become a drag when all your photos and experiences involve hundreds of other people. To get a much more unique experience, we recommend you take the Amazing Sunrise Private Tour at 5am. Take advantage of the jet lag and see the Trevi Fountain uninterrupted by others, walk in St. Peter’s Square, or climb the Spanish Steps with no one around. Then, end this serene tour of Rome with a cappuccino and croissant while the sunrise lightens the dome of the Vatican.
Vatican After Hours Tour with Sistine Chapel & Vatican Museums2..5 hours
Explore the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel on this after-hours tour. Have one of the most unique and exclusive experiences of a lifetime: experience the Vatican as night falls with an expert insider guide and a small group of only 12 guests or less. Not everyone can say they’ve visited the Vatican after it closes to the general public! Avoid the huge daytime crowds and opt for an exclusive tour of the Vatican in the evening.
Exclusive Early Entrance to Sistine Chapel & Vatican Museums with Audio Guidetake your time
The Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Museums are some of the most overwhelming art exhibitions out there because there is so much amazing art that can be seen. To do it right and truly appreciate the value of the pieces, a tour guide is necessary. Unless you are well versed in art history, these halls can overpower the sights of any visitor. So, do it right with a tour guide because all this marvellous art must not be missed.
Rome in One Day: Vatican & Colosseum with Real Skip the Line9 hours
What are the main things you think of when you hear Rome? The Vatican? The Colosseum? Exactly! These places are not memorable for no reason. Hit the main attractions of the city in one go with this tour that gives you fast entrance to Vatican Museums and the Colosseum. These two places can also be quite impressionable, and it is easy to walk through them without fully comprehending their grandness. Therefore, a tour guide can give you essential information to make your experience the most positive.
Borghese Gallery Guided and Private Tour2 hours
8.45am (private) or 9am / 11am / 1pm / 3pm
Although the Galleria Borghese is relatively small, the art museum is jam packed with art at every single nook and cranny of the building. To fully comprehend the extent of the art, it is essential that you get a guide through the maze of Bernini statues, Caravaggio paintings, and much more. Cardinal Scipione Borghese’s collection is considered one of the most beautiful in the world, so you would not want to miss feasting your eyes on such beauty.
Vatican Early Entry Express Tours with Sistine Chapel & St. Peter’s Basilic2 hours
The Sistine Chapel is like the cherry on top of the Vatican Museum cake, that is why it is at the very end of the all the rooms. However, as you make your way to the revered chapel, it can feel quite overwhelming viewing thousands of years of religious art. Skip the hassle and go straight to the main features in this early entry Sistine Express Tour. Not only will you get the abridged version of the Vatican Museums, while still ensuring you witness all the masterpieces, you will also get speedy access to St. Peter’s Basilica.
Exclusive Rome Underground Private Tour5 hours
Rome is not only beautiful on the outside, but she is also beautiful on the inside. To take in her full magnificence, we recommend you take advantage of an underground tour. Just a few blocks from the Colosseum, you can see the seven levels of ancient cities that reside below the ground. You will even get to see a house on top of a church pilled on a Pagan temple, crazy! Better yet, no public transportation is necessary because this tour includes a private Mercedes van.
Full Day Rome History & Fun City Tour8 hours
Exploring can be stressful, there is a lot to see and usually not enough time to figure out how to see it all. If you want the fullest experience in Rome, the best tip is to get in with a local. In this tour, you will have a driver guide who will show you all the highlights that the Eternal City has to offer plus you don’t have to walk everywhere. Highlights include Piazza di Spagna, the Pantheon, the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, the Catacombs and more. This is Rome done right!
Jewish Ghetto Tour + Synagogue2 hours
Being that Rome has one of the oldest Jewish communities in Europe, it would be a shame to miss this critical part of Roman history. In this area you will get to see not only amazing ruins and a Synagogue, but you can also get a taste of some great food. This tour includes sights like the Foro Boario, Old Jewish Synagogue, Trastevere, Tiberina Island, Marcello’s Theater, Portico di Ottavia, Torre Argentina, and Jewish Ghetto Temple. This area, which used to be walled off from the center of the city, is now truly a gem of Rome.
Private Rome by Night Tour2 hours
Rome is one of those places that just gets better with age and that fact continues to be true as the day ages as well. Take advantage of this quality with a private night tour, where you can get to see all the best highlights of the city under the moonlight. The anticipated attractions are included like the Spanish Steps, Piazza del Popolo, Trevi Fountain, Colosseum and more. Best part: like the morning tour, there are much less tourists to block your view of such spectacular monuments.
Squares and Fountains of Rome Private Tour3 hours
There is hardly any Roman monument that isn’t accompanied by some piazza or fontana. By getting a tour of all the most beautiful squares and fountains that Rome has to offer, you will surely get a more well-rounded view of the city. In this tour, you get to see some of the best outdoor places in the city including Campo de’ Fiori Piazza, Navona’s Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi, Fontana di Trevi, Piazza di Spagna, and more. There is no seeing Rome without appreciating all the well-crafted squares and fountains.
Colosseum Walking Tour with Roman Forum & Palatine Hill Skip the Line3 hours
2pm (till March 31) / 2.30pm (from April 1)
The Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill are like the perfect package of attractions but when you walk through them it can be easy to get lost amongst all the rubble (pun intended). Instead, a tour guide will be able to give you a better, more accurate view of the grandiosity of these monuments. You will be able to learn about how much of the Colosseum is not there anymore and why the Roman Forum was like the downtown of ancient Rome. Such knowledge will surely make the experience more enjoyable and awe-inspiring.
Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter’s Basilica Skip-the-Line4 hours
8.30am or 2.30pm
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Vatican City is the smallest country in the world and thus can most definitely be done in a day. With the help of a tour guide, you can get the most of your experience in this tiny country. You can see the Vatican Museums and its Walls, the Sistine Chapel, St. Peters Basilica, and more. Better yet, the experience is made even more enjoyable as you get exclusive skip the line access to all that the Vatican has to offer.
Weekend Combo: Vatican Museums & Archaeological wonders of Rome2 days
Sat at 8.30am, Sunday at 9.30am (till March 31) / Fri at 8.30am, Sat at 9.30am (from April 1)
To do Rome right, you have to be in the Eternal City for more than 24 hours. For those that have a bit of time to spare, check out this two-day tour. If you are unsure on which course to take while exploring this beautiful city, then this tour will make sure you hit all the best highlights of the city. You will get to see the iconic monuments like the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, Roman Forum, Vatican, and more, with no worry about missing any essential parts. This truly takes the stress away from the process of exploring the city as your tour guide maps out the best course of action to take on these two breathtaking days.
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