The Best Of Rome In Two Days Private Tour

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Experience a very special two day private sightseeing tour to discover the best of Rome. See the Vatican museums, where you can admire one of the greatest collections of art in the world, the Sistine Chapel and Saint Peter Basilica. Have a step back in time visiting the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. Discover the amazing Catacombs and admire the beauties of the historical centre: Trevi Fountain, Spanish steps, Piazza Navona and many other special sites.

Highlights

  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Skip the line
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience

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Join this two day private sightseeing and historical tour to discover the Eternal City. The first day you will be picked up at 9am from your hotel in Rome. Your private driver will bring you away from the usual tourist itineraries to capture the unforgettable sensual atmospheres of charming squares like Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona and Santa Maria della Pace. You will then appreciate the Baroque masterpiece, the Trevi Fountain, the silent flow of the Tiber River and the beautiful Pantheon. Your promenade will continue to Emperor Hadrians Mausoleum and legendary Ponte Sant'Angelo to enjoy a fantastic sight of the Castello Sant'Angelo. After a 1-hour break for lunch (not included) you will have a skip-the-line private tour in the Vatican Museum. Here you will see the art collected by Popes throughout the centuries, Raphael's Rooms, the Gallery of Maps with views of the Vatican Gardens, the Tapestry Gallery and eventually, the Sistine Chapel painted by the Renaissance genius, Michelangelo. Then you will admire the immense Basilica and Square of St. Peter, the sublime and touching Piet, Berninis glorious and mystical baroque Canopy, and the burial-site of St. Peter with the monumental tombs of Popes.

The second day you will be picked up at 9am and you will explore the mysterious catacombs situated along the old Appian Way, some 93 miles (150km) of underground galleries used as cemeteries by early Christians under Roman persecutions.After the tour you will have a small panoramic tour to reach Colosseum. After 1-hour break for lunch (not included) you will have a private skip-the-line tour inthe symbol of the Ancient Roman world, the Colosseum. Discover the construction techniques invented by the Romans, and hear about the skills of the gladiators, and the violent exotic animal fights. Afterwards, explore the Palatine Hill, residence of the Roman Emperors, and the Roman Forum, centre of political, religious and commercial life at that time. You will see the old Senate House, Temple of Vesta, Triumphal Arches of Constantine, Titus and Septimius Severus.

Program:

1stday:

9:00am 12:00pm Sightseeing in the historical centre with an English speaking driver
12:00pm 1:30pm 1 hour break for lunch
1:30pm 4:30pm Vatican Museum/Sistine Chapel/St Peters Basilica Private tour with professional guide

2ndday:

9:00am 12:00pm Catacombs tour with professional guide
12:00pm 1:30pm 1 hour break for lunch
1:00pm 4:30pm Colosseum, Roman Forum, Palatine Hill private tour with professional guide

Inclusions for The Best Of Rome In Two Days Private Tour

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Downtown Rome only
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle or minivan
  • Permission to enter Rome city centre
  • Parking Fees
  • 6 hour professional tour guide service
  • Reservation service for special/skip the line entrance to the Vatican Museum
  • Reservation service for special/skip the line entrance to St. Peters Basilica, no line
  • Admission fees with privileged entrance Colosseum/Roman Forum/Palatine Hill
  • Reservation service for special/skip the line entrance to the Colosseum/Roman Forum/Palatine Hill
  • Admission fees with privileged entrance Catacombs
  • 3 hour group tour inside Catacombs
  • English speaking driver for the sightseeing tour on the first day
  • Insurance
  • Tax
  • VAT

Exclusions for The Best Of Rome In Two Days Private Tour

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A dress code is required to enter places of worship and Vatican Museum. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

A maximum of 7 people per booking

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Important: please note that you can not get to the Colosseum with large bags / backpacks / suitcases. You may bring small bags, but there is no cloakroom service inside the Colosseum to accommodate large items

Selfie sticks cannot be used inside the Colosseum for security reasons

The first tour is not a guided tour but only a sightseeing tour without guide.

Cancellation Policy
All sales related to this product are final and non-refundable. In case you wish to cancel the reservation you will be charged 100% cancellation fees.
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  • Our two day private tour let us experience the highlights of Rome without any long lines. We climbed the Spanish steps, gazed at the Trevi Fountain, explored the catacombs, stared into the domes and reliquaries of numerous basilicas and cathedrals including St Peters of course, viewed the wonders of the Vatican museums, gawked at the Sistine Chapel ceiling, and were awed by the Colosseum and Roman Forum. Our guides were knowledgeable and full of stories and personality. Frequently our driver would pull over, say climb those stairs for a surprise, and we'd dutifully get out, climb the stairs, and be in wonder at yet another amazing site. Then we'd trot back down and he'd be waiting, ready to maneuver through the crazy traffic to the next awe-inspiring wonder. Our whole family highly recommends this tour.

  • Our guide, Paola, was stellar! She’s a PhD in Christian Archaeology, speaks 5 languages, and was so wonderful. Loved every minute! Florido, our Driver, also amazing and even sang to us! So worth the money to do this. Long days packed with interesting info you’d never get otherwise!

  • we enjoyed very much this 2 days tour, you have completely private car and tour guide whom are all very professional and friendly, highly recommend if it's your 1st time to visa Rome.

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