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Ideal for small groups, couples, or families with children – just sit back and enjoy the ride while your guide leads you through the heart of Rome, delivering a completely personalized experience for your group.
3:00pm – 6:00pm - Golf Cart Tour of Rome Squares and Fountains – private tour
Tour Check-in – 2:55pm
Meeting Point Location – Your golf cart driver will meet you outside your hotel at 2:55pm
Tour Description - Turn a long walking tour into an adventure with one of our private tours by golf cart! Your own guide will meet you at your hotel so you can explore Rome at ease and comfort and class.
With the golf cart, you’ll be able to cover the historical center from end to end, while still enjoying the sights and sounds of the city as close as you would on foot and the refreshing breeze in your open cart. Your English-speaking guide will tell you all about Rome’s famous monuments such as the Pantheon, Trevi fountain and the Spanish Steps, but will also be happy to take you into lesser-known magical corners of Rome that visitors can easily miss if you don’t know where to look.
Sites to Visit
Temple of Hadrian, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Venezia, Spanish Steps, Jewish Ghetto, Campo de Fiori, Piazza Navona, Pantheon and much more
Duration: 2.5 hours
Type Of Service: Best of Rome: Afternoon Walking Tour with Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain & Pantheon - small group tour
Enjoy a relaxed, 2.5-hour tour covering Rome’s compact historic center and visiting its most iconic sights. Your expert, English-speaking guide will also give you the history that brings these incredible monuments to life and take you to some of the lesser-known corners with stories of their own to tell.
See the Best of Rome on Our Walking Tour - Learn how Raphael died when you visit the Pantheon, hear about Bernini’s famous feud at Piazza Navona and discover the meaning behind a name at the Spanish Steps. Often referred to as an “outdoor museum,” the streets of Rome are home to some of the city’s finest art. You’ll see the momentous Trevi Fountain, Bernini’s Fountain of Four Rivers and appreciate some of the world’s most impressive architecture in the dome of the Pantheon.
Uncover More with Our Expert Guides - Our guides are experts in their fields, trained in the art and history of the city, and are passionate about showing you more than what’s in front of your nose. Take a Gentle Stroll Through Rome's Past - Our Best of Rome walking tour is the perfect way to orient yourself to the streets, art, and history of Rome. Traveling at an easy pace, you’ll never feel rushed. We’ll even stop for a traditional Italian treat along the way, free of charge, so you can take a few minutes to soak up Rome’s famous ‘dolce far niente,’ the sweetness of doing nothing.
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Discover Rome’s compact historic center and some of its most famous sights on this 2.5 hour walking tour led by an expert, local guide.
Duration: 2 hours
Type of Service: Vatican Under the Stars Evening Tour - small group tour
Are you looking for unusual things to do in Rome? How about touring the Vatican at night? Not only does this special small group Vatican night tour let you skip the crowds, lines and heat, but it also provides a fresh way to see the Vatican’s amazing collections. If you aren’t an early morning person, or you just want less distractions as you enjoy the museum’s treasures, this is the best Vatican tour for you. This two hour tour includes:
- After-hours access to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
- An English-speaking guide with expertise in art history
- Access to the treasures inside the Vatican without the heat and crowds
- A maximum group size of 13 people
Night Tour of Vatican Museums - Skipping the line, take a journey with your expert Vatican guide through art history as you walk through the rooms of the most fascinating “living” museums on earth. See works of art in the Pinecone Courtyard and a great view of St. Peter's Basilica. View sculptures handed down to us from the Ancient Romans in the Pio-Clementine Collection. Pass through the Candelabra Gallery, Gallery of Tapestries and Gallery of the Maps as your guide explains the history and stories surrounding these art collections.
The School of Athens by Raphael - Learn about the complexities of Raphael's fresco in the former papal apartments. Raphael was one of Rome's most famous Renaissance artists and he encompassed all the ideals of a Renaissance man. He designed and frescoed multiple rooms connected to the Vatican Museums. In addition to other masterpieces, visit one of Raphael’s most famous works of art, The School of Athens.
The Sistine Chapel at Night - Our evening Vatican tour concludes in Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel, where the ceiling and the altar wall are adorned by world-famous and inspiring frescoes. Only when you enter the Sistine Chapel is it clear how high the ceiling is and how many paintings are up there. At this point, it is impossible not to appreciate how difficult it must have been for Michelangelo to lay on his back and toil at his masterpiece, year after year. Since the Sistine Chapel is inside the Vatican Museums, it is included in your Vatican tour tickets.
The Sistine Chapel is a place of worship, therefore, speaking inside is not allowed. Since our guide cannot explain the frescoes while you are inside, we explain the Chapel in advance and provide you with a map/handout for reference before you enter. Men and women must cover their knees and shoulders before entering. We understand the summers in Rome get hot, a good alternative is to bring a scarf or shawl to cover up with before you enter.
Take Your Time and Explore the Collections - If you want to stay inside the Vatican Museums after the conclusion of your evening tour, go right ahead! The museums remain open for another two hours after the guided tour concludes. Take your time and revisit your favorite works of art or simply wander around taking in the intense beauty of your surroundings.
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Duration: 3.5 hours
Type of Service: Privileged Entrance Vatican Walking Tour with Sistine Chapel – small group tour
Our Privileged Entrance Vatican Tour starts at 7:30a.m. and we enter the Vatican Museums just after 8:00a.m. (an hour earlier than general public access). As a result, witness the jaw-dropping Sistine Chapel before the masses of people stream in. After visiting the Sistine Chapel, our professional English-speaking guide will take you back through the highlights of the Vatican Museums. Then pass back through the Sistine Chapel and head to St. Peter’s Basilica. One of our most popular Rome tours, this 3.5-hour Vatican tour includes:
First stop is a visit to the Sistine Chapel before it’s open to the general public. Since the Sistine Chapel is inside the Vatican Museums, it’s included in your Vatican Museums ticket. When you enter the Sistine Chapel, you’ll realize our descriptions cannot do this incredible work justice. As well as being one of Michelangelo’s most prized masterpieces, the Sistine Chapel also serves as a gathering place for cardinals of the Catholic Church. This is also where new popes are elected - including Pope Francis! The Sistine Chapel is a place of worship, so speaking inside is forbidden. Don’t worry though, your guide will provide you with a map/handout for reference before you enter. *The Sistine Chapel is a sacred place, so both men and women must cover their knees and shoulders. Otherwise, you may be refused entry to a portion of your Vatican tour. We understand the summers in Rome are hot - a great alternative is to bring a shawl/sweater to wrap around you when necessary.
The Best Galleries at the Vatican - Led by our guide, visit our favorite galleries including the Borgia Apartments, Gallery of the Candelabra, Gallery of the Tapestries and the Gallery of the Maps. Predating a unified Italy by nearly 300 years and based on painted topographical maps of Italy, the Gallery of the Maps is one of the coolest places in the Vatican Museums. One of the frescoes contains the image of a sea monster - see if you can spot it!
Raphael Rooms - The term Renaissance literally means "rebirth" and refers to the period of European civilization that produced a great revival in art, literature and learning. Raphael was one of Rome's most famous Renaissance artists who encompassed all the ideals of a Renaissance man. He designed and frescoed multiple rooms connected to the Vatican Museums. Among other masterpieces, you’ll see one of Raphael’s most famous works of art, The School of Athens.
Skip the Line St. Peter’s Basilica - St. Peter's Basilica is the grand centerpiece of the Vatican. Imagine walking into the biggest church you've ever seen, filled with artwork from all the famous Italian artists you learned about in school. Skip the lines that wait outside in St Peter's Square as you access the basilica from the inside, through a special side entrance our guides can use. Once inside, admire masterpieces that include the Baldacchino, La Pieta, the statue of St. Peter and more. While it is free to enter, this guided tour helps you make the most of it, without suffering the long lines.
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One of our bestselling Rome tours, this early access Vatican Museums tour skips the regular line and goes straight to Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel. Led by a professional English-speaking guide, see the best galleries and tour St. Peter's Basilica.
Duration: 2.5 hours
Type of Service: Wine and Food Tasting Dinner – small group tasting
Embark on a food pairing and wine tasting journey around Italy's regions at popular and famous wine bar in Rome. This wine tasting experience is fun and exciting in an intimate environment with delicious food.
This unique wine bar/restaurant focuses on the best and fresh artisan selections in wine and food from all over Italy. Their focus extends beyond just Wine Tastings and Dinners to Cooking Classes, Olive Oil Tastings, and more…their expertise sommeliers offer an unforgettable experience for the everyday wine drinkers to wine collectors.
Learn the origins, history and stories of Italy’s wines, regions and foods while you taste through the authentic flavors of the best artisan producers of Italy selected by expertise sommeliers in this group dinner (no boring lectures). An unforgettable night spent with people from all over the world with amazing food and wines.
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Dine, Taste and Learn - Learn the origins, history and stories of Italy’s wines, regions and foods while you taste through the authentic flavors of the best small, artisan producers of Italy.
Duration: 3.5 hours
Type of Service: The Original Crypts and Catacombs Tour - small group tour
Your tour starts at one of the Roman Catacombs, the Eternal City’s underground burial chambers where long winding passages unfold millennia of history among tombs and inventive handmade memorials, taking you to a time when Christianity was considered a simple cult whose members were executed as pagans and buried as martyrs.
Then it’s on to Basilica San Clemente where the sound of running water drove one clergyman to dig his way through the floor tiles. What he discovered were 'wedding cake' layers of history piled on top of each other so that visitors today climb down to a 4th century church, the 2nd century remains of a Mithraic temple and finally ruins that date back to the Great Fire under the reign of Nero in 64 AD. You'll even see the working aqueduct that led to the excavations in the first place. With ruins reaching nearly 60 feet deep, it makes you wonder what lies beneath the rest of Rome.
Your journey through the centuries ends with a bang at perhaps the most memorable sites – the Capuchin Crypt and Museum. Here the remains of 4,000 Capuchin monks literally rest in pieces. Their remains have been used to decorate the underground crypt with vertebrae chandeliers, real-life skulls and cross-bones and robe-clad skeletons leering from the walls. Morbid fascination or respectful art? You’ll be the judge of that.
Much of what Rome has to offer is buried underground and through this tour – the only tour that takes you to crypts and catacombs from different historical eras in locations across the city – you can discover the true underside of Rome.
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Join our Rome Crypts and Catacombs Tour and descend deeper into the unusual history of Rome, far below its busy streets and towering monuments to the concealed side of this ancient city. The itinerary includes three unforgettable stops with one thing in common – they are some of the most uncommon and mysterious sites the Eternal City has to offer.
Duration: 12 hours
Type of Service: Full Day Pompeii Tour from Rome with Mt. Vesuvius Volcano - small group tour
Discover Pompeii and the still-active volcano that brought the bustling Roman city to its terrible end on this exclusive day trip from Rome to Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius. Explore the city of Pompeii with an expert, English-speaking guide who will help you make the most of your time here. In 1.5 hours, you’ll see the most fascinating sites of the city, from plaster death casts to Pompeii’s fast food joints and streets cut out by carriage wheels 2,000 years ago. Visiting on a day trip, it’s impossible to walk all of Pompeii, but our carefully-planned route means you’ll see the best of it, with the most representative and well-preserved buildings it has to offer.
During our time in Pompeii group sizes will be limited to 25 people or less with headsets for every visitor, so your guide will be easy to hear and interact with. Like all tour operators, we use official, licensed Pompeii guides for this section of our tour. However, as is the case with our own staff, these guides are carefully chosen by us. We constantly evaluate Pompeii guides and ask for feedback from every customer to ensure that we only use the most talented and knowledgeable in their pool.
Another high point of our tour comes when we climb to the ridge of the crater of Mt. Vesuvius. This destructive force, which buried Pompeii in 79 AD, is to this day considered one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world because of the 3,000,000 people who live around its base. Lava flows have scarred the sides of the volcano and are visible on the winding road up to the top – where you will take in incredible views over the Bay of Naples and its islands below.
During the winter season (November 20th - March 31st) and on days when Mt. Vesuvius is closed due to weather conditions, your tour of the past will take you to the National Archaeological Museum of Naples instead. Here you’ll see a fantastic array of artifacts, mosaics, statues and artwork excavated from Pompeii and Herculaneum – the perfect way to complement a visit to the ruins.
With transport to and from Rome included on a comfortable, air-conditioned coach, an expert, English-speaking tour leader to accompany you for the day and traditional Neapolitan pizza lunch, you won’t have to worry about anything but what you came to see. Take the extra time to reflect on one of Italy’s most fascinating sights – a city buried that was buried for thousands of years before being rediscovered 'frozen' in time.
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Explore the captivating ruins of Pompeii to uncover the secrets of this Roman port city, buried under ash and rubble during the catastrophic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD. Follow your expert guide inside ancient homes, baths and more for a snapshot of daily life nearly 2,000 years ago, followed by a Neapolitan pizza lunch, and a visit to the volcano that caused it all.
Duration: 12 hours
Type of Service: Full Day VIP Pompeii and Sorrento Tour from Rome - small group tour
One-of-a-Kind Tour to Pompeii and Sorrento - This is the only tour offered from Rome with both the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pompeii and the beautiful seaside town of Sorrento by air-conditioned high-speed train. With your expert English-speaking guide, the sites are brought to life through vibrant and entertaining commentary about the rich histories and interesting facts and stories that only a local would know.
2-Hour Tour of Pompeii Ruins Including Newly Opened Domus - Enjoy a fully-guided 2-hour tour of the ruins where time has stood still. Pompeii, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the world’s most awe-inspiring archeological marvels. The tragic fossilization of Roman aristocrats and common villagers, their dreadful demise was preserved in ash and pumice when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD. See how they lived, and ultimately died, while simultaneously marveling at the multicolored mosaics and frescos still lining the newly-opened Domus (homes of the ancient city’s most influential people).
See the Sea at the Bay of Naples - After your Pompeii experience we’ll take s short break for coffee and perusing the wares of local vendors and artisans. Next, we head towards Sorrento overlooking the intensely indigo waters of the Bay of Naples. A quick stop at the most picturesque precipice for a postcard-worthy photo op and on to the seaside city.
Sorrento, Land of Limoncello - As the preferred vacation spot of Roman Emperors and Italy’s most elite, Sorrento is as rich in beauty as it is in history. Enjoy the tart taste of Limoncello, the lemony liqueur which was first created here, and learn how the south’s most succulent spirit is produced from local ingredients in one of Sorrento’s oldest shops. Have time to continue to explore the town on your own with recommendations on the best sights to see, shops to visit and cafés to check out before we head back to Rome in the late afternoon.
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Visit the fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pompeii and enjoy a quiet quintessential Italian afternoon in Sorrento, the gateway to the Amalfi Coast - day trip from Rome
Duration: 13.5 hours
Type of Service: VIP Amalfi Coast Tour from Rome by High-Speed Train with Mozzarella Tasting
Take in the marvels of the Amalfi Coast on the only guided day tour from Rome via high-speed train. This is your chance to experience the UNESCO recognized landscape, as well as see its top ‘jewels’, the towns of Amalfi and Positano, all with captivating insight from a local expert guide throughout the day. In addition to the stunning vistas and awe-inspiring towns, you’ll also get off the beaten path for a taste of one of the region’s world-famous specialties - Mozzarella and other local cheeses - from a working cheesemaker that produces this delicacy fresh every day.
Our Amalfi Coast tours from Rome meet at the city’s central railway station from where you’ll be whisked off to Naples. After meeting your local guide in this city by the sea, you’ll take a comfortable private coach into the winding roads and lemon orchards that characterize this part of Italy as you hear the local history and get insider recommendations from your guide. Enjoy the incredible views of the lush mountains, crystalline sea and colorful villages that characterize this paradise.
The first stop is the most picturesque town on the entire coast, Positano, whose houses seem to tumble down to the sea amid narrow alleyways, chic boutiques, restaurants, and ‘Dolce Vita’ cafés. Despite its glamor, Positano was once a nearly abandoned fishing village until it was ‘rediscovered’ by the elite. Come here and it’s easy to see why. Its charm will seep into your pores as you shop for local ‘limoncello’, visit the church of Santa Maria Assunta or soak it all in from a restaurant terrace.
Your next stop is the former capital of the maritime republic that gave the area its name, Amalfi. Once one of the most important trading powers in the Mediterranean, this port city in miniature is home to a dazzling piazza, pristine medieval cathedral, and streets that will captivate you with their fairytale-like flavor. Have free time for lunch, climb the staircase to the Cathedral (‘Duomo’) and its arabesque cloister, as well as shop for Amalfi’s handmade ‘bambagina’ paper. If you prefer the beach, the tiny bay is also an inviting place for a dip.
After taking in the crown jewels of the Amalfi coast, travel up the mountains that cradle it to take in more incredible views. Here you’ll have the rare privilege to see how one of Italy’s most famous foods is made from a real local cheesemaker. We’re of course speaking of real Mozzarella cheese. Also known as ‘the queen of Mediterranean cuisine’, this delicacy is made with pure cow's milk, and it will be hard to go back to the stuff back home once you’ve tried it.
See the Amalfi Coast as never before and let your senses by captivated by the sights, sounds, and flavors that have made it so cherished on this comprehensive guided day tour from Rome that is sure to be the highlight of your trip to Italy.
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Guided tour of the Amalfi Coast by private coach, visit the towns of Positano and Amalfi with free time to explore, local cheese tasting, including authentic Mozzarella, from a family-owned cheesemaker with roundtrip transportation, including the high-speed train between Rome and Naples
Duration: 3 Hours
Type Of Service: Local Foodie Tour in Trastevere with Wine & Dinner
Embark on a food tour in Trastevere that offers an excellent introduction to one of the best foodie districts in Rome. Walking around the Eternal City is an excellent way to work up an appetite; a food tour is the best way to end your day of sightseeing. Led by a local foodie guide, visit some of our favorite restaurants and trattoria in Rome.
Roman Bakery and Pizza - At this stop, learn more the history of bakeries, or forni, in Rome. Get acquainted with a major part of Roman culinary tradition by ordering a hot square of pizza bianca for lunch. In Rome, people line up for these olive oil flat breads stuffed with prosciutto, parmesan and rocket. As opposed to red pizza served by the slice (al taglio), pizza bianca is not what most people associate with pizza. After you've tasted this treat, you'll understand how pizza need not have sauce or cheese to be delicious. Pizza bianca is a piece of chewy and crispy culinary heaven.
Roman Street Food - While a sit-down meal of creamy carbonara accompanied by copious amounts of Sangiovese is more likely associated with the best Italian fare, street food is nothing to sneeze at. Some of the most delicious cuisine in Rome includes quick and casual street food. From deconstructed pizza sandwiches at Trapizzino to traditionally fried filetto di baccala at Dar Filettaro’s near the Campo de' Fiori district, Rome street food is hard to beat. In the spirit of experiencing the joy of Roman street fare, enjoy a stop at one of our favorite local spots.
A Delicious Exploration of Roman Cuisine - led by a local food expert, experience Rome's local foodie districts including pizza, gelato, wine and pasta.