Private Day Tour in Rome with Driver – from Your Hotel

Rome Trip Overview

This popular day tour of Rome is carefully designed to offer you the opportunity to explore and experience Rome’s most famous ancient monuments, incredible churches, famous piazzas, and the extraordinary Vatican City that is on everyone’s “must see” list.

There is a lot of territory to cover in a single day in order to see so many of Rome’s most popular sites. To maximize sightseeing and minimize time lost walking and getting from one place to another, this chauffeured tour is an excellent choice for day tours of Rome.

Experience Rome in the comfort of your private deluxe vehicle as your English speaking Driver introduces you to Rome’s fascinating culture, history, delicious flavors, and hidden secrets that are here waiting for you to enjoy.

Your professional Driver will meet you up at your hotel lobby or place of accommodation at 8:00 AM, and you will be returned back to at approximately 4:30 PM.

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Duration: 8 hours
Starts: Rome, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours



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This popular day tour of Rome is carefully designed to offer you the opportunity to explore and experience Rome’s most famous ancient monuments, incredible churches, famous piazzas, and the extraordinary Vatican City that is on everyone’s “must see” list.

There is a lot of territory to cover in a single day in order to see so many of Rome’s most popular sites. To maximize sightseeing and minimize time lost walking and getting from one place to another, this chauffeured tour is an excellent choice for day tours of Rome.

Experience Rome in the comfort of your private deluxe vehicle as your English speaking Driver introduces you to Rome’s fascinating culture, history, delicious flavors, and hidden secrets that are here waiting for you to enjoy.

Your professional Driver will meet you up at your hotel lobby or place of accommodation at 8:00 AM, and you will be returned back to at approximately 4:30 PM.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Rome Italy

The Colosseum is the enduring iconic symbol of Rome and its imperial magnificence. Its original name is Flavian Amphitheater after the family name of Emperor Vespasian who initiated its construction for public use, contrasting Emperor Nero who used it for his own personal interest. The amphitheater took the name Coliseum from the Colossus of Nero, an ancient towering bronze statue of Nero depicted as the pagan sun god Apollo.

If you wish to visit the inside please book tickets online in advance and carry them with you. Price is usually about € 14 per person.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Roman Forum, Largo della Salara Vecchia 5/6, 00186 Rome Italy

From the top of the Capitol Hill you have the vantage point view of the entire Roman Forum, a stunning portion of the Palatine Hill, and the Coliseum in the distance. This is also a very popular spot for amazing photographs and group photos, so make sure you have your cameras handy.

Duration: 25 minutes

Pass By: Piazza Venezia, 00187 Rome Italy

The imposing Piazza Venezia gives prominence to the palatial Vittorio Emanuele II Monument , dedicated to the first king of unified Italy. The monument is built of fine white marble from Botticino, Brescia, and boasts grand stairways, lofty Corinthian columns, sculpted fountains, a huge bronze equestrian sculpture of Vittorio Emanuele II and two statues of the pagan goddess Victoria riding on quadrigas (a chariot drawn by four horses abreast).

Stop At: Pantheon, Piazza della Rotonda, 00186 Rome Italy

The Pantheon, Rome’s ancient temple once dedicated to all the Roman gods. In 6th century it became a church and burial place for Italy’s royalty like King Vittorio Emanuele II, King Umberto I and Queen Margherita, and notable artists like Raphael.

Entry ticket to be paid onsite is € 2 per person

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Trevi Fountain, Piazza di Trevi, 00187 Rome Italy

Tradition has it that if visitors throw a coin into the fountain, they will be assured a return to Rome, two coins will lead to a new romance and three will ensure a marriage. Nearly 3,000 Euros are thrown into the fountain daily and are collected at night. The money is used as charity to subsidize a supermarket for Rome’s less fortunate.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Spanish Steps, Piazza di Spagna, 00187 Rome Italy

The name Spanish Steps earned its name after the Spanish Embassy that was permanently located there in 1647, and it was later transformed into the Spanish Embassy to the Holy See.

Below the staircase is an early 1600’s Baroque fountain, “Fontanna della Barcaccio”, or “The Fountain of the Old Boat”, a type of shallow boat particularly used for carrying wine to the port of Ripetta.

At the top of the elegant 18th century winding stairway is the French church of Trinità dei Monti.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City Italy

After lunch, you will visit the tiniest country in the world, the Vatican. Inside the Vatican Museums, you will be amazed and delighted at the vast collection of masterpieces, including the Raphael Rooms and the Sistine Chapel. The Vatican Museums are located within the walls of the Vatican City and display a vast number of artwork collected by Popes throughout the centuries that date from the early Classical era to the Renaissance.

Because the Vatican Museums are so vast and labyrinthine that makes it overwhelming for first time visitors, and possesses such an incredible amount of precious art that is often missed without the guidance of an expert, we highly recommend hiring a private English speaking licensed Vatican Guide to accompany you on a 2 hour tour through the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica.

Price of Vatican Museums Admission Tickets with no line booked online up to 60 days in advance at 22 Euros per person.

Please book your admission tickets for the 2:00 PM time slot and print your voucher at home. Once booked, Tickets are NOT Refundable.

Should you not find tickets online, please send us a message for prices and prepayment so that we can assist via a concierge service.

Because the Vatican Museums are so vast and labyrinthine that makes it overwhelming for first time visitors, and possesses such an incredible amount of precious art that is often missed without the guidance of an expert, we HIGHLY RECOMMEND hiring a private English speaking licensed Vatican Guide to accompany you on a 2 hour tour through the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica.

IF YOU WISH TO HIRE A VATICAN TOUR GUIDE, PLEASE SELECT THE UPGRADE VATICAN GUIDE OPTION OF THIS TOUR.

Duration: 2 hours



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