The Real Best of Rome in Two Days -VIP Private Tour -

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Day 1: Rome Squares & Fountains + Vatican City

Stop At: Piazza di Spagna, Rome Italy
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...
Itinerary

Day 1: Rome Squares & Fountains + Vatican City

Stop At: Piazza di Spagna, Rome Italy
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

Stop At: Piazza Navona, 00186 Rome Italy
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

Stop At: Santa Maria della Pace, Vicolo del Arco della Pace 5, Rome Italy
Continue your itinery off the beaten path to admire hidden beautiful churches and corners that only a local could know
Duration: 20 minutes

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

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

Stop At: Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, Lungotevere Castello 50, 00193 Rome Italy
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

Stop At: Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City Italy
After lunch meet your guide at the entrance of the Vatican Museum for your Vatican museum Private Tour. Once here you'll have a short introduction to the Vatican City and Vatican History
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City Italy
Discover the treasures hosted by one of the largest and most-visited museums of the world enriched by a huge number of masterpieces collected through time.

You will be introduced to the impressive greatness of the Vatican Museum.

Admire the best of the ancient world visiting the Greek and Roman sculpture section. A collection of classical art masterpieces where admire the beauty of several sculpture groups, as for example the statue of Laocoön and His Sons that is one of the most famous ancient sculptures.

Pass by the Chandelier Gallery, named by the several marble chandelier decorating this section.

Be astonished by the elegant Tapestry gallery, wallpapered by the finest tapestry worldwide, realized by Raphael's disciples.

Visit the Maps Gallery, a complete exhibition of maps representing Italy as it was seen by cartographer in 1581.

Enter in the Raphael's Rooms, with his huge famous paintings.

Enjoy a spectacular panoramic view of the Vatican Garden

and much more ...

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Sistine Chapel, Viale Vaticano, 00165 Vatican City Italy
Admire the major representatives of Italian art such as Leonardo, Perugino, Beato Angelico, and many more

Towards the end of this tour you will visit the beautiful Sistine Chapel to admire Michelangelo’s masterpiece: The Last Judgement.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City Italy
Get inside St. Peter's Basilica where you can admire some Baroque masterpieces and the breathtaking Pietà by Michelangelo. You can also enjoy a moment of reflection in the Vatican caves.
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Old Appian Way with his Catacoms & Ancient Rome

Stop At: Via Appia Antica, Via Appia, Rome Italy
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 take 1-hour and an half break for lunch (not included)
Duration: 3 hours

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

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

Stop At: Palatine Hill, Piazza Santa Maria Nova, 53, 00186 Rome Italy
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

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Details

Included
  • Permission to enter Rome city centre
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Downtown Rome only
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Forum
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
  • Catacombs group tour
  • Private guide for the Colosseum tour
  • Entry/Admission - Via Appia Antica
  • Insurance
  • Private guide for the Vatican Museum tour
  • Entry/Admission - Palatine Hill
  • Private driver for the sightseeing tour
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • All taxes and Fees
Not Included
  • Entry/Admission - Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo
  • Entry/Admission - Pantheon
  • Guide service during the sightseeing tour
  • Transfer and pick-up to hotel outside the city center or at the airport
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Pick-up participants in different location one to each other
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Point: If you are staying in a hotel with a lobby, please wait for your personal chauffeur at 9:00 am there. If you are staying in an apartment or other accommodation without a hall, please stand by the street number at 9:00am
Dates: Daily except Sundays
Return point: Returns to original departure point

9:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • To be best served, customers should be ready at least 10 minutes before the scheduled pick-up time, for organizational reasons.
  • The transportation will be held by a short limousine up to 4 people, for more people we will use a mini-van.
  • The sightseeing tour does not include the guide service. For this activity you only have a private driver service.
  • Dress code is smart casual. Comfortable shoes recommended
  • 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
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • The activity can suffer variations due to organizational resons
  • You must have a valid photo ID to enter the monuments (student's ID, Driver License, Passport or State ID all work.) You will be asked to also provide your name, last name and date of birth (at the beginning of the tour, if not provided beforehand.) Security may prevent you from entering the site if the information provided is not accurate and/or don't match the one on your ID.
  • Note: tour will not operate on religious holidays
  • WILL NOT BE POSSIBLE TO VISIT THE BASILICA DURING RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS AND CEREMONIES (Audiences, Beatifications, Masses of the POPE). The Basilica is often subject to sudden closures. In these cases it is not possible to guarantee access to the Basilica.
  • SOMETIMES BASILICA AND SISTINE CHAPEL MAY CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE. WILL NOT BE POSSIBLE THE VISIT TO THE BASILIC DURING RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS AND CEREMONIES (Audiences, Beatifications, Masses of the POPE)
  • Please note that for safety reasons the Coliseum can accommodate up to 3.000 people at once.This could lead to delays in access to the site, even for pre-booked visitors.
  • Estimated time entrance to the Vatican Museum is 45 minutes after tour departure, because you will have to pass the security check.
  • For security reasons all visitors and their luggage shall be screened.
  • To facilitate the security checks please insert any object (including mobile phone) in the bag/backpack or in the tray to be included in the X-ray
  • Forbidden objects inside the Colosseum: bottles and glasses containers, alcholic beverages and aerosols, backpacks, camping, bulky bags and luggage / trolley
  • Can be introduced medium and small size backpacks to shoulder, which must be checked, as any other bag, with metal detectors, opened and visually inspected by the Urbe Security Institute, responsible for the entrance inspection
  • Please notice that the Colosseum Administration, which depends on the Ministry of Cultural Assets and Activities has the faculty to close the Colosseum, or parts of it, with or without notice, for events, strikes, heavy rain, or any other reason. In which case, we will offer an alternative itinerary as it seems fit and offer a partial refund
  • Activity not recommended for people with motor lag
  • No change on a booking can be accepted after 24hrs to the starting time of the tour. In that instance, no refund will be issued.
  • For the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund.
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.