You'll want to fill it up, when you learn about our world famous Colosseum Underground Tour!
The walking section of this tour is leisurely but you will be walking on some cobbled street. We recommend you wear comfortable shoes. For the remainder of the tour, you will be cruising around the sites, and walking out occasionally for a closer look.
The small group Rome Driving and Walking Tour includes a special stop at a church where you can almost touch a statue by Michelangelo that most people wouldn't even know was there.
This is one of Rome's most impressive pieces of architecture. Over 1,850 years old, you'll visit the perfectly preserved Pantheon that stands strong in the backstreets of Rome's historical center.
Exploring a big city like Rome can work up an appetite, so we've made sure that you'll get the chance to cool down at one of Rome's best gelaterias. It is always the right time for gelato! Yum!
Fruit and vegetable market by day and local hangout at night. Your guide will tell you all about what used to happen in this square as you drive past and then tell you the best time to visit.
With a gelato in hand, your guide will walk you across what used to be an ancient Roman stadium. Today, it is one of Italy's most famous piazzas. You may recognize it from some popular movies!
This is is one of the best Rome guided tours for a reason and wouldn’t be complete with most iconic square in Rome! A perfect example of monumental architecture at the turn of the 20th century.
Your expert guide will show you the place where, in ancient times, merchants from Greece would settle. This area is also home to the beautiful Temple of Hercules and Basilica of Santa Maria Cosmedin.
Few tourists discover this picturesque site, but you can take your time here on our Rome driving tour. Get ready for a breathtaking view of Rome and visit a church that dates back 1,500 years.
The Orange Garden on the Aventine Hill offers one of the most spectacular views of Rome. We want to make sure you take some of the most breathtaking pictures during this Rome city tour.
Your Rome city sightseeing continues to the biggest stadium ever built! The "Great Circus" could hold even more than 250,000 spectators in its days of glory and what's left is still used today!
You'll be able to get the perfect pictures of the Roman Forum from here, before walking past Rome’s City Hall and stepping down a staircase, designed by the famous Michelangelo himself!
La Dolce Vita anyone? What else can we say. The Trevi Fountain is simply the most beautiful fountain in the world, and there’s plenty of time for a few wishes. Just restrain yourself from climbing in!
A beautiful example of Monumental Baroque style in Rome. These butterfly steps in the heart of Rome have captured artists hearts and minds for centuries and with one glance, you'll understand why.
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Do you want to see the Best of Rome without getting hot and tired? Walking around in the heat can slow you and your family down quickly. On this Rome city tour, we use air-conditioned vehicles to keep you cool during the hot summer months! A true VIP tour with a maximum of 7 visitors in each vehicle. This tour goes to some of the main attractions in Rome by foot as well as many places that are too far to reach by foot, in the comfort of a climate-controlled luxury vehicle. The Best of Rome City Driving Tour is a great no-stress, all-fun way to see Rome!
Your Small Group Best of Rome City Driving and Walking Tour begins when your local guide welcomes you at one of the most famous Obelisks in the center of Rome. The tour begins with a one hour walking tour of Rome, followed by a two hour tour in an air-conditioned vehicle. Your local guide will accompany you throughout as you tick off many of Rome's famous attractions from your bucket list.
The first hour of the tour is by foot to make sure you get the most out of the main attractions that are closely located to one another in the center of the city. During this section of the tour, you'll avoid the city center traffic as you stroll at a relaxed pace along Rome's side streets, with a gelato in hand.
This city tour keeps you comfortable as you sightsee in Rome! Rome was built on 7 hills after all, so we don't expect you to conquer the whole city by foot! This is one of the best Rome guided tours to go on, as you will have a professional local driver keeping his eyes on the road and navigating you through the streets and a local expert guide introducing you to the wonders of Rome. You will be in safe and knowledgeable hands as you explore the rest of the city by car! You will get out of the vehicle at many attractions to explore with our expert guides.
Rome city sightseeing is packed full with historically significant buildings, impressive works of art, fountains and hilltops with panoramic views. Many visitors to Rome take two or three vacations to see all the big sights, never mind Rome's hidden gems. Visit a statue by famed sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini and walk inside a church to be confronted by a statue carved by the legend Michelangelo. Hear stories of the surrounding neighborhood that was plagued by flooding. Even see marks etched on the outside of a famous church to show record flood levels! This is all in just 15 minutes of the tour!
As well as these hidden gems, hand-picked by our Italy Travel Experts as Rome's "Must-See, Yet Unknown" places, you'll also hop out the car to see some of the most famous attractions in Rome. You'll visit the Pantheon and hear the mysteries surrounding this famous building. Walk inside and see the dome that paved the way for all future domes and get a full explanation by your local guide.
Next, you'll stop at Piazza Navona and get some gelato on the way! Your local guide will explain the circus that lies beneath one of Rome's most beautiful piazzas as you admire the fountain that makes an appearance in Dan Brown's Angels & Demons. See yet another amazing sculpture built by Bernini and hear wives tales about two feuding artists.
After Piazza Navona you'll hope back into the car and head in the direction of the Capitoline Hill to see a breathtaking view of the Roman Forum. You'll also see a staircase designed by Michelangelo and the statue of Marcus Aurelias.
We'll drive by the Circus Maximus on the way to the Aventine Hill. You'll see an ancient Basilica located next to the Orange Groves and one of Rome's best and least accessible view points.
Our final destinations will be the Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps. You'll have plenty of time to get out at the Trevi Fountain to hear the story behind this iconic symbol of Rome, take plenty of photos and throw your coins into the fountain. Our tour will end atop the Spanish Steps. You can walk to get food or a drink after your tour. Be sure to ask your guide where the best places to go in the area are!
During this tour, you'll also drive by Campo de' Fiori market, Piazza Venezia, the Greek Ghetto and other attractions.
These Rome guided tours in English are perfect for travelers who want to see the main sites, but don't want to be tired out by the heat and who want to get off the beaten path and see some sites that are difficult to reach by foot. Our expert local guides will bring the sites to life with stories and history that will enrich your experience!
** Our expert guide will do everything possible to follow the full itinerary! However, due to events and street closures that sometimes occur in Rome, it may be necessary to change the route slightly. ** Gelato is not included in the price. ** Due to traffic regulations all children must be seated. Child car seats available upon request. Must be requested at least 72 hours in advance. --- If you have any doubts about your mobility, we strongly suggest you take a Private Rome City Driving Tour.
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The Roman Guy offers a full refund on Group Tour cancellations made more than 72 hours prior to your tour taking place. Cancellations made within 72 hours of your tour taking place cannot be refunded but we will do our best to accommodate you on another tour or date, pending availability.
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Be prepared to be walking or on your feet for the duration of the tour. If that makes you nervous due to a physical condition, contact us for more information or go with a private tour that will move at your pace. Thanks!
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We had a wonderful private tour with a knowledgeable, friendly, and kind tour guide, Elaine. On our arrival in Rome, my initial plan was to do a hop-oWe had a wonderful private tour with a knowledgeable, friendly, and kind tour guide, Elaine. On our arrival in Rome, my initial plan was to do a hop-on-hop-off tour, but I had trouble finding one with decent reviews. I decided to spend more and purchase the Best of Rome Walking and Driving Tour and it was, undoubtedly, a great decision! Elaine's encyclopedic knowledge of Rome and her enthusiasm and love for the city made this a truly memorable experience. It was the perfect way to start off the trip. Thank you, Elaine!..more
Me and my friend did this tour the day we arrived in Rome and it was so worth it! We met our tour guide Fabbi near the Pantheon and she took us aroundMe and my friend did this tour the day we arrived in Rome and it was so worth it! We met our tour guide Fabbi near the Pantheon and she took us around to all the sites. We started our at the Santa Maria sopra Minerva which is a beautiful secret treasure. From the outside, there is currently construction going on but inside was beautiful. Fabbi explained the history of the church as we walked around, highlighting important pieces but really allowing us to take it all in for ourselves. Next we went to the Pantheon, which of course is a must see when in Rome. We then headed to get some gelato and catch the private car to the orange groves. This view to me is one of the most spectacular views of Rome, and a truly romantic spot. Fabbi took our pictures and truly made it a wonderful experience. We then drove to the Trevi Fountain and from there walked to the Spanish Steps to end our tour. I loved this tour and was perfect for our first day in Rome, we really got to see where everything was located and take in some main sites...more
I used The Roma Guy for two private tours for our family. To say that The Roman Guy provided an excellent tour and Rome experience would be an understI used The Roma Guy for two private tours for our family. To say that The Roman Guy provided an excellent tour and Rome experience would be an understatement. Our family did the private driving tour of Rome and loved it. Hilaria the guide was an absolute angel and so knowledgeable. Fabio the driver was amazing, they were both so fantastic that we requested them again for the following tour. Together Hilaria and Fabio were the dream team. Hilaria was also very caring and sweet towards my elderly mother.
My wife and myself had the combined drive and walk private half day tour last sat.
Unfortunately, there was a marathon in Rome and access to the siteMy wife and myself had the combined drive and walk private half day tour last sat.
Unfortunately, there was a marathon in Rome and access to the sites was impossible because of traffic diversion. Our guide and driver did their best and took us to a couple of alternative areas and then dropped us of to walk in the old part of the city. The company found us a driver and guide and provided us with the tour we purchased the next day. The tour, guide and driver were excellent! We were very pleased with the service...more