You'll want to fill it up, when you learn about our world famous Colosseum Underground Tour!
While there will be some time spent in the car, this tour involves quite a bit of walking and in some archeological areas on uneven terrain.
Your Rome Tour starts with one of the largest art collections to exist inside a living museum. Getting there early means you get to admire these works of art before they are awoken by the crowds.
This gallery was originally an open "loggia" but was walled and closed some 200 years ago. The statues and candelabras you will see inside date back as far as 3rd Century B.C.
Some of the masterpieces in this gallery were designed after the cartoons drawn by Raphael! Our guide will explain the stories portrayed, and show you a tapestry with a spectacular optical illusion!
Be one of the first people to walk into the spectacular Sistine Chapel with your private expert guide, and admire Michelangelo’s work in a peaceful environment, leaving the crowds waiting outside.
The great artist depicts the event from the creation of man, through to the "Last Judgement" on the Altar wall. This is an item to tick off on anyone's bucket list.
The most important church in all of Christendom, the home of the papacy, and one of the most remarkable buildings ever built to have been built! The next stop on the Vatican tour is St Peter’s.
During the final part of your Vatican tour, you will pay a visit to one of the main highlights of St Peter’s Basilica, Michelangelo's Pietà.
One of Gian Lorenzo Bernini's most celebrated works is sitting in the center of the Basilica. It is a Canopy indicating that directly below it is the Tomb of St Peter himself!
A trip to Rome isn’t complete without visiting one of it’s most impressive buildings. Standing strong in the backstreets of the historic center, the perfectly preserved Pantheon is over 1,850 yrs old!
Now home to Rome's famous stray cats, these ruins hide one of Rome's biggest secrets. As you pass by, your expert guide will reveal all.
Just by looking at the shape of this square, you'll see that it used to be an ancient Roman stadium. Today, it is one of the favorite 'piazzas' in all of Italy!
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.
The legendary Colosseum, or Amphitheatrum Flavium, was completed in 81AD and still stands today! On our Colosseum tour, you get to explore one of the most famous monuments and stadiums ever built!
Your private expert guide will take you around the legendary monument, show you the best photo opportunities and tell you the stories of the bloody spectacles that once took place in this epic venue!
As part of the Colosseum tour, you'll visit the largest Triumphal arch in Rome, built to honor the victory of Emperor Constantine who paved the way to Christianity.
The Arch of Titus displays one of the earliest carved reliefs of the Menorah. During this part of the Colosseum tour, you will learn about the Jewish Rebellion in 70AD and its consequences.
Your guide will show you the temple where Rome's eternal flame once burned. Hear how the Vestal Virgins, whose privileges were matched with extreme sacrifices, kept this flame burning and why.
Buildings that still stand in the Ancient Forum remind us of some of the greatest men that ever lived, like the Temple of Antoninus & Faustina or the Senate House, where Julius Caesar had his funeral.
This Temple was built in honor of Julius Caesar. Here your guide will bring Caesar's story to life. There is a strange feeling at these ruins, where legend has it his body was burned.
A building where many of the world's most important decisions at the time were made, your guide will tell you about the Senate House. Imagine if these walls could speak!
Skip the Line Tickets
Comfortable Climate-Controlled Transportation
Passionate and English-Speaking Private Guide
Are you only in Rome for a very short time? In your short visit, do you still want to conquer Rome and see it’s best sites? We’re pleased to tell you that we have got you covered!
They say that it would take you a whole month to see most of Rome. We agree, but not everyone has the opportunity to vacation in Rome for a month. So for those of you visitors flying into the Eternal City with only a short amount of time to explore, we have created the perfect tour for you: the Rome in a Day Tour with Sistine Chapel! We will show you Rome in a day.
We believe that if you need to see Rome in a day then you need two things to make it happen, a great driver and a great guide. Well, The Roman Guy has got you covered because we provide both! Our drivers and tour guides in Rome are very carefully selected, ensuring you can expect nothing but the absolute best service!
Rome in a Day tour with Sistine Chapel begins in the Vatican City in the morning. Here you can look forward to the best Sistine Chapel tour, where your expert guide will meet you and take you directly inside, bypassing the line waiting along the wall outside.
Once inside, you'll start your day with a tour of the Vatican Museums as your guide leads you back in time with historical relics and works of art that have been collected over centuries. You will then be taken to see one of the most spectacular and well-known rooms of all time, The Sistine Chapel. Taking your time to soak in your surroundings, your guide will delve into what makes this room so important and the tragic story of how Michelangelo lost his sight while working in it. The final Vatican City stop is a tour of St Peter's Basilica, the epicenter of the Christian religion and one of the most powerful buildings on earth.
After your first dose of culture, you'll have worked up quite the appetite. Lunch is served in a local trattoria where you'll sample some typical Roman delicacies and the adults can taste some good quality Italian vino.
Satisfied, you'll be met by your local guide and private driver in a climate-controlled luxury vehicle. It's time to explore those landmarks and monuments. Get the bucket list out as you tick off the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona and Pantheon. Your expert guide will also show you some of Rome's hidden gems and point out particular features of sights that everyone sees but don't know their meaning or history.
After a refreshing gelato at our favorite artisanal Gelateria in Rome, you'll be driven directly to Rome's most iconic site, the Colosseum. Your guide will lead you straight past the lines outside and will welcome you into this monstrous amphitheater, where you can witness the splendors of the ancient world of Rome. From the Colosseum, you'll then walk through the Roman Forum where Caesar himself once stood to deliver his messages to the Roman people. This area of land was once the heartbeat of the most powerful Empire the world has ever seen.
By now we’ve proved to you that even if you’re on a short trip to Rome, is it still possible to see a lot of the Eternal City! On this Private Tour in Rome, you’ll have seen best highlights and conquered the Eternal City all in a day. It may be time for a well-deserved nap before dinner so your driver will escort you back to your hotel where you can stand on your balcony and scream to the world: "I came, I saw, I conquered!”
- Express Vatican Tour with Skip The Line Tickets
- Venice Walking & Boat Tour with St Mark’s Basilica
- The Borghese Gallery "Story Tellers" Private Tour
- Colosseum Arena Floor Tour with Roman Forum
- "Privileged Entrance" Vatican Tour with Sistine Chapel
Q: How comprehensive are the Colosseum and Vatican sections of of this tour?
A: In the spirit of seeing as much of Rome as possible, the Colosseum and Vatican sections of this tour are abbreviated.
In front of Caffé Vaticano – located across the street from the Vatican Museum Entrance, Viale Vaticano 100. Your guide will be there holding a sign with your name on it.
Where to Meet
What to Bring
€600 BASE PRICE
Child (6 or under)
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.
The Roman Guy offers a full refund on Private Tour cancellations made more than 7 days prior to your tour taking place. Cancellations made within 7 days of your tour taking place cannot be refunded but we will do our best to accommodate you on another tour or date, pending availability.
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 an amazing time with Laura!! We were a party of 6 with two kids. She was very friendly and patient with the kids. We booked this tour because wWe had an amazing time with Laura!! We were a party of 6 with two kids. She was very friendly and patient with the kids. We booked this tour because we just had one full day in Rome and wanted to see everything. And thanks to Laura we did! I will recommend The Roman Guy.
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Given that I was only going to be staying in Rome for 3 days this tour particularly stood out for me. Out of all the cities in Italy Rome is by far onGiven that I was only going to be staying in Rome for 3 days this tour particularly stood out for me. Out of all the cities in Italy Rome is by far one of the biggest as there is so much to see. At the risk of wasting my precious time here and getting lost I decided to go with the Roman Guy for this tour and I am so happy I did. I was able to leave Rome feeling like I saw everything that I wanted to see!..more
I can't say enough about this company. Raffa was our guide and she was great. We organized it through Bojan in their main office and he really put uI can't say enough about this company. Raffa was our guide and she was great. We organized it through Bojan in their main office and he really put us at ease. We only had one day in Rome and did this tour. When it was over I called up and booked something similar in Florence. If I go back to Italy, which I will, I am going to plan everything through The Roman Guy. ..more