Rome can’t been seen in a day, or in three or even in a week. Rome must be savoured a little at a time, starting from its most famous monuments and world-renowned treasures, but there are many hidden and fascinating corners of the Eternal City to discover. Rome is a city that always surprises even after a hundred visits. It’s so many cities within a unique ideal of beauty. During our stay we will see the famous and secret sights, for those who visit for the first time or for those who want to see it with different eyes.
- Day 1- Guided Panoramic Tour
- Day 2 –The Colosseum, the Roman Forum and the Janiculum Hill
- Day 3 – The Vatican Museums, Saint Peter’s Basilica, Castel Sant’Angelo and the Ara Pacis
- FDay 4 – Secret Rome and Trastevere
Day 1 – Roma on the road
We start with a panoramic tour for a city overview, and then get to know in detail some of the world’s most famous places. We see the four Papal Basilicas, Saint Paul’s, Saint John Lateran Saint Mary Major and Saint Peter’s, the Roman Forum, the Ara Pacis, Piazza del Popolo and the Baths of Caracalla. With our guide, we will explore some of the most significant places in Western history.
We see the four Papal Basilicas, Saint Paul’s, Saint John Lateran Saint Mary Major and Saint Peter’s, the Roman Forum, the Ara Pacis, Piazza del Popolo and the Baths of Caracalla. With our guide, we will explore some of the most significant places in Western history.
Our stops include three of the basilicas (Saint Peter’s is day 3), Piazza del Popolo and the Spanish Steps. Lunch in a restaurant for some classic Roman fare.
The second half of the day, we’ll explore the Janiculum hill, a beautiful place in Rome to watch the sunset, under the statue of the Italian hero Giuseppe Garibaldi and his wife Anita. Free time to explore Rome in warm evening air.
The warm Roman nights are a personal event, to be experienced by browsing.
Day 2 – The Colosseum, the Roman Forum and the historic centre.
We start the day with the very symbol of the city, the Colosseum, and after that the Roman Forum both in company of an expert guide. And here, in one of the world’s most important archaeological sites, it makes all the difference to have a professional who can make it come alive for you.
Once out of the Forum, time for a relaxing Roman lunch and late afternoon, a walk through the in the historic centre of Rome and Unesco world heritage site. We visit the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon and on of the most beautiful piazza’s in Europe, Piazza Navona. Time for an aperitif!
Day 3 –Vatican Museums, Castel Sant’Angelo and the Altar of Peace (Ara Pacis).
Our day begins with a visit to the Vatican Museums, a place of art and faith, another place where an expert guide makes a huge difference, selecting the most important and interesting rooms to visit, and avoiding the crowds. At the end of the visit, after time to admire the Michelangelo’s ceiling masterpiece, we enter a door dedicated reserved for guides to access the Basilica of Saint Peter.
At the end of the visit, after time to admire the Michelangelo’s ceiling masterpiece, we enter a door dedicated reserved for guides to access the Basilica of Saint Peter.
We will visit both the upper and lower floors and have the opportunity to climb the dome to admire the Rome’s panorama from an intriguing perspective. We leave the Piazza and the Colonnade of Bernini to head towards Castel Sant’Angelo, but not before a stop for lunch.
From Castel Sant’Angelo we continue towards Ponte Umberto I, one of the most evocative places in Rome for a souvenir photo.
We end the day of visits to the beautiful and recently restored Mausoleum of Augustus and the Ara Pacis, Augustus’ Altar of Peace.
Day 4 – Secret Rome and Trastevere
Day 4 is dedicated to some of the lesser-known wonders of Rome. Today we savour the ancient, long and beautiful Via Giulia, one of the major thoroughfares of the Roman Empire. There are many surprises and hidden corners here such as Villa Farnese (open only by reservation). Then onto Largo Argentina, Campo dei Fiori and Ponte Sisto. Lunch in Roman restaurant and free time in the afternoon.
In your afternoon we suggest you visit San Pietro in Vincoli and Michelangelo’s Mosè, and then via Cavour or Via Nazionale for a little shopping and walk to the Baths of Diocletian and the beautiful Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli
To end our Roman visit there can be no better place than Trastevere, a place that has enchanted artists and singers, poets and madmen. Now a Popular with both tourists and Romans, Trastevere is a lively restaurant and bar district that maintains the atmosphere of the working-class area it once was.
- • Optional visits outside Rome to the Castelli Romani, Parco degli Acquedotti and Villa Adriana in Tivoli.
- 3/4 night in hotel of choice, breakfast included.
- Tour leader services
- All scheduled tours with guide and private or public transport
- Entrance Tickets
- The expected entrances
What’s not included:
- Personal expenses.
- Lunch and dinner
- Anything not explicitly included