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Rome In A Day with Vatican & Colosseum

Key Details

  • City: Rome
  • Duration: 7.5 hrs (1 hr 15 min break)
  • Start Time: 9:15 AM

Tour Highlights

  • See all the top sights of Rome including the Vatican, Colosseum and historic center (Pantheon, Trevi Fountain & Piazza Navona) plus St. Peter's Basilica.

  • With a private transfer from the historic center to the Vatican, we've taken care of all the details: For a fun, hassle-free day.

  • You'll have skip the line entrance at all the sites we visit (Vatican, Colosseum, St Peter's Basilica) so you don’t waste time waiting in line.
The Colosseum, visited on Rome in a Day The Colosseum The Arch of Constantine The Trevi Fountain The Pantheon The occulus in the Pantheon roof The trick to using Rome's fountains Piazza Navona Bernini's 'Fountain of Four Rivers', Piazza Navona Michelangelo's frescos, Sistine Chapel Guide uses aids to explain Sistine frescoes The Sistine Chapel Roof The Raphael Rooms, Vatican Museums The School of Athens by Raphael, Vatican The Belvedere Torso, Vatican Museums Ancient Greek sculptures, Vatican Museums The Laocoon Group, Vatican Museums The Gallery of the Maps, Vatican Museums St Peter's Basilica (skip the lines!) St. Peter's Basilica The world's largest ancient basilica Bernini's 'baldachin' altar, St. Peter's Basilica Michelangelo's 'Pieta', St. Peter's Basilica Small groups of 14 or fewer



You’ll begin your day as Rome did: With the ancient world. At an overlook of the Roman Forum, learn how the little-city-that-could became the heart of a vast empire, spotting the Senate and the Temple of the Vestal Virgins, and hearing the incredible stories behind the sites.

Then skip long general entrance lines to get inside the Colosseum. With your expert guide on hand, you’ll discover what gruesome entertainment these ancients enjoyed – from gladiator fights to the execution of the first Christians and even mock sea battles! With our handpicked guide on-hand to bring this ancient amphitheater to life, you can be sure that you’re getting a true local insight on your Rome in a Day tour.


By including a walking tour of the historical center on your Rome city tour, you’ll experience the Pantheon, a 1,900-year-old temple that’s inspired everything from the U.S. Capitol to St. Peter’s Basilica. You’ll also explore the other side of Rome, the Rome of Audrey Hepburn and Federico Fellini, piazzas and fountains, gelato and photo ops. You’ll see the world-famous Trevi Fountain, where Fellini’s lovers cavorted in ‘La Dolce Vita’ and beautiful Piazza Navona, home to Bernini's Fountain of Four Rivers.

As an extra bonus, you’ll enjoy a refreshing Italian gelato to eat as we stroll, just as the Italians do. Don’t resist; after all, it’s on us! Consider it part of your welcome to Rome.


Let’s not forget Vatican City. As at the Colosseum, we’ll skip long general entrance lines for our Vatican tour, ensuring that you get the best from your time with us. Once inside you’ll tour the best of the Vatican collection with your expert guide, visiting the Raphael Rooms, ancient sculpture galleries and the stunning Hellenistic ‘Laocoön’. The Vatican Museums can be overwhelming, with nine miles of art, sculpture, tapestries, maps and relics contained within, not to mention Michelangelo’s frescos in the Sistine Chapel. We’ve chosen the best for your three-hour visit, giving you a broad view of the collection as well as its most famous works.

You’ll end your Rome in a Day experience in the Sistine Chapel, with the option to spend more time inside the breathtaking chapel and Vatican Museums, or to leave the Sistine Chapel with your guide and gain direct access to St. Peter's Basilica with skip the line entrance after your tour. Once in St. Peter's Basilica, your guide will leave you alone to explore the Basilica on your own, visit the Papal Crypts, or even climb the dome to the highest manmade point in Rome.

Don’t waste any time standing in line. Instead, see exactly what you need to see, get the best and most entertaining stories behind it all, and get past the normal lines with the special entrance we’ve already pre-booked for you. It’s the only way to make the most of your time in Rome! See, we promised you’d be able to pack it all in, while still letting travel be what it should be – fun!

Sites visited

  • Colosseum
  • Vatican Museums
  • Sistine Chapel
  • Trevi Fountain
  • Piazza Navona
  • Pantheon
  • St. Peter's Basilica (independent visit)
  • View of Roman Forum
  • Piazza Venezia & Mussolini’s balcony


  • Privileged express entrance to the Colosseum, Vatican Museums & St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Transport from the historic center to the Vatican
  • Free homemade gelato
  • Small groups of 15 people or fewer
  • Expert Walks of Italy tour guide


5-stars from over 563 Customer Reviews

Eleanora was our guide, she was very well informed and a really nice person, would recommend
Great tour! Gives a stellar foundation for further exploration. Our guide was outstanding!!
Luigi did great job really enjoyed the day very much. Cheers
Good size group, not too big. Very knowledgeable guide. It's a lot of walking, but if you have a short stay in Roma, want to see the highlights, and hear the history of the important sites it's a great tour.
Very good, dragged on in the Vatican a little
We had a wonderful tour with Antonietta. She was very knowledgeable and friendly. Would absolutely recommend to a friend!
Jowita was very impressive. All four of us were impressed by her historical knowledge. It was a great day!
Our guide was fabulous! Her humor and knowledge was outstanding!
Bruno did a fantastic job on our tour. We loved it and felt that it meet our highest expectations. He is so knowledgeable and the tour was just prefect for the timing and length. We will definitely recommend your tour company.
Bruno did a fantastic job on our tour. We loved it and felt that it meet our highest expectations. He is so knowledgeable and the tour was just prefect for the timing and length. We will definitely recommend your tour company.
Our guide was so fantastic. She was knowledgeable and enthusiastic about everything we saw and really made the tour for us. I would recommend her to anyone visiting Rome.
Excellent tour,had a great time.Many thanks to our tour guide Felix for doing a wonderful job. Would highly recommend this company and their tours.Many thanks and Merry Christmas from Jeffrey McHugh (England)
This tour made our trip so amazing! It's one thing to walk around and look at all the beautiful sights but it's quite another experience to know the history behind everything. We would highly recommend this tour to anyone traveling to Roma.
Absolutely fantastic. One of the highlights of our trip. Learned many things I did not know.
This was a fun tour, even with the rain my wife and myself had an excellent time.
Our guide was great, she had an incredible amount of knowledge of Rome and its history. A lot crammed into one day, an enjoyable day overall.
Francesca was a great tour guide! Very enthusiastic, patient and knowledgeable. She did an excellent task of showing us beautiful Rome and Vatican all in one day ! I will highly recommend this tour as well as Francesca to friends and family ! Thank you.
Gianluigi was a WONDERFUL tour guide!!! We had a limited time in Rome, so the Rome in a Day tour was perfect for us. We learned so much from him. He kept the tour very lively and interesting We thoroughly enjoyed it and would highly recommend Walks Of Italy
Very knowledgeable and friendly guide. Lots of good information. Would reccomend. Regards, Jose Jerez
I enjoyed the tour and the guide was funny and very informative
It was perfect. Anna had the perfect balance. She did not give us too much information, that would have overwhelmed us. Or too little that would have made it boring. She kept it fun and exciting throughout a very long day. Big Kudos to Anna and to Walks of Italy.
Francesca was fantastic! She was so knowledgeable and really made the history come to life. 5 stars!
Francesca was perfect. She really enhanced our experienced...she was very knowledgeable and entertaining. We thoroughly enjoyed our tour.
Luigi was terrific. We enjoyed the tour immensely.
Luigi is a marval! So much information in his head! I had a truly wonderful day, and he made it even better! Can't thank him or praise him enough! I'd highly recommend both him and your company to anyone!
Luigi was great!! My daughter and I really enjoyed the tour.
Francesca was fantastic!! Great tour...we hope to do another tour with her when we visit Roma again.
the tour was effect, our tour guide was amazing and very knowledgeable!!! Great tour!!
Great discovery day with a very nice and interesting guide. The day has been adapted to our little children and was enjoyable for the whole family ! Thank you Tanguy, we've been a fantastic guide !
Perfect tour of Rome, well-timed and not boring at all. Maurizio was very professional and informed! I will definitely do your tour in Venice and recommend you! Weel done!
A great tour. Almost too long for three older ladies, but just what we needed with only a short time in Rome.
Loved the tour and our guide, Luigi. He made it so enjoyable and informative. Would defiantly recommend this tour to others. Thanks.
Our tour guide Susana was amazing!
I would use Walks again if and when I come back to Rome. I would also consider using you for trips beyond Rome. Steph did a great job! I enjoyed listening to her and she knew her content.
Great walk - wish we could have been escorted into St Peters to avoid long long lines
Cecilia was phenomenal! We will recommend this tour and company to all our friends!
Maria Susanna was a very interesting and knowledgeable guide. Her enthusiasm is second to none. No question was unanswered. Small group is ideal. Headsets great 😀😀😀
Our guide Elisa is knowledgeable and could explain everything about Italy down to each grain of sand. The tour was comprehensive and I thoroughly enjoyed it, especially the delicious gelato.
Anna is a first class guide: she shared tons of relevant information with us and more importantly, she talked to us as individuals (instead of just reciting the information) and she shows concern and care for the individuals in the group.
She was wonderful, high energy and it was obvious she loved talking about the history of Rome. We thoroughly enjoyed this tour!!
My guide was excellent! His detailed information made Rome come alive!
Vincenzo as a fabulous guide! I felt like I was in a Master Class in Art History when in the Vatican. His knowledge base made the tour a step above what was expected. I would highly recommend this tour, your company and Vincenzo to all my friends. Thank you
Enza was an excellent guide, extremely knowledgeable and we just loved her. She gave us all the relevant information and did not bore us like our guide in Florence did. It was a great day in Rome for us.
Our thanks to our guide Vincenzo :^)
Beata was a great guide. We learned quite a bit as we walked along. I would recommend this tour.
Guido was an amazing guide with an incredible wealth of knowledge. It was an incredible day for my & my family. Thank you.
Dora was great. Extremely knowledgeable and able to answer and questions that were asked.
Elena was a wonderful tour guide. Provided a lot of facts and information. She was also funny with a great sense of humor and made the tour a wonderful experience!
Stephanie was amazing! She had excellent communication and her knowledge of Rome was impressive! She did a great job showing us the city in one day. We would recommend this tour to anyone visiting Rome.
Doriana was very knowlegeable and very organized. We left the tour feeling we had gain some great insights of Rome. If there was a raiting we would give her a 10/10
Our guide was informative, friendly and helpful.
Our guide was excellent!! We were very pleased.
We were late getting to the meeting point as our ship docked late. There was a guide still waiting there even after they called us to usher us through the lines and to meet up with our guide in The Coliseum. The really went the extra effort and we really appreciated it!
The tour was awesome! It was very educational, had a great pace, and our guide was very funny and a pleasure to interact with.
We had a fantastic day exploring Rome with a lovely interesting tour guide. We'll definitely use Walksofitaly.com again!
Excellent guide and perfect tour to see the main sites in a day
We thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Beata. She gave a lot of great information and brought the sites to life for us. We will definitely recommend your company in the future.
We had a wonderful experience on our tour. Enza was excellent. She was very knowledgeable and engaging.
The tour was absolutely fabulous. It was informative and amazing.
Our guide Simona was very knowledgeable, we enjoyed the tour, Very long day for some in our group.
Tour was just the right size. Informative and the guide was excellent.
Our guide was wonderful, easy to understand and very informative. She was talking the entire time so you never felt like you were abandoned. Thank-You!
Our guide was fantastic and we enjoyed the walk!
Luigi was amazing! So smart and informative, and very kind! Our group all had a great time, and our social interactions with him and one another were absolutely enriched thanks to his guidance during the tour. Thank you so much!!
Camilla was soooo great. She was funny and knowledgable. It's alot to see in 7 hours, but was so informational. I would recommend this tour to anyone.
Great access to the historic sites.
The guide, Cecilia, was absolutely OUTSTANDING! She was extremely patient, was very informative, and she was able to provide insight that most people wouldn't have been able to give, due to her extensive knowledge in art history. We cannot say enough good things about her.
Luigi was outstanding. He was know knowligable, curtious and above all patient. Thank-you Luigi.
Mamma G was one of the best tour guides we have ever had. My family and I took the full day tour with her and felt she did everything she could to make our experience in Rome wonderful.
Great tour and excellent guide!
Anna was fantastic. She was very knowledgeable and fun. Lovely time.
Very nice!
Excellent experience thanks to Anna.
The guide did an excellent job. I would recommend this tour for anyone who doesn't have a lot of time in Rome. It was well worth the money.
Very very pleased with our tour and tour guide. Only problem was getting home from the vatican, could do with transport back to the colloseum as we got quite lost .
Enjoyed our guide Anna she is delightful and very knowledgeable. Would not hesitate to recommend Walks of Italy.
Elena was the best guide. Gelato was great!
Our guide was incredibly knowledgeable and gave us a wonderful tour of Rome! Thank you so much!!
Our guide was fantastic! Funny, easy to understand, and informative.
We enjoyed the tour. Not too hectic for one day. The guides passion was incredible.
It was a very nice and complete tour and Francesco very profesional and charismatic!
Great tour, Francesca was a wonderful guide, very knowledgeable and friendly.
Excellent guides in both segments. Lively, knowledgeable and they kept a good pace, so that we were never tired.
This was a wonderful and comprehensive tour. It was well planned to take in the most important sights in Rome, in a small group.
Enza was fantastic....the tour was an excellent way to see snippets of Rome in a day.
This is the second time I have used Walks of Italy and we also used you for tours in Venice and Florence as well as Rome. We were very pleased with everything and have already recommended the company to our friends
Mauricio was excellent. Knowledgable, Caring and open to all questions
The guide was wonderful and we saw more of Rome than I thought possible in one day. It was a great tour!
Luigi excellent tour guide great day
The tour was great. We loved seeing everything. Our guide was efficient at delivering information and transporting us around. Very fun tour guide and would recommend to others.
Very very good guide (I can't remember her name) one of the highlights of my trip to Italy :)
Vanessa Biscotto was terrific...a day we will never forget.
Great experience. So many memorable experiences. Knowledgable guide. Would definitely do again. Lots of walking. Was exhausted afterwards, but in a good way.
Our tour was terrific! Very informative. Saw EVERY major point you want to see in Rome and all in ONE DAY! Kept it exciting the entire time! Highly recommend.
Bruno was a wonderful guide, he was incredibly knowledgeable, happy to answer questions and very patient with the more annoying people on our tour. He also helped us identify and avoid local pickpockets. It was a great day. We loved our tour, thanks Bruno.
Anna was very knowledgeable and lead us around town very efficiently!
Absolutely amazing Anna very informative
We can't say enough nice things about are tour guide Vanessa, she was an absolute treat, very knowledgeable and answered all the questions with such enthusiasm. Would highly recommend and will. Thank you Vanessa for a great experience
Anna was GREAT!
Mariana was great!! Highly recommended to other friends
Excellent tour with a lot of interesting information!
Luigi was really informative. You can ask him any questions and he was able to answer it. He was an amazing tour guide!
Our tour was extremely informative. Our guide Mauro was very knowledgeable and when sharing his knowledges he entertained and engaged us. This is definitely worth it and I would not hesitate to recommend this tour and Mauro.
If you only have a day in Rome, this is the best way to spend. The tour covers and hit must see attractions around Rome in a day.
Luigi was amazing, he knew everything inside or and did a fantastic job!!!!
Andrea was incredible! His knowledge was amazing and we thoroughly enjoyed our tour of Roma!
Luigis knowledge was fantastic excellent tour guide. Very happy with the tour. Me and my fiancé enjoyed it a lot on our two days in Rome
Uta was really great. Our timing was good, she took us to a good restaurant and was well organized. Thoroughly enjoyed all of it Thanks alot!
Great tour to see the highlights of Rome in a day, Andrea was a great guide
Host Emma was a delight, very funny, patient and helpful.
We had an amazing time on the walking tour! Our guide Luigi was very knowledgable and answered any questions we had about the historic sites.
We absolutely loved our tour guide, Vanessa! We will highly recommend your tours to our friends. Thank you!
Luigi was great
The tour guides were knowledgable and pointed out interesting facts. We really enjoyed the tour and glad that we were able to see so much in one day!
Had a wonderful tour, Maria Teresa was fantastic.
Maria Teresa was so amazing! She was simple the best! Full of knowledge and so excited to share her pride for her country with us. I learned so much and even though it was an incredibly long day it went by fast!
Maria Teresa was wonderful and very knowledgeable on the topic!!!
Davide was a wonderful tour guide with a good sense of humor and fun way of storytelling. The tour was the ideal way to experience Rome. We got there Friday night and left Sunday morning, so it was a perfect way to see what we wanted to see.
Highly recommended - Our guide was so knowledgeable, friendly and fun
Guide was great and paced the tour well. Knowledgable guide and small group!!
Tanguy was an excellent tour guide. He was enthusiastic, knowledgeable and kept everyone updated on where we were going next. He had lots of interesting vignettes on the people and places. Thanks for a great tour!
Simona was an outstanding guide and make it very enjoyable!
Maria Teresa was fantastic!!!
Susannah was simply fabulous! Enthusiastic, informative and a great tour guide :) thanks for showing us Roma in a day!
Vatican museum ridiculously crowded couldn't enjoy artworks understand there is probably little your company can do about it. It was definitely worth paying extra for smaller numbers. Would definitely recommend.
Unbelievable how knowledgable Luigi was about everything. Excellent tour. Be prepared to walk a lot! Well worth your money!
My tour guide was great she was very knowledgable and fun kept my attention. She also used visuals that mad the experience even better. She went the extra mile and I would recommend her to other people.
Our guide was incredibly knowledgable and went at the perfect pace. It was a hot day, so she was careful to keep us out of the heat and offer plenty of breaks. We really enjoyed our tour, it was the perfect way to see Rome in a day!
Andrea was very knowledgeable. Even though at times it seemed like he was a tad bit tired, his grasp of history and Rome is undeniable. My favorite part was sitting in the Vatican courtyard as he walked us through Michaelangelo's frescoes. Heartily recommend!
Marianna was excellent!
We were very happy with the tour and our guide. We felt we got the most we could out of our day in Rome! Scheduling the tour and arriving at your start point was easy, great customer service!
Our guide was very knowledgeable. She made the tour very memorable. I participated in another tour while in Rome, but this was head and shoulders above any other tour.
The tour was wonderful! Our tour guides were amazing! Very knowledgable and informative. They were kind polite and ensured we were all together. I would definitely recommend and go in additional tours from you.
Great tour with a very passionate guide made it a fantastic experience
A well structured walking tour that takes in all the highlights and leaves you with time to do your own exploring afterwards. Our guide Massimiliano was very well informed. Would recommend if you only have a short time in Rome.
The Tour had just the right amount of sights information, etc. Francesco was a fantastic guide, keeping the tour on track, for what was a busy day, as well he somehow seemed to address our personal questions and queries. I couldn't rate him highly enough, fantastic!
The Tour had just the right amount of sights information, etc. Francesco was a fantastic guide, keeping the tour on track, for what was a busy day, as well he somehow seemed to address our personal questions and queries. I couldn't rate him highly enough, fantastic!
We really enjoyed our tour and couldn't have been happier with our selection to work with Walks of Italy to get all we could of out Rome in a short period of time. The guid was informative and we enjoyed our time. Thank you!
Maxwell was the best tour guide and very informative!!
Our guide was excellent!, We really enjoyed our tour
Camilla was fantastic! We loved her. Everything was on time. The directions to meet up were perfect and the representatives were very attentive and nice. Well worth the money! Grazie!
Our Guide was AMAZING! Wonderful tour...thank you!
Everything went great with our tour. The tour guide was very informative and funny. She made the experience very interesting and fun!
Loved our guide!
Francesca, our guide, was excellent. Very knowledgeable, nice manner, very helpful. Tour was well organised and achieved all the objectives specified.
Our guide was very knowledgeable and kept the group informed, together and interested
Luigi was an excellent guide; we had a great day touring Rome. I probably would have preferred a little less time in the Vatican in exchange for seeing something else, but overall it was terrific.
Our guide was knowledgeable and friendly. I especially appreciated the ear pieces. I couldn't have asked for a better tour or guide, and have already recommended it to a friend.
great show by guide
Vanessa was awesome. Loved the tour
Maria was a great tour guide and we had a most enjoyable and informative time. I would happily recommend the experience we had.
Wonderful tour! I saw everything I wanted and had 2 extremely knowledgeable tour guides (Andrea for most of it and Gaston for the Vatican). It was one of the best experiences I ever had and I highly recommend it to anyone considering a tour of Rome.
Giovanni was a rock star with an AAA+++/5 Star Tour guide rating. The in depth knowledge and side stories he shared placed everything we saw in superb and meaningful historical perspective. Bravo and thank you!!!
Excellent day with our guide Marie Therese!! Absolute satisfaction due to her knowledge, organizational skills, professionalism, and friendliness.
Max was great. A very good tour of Rome. Would have preferred to have done it when it was less hot and crowded though.
Giovanni was a wonderful tour guide- knowledgeable, accommodating, and friendly. I had originally been assigned a tour guide whom I had difficulty hearing, but Giovanni was willing to take me onto his group. He truly made my experience in Rome memorable and informative. Thank you Giovanni!
Luciana made this experience wonderful! We learned so much and enjoyed every minute of this tour! Fabulous!
I have nothing but praise for Maria! The tour was wonderful and Maria was very knowledgable! It really was a great day.
Our experience with Vincent was wonderful. We learned a lot about the Coliseum and Vatican. I highly recommend this tour.Actually I highly recommend Walks of Italy. That's the only way to see beautiful Italy.
Vanessa was absolutely fantastic. We have been
Very knowledgeable guide. Well orgnized tour!
Francesca Ramona was outstanding.
We had Bruno as a guide. He was absolutely brilliant!! Bruno was extremely knowledgeable and passionate about Romes history, he was very clear and concise with his delivery and spoke very good English. I would recommend this tour; especially with Bruno. Renae and Rob Perrh, Australia
Everything was wonderful. I will definitely recommend to family and friends the same way this tour was recommended to me by a court reporter I met in the San Diego California Superior Courthouse.
Max was amazing! He was like a mobile encyclopedia... I've enjoyed my tour and will highly recommend Max!
excellent tour my wife and I along with our two children were very pleased
Amazing, loved every minute!!!
We really enjoyed both walks of Italy tours. Both guides were just great, and we will tell our friends about your tours.
Excellent tour and excellent guide. She spent just the right about of time at each site and gave us just the right amount of detailed. Excellent.
Vanessa was wonderful! She had so many interesting facts to share on our tour. My husband, who hates guided tours, even enjoyed it!! We also saw Vanessa a few days after our tour at another site and she remembered us and said hello!
Our guide was extremely enthusiastic about everything which made the walk highly informative and entertaining throughout . Excellent idea with the mics, although the Vatican ones were poor
Francesca was very knowledgable, a pleasure to be with, and willing to answer any and all questions.
The guide really was great!
Good tour , exerlent guide ,well worth the money
This tour was the highlight of our stay in Rome, Beata was an amazing tour guide, she really knows how to skip the lines and was so great under the special circumstances of moving the Vatician tour up do to the holiday closing.
very friendly and knowledgeable! did a great job!
I had the absolute B E S T time of my life doing this tour. Definitely would use Walks of Italy again. I came to Italy alone and I met some of the most amazing people on this tour and now we're friends!
The tour is very long, but so informative! We never would have been able to see all of those sites and get all of that information in one day by ourselves. Definitely worth the money to not have to worry about all the details or wait in long lines.
This was amazing and Uta, our tour guide, was fantastic.
Camilla was great! Loved to hear her opinions and thoughts, not just a memorized script. Highly recommend Walks of Italy to everyone.
Great tour and great guide (Camilla).
Excellent tour!
Fabrizio was excellent. Non stop commentary and far from being someone with a script, fabrizio had deep knowledge of both Roman and Greek history which gave us rich insights and brought it all to life. The radio ear pieces are a must. Some were faulty but luckily there were spares. 100% satisfied!
Luigi was terrific, told us enough without having to much overload. The best thing I liked was that we only had a small group, did other tours during my travels and the group size was terrible 35 people, always waiting around with walks the smaller group was much better
Vanessa was amazing, knowledgeable, friendly and accommodating to all the tourist in our group. She explained all our questions and inquiries, very patient and thorough!
Luigi was informative and a great guide. We enjoyed the tour; saw and learned lots.
Our guide was excellent. Great experience with this tour
Maria Teresa was an outstanding guide/teacher: knowledgeable, considerate, enthusiastic. My husband and I had very little time in Rome, and we would not have truly appreciated the wonders of that beautiful city without the chance to see it through her eyes. I cannot recommend her highly enough!
Our experience was wonderful and we learned so much!
Great tour.. Our guide was a wealth of knowledge. We had our two kids with us 12 & 14 and they loved it!
Fantastic. Can't believe we got to see as much as we did, had an excellent time and will probably book with you for our next trip.
loved Bruno, so knowledgeable and passionate !
Max was excellent. Knowledgeable, with passion for his subject. Very satisfied!
Our favorite tour in italy. The pace was very easy. She never stop talking. And answered all the questions asked by the group as well as answered questions before we could even ask. The tour is very worth the price.
Fabrizio was very knowledgeable about everything he showed us, and was very enthusiastic while showing us around. He has great energy and kept our imagination alive while explaining the great sites we were experiencing.
Luciana was an amazing guide. Her fascinating facts were interspersed with such wit and wisdom. She was a total delight to listen to and I would definitely listen to her again
Our guide was Elena Fabregas (hope I got her entire name right) but she's an awesome guide. Learned a lot from her. Very patient, knowledgeable and overall great personality, which made the tour interesting (and not boring)
Wonderful tour! Uta is very knowledgeable, it was a great way to see lots of the most impressive parts of Rome if you have a short time. It was a very long day, but we had a great time!
Elana was terrific. Knowledgeable as well as spirited and ready to engage. Terrific!
Excellent tour, great guide...
Great tour and Uta was great host !!
Fabrizio is amazing guide person who has amazing knowledge.....the tour is very highly recommend
Elena was wonderful. She was candid, patient, and very knowledgeable. Her enthusiasm was contagious and refreshing. I feel very lucky that she was our guide. I only wish there was a way we could speak with her again so as to tell her myself. Regards to her, from John and Sarah
Vanessa was amazing and the tour was fabtastic. Me and my boyfriend enjoyed a lot our stay in rome. I strongly recommend this tour.
Absolutely great! We got to see everything we wanted to see and more. The guide was very knowledgeable and personable.
We thoroughly enjoyed our walk with Francesca and felt it was extremely worthwhile particularly when we only had 2 full days in Rome. We really enjoyed her knowledge, friendliness and passion and couldn't have asked for a better guide. Grazia mille Francesca.
Tunguy is a swell guy with much historic knowledge and was a joy. Give him a raise!! I am from New Orleans and was recommended to use use Jason's company by my dog's vet here in New Orleans and understand Jason is from N.O. as well. Great job!!
Luigi was a delight. Very informative, and really seemed to enjoy giving us the tour. I highly recommend this tour as it gave us a comprehensive tour of the city.
It was an amazing tour and Vincenzo was amazing as well. He gave us so much information about all that we saw. The tour was well worth every penny!
Luciana was anAMAZING tour guide and made the whole day great. Not only was she funny but she gave us great history and made the whole tour very interesting and enjoyable. Well worth every penny, and I would definitely reccomend this tour!
Luciana was amazing, very thorough and entertaining. She made the entire tour fun and informatice
Luigi was fantastic very knowledgable - really enjoyed having him as a give. The only concern I noticed is that everyone was very tired after lunch and the tour dragged for a very long time, so much some people left before it finished.
She was wonderful
Massimiliano was a superb tour guide! He was such a wealth of knowledge making sure we all got the most out of our tour! A great experience for anyone that wishes to know more about Rome and its history! Highly recommend this tour!
Our tour guide was fantastic! She was very knowledgeable and entertaining. I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone coming to Rome for the first time! Take walks! Ciao.
Great tour. Love the gelato
Our tour guide was wonderful!! We learned so much about Rome and all the unbelievable paintings in the Vatican Museum. What a GREAT DAY!!
Enza was a fantastic guide - professional, friendly and very knowledgeable. She has a nice manner and made the walk so very interesting. I would take a tour with her again!
My husband and I loved the Walks of Italy Tour. Our guide, Maria, was informative and engaging. We would definitely recommend this tour!
Maria was amazing! I really enjoyed the knowledge she had to offer and how interactive she made the tour. I would absolutely recommend this tour as well as book another one in the future.
Enza was the best tour guide! She was very friendly and knowledgeable! I really enjoyed her as a person and most of all appreciated her time! I learned a vast amount of history throughout he tour!
Would have liked a guide in St. Peter's Bascilica too. Fransceca was a great guide! Very knowledgable. Thanks
This tour was FANTASTIC. Beata was a wonderful guide. She was very informative and went well beyond providing cold information. For almost eight hours she talked to us with wonderful detail, information and comment. Our wildest expectations of this tour were substantially exceeded.
Absolutely fantastic tour and great guide! Loved every minute of it
Mr T was excellent and I will recommend this tour and particularly Mr T to anyone. We thoroughly enjoyed the tour and learned a huge amount. One small suggestion though, it would be useful to give participants a map with the route marked so they can revisit locations at a future date.
Our guide was the best. He took time and wsd so informative. I would go on any tour with him. He was pactient with my 6 year old.
We really enjoyed being guided by Enza! Excellent.
Guide was very knowledgeable. We really enjoyed the tour!
Extremely knowledgable guide
Our tour guide Tango was the best!!! He was so knowledgable. He was also funny, so it made everything that much more interesting and entertaining. I would definitely highly recommend this tour.
A wonderful, very informative tour! Thank you!
Very nice tour guide
Angela was a great guide. She was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the sites that were visited. I would definitely recommend this tour to a friend.
We enjoyed our tour. For the size of the group , Andrea did an awesome job.
Our guide was outstanding. Her energy, enthusiasm and knowledge made for a great day.
Andre was an outstanding guide for our Rome in a Day walking tour.
Elena was a fantastic guide! We enjoyed our tour from start to finish. She gave us great information on all the sites we visited and answered all of our questions.
Enza was a wonderful guide. Full of information and great personality. Thank you so much very a great tour!
Our group of 4 enjoyed the day very much. Our tour guide Tanguy made it fun as well as informative. He was excellent, made us laugh , great day, awesome guide !!
The guide was knowledgeable and wonderful!
We had a wonderful time and Elena was magnificent. We would recommend this tour and guide to any one.
Lucia was very knowledgeable and imparted this to all in an interesting way so that it stuck rather than just hearing it and it not going in . Highly recommend the tour
Our tour guide was absolutely wonderful! She was very kind and knowledgeable!
We had a wonderful day with Mariana. She was informative, kind and really knew how to maneuver us around the sometimes crowded spaces. She was a delight and I have recommended Walks of Italy to others and will continue to do so.
Wonderful tour experience! Our guide was first-rate!
Our guide Stefan was AMAZING! His humor was contagious and we learned so much! It was one of the best tours we've ever done! Thank you, Stefan, for taking your time and make us all enjoy every second of this tour!!!
Our guide, Alessia was WONDERFUL. It was a lot to cover in one day, and I don't know how we would have done it without her. She was very knowledgeable, friendly, patient, gave great recommendations, offered to take photos of us, and always answered questions. Thank you for a great day in Rome!
Thoroughly enjoyed the walk and the pace was great. It was much better than just roaming around with the hit or miss concept.
Giovanni was personable and really did a good job!
Mariana is so good at what she does and is a true pro! Her enthusiasm triggers ours. She is also extremely attentive to details involving her goup's comfort and safety. Will definitely recommend this tour.
our guide was excellent. well done and would use you again for our next trip to Rome.. thanks
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Angela was fantastic! She had so much knowledge of history and culture and she moved us through the crowds very effectively.
Uta was a fantastic guide! VERY knowledgeable, friendly, and interesting. Her pace was just right and she also made us laugh along the way too! Overall, we had a spectacular day!!
Excellent tour and great tour guide as well. The day was packed and the gelato and lunch breaks came at the right time. I would have liked to enter the roman forum site instead of just viewing if time allowed.
She was very caring and made sure everyone understands what she says. So incredibly smart, there is no way on earth we could have gathered this amount of knowledge for these few hours if it wasn't for her. Thank you!
Excellent tour. What a great way to spend a day in Rome. Tour guide was fabulous and incredibly informative.
Our guide was amazing! He was very enthusiastic about providing us with an incredible experience!
Excellent Tours. The Rome in a Day tour is a long day but I was very well looked after by the walks of Italy. A very informative and enjoyable day overall. Dario is a wonderful guide also, I couldn't recommend him highly enough.
We enjoyed our tour of Rome very much. Andrea was very knowledgeable. I would definitely recommend Walks of Italy Tour to friends. Thank you!
Crutched 10 miles. Well worth it. Thanks Andrea
great tour , great tour guid (Elenna ) she is the best :)
Enza was wonderful! We were very impressed with her extensive knowledge and how much we were able to cover in the tour. We learned more about Rome and the Vatican in a day than we ever imagined possible.
Luigi made our experience in Rome a fantastic experience !! He made a long day walking through Rome seemed to short.☺ Many Thanks,
Luciana was an amazing guide! She was very knowledgeable & personable & the experience was well worthwhile!
Camilla was excellent! We loved the tour.
Our guide Camilla was wonderfully informative and entertaining. This was an excellently planned tour and a wonderful introduction to the city.Also appreciated the gelato stop. Many thanks, Beryl Bardsley.
Uta was an amazing host! She was so very knowledgeable, kind, funny and charming. Would suggest this tour 100%.
Guide was very knowledgeable and was able to give us an excellent tout despite the huge Easter holida day crowds.
Our guide was amazing! She knew so much information about every sight we visited as well as things along the way! I will definitely recommend this tour in the future!
This tour was excellent. She is extremely knowledgeable and friendly. One of the highlights of the Italy experience !!
Dario was wonderful and full of knowledge. He provided the extra-touch we were hoping for with a private tour. He went at a speed that suited our family aged 16 to 67. We definitely recommend the tour.
Jowita was our guide. She was excellent! So knowledgeable and personable. I was very pleased with her and the tour over all! I would highly recommend to friends and family!
I found this was the easiest way to tour Rome. Quick entry into every site along with a fantastic friendly and informative tour guide. I would highly recommend this tour!
Luciana was an excellent guide with an amazing wealth of knowledge. There was not a question asked that she couldn't answer. I would absolutely recommend this tour to anyone. Full marks all round.
Uta was very knowledgable in the cultural and history of Rome and Vatican. We had such a wonderful time listening and talking to her; will definitely recommended Uta and walks if Italy to my friends and family :) thanks for the memories
Cecilia was the best! We could not have asked for a more informative and patient tour guide. We will be recommending to our friends traveling to Rome and especially Cecilia!! Please let her know. Thank you!
Julietta was fantastic!
Excellent! Rosa was informative and enthusiastic!
Vincenzo was a very knowledgeable guide.
Our only issue was not understanding the Vatican tour took until 4:30 PM. Sadly, we had to opt out of that because we had to depart for our cruise ship at 3 PM. That said, the tour and guide were both excellent, thank you.
We thoroughly enjoyed our tour. Giovanni was outstanding so friendly and shared his immense knowledge with us. Would have appreciated being able to go down into the colosseum and seeing the Roman forum properly even from the outside but none the less we still enjoyed the experience
Giovanni was excellent with amazing details. His passion about the history of Rome became contagious. I was extremely satisfied with Walksofitaly and have already recommended it to my friends. There was 6 in my family, ages ranging from 27-61, and we all loved the tour. Thank you!
The tour was absolutely excellent. Giovanni was superb - extremely knowledgeable, funny and friendly. We thoroughly enjoyed the whole tour and felt as though we really did get to see the 'best of Rome' while learning so much. Thanks very much!
The best guide i ever have
Loved our walking tour! We learned so much from our knowledgeable guide. We saw all the major sites and got to skip all of the lines to get in! Would recommend to anyone, especially if your time is limited and you need to see a lot quickly!
We greatly enjoyed our time with David! He was very knowledgable and was a great guide!!
Luigi was a fantastic guide. Very friendly and knowledgeable. Would recommend this tour company to anyone.
I missed the tour guides name but she was great. I like that an I-Pad was used to show things.
Our guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining. Really enjoyed the tour and getting VIP access to attractions.
Luigi was very knowledgable and entertaining the entire day, my husband and I enjoyed the trip greatly and so happy we found Walks of Italy!
David was very knowledgeable and entertaining. The entire group really enjoyed the tour, we were sad he was only there for the Ancient Rome bit! Would highly recommend him.
An incredible insight into Rome and it's layers of history. Both David and Toni gave us their endless amount of knowledge of Roma and the Vatican. Thank you for sharing one of Europes great treasures with us. A fantastic tour to be part of.
We were on the pizza making tour. Josef was wonderful. We loved the shops we visited and the things we learned. wished I had taken this tour the first day I was in Rome
The tour was fantastic. Uta, our tour guide, was so informative. We had a smail group of 11 and we really enjoyed ourselves. Rome was amazing.
Cecilia was an excellent tour guide. She was informative and knowledgeable about Rome history.
Terrific guided tour; both guides were knowledgeable and gracious.
The tour was fantastic. Uta, our tour guide, was so informative. We had a smail group of 11 and we really enjoyed ourselves. Rome was amazing.
All tours were excellent and sites amazing. So glad to do tours as we learned alot on them that we otherwise would not have known. Great to skip the lines!
All four tour guides were excellent, well grounded in history and the culture of the area. Really liked the Florence Food Tour...something different.
Fantastic tour ...Vincenzo for the morning tour and Camilla for the afternoon. Both guides were fantastic. would definately recommend your company to my friends
This tour was wonderful. Our guide for the Colosseum and city highlights was personable, friendly, and engaging. A wonderful host! The Vatican tour host was well informed and very capable. A great tour, which we would highly recommend.
Amazing Tour ! Our guide Guido was the best ! Extremely friendly and knowledgeable. You could tell he loves this work !
Terrific guided tour; both guides were knowledgeable and gracious.
What a great tour and tour guide. David has such enthusiasm that it was infectious. Lots of great information and a good pace. Found the Vatican tour to be very crowded and confining. Imagine it is that way all the time. Left with the appreciation of the history of Rome.
We did the Rome in a day tour. Silvia took us through the morning Rome highlights part. She was amazing. She new so many details and made the experience marvelous. We like the walks of italy tours because they were so personal-- even though it was a group it felt like a private tour.
We did the Rome in a day tour. Silvia took us through the morning Rome highlights part. She was amazing. She new so many details and made the experience marvelous. We like the walks of italy tours because they were so personal-- even though it was a group it felt like a private tour.
Excellent tours
We had a great time on the Eternity In A Day tour. :) Lots o' walking, but worth every step.
We absolutely loved this tour and the company Walks of Italy. All of the staff were helpful and friendly and the guides in particular were very knowledgeable, making for a fun, informative but relaxed day out. We will definitely be booking another our upon our return to Rome.
Both of out tour guides were excellent! We are so glad that we did this tour and will highly recommend it to others traveling to Rome. Thank you for employing knowledgable, passionate, and intentional tour guides. Both of our guides went above and beyond out expectations.
What a wonderful day with Jon. so very knowledgeable and made history come alive. Easy pace, gave a great highlight tour, we went back the next day to re-visit having enjoyed it so much.
Really enjoyed our day, guides were excellent (especially at the Vatican). Thanks, would recommend!
Sadly missed the first half of the tour due to plane delay, but the afternoon was excellent. Very informative guide who looked after all the party well and was amusing. Will be back to do the part we missed! Thank you.
Our tour guide, Jon, was outstanding. He was extremely knowledgeable, pleasant and accommodating. If you have to spend one day in Rome, this is the tour to take. It was well worth the money!
Had a great time on our tour! Both our tour guides (Vincenzo & Luigi) were awesome-very knowledgable and passionate about all the sites.
I thoroughly enjoyed our tour! Our two guides were knowledgeable and thoughtful. The group size was nice also. It was well worth the experience. Thank you for your excellent service with the tour and in answering some questions by email earlier.
Very informative tour. Knowlegeable tour guide
Wonderful guide. very informative tour. very punctual. I would definitely recommend it.
Great tour to see all of the highlights of Rome in one day and avoid the lines. Both our morning guide, Vincenzo, and our afternoon guide, Bruno, were engaging and very knowledgeable. A stop at the best gelato spot in Rome was an added bonus!
We enjoyed this wonderful tour
Absolutely fantastic! The guides were extremely knowledgeable but more so passionate about the subjects!
I am the travel agent who booked several people on the Best of FLR tour + a couple on Rome Eternity. All were very happy with the guides.
Cecilia was perfecto! She was well informed, professional, and passionate about her Roma!
Our Eternity in a Day tour with Claudia and Ferdinando as guides was an absolute joy. Such knowledgeable and passionate guides really made the tour fly by! I heartily recommend Walks of Italy for any exploration on an Italian holiday.
We thought the two tours were really good.We thought Katia was great.Her knowledge on Rome and the Vatican was first class and it gave us an excellent taster of everything Rome has to offer on our first visit to Rome!
Fantastic - hit all of the highlights of Rome and Jowita, our tour guide, was so great!
Our experience with Walks of Italy was excellent. Our guide was personable, very knowledgeable, and an exceptional teacher. Please give him our thanks again.
Cecilia was absolutely amazing on the first half of the tour. Very knowledgable and a terrific upbeat attitude about her City. My wife and I enjoyed every bit of our Eternity in a day and will be booking again with Walks of Italy the next time we return. For another wonderful adventure.
Even though my husband and I are not historical or artsy people we loved the Best of Rome tour. It highlighted all the main attractions and presented them in a way that was interesting and fun. We were able to see all the main sites in one day and have another day to relax in Rome!

Important information

Before you travel, please read our important notes about possible disruptions & site entrance requirements

There is a new rule at the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill that only small backpacks and regular-size handbags are allowed inside. Guests with larger bags will not be allowed to enter (there are no storage facilities) and all guests must now pass through a security check before entering the Colosseum.

The Colosseum has changed its admission policy to ensure that only 3,000 people are allowed within the amphitheater at any given time, meaning much less crowding during busy periods. Although our tickets are pre-booked with skip the line access, this may mean a slight delay on entering if capacity has already been reached. We expect that the instances of this will be limited but ask for your patience if you travel on a busy day and are affected by this unavoidable circumstance. In all, it should make for a much nicer experience for all (and longer general access lines!).

St. Peter's Basilica and the Sistine Chapel are holy places and thus, the attire must be appropriate for the visit. Both men and women are asked to wear clothing that covers at least the shoulders and knees. Walks of Italy cannot be held responsible for denied entry due to improper dress. Please note that, since the chapel is at the end of the Vatican visit, it is sufficient to bring extra coverings with you and put them on before our entrance to the Vatican.

Your tour will start at the Colosseum and end in St. Peter's Basilica where you will have skip the line entrance to get inside, though there is no guided explanation inside the church.

Please ensure that all members of your party have a valid ID on them on the day of the visit. This is particularly important for guests who have qualified for a senior, student, or child reduction.

IMPORTANT: While the Vatican Museums are equipped with elevators for wheelchair access, they are not conveniently located on the regular tour route and only give access to specific sections of the Museums. Please contact us at info@walksofitaly.com if you have walking disabilities or if you use a wheelchair. We can then work out a suitable alternative.

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Eleanora was our guide, she was very well informed and a really nice person, would recommend
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Great tour! Gives a stellar foundation for further exploration. Our guide was outstanding!!
Jowita was excellent!! She had all the information for us and was witty :-) It was the best part of our holiday, I'm really glad we picked this tour. It was very well organised from the beginning right through the end of the day. I highly recommend anyone going to Rome to book this tour, it was outstanding! Thank you.
Luigi did great job really enjoyed the day very much. Cheers
Good size group, not too big. Very knowledgeable guide. It's a lot of walking, but if you have a short stay in Roma, want to see the highlights, and hear the history of the important sites it's a great tour.
The entire tour was AWESOME!!! Francesca was AMAZING!!! Soo happy we had her as our guide, she went above and beyond her job to explain to us all that we wanted to know. This tour is very worth it! They took us to the majority of things we wanted to see. The gelato was excellent as well ;) Thank you Walks of Italy and thank you Francesca!!!
Very good, dragged on in the Vatican a little
We had a wonderful tour with Antonietta. She was very knowledgeable and friendly. Would absolutely recommend to a friend!
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Jowita was very impressive. All four of us were impressed by her historical knowledge. It was a great day!
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Our guide was fabulous! Her humor and knowledge was outstanding!
I was most impressed with how well organized the tour was and how well Jowita communicated with the group. Jowita is both knowledgeable and personable and connected well with her group. We had only a couple days in Rome, and the tour made our short stay valuable and very worthwhile. Thank you to Jowita and the Walks of Italy Team.