PRICE

$148.66

(2701)

Key Details

City: Rome


Duration: 7 hrs 30 mins (1 hr 15 min break)


Start Time: 8:45 am

Highlights

  • See all the top sights of Rome including the Vatican Museums, Colosseum and historic center (Pantheon, Trevi Fountain and Piazza Navona). Also includes self-guided visit to 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

  • Enjoy skip-the-line entrance at all the sites you visit (Vatican, Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica)

Tour Description

Explore the Colosseum with an expert guide - and no lines!

Your Rome in a Day tour begins at an overlook of the Roman Forum, where your expert guide will introduce you to the ancient city and point out various attractions that you will visit later. Using skip-the-line Colosseum tickets, you'll then step into the iconic amphitheater for a full Colosseum tour including all the general access areas on the first and second tiers. Since there are never more than 15 people in the group, this is a unique opportunity to interact with your guide and learn about this iconic structure.

Discover history and art in the historic center

The next part of your Rome in a Day tour is a walking tour of the historical center of the city including a stop at the Pantheon - a 1,900-yea...

Show more

Explore the Colosseum with an expert guide - and no lines!

Your Rome in a Day tour begins at an overlook of the Roman Forum, where your expert guide will introduce you to the ancient city and point out various attractions that you will visit later. Using skip-the-line Colosseum tickets, you'll then step into the iconic amphitheater for a full Colosseum tour including all the general access areas on the first and second tiers. Since there are never more than 15 people in the group, this is a unique opportunity to interact with your guide and learn about this iconic structure.

Discover history and art in the historic center

The next part of your Rome in a Day tour is a walking tour of the historical center of the city including a stop at the Pantheon - a 1,900-year-old temple that is the inspiration for buildings around the world, including the U.S. Capitol. 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 of course beautiful Piazza Navona, home to Bernini's Fountain of Four Rivers.

As an extra bonus your walking tour also features a refreshing Italian gelato to eat as we stroll, just as the Italians do! Enjoy it, after all it’s on us: Consider it part of your welcome to Rome!

See the best of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica

You can't say you've seen Rome in a day until you take a Vatican Museums tour. With skip-the-line Vatican tickets, you'll avoid the extremely long wait to enter and get right into the highlights of the collection with your guide. Our specially-designed itinerary picks and chooses the very best of the nine miles of art and antiquities to make sure you are engaged and entertained throughout, while not missing any of the gems of the collection such as the Apollo Belvedere, Laocoon and His Sons, and Raphael Rooms.

You’ll end your Rome in a Day experience in the Sistine Chapel. Afterward, you can choose between spending more time in the Vatican Museums or using a special entrance into St. Peter's Basilica that will allow you to skip the lines and enjoy a self-guided visit to the greatest church in Christendom.

If you only have a short period of time to see the absolute best that Rome has to offer, our Rome in a Day tour is the perfect way to maximize your time and experience the wonders of the city in the company of an expert local guide and small group of fellow travelers.

  • 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
  • Included
  • Privileged express entrance to the Colosseum
  • Vatican Museums and 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

Reviews

5-stars from over 2701 Customer Reviews

Jaber had a great knowledge of all of the things we were able to see in Rome. He told us details I had never learned in my art history classes. He was entertaining and quite personable. It was my first time in Rome. He had the tour planned down to the minute. He would let us know where we could get the best picture and how long we could take at each stop. I enjoyed his stories. I learned new things. It was very enjoyable. Not having to wait in the lines was a huge plus. Not having to try and find the historic fountains, and famous architecture but instead be lead to them was another big plus. The complimentary gelato was an unexpected treat. It was worth the price.

Charla

Oct 17, 2019

Our guide was great and we were able to see everything we had wanted to in Rome. Thank you.

Cheryl

Oct 21, 2019

Maria was a terrific tour guide. She thoroughly knows her Rome history, kept us moving at a rapid pace so we saw all that was planned, answered our questions, and made it a very fun day. Thank you, Maria.

Sadie

Oct 18, 2019

Informative and organized tour. Our tour guide Julie was very knowledgeable.

gary

Oct 17, 2019

Isabella

Oct 17, 2019

I cannot remember our guides name, I think it was ellaria. She was absolutely fantastic and very knowledgeable. Thank you so much.

John

Oct 17, 2019

Jaber had a great knowledge of all of the things we were able to see in Rome. He told us details I had never learned in my art history classes. He was entertaining and quite personable. It was my first time in Rome. He had the tour planned down to the minute. He would let us know where we could get the best picture and how long we could take at each stop. I enjoyed his stories. I learned new things. It was very enjoyable. Not having to wait in the lines was a huge plus. Not having to try and find the historic fountains, and famous architecture but instead be lead to them was another big plus. The complimentary gelato was an unexpected treat. It was worth the price.

Charla

Oct 17, 2019

Our guide was great and we were able to see everything we had wanted to in Rome. Thank you.

Cheryl

Oct 21, 2019

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2011-2014

Important Information

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

Similar Tours