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Rome: Early Morning E-Bike Tour

1. Rome: Early Morning E-Bike Tour

The morning e-bike tours are led by expert local guides who ride with you inside the Eternal City. They explain how to use the 3D visor during the tour, while providing you with history and curiosities about each monument. Explore the Colosseum as never before through the interactive 3D certified reconstruction, integrated by a narrative voice of your guide and epic background music. Explore the city as it was 2000 years ago. A real moving and multi-sensory family experience, suitable for all ages.  The tour follows a carefully-designed itinerary, stopping at Rome’s most popular sites and recreating the ancient settings. You will see 3D reconstructions of the Circus Maximus, the School of the Gladiators, and much more. Your guide will always be with you, who will inform you about everything you really see with the 3D visors. Other viewpoints throughout the route include the Colosseum, Arch of Constantine and Imperial Forum, Venice square, Trajan forum Pantheon, Navona square, Campo dei Fiori, Trastevere, and Capitoline Hill.

Rome: Private 3-Hour Tour by Chauffeur-Driven Vehicle

2. Rome: Private 3-Hour Tour by Chauffeur-Driven Vehicle

See the highlights of the "Eternal City" by luxury, chauffeur-driven vehicle and get as close as possible to the main attractions to avoid the need for long walks. Following pick-up from your hotel or chosen location in Rome, experience the beauty of the city in comfort. Get historical and archaeological information about the city and its monuments as you drive to landmarks such as the Colosseum. See sites that date back to the Roman Empire, including the ruins of the Circus Maximus and Roman Forum. Travel to some of the legendary "7 Hills of Rome," including Palatine Hill, Aventine Hill and Capitoline Hill. See the temple to all the gods at the Pantheon, and follow in the footsteps of poets at the Spanish Steps. Go to Piazza Navona, built on the site of the Stadium of Domitian, and admire the Baroque ornamentations of the Trevi Fountain on Piazza di Trevi. Benefit from drop off at your hotel or other central location in Rome suitable to you.

Pompeii and Amalfi Coast Full-Day Tour from Rome

3. Pompeii and Amalfi Coast Full-Day Tour from Rome

Enjoy a full-day sightseeing tour of Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast from Rome, driving the scenic hill and coastal roads through towns and villages, such as Positano, Ravello and Sorrento. The first stop will be Pompeii, where a local guide will take you around the excavations of the everyday Roman town that was buried in 79 AD when Vesuvius erupted. Inside the staggering ruins, you will see the Macellum and Thermal Baths. Discover where Romans would gather for dinner and wine, and see some of the homes of wealthy citizens. Depart Pompeii for the Amalfi Coast, stopping at the enchanting seaside resort of Positano for lunch. From here, you will get fantastic views of Sorrento on the Sorrentine Peninsula, and of the gleaming Tyrhhenian Sea. After some free time to explore on your own, continue to Amalfi to visit the Duomo of Saint Andrea. Drive up the winding hills to Ravello, where Wagner found inspiration for the set designs of his opera “Parsifal.” Drive north back to Rome, for a drop off at your hotel at approximately 20:30.

Rome Off-the-Beaten Path 3.5-hour Walking Tour

4. Rome Off-the-Beaten Path 3.5-hour Walking Tour

Your 3.5-hour tour begins in Rome’s Jewish Ghetto, one of the most important, but greatly ignored neighborhoods in the city. With roots dating back to the mid-16th century, the area was integral to the development of Roman culture and cuisine, and home to important landmarks such as the Teatro Marcello, which is also known as the Jewish Colosseum. Next, you’ll make quick stops at the famous Mouth of Truth (stick your hand in and tell a lie if you dare). Then you’ll leave the city proper in search of the Appian Way, the most frequented thoroughfare of ancient Rome. Walk along the original paving stones as your expert guide tells you stories about the thriving Empire. From the veneration of Emperor Augustus to the crucifixion of Spartacus, this road played a central role in many of Rome’s greatest events. Your trip outside the walls will take you past the Park of the Aqueducts. Marvel at the giant structures that once provided Rome with fresh running water on demand. Afterwards, head off the beaten path to to Tiber Island, the boat-shaped island which has connected both sides of the Tiber River since antiquity. Onwards, experience some of the lesser-known spots in bohemian Trastevere, starting with a visit and tasting at a historical bakery. Pop into the church of Santa Cecilia, a magnificent complex built upon a 5th-century Basilica, before heading to Testaccio Market, where you'll try a typical roman pasta with a soft drink included.

Rome: Skip-the-Line Roman Forum, Palatine & Colosseum Tour

5. Rome: Skip-the-Line Roman Forum, Palatine & Colosseum Tour

Explore Ancient Rome in the best and most convenient way with this exciting 3-hour tour. Meet your guide near the Colosseum and walk together into the suggestive Roman Forums after a short introduction to the area. Get a portrait of what everyday life in ancient Rome was like, since the Forum was the economic, political, juridical and social center of the city.  Enjoy scenic views over the Colosseum, the Circus Maximus and the Forum from the Palatine Hill, one of Rome’s seven hills and the very place the legend sets the foundation of the city. Learn about the emperor's palace and immerse into the the beauty of the ruins and of the park itself. Finally enter the Colosseum through a priviledged entrance during the least crowded hours. Marvel at the majesty of this amphitheater and stay as long as you wish at the end of your official tour. Learn about the techniques used by the ancient engineers to build it and how it survived through the centuries. Discover the political and social reasons that led to it’s construction as well as the games that took place in it.

Rome by Night: 3-Hour Guided Walking Tour

6. Rome by Night: 3-Hour Guided Walking Tour

Enjoy Rome by night on a tour that covers the city’s most famous sights. You'll see the Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Capitoline Hill, and the Coliseum. Walking at night means you escape all the crowds and the hectic daytime pace of this tourist hotspot. Witness the true grandeur of the Eternal City on a relaxed and fun 3-hour guided tour. The tour begins at sundown, so you can enjoy views of the sun setting on some of the most iconic architectural works of the classical world. Also included on the tour is a full overview of the Forum area, including the Imperial Forums, and extensive narration by an expert tour guide.

Rome: Colosseum & Extraordinary Panoramic Terrace Views

7. Rome: Colosseum & Extraordinary Panoramic Terrace Views

This tour begins with a visit to the most imposing monument in Ancient Rome- the Colosseum. Originally known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, after the emperor that began its construction, it was inaugurated in 80 AD and remains the largest amphitheatre in the world. The symbol of the city, the building inspires reverential awe, affirming the greatness and splendor of Ancient Rome. The amphitheatre could contain between 50,000 and 75,000 spectators, anxious to attend the bloody fights between wild beasts and gladiators. The tour continues as you delve into the Roman Forum, a valley sandwiched between the Palatine Hill, where the city of Rome began, and the Capitoline Hill, the next landmark of your trajectory. The forum constituted the political, religious and commercial center of the city and it is here, lying between glorious temples and arches, that Julius Caesar’s body rests, commemorated by an altar that can still be visited today. Exiting the forum, head to the Capitoline that takes its name from the hill on which it rests. Today, the site is home to the main seat of the municipality of Rome, an interesting choice of location, seeing as during the Roman era the Tarpeian Rock was used as an execution site for traitors of the empire. Your tour will end on a terrace with extraordinary views of the entire ancient valley. An unforgettable image that will surely be amongst your most treasured memories of Rome.  

From Rome: Amalfi Coast and Pompeii Tour

8. From Rome: Amalfi Coast and Pompeii Tour

Depart Rome and journey by 8-passenger minivan towards the Mediterranean Coast of Campania. Get your first views of the amazing Amalfi Coast and stop on the highway for breakfast. Continue to the archaeological site of Pompeii and discover the remains of an everyday town of Ancient Rome. Hear how it was buried under lava when the volcano of Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD. Follow a local guide around the highlights of the site and discover some remarkably intact ruins. Visit areas such as the food market, thermal baths and villas of some of the wealthy citizens. Get a better picture of life in the Roman Republic and learn what people wore and how they lived under the shadow of an active volcano. Then, head towards the Amalfi Coast and stop for lunch in the beautiful town of Positano. Benefit from some free time to explore after lunch and marvel at how the town tumbles down the hill towards the bay. Purchase souvenir items in the many stores, or take a stroll along the beach. Continue to Amalfi, and get valuable information from your English-speaking tour escort. Learn about the best places to visit and what to see to take an independent tour of Amalfi before your departure for Rome at 17:30.

Rome: Colosseum Gladiator's Arena Private or Shared Tour

9. Rome: Colosseum Gladiator's Arena Private or Shared Tour

Visit the Colosseum and get ready to discover stories behind its construction, gladiator fights and its significance in Christianity from ancient Rome till today. A licensed guide will take you on a journey through the Colosseum's 2000-year history. Book this 1-hour tour and you will save valuable time by heading straight to the highlights. Designed as an introduction for first-time visitors, the small group tour will be an ideal way of visiting in the company of an entertaining guide. Your tour guide will lead you to some of the most important parts of the Colosseum, including the gladiator's arena floor. Get answers to any questions you may have on the way and discover some of the lesser-known facts about the area around it. Skip-the-line will allow you to spend more time admiring the Flavian Amphitheatre and less time queuing. At the end of the tour, you will be free to stay on and continue exploring. With the same ticket, visit the other two sites, the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill, on your own.

Colosseum and Roman Forum Small Group Guided Tour

10. Colosseum and Roman Forum Small Group Guided Tour

Visit some of the historical wonders of Ancient Rome with an expert art historian guide and learn more about life in the Roman Empire. Skip the lines to the monumental Colosseum and hear grisly details about the gladiators who went into battle with wild animals for the entertainment of the crowds. See the arena from multiple viewpoints, learn how it functioned and explore the many myths surrounding the site. Next, enter the heart of all public life during the Roman Republic at the Roman Forum and marvel at the ruins of temples and markets along the Via Sacra. Learn about where Rome was founded on Palatine Hill, where the emperors and aristocrats later built their luxury villas. Get the chance to stay in the Roman Forum after your guided tour to explore on your own.

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based on 443 reviews

Our tour guide Luigi was brilliant! He was so knowledgeable about the Colosseum and even took us around the forum afterwards! I would highly recommend this tour.

The tour was great. Not too long not too short. The bikes and simulation binoculars in great condition. The guide, Gianmarco, did a great tour for us!

Seriously, the best tour. Sara was amazing, knowledgeable, kind and very patient. This tour is a must if coming to Rome!

Sara the guide was amazing and funny . She explained everything.

Great tour, very knowledgeable guide and an enjoyable experience