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Rome Golf Cart Exclusive Private Tour

1. Rome Golf Cart Exclusive Private Tour

They say that a lifetime is not enough to see Rome, but you sure can cover a lot of it with a 3-hour private golf cart tour. Rome is full of small and narrow streets and limited driving zones. With a golf cart, the city becomes more manageable, and you will learn about the monuments and neighborhoods from your private guide.  The tour will begin at your hotel and from there take you on a 3-hour adventure throughout the city. See the marvelous fountain at Piazza della Repubblica, then it's off to the Santa Maria Maggiore church, before a ride down Via Cavour and on to the grand Via dei Fori Imperiali, towards the Colosseum. Pass the Palatine hill and the Circus Maximus. A tour on a golf cart allows you to zigzag around the city and truly get off the beaten path, and see one of the secrets of Rome: the keyhole! Circle down to the Piramide Cestius, through Testaccio, and arrive at the Mouth of Truth. Watch as visitors slip their hand into the famous mouth and learn the story behind this Roman legend. Remember, you can always stop for a coffee or a gelato and learn the trick to ordering these Italian delights. You will pass by Largo Argentine, where Julius Caesar was murdered, and visit the thriving market at Campo di Fiori. See the locals bargain over vegetables, fruits and flowers. Just around the corner you'll find Piazza Navona, a Baroque gem and the location of Bernini's Four Rivers Fountain. And of course, your tour would not be complete without seeing the historic highlights of the Pantheon, the delightful Trevi Fountain, and the towering Spanish Steps. After three intense hours, your driver will head back to your hotel. Take some time to contemplate all the amazing sights and amusing stories your private guide has shared with you throughout the tour.

Rome In A Day Full-Day Tour by Electric-Assist Bike

2. Rome In A Day Full-Day Tour by Electric-Assist Bike

Explore the beauty of the “Eternal City” on a full-day bike tour, either on a quality trekking bike or an electrically assisted bicycle - that makes climbing Roman hills effortless. Meet your guide close to the Colosseum for an impressive view of the mighty arena of the Roman Republic. Then, continue to the Imperial Forum to see the temples dedicated to the gods of Ancient Rome. Cycle down small alleys, admiring Renaissance and Baroque palaces and churches along the way. Your local guide will lead you to some of Rome’s hidden and most famous squares and fountains, such as the Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona, and Piazza del Popolo. Learn some of Rome’s 2,000-year history as you pedal, pausing at sites such as the Castel Sant'Angelo, Piazza Venezia, and Villa Borghese. Take a break for a typical Italian lunch in an authentic trattoria, along with short breaks for a historical explanation, and possibilities to take pictures. After a ride in the quaint Trastevere, pedal up Capitoline Hill for a breathtaking panoramic view of the Roman Forum and to experience one of the legendary Seven Hills of Rome. Admire Michelangelo’s urban planning on the main square of the Capitoline, and bike to the Vatican City for a view of St. Peter’s Basilica and Bernini’s graceful colonnades.

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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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.  

Rome: 3-Hour Baroque Walking Tour

7. Rome: 3-Hour Baroque Walking Tour

Starting from Piazza del Popolo, an enormous square with the city’s second obelisk in the center, which was brought to Rome by Augustus and re-erected here by the architect Domenico Fontana under Sixtus V (1589). In the square, the beautiful church of Santa Maria del Popolo is one of the most interesting in Rome, rich in works of arts and masterpieces of Raphael and Caravaggio. Arrive at the Spanish Steps and Spanish Square with the charming monumental flight of steps (1772), whose sinuous line harmoniously follows the slope of the hill. At its feet is the graceful fountain La Barcaccia by Pietro Bernini. At the top of the Spanish Steps is the Church of Trinità dei Monti with the two cupolas, and in front of its façade is an obelisk, which was taken from the Sallustian Gardens in 1789. Then, go to the Trevi Fountain, the most spectacular fountain in Rome. It was built by two Popes starting in 1730, with the legend that whoever throws a coin in will assure his return to Rome. The large fountain is located along a side of Poli Palace, decorated with statues and bas-reliefs on heaps of rocks and the water gushes from every part. Almost halfway up Via del Corso, the principal Roman street, is the Piazza Colonna with the column of Marcus Aurelius. On the square, you'll find Chigi Palace, the minister’s office. On the opposite side of Via del Corso is the Colonna Gallery. Montecitorio Palace at the square close by with the same name, is the headquartes of the Chamber of Deputies. The Pantheon, the best preserved monument of Ancient Rome and one of the most beautiful, is located in the picturesque Piazza della Rotonda with the wonderful fountain designed by Giacomo Della Porta, surmounted by the little obelisk Ramses II. The Baroque Rome Tour ends at Piazza Navona. Built on the site of the stadium of Domitian (84 AD) used for athletic competitions, in the middle of 17th Century under the pontificate of Innocent X Pamphilj (1644-1655) became the most beautiful square in Rome with the amazing Fountain of the Four Rivers built by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, who designed it as a base for an  Egyptian Obelisk, with the Church of Sant’Agnese in Agone and the Pamphilj Palace built by Girolamo Rainaldi and Francesco Borromini.

Rome: Colosseum Arena Entrance Ticket and Guided Tour

8. Rome: Colosseum Arena Entrance Ticket and Guided Tour

Follow in the footsteps of the fearless gladiators who went into battle with wild animals for the entertainment of the Roman emperors and roaring crowds. Hear about fake naval battles, public executions, and other entertainments put on for the citizens of Ancient Rome. Get answers to questions such as what the Flavian Amphitheater and Gladius are, why the Colosseum was built, and more. Discover the birthplace of Rome on Palatine Hill, where the nobles and emperors of the Roman Republic built their luxury palaces. Your tour ends with a visit to the Roman Forum and you will see the remains of the temples and markets of the birthplace of western civilization.

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.

Ancient Rome and City Highlights 3.5-Hour Segway Tour

10. Ancient Rome and City Highlights 3.5-Hour Segway Tour

Take a tour of the ruins and monuments of the Roman Empire on a fun Segway ride around Rome’s ancient streets. Explore the Roman Empire’s art, architecture, culture and fascinating history as you zip down narrow lanes. The contrast between the ancient sights and your hi-tech mode of transport will be apparent! Your tour leader will help you explore the best sights. Be swept off your feet — but not off the Segway — by unforgettable monuments, like the mighty Colosseum and the superb Roman Forum. Discover where the glorious Roman Emperors were laid to rest. Ride your “chariot” along the Capitoline Hill, and get a glimpse of the entertainment and amusement Roman citizens had in the Circus Maximus. These are just a fraction of the highlights you will see on this brilliant tour. To discover more — and to become a Roman yourself — book this tour and explore the Eternal City in a unique and thrilling fashion.

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A super informative tour with Eduardo. At first we were a little skeptical as to whether we could get through the tourists with the Segways, but it was great and easy! We would do the tour again at any time.

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

Arthur did it absolutely suuuuuuper. Totally relaxed and super interesting. Absolutely to recommend.

Great day, great bikes and our guide Andrea was super sweet and patient

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