This Rome Day Tour is to take you on a journey through the history and art, for you to admire Rome and it is beauty at your comfort.
Starting from your accommodation or indicated pick up location, your English Speaking driver will take you to the Vatican to start with, here you can choose to visit it on your own or get a professional guide for a private tour of the Vatican museums, Sistine chapel and St Peter’s basilica. The Vatican Museums are based the Papal art collections throughout the centuries, open to the public since 1932. You have time to visit the main rooms and galleries with leads to the Sistine chapel and ending with St. Peter’s Basilica, the splendid church and the ever famous Saint Peter’s Square, designed by Bernini, together with the colonnade, provide the setting for the largest church dedicated to Christianity.
After a break for lunch you will continue to the Circus Maximus, an ancient chariot track dated back to 6 cent BC, this way you have also a spectacular view of the Palatine Hill and remaining of the emperor places, not to mention where the origin of Rome comes from starting with the tale of the twins and the she- wolf to its first king Romulus. Continuing from here to the celebrated Piazza Venezia, situated at the base of the Capitoline Hill which meets one of the most important road of the ancient capital, Fori Imperiali, today dividing what was the Roman forum. Following this road, will be able to finally admire The Coliseum, originally known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, one of the most famous ancient architecture in the world. It had a capacity to sit about 50,000 spectators that would marvel at the gladiator competitions.
Once done visiting the Coliseum, your driver will take you to the Ancient Roman Temple of Pantheon, (today a church) which was dedicated to the main 12 gods in the ancient mythology, close by you have time to visit Piazza Navona one of the famous squares in the city. It was used as an ancient Roman stadium, a colossal structure in travertine with the capacity of 30.000 spectators every game, while today you will admire the Fountain of the Four Rivers designed by Bernini.
The next stop will be at the magical Trevi Fountain, the legend and the beauty of this fountain brings thousands together daily to admire and throw a coin inside for good luck.. Your intro tour will finish by the Spanish Steps for you to admire and climb (if you wish) the amazing staircase that consists of 135 steps that was built to connect the Spanish Embassy (hence the name) to the Church of the SS. Trinita’dei Monti. Here you can take your free time between most elegant and exclusive shops and boutique or head back to your accommodation.
This is a great way to see Rome’s most famous sites in one day.
Rome Day Tour See Rome in a day skipping the lines