The Ultimate Rome Tour

7 Days in Rome is not for the faint of heart. You will be dazzled by Ancient Rome, including the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Palatine Hill, Pantheon and more. You will marvel at such places as St. Peter’s Basilica, the Vatican Museum, and of course the Sistine Chapel. You’ll also enjoy visit to Tivoli, the catacombs and so much more.

The Ultimate Rome Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome To Rome

Welcome to Rome! After your airport transfer brings you to our perfect hotel you will have time to get settled. At 5pm we will gather up and head out on a walking orientation tour of heart of Rome stopping at the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, The Pantheon, Piazza Navona and more. We will stop for dinner at a family run establishment just outside of Campo De Fiori. A short metro ride back to the hotel ends our first day. Meals - Dinner. Activity level – Heavy

Day 2: Ancient Rome

Today is a busy day. We enjoy an amazing VIP tour of Ceasar's Palace on Palatine Hill as well as a guided walk through the Roman Forum and the Colosseum. After the tour you have free time to explore the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill as much or as little as you’d like. Meals - Breakfast and Lunch. Activity level – Heavy

 

Day 3: St. Peter's and The Vatican

The Vatican Museum winds around for miles of amazing and wondrous sites that end at the Sistine Chapel. Our local expert guide will lead us through this awe-inspiring museum. After our tour we will have lunch together, then walk to the front of St. Peters Basilica and enter. Once inside you will be set free to take as little or as long as you’d like to see the inside of the basilica. After the basilica you are free for the remainder of the day to explore on your own. Meals - Breakfast and Lunch. Activity level – Heavy

Day Trip: Villa d'Este

We spend the morning on a private car tour around Rome with stops at exciting places like the Catacombs and the Baths of Caracalla before we head out to Tivoli. While here we enjoy gorgeous views as we eat lunch before we head to see Villa d'Este and are taken back to our place in Rome. Meals - Breakfast and Lunch. Activity level – Heavy

Day 5: Borghese Gallery

This afternoon we enjoy a guided tour of the Borghese Gallery and Gardens. After the tour we will walk to Piazza del Popolo to enjoy people watching and gelato, with some free time to enjoy Via del Corso. After free time we enjoy a wonderful dinner in the area. Meals - Breakfast and Dinner. Activity level -Moderate

Day 6: Churches of Rome

Today we head off on a tour of a few of the amazing churches if Rome. This city has more than 900 churches, we can't see them all, so we visit the highlights... Santa Maria Maggiore, Basilica San Clemente, San Giovanni and Santa Maria degli Angeli. To break up all the walking we stop for lunch at my favorite restaurant in the area. Meals - Breakfast and Lunch. Activity level – Heavy

Day 7: Arrivederci Roma

After breakfast we bid our farewells and head out with the airport transfer or to other places in Italy and Europe.

What's Included

Group Size

We are committed to keeping our groups to no more than 10 tour participants. This makes it perfect for immersing into the city and enjoying family run hotels and restaurants. 

Guides

During your tour you will have a full-time Ultimate Italy Tour Guide. We also work hard to find the best local guides for sights like the Colosseum and the Vatican. 

Attractions

More than 20 activities attractions and tours are included in the price of your tour. No need for expensive add-on sight-seeing.. We take you (mostly guided) to all the major sights. 

Meals

Meals are an important part of your Italian experience. We include as many meals as possible, except when we aren't together as a group. We will give suggestions though.

Transportation

Rome is an amazing place to see... especially from the ground. We provide 7 day metro passes so you can enjoy getting around Rome as the Romans do (after a group lesson).

Airport Transfer

Indcluded in your tour price you also get a private car airport transfer with the other people from our tour. This way you don't have to worry about finding the hotel on your first day. 

Tips and Gratuities

Since we will be taking many guided tours and eating many meals as a group, we will cover all tips and gratuities. Also, you don't have to worry about paying our guides. No tips necessary. 

VIP Website Access

Once you register you will have access to a private website just for your tour. This is also where I will send announcements and updates about the tour, so you don't miss anything. 

Private or Custom Tour

This tour can be booked as a private tour or you can customize it to fit your needs. Using the suggested Itinerary above, you can see sample pricing below.

Private Guided Tour:  10 people - $2897* per person 

Private Tour: Email [email protected] for pricing

*Airfare NOT included

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