Tours in Rome

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Day Tours
In the Heart of Rome (Monumental)*
Eternal Rome/Ancient Rome*
Vatican and Sistine Chapel*
Christian Rome*
Tivoli
Castelli Romani*
Ancient Ostia
Illuminated Rome (with dinner or without dinner)
Castelgandolfo
Papal Audience
Naples and Pompeii
Assisi - Orvieto

 

*To increase the quality of our tours 1,2,3 and 4 in Rome and the tour 13 to Pompeii of 1 day, clients joining to those excursions will be provided with headphones.

 
Full Day Tours with Lunch
Heart of Rome (Monumental) + Ancient Rome
Vatican Museum + Christian Rome
Monumental + Christian Rome
Vatican Museum + Ancient Rome
 
Excursions from Rome (Click below)
Pompeii & Amalfi Day Tour
 


 
TOUR #1BIS AM: IN THE HEART OF ROME (Monumental)

Highlights of Baroque Rome:

Caravaggio and Bernini

 
$48.00 per person
 
Reserve!
 

DEPARTURES

FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS

AT 8.30 AM

PICK UP

STARTING FROM 7:30/8:00 AM

FROM CENTRALLY-LOCATED HOTELS

1 BIS AM ENDS AFTER APPROXIMATELY

2 HOURS IN NAVONA SQUARE

Have the highlights of Rome in your hands and go inside the Pantheon and San Luigi dei Francesi (National French Church). We will pick you up at your hotel and take you to visit the highlights of Baroque Rome, starting from the Spanish Steps. Moving next to Piazza Navona, enjoying a nice walk through the streets of the Capital. Discove secrets and legends of the most popular stairwa of the world, background of many Hollywood movies. Enjoy the 18th century atmosphere of the Square with the beautiful Barcaccia, fountain designed by Bernini father and son. Then head to Trevi Fountain: the imposing set for the Oscar winner movie by Fellini “La Dolce Vita”, icon of the Italian sixties and beloved by visitors for the coin throwing tradition, to ensure a future visit to Rome. The Tour will continue with a stop at the Pantheon, one of the most precious ancient Roman monuments. Once Temple dedicated to all the Gods, converted later in a Catholic Church, this is a real masterpiece of architecture with its original ancient dome with the “oculum” and its interior decorations. The visit will continue with a stop inside the Church of St. Louis of the French, which hosts beautiful works of art by Caravaggio. The tour ends in one of the most beautiful squares of Rome: Piazza Navona with the splendid Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi by Bernini and the imposing St. Agnes Church by Borromini.

 
 
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TOUR #2 PM: ETERNAL ROME/ANCIENT ROME
$89.00 per person
 
Reserve! 
 
Everyday
 
Pick up starting at:
 01:45pm from centrally located hotels
 
Visit the Colosseum & Archaeological Area, skipping long lines at the entrance. Take an informative tour lead by expert, professional guides.
Take a complete tour of Ancient Rome’s major sights and skip the lines for the Archaeological Area. Gain special access to the Colosseum and, once inside, breathe the bloody past of the Amphitheater and its atmosphere lead by passionate and expert guides. Admire the splendid Arch of Constantine and climb up Capitoline Hill.
 
We will visit Colosseum (visit inside), Roman Forum, Capitoline Hill

INCLUDES: Entrance with no line at the Colosseum, Professional guide & Headsets to hear the guide better

Tour 2PM approximately 3 hours ends in the Archeological Area

 
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TOUR #3: THE VATICAN MUSEUMS, ST PETER'S  BASILICA AND THE SISTINE CHAPEL
$99.00 per person
 
Reserve!
 
Everyday except Sun.
 
Pick up starting at:
7:30am from centrally located hotels
depending on the hotel location
 
The purpose of this tour is the visit of the Vatican Museums. Leaving the Piazza San Bernardo, adorned by Moses’ Fountain, we will head to Piazza della Repubblica, with the Fountain of Naiadi in the middle. Then the itinerary will continue, passing by Via Bissolati, Via Veneto and the Villa Borghese. After this ample view of an important part of the city, we will visit the Vatican Museums and the Vatican Galleries (lines possible at the entrance). You will then admire the modern entrance built for the Jubilee 2000, the Galeries of the Chandeliers, of the Tapestries and of the Geographical Maps, the Sobiesky Hall and the Immaculate Conception Hall. We will then stop to admire the Sistine Chapel, seat of the Conclave, frescoed by Michelangelo to end up in the Ancient Vatican Library.
 
Vatican Museums – Sistine Chapel – St. Peter’s Basilica

TOUR 3 AM AFTER APPROXIMATELY 3 HOURS ENDS IN THE VATICAN AREA

 
 

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TOUR #4: CHRISTIAN ROME
$59.00 per person
 
Reserve!
 
Everyday
 
Pick up starting at:
 02:00 from
April 1 to November 15
April 1 to October 31
1:30pm from
November 16 to March 15
November 01 to March 31
depending on the hotel location
 
Leaving from Piazza San Bernardo, crossing Piazza della Repubblica, we will run along Via Nazionale to end up visiting the Basilica of St.Mary Major, built on the Esquiline Hill in 352 A.D. The tour will then continue visiting the Basilica of St.John in Lateran, cathedral of Rome and of the world. Hence, we will go to the Holy Stairs, climbed by Jesus Christ to reach Pilate’s Palace. From here the tour will start again by coach, crossing Piazza San Giovanni and Via Latina. Skirting along the Mura Latine, the tour will pass through the Porta di San Sebastiano to arrive on the Ancient Appian Way, where we will find the Chapel of “Domine Quo Vadis”. We arrive finally at the Catacombs of St.Callixtus, where the visit will take about 45 minutes (on Wednesdays the visit will be at the Catacombs of St.Domitilla). On the way back, from the coach you will have a view of the Caracalla Baths.
 
On Sundays: Appia Antica is substituted with S. Maria Major Basilica)
 
 
S. John Lateran – The Holy Stairs – Catacombs of St.Sebastian – Old Appian Way and the tomb of Cecilia Metella (on Sunday the catacombs and the Appian Way will be substituted with the St. Mary the Major)
 
 
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TOUR #5: TIVOLI(Villa Adriana / Villa D’Este)
$85.00 per person
 
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Pick up starting at:
7:30am
Tue, Thurs and Sat

Going along Via Tiburtina we will get to Tivoli, a world-known small town since ancient times for its soothing spring of “Acqua Albulea” (sulphureous baths). Crossing the Ponte Lucano, we will admire the Tomb of Plautius Lucanus before arriving to visit Hadrian’s Villa (from the parking till the entrance a walking distance of 300 meters has to been calculated) built under the homonymous emperor. We will continue our sightseeing with a visit of Villa D’Este, famous for its water system, the architecture of its gardens, the pavilions, the artificial caves and the fountains.
 

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TOUR #6: CASTELLI ROMANI
$68.00 per person
Reserve!
 
Mondays and Saturdays
Pick up starting at 2:00 pm depending on the hotel location
 
April 01 to October 31
Wednesday and Friday
Pick up starting at 2:00pm
 
We will leave Piazza San Bernardo, adorned by Moses’ Fountain, passing by Piazza della Repubblica. Along the way we will admire the Caracalla baths, the Arch of Constantine and the Colosseum: this itinerary will take us on the Appia, passing under the Porta di San Sebastiano (this is the route used by the ancient Romans, who were going to the Castelli in the summer to enjoy the fresh breeze). Passing through Castelgandolfo, today’s summer residence of the Pope, we will arrive in Albano and then Ariccia. From the large bridge of Ariccia one can admire a wonderful view of the hills and countryside. We will pass through Genzano, Nemi, Rocca di Papa, Grottaferrata and Frascati, going along the Via dei Laghi. Once in Frascati, there will be a stop to taste and enjoy the typical wines of this area.*
 
*Starting April 01 2008, instead of the wine tasting there will be a stop in the lake of Castelgandolfo to take pictures and have free time for an ice cream.
 
*Starting April 01 will include wine tasting
 

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TOUR #7: ANCIENT OSTIA
$90.00 per person
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Sundays
Pick up starting at 7:30 am depending on the hotel location
 
Beginning
April 01 to October 31
Fridays and Sundays
Pick-up starting at 7:30am
 
Ostia antica takes its name from the latin word ostium meaning mouth. According to the legend ostia would have been founded by king Anco Marzio and according to archaeologists around the end of the 5th century b.c. and the beginning of the 6th century b.c. Founded as a military base, it became an important commercial port for the supply of grain for Rome. Starting from Porta Romana and proceeding along the main road - Decumanus Maximus - we will visit the old metropolis and Piazzale della Vittoria. Next we will visit the baths of Neptune, one of the public services of the city constructed by Adriano and ornated with fine mosaics. Behind the Bath’s of Neptune, the Firemen’s barrack of the Adrian’s age. The visit will continue with the Theatre erected by Agrippa in the 1st century b.c. From the top of the staircase you have a beautiful view of the excavations. After having visited the House of Diana we will reach the centre of ostia where we will be able to admire the Forum, the political centre of Ostia, the Temple of Rome and Augustus and the Baths. The excursion will end with a visit of the Basilica: a large aula in the form of rectangle encircled by an arcade, on the right side of which we find the Round temple dating from the 3rd century.
 
 
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TOUR #8: ILLUMINATED ROMA (without dinner)
$65.00 per person
Reserve!
 
Every evening
tour departs from meeting point
 
*not available December 24, 31 and "White Night"
 
Sitting comfortably in a deluxe coach, we will follow a charming itinerary, witnessing the ancient origins and the successive cultural and historical stratifications, which characterize the city of Rome. Leaving from Piazza San Bernardo, adorned by Moses’ Fountain, heading to Piazza della Repubblica, we will pass by Via Veneto, Palazzo Margherita, Porta Pinciana, Villa Borghese to arrive at the Trevi Fountain, where we will stop for a visit. We will then continue along Via Quattro Fontane, where you will be amazed by the Fountains of the Four Seasons. From Via Nazionale, descending towards Piazza Venezia, we will see the Memorial to King Vittorio Emanuele II and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The itinerary will also touch the Capitol, the Imperial Forum, the Colosseum, the Palatine Hill, the Aventine Hill, the Circus Maximus and the Tiberina Island. The visit will continue reaching the Gianicolum Hill, to admire one of the most beatiful panoramas of Rome. Finally we will arrive to the Basilica of St. Peter crossing the Tiber and finding by side the fortress of Castel S. Angelo.
 
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TOUR #9: ILLUMINATED ROMA with dinner
$114.00 per person
Reserve!
 
Every evening
Pick up starting at 7:15 pm depending on the hotel location
 
*not available December 24, 31 and "White Night"
 
Sitting comfortably in a deluxe coach, we will follow a charming itinerary, witnessing the ancient origins and the successive cultural and historical stratifications, which characterize the city of Rome. Leaving from Piazza San Bernardo, adorned by Moses’ Fountain, heading to Piazza della Repubblica, we will pass by Via Veneto, Palazzo Margherita, Porta Pinciana, Villa Borghese to arrive at the Trevi Fountain, where we will stop for a visit. We will then continue with Piazza Venezia, the Capitol, the Imperial Forum, the Colosseum, the Palatine Hill, the Aventine Hill, the Circus Maximus and the Tiberina Island. The visit will continue reaching the Gianicolum hill, to admire one of the most beatiful panoramas of Rome. Finally we will arrive to the Basilica of St. Peter crossing the Tiber and finding by side the imponent fortress of Castel S. Angelo. At the end of the tour you will taste the traditional roman cuisine in a typical restaurant, accompanied by folk-music.
 
 
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TOUR #10: CASTELGANDOLFO
$65.00 per person
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Every Sunday Morning
(in coincidence with Pope's summer stay)
Pick up at hotel starting at 7:30am
 
The destination of this interesting itinerary is placed in the Castelli Romani, outside the city. Panoramic tour of Rome and of the St.Peter’s Basilica. Leaving the city, we will pass under the Porta di San Sebastiano and, skirting the Circus of Maxentius, we will arrive on to the Via Appia. Running along Via Tuscolana, we will pass by Frascati, Grottaferrata and Marino, lovely little towns of the Castelli Romani. Driving on the Via dei Laghi, we will arrive at the Lake of Albano and finally Castelgandolfo, summer residence of the Pope, where we will stop for the Holy Father’s Blessing. Return to Rome.
 
  

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TOUR #11: PAPAL AUDIENCE AT ST. PETER'S
$53.00 per person
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Every Wednesday morning
Pick up starting at 06:45am depending on the hotel location
 
Panoramic tour of the city: Piazza San Bernardo with Moses’ Fountain, Piazza della Repubblica with Fountain of Naiadi, Via Veneto, Piazzale Flaminio, Via Flaminia, the Olympic Village, Ponte Milvio, Lungotevere, Foro Italico. Going along the Lungotevere towards Castel Sant’Angelo, we will arrive on the Via della Conciliazione and finally in Piazza San Pietro. We will go into the Nervi Hall to attend to the papal audience. Return at the end of the audience.
 
At the Pontifical State’s discretion, the audience might be celebrated in Piazza S.Pietro or in the Nervi Hall.
 
  
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TOUR #13: NAPLES AND POMPEII

$195.00 per person

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DEPARTS EVERY MORNING
Pick up at hotel starting at 6:45 am
After leaving Rome and driving along the “Sun Route” motorway, we will cross the regions of Lazio and Campania. From the road you will enjoy the view of the famous Abbey of Montecassino. Once in Naples, there will be a short panoramic tour of the city: the pier of Santa Lucia with its impressive Castel dell’Ovo, the historical centre, Piazza del Plebiscito, the Royal Palace, the Basilica of San Francesco di Paola, the San Carlo Opera House, the Gallery of Umberto I and the imposing Maschio Angioino. Time for a light lunch in a typical cafe in Naples. We will then continue towards Pompeii where, after a short visit in a coral and cameo factory, we will visit the excavations of this world-famous Roman town, destroyed by the eruption of the Mt. Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Return to Rome.

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TOUR #15: ASSISI - ORVIETO

$129.00 per person

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$129.00pp
Monday, Thursday, and Saturday
Pick up starting at 6:45 am depending on the hotel location
 
 
*Beginning April 01 to October 31
Tour will be Assisi and Perugia
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Pick-up starting at 6:45am
$133.00 per person
Includes entrance fees
 

 

After a short panoramic tour of its northern part, we will leave Rome, by the “Sun Route” motorway. Our first stop will be in Orvieto, gorgeous medieval small town, famous for its Cathedral. We will spend the day visiting Umbria, rich in vineyards, olive groves and nice villages on top of the hills. The itinerary is full of charming medieval cities: Spoleto (world-famous for the “Festival dei Due Mondi”), Trevi, Foligno, Spello, and the most celebrated: Assisi, the mystic city of St.Francis. The city, still surrounded by ancient walls, lays on top of the green slopes of Mount Subasio. Its rose-stone buildings, the winding narrow streets, the noble palaces, the balconies full of flowers: everything in Assisi will hold you spellbound. Visit of the church of St.Mary of the Angels and of the Basilica of St. Francis, with the masterpieces of Giotto and Cimabue. It will be a pleasure to wander about, looking into the small artisan shops of the old city. Break for a genuine lunch in a typical restaurant. Return to Rome.

The small town of Assisi is located on a top of a hill and for that reason its streets are mostly narrow and steep.

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TOUR #1 + 2 + L: IN THE HEART OF ROME AND ANCIENT ROME

$159.00 per person

Reserve!
 
Full Day Visit with Lunch
Pick up at hotel starting at 7:30 AM
 
Monumental: Rome is an unrepeatable city and is so-called Eternal for having alternated sumptuous ages with others of decadence and it is always reviving as it gathers treasures and memories with the charm of its incomparable landscape. Our tour will leave from Piazza San Bernardo, adorned by Moses’ Fountain, heading to Piazza della Repubblica, previously known as “dell’Esedra” as its central area also called esedra of the Diocletian Baths is hidden now by the Fountain of Naiadi. We will continue towards Via Piemonte, the Aurelian Walls, Porta Pinciana, Via Veneto, Via Nazionale. After this ample view of an important part of the city, the guided tour will lead you to the Trevi Fountain, a baroque jewel, and to the Pantheon, originally a pagan temple, which will be visited. We will head to Palazzo Madama, seat of the Senate of the Republic, to finally get to the gorgeous Piazza Navona, built on the ruins of the Domitian’s Circus. Then you will have the chance to admire Castel Sant’Angelo and to visit the St.Peter’s Basilica.
 
On Sundays, after the Holy Father’s Blessing in Piazza S.Pietro, and on Wednesday during the Holy Father’s Audience the visit inside the Basilica will not take place.

Ancient: With this tour you will enjoy the splendor of the classic Roman Empire. Leaving Piazza San Bernardo, adorned by Moses’ Fountain, we will head to Piazza della Repubblica and running along Via Nazionale we will arrive in Piazza Venezia. Crossing the square we will leave on one side the Memorial to King Vittorio Emanuele II and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. After this ample view of an important part of the city, the guided tour will take you to visit the square of the Capitol, the result of Michelangelo’s architectonic and magic genius. Simple but stately, the square is the seat of Rome Town Hall, from here you will enjoy the unique sight of the Forum and of the Palatine Hill with a view of the massive structure of the Colosseum. We will then walk along the ancient pavement, which crosses the evocative ruins of the Roman Forum, the Curia, the Reggia. You will then admire the Temple of Vesta, the Arch of Titus and the Arch of Costantine. The tour continues towards the Circus Maximus, the Aventine Hill and the Pyramid of Caius Cestius, ending up with the visit of the Basilica of St. Paul’s outside the Walls.

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TOUR #3 + 4 + L: VATICAN MUSEUM AND CHRISTIAN ROME

$183.00 per person

Reserve!
 
Full Day Visit with Lunch
Everyday except Sunday
Nov 16  to Mar 15
Apr 01  to Mar 31
Pick up at hotel starting at 6:45 AM

VATICAN: The purpose of this tour is the visit of the Vatican Museums. Leaving the Piazza San Bernardo, adorned by Moses’ Fountain, we will head to Piazza della Repubblica, with the Fountain of Naiadi in the middle. Then the itinerary will continue, passing by Via Bissolati, Via Veneto and the Villa Borghese. After this ample view of an important part of the city, we will visit the Vatican Museums and the Vatican Galleries (lines possible at the entrance). You will then admire the modern entrance built for the Jubilee 2000, the Galeries of the Chandeliers, of the Tapestries and of the Geographical Maps, the Sobiesky Hall and the Immaculate Conception Hall. We will then stop to admire the Sistine Chapel, seat of the Conclave, frescoed by Michelangelo to end up in the Ancient Vatican Library.

CHRISTIAN ROME: Leaving from Piazza San Bernardo, crossing Piazza della Repubblica, we will run along Via Nazionale to end up visiting the Basilica of St.Mary Major, built on the Esquiline Hill in 352 A.D. The tour will then continue visiting the Basilica of St.John in Lateran, cathedral of Rome and of the world. Hence, we will go to the Holy Stairs, climbed by Jesus Christ to reach Pilate’s Palace. From here the tour will start again by coach, crossing Piazza San Giovanni and Via Latina. Skirting along the Mura Latine, the tour will pass through the Porta di San Sebastiano to arrive on the Ancient Appian Way, where we will find the Chapel of “Domine Quo Vadis”. We arrive finally at the Catacombs of St.Callixtus, where the visit will take about 45 minutes (on Wednesdays the visit will be at the Catacombs of St.Domitilla). On the way back, from the coach you will have a view of the Caracalla Baths.
 
On Sundays: Appia Antica is substituted with S. Maria Major Basilica)
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TOUR #1 + 4 + L: IN THE HEART OF ROME AND CHRISTIAN ROME

$143.00 per person

Reserve!
 
Full Day Visit with Lunch
Pick up at hotel starting at 7:30 AM
 
Monumental: Rome is an unrepeatable city and is so-called Eternal for having alternated sumptuous ages with others of decadence and it is always reviving as it gathers treasures and memories with the charm of its incomparable landscape. Our tour will leave from Piazza San Bernardo, adorned by Moses’ Fountain, heading to Piazza della Repubblica, previously known as “dell’Esedra” as its central area also called esedra of the Diocletian Baths is hidden now by the Fountain of Naiadi. We will continue towards Via Piemonte, the Aurelian Walls, Porta Pinciana, Via Veneto, Via Nazionale. After this ample view of an important part of the city, the guided tour will lead you to the Trevi Fountain, a baroque jewel, and to the Pantheon, originally a pagan temple, which will be visited. We will head to Palazzo Madama, seat of the Senate of the Republic, to finally get to the gorgeous Piazza Navona, built on the ruins of the Domitian’s Circus. Then you will have the chance to admire Castel Sant’Angelo and to visit the St.Peter’s Basilica.
 
On Sundays, after the Holy Father’s Blessing in Piazza S.Pietro, and on Wednesday during the Holy Father’s Audience the visit inside the Basilica will not take place.
CHRISTIAN ROME: Leaving from Piazza San Bernardo, crossing Piazza della Repubblica, we will run along Via Nazionale to end up visiting the Basilica of St.Mary Major, built on the Esquiline Hill in 352 A.D. The tour will then continue visiting the Basilica of St.John in Lateran, cathedral of Rome and of the world. Hence, we will go to the Holy Stairs, climbed by Jesus Christ to reach Pilate’s Palace. From here the tour will start again by coach, crossing Piazza San Giovanni and Via Latina. Skirting along the Mura Latine, the tour will pass through the Porta di San Sebastiano to arrive on the Ancient Appian Way, where we will find the Chapel of “Domine Quo Vadis”. We arrive finally at the Catacombs of St.Callixtus, where the visit will take about 45 minutes (on Wednesdays the visit will be at the Catacombs of St.Domitilla). On the way back, from the coach you will have a view of the Caracalla Baths.
 
On Sundays: Appia Antica is substituted with S. Maria Major Basilica)

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TOUR #3 + 2 + L: VATICAN AND ANCIENT ROME

$199.00 per person

Reserve!
 
Full Day Visit with Lunch
Everyday except Sunday
Apr 01  to Mar 31
Pick up at hotel starting at 6:45 AM

VATICAN: The purpose of this tour is the visit of the Vatican Museums. Leaving the Piazza San Bernardo, adorned by Moses’ Fountain, we will head to Piazza della Repubblica, with the Fountain of Naiadi in the middle. Then the itinerary will continue, passing by Via Bissolati, Via Veneto and the Villa Borghese. After this ample view of an important part of the city, we will visit the Vatican Museums and the Vatican Galleries (lines possible at the entrance). You will then admire the modern entrance built for the Jubilee 2000, the Galeries of the Chandeliers, of the Tapestries and of the Geographical Maps, the Sobiesky Hall and the Immaculate Conception Hall. We will then stop to admire the Sistine Chapel, seat of the Conclave, frescoed by Michelangelo to end up in the Ancient Vatican Library.

Ancient: With this tour you will enjoy the splendor of the classic Roman Empire. Leaving Piazza San Bernardo, adorned by Moses’ Fountain, we will head to Piazza della Repubblica and running along Via Nazionale we will arrive in Piazza Venezia. Crossing the square we will leave on one side the Memorial to King Vittorio Emanuele II and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. After this ample view of an important part of the city, the guided tour will take you to visit the square of the Capitol, the result of Michelangelo’s architectonic and magic genius. Simple but stately, the square is the seat of Rome Town Hall, from here you will enjoy the unique sight of the Forum and of the Palatine Hill with a view of the massive structure of the Colosseum. We will then walk along the ancient pavement, which crosses the evocative ruins of the Roman Forum, the Curia, the Reggia. You will then admire the Temple of Vesta, the Arch of Titus and the Arch of Costantine. The tour continues towards the Circus Maximus, the Aventine Hill and the Pyramid of Caius Cestius, ending up with the visit of the Basilica of St. Paul’s outside the Walls.

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