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Rome: City Center Highlights Tour by E-Bike

1. Rome: City Center Highlights Tour by E-Bike

Rome is a city filled with ancient monuments, bustling city streets, fascinating alleyways, and small, hidden squares. It is a sprawling city with many hills, and by foot it can be completely overwhelming. Today, you'll hop on an E-bike and experience the joys of Rome - from its elegant shopping streets to its ancient monuments - on a fun and healthy day of bike riding! This itinerary aims to show you the Rome you can't afford to miss, and combine it with the more intimate corners of the city. Perfectly balanced, leisurely and safety-conscious, this tour will show you the following main attractions: Colosseum Imperial Forums Piazza Venezia and Vittoriano monument Trevi Fountain Spanish Steps Piazza del Popolo Park of Villa Borghese and scenic view of Rome Piazza Navona (former Stadium of Domitian) Pantheon Jewish ghetto and Portico di Ottavia Theatre of Marcellus Panoramic view of the Roman Forum

Rome: Colosseum with Arena Floor Evening Tour

2. Rome: Colosseum with Arena Floor Evening Tour

Enjoy a hassle-free tour of the Colosseum and ancient Rome during the evening and avoid the crowds. Your tour starts with a smooth stroll along the Roman Forum. As the light fades, you will see the heart of Rome’s historic center, with its temples, arches, and the sanctuary of Ancient Rome’s famous Vestal Virgins. On your way down Via dei Fori Imperiali, you will see the highlight of your tour: the Roman Colosseum. At this time, the Colosseum is virtually empty so you will have a rare experience as your guide leads you around, explaining the history and characters that make the place so fascinating. You will wander the arena floor and see centuries-old graffiti on the Colosseum’s walls. Your tour ends when the sunset is only starting in Rome. Head to the nearby Monti area for dinner or take some time to wander around and photograph the Colosseum. Experience a more peaceful, beautiful, and atmospheric place at this time than ever.

Rome: Evening City Tour by Golf Cart with Gelato

3. Rome: Evening City Tour by Golf Cart with Gelato

Let us drive you around the city in comfort, showing you all the sites. With departures every evening for a tour with a guide at your disposal, you can really make the most out of your time in Rome. Highlights: Spanish Steps (Piazza di Spagna) Populo Square (Piazza del Popolo) Mausoleum Emperor Augustus Trevi Fountain (Fontana di Trevi) Pantheon Navona Square (Piazza Navona) St. Peter's Square (Piazza San Pietro) Gianicolo Hill Fontana Acqua Paola Piazza Venezia Victor Emanuele II Monument & Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (Vittoriano) Column of Trajan (Colonna Traiana) What's included: Headsets for you comfort Bottle of cold water Gelato What's not included: Pickup / Drop-off at Hotel Food & Drinks Gratuities (Tip to Guide/Driver)

Rome: Golf Cart Catacombs & City Sightseeing Guided Tour

4. Rome: Golf Cart Catacombs & City Sightseeing Guided Tour

See the highlights of Rome without breaking a sweat as you zip around the city in a golf cart on a private tour. Marvel at Trajan's Column, Piazza Venezia, and many more of Rome's top attractions. Meet your guide on one of the city's quieter side streets and get ready to discover Rome's most iconic sights. You'll also be provided with a headset to make sure you can hear your guide the whole time. Stop at important landmarks, including Trajan's Column, Piazza Bocca della Verità, Circus Maximus, Piazza Venezia, Circus of Maxentius, the Colosseum, and more. Spend between 5 and 10 minutes at each of these sites and learn about each location from your guide. Then, go underground to see Rome's ancient catacombs and crypts. Discover this immense underground cemetery and learn about its origin and decline. Your tour ends back in the quiet side road where it began.

Rome: City Walking Tour

5. Rome: City Walking Tour

Explore Rome on this walking tour through the Eternal City. Learn about the history of Rome from the glory days of the Roman Empire through to today. Follow your guide through the sprawling streets of Rome and visit Rome’s piazzas as you hear about Rome’s history and culture. Be engaged by gripping stories as you pass some of Rome’s monuments. Ask your guide for tips on where to eat and what to see in Rome when the tour comes to an end in Piazza Navona, home to the city’s best eateries, bars, and rooftop terraces.

Rome: Moonlight Walking Tour

6. Rome: Moonlight Walking Tour

See the wonders of Rome at night and prepare to let the eternal city enchant you. Enjoy a quieter, cooler city as you leave the crowds behind you and embark on an incredible journey into the history of Rome. Meet your local, English-speaking guide in Rome’s most elaborate square, Piazza Navona. Marvel at the stunning Fountain of the Four Rivers, view the towering Pantheon, and hear the mystery that shrouds the most intact Ancient Roman building.  Stop with your guide to take photos next to the iconic, illuminated monuments. Stroll through romantic, cobbled alleyways on your way to the Trevi Fountain. Listen as your guide explains the history of the fountain and the legend of the coin toss.  Then, take a short break for photos or a refreshment. Venture on and pass the biggest building in Rome, as you walk through Piazza Venezia, built to commemorate the founder of Italy, Vittorio Emanuele II.  Next, travel on the road of the Imperial Forums, and take in the breathtaking views of the illuminated statues of emperors, columns, temples, triumphal arches, and winding roads.  Save the best for last, as you finish your tour with a secret picture-perfect viewpoint that overlooks the illuminated Colosseum.

Rome: Private Highlights Tour by Golf Cart

7. Rome: Private Highlights Tour by Golf Cart

Experience the very best of the Eternal City on a private golf cart tour. Begin your visit in the morning, afternoon, or evening by meeting your expert tour guide at the local partner's office.  Set off to discover the great highlights and the hidden gems Rome has to offer. Start the tour in the city center and customize your itinerary based on your personal preferences. Led by your passionate guide, hit all the major highlights including Piazza Venezia and the impressive Vittoriano, the Trevi Fountain – where you can throw a coin into the water to ensure your return to Rome – and the Spanish Steps, the heart of the glamorous shopping district.  Head then to Piazza Navona, with the amazing Bernini’s Fountain of the Four Rivers. Visit the Pantheon to admire the greatest work of Roman architecture, followed by a stop at Campo de Fiori to visit the food market.  Afterward, explore the best of Ancient Rome, the iconic Colosseum, the majestic Imperial Forum, and the massive remains of the Caracalla Bathhouse.  Stop for a coffee break on the way to the next attractions, and learn interesting stories about the Eternal city and its inhabitants. End your tour at your hotel or anywhere within the city center.

Rome: Under the Moonlight Evening Walking Tour

8. Rome: Under the Moonlight Evening Walking Tour

Meet your group in Piazza Navona Our tour starts in Piazza Navona, where the ancient Romans used to watch athletic contests (agones). With Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s stunning Fountain of the Four Rivers as its centrepiece, Piazza Navona is perhaps Rome’s most beautiful square. View the Pantheon without the crowds Our first stop is the Pantheon, which was constructed more than two millennia ago by the emperor Hadrian. Consecrated as a monument to the pagan gods, the Pantheon is one of Rome’s best-preserved sights – still as stunning as the day it was constructed at the height of the Roman Empire. Discover the Trevi Fountain at the quietest time of day Next up, we’ll visit the iconic Trevi Fountain, one of the most romantic and timeless spots in the Eternal City. Immortalised in Federico Fellini’s iconic film La Dolce Vita, the Trevi Fountain is the perfect spot to snap your photos, ask your questions, and toss in a coin or two. Enjoy a scenic stroll through ancient Rome Passing through Piazza Venezia, you’ll be led through the street that cuts through the Imperial forums. This boulevard is lined with columns, temples, statues, and arches that tell stories as old as Rome itself. Our final destination is the Colosseum by night – a truly colossal feat of Roman architecture and culture that attracts millions of visitors every year. In the evening light, this incredible sight is one of the most romantic and elegant sights the city has to offer.

Nighttime Mysteries & Ghost Stories Walking Tour with drinks

9. Nighttime Mysteries & Ghost Stories Walking Tour with drinks

Delve into a side of Rome not often seen by the casual visitor, with this tour that reveals the mysteries, legends, and ghost stories associated with some of Rome’s most famous sights. An expert guide leads the way, sharing the secret history of locations like the Colosseum, Piazza Venezia, Trajan’s Market, and Monti – Rome’s oldest neighborhood! Along the way, we’ll stop in bars and pubs to experience the city’s lively social scene. Our local guide will happily share their recommendations for Roman and Italian drinks to try as well!

Rome: Colosseum and Prison of St. Peter Tour

10. Rome: Colosseum and Prison of St. Peter Tour

Visit the famous Mamertine Prison and learn about the captivating life of St. Peter who was held prisoner here before his crucifixion. Then, journey through the Colosseum in the footsteps of Gladiators of Rome who killed and survived, or died for the entertainment of the masses. Upon exiting the Colosseum, make your way back around the Roman Forum to Carcer Tullianum, which was the underground prison cell where St. Peter was held.

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THE BEST walking tour of Rome!! I really enjoyed the evening walking tour, the host was so knowledgeable and fun. He shared interesting and fascinating stories about Rome :) Thank you so much, I highly recommend this experience.

The walking tour was great!!! Our tour guide was very entertaining and we enjoyed her very much! Worth the time and money.

Francisco was amazing. He was very personal, charming and made everyone feel comfortable. So fun!

She was lovely and gave us just the right amount of information

The guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. Good experience.