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3-Day South Italy Tour from Rome: Fall in Love with Pompeii, Sorrento and Capri

3-Day South Italy Tour from Rome: Fall in Love with Pompeii, Sorrento and Capri - RM, Italy
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Duration: 3 days
Location: RM, Italy

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$564.43

Explore Italy’s scandalously beautiful Campania region on a 3-day southern Italy tour from Rome, with 4-star hotel accommodation in Sorrento included. After seeing the big, bold and brash city of Naples by coach, explore the UNESCO-listed ruins of ancient Pompeii and then hit the Amalfi Coast ... More info ›

Explore Italy’s scandalously beautiful Campania region on a 3-day southern Italy tour from Rome, with 4-star hotel accommodation in Sorrento included. After seeing the big, bold and brash city of Naples by coach, explore the UNESCO-listed ruins of ancient Pompeii and then hit the Amalfi Coast. Cruise to Capri to see its fabled Blue Grotto (summer only), and then spend your final morning at leisure, soaking up the sun in Sorrento.

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Day 1: Rome-Naples-Pompeii-Sorrento

Pass By: Piazza Venezia, Rome, Lazio
Rome Eternal City

Stop At: City of Naples, Naples, Province of Naples, Campania
Naples is one of the largest and most enchanting cities of the Mediterranean. The city dominates the homonymous gulf, which extends from the Sorrento peninsula to the volcanic area of ​​the Campi Flegrei and offers a very impressive view, with the imposing volcano Vesuvius and in the distance, three magnificent islands - Capri, Ischia and Procida - that look like little jewels born from the sea.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Pompeii - Archaeological Area., Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania
Pompeii is one of the most significant proofs of Roman civilization and, like an open book, provides outstanding information on the art, customs, trades and everyday life of the past.
The city has re-emerged from the darkness of centuries precisely as it would have been when it was unexpectedly buried in the thick layer of ash and lava which poured down from the devastating eruption of Vesuvius. It was the year 79 A.D
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Piazza Tasso, Sorrento, Province of Naples, Campania
Sorrento is a coastal town on the Sorrento Peninsula, located in front of the Bay of Naples, in the south-western part of Italy. Built on the cliff that separates it from its crowded port, Sorrento is famous for its panoramic view of the sea and Piazza Tasso, dotted with coffee. The historic center is a maze of narrow streets
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Michelangelo 4* or Gh Vesuvio 4* or Hotel Imperial Tramontano 4*S

Day 2: Sorrento-Capri-Sorrento

Stop At: Piazza Tasso, Sorrento, Province of Naples, Campania
Sorrento is a coastal town on the Sorrento Peninsula, located in front of the Bay of Naples, in the south-western part of Italy. Built on the cliff that separates it from its crowded port, Sorrento is famous for its panoramic view of the sea and Piazza Tasso, dotted with coffee. The historic center is a maze of narrow streets
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Blue Grotto, Anacapri, Island of Capri, Province of Naples, Campania
Capri, the island in the Gulf of Naples, is famous for its steep territory, exclusive hotels and shopping, ranging from haute couture, limoncello, to handmade leather sandals. One of the most famous natural sites is the Blue Grotto, a dark cavity where the sea water is tinged with electric blue thanks to the presence of an underground cave that filters the sunlight
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Piazza Tasso, Sorrento, Province of Naples, Campania
Sorrento is a coastal town on the Sorrento Peninsula, located in front of the Bay of Naples, in the south-western part of Italy. Built on the cliff that separates it from its crowded port, Sorrento is famous for its panoramic view of the sea and Piazza Tasso, dotted with coffee. The historic center is a maze of narrow streets where is located the church of San Francesco.

Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Michelangelo 4* or Gh Vesuvio 4* or Hotel Imperial Tramontano 4*S

Day 3: Sorrento-Rome

Stop At: Piazza Tasso, Sorrento, Province of Naples, Campania
Sorrento is a coastal town on the Sorrento Peninsula, located in front of the Bay of Naples, in the south-western part of Italy. Built on the cliff that separates it from its crowded port, Sorrento is famous for its panoramic view of the sea and Piazza Tasso, dotted with coffee.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Piazza Venezia, Rome, Lazio
Rome, capital of Italy, is a large cosmopolitan city with an artistic, architectural and cultural history that has influenced the whole world and dates back to almost 3000 years ago. The ancient ruins such as the Forum and the Colosseum testify to the power of the ancient Roman Empire. In the Vatican City, home to the Catholic Church, are St. Peter's Basilica and the Vatican Museums, which house masterpieces such as the Sistine Chapel frescoed by Michelangelo.
Duration: 10 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

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5-Day Best of Italy Trip

5-Day Best of Italy Trip - Lazio, Italy
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Duration: 5 days
Location: Lazio, Italy

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$654.14

See the best of Italy in five days on this must-do tour from Rome, and fall in love with Assisi, Siena, Florence, Bologna, Padua, Venice and Montepulciano – places so captivating that you won’t want to go home! Enjoy a mix of guided tours and free time to discover world-class attractions like Florence Duomo and St Mark's Basilica (Basilica di San Marco), and enjoy four nights of 4- or 4-star superior hotel accommodation – two nights in Florence and two nights in Venice.

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Day 1: Rome- Assisi-Siena- Florence

Stop At: Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, Assisi, Province of Perugia, Umbria
The Basilica of San Francesco since 2000 has been included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, together with a series of Franciscan sites in the Umbrian area.
The Basilica of San Francesco is the sacred place par excellence of Assisi, since here the remains of the famous saint are preserved and preserved.
The Basilica is made up of a complex of immense artistic value, both for its architectural structures and for its precious frescoes and interior decorations, which sees two different buildings blend in harmoniously.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Piazza del Campo, Siena, Tuscany
Siena, located in the heart of Tuscany and surrounded by hills, is one of the most beautiful medieval cities in Italy.
Fulcrum of the city is the famous Piazza del Campo, with its particular shell shape, in which the famous Palio is held ... More info ›

See the best of Italy in five days on this must-do tour from Rome, and fall in love with Assisi, Siena, Florence, Bologna, Padua, Venice and Montepulciano – places so captivating that you won’t want to go home! Enjoy a mix of guided tours and free time to discover world-class attractions like Florence Duomo and St Mark's Basilica (Basilica di San Marco), and enjoy four nights of 4- or 4-star superior hotel accommodation – two nights in Florence and two nights in Venice.

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Day 1: Rome- Assisi-Siena- Florence

Stop At: Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, Assisi, Province of Perugia, Umbria
The Basilica of San Francesco since 2000 has been included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, together with a series of Franciscan sites in the Umbrian area.
The Basilica of San Francesco is the sacred place par excellence of Assisi, since here the remains of the famous saint are preserved and preserved.
The Basilica is made up of a complex of immense artistic value, both for its architectural structures and for its precious frescoes and interior decorations, which sees two different buildings blend in harmoniously.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Piazza del Campo, Siena, Tuscany
Siena, located in the heart of Tuscany and surrounded by hills, is one of the most beautiful medieval cities in Italy.
Fulcrum of the city is the famous Piazza del Campo, with its particular shell shape, in which the famous Palio is held. The Palio di Siena is a passionate horse race that takes place every year, in July and August, its origins seem to date back to the seventeenth century.
According to legend, Siena was founded by Senio, son of Remus, and in the city there are several statues depicting the legendary Romulus and Remus suckled by the wolf. Piazza del Campo is the central core of Siena since Roman times, which had their Forum here.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: 4* Hotel in Florence

Day 2: Florence

Stop At: Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence, Tuscany
Florence, the capital of Tuscany, hosts many masterpieces of Renaissance art and architecture. One of the most famous places is the Duomo, the cathedral with a tiled dome designed by Brunelleschi and Giotto's bell tower. Florence with its museums, palaces and churches houses some of the most important artistic treasures of the world. The most important churches are from Santa Maria Novella and Santa Croce
When you feel tired of seeing museums and art galleries, go outside and you will discover that in Florence it is also nice to just stroll through the beautiful streets of the historic center.
The Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore is an imposing Gothic-style church built on the site where the ancient cathedral of Florence stood, the Church of Santa Reparata, the cathedral was begun at the end of the 13th century by Arnolfo di Cambio, while the beautiful dome was added in the fifteenth century. The facade is covered with pink, white and green marbles.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Piazza della Signoria, Florence, Tuscany
Piazza della Signoria has been at the center of Florence's political life since the 14th century. The Piazza has seen the realization of important historical events and great triumphs, such as the return of the Medici in 1530. The famous sculptures located in Piazza della Signoria have references to the political affairs of Florence, with some contrasts. The David (the original is in the Accademia Gallery) was built by Michelangelo and positioned in front of the Palazzo Vecchio to symbolize the power of the Florentine Republic in contrast to the tyranny of the Medici. The Neptune (1575) of Ammannati recalls the maritime ambitions of the Medici.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Basilica di Santa Croce, Florence, Tuscany
Santa Croce, rebuilt for the Franciscan order in 1294 by Arnolfo di Cambio, is the burial place of the great and powerful of Florence: Michelangelo, Rossini, Macchiavelli and the Pisan Galileo Galilei, who was condemned by the Inquisition and who, therefore, he could not have a Christian burial until 1737, or 95 years after his death. There is also a memorial to Dante, but his sarcophagus is empty (he was buried in Ravenna, after his exile from Florence).
Duration: 45 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: 4* Hotel in Florence

Day 3: Florence-Bologna-Padua-Venice

Stop At: Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Province of Bologna, Emilia-Romagna
Piazza del Nettuno
Founded in 1565 with the aim of highlighting the statue of Neptune to which it owes its name, the square was the result of a work that saw the enlargement of the space existing between the Palazzo del Comune and the Palazzo del Podestà through the demolition of one block of buildings. The new square would have given a new character to all the surrounding space, joining Piazza Maggiore. Heart of the city, Piazza Maggiore is the result of centuries-old transformations that enriched it gradually with important buildings: the Basilica of San Petronio, the Palazzo dei Notai, the Palazzo d’Accursio, the Palazzo del Podestà and the Palazzo dei Banchi.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Basilica di San Petronio, Bologna, Province of Bologna, Emilia-Romagna
The Basilica of San Petronio is the main church of Bologna: it dominates the Piazza Maggiore and, although it is largely unfinished, it is one of the largest churches in Europe. Its imposing size makes it the fourth largest church in Italy.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: The Basilica of St. Anthony
The Basilica of Sant'Antonio, known as "Il Santo", is the most important religious center of the city, and a destination for thousands of pilgrims who invade the city every year, and in particular on June 13, feast of the Saint the famous procession. The large building has a complex fusion of styles in its complex structure: Romanesque elements in the bell-shaped façade, Gothic in the ambulatory with the seven chapels, Byzantine in the eight domes covered in lead and Moorish in the two slender and slender bell towers.
Duration: 45 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: 4* Hotel in Mestre (Tourist Superior)
4* Hotel in Venice Island (First Category)

Day 4: Venice

Stop At: Piazza San Marco, Veneto
Elegant, precious, inimitable, fun, romantic: this is Venice, a gem of the Venetian and Italian tourist scene, where churches, palaces, ancient bridges, monuments and squares tell the artistic and cultural liveliness that marked and still marks the history of this city. The heart of Venice is the splendid Piazza San Marco, the most elegant living room in Europe, surrounded by works of unquestionable value: the imposing bell tower and the Basilica with its five portals and the decorations of marble and mosaics that anticipate the magnificence and interior riches; the Palazzo Ducale, symbol of the golden age of the Serenissima; the Torre dei Mori, better known as the Clock Tower, for the engineering masterpiece that has marked the time of Venice for centuries; the Napoleonic Wing, where the Correr Museum is located.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Ponte dei Sospiri, Veneto
From the Bridge of Sighs legend emerges that the name, at the time of the Serenissima, would have been attributed to the fact that crossing it the prisoners sighed because they were aware of the fact that it would be the last time that, before being imprisoned, they would see the outside world .
Duration: 35 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: 4* Hotel in Mestre (Tourist Superior)
4* Hotel in Venice Island (First Category)

Day 5: Vemice-Montepulciano (Wine region)- Rome

Stop At: Piazza Grande a Montepulciano, Montepulciano, Tuscany
Montepulciano, famous for the wine to which it gives its name, stands on a hill 600 meters above sea level: from this height it is easy to get lost with the look between the green Tuscan hills, the cultivation of olive trees and vineyards and the cypress trees that mark pleasantly the whole landscape. From the Tower of the Renaissance Palace of Montepulciano the view reaches the Sibillini Mountains and the Cimone
Duration: 50 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

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2-Day South Italy Tour from Rome: Fall in Love with Pompeii, Sorrento and Capri

2-Day South Italy Tour from Rome: Fall in Love with Pompeii, Sorrento and Capri - Anacapri, Italy
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Duration: 2 days
Location: Anacapri, Italy

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$430.42

Fancy an overnight trip from Rome to the south of Italy. Be pleased with a panoramic view of Naples from one of the best spots in the city: Il Vomero.
A breathtaking view of the entire gulf, of the Vesuvius and also of the islands ... More info ›

Fancy an overnight trip from Rome to the south of Italy. Be pleased with a panoramic view of Naples from one of the best spots in the city: Il Vomero.
A breathtaking view of the entire gulf, of the Vesuvius and also of the islands. A great tour as well to Pompeii, Sorrento and the island of Capri. With excursions and ample free time factored in, this Italy 2-day tour offers the perfect introduction to the area. Enjoy overnight 4-star hotel accommodation in Sorrento on the stunning Amalfi Coast

Itinerary

Day 1: Rome- Naples-Pompeii- Sorrento

Stop At: Vomero, Naples, Province of Naples, Campania
To admire Naples, the most fascinating way is to caress it with the look from above, from the vantage points. Vomero hill is one of the best place to do it
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Villa dei Misteri, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania
One of the most important archaeological site in the woeld: a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The archaeological excavations of Pompeii have returned the remains of the ancient city of Pompeii, near the hill of Civita, at the gates of modern Pompeii, buried under a blanket of ashes and lapilli during the eruption of Vesuvius in 79, together with Ercolano, Stabia and Oplonti.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Piazza Tasso, Sorrento, Province of Naples, Campania
The irregular and jagged coastline of this peninsula, which seems to want to protect from the sea all the colorful houses and the characteristic streets that are located in the inland areas, will welcome you and welcome you in what many call a real paradise on earth. Sorrento is not only the city of limoncello and churches. Sorrento is the city of entertainment, especially the nocturnal one. In the evening, in fact, the city changes its face and turns into an amazing party
Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Stazione Termini, Rome, Lazio
Departure point from Rome Termini if you picked the train option

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Sorrento-Capri-Rome

Stop At: Blue Grotto, Anacapri, Island of Capri, Province of Naples, Campania
The Blue Grotto is a splendid example of the beautiful nature of Malta, a dip in the most intense blue of the Mediterranean.
It is a suggestive natural cave, where the colors of the sea are reflected, creating a unique chromatic triumph.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Monte Solaro, Anacapri, Island of Capri, Province of Naples, Campania
With a precipitous, jagged coast, and encircled by the famous faraglioni (sea stacks), enormous and uniquely-shaped boulders, and by numerous caves that tell of evocative plays of light. The island continues to be both a legend and a favorite destination for travelers, intellectuals and the international jet-set - "performing" at any given time in the legendary piazzetta, the real-time theatre of the island's 'Dolce Vita'
Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

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3-Day Italy Trip: Naples, Pompeii and Amalfi

3-Day Italy Trip: Naples, Pompeii and Amalfi - RM, Italy
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Duration: 3 days
Location: RM, Italy

From USD
$474.71

Spend three days exploring Naples, Pompeii and Amalfi. You'll visit several UNESCO World Heritage Sites and discover the rich history of Italy ... More info ›

Spend three days exploring Naples, Pompeii and Amalfi. You'll visit several UNESCO World Heritage Sites and discover the rich history of Italy. Departing Rome, you'll travel through the Campania region where high-end hotels meet historical sites. This is also the capital of Italian comfort food, home to pizza, spaghetti and mozzarella cheese.

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Day 1: Rome-Naples-Pompeii-Amalfi

Stop At: Pompeii - Archaeological Area., Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania
Your 3-day tour from Rome starts with a visit to Naples, a city of castles and historical landmarks that was first settled by the ancient Greeks, who named it Neapolis (new city). The city center is a World Heritage site. Next, explore another UNESCO site, Pompeii, a once-forgotten city covered in ash from a volcanic eruption in 79 AD that was accidentally discovered about 1,700 years later. You’ll then continue your tour along coastal roads to the seaside village of Amalfi, known for its colorful terraces that sit on dramatic cliffs. During your free time, wander the public plazas, enjoying the many cafes and shops, where red coral jewelry is a popular gift to take home. Two nights of accommodation in Amalfi at your choice of a 3-star, 4-star hotel (select when booking) and some meals are included; you’ll have free time for other meals.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Accommodation depending on the hotel category is at the hotel Fontana 3* or La Bussola 4* or Lidomare 3*

Day 2: Amalfi

Stop At: Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Amalfi, Amalfi Coast, Province of Salerno, Campania
Amalfi is a city in a striking natural environment under the steep cliffs on the south-west coast of Italy. Between the ninth and eleventh centuries, it was the seat of a powerful maritime republic. In the heart of the city, the Cathedral of Sant'Andrea, of the Arab-Norman era, is characterized by a striped Byzantine facade.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Accommodation depending on the hotel category is at the hotel Fontana 3* or La Bussola 4* or Lidomare 3*

Day 3: Amalfi-Rome

Stop At: Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Amalfi, Amalfi Coast, Province of Salerno, Campania
Amalfi is a city in a striking natural environment under the steep cliffs on the south-west coast of Italy. Between the ninth and eleventh centuries, it was the seat of a powerful maritime republic. In the heart of the city, the Cathedral of Sant'Andrea, of the Arab-Norman era, is characterized by a striped Byzantine facade.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

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3-Day Italy Trip: Florence and Pisa

3-Day Italy Trip: Florence and Pisa - RM, Italy
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Duration: 3 days
Location: RM, Italy

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$463.35

Escape to the romance of Tuscany on a 3-day tour from Rome! The rolling hills of Tuscany continue to shape Italy's rich culture, be it through art, history or the finest Italian produce. Departing Rome, you will travel to the heart of Tuscany in Florence ... More info ›

Escape to the romance of Tuscany on a 3-day tour from Rome! The rolling hills of Tuscany continue to shape Italy's rich culture, be it through art, history or the finest Italian produce. Departing Rome, you will travel to the heart of Tuscany in Florence. The city is home to an abundance of paintings and sculptures housed in numerous galleries and public squares. Next it's onto Pisa with its biggest attraction, the Leaning Tower.

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Day 1: Rome-Florence

Stop At: Gallerie Degli Uffizi, Florence, Tuscany
Firenze, capoluogo della Toscana, ospita molti capolavori dell'arte e dell'architettura rinascimentale. Uno dei luoghi più celebri è il Duomo, la cattedrale con cupola di tegole progettata dal Brunelleschi e il campanile di Giotto. La Galleria dell'Accademia espone la scultura del David di Michelangelo mentre nella Galleria degli Uffizi si trovano La nascita di Venere di Botticelli e l’Annunciazione di Leonardo da Vinci.
Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at Corona D'Italia a 3* hotel or at Hotel De La Ville a 4 * hotel depending on the hotel category selected

Day 2: Florence-Pisa-Florence

Stop At: Piazza dei Miracoli, Pisa, Province of Pisa, Tuscany
Pisa known above all for the famous leaning tower. Already off-axis to its completion, in 1372. Piazza dei Miracoli houses the monumental Camposanto and the Baptistery, where every day non-professional singers put themselves to the test with their famous acoustics.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Corona D'Italia a 3* hotel or at Hotel De La Ville a 4 * hotel depending on the hotel category selected

Day 3: Florence-Rome

Stop At: Piazza della Signoria, Florence, Tuscany
A walk through history among works of art unique in the world.
An open-air museum, full of architectural masterpieces and works of art unique in the world: the historic center of Florence, enclosed in the ancient layout of the medieval walls, houses the most important cultural heritage of the city and has been declared by UNESCO Heritage Humanity.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

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Rome in 2 Days Tour including Coliseum Trevi Fountain Vatican and Sistine Chapel

Rome in 2 Days Tour including Coliseum Trevi Fountain Vatican and Sistine Chapel - Rome, Italy

Duration: 2 days
Location: Rome, Italy

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$169.21

You will have the services of a private guide for the whole 2 days on this private tour to see the very best that Rome has to offer.
The tour includes a visit to the Coliseum (including the inside), the Roman Forum, Il Vittoriano, Piazza Venezia, the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon and Piazza Navona.  There is also a visit to Vatican City to see the museums, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica ... More info ›

You will have the services of a private guide for the whole 2 days on this private tour to see the very best that Rome has to offer.
The tour includes a visit to the Coliseum (including the inside), the Roman Forum, Il Vittoriano, Piazza Venezia, the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon and Piazza Navona.  There is also a visit to Vatican City to see the museums, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. Entrance fees are included.
 

DAY 1 – 4 hours
You will meet your guide at the Coliseum and with skip-the-line tickets go directly to the interior of this wonderful amphitheatre to learn something of its history.  Following this you are taken outside once more to see the Arch of Constantine and then you take a short walk to the Roman Forum.  The Forum was the centre of political, religious and social life in ancient Rome.  A walk up the famous Sacred Way brings you to the Capitoline Hill and the Vittoriano;  an impressive monument and one of the most stunning built in  modern Italian times.
Next you visit one of the most famous fountains in the world – the Trevi Fountain. If you are superstitious throw a coin in the fountain and you will be sure to return to Rome one day!
Some magnificent buildings are to be seen in the Government District – the next part of our tour.  Here you will see the Parliament Building, the Palace of the Council of Ministers and the Column of Marcus Aurelius.
A walk down Rome’s narrow streets brings you to Raphael’s tomb; the remains of this famous Renaissance painter and architect are housed in the splendid Pantheon.  The tour then continues past the Ancient Baths of Nero to Piazza Navona where it is time for a photo beside Bernini’s famous Fountain of the Four Rivers.
DAY 2 – 3 hours
Your second day is spent in Vatican City.  You will meet your guide at the entrance to the Vatican museums and as this is a small group tour there is the opportunity to go at your own pace and also to visit some of the smaller rooms not on the usual tourist itinerary.
First stop is the Belvedere Courtyard followed by the Pio-Clementine Museum with its magnificent collection of ancient Roman and Greek statues.  Then you visit some of the famous galleries; the Gallery of Tapestries ad the Gallery of Geographic Maps.
There are numerous rooms in the musuems housing wonderful treasures; you will be taken to see the largest canvas in the Vatican displayed in the Sobiesky Room and the wonderful frescoes in the Immaculate Conception Room.
Perhaps the most famous rooms in the Vatican are those painted by Raphael for Pope Julius II.  Here in Raphael’s Rooms you will see some of the artist’s greatest masterpieces, the Parnassus and School of Athens.
Then it is on to the Sistine Chapel. Once inside you will see Michelangelo’s famous ceiling frescoes as well as those on the chapel walls painted by Botticelli and other Renaissance artists. 
When you leave the Sistine Chapel you  enter Saint Peter’s Basilica.  This wonderful church houses Michelangelo’s Pietà, Bernini’s Baldacchino as well as a host of other monuments in honor of Saints and past Popes.
The tour ends in Saint Peter’s Square where you will see the Pope’s Palace and a final photo opportunity, the colorful Swiss Guard.

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