Archeology and Baroque Rome in a Day Tour

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  • Highlights

7-hour walking tour around the beauties of Ancient and Baroque Rome

Private, licensed guide to be with you the whole time for a customized experience

Maximize your time in the city with our pre-purchased, skip the line tickets to the Colosseum and the Roman Forum

Discover the numerous layers of history scattered throughout Rome

  • Itinerary

Colosseum
Roman Forum
Capitol Hill
Spanish Steps
Trevi Fountain
Pietra Square
Church of St. Ignatius
Pantheon
Church of St. Luis of the French
Navona Square

Tour Description

Archaeology and Baroque Rome in a day is the right tour for you! You will hit the most important monuments of Ancient Rome, such as the Colosseum and the Roman Forum, while discovering also the beautiful and elegant Baroque squares and fountains scattered throughout the city centre.

Don’t worry about waiting in line! You will enter the Colosseum with our pre-booked skip the line tickets. Once inside you will visit the impressive amphitheater with your guide, to see the place where famous gladiators did several combats against lions and tigers or against other gladiators. Your private guide will tell you all about the history of the Colosseum, the life of the gladiators, the power of the senators and emperors. You will then head to the Roman Forum, once the core of life in Ancient Rome. The Forum was the main square where all important events, such as markets, processions, public speeches and trails, used to take place. Here you will admire the stunning ruins of Ancient Roman buildings.

Your next stop will be the Capitol Hill. This is the place where the citadel of the early inhabitants of Ancient Rome was located. Today the building hosts the city hall and the Mayor of Rome. Here you will also admire the fabulous square designed by Michelangelo, hosting in its centre a copy of the beautiful bronze statue depicting Marcus Aurelius riding his horse. The original statue is hosted inside the Capitoline Museums.

Following the itinerary of your tour you will begin the discovery of Baroque Rome. You will stop at the most iconic locations in Rome, such as Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Pietra Square and the Pantheon. Afterwards, you will hit some of the most beautiful churches in Rome. You will visit the Church of St. Ignatius with its fake dome but also the Church of St. Luis of the French, where amazing paintings by Caravaggio are preserved. The last stop of your tour will be Navona Square, where you will admire one of Bernini’s masterpieces: the Fountain of the Four Rivers.

With this tour you will be accompanied by our local, knowledgeable, private guide and you will get to know the beating heart of Rome.

Tour's Notes

Please note:
Please bring an ID document for children as proof of age for the reduced price tickets.
When accessing the monument, Colosseum visitors will be asked to pass security checks, even when entering with pre-booked tickets or vouchers. Please make sure you DO NOT have pointed large umbrellas and knives of any sizes with you. Liquids are allowed but only if in plastic bottles. Remember that you can refill your containers in the fountains inside the Colosseum. Backpacks are allowed inside the Colosseum if very small in size; shoulder bags or handbags are permitted if regular size.
Entrance fees not mentioned as included will be paid on site.
We suggest you wear comfortable shoes, as a moderate amount of walking is involved in this tour.
This tour operates in all weather conditions.

If you need any additional information or you have special requests, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our office is open from 10:00am to 8:00pm, 7 days a week:
Office numbers: +39063204914 or +390645550626
Toll free number from Usa and Canada 1-855-774-7031
E-mail address: info@colosseumandvaticantours.com
Emergency number: +39 347 3958166. This number works when our office is closed, from 7:00am to 10:00am and from 8:00pm to 11:00pm.

This tour is available every day with the exception of the first Sunday of every month, January 1st, May 1st, June 2nd, December 25th.

  • Included

7-hour private guide
Skip the line tickets (16 euros) + reservation fee (2 euros)

  • Not Included

Other entrance fees, if requested
Gratuities
Transportation

  • Meeting Point
By the short side of the Arch of Constantine, facing the Colosseum
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