In 48 hours, experience the famous attractions of Rome in your own private deluxe vehicle visiting some of the most famous sites such as Colosseum and Vatican Museums.
Duration : 8 hrs.
Tour Type: Colosseum, Spanish Steps, Pantheon, Capitoline Hill, Trevi Fountain.
Languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Italian (other languages are available on request)
Tour begins whit introductory sightseeing of the city center. Your driver will take you to the medieval streets, where narrow streets, cafes, and tourists all mingle. You will see the unique squares Rome is so famous for such as Piazza Navona, Spanish Steps, and Santa Maria Della Pace, a small church with beautiful artworks of famous painters.
At the Trevi Fountain, toss in a few coins, this will give you good luck and a return to Rome again someday. See the Patheon in the distance and the unmissable dome. Next, visit Emperor Hadrian’s Mausoleum, who was regarded as a strong emperor devout in strengthening the Roman Empire during his reign. From the St Angel’s Bridge, view the fortresses and enjoy views of the St. Peter’s Basilica and the Colonnaded Square gleaming and glowing in illumination.
This ends the morning tour after which you proceed to lunch and walk around and explore the surrounding historic buildings on your own.
In the evening you will see the genius of Michelangelo’s frescoes and his depiction of the Last Judgment. Your guide will share interesting facts about the artists, the popes, the emperors to give you an idea of how they changed the course of history and how the world viewed Rome through the lenses of music, art, architecture, and endeavors of the human spirit. The Dome and structure of St Peter’s Basilica will leave you spellbound. Here you will see one of the most endearing artworks of Michelangelo ever created and the only one he signed! The “Pieta” depicts Mother Mary cradling Jesus in her arms after his crucifixion. St ’Peter’s Basilica is also home to Bernini’s Baldacchino a large Baroque sculpted bronze canopy, below which is the resting place of St Peter’s.
The tour continues after lunch with visiting Vatican city, which has the most amazing art collection in the world. Your private guide, who has years of knowledge in art and Roman history, will share amazing stories of the artworks, their creators, and amazing facts in the Vatican Museums. From Roman and Greek sculptures in Raphael’s room to the rich tapestries which adorn the Gallery of Tapestry to the Gallery of Maps showcasing the topographical maps of Italy. You will learn how art came to become so important in Rome and the different periods of art such as the Renaissance and Baroque which influenced the artworks. From the Gallery of Maps, you will view the beauty of the Vatican Gardens withs its unique botanical treasures and historical fountains. At the Trevi Fountain, toss in a few coins, this will give you good luck and a return to Rome again someday. See the Patheon in the distance and the unmissable dome. Next, visit Emperor Hadrian’s Mausoleum, who was regarded as a strong emperor devout in strengthening the Roman Empire during his reign. From the St Angel’s Bridge, view the fortresses and enjoy views of the St. Peter’s Basilica and the Colonnaded Square gleaming and glowing in illumination.
The Rome In Two Days tour 1st day ends here, your driver will take you back to the Hotel or will be more than happy to suggest a suitable place for a meal or a drink.
Hear from your guide about the gladiators and animals, the spectators, and the emperors who graced the arena and witnessed heroism, tragedy, triumph, and much more. The Palatine Hill will take you back to a time where the hill was famous for the residences of emperors and nobility. As you stroll along the “Via Sacra”, your guide will explain about the famous emperors who have paraded here, so long ago as they relished int heir triumphant conquests.
Hear about Augustus, Hadrian and Julius Caesar. You will see remains of the Old Senate, the dwellings of the Vestal Virgins in the Temple of Vesta who kept the eternal flame burning for the well-being of Rome as well as view Septimius Severus.
Your morning tour ends here, and you can stay a little longer to enjoy this special part of Rome or grab some lunch in the neighborhood.
Traveling in the luxury of a chauffeured vehicle, you will be driven along the Old Appian Way, which was one of the most important and strategic roads of ancient Rome towards the Catacombs. They are formed by a total of about 150km of tunnels and galleries underground which was home to old cemeteries of the early Christians. You will also see the tracks of the Circus Maximus which was famous for its chariot racing and view what remains of the palaces of the ancient on Palatine Hill. You will visit the Mouth of Truth, an ancient lie detector of the past. Your trip continues and takes you to the Temple of Hercules and the Temple of Portunus, which is still preserved today. Your visit will also include Portico D’Ottavia, the Theatre of Marcellus, and the old Jewish Ghetto. Your tour concludes at the spot of Julius Caesar’s assassination.
The tour ends here, and we will drop you at the agreed location of your choice.
9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Sightseeing tour of the historical center with a private car and driver (pick up at Hotel)
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm – 1.5-hour break for lunch
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm – Vatican Museum/Sistine Chapel/St Peter’s Basilica Private tour with a professional guide (meet your guide at the entrance of the Vatican Museums)
4:30 pm pick-up for your hotel
9:00 am pick-up at your hotel
9:30 am- 12:30 am – Colosseum, Roman Forum, Palatine Hill private tour with a professional guide (meet the guide near the Colosseum)
12:30 am – 2:00 pm – 1hr break for lunch
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Catacombs group tour with a professional guide (drop-off at the Hotel)
(program schedule may vary depending on availabilities)
Your Rome in two days tour itinerary can be adjusted to your requirements. Just contact us to let us know how we can make this trip the most memorable for you and your loved ones.