Best Rome Tour
A small, friendly group of 24–28 people — half the size of most tour groups
Full-time services of a professional Rick Steves guide and local experts who will make the fascinating history, art, and culture of Rome come alive for you
All tours and admissions — at no extra cost — covering at least 16 sightseeing events • Pantheon • Evening walk through Rome including Trevi Fountain • Rome panoramic bus tour • Catacombs of San Sebastiano • 7-day Metro Pass • Ancient Rome walking tour • Roman Forum • Colosseum • San Clemente Church • Rome neighborhood walking tour • Trastevere food tour • Day trip to Ostia Antica • Vatican Museums • Sistine Chapel • St. Peter’s Basilica • Borghese Gallery…and more
All group transportation during the week in and around Rome
6 nights’ accommodations in a memorable, centrally located hotel
All breakfasts and half your dinners
All tips for guides and driver
A tour kit including a guidebook (or books) and a moneybelt
Guaranteed tour price, locked in the moment you make your deposit
Optional single supplements — this tour has a limited number of private rooms for solo travelers for an additional fee
Tour alum discount of $50 for each tour you’ve taken prior to 2019
50% discount on a consulting appointment with our in-house experts to assist with your pre- or post-tour travel plans
Flexibility should you need to transfer or cancel your tour.
Day 1: Welcome to Rome (Best Rome Tour)
Best Rome Tour We should get together at our inn for a gathering at 3 p.m. this evening. After an introduction stroll through our neighborhood, we’ll get acquainted with Rome’s productive metro framework and afterward appreciate an “Am-I-extremely here?” dolce vita walk around the core of Rome, dousing up the city’s night atmosphere at the tasteful Piazza Navona and the astoundingly saved, 2,000-year-old Pantheon. Our day will end with an opportunity to acclimate amid a “Welcome to Rome” supper together. Strolling: direct.
Day 2: Ancient Rome (Best Rome Tour)
After breakfast we’ll ride the metro back so as to old Rome. We’ll touch base at multilayered San Clemente — a twelfth century church sitting on a fourth-century basilica and a past Roman sanctuary. At that point we’ll visit and hear striking stories of the overwhelming Colosseum. After a break for lunch, we’ll visit antiquated Rome’s origination: the Forum. You’ll have whatever is left of the evening and night allowed to meander through the close-by Palatine remnants, see Michelangelo’s Moses at St. Diminish in-Chains Church or move to the highest point of the Victor Emmanuel Monument to appreciate the city see (keep in mind to enjoy a frothy cappuccino in the middle). Strolling: strenuous.
Day 3: Neighborhood Rome (Best Rome Tour)
Today we’ll investigate Rome, with a Vespa-evading strolling visit through our guide’s most loved neighborhood. At that point we’ll eat our way through Rome’s Trastevere neighborhood, finding out about the convention of Italian food from the ages of families creating these delicious Roman claims to fame. Treats will incorporate (yet are not restricted to) porchetta, pizza, and parmigiano. A short time later you have a free night to make your own particular neighborhood revelations. Strolling: direct.
Day 4: St. Subside’s and the Vatican Museums (Best Rome Tour)
Today we’ll center around Renaissance Rome. We’ll meet our neighborhood master on the opposite side of the Tiber River and take a guided voyage through the sprawling Vatican Museums, where we’ll see a perpetual accumulation of fortunes as we advance toward one of the world’s most renowned show-stoppers: Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel. We’ll proceed to the best church in Christendom, the remarkable St. Dwindle’s Basilica. Whatever remains of your day is allowed to meander through this massive church and investigate a greater amount of the Eternal City all alone. No transport. Strolling: strenuous.
Day 5: Day Trip to Ostia Antica (Best Rome Tour)
Today we’ll wander outside the city, visiting the remnants of Rome’s first settlement, Ostia Antica, the antiquated seaport which associated Rome to its regularly extending Mediterranean domain. Not at all like Rome’s politically situated Forum, our stroll through Ostia allows us to imagine the day by day lives of shippers and skilled workers, and acknowledge wonderfully saved mosaics. As we make a beeline for Rome, we’ll take an all encompassing transport visit as we keep on peeling without end the cluttered layers of this interesting city, finding out about Rome as Italy’s political capital, the capital of Catholicism, and the focal point of the old world. In transit, we’ll proceed down the antiquated “Ruler of Roads,” the Appian Way, ceasing to visit the frightful Catacombs of San Sebastiano. Touching base back in our Rome neighborhood, you’ll be free for supper all alone. Transport: 3 hours. Strolling: direct.
Day 6: Rome’s Baroque Treasures (Best Rome Tour)
We’ll start with a guided voyage through sheer excellence in the Borghese Gallery. Bernini’s most smooth and similar models dwell here — his athletic David and sensitive Apollo and Daphne — and magnum opuses by Canova, Caravaggio, Titian, and Raphael. Your evening is allowed to unwind in the encompassing park, meander through a greater amount of Rome, or do some very late shopping. Today around evening time we’ll have one final supper together to share travel recollections and toast new companions. Salute! Strolling: direct.
Day 7: Tour Over After Breakfast (Best Rome Tour)
Breakfast is given, however there are no gathering exercises today. It’s a breeze to achieve Rome’s air terminals by taxi or prepare. Your guide will assist you with any post-visit arranging, abandoning you very much arranged for the street ahead.