A taste of eternity culled from the monuments, the streets and squares of one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
The image of Rome the "Eternal City" will be preserved in your mind forever and will delight your thoughts. You will instantly get a feel for this unique City, merely by walking along its ancient, lively streets and squares.
A guided walk to admire Piazza di Spagna and Trinità dei Monti; the magnifient Trevi Fountain the symbol of the Dolce Vita (sweet life). The marvellous Piazza Navona and the spectacular Fountain of the Four Rivers by Bernini.
Your driver will take you on a wonderful scenic tour during which you will be shown the Colosseum (symbol of the city), Saint Peter's Square, the centre of Christianity, with the wonderful Basilica.
A journey through history, from the origins of Western civilization to the present, embodied in the fabric of the city, a UNESCO world heritage site, which preserves exceptional testimonies from every age, from the imposing monuments of the old town to the Early Christian basilicas and the masterpieces inherited from the Byzantine and Renaissance periods, from the artistic and monumental heritage of Papal Rome and of the Baroque period to the bubbling, cultural vitality of the modern city.
Experience the unique atmosphere of this city, which has been the melting pot of races and cultures for thousands of years. Which is one of the reason why Rome has always been considered the emblematic capital of the Mediterranean.
As soon as you get to Rome, you will be greeted by an English speaking expert local guide who will lead you on an unforgettable walk to discover the heart of the city.
You will be captured by lively Piazza di Spagna, with its splendid Spanish Steps (18th century) and Trinità dei Monti; admire the famous luxury shopping streets and throw a coin into the magnificent Trevi Fountain, always teeming with tourists, longing to see this symbol of the "dolce vita" (the sweet life).
Walking along the ancient, narrow streets, one suddenly comes across the superb Pantheon (II century BC.) with its amazing open dome that is still the largest in the world - where the kings of Italy and Raphael are buried.
Emerging onto Piazza Navona, which covers the area of the ancient stadium of the Emperor Domitian, one can admire a masterpiece by Bernini: the spectacular "Fountain of the Four Rivers", in the middle of the square.
At the end of the tour you will have time to appreciate the famous Roman cuisine, when you lunch in one of the inviting Roman restaurants.
Your driver will then take you for a wonderful scenic tour during which you can admire the most important monuments of Imperial Rome: the Colosseum (72 AD), symbol of the city, the archaeological area of the Roman Forum, Piazza Venezia, with the impressive monument named Vittoriano and finally, on the other side of the River Tiber, you will be able to see Saint Peter's Square, the centre of Christianity, with the splendid Basilica dominated by the dome designed by Michelangelo and surrounded by Bernini's monumental colonnade.
At the end of the visit, your driver will take you to the breathtaking terrace of the Gianicolo Park, from which you can cast a farewell glance over the magnificent city.
This tour includes: pick up and drop off at your hotel*, transport in a luxury minivan, a qualified English speaking driver, a tour of Rome with a professional English speaking local guide.
*For those staying in hotels in the downtown.
**The driver leads the tour providing general introductory information. He is not allowed to lead a guided visit inside a city centre, nor to provide historical and artistic information inside museums or churches.