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Exclusive Best of Rome in Two Days VIP Private Tour

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Exclusive Best of Rome in Two Days VIP Private Tour

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Experience a special two-day private tour to enjoy the best of Rome. See the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel. Explore the Colosseum with the Roman Forum. Discover the amazing Catacombs and admire the beauties of the historical center.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 2 days
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Live tour guide
English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian
Pickup included
Pickup available at Hotels, B&bs, apartments, vacation rentals in the city center only. If out of the city center, pick up and Drop off rate to be arranged on request. If you are staying in an Hotel with a lobby, please wait your driver there. If you are staying in an apartment without a lobby, please wait the driver in the street near your house number. For the Colosseum Tour: meeting point is at the Fun Tour Agency, Via della Polveriera, 8. The Agency is located on top of the Colosseum Metro Station. You have to cross the little pedestrian bridge facing the Colosseum, at which point it will be 100 meters away.
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The experience
  • Have the best time in Rome in 2 days, seeing all the highlights and the intimate sites too
  • Skip the Line Vatican and Sistine Chapel Private Tour
  • Skip the Line Colosseum and Roman Forum Private Tour
  • Be taken on a private sightseeing tour with a driver
  • Learn on a small group tour of the Appian Way and Catacombs
Full description

Join this two-day private sightseeing and historical tour to discover the Eternal City. On the first day, you will be picked up at your hotel in Rome, though the exact departure time may vary—the final program will be sent to you via email a few days before the tour. Your private driver will bring you away from the usual tourist itineraries to capture the unforgettable sensual atmospheres of charming squares like Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona, and Santa Maria Della Pace. You will then appreciate the Baroque masterpiece, the Trevi Fountain, the silent flow of the Tiber River, and the beautiful Pantheon. Your promenade will continue to Emperor Hadrian’s Mausoleum and legendary Ponte Sant'Angelo to enjoy a fantastic sight of the Castello Sant'Angelo. After a 1-hour break for lunch (not included) you will have a skip-the-line private tour of the Vatican Museum. Here you will see the art collected by Popes throughout the centuries, the Gallery of Maps with views of the Vatican Gardens, the Tapestry Gallery, and eventually, the Sistine Chapel painted by the Renaissance genius, Michelangelo. On the second day, you will embark on a 45-minute tour of the mysterious catacombs, situated along the old Appian Way, some 93 miles (150km) of underground galleries used as cemeteries by early Christians under Roman persecutions. After the tour, you will have a small panoramic tour to reach Colosseum. After a 1-hour and a half break for lunch (not included), you will have a private skip-the-line tour in the symbol of the Ancient Roman world, the Colosseum. Discover the construction techniques invented by the Romans, and hear about the skills of the gladiators and the violent exotic animal fights. Afterward, explore the Palatine Hill, the residence of the Roman Emperors, and the Roman Forum, the center of political, religious, and commercial life at that time. You will see the old Senate House, Temple of Vesta, Triumphal Arches of Constantine, Titus, and Septimius Severus.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Downtown Rome only
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle or minivan
  • Permission to enter Rome city center
  • Parking Fees
  • 6-hour professional tour guide service
  • Reservation service for special/skip the line entrance to the Vatican Museum
  • Admission fees with privileged entrance Colosseum/Roman Forum/Palatine Hill
  • Reservation service for special/skip the line entrance to the Colosseum/Roman Forum/Palatine Hill
  • Admission fees with privileged entrance Catacombs
  • 45 minute-group tour inside the Catacombs
  • English speaking driver for the sightseeing tour on the first day
  • Insurance
  • Tax
  • VAT
  • Food and drinks
  • Guide service for the panoramic tour
  • Gratuities (recommended)
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 15 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • A Green COVID pass, which shows that you have either received the COVID vaccine or have tested negative in the past 48-hours.
  • The transportation will be held by a short limousine up to 4 people, for more people we will use a mini-van.
  • Selfie sticks cannot be used inside the Colosseum for security reasons.
  • The first tour is not a guided tour but only a sightseeing tour without guide.
  •  A dress code is required to enter places of worship and Vatican Museum. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women.
  •  A minimum of 2 people per booking is required. A maximum of 7 people per booking.
  •  You can not get to the Colosseum with large bags, backpacks, or suitcases. You may bring small bags, but there is no cloakroom service inside the Colosseum to accommodate large items.
  •  Skip the line access to all the sites is included in the itinerary, but on some days there could be a line to pass through the security check.
Customer reviews

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4.5 /5

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We had fantastic guides for all activities. The VIP tour is a great value. We saw more of Rome than we could have if we tried to purchase individual packages. We were able to tailor the tour of Rome to our family desires. Tour of Rome and Catacombs were provided by Marco Aggettola and crew. They were all great! At the Colosseum our guide Lucina was fabulous and at the Vatican we had Giuse, who was wonderful. All guides were very friendly and knowledgeable.

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June 15, 2019

Wir hatten 2 Tage vormittags von 10:30 bis ca 15 Uhr einen Fahrer, der uns vom Hotel abholte (schwarzer Mercedes V-Klasse mit Klima) und uns bei div Sehenswürdigkeiten hinaus ließ. Am ersten Tag Pietro F. ein extrem sympathischer älterer Herr, am 2. Tag Carlo, ebenfalls sehr nett. Beide konnten sich auf Englisch gut verständigen. Unsere Reiseleiterin für den Nachmittag war Katharina, eine Römerin mit Deutscher Mutter. Katharina studierte Kunstgeschichte u war sehr versiert was all unsere Fragen anbelangte. Man muss sich nur ein Wenig drauf einstellen, dass man z B in den Katakomben eine englische u keine deutsche Führung bekommt. Überhaupt, wenn man so wie wir kein Italienisch spricht, muss man sich eben oft bei div Führungen mit Englisch begnügen, auch wenn es theoretisch auch deutsche Führungen gibt, werden diese auch mal in die englischen Gruppen integriert. Wir waren auf jeden Fall sehr zufrieden und fühlten uns rundum wohl. Wir waren Ende September hier.

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September 17, 2021


Driver took us to great places we had never heard about - so many gems. But spent way too much time on guided tour through the coliseum and the forum was a rush without time to absorb or appreciate.

June 6, 2019

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