Joining private tours in Rome or getting a private Rome tour guide, both are amazing solutions to visit Rome at your own pace. This article will show you the huge advantages you’ll have when you explore Rome with a private guide, as well as a few recommendations for great private tours in the Italian capital.
Why the Best Private Tours in Rome Are Organized by Locals
In this previous article, we elaborately discussed the five main reasons why the highest-rated and best private tours in Rome are those that are done by locals. They’re the key characteristics of all popular tours.
- Local tour guides know secret spots, amazing restaurants, tips and tricks, fun facts,… They tie together all other features of the best private Rome tours.
- Family-friendliness is essential to keep the entire family entertained.
- Small group sizes allow for an exclusive and personal experience.
- Total customizability provides freedom and convenience to the customer.
- Off-the-beaten-path places and locations often result in the best memories.
Our Private Tours in Rome Recommendations to Explore Rome at Your Own Pace
Let’s now take a closer look at three of our very best private tours in Rome. We’ve selected them based on category, taking care to discuss one example in three of our most popular categories: Vatican City, food, and Ancient Rome and the Colosseum.
1. Private Vatican Tour
Touring Vatican City with a private Rome tour guide is a fantastic idea! Even though this is a classic tourist attraction in Rome, the You Local Rome team lets you experience this majestic place in a totally different and exciting way.
As the heart of Christianity, a country within a city, the Vatican oozes mystery and magnificence, humility and decadence, all at the same time. It’s a fascinating place to visit, home to some of the world’s greatest cultural landmarks.
For lots of more information about this amazing Vatican City tour, one of our best private tours in Rome, you can check out the tour page.
2. Private Ancient Rome and Colosseum Tour
Rome is, of course, renowned around the world for being one of the origins of modern civilization. Ancient Rome is arguably the most well-known and iconic superpower of Antiquity, famous for its military campaigns, technological innovations, sculptural art, imposing monuments and architecture, and gladiators.
As such, Colosseum tours in Rome are basically obligatory when visiting the Italian capital for the first time. It’d really be a shame to miss these world-class attractions. And they’re even better with a private Rome tour guide!
Our own Ancient Rome and Colosseum private walking tour takes travelers to magnificent places like the Colosseum itself, the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill.
It’s a wonderful way to discover the treasures of Ancient Rome. Participants will enjoy listening to stories of Roman gladiators and gods, and see beautiful landmarks like the Circus Maximus and Temple of Julius Caesar.
If you’re interested in learning more about this wonderful walking journey through history, you can find lots more details here.
3. Private Food Tour of Rome
As the capital of Italy, which is one of the world’s culinary hotspots, Rome could rightly be regarded as one of the top food cities in the world. Therefore, we also offer private food tours of Rome, so that visitors can go beyond the architecture and art, and also literally smell and taste an aspect of Roman culture. Rome is, after all, much more than the Vatican and the Colosseum
On this delightful culinary journey, a local expert will guide participants through the heart of Rome on a search for the city’s best food. The tour kicks off at the historic Campo de’ Fiori Market, the perfect place to learn about the traditions of Italian farmers and seasonal produce.
It also takes visitors to the historic bakeries and “secret” food shops in the Jewish district and Pantheon area. There, amazing street food that only locals know about awaits. Our private food tour in Rome features no fewer than eight different food tastings, to be enjoyed while exploring Rome’s historic core.
You can find more details about our private Rome food tour here.
We’d also like to point out that all our private tours in Rome are flexible and can be customized to accommodate all customers’ needs, desires, wants and requests.