Rome is a city that is steeped in history, with layers of ancient ruins and Renaissance beauty woven together. If you want to truly experience all that this incredible city has to offer, a private tour is definitely the way to go. And what better way to do so than with a full-day Ancient and Renaissance Rome private tour? On this tour, you will have the opportunity to stroll through the city’s main highlights and hidden gems that only locals know about, from the Colosseum to the heart of Renaissance Rome.
Ancient Rome: Colosseum, Roman Forum and Campidoglio Hill
The Rome Day Tour is a perfect way to get a comprehensive overview of the city, especially if you are on a short stay. The tour starts at the core of Ancient Rome, where you will visit the Colosseum and the Roman Forum. These magnificent structures are not only stunning, but also represent the rich history of Rome.
The Colosseum is an incredible feat of engineering and design, and it’s hard not to be impressed by its size and grandeur. As you walk around the amphitheater, your guide will provide you with fascinating insights into the history of the Colosseum and the gladiators who once fought there.
As you stroll through the Imperial Forums, you will climb up to the Campidoglio Hill. Here, you will find yourself surrounded by the gorgeous square designed by Michelangelo, and you will learn about the fall of the Roman Empire, the dramatic plunders of the Middle Age, and the glorious rebirth of the city during the Renaissance.
Afterwards, you will take a break and enjoy some local specialties at a traditional family-owned trattoria in the beautiful Jewish quarter. One of the highlights of the tour is definitely the hidden gems that only locals know about. Your guide leads you through charming backstreets and alleys, pointing out unique boutiques that you would never have discovered on your own.
Renaissance Rome: Piazza Farnese, Campo dei Fiori, and Piazza Navona
The afternoon walk will be in the heart of Renaissance and Baroque Rome, where you will visit some of the best squares in the city, including Piazza Farnese, Campo dei Fiori, and Piazza Navona. You will also take a stroll through picturesque back alleys and hidden spots, avoiding the tourist crowds, and appreciating the real Rome, full of local workshops, artisan boutiques, and delicious street food shops.
The tour ends at the Pantheon, close to one of the best caffetterias in town. This is the perfect location to get your last tips and information while tasting an authentic gelato or the best espresso in town!
As the day comes to a close, you feel like what kind of richness Rome has to offer. From the ancient ruins to the Renaissance masterpieces, the city is truly a treasure trove of history and culture. And with the help of our knowledgeable guide, you are able to see a side of the city that most tourists never get to experience.
The Rome Private Tour is 100% personalized according to your needs. With this tour, you will get to experience Rome in a unique and unforgettable way, away from the hustle and bustle of the tourist crowds.
If you are planning a trip to Rome, don’t miss the chance to explore this beautiful city with a private tour that takes you from the Colosseum to the heart of Renaissance Rome. This tour is the perfect way to get an overview of the city’s rich history and culture, while also enjoying some delicious food and exploring hidden spots that you might not find on your own.