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Rome: Amalfi Coast and Positano Day Trip with Coastal Cruise

1. Rome: Amalfi Coast and Positano Day Trip with Coastal Cruise

Take a break from the busy city of Rome on this unique and scenic adventure. Our tour will offer you the opportunity to discover the Amalfi Coast from an unforgettable perspective: That of a fantastic boat cruise on the sea to observe and discover any corner of the Amalfi coast which docks in Positano and Amalfi! A comfortable air-conditioned bus takes us from Rome to the Salerno harbour. In just a short time, you will board your cruise ship as you prepare to set sail for Positano. Here, you will have free time to explore the incredible seaside town of Positano. Marvel at its winding roads, discover its myriad local shops, and enjoy some time on the stunning beaches of Positano where there’s no such thing as too many pictures. Once you are back on the boat, your guide will prepare you for you next stop – the lovely town of Amalfi. Here, you will have time to discover one of the most ancient cities of Italy and its astonishing views, cuisine, and immersive culture. Our tour also provides you with a special opportunity to visit the the incredible Amalfi cathedral which is an incredible Roman Catholic Duomo dedicated to Apostle Saint Andrew. Discover its classic relics and renowned architecture or simply continue to roam the iconic streets of Amalfi. In Amalfi, you will also have time to taste the town’s most famous local product – Limoncello! Visit one of the oldest artisanal Limoncello producers in town, and learn just how the delicious liquor is produced. With your bags packed full of local delicasies, you’ll enjoy the views from the boat one final time before taking a comfortable drive back to Rome. Take a well-deserved rest, watch the beautiful countryside, or spend some time planning your next trip to the Amalfi coast – because one visit is never enough!

Rome: Borghese Gallery Ticket with Optional Guided Tour

2. Rome: Borghese Gallery Ticket with Optional Guided Tour

Learn about Cardinal Borghese's vast art collection and the stories behind each piece on this guided tour of the Borghese Gallery and Gardens. Stroll along shady lanes among sculptures and tranquil fountains. Cardinal Scipione Borghese commissioned both the Villa Borghese itself and many of the great works still on display in its gallery. Works by Bernini, Caravaggio, and Titian remain in their original settings, as envisioned by the Cardinal, a fiercely determined collector. Strictly-controlled entry to the Villa and Gallery can make booking difficult and complicated. This package lets you avoid the organizing and even skip the line to get in when you arrive. During this fully-guided tour you’ll hear more about Cardinal Borghese’s quest to complete his collection, and the stories behind the artworks themselves, including Bernini’s "Apollo and Daphne", Canova’s "Pauline Bonaparte", Caravaggio’s "St. Jerome" and Raphael’s "The Deposition". Your guide will be an English speaker and an expert on the collection, and audio headsets ensure you’ll hear every word they say. The tour also includes a visit to the Borghese Gardens: once the Cardinal’s private park, now a favourite spot for locals to relax among sculptures, plants, and water features, and get away from it all.

Rome: 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off River Cruise

3. Rome: 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off River Cruise

Experience the sights of Rome from the River Tiber with a ticket to the hop-on and hop off boat cruise for 24 hours. Relax on the open upper decks or comfortable lower lounges, while the on board commentary provides a history of the city and bridges as they glide by. Stretching from the bridge of Nenni to Tiberina Island, the total distance of the cruise is approximately 6 kilometers (3.6 miles). Your ticket is valid for any departure from 4 stops:  1. Isola Tiberina: Lungotevere Degli Anguillara side 2. Angelo Bridge: Lungotevere Tor Di Nona side 3. Justice Palace: Lungotevere Marzio 4. Popolo Square: Lungotevere In Augusta The tour takes you to beautiful sites such as Piazza del Popolo, Castel S. Angelo, the Vatican City, and more. Jump off at the pier on Isola Tiberina to walk across to Piazza Venezia, Piazza Di Spagna, and the Bocca della Verità. From the pier at Castel S. Angelo, you are just steps from St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Museums in the Vatican City. Commentary is available in English, French, Spanish, Italian, German or Chinese.

Rome: City Center Highlights Tour by Quality E-Bike

4. Rome: City Center Highlights Tour by Quality E-Bike

Rome is a city filled with ancient monuments, bustling city streets, fascinating alleyways, and small, hidden squares. It is a sprawling city with many hills, and by foot it can be completely overwhelming. Today, you'll hop on an E-bike and experience the joys of Rome - from its elegant shopping streets to its ancient monuments - on a fun and healthy day of bike riding! This itinerary aims to show you the Rome you can't afford to miss, and combine it with the more intimate corners of the city. Perfectly balanced, leisurely and safety-conscious, this tour will show you the following main attractions: Colosseum Imperial Forums Piazza Venezia and Vittoriano monument Trevi Fountain Spanish Steps Piazza del Popolo Park of Villa Borghese and scenic view of Rome Piazza Navona (former Stadium of Domitian) Pantheon Jewish ghetto and Portico di Ottavia Theatre of Marcellus Panoramic view of the Roman Forum

Rome: Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps & Pantheon

5. Rome: Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps & Pantheon

Rome’s famous squares, monuments, fountains and artists offer you the very best attractions on this 2.5-hour afternoon walking tour. Let the Eternal City enchant you as you stroll through its picturesque cobblestone alleyways, and discover some of the world’s most famous sites, such as the Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps. Travel back in time and admire all of the city’s must-see art and architecture, in a single afternoon! Begin in Piazza del Popolo, the traditional northern “door to Rome,” with the Church of Santa Maria del Popolo as the first church that visitors to Rome would see upon entering its gates. The Spanish Steps, with its lively atmosphere and stunning views, bring you down into the winding alleys of the heart of the historic center, where you will encounter the ornate Trevi Fountain. Throw a coin in the fountain and promise to return! Continue with a stop at Piazza Colonna and see the column erected by Marcus Aurelius that is now considered by Romans as the very center of the city. We will also stop at the Pantheon, known for its concrete dome and open oculus. Nearby, visit Piazza Navona to get a close-up view of Bernini’s famous “Fountain of the Four Rivers,” triumphantly marking its ornate center. Finally, you will go to Piazza Navona for a taste of one of the liveliest and most famous piazzas in Rome.

Rome: Tiber River Urban Rafting Tour with Roman Pizza

6. Rome: Tiber River Urban Rafting Tour with Roman Pizza

Raft down the River Tiber that flows through the heart of Rome with the only certified activity provider in the city. Admire the sights of the city from a unique perspective, visit Tiber Island, and savor a delicious Roman-style pizza after the excursion. Met in the heart of Rome, near Piazza del Popolo before heading to the embarkation point at Scalo de Pinedo, on the Tiber. Get set up with all the required equipment for your urban rafting excursion including a dinghy, helmet, paddle, and life jacket. After the technical briefing set off on your journey down the River Tiber. Admire the city from a truly unique perspective, admiring the views of some of its landmarks from the river. Glide by Castel Sant'Angelo until you reach the Tiber Island. Learn a bit about this historic island before continuing the adventure towards Ponte Garibaldi, where you will have the incredible opportunity to try your hand at real rapids in the center of the city. Finally, disembark near the Palatine Bridge. Savor some delicious and authentic Roman-style pizza to complete your experience.

Rome: E-Bicycle Tour

7. Rome: E-Bicycle Tour

Ride through the city of Rome to discover the many highlights and famous landmarks including the Colosseum, Trevi, Navona, Vatican Square, and many hidden spots that are waiting to be explored. Be welcomed by your guide who will give you recommendations for a safe tour and will describe the itinerary. Visit the most important squares: Piazza Navona, Piazza del Popolo, Piazza di Spagna, Piazza di San Pietro, in front of the most important Fountains: on the Spanish Steps, Trevi, and Four Rivers. Stop in front of the amazing monuments such as the Colosseum, Pantheon, the ruins of Circus Maximus, and the Keyhole of Rome with the panoramic terrace of a beautiful garden on top of the Aventine hill. The tour will end at the same place as the meeting point.

Golf Cart Driving Tour: Rome City Highlights in 2.5 hrs

8. Golf Cart Driving Tour: Rome City Highlights in 2.5 hrs

Looking for a fun and unique way to explore the city of Rome? Our English speaking, Electric Golf Cart Driving Tour is the answer! Exploring Rome via golf cart is not only much more efficient than walking, but it’s also fun and comfortable. The openness of the cart provides an immediate, immersive experience! In just 2.5 hours you’ll see the best, must-see sites: the Colosseum, the Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona with Bernini’s magnificent fountains and more! The tour will start at our office near the Pantheon, make a gelato stop at your driver guide’s favorite gelateria, and end with tales of games and gladiators outside the Colosseum. You’ll be free then to explore the area of the Colosseum at your own leisure (tickets to enter are not included). So, come join us on this unforgettable tour and experience Rome like never before! Book today to discover the city's must-see sites and some hidden gems from the comfort of an Electric Golf Cart. Please note: This tour does not include hotel pick-up or drop off. This tour does not include entrance into any attractions. This tour starts at our office by the Pantheon and ends at the Colosseum but does not include entrance tickets to the monument. The tour information will be given in English.

Rome: Private Guided City Highlights Tour by Golf Cart

9. Rome: Private Guided City Highlights Tour by Golf Cart

Explore Rome via a unique mode of transport and see more of the city than you would on foot. During a 3-hour sightseeing tour by street legal golf cart, you will make easy work of the Eternal City, and even visit hidden gems, such as the Aventine and Celio hills, not usually included on walking tours. Departing from Piazza del Popolo, in front of the "twin" churches of Santa Maria in Montesanto and Santa Maria dei Miracoli, set off for Rome’s historic center and see sights such as the baroque Trevi Fountain. According to legend, if you throw a coin in the fountain you are guaranteed to one day return to Rome. You will also pass Piazza Barberini, Piazza Colonna, named for the marble Column of the Roman Marcus Aurelius, and Piazza Venezia, the very center of Rome dominated by the Victor Emmanuel II monument to a unified Italy. Drive to lesser known gems, such as Celio Hill, site of the beautiful villa and gardens of Villa Celimontana and the ancient basilicas of Santo Stefano Rotondo and Santi Giovanni e Paolo. And explore Aventine Hill, home to the Knights of Malta, city rose garden, and a fragrant orange grove. Tours are tailored to client’s wishes and all itineraries are suggestions. The purpose is to give you an idea of what one can see during a tour in a golf cart, and what the tour can cover starting and ending from the Piazza del Popolo.

Rome: Monuments Audio Guide with Pantheon, no entry ticket

10. Rome: Monuments Audio Guide with Pantheon, no entry ticket

A wonderful experience. Loved and portrayed by many artists, inevitably impressed in the hearts of all travelers, the Pantheon is not only the most beautiful example of ancient architectural harmony, but it is also the evidence of continuity between Paganism and Christianity which was sealed with the yielding of the sanctuary in 608 to Pope Boniface IV by the Byzantine Emperor Foca. The Pantheon is linked to beautiful legends, mostly related to evil matters, like the legend that claims that Satan himself !! Our audio guide is not only a full Pantheon audio guide with more than 10 audio descriptions and indoor map but a complete audio guide to explore Rome: from the Pantheon to Piazza del Popolo, Piazza Navona, Fontana di trevi and other iconic Rome monuments and church enjoying historical information, stories and anecdotes. We will be glad to take you on a journey to discover the most beautiful city in the world. After the visit to Pantheon with our 20 minutes audio description , find the Caravaggio paints in San Luigi dei Francesi and S.Maria del Popolo, Michelangelo Redentore in Santa Maria sopra Minerva , Bernini statues in Piazza Navona ,listening to more than 20 audio descriptions. And don't forget to throw a coin in the Trevi fountain if you want to be sure of returning to the eternal city!

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Fabricio was a wonderful Tourguide, very familiar with all the historical sightseeing attractions! We had a lot of fun and I would definitely recommend this tour! We also ride the Vespa by ourself - Fabricio and his colleague have been very careful und mindful while driving - we felt super comfy & safe! Will visit rome again & also book this tour again! 1000 out of 10 if we would have to rate it! Best Regards, Nathalie & Christian

We liked the in-depth knowledge of our guide. He complemented facts and dates with images which helped us imagine the historic buildings as they would have looked when built. We learned a lot of quirky facts which we will always remember and this made the sites and structures more memorable.

What I've enjoyed the most was the time witb the other people at lunch...great time. But in general, all was fantastic.

Our guide Eddy was great! So nice, so many things shared. It was the best tour we ever had. Congratulations Eddy!

Tickets only, but sold out from the Gallery. Beautiful gallery & very easy to walkthrough