Ultimate Rome in 48 Hours: The Premier VIP Private Tour Experience

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from €829 EUR 
Duration: 2 Days
 Organized by: Tour in the City
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Discover the best of Rome in just two days with our ultimate VIP private tour. Experience the rich history, culture, and art of this ancient city through the eyes of an expert guide. This exclusive tour will give you unparalleled access to Rome’s most iconic attractions, including the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, and the Catacombs.

Rome in 48 Hours

Rome in 48 Hours – The Premier VIP Private Tour Experience

Day 1: Rome’s Historic Center and Vatican Treasures

Morning: Rome’s Historic Center

Our VIP private tour begins with hotel pickup in downtown Rome, where you’ll be whisked away in a luxurious air-conditioned vehicle. Our first stop is the famous Spanish Steps, followed by the vibrant Piazza Navona and the tranquil Santa Maria Della Pace.

You’ll be captivated by the stunning Baroque masterpiece, the Trevi Fountain, before we head to the serene Tiber River. Marvel at the architectural wonder of the Pantheon and visit Emperor Hadrian’s Mausoleum and the legendary Ponte Sant’Angelo, with its breathtaking views of Castel Sant’Angelo.

Spanish Steps

Spanish Steps

Afternoon: Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel

After a one-hour lunch break, we’ll embark on our private, skip-the-line tour of the Vatican Museums, home to an unparalleled collection of art amassed by Popes throughout the centuries. Walk through the Gallery of Maps, the Tapestry Gallery, and behold Michelangelo’s awe-inspiring Sistine Chapel.

Rome in 48 Hours - Sistine Chapel

Rome in 48 Hours – Sistine Chapel

Day 2: The Catacombs, Colosseum, and Roman Forum

Morning: Underground Catacombs

Our second day starts with a fascinating 45-minute tour of the mysterious catacombs, located along the ancient Appian Way. Explore part of the 93 miles (150km) of underground galleries that served as cemeteries for early Christians. Afterward, enjoy a sightseeing bus tour en route to the Colosseum.

Rome in 48 Hours

Rome in 48 Hours

Afternoon: Colosseum and Roman Forum

Following a 1.5-hour lunch break, we begin our private skip-the-line tour of the legendary Colosseum. Learn about the innovative construction techniques invented by the Romans, as well as the thrilling gladiator and exotic animal battles that once took place within its walls.

Next, we’ll visit Palatine Hill, the former residence of Roman Emperors, and the Roman Forum, the hub of political, religious, and commercial life in ancient Rome. Wander through the ruins of the old Senate House, the Temple of Vesta, and the Triumphal Arches of Constantine, Titus, and Septimius Severus. At the end of the day, we’ll return you to your hotel.

Rome in 48 Hours

Rome in 48 Hours

Important Information

  • The tour will be conducted in a short limousine for up to 4 people, or a mini-van for larger groups
  • Itinerary may be subject to changes due to force majeure
  • The first tour is a sightseeing tour without a guide
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and the Vatican Museums: knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required, with a maximum of 7 people per booking
  • Large bags, backpacks, and suitcases are not allowed inside the Colosseum; small bags are permitted, but there is no cloakroom service available for large items
  • There may be a line for security checks despite skip-the-line entrance
  • The exact departure time may vary, and the final program will be sent to you via email a few days before the tour

Prepare for the Ultimate Rome VIP Private Tour

Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime journey through the heart of ancient Rome with our exclusive two-day VIP private tour. Enjoy unparalleled access to the city’s most iconic sites, expertly guided by knowledgeable professionals. From the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel to the Colosseum and the Roman Forum, you’ll be immersed in the rich history, art, and culture that has made Rome a must-see destination for travelers from around the world. Book your tour today and experience the Eternal City in a way few have before.

What's Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in downtown Rome
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle or minivan
  • Access to Rome city center
  • Parking fees
  • 6-hour professional tour guide service
  • Special/skip-the-line entrance reservations for Vatican Museums, Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill
  • Admission fees with privileged entrance for Colosseum, Roman Forum, Palatine Hill, and Catacombs
  • 45-minute-group tour inside the Catacombs
  • English-speaking driver for the sightseeing tour on the first day
  • Insurance
What's not Included
  • Saint Peter’s Basilica tour
  • Food and drinks
  • Guide service for the panoramic tour
  • Gratuities (recommended)
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