Tours
All scheduled tours Listed below leave major hotels centrally located (except when otherwise stated)
Departures and return to hotels or nearest point.


HALF DAY IMPERIAL ROME
Coliseum - Roman Forum - St Peter's in Chain
This tour dive into the world of the ancient time,visit the place of Caput Mundi, the head of the world. Roman history and personalities such as Julius Caesar and emperor Augustus become a live in front ofyour eyes.
Go back to the origin of the Eternal City.
Arriving by coach at Piazza Venezia you then continue on foot to the famous Piazza Del Campidoglio designed by Michelangelo from where you wil have a fantastic view of the Forum Romanum, which used to be the political, religious and commercial center of the ancient metropolitan city. On foot to admire the beautiful statue of Moses by Michelangelo located in the Church of St. Peter's in Chains from where it take us 5 minutes to reach the symbol of the eternal city the Coliseum (visit inside), the largest arena of the world and antique venue of the famous Gladiator games.

HALF DAY CATACOMBS ON THE APPAIN WAY
Appia Antica - Catacombe - St. Paul outside the wall
The Appian Way once called "regina viarum",the first paved public road.
Was built by the consul Appius Claudius in the year 312 B C. It's undoubtedly the best preserved ancient roman road: the first 8 miles, starting from the Gate of Saint Sebastian, are surrounded by the Roman Countryside, with many burial monuments of any size and shape,a unique Evidence of the roman custom, among them we 'll visit the Tomb of Cecilia Metella, and overlook the Villa of the Emperor Massentius, with its huge private Circus and the Tomb of his son Romulus: Along the Same road the Christians excavated their cemeteries, called by the pagan Romans" Catacombs , a Greek word meaning Caves. Then continue to Saint Paul's outside the Walls: the second biggest Basilica of Rome, built By Constantine, over the tomb of Saint Paul, buriedin the necropolis of the Via Ostiense.

HALF DAY BAROQUE ROME
Pzza Spagna - Fontana di Trevi - Pantheon - Pzza Navona
This tour is by coach and foot and you will visit the classic monuments of Rome. Crossing Piazza della Repubblica with the Fountain of the Nayads, Our local guide will take you on a pleasant stroll throught the historical centre, where you can admire the Trevi Fountain, la Colonna di Marco Aurelio , the Palazzo di Montecitorio, designed by Bernini, the Spamish Steps, the Pantheon (visit inside) Palazzo Madama seat of the senate, Piazza Navona with the Fountain of the Four Rivers By Bernini.

HALF DAY VATICAN MUSEUMS & SAINT PETER'S BASILICA
Musei Vaticani - Capella Sisitina - Piazza San Pietro
The tour begins with Vatican Museums with dedicated entrance (without line) and official guide. The Vatican Museums contain masterpieces of painting, sculpture and other works of art collected by the popes through the centuries. We will reach the Sistine Chapel where we could admire the most famous and marvellous frescoes on the ceiling of Michelangelo. The last of the tour is focused on Saint Peter's Basilica, the biggest church in the world and Saint Peter Square.

HOLY ROME - THE PAPAL BASILICAS
St. Maria Maggiore - St Giovanni In Laterano - St. Paul outside the wall
The tour will start from Santa Maria Maggiore , the last of the fourth Papal Basilicas that was founded in 5th century A.D. after the miracle of the snow in August. Basilica of San Giovanni in Laterano: the oldest Papal Basilica, once called by Pope John Paul II " the mother of all the Churches in the entire Christianity", was built over the Headquarter of the Imperial Knights called " equites singulares " under the Emperor Constantine: it was the papal seat until the 15th century, when Pope Martin V moved to the Vatican. We'll visit the Basilica inside with is 1700 century of history, the baroque decoration made by Borromini the beautiful Romanesque cloister, the Baptistery ending with the Holy Staircase, that was rebuilt in Front of the basilica in the 4th century AD after being taken by St. Helena in Jerusalem and being found Pilatus'House entrance on which Jesus himself stood in front of his people before the crucifixion. Basilica San Paolo fuori le mura (Saint Paul's outside the Walls): the second biggest Basilica of Rome, built by Costantine, over the tomb of Saint Paul, buried in the necropolis of the Via Ostiense. It was destroyed by a fire in 1832 and rebuilt before 1860, following the original one. The elegant Romanesque cloister, the mosaics of the IV century abd part of the original decoration made by Arnolfo di Cambio in the 13th century is still well-preserved. There is also an amazing carved Easter candelabra made by the Vassalletto in th 13th century and the complete series of all the portraits of the Popes since Saint Peter.