**All Colosseum tours require photo ID for all participants; plan to bring your passports on the day of your tour. Failure to show identification will result in the denial of entry to the site.**
Your LivTours Private Tour of Rome in a Day begins in front one the iconic landmark, the Colosseum. Your private guide will ensure that you have priority access into the Colosseum, whisk you through a quick security check, and then dive into the ancient Roman world. Your guide will regale you with stories of gladiator and animal fights as well as theater performances that took place right where you are standing. Get a dynamic description of the wondrous engineering feat visible in the construction of this famous Amphitheater. Walk up to higher levels and experience the amazing views the noble Romans would have enjoyed while you look at your next stops – Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum.
Known as ancient Rome’s most exclusive neighborhood, Palatine Hill is still covered by the ruins of Emperor Domitian’s palace. You will discover the wonders of the Form, including the Temple of Julius Caesar, in the company of your expert private guide. For literary fans, the Temple is the site Shakespeare chose for Marc Antony’s famous speech!
Hop in your waiting chauffeured Mercedes that will take you through the cobblestone-lined heart of Rome allowing you to admire the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, and the Pantheon and experience the hustle and bustle of daily life.
The Spanish Steps offers you one of the most breath-taking views in the city before being whisked to Palazzo Poli which offers many surprises with its flamboyant ensemble of wild horses and mythical beasts known at the Trevi Fountain and the grandeur of the awe-inspiring Pantheon will be site your expert guide will share with you on this full-day tour of Rome.
Your chauffeur will take you to your next stop, The Vatican. But before entering it is time to take a quick stop for free time, lunch, and recharge. After lunch, your day continues by visiting the Vatican with skip-the-line tickets. Please note that lunch is not included in the price of your tour.
Once inside the Vatican, your guide will accompany you on an exploration of the vast collection of one of the world’s best museums, sharing with you the works that most peak your interest. After you’ve seen the Gallery of Maps, Gallery of Tapestries, the Raphael Rooms, and plenty more, your guide will take you to see Michelangelo’s masterpiece – the Sistine Chapel.
Your tour will end in the magnificent St. Peter’s Basilica which will leave you feeling confident that you have seen the best of Rome from start to finish.