Rome Private Sightseeing Tour
Our Tours are available with pick-up from Civitavecchia Cruise Port, Rome or Rome Airports.
Enjoy the best of Rome by taking this relaxing private sightseeing tour with a luxury vehicle accompanied by a knowledgeable local driver eager to make your experience in Rome enjoyable and memorable!
Marvel in front of world renowned treasures of art and architecture, while your driver gives you a brief historical description and a few interesting anecdotes, and let's not forget picture taking!
You will be able to exit the vehicle and mingle with the locals, throw coins in the Trevi Fountain, walk the Spanish Steps at Piazza di Spagna, admire the Fountain of the Naiads at Piazza della Repubblica and the National Monument of Vittorio Emanuele II in Piazza Venezia. See the beautiful church Santa Maria in Cosmedin at Piazza della Bocca della Verita and any other sites you would like to visit.
Enjoy the highlights of Ancient Rome - the vicinity of the Roman and Imperial Forums, the Coloseum, the Capital and Palatine Hills, the Circus Maximus and the glorious Pantheon.
This private tour can be arranged from / to: Fiumicino Airport, Ciampino Airport or any location in the area of Rome. At your request we arrange professional guided tours of the Vatican and the Colosseum.
Vatican Private Guided Tour
Experience the incredible beauty of the world's most extensive collection of art.
Your professional, knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide will escort you into the Vatican City to explore its most important and magnificent highlights.
Begin your tour at The Vatican Museums with works by various famous painters like Leonardo da Vinci, Giotto and Raphael. Admire the impressive collection of Ancient Egyptian material, Etruscan pieces from archaeological excavations, statues, sarcophaguses and architectural ornaments. See glorious hand stitched drapesat the Gallery of Tapestries. The Gallery of Maps is located in the Belvedere Courtyard and has series of painted topographical maps of Italy as well as incredible arts on the ceiling from Cesare Nebbia, Girolamo Muziano and other outstanding artists. Continue to the Gallery of the Candelabra that contains Roman copies of Hellenistic originals dating back to 3rd-2nd century B.C.
The famous Sistine Chapel well known for its architecture and decorations frescoed by numerous artists including Michelangelo, Botticelli, Pietro Perugino and Pinturicchio is next on the list.
Walk along the St. Peter's Square and visit St. Peter's Basilica, a church located in the Vatican City with the most extensive interior from any Christian church in the world, where you will see the Pietà a perfect Renaissance sculpture by Michelangelo Buonarroti.
The beautiful Raphael rooms famous for their frescoes, painted by Raphael and his workshop are available to see only on request.
Colosseum Palatine Hill and Forum Private Guided Tour
Admire the most grandiose remains of the ancient Roman civilization: the Colosseum, Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum.
Your guide will take you through the bloody past of the amphitheatre as you listen to tales of gladiators, mock sea-battles and executions.
Passing under the Arch of Constantine, you will arrive at the Palatine Hill, the most famous of the seven hills of Rome. From here you can admire views of the Roman Forum and Nero’s Circus Maximus where chariot races were once held. Romulus and Remus were said to have been found on the Palatine by the she-wolf who nursed and raised them. Legend tells that Romulus went on to found Rome.
Towards the top of the hill there are most of the ruins and the Palatine Museum containing Roman sculpture. The tour continues with a stroll along the Sacred Way, the main path through the Roman Forum which ends at the Temple where Julius Caesar was cremated. Visitors from around the world still leave flowers and light candles at this site today.
The Roman Forum is the old marketplace and centre of the city life. Today the Forum is a large sprawling ruin of architectural fragments. Your private guide will turn on your imagination and help you bring the Roman Empire come back to life at this site, where temples, basilicas and triumphal arches were built and destroyed.
Private Tour of Rome from Civitavecchia Cruise Port
Make the most of your time in the Eternal city on our private sightseeing Rome Day Tour from Civitavechhia port!
The local driver will meet and greet you at Civitavecchia terminal and take you on a beautiful, relaxing day trip around Rome ensuring you make it back to the cruise ship at the end of the day.
The tour will start at the National Monument of Vittorio Emanuele II in Piazza Venezia. You will continue on to the highlights of Ancient Rome, which include the vicinity of the Roman and Imperial Forums, the Coloseum, the Capital and Palatine Hills, the Circus Maximus and the glorious Pantheon.
Next, you will visit Piazza Navona, the hub of the historical centre, stopping at the Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain. The path will continue with a stop at the mouth of the truth or Piazza della Bocca della Verita in Italian, with the beautiful church Santa Maria in Cosmedin in the middle.
Piazza della Repubblica will charm you with it's four beautiful representations of nude nymphs in the Fountain of the Naiads.
End your day with the magnificant Vatican City, the world smallest independent state, where you can admire the impressive St Peter's Basilica crowned with Michelangelo's dome, Bernini's St Peter's Square, the Vatican Museums and probably the most famous site in Rome, the Sistine Chapel - a true jewel of the High Renaissance.
Guided tours of the Vatican Musiems are available on request.
Day trip to Tivoli Hadrian's Villa and Villa D'Este
This beautiful and relaxing full day visit of the two major highlights of Tivoli - Emperor Hadrian's Villa and the remarkable Villa d'Este garden, is designed for those who wish to enjoy the most interesting destination of the ancient Roman elites.
The excursion begins with the visit of Hadrian's Villa, a beautiful tribute to the memory of the Emperor's lover built in the 2nd century A.D. Palaces, lakes, temples, nimphaei and pools enriched with Greek statues and Egyptian beasts were dedicated to Antinoos, Hadrian's handsome lover. A painstaking archaeological recovery has taken place over the last two centuries, yet you can still feel their presence and Hadrian's aesthetic sense and his love for beauty.
Before continuing the afternoon tour of Tivoli you can enjoy some free time for lunch. There are plenty of places to eat in Tivoli, including a good cheap tavola calda close to the Villa d'Este, where you can buy slices of takeaway pizza and eat at tables outside.
Next you will visit the magnificent masterpiece of Italian architecture and garden design - Villa d'Este, built for Cardinal Ippolito d'Este, Lucrezia Borgia's son. This is one of the most beautiful residences of the late Renaissance where most of the hill surrounding it and the town quarter underneath was destroyed to create the countless fountains, exquisitely manicured gardens, and highly praised fresco paintings.
After the tour the driver will take you back to Rome in your private luxury vehicle. This tour can be arranged from Civitavecchia port.
Professional guide for the day that would enter the sites with you can also be arranged on request.
Private Tuscany day Tour from Rome
This unusual Rome day trip is a great way to spend a lovely day in the relaxing Tuscany countryside and visit the local wine cellars to sample some of the finest Tuscany wines. It can be personalized and expertly tailored to your needs and desires. Visit Tuscany’s beautiful cities such as Montepulciano, Pienza, Montalcino, Sienna or San Gimignano!
Heading north out of Rome by a luxury vehicle, your Tuscany day trip first takes to Montepulciano, famous for its wine and impressive views! Montelpulciano is a Renaissance hill-town, famed for its Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, a red wine. Take a walk and see the Florentine-style clock tower, the Etruscan city walls, medieval wine cellars and the interestingly unfinished Duomo.
After a stop for photos, travel west into the heart of Tuscany, to the area surrounding Montalcino. Here you'll visit the gorgeous Sant' Antimo Abbey, where the stone walls ring with the sound of Gregorian chants, before admiring the views over the town's vineyards. The rich Brunello di Montepulciano red wine is produced at these vineyards.
Admire the charming and serene ambience of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Pienza, designed by Pope Pius II in the 14th century. The town has a beautiful ancient architecture. Be sure to look in the shops for Pienza's most famous product – Pecorino cheese!
Sienna is one of Italy's best preserved medieval towns built on three hills and surrounded by well preserved walls. Here you will find fine examples of Gothic architecture and one of the world's most unique piazzas - Piazza del Campo - (shaped like a shell with scalloped edges).
Of course, the world-famous Palio of Siena is an important part of Sienese identity, history and culture.
San Gimignano is famous for its towers dating back from the 11th to the 13th century and dominating the whole valley.
As your day comes to an end, your driver will take you back on a relaxing return journey to Rome.
Private Rome day Tour to Pompeii, Sorrento and Amalfi Coast
See the picturesque towns of Pompeii, Sorrento, Positano or Amalfi, world-famous for their charm a wealth of medieval and religious history, exquisite coastal landscapes and most colourful Mediterranean architecture!
Walk along the ancient streets of Pompeii and climb to the summit of Mt Vesuvius - the only active volcano in continental Europe. Pompeii was buried under lava and ash from Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD and has been beatufilly preserved. You will visit the Forum, the Thermal Baths, Vetti's House and the Lupanare brothel as well as the oldest known Roman amphitheatre.
If you choose to climb Mt, Vesuvius and walk around the crater at 3,900 feet (1,200 meters) you'll be rewarded with spectacular panoramic views of the beautifull Bay of Naples.
After Pompeii you may choose to stop for lunch on the way to Sorrento, in one of the family-run restaurants serving fresh fish and other delicious Italian food recipes. Sorrento with its cliff-top position overlooking the sea, small but impressive port and panoramic views of the Amalfi Coast and surrounding hills is one of towns on the south coast that you will never forget.
The beautiful scenic Amalfi Drive is the narrow stretch of road that connects Sorrento and Amalfi around the high cliffs above the Tyrrhenian Sea .
Positano has amazing beaches and with its delightful pastel-hued houses is like a town from the dreams. Surrounding the church of Santa Maria Assunta there are plenty of colourful shops selling from fresh fish and limoncello to designer clothes and jewellery.
Amalfi lies at the foot of Monte Cerreto and is surrounded by dramatic cliffs and coastal scenery. Amalfis typically Mediterranean architecture, made up of narrow lanes and characteristic white houses, makes it one of Italys most famous resorts.
This tour will be personilized according to your specificatiobs and it can be modified as you go. You will have the flexibility to spend as little or as much as time as you wish in each of the cities.
Private Rome Day Tour to Pisa and Florence
Head out of Rome for the day, accompanied by an enthusiastic and knowledgeable driver/guide, to visit two other great Italian cities - Pisa and Florence! This private sightseeing tour is a perfect opportunity to enjoy the highlights of these two wonderful and historic cities.
The tour will start in Florence, the cradle of Renaissance, at the central and famous market of St Lorenzo, characterized by its workshops and multicoloured stalls, where the Medici Chapels and Basilica di San Lorenzo, the church of Medici’s family, are located. Next stop is the Accademia Gallery that houses Michelangelo’s famous sculpture of David. You will continue on to the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore to admire the beautiful dome by Brunelleschi. Then you will visit the Baptistery and Giotto's Bell Tower, before arriving at Piazza della Signoria, the heart of Florence. The path continues to the church of Santa Croce, where great artists like Michelangelo are buried. Before continuing to Pisa the driver will recommend a fine restaurant where you can have lunch.
The world-famous Leaning Tower is part of the Romanesque splendours trio on the green carpet of the Piazza dei Miracoli in Pisa. The Duomo cathedral which was built almost 1,000 years ago, the circular Baptistery and the Camposanto will leave you breathless.
On the way back to Rome you can relax and enjoy the drive and get some more of the unforgettable countryside scenery of Tuscany.
Private Rome day Tour to Assisi and Orvieto
Enjoy a charming private day tour excursion from Rome to the highlights of Umbria region - hill town of Orvieto and the holy town of Assisi!
After you are greeted by your driver you will begin your tour travelling in a northerly direction and drive along the Tiber Valley to reach the marvellous medieval hilltop town of Orvieto, and it’s breathtaking views.This Etruscan town is renowned for its vast countryside, olive groves and wineries. Here you will see Orvieto's magnificent 14th-century cathedral, a masterpiece of Italian Gothic architecture.
You will continue on to visit the medieval town of Assisi, built at the foot of Mount Subasio. Here you will spend the majority of your afternoon sightseeing in the area surrounding the Church of Santa Chiara and stroll through the alleys of this historic town to see the Church of St Claire, St Francis' birthplace, his childhood home and Town Hall Square with its People's Palace and Roman temple dedicated to Minerva. The driver will suggest a place for lunch of traditional local dishes.
Private Rome day Tour to Chianti and Umbria
Experience a different side of Italy in Tuscany and Umbria, by visiting the wonderful towns of Cortona and Montepulciano, and sample wine, cheeses, salami, olive oil and other local specialties.
Your driver will escort you to the region of Tuscany in the morning, after you have been greeted at your Rome hotel or at Civitavecchia cruise port.
Cortona is the jewel of medieval hill towns, most recently described in the Oscar-winning film La Vita e Bella and by the American novelist Frances Mayes in her book Under the Tuscan Sun. As a result, this picturesque town is enjoying a renewed popularity. Stroll through the historic center to enjoy the beautiful atmosphere and admire Cortona’s charming scenery.
Next you'll drive along the shores of Lake Trasimeno. Your driver/guide will suggest a choice of several typical country restaurant places for lunch to choose from.
In the afternoon, you'll drive through the hills of the Chianti region to reach the hilltop town of Montepulciano where you'll visit one of the oldest wine cellars, discover the winemakers' secrets and be able to taste the final result! The ruby-red Vino Nobile wine of this town is worldwide famous.