8 Day Rome Vacation

$1009*
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Holiday Inn Express Rome San Giovanni
Holiday Inn Express Rome San Giovanni
Donatello Hotel
Donatello Hotel
Nord Nuova
Nord Nuova
Hotel Diana Roma
Hotel Diana Roma
Massimo D'Azeglio
Massimo D'Azeglio
Grand Hotel Palatino
Grand Hotel Palatino
Kolbe Hotel Rome
Kolbe Hotel Rome
Ambasciatori Palace
Ambasciatori Palace
Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa
Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

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*Not Included:
Italian City Taxes (payable locally), transfers, optional tours and gratuities.

Entry Requirements:
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.



Is This Trip Right for You?

This independent program allows the flexibility to explore on your own. Affordable optional sightseeing excursions are available to enhance your holiday. This program offers a selection of hotels to accommodate a variety of tastes and budgets. Please note that this tour is not escorted and therefore you will not have the services of a tour manager to assist with hotel check-in formalities and luggage handling. The program's unconstrained nature excludes group advantages associated with escorted tours.

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Optional Tours

Today's tour will feature the classic splendor of the Roman Empire. Leave via di San Gregorio at the marble fountain, opposite side of the entrance to Palatine Hill. Continue to the square of the Capitol, where you can climb Palatine and Capitoline Hill to admire the unique sight of the Forum and the Colosseum, one of Rome's most ancient districts. Walk along the pavement of the original Roman grid, which crosses the ruins of the Roman Forum, the Curia, and the Reggia. Enjoy views of the Temple of Vesta, the Arch of Titus and the Triumphal Arch of Constantine. Continue with an inside tour of the Colosseum, a giant amphitheater used for gladiatorial contests and public spectacles, and the largest building ever built in the Roman Empire.

Departs at 3 pm (Mar 16-Nov 15) and 2.30 pm (Nov 16-Mar 15) from Via V. E. Orlando, 95. Pick-up from hotel 1 hour prior to departure time. Drop-off in the Archaeological area. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Important: Due to security restrictions no backpacks, large bags, electric devices, or knives are allowed inside of the sights.

Day #3 09 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017 $66.00
02 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $66.00
#2 Ancient Rome 2:30 PM Thumbnail

This evening, depart Piazza San Bernardo for an illuminated tour of the Eternal City. Along the way to the famous Piazza della Repubblica, enjoy flood-lit views of the Via Veneto, Palazzo Margherita, Porta Pinciana, Villa Borghese, Piazzale Flaminio, Via Flaminia, Piazza del Popolo, Piazza Augusto Imperatore, and Via del Corso. Arriving at the Piazza della Repubblica, visit Trevi Fountain, the largest and most exquisite Baroque fountain in Rome. Continue to Piazza Venezia and enjoy charming views of the Capitol, Imperial Forum, Colosseum, Palatine Hill, Aventine Hill, and Circus Maximus. Compliment this fascinating tour of Rome by night with traditional Roman cuisine in a typical restaurant, accompanied by folk music.

Departs from Via V. E. Orlando, 95. Pick-up from hotel 45 minutes prior to departure time. Drop-off at hotel if in the city center, or near a taxi stand if your hotel is located outside the city center. Approximate tour duration is 4 hours.

Day #3 01 Apr 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $102.00
#9 Illuminated Rome by Night with dinner 7:15 PM Thumbnail

This morning, depart from Piazza del Risorgimento, in front of Bar-Cafferteria "L’Ottagono", and travel along Via Bissolati and Via Veneto. Pass by Villa Borghese, one of Europe's most elegant parks, and previous estate of the noble Borghese family. The tour continues to the Vatican Museum and Galleries, where you will find galleries of chandeliers, tapestries, geographical maps, the Sobieski Hall and the Immaculate Conception Hall. From here, visit the Sistine Chapel and behold the great frescoes by Michelangelo. Passing through the Vatican Hall, continue to the Basilica of Saint Peter, one of the four major basilicas of Rome, and burial site of its namesake, Saint Peter.

*Due to local events, the opening times of the St. Peter Basilica are subject to change without notice. In the event of a closure, passengers will visit the Vatican Library instead of the Basilica.

*Please note that on Wednesdays during the Holy Father's Audience, the visit inside St. Peter's Basilica will not take place.

*Please note that conservative clothing should be worn when visiting the Vatican, meaning legs and shoulders should be covered.

Departs at 8:30 am from Piazza del Risorgimento. Pick-up from hotel approximately 1 hour prior to departure time. Drop-off in the Vatican area. Approximate tour duration is 3.5 hours.

Day #4 17 Aug 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $75.00
#3 Vatican Museums 8:30 AM Thumbnail

Get to know the "Eternal City" through your stomach as you indulge your sweet tooth with the best coffee, tiramisu and gelato in town. A local food connoisseur will guide you through a number of Rome’s neighborhoods and train you on how to properly order an Italian coffee before you visit the city's most famous cafes, gelaterias, and the most well-renowned tiramisu shop in all of Rome. Your guide will introduce you to culinary specialties and teach you about any seasonal events and food festivals taking place during your stay in Rome.

Drop off in city center. Approximate tour duration is 2.5 hours.

Day #4 20 Aug 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $57.00
#M8 Espresso, Gelato & Tiramisu Food Tour 3:30 PM Thumbnail

Depart the Piazza San Bernardo this afternoon, crossing the Piazza della Republicca, and continuing along the Via Nazionale to the Basilica of St. John Lateran. Dedicated to John the Baptist and John the Evangelist, the Basilica is ranked first among the four major basilicas of Rome, and is famous for its baroque and medieval masterpieces. Proceed to the Holy Stairs, the 28 marble steps climbed by Jesus Christ to stand trial in Pilate's Palace. From this ancient pilgrimage site, the tour continues by coach, crossing the Piazza San Giovanni and Via Latina, to the Appian Way, where you will find the sacred Chapel of "Domine Quo Vadis." Then, visit the Catacombs of St. Sebastian before walking along the Appian Way to the Mausoleum of Cecilia Metella, built around 50 B.C. Return in the early evening, passing the ruins of the Baths of Caracalla en route.

Please note that on Sundays the visit to the Catacombs of St. Sebastian and the Appian Way will be substituted with a visit to the Basilica of St. Mary Major

Departs at 3 pm (Apr 1-Nov 15) and 2:30 pm (Nov 16-Mar 31) from Via V. E. Orlando, 95. Pick-up from hotel 1 hour prior to departure time. Drop-off in city center. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Day #5 01 Apr 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $57.00
#4 Basilicas & Secret Underground Catacombs 2:30 PM Thumbnail

Depart Rome in the early morning for a pleasant drive along the "Sun Route" motorway, taking you through the scenic regions of Lazio and Campania. Pass the famous Abbey of Montecassino en route to Naples where you will enjoy a short panoramic tour of the city. Continue toward Pompeii for lunch in a typical restaurant, followed by a short visit to a nearby coral and cameo factory. Afterward, visit the excavated ruins of this incredibly well preserved Roman town, destroyed by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 A.D.

Departs 7:15 am Apr - Oct, 7:30 am Nov - Mar from Via V. E. Orlando, 95. Pick-up from hotel 45 minutes prior to departure. Drop-off in city center. Approximate tour duration is 13.5 hours.

Day #6 12 Apr 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $135.00
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Small groups will be led by a local food connoisseur through several Roman neighborhoods to visit the most famous markets, groceries, coffee shops, gelaterias and restaurants. Discover the secrets of world-renowned Italian cuisine while visiting Campo de Fiori, the Jewish Ghetto, and Trastevere as you learn how to properly order food in Rome and sample some Italian specialties.

Drop-off in Trastevere area. Approximate tour duration is 3.5 hours.

Day #7 16 Aug 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $83.00
#M9 Campo de Fiori, Jewish Ghetto & Trastevere Food Tour 10:30 AM Thumbnail