Joy of Rome

LIVE TOURS
The BEST oF Rome in one day

LIVE TOURSThe BEST oF Rome in one day

The BEST oF Rome in one day

the best of rome in a day

Key Details

This Tour include:

  • Colosseum and Arch of Constantine
  • Roman Forum (with Arch of Titus, Temple of Julius Caesar, Senate house and more)
  • Pantheon
  • Sistine Chapel
  • Pinecone Courtyard
  • Galleries of the Candelabra, Tapestries and Maps
  • Pius-Clementine Museums
  • Saint Peter’s Basilica

Do you have just one day in Rome to see its most famous wonders and highlights?

Ancient City and Vatican tour in One day is the guided tour you need!

This tour is for very dynamic people who want to enjoy the major attractions but don’t have much time!
We have paired the Ancient City Classic tour and the Vatican City Classic tour in one day adding also the spectacular tour of the Pantheon along the way!

Our tour guides are local, licensed and qualified experts in art, history and archaeology. They will stay with you from the morning to the afternoon guiding you through the most important sites in Rome and Vatican city.
You will cover the mighty Colosseum, the impressive remains of the Roman Forum, the stunning Pantheon dome and the breathtaking Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums in just one day in Rome.

You’ll take a taxi from one location to another and have a short lunch break, maybe tasting a slice of pizza like we Romans do. By the end of the day you’ll have learned everything that happened in Rome over more than 12 Centuries of history.

This tour is only for PRIVATE GROUPS and is tailored to your needs and requests, your guide will spend the day with you help you with transportation, tickets and inspiring “things to do”.

Recommended for “cruise ships excursions”.

Sites included in the tour:
Colosseum, Roman Forum, Vatican Museums (gallery of the candelabra, gallery of the tapestries, gallery of maps), Pantheon, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica.

IMPORTANT: Please, please consider that St. Peter’s is a church and that there may be changes in opening and closing times according to last minute religious celebrations.
In the case that it will not be possible to visit the Church, you will visit extra areas of the Vatican museums, such as Raphael Rooms.

For updates, follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google+: #joyofrome #holyyearwithjoy #yearofmercy

Also visit the official Vatican website: http://www.im.va/content/gdm/en.html

  • Your guide will be LICENSED and specialized in ROMAN HISTORY.
  • Entry tickets, transportation and lunch are NOT included in the tour guide fees.
  • Buy the tickets by yourself: The online procedure is very easy and you can save money doing it on your own.
    After paying the deposit to secure the tour, we will send you instructions step by steps of the online booking procedure to get your entry tickets for both venues.
  • Colosseum Tickets:
    ADULTS: 18 euros (12 euros + 2 euros for the reservation fee).
    CHILDREN under 18 y.o. : FREE (just the 2 euros skip the line reservation fee).
  • Vatican tickets:
    ADULTS: 21 euros (17 euros + 4 euros for the skip the line reservation fee).
    CHILDREN under 18 yo or STUDENTS up to 26: 12 euros (8 euros + 4 euros for skip the line the reservation fee).

PRICES: the tour guide fees must be considered as a total not per person

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That’s what people say about us…

  • star rating  Francesca was an amazing tour guide for our family with kids ages 10, 10, 6. She kept them engaged the whole time, explained the historically significant aspects of the... read more

    Wheedler123
    6/09/2021

    star rating  We visited with our three boys, ages 12, 9, 7. Grace was amazing! She had so many interesting details to share with us. Grace is energetic, kind, incredibly knowledgeable... read more

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    6/02/2021

    star rating  Amazing tour hosted by Francesca. Kids thoroughly enjoyed all parts of the Colosseum. Francesca was so engaging with the kids, made it fun and adapted to what they wanted to... read more

    NatalieYNZ
    5/29/2021
  • star rating  We did the Vatican tour and the Colosseum tour with Francesca! She was amazing with our two boys aged 9 and 12. They both said her tours were their favorite... read more

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    11/14/2020

    star rating  My friend and I did Francesca's tour together; it was a wonderful experience!
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    10/18/2020

    star rating  We had a fantastic Colosseum tour with Francesca today! She was very knowledgeable and our children (ages 5, 7, and 10) were completely engaged. She adapted well to their interests... read more

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    9/26/2020
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    9/20/2020

    star rating  Francesca gave an insightful virtual tour of the Caravaggio painting in Rome. I felt like i was in Rome walking the street. Francesca was awesome.

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    6/11/2020

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    5/31/2020
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    5/03/2020

    star rating  Last November I had the the experience of a life time touring Rome with this outstanding company. I toured the Caracalla Baths, Colosseum, Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel and the Villa... read more

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    3/23/2020

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    3/19/2020
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