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Custom private tours of Rome and custom private tours of the Vatican with expert private tour guides
Customize your Vatican and Rome private tours to include any of the following: the Vatican Museum, the Colosseum, Sistine Chapel, St. Perter’s Basilica, Roman Forum, Pantheon, San Sebastian and San Callisto (Callixtus) Catacombs, Borghese Gallery and more.
You may also customize your private Vatican tour. In addition to the standard Vatican private tour of the Galleries of Candelabras and Tapestries, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica, you may also tour the Raphael’s rooms or the Garden.
We offer upscale custom private tours of Rome and The Vatican with exceptional tour guides and professional drivers and driver-guides. All of our drivers and English-speaking tour guides in Rome are carefully assembled to meet the high level expectations of our discerning clients. Rome Private Tours Your Way provides a complete suite of travel services in Rome.
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Rome Private Tours Your Way specializes in professionally designed, upscale and luxury custom tours and custom vacations in Rome and all of Italy. We apply our expertise in Italy and offer a comprehensive suite of travel services, from tour escorts for leisure explorations to expert tour guides, professional drivers, interpreters and more.
|ROME DAY TRIPS /VATICAN & ROME PRIVATE TOURS:|
|PRIVATE ANCIENT ROME TOUR – 3-4 Hours
Our Ancient Rome private tour is a must to see Colosseum and Roman forum. Perfect for first-time visitors to Rome, Italy. The private tour highlights the Roman Forum and The Coloseum. Your private English-speaking tour guide in Rome will bring the relics of the ancient Roman forum, dating back to 6th century BC, to life as you traipse through the ruins of numerous temples, basilicas, palaces, arches and shops. The first Roman civilization began here, in turn becoming the administrative and commercial center of ancient Rome. Other sites of Ancient Rome here include Arch of Constantine and Piazza del Campidoglio, designed by Michelangelo.
|PRIVATE ROME DISCOVERY TOUR – 7-8 Hours
This comprehensive private driving tour of Rome, Italy whisks you through all of Rome’s most important neighborhoods and sights, from the ancient to the modern. Driving by at the top of the Spanish Steps square, you quickly reach one of the most famous balconies of Rome, Pincio Terrace. From here you can see above Piazza del Popolo, one of the most elegant squares in Rome, with its obelisk, the Twin Churches, and the famous Trident formed by the three streets converging here: Via del Babbuino, Via del Corso, and Via di Ripetta.
|ROME’S GALLERIA BORGHESE MUSEUM PRIVATE TOUR – 2.5 Hours
Your local museum tour guide in Rome conducts a private tour of the Borghese Gallery, originally the private collection of Cardinal Scipione, a Pope’s nephew. The collection has since expanded to include pieces by such masters as Bernini, Tiziano, Caravaggio, Canova, Rubens and Raffaello. The collection is exhibited in a beautiful palace, surprisingly, the most silent area of the largest park in Rome.
|ROME JEWISH GHETTO PRIVATE TOUR – 2.5 Hours
Our private tour of Rome’s Jewish ghetto will take you to a charming neighborhood off the only island over the Tiber: not your stereotypical “ghetto.” We will visit the modern-inspired, metal-domed Synagogue, twisty side streets facing the only ancient Roman theatre still visible in the area, and the nearby ancient fish market with its marble stalls.
|NAPLES & POMPEII TOUR FROM ROME – 11 Hours
This private tour of Pompeii and Naples tour from Rome begins with a short walking tour of Naples, where you will see the beautiful squares, palaces, an old fortress and ancient Roman remains for which this city is known. You can opt to have lunch at one of our favorite seaside haunts for pizza — Naples was the birthplace of that much-loved food. Your licensed local tour guide will then take you to the lost city of Pompeii. Thirty feet of hot mud and volcanic ash buried this Roman city completely when Mt. Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D.
|PIAZZAS OF ROME PRIVATE TOUR – 3 or 6 Hours
The six-hour walking tour of Rome featuring the most magnificent and important squares in Rome consists of morning and afternoon sessions – Parts A and B — with a lunch break. Either A or B can be booked for a 3-hour tour.
|POMPEII & HERCULANUM TOUR FROM ROME– 13 Hours
Your licensed local tour guide will take you on a private tour of the lost city of Pompeii. Thirty feet of hot mud and volcanic ash buried this Roman city completely when Mt. Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D. Your Pompeii tour will be conducted by our excellent tour guide who will take you through this once-prosperous city, established in 12th century B.C. You will see villas, baths, storefronts, houses, pizza parlors, forum and other artifacts from Pompeii’s heyday.
|ORVIETO TOUR FROM ROME – 8 Hours
Our private tour of Orvieto will take you to one of the most beautiful cities in Umbria. This walled medieval city, dates back to the Etruscan period, 9th century BC. It is also famous for its wine, Orvieto Classico. It has many attraction including its beautiful Gothic cathedral with important frescoes by Signorelli and Fra Giovanni. The city boasts many attractions, to include museums, shops, cafes and restaurants. You can also tour the underground city, made up of labyrinth of caves, tunnels, stairs and passageways, unaltered for 2,500 years.
|PRIVATE VATICAN CITY TOUR – 3 Hours or longer
Skip the long lines and book a private tour of the Vatican museum, St. Peter’s Basilica and the Sistine Chapel. Our Vatican tour guides in Rome get booked well in advance and reservations at the Vatican are limited due to high demand, so please book ahead. Dress code (covered knees and shoulders) to enter St. Peter’s Cathedral is strictly enforced.
|PRIVATE SIENA TOUR FROM ROME – 8-9 Hours
Enjoy a fantastic day trip from Rome that will take you to Siena in Tuscany. Your custom private tour of Siena follows the Superstrada del Palio, a scenic road cutting through the Chianti region. Along the drive, you will see the American Cemetery, built after World War II, and some of the finest vineyards of the Chianti region, including the “Black Rooster.” Built on three verdant hills in the middle of the Via Francigena (pilgrimage road), Siena is one of Tuscany’s crown jewels. Siena is a beautiful city, car-free, and very fun to explore.
|OSTIA ANTICA PRIVATE TOUR FROM ROME – 4 Hours
This guided tour covers the ancient Roman harbor of Ostia Antica, an important archaeological site en par with Pompeii. Here you will tour the ancient Roman ruins of baths, homes, temples and more. At Ostia, you can get a real sense of the various aspects of daily life of a Roman city.
|ROME’S CATACOMBS AND ANCIENT VIA APPIA TOUR – 4 Hours
On this private Rome’ catacomb’s tour, you will embark on a driving tour of some of the most important sights of this ancient city: Piazza Venezia, Marcellus Theatre, Aventine Hill, San Sebastiano Gate, Massenzio Circus, Mausoleum of Cecilia Metella, You will drive on the first tract of Ancient Appian Way as far as Casal Rotondo Mausoleum.
|BAROQUE ROME TOUR – 4 Hours
On this Rome private tour, you will embark on a driving tour of some of the most important sights of Rome including its famous squares: Piazza Venezia (Venice Square), Navona Square, Farnese Square, Campo dei Fiori, Pantheon, Colonna Square, Fontana di Trevi, Spanish Steps Square, Popolo Square.
|TIVOLI TOUR FROM ROME- HALF DAY – 5 Hours
This privately guided day tour in Italy features Tivoli, a historic hilltown and one of the most popular destinations for day trips from Rome. You will drive one hour from Rome before reaching Tivoli, where you will bask in the beauty of its magnificent gardens and fountains of Villa d’Este. This was the Renaissance residence of Cardinal Ippolito d’Este in the mid 1500s; the playful fountains and “water games” here were created from the plans of such famous artists and architects as Bernini and Pirro Ligorio.
|TIVOLI TOUR W/ VILLA D’ESTE & VILLA ADRIANA– 8 Hours
This privately guided day tour of the historic hilltown of Tivoli features both Villa D’Este and Villa Adriana. After a 45-minute drive from Rome, you will reach Villa Adriana, whose construction began in 118 AD. This villa is thought to be the largest of its kind built in antiquity. Visitors with a keen interest in the villa’s archaeology can rent an audio guide at the villa, or hire an expert local guide to accompany you.
|BRACCIANO TOUR (includes Castles & Lake)– 5 Hours
This privately guided day trip from Rome features the majestic castle and lake of Bracciano. After an hour’s drive from Rome, you will reach Bracciano, where you will visit the Orsini-Odescalchi Castle. The castle was built in the 15th century by the Orsini family, and passed on to the Odescalchis in 1696. The peculiarities of this site included its pentagonal boundary walls, and its manor–house with frescoes by Antoniazzo Romano and other Tuscan and Umbrian artists.
|TOUR OF CERVETERI, ANGUILLARA & BRACCIANO– 9 Hours
You will explore castles, tombs and beautiful Lake Bracciano on this privately guided day tour from Rome, perfect for families travelling with children. It’s an hour’s drive from Rome to reach Cerveteri, an important Etruscan town known for its cemetery. Here you will have a guided tour of the Necropolis, which holds thousands of tombs, some dating back to the 7th century B.C.
|MONTEFIASCONE, CIVITA DI BAGNOREGIO & BOLSENA – 8 Hours This privately guided day tour takes you along the pilgrim’s road, or Via Francigena. From Rome to Montefiascone, perched on a volcanic ridge surrounding Lake Bolsena. Medieval Montefiascone has many claims to fame, including its acting as a safe haven for popes, often forced to flee from the Papal Palace of Viterbo. The 12th century San Flaviano Church consists of two buildings, one on the top of the other. It is also an important agricultural center known for its wines, most notably “Est! Est!! Est!!!” wine, which dates from the year 1000.|
|CAPRI TOUR – 12 Hours
This popular day tour will take you from Rome to the picturesque island of Capri via a hydrofoil ferry from Naples. A popular resort since Roman times, this beautiful island is a joy to explore on foot. As you explore the gorgeous island of Capri with your private tour guide, you will visit historic sites like Villa Jovis (Tiberius Villa), Villa San Michele (a grand mansion), Church of Santa Maria del Soccorso and Charterhouse of San Giacomo, which was a Carthusian monastery.
|POMPEII, SORRENTO & AMALFI COAST TOUR – 13-14 Hours
This great day tour from Rome features the ancient site of Pompeii as well as the beautiful beach resort areas of Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast in Positano and Amalfi. Your licensed English speaking tour guide will first take you to the lost city of Pompeii. Thirty feet of hot mud and volcanic ash buried this Roman city completely when Mt. Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D.
|TOUR OF POMPEII AND MT. VESUVIUS – 12 Hours
This privately guided day trip from Rome features the lost city of Pompeii. Thirty feet of hot mud and volcanic ash buried this Roman city completely when Mt. Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D. You will have a detailed private walking tour of this once-prosperous trading center, established in 12th century B.C. With your private guide to this magnificent Roman town, you will explore its streets and squares, public buildings (temples, spas, theaters and the amphitheater), storefronts, houses, pizza parlors, and other artifacts from Pompeii’s heyday.