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There is an excellent choice of different lines offering a classic double decker open top sightseeing bus operating a hop on, hop off service to all the main sights in Rome.
Tours of all the main attractions in Rome, including the Vatican, Colosseum, Trevi Fountain. There are walking, traditional and night tour options.
Pompeii, Naples, Florence, Mount Vesuvius are just some of the world class attractions you can visit on a day tour from Rome. Independent travel an option on some.
Walking is by far the best way of visiting the ancient city of Rome. These free self guided walks offer routes between some of the most famous sites in the ancient city.
A choice of passes aimed at the tourist combining public transport, sightseeing buses and attraction tickets in various permutations are available.
Itineraries can be our tried and tested tours or you can design your own schedule. Transport tours on the way to/from airports and cruises are also available.
The Colosseum is a “must see” for every visitor to Rome. The Colosseum built in 80 AD was the largest amphitheatre in Rome and could house 50,000 people.
The entrance to the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill are combined in one ticket. The Roman Forum and Palatine Hill above it has beautiful sights to admire.
St. Peter's was until recently the largest church ever built and it remains one of the holiest sites in Christendom. You may see the Pope on Sundays at St Peter's Square.
The Vatican Museums are where you will find the Sistine Chapel, one of the most famous tourist attractions in the world. The museums house many priceless works of art including the Raphael Rooms.
Villa Borghese is the largest public park in Rome. The Borghese Gallery within the park is one of the best art galleries in Rome with some important works by Canova and Bernini.
Until the 20th century, the Pantheon was the largest concrete structure in the world. The Pantheon is in the heart of the ancient centre of Rome and the best part is it is free to enter.
The Spanish Steps are a set of steps climbing a steep slope between the Piazza di Spagna at the base and Piazza Trinità dei Monti at the top dominated by Trinita dei Monti Church.
The Trevi fountain is the most famous of all the fountains in Rome attracting most first time visitors as a 'must see'. The fountain is at the end of an aqueduct to bring water to Rome from around 20kms away.
The Capitoline Museum has some of the finest sculptures in Rome including the symbol of Rome, the She Wolf. There are beautiful views too over the Roman Forum and beyond.
The Via Appia Antica is the old Roman Appian Way, which ran from Rome down to Brindisi. The stretch close to Rome, the Via Appia Antica, is part of a nature and archaeological park.
Ancient Rome's sea port, now preserved 'Pompeii style' sprawling over 10,000 acres. A short train ride from Rome to the front gates makes it much easier to reach than Pompeii.
World famous volcano overshadowing Pompeii, now a National Park where you can visit the summit. Tour or public transport options are available from Rome.
The world famous Pompeii is 150 miles south of Rome, fairly close to Naples. Its a long day from Rome or an easy excursion from Naples with fast trains available from Rome.
Although often overshadowed by Pompeii, Naples is a city that is worth visiting if you have the time. It is a sprawling city with a grittier feel but you can find the real Italy here.
Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius are just 30 minutes away by train from Naples. Although these are the two main places to visit, there are many more things to do and see here.
Florence is a beautiful city with a wide variety of attractions to explore. The Duomo and Ponte Vecchio are landmark attractions and the galleries in Florence are some of the best in the world.
This is a magical city with the famed St Mark's Basilica being a huge draw. Visit the Rialto Bridge and cruise along the Grand Canal in a gondola. Day trips and more are available.