Best of Rome tours and Rome in one day

Time efficient ways of seeing the best of what Rome has to offer

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Rome by coach tour: see inside St Peter's Basilica

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For many visitors time is the enemy when visiting Rome. OK, you must see the Colosseum, Vatican Museums and St Peter's Basilica but what about the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain and the Roman Forum to name just a few.

One of the big advantages of taking a tour is that they are very time efficient, covering a lot of ground quickly. You won't lose time finding places and you won't miss highlights of an attraction because of lack of information and all too common in Rome, lack of signage and information.

Best of Rome by coach

Explore Rome's classical attractions on a that combines a little walking with relaxed sightseeing by coach.

The tour is modular in structure and if you wish you can just do the morning tour and lunch can be included or there is enough free time and choice to do your own thing.

Start your morning with either a hotel pickup or by meeting your guide near Rome Termini Station.

From this point, your classic Rome tour heads to Rome’s centre storico, the ancient city centre.

Morning tour

Pantheon exterior

Classic Rome tour: see the Pantheon


The ancient city centre is made up of narrow cobbled lanes so no access for the coach.

Your guide will take you through the best bits taking in the general vibe of the area as well as the not to miss tourist attractions of the Trevi Fountain, Pantheon and lastly Piazza Navona where you join up with the coach again.

Optional lunch

You have the option to include lunch at restaurant with the tour or you can use the free time to make your own provision.

Afternoon tour

In the afternoon By coach and on foot, see the sights of Imperial Rome, including Piazza de Campidoglio on Capitoline Hill, Circus Maximus, and the Church of St Peter in Chains. Finish with a skip-the-line Colosseum tour.

Classic Best Of Rome Guided Coach Tour

Best of Rome walking tour

On this tour you combine two of the best selling walking tours in Rome into one comprehensive sightseeing experience

Morning tour

You’ll start at the Colosseum for a skip-the-line tour of this ancient amphitheatre.

Exiting the Colosseum, walk over to the Roman Forum, walking up Palatine Hill for more views of the ruins before your 3-hour tour ends on Via Sacra, the street that connects Capitoline Hill to the Colosseum.

Afternoon tour

In the afternoon, your 2.5-hour walking tour visits Rome’s historical centre. Admire the famous Spanish Steps, and then walk to the Trevi Fountain, perhaps Rome’s most famous fountain.

Visit the stately Pantheon. Walk through lively Piazza Navona, where street artists show off their talents and visitors mingle around the baroque fountains.

Best of Rome walking tour

Rome in a Day: Vatican and Colosseum with Skip the Line

For most first time visitors to Rome the Vatican and Colosseum are the must see priorities.

On this tour your time is used efficiently. Bypass the crowds with skip-the-line access to the Vatican Museums, then visit the Colosseum and Roman Forum during this combination tour.

You'll get to see all the Roman essential attractions in a single 7-hour day, and traveling with a tour guide means you get to skip the long entry lines at each attraction. Lunch at a local restaurant is offered at a supplement.

Vatican and Colosseum with skip the line

Best of Rome by bike

Much of what is best in Rome for the visitor is only accessible by foot or bike.


This 2.5 hour bike tour covers the best that city of Rome can offer from a fun and memorable perspective.

Come along with your camera so that you can capture all the interesting scenes as they unfold that you would love to see again.

Pedal or electric bike - your choice

This Rome bike tour is possible even if you are not exactly a fitness freak.

The option of using an e-bike means you can pedal away at a pace comfortable for you, enjoying the landmark scenes with the small electric motor assisting.

The electric bicycles are suitable for most people aged between 12 and 75 years.

You will be able to cycle the same way you do an ordinary bicycle except that the battery will do all the hard work for you!

What can I expect to see on the tour?

During the Rome bike tour, the tourist highlights that you will be visiting include:

Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Trevi fountain, Spanish steps, Campo di Fiori, Colosseum, Circus Maximus, Aventine Hill and Keyhole.

Photo stops are made to take in the highlights of Rome and take a photo or three.

But for many just as memorable is the experience of pedalling down the narrow historic lanes and the street-life all around you.

Rome Bike Tour Reservations

Vatican Museums Tours & Fast Track Tickets

Vatican Museums Fast Track Tickets   €27.00

Fast track admission to Vatican Museum

Vatican Museums Fast Track Tickets + Audio Guide  €34.00

Fast track admission to Vatican Museum with Audio Guide

Vatican Museums Fast Track Tickets + Early Entrance    €52.00

Fast track admission to Vatican Museum before public opening

Vatican Museums Fast Track Access With Coach Transfers    €66.00

Tour in English plus hotel pickups

Vatican Museums Private Tours With Fast Track Access    Prices vary on numbers

Your own personal guide for your own grouo of 1 to 9 people

St Peter's Basilica Tours & Fast Track Tickets

St Peter's Basilica Fastrack with audio guide    €19.50

Fast track access to St Peter's together with audio guide in choice of languages

St Peter's Basilica guided tour    €27.00

Small group tour maximum 20 people

St Peter's Basilica guided tour with access to cupola (Dome)    €49.00

includes lift access to the dome of St Peter's with far reaching views

St Peter's & Vatican Museums Combined Tours

Vatican Museums + St Peter's (With Fast Track Access) Tour 1    From €23.00 + admissions

Guided 3 hour walking tour with Fast Track Access + early/evening entrance options

Vatican Museums + St Peter's (With Fast Track Access) Tour 2    From €58.50

Guided 3 hour walking tour with Fast Track Access + early/evening entrance options

Early Access Vatican Museums Small-Group Tour with St Peter’s    €96.50

Entry when doors open to Vatican Museums + St Peter's Basilicas

Vatican Museums, Vatican Gardens & St Peter’s guided tour with breakfast    €139

Complete tour of the Vatican with American breakfast in the Vatican Cafeteria

Vatican Gardens Tours

Vatican Gardens Walking Tour    €41.00

Includes admission to Vatican Museums

Vatican Gardens Bus Tour    €85.00

Includes admission to Vatican Museums

Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill

Colosseum & Roman Forum fast track tickets    from €18

2 Day fast track admission ticket to: Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

Colosseum & Roman Forum Walking Tour   from  €45

Fast Track Admission & 3 Hour Guided Tour

Walking tours (Colosseum, Roman Forum, Pantheon, Trevi...)

Colosseum, Roman Forum, Pantheon,Trevi    €35.90

3 hour walking tour with admissions. Afternoon tour

Spanish Steps, Pantheon,Trevi,Navona    €39.00

3 hour afternoon walking tour

Villa Borghese Gallery

Villa Borghese Fast Track Tickets     €18.50

Fast track admission ticket for a 2 hour slot

Villa Borghese Fast Track Tickets+ Guided Tour    €57

Fast track admission ticket for a 2 hour slot

Villa Borghese & Gardens    €59

2 hour tour of gallery + 1 hour gardens tour

Other popular City of Rome tours

Best of Rome by bike    €39

3 hr tour of Rome's highlights by bike

Best of Rome Coach Tour    €33/€91

Half or Full Day coach tour of main sights

Roman Gladiator Lesson     from €55

2 hour lesson in becoming a Roman Gladiator

Night Tours of Rome    €29/€51

Choice - walking or coach tour of Rome by night

Private tours of Rome

Flexible customised private tours of Rome by car   

Luxury executive vehicles (1 to 8 passengers)

Private sightseeing tour of Rome by golf cart 

A novel, fun way to see Rome (1 to 3 passengers)

Tours From Rome
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