Private Tour

Best of Rome Private Tour with Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, and Spanish Steps

Art & History
Duration: 6 Hours
Languages: EN, ES, ZH, RU

Discover the highlights of Rome's historic center on this best of Rome private tour that shows you the Roman Colosseum along with some lesser-known gems led by your licensed local guide. See what remains of Imperial Rome and the influence of the Renaissance on this ancient city. From the Colosseum, Piazza Navona, Trevi Fountain, and the Spanish Steps, this best of Rome private tour takes you on a carefully sketched trip through the greatest moments and monuments of Rome’s 2500-year history.

Perfect for:
  • First Timers
  • Art & History Lovers
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What to Expect

Make the most of your trip to Rome on this private walking tour of the city’s best attractions. Let the Eternal City enchant you as you stroll through its picturesque alleyways and discover some of the most famous sites such as the Colosseum, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps. This best of Rome private tour is perfect for visitors who want to see the very best of Rome from ancient times through the Renaissance.

Best of Rome Private Tour Overview

Journey to the ancient days as you explore the iconic symbol of Imperial Rome. Our best of Rome private tour starts with a skip the line visit to the imposing Colosseum, the site where gladiators and wild beasts fought to the death to entertain emperors and roaring crowds. As you explore its first and second tiers, your guide will stir your imagination with the amazing events and contests that once took place here.


Then, head off to discover the city's highlights and hidden gems. The best of Rome private tour continues with a visit to the greatest monuments scattered throughout the heart of the city center. As you stroll throughout the cobbled streets stop by famous landmarks such as the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, Via del Corso, Piazza di Spagna, and many more! Again, your guide will bring the sights to life with the stories and myths that make Rome quite unlike any other city in the world.


Starting with the Pantheon, you will learn about this classical building that has been intact since the ancient Roman times. Then, in accordance with Roman tradition, toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain to ensure you will be back again soon! At Piazza Navona, marvel at Bernini's masterpiece, the Fountain of Four Rivers which represents the only 4 continents known during the artist's time.


The best of Rome private tour ends at the monumental Spanish Steps where various Hollywood hits such as Audrey Hepburn's "Roman Holiday" had been shot. This best of Rome private tour gives you the opportunity to marvel at the timeless beauty of this ancient city and visit the historic landmarks and classical architecture that draws millions of tourists each year. For travelers wishing to see the Vatican instead, please take a look at our Rome in a Day Private Tour with Colosseum & Vatican.


  • Colosseum 1st and 2nd tiers
  • Via del Corso
  • Pantheon (from outside)
  • Trevi Fountain
  • Piazza Navona
  • Spanish Steps

What Is Included

  • Private licensed professional local guide
  • Tickets & reservation fees for skip the line access to the Colosseum with pre-reserved entry time

What Is Not Included

  • Transportation
  • Underground level of the Colosseum
  • Interior visit to the Pantheon
  • Food & drinks
  • Tips (optional)
  • Anything not expressly mentioned as included

Meeting Point

At an easy to find location near the entrance to the Colosseum. Full details provided upon booking.

Important Information

  • This Best of Rome Private Tour is available on request any day except January 1, June 2 am, and December 25.
  • On the first Sunday of the month the Colosseum is free of charge and cannot be booked.
  • For safety reasons the Colosseum can accommodate up to 3,000 people at once. This could lead to delays in access to the site, even for visitors with pre-booked entrance tickets.
  • When entering the Colosseum it is compulsory to pass through metal detectors and there is sometimes a line for this.
  • The Colosseum Administration has the faculty to close the site or parts of it without notice for events, strikes, weather conditions, or any other reason. In which case, we will offer an alternative itinerary in keeping with the advertised total length of the tour.

Good to Know

  • Occasionally, this tour may run in reverse order visiting Rome's historic center attractions prior to entering the Colosseum.
  • Due to the security regulations of the Colosseum, all members of your party must present a valid proof of identification prior to entrance.
  • Only small backpacks and regular-size handbags are allowed inside the Colosseum. As there are no storage facilities visitors with larger purses or bags will not be allowed to enter. To avoid possible denied entry, we strongly suggest traveling light and leave any unnecessary belongings at the hotel.
  • This tour involves a fair amount of walking, stairs and hills; comfortable shoes are recommended.
  • During the warmest months of the year, a small bottle of water* and sun protection is also advisable.*We discourage single-use plastic water bottles on our tours, and suggest you consider bringing your own refillable bottle. Rest assured that there will be several opportunities to quench your thirst on the tour.
  • The Colosseum is an ancient site that is not stroller friendly.
  • Regretfully this Best of Rome Private Tour is not suitable for wheelchair users or those with impaired mobility.

How to Book Your Private Tour

  • Send Us Your Inquiry
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  • Payment Policy
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  • Tour Voucher
    Within two business days of payment, we will email you a voucher with all the booking details. Such email constitutes your proof of purchase.

Tour FAQs

We’re on a cruise can we do the tour?

If you would to take this Best of Rome Private Tour as an excursion from port, please see our Rome Private Tour from Civitavecchia Cruise Port.

Is this Best of Rome Private Tour suitable for kids?

Yes! We recommend this tour for visitors of all ages and at all knowledge levels. The tour combines entertainment and education as you visit Rome's most significant sites with one of our friendly and knowledgeable guides well used to relating to kids of all ages.

Does the tour include the underground level?

The Colosseum does not allow any tour operator to conduct private visits to the underground areas. They have their own guides and the only way to get access to this section of the Colosseum is by joining their group tours. For that reason, the visit of these areas are NOT included in the Best of Rome Private Tour.

Do we enter the Pantheon?

The visit inside the Pantheon is not included in the Best of Rome Private Tour but your guide will offer a full explanation from the outside. The Pantheon does not offer skip the line tickets so unless the entrance lines are very short, we do not step inside.

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