Private Tour

Private Walking Tour of Rome Historic Center

Art & History
Romance & Honeymoon
Duration: 3 Hours
Languages: EN, ES, ZH

Discover quaint streets, lavish fountains and squares on this private walking tour of Rome's city center visiting the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Piazza Navona and more. From the most instagrammable masterpieces to the lesser-known treasures you will come up close with Italian culture and experience day-to-day life in Rome. Guided by one of our an art historian experts, you’ll get a comprehensive look at the city’s layers of history while becoming familiar with local life and culture. This private walking tour of Rome is the perfect way to get acquainted with the Eternal City at the start of a visit to the city, or a great way to get a glimpse of the city for those short on time.

Perfect for:
  • First Timers
  • Families with Kids
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What to Expect

If you have just one day to see Rome, this is the tour that will help you get the most out of your visit and enhance your appreciation of the city’s aesthetic and architectural highlights. For those planning a longer stay, this private walking tour of Rome will provide the perfect introduction to the city.

Private Walking Tour of Rome at Glance

Explore Rome extraordinary historic center with a friendly and knowledgeable guide unveiling the stories behind the buildings, fountains and piazzas that you pass. With thousands of years of history around every corner, you encounter the ancient world, the glory of the Renaissance, the magnificence of the Baroque and understand why Rome is called the Eternal City!


Your Roman experience starts at the monumental Spanish Steps, where generations of world-weary travelers and Romantic poets made their home away from home. You will take in the Bernini’s Barcaccia Fountain and an ancient Egyptian obelisk before walking along the exclusive Via Condotti. Past the boutiques of Armani, Gucci, Bulgari and many other world famous fashion designers.


The Trevi Fountain, the largest baroque fountain in the city comes next. The most enduring - and maybe the quirkiest - legend about Rome is that throwing a coin into the Trevi Fountain will ensure your return to the Eternal City. After learning the history behind the fountain, you'll head to the impressive Piazza Colonna, punctuated by the ancient Column of Marcus Aurelius.


A little further, in Piazza della Rotonda you will find the magnificent Pantheon, the best-preserved and most astonishing ancient Roman building of all. Although refashioned as Catholic Church, this 2,000-year old temple dedicated to all the gods stands as the most stunning example of ancient Roman engineering. Its perfect dimensions and soaring dome have astounded architects and engineers for generations.


Finally, we will wrap up our private walking tour of Rome historic center at one of the city’s most dramatic squares -the colorful Piazza Navona, with its remarkable Baroque fountains, the most famous of which is the Fountain of Four Rivers designed by Bernini.


This unique private walking tour of Rome reveals the city's most beautiful monuments and the secrets of the Roman Dolce Vita. A perfect tour for a first time visitor of Rome in addition to our Vatican and Colosseum private tours for a comprehensive understanding of the Italian capital.


  • Spanish Steps
  • Via Condotti
  • Trevi Fountain
  • Piazza Colonna
  • Pantheon (from outside)
  • Piazza Navona

What Is Included

  • Private licensed professional local guide

What Is Not Included

  • Transportation
  • Food & drinks
  • Tips (optional)
  • Anything not expressly mentioned as included

Meeting Point

In your hotel lobby (only for centrally located hotels) or at an easy to find location in the historic center. Full details provided upon booking.

Important Information

  • This private walking tour of Rome is available on request any day.

Good to Know

  • The tour involves a fair amount of walking, comfortable shoes are recommended.
  • During the warmest months of the year, a small bottle of water* 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.
  • This private walking tour of Rome is not suitable for people with limited mobility. However, please let us know in advance any special needs or invalidity and we will do our best to accommodate.

How to Book Your Private Tour

  • Send Us Your Inquiry
    Fill out the tour inquiry form and we will respond with availability and price quote.
  • Payment Policy
    Full payment by credit card is required to make a reservation. We use industry leader Stripe for all card transactions.
  • 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

Is this Private Walking Tour of Rome kid-friendly?

Yes, it is. That’s the beauty of this tour- it is the perfect introduction tour to Rome for the whole family. We will assign you a kid-friendly guide who knows how to engage and entertain family members, whatever their ages.

Can we combine this Private Walking Tour of Rome with a visit to the Colosseum?

If you're interested in including the Colosseum, we recommend our Best of Rome Private Tour.

I’ve never been to Rome before, and I’m overwhelmed. Where do I start?

One of the best orientations to the city is a stroll through the historical center, with its narrow streets and breathtaking vistas of piazzas, fountains and ruins. But why not put your map away for two hours and let one of our expert, local guides lead the way? Their explanations, stories and helpful tips will make for a relaxing walk that will bring the city to life, taking in not only the major sites of the city center but also a few hidden gems easily missed by the casual tourist.

Would you like to personalize this tour?

If you would like us to put together a bespoke tour tailored to your needs, our dedicated trip planning specialists are on hand to help you develop an experience that will be just right for you and yours.

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