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Leaving from Piazza San Bernardo, crossing Piazza della Repubblica, we will reach and visit the Basilica of St. John in Lateran (internal visit), cathedral of Rome and of the world, famous for its baroque and medieval masterpieces kept intact inside of it. Hence, we will go to the Holy Stairs, consisting of twenty-eight white marble steps, now encased by wooden steps. According to tradition, the staircases were part of the praetorium of Pilate in Jerusalem, hence were sanctified by the footsteps of Jesus Christ during his Passion...More
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ANCIENT OSTIA TOUR

Ostia antica takes its name from the latin word ostium meaning mouth. Founded as a military base, it became an important commercial port for the supply of grain for Rome. Starting from Porta Romana and proceeding along the main road - Decumanus Maximus - we will visit the old metropolis and Piazzale della Vittoria. Next we will visit the baths of Neptune, one of the public services of the city constructed by Adriano and ornated with fine mosaics. Behind the Bath’s of Neptune, the Firemen’s barrack of the Adrian’s age...More

 
 
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Visit the Vatican City, enclosing the world's richest art collection, to discover the highlights of the Museums, including Raphael's Rooms, the ancient Greek and Roman sculptures, the Renaissance Tapestries, the Gallery of Maps with views of the Gardens, the Sistine Chapel home to Michelangelo's awesome frescoes and Last Judgement. Enjoy anecdotes and accounts of famous artists and popes giving you a fuller understanding and appreciation of the renaissance spirit which heralded great changes in thoughts, art, architecture, music and human conditions...MORE
 
A highlight-tour through the Vatican City's famous museums, containing one of the largest and most spectacular art display in the World, including the ancient Roman and Greek statuary collection of the Renaissance popes, Belvedere cortyard,  Muse's rooms, Circolar room with Hercules, Greek cross room with Constantine's sarcofagus,  the  Gallery of Maps  overlooking the Vatican Gardens, Raffael's rooms and finally  Michelangelo's breathtaking  Last Judgement in the Sistine Chapel...MORE
 
 

COLISEUM AND ROMAN FORUM TOUR

Enter the impressive symbol of Rome, the Coliseum and hear vivid details on the gladiator combats, wild animal hunts and other varied spectacular events. Visit the Palatine and see the breathtaking views of the Emperors' residences. Stroll along the "Via Sacra" as Julius Caesar, Augustus and Hadrian did when they paraded their victorious legions to the Roman Forum, centre of political, religious and commercial life in ancient Rome. See the interior of the old Senate, the Temple of Vesta, the dwellings of the Vestal Virgins and Triumphal Arches of Titus and Septimius Severus...MORE
 

Borghese Gallery Tour

Despite the family name, Borghese taste was anything but bourgeois.The exquisitely cultivated Scipione not only advised his uncle Paul V on artistic matters, but with papal pin money amassed one of the world's greatest private collections of sculpture and paintings.

Later members of the family added to the collection, much of which has landed in the Louvre, thanks to Prince Camillo Borghese, who donated or sold a large portion of it to his brother in law Napoleon. The Italian State purchased what remained in  1902...MORE

 

CATACOMBS AND CIRCUS MAXIMUMS TOUR

fter exploring the mysterious Catacombs situated on the old Appian way, totalling some 150 kilometres of underground tunnels and galleries used as cemeteries by early Christians during roman persecutions, see the  vast tracks of the  Circus Maximus where 180 thousand inflamed spectators could fervently incite their favourite heroes to victory and view the sprawling Emperors' Palaces on Palatine Hill. Courageously dare placing your hand in the oldest “lie detector” in the world,  the famous “Mouth of Truth”  and then continue your walk to admire the well-preserved Temples of Hercules and of Portunus situated on the banks of the Tiber...MORE
 

OLD APIAN WAY ON HORSEBACK TOUR

After exploring the mysterious Catacombs situated on the old Appian way, totalling some 150 kilometres of underground tunnels and galleries used as cemeteries by early Christians during roman persecutions, see the  vast tracks of the  Circus Maximus where 180 thousand inflamed spectators could fervently incite their favourite heroes to victory and view the sprawling Emperors' Palaces on Palatine Hill. Courageously dare placing your hand in the oldest “lie detector” in the world,  the famous “Mouth of Truth”  and then continue your walk to admire the well-preserved Temples of Hercules and of Portunus situated on the banks of the Tiber...MORE
 

ROME BY NIGHT DRIVE TOUR

A romanticevening introduction to Rome by chauffeured limousine , at a time  of day when, the chaotic and noisy city traffic has dwindled down and the air has cooled off, to be enveloped in the magical atmospheres of illuminated squares, fountains, renaissance and baroque palaces. Feel the typical balmy nights of Rome as you discover the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain; St. Peter's Basilica and Square and River Tiber with its many old bridges. Reach the top of Capitoline Hill for a breathtaking view of the illuminated Roman Forum with its antiquities and stop by the imposing Coliseum.
 

SUNSET / ROME AT DUSK TOUR

Come and join our twilight stroll of the Eternal City at Spanish steps, you will then make your way to the Trevi Fountain which makes for an important stop as we will enchant you with the true meaning of the “Baroque” in all its glory. As we cut across the city center to arrive at the Pantheon, a prodigy of  Roman engineering (its dome is the second largest in the world), you will come to understand exactly how and why this age-old relic was changed throughout the ages,  from the ancient to medieval times, and from Renaissance to modern...MORE
 

ROME CRUISE CONNECTIONS TOUR

After a pleasant stretch along the coast, accompanied by your English-spiking driver, reach the centre of Rome and meet-up with your private city-guide. From Capitoline Hill enjoy a spectacular panoramic view of the ancient Temples, Triumphal-Archers, Senate-House, Basilicas and Sacred Way surrounding the old Roman Forum, hub of political, religious and commercial life during republican and  imperial days and forming the most historical archaeological complex in the western world. Visit the nearby elegant renaissance square modelled by Michelangelo for Pope Paul III and adorned by the bronze equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius...MORE
 
ANGELS AND DEMONS TOUR
The mystery begins  from the Northern Gates of Rome, Porta del Popolo, to discover one of the most famous square of Rome and its church, Piazza del Popolo and the church of Santa Maria del Popolo.Here, the statues of Habbakuk and the Angel, by G.L. Bernini, indicate the way down the Path of the Illumination, and also the Chigi pyramid tomb with numerous symbols and vault referring to zodiac signs designed by Raphael. In the Chigi Chapel we will find the first Altar of Science and, exactly, in the subterranean crypt where the first cardinal is found dead with a burn on his chest...MORE

       

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PONZA ISLAND TOUR

The points, overhangs, cliff, buttresses, coves and seabed discovering the wonderfull island with us.Leaving the Port, which was restored on the Roman ruins in 1772 and completed in 1793, you will be to the Pilate’s Caves, the man who tried Jesus for heresy and who gave the name to the island. Straight afterwards you will see the Madonna’s Rocks and the Guard’s lighthouse, the southernmost tip of the island, where enjoying the amazing view of the archipelago. A bit further you will discover the iconic Chiaia di Luna, a small beach protected from the winds thanks to a tuff wall that is very tall, where, in the past, there was a Greek port... then  White Cape' s beach, with its famous tunnel, excavated in Roman times...MORE

 
ANCIENT OSTIA TOUR
Depart from Rome with your guide passing the old Ostiense Gate, the ancient city walls erected by Emperor Aurelian in 270 AD and the huge marble Pyramid of Caio Cestius dating from 1st century BC. After 12 miles reach Ostia Antica Excavations situated at the mouth of the River Tiber on the Mediterranean coast and visit the maritime port of ancient Rome. Only rediscovered in the 19th century and excavated largely form 1920s to 1940s, Ostia was founded probably in the 7th century BC for salt extraction from marshy swamps but later in the 4th century BC it became a military and naval port protecting the Tiber access to Rome...MORE
 
At Tivoli see by the huge quarries, where in antiquity, thousands of slaves and prisoners toiled in dangerous and brutal conditions to excavate large travertine lime-stone blocks used for constructing the Colosseum, the Theatre of Marcellus, numerous aqueducts and bridges, all still surviving in Rome today. Proceed to the close by Villa of Hadrian, erected between 118AD and 125AD, a fabulous imperial dwelling-complex, quite probably designed by this highly sophisticated, intelligent and art-loving sovereign, which sprawls over low valleys and slopes shaded by magnificent umbrella pines, olive tress and cypresses...MORE
 

Visit charming Castelgandolfo where the Pope meets pilgrims in summer and then Nemi with its medieval castle overlooking a smaller enchanting lake where Emperors Caligula and Nero used to orchestrate refined sumptuous banquets and feasts on luxuriously rigged rafts to entertain  and surprise visiting foreign dignitaries. This famed area is considered one of the most beautiful spots in Italy and is the bronze-age cradle of the Latin peoples and language who later were to found Rome on the banks of the Tiber river....MORE

 

 

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On the basis of our long experience and visitors' requests we have created some highly successful suggested itineraries as listed above.

Our Private Tours however can also be customized to meet your specific wishes: if there is anything in particular you desire to visit we can design a tour especially for you.

Our professional licensed guides can meet you at your hotel at the agreed time and private transportation by limousine, minivan or other means can be arranged where needed.

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