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Date: 2014-04-08 15:21:43

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Author: Samuel Heenan

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So you did not come half way around the world to sit on a bus with 40 strangers, eat cafeteria food and see the usual tourist sites. No! You want first class service from the minute you step off the plane to the moment you get back on. Private tours obviously cost a little more for the VIP treatment and flexibility offered but if you are going to loosen the purse strings i guess a trip to one of the worlds most romantic and historical cities qualifies.

So lets have a look at some of the private tour options on offer:

Vatican Museums Private Tour - St Peter's included


A VIP Private Grand Vatican tour which your expert guide will lead you around the Museums, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica is the most complete tours of the Vatican, you will visit the most wonderful collection of art in the Vatican Museums that house one of the most extensive collections in the world. This tour will include special access tickets so you wont have to wait in line to enter the Museums or St Peter's Basilica. The tour will include pickup and drop off at your hotel with private car service.

For bookings and information click private vatican tour

 

Private Tour of Colosseum + Ancient Rome - Skip the line

With a private car and guide who will meet you and bring you from your hotel to the Colosseum where you will begin your tour of this Ancient ampitheatre, the Roman Forum and Ancient Rome on awalking tour. You will step into the history of ancient Romewith private VIP entrance therefore you will not have to wait around in the long lines. Your tour will end at the Capitoline hill where you will be collected and returned to your hotel.

For bookings and information click private tour of colosseum

 

Rome by Night Private Tour

Your driver and guide will collect you from your hotel and begin the journey from Teatro Marcello, we will drive down Piazza Venezia, Via dei Fori, the Colosseum, the Basilica of St Mary Mayor and the majestic Piazza della Repubblica with the beautiful Nayadi Fountain; From Via Nazionale walking down Via Veneto (considered the most elegant street of the city) you will reach the Trevi Fountain, (don’t forget to throw a coin into its basin to ensure your return to the Eternal City!). Then walking on to the Pantheon and Piazza Navona and finish driving past Castel Sant'Angelo and the Vatican. At the end of the tour you will be returned to your Hotel.

For bookings and information click rome by night private tour

 

Tivoli and Villa D'este Private Tour

With your driver and guide you will begin at the foot of the Tiburtini hills, source of the springs that supply the spa town of Bagni di Tivoli and which are dominated by vast quarries of travertine marble, you will stop first to visit the ruins of Villa Adriana which can only hint at the grandeur and beauty of this Villa built by Emperor Hadrian to remind him of the monuments and sites he had admired during his travels in the East. We then continue to the Villa D’Este, one of the most beautiful residences of the Renaissance. The Villa’s countless fountains, set in the heart of magnificent Italian style gardens, create a delightfully graceful symphony of carved stone, shade, sunlight and water.

For bookings and information click tivoli private tour

 

Crypts and Catacombs Private Tour

The guide and driver will meet you at your Hotel and head towards Via Appia, on this private tour your will visit one of the earliest roads of Ancient Rome where, according to Christian tradition, an escaping Peter encountered a. vision of Christ, inspiring him to go back into the city to face certain martyrdom. Along the Appian Way you will visit the Catacombs of Domitilla or St. Calisto, miles of underground  tunnels built by the Christians in the early 2nd and 3rd century AD. Our journey will continue to St. Paul outside the Walls, the second largest Basilica in Rome after St. Peter's, where you will take a tour inside of St Paul's where the tomb of the saint is kept. The tour will finish at the Capuchin Crypt, whose interior is elaborately decorated with human bones, forming ornamental frames or candelabras, of around 4,000 friars buried there between 1528 and 1870.

For bookings and information click rome catacombs private tour

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