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Ancient Rome Half-Day Walking Tour

Highlights
  • Gain an overview of Rome highlights on a walking tour 
  • A great way for first-time visitors to orient themselves 
  • Listen to live commentary on landmarks for deeper historical context
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Ancient Rome Half-Day Walking Tour
From US$48.40
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9:15am Standard Tour: English
Standard tour max. 25 people.
From US$48.39
2pm Standard Tour: German
Standard tour max. 25 people.
From US$55.84
9.15am Small-Group Tour
Small-group tour with a maximum of 12 people.
From US$85.62
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Overview

Get an overview of Rome’s top attractions and ancient ruins on this morning or afternoon walking tour, a great way for visitors to orient themselves. Skip past the long ticket lines at the Colosseum and Roman Forum, and discover more about the icons' history than you would on your own (signage is infrequent at the Forum in particular). Plus, enjoy quick stops at the Trevi Fountain and other landmarks. Choose to tour with a small group limited to 12 or a larger group of no more than 25.

What to Expect

Your Rome walking tour begins when you meet your guide outside the metro Colosseo stop in Rome, at least 20 minutes before your scheduled morning or afternoon departure.

You’re guaranteed to skip the long lines with your guide as you enter the Colosseum and explore the first and second levels, listening to tales (via headset) of the bloody gladiator fights that occurred in the arena.

The next stop is the Roman Forum, where you’ll explore the ruins and hear stories of ancient Rome. See, too, the Arch of Septimius Severus and the Temple of Vespasian and Titus.

Continue to the historic center of Rome to pose for photos in front of the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, and Piazza Navona.

After you bid your guide farewell at Piazza Navona in central Rome, you’ll be free to continue exploring Rome independently.

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Fun way to cover some major sights

If you don't have much time in Rome, this is a convenient way to get a bunch of the main sights covered. The skip the line helps a lot, especially at the Colosseum. Joseph was knowledgeable and funny. My only complaint is that I wish...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Informative and Fun

Had a great experience, we had Phillipe and he was very friendly and funny. He was very informative and the tour covered a lot in a short space of time which was great. Was really easy to find as per the instructions gave and the...More

Thank Holly J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Insensitive and rude customer service

Make sure you're on time when you book this tour because they show no mercy! We booked and paid a tour for 14:00 and on the way there we noticed we were going to be late due to public transport. So we called the customer...More

Thank DeeYellow89
Simona F, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Nicom Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear DeeYellow89, thank you for raising this issue regarding the late comers on the tour. We are sorry you didn't make it on time for the tour departure and we can confirm that you called to let us know that you were going to be...More

Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile
Wonderful and informative!

This is the way to cover a lot of ground in a short period. Francesca was engaging, knowledgable, personable- wonderful! I would definitely recommend this tour!

Thank Jana O
Reviewed 9 January 2018
Very informative

Giuseppe was a great guide. Very knowledgeable and pleasant. The tour was in depth about Rome, the culture, and the various eras.

Thank dg1242018
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