Rome is an incredible city, and one that is on so many people’s bucket lists. With its amazing architecture and awe-inspiring artwork as well as thousands of years of vibrant history, it is one of the best cities in Europe for those who love an adventure. These private tours of Rome give you the opportunity to see the best city sites in an intimate way, and to really get the most out of your experience.

Private Colosseum Tour with Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

Couple admiring the ancient architecture of the Colosseum in Rome

The Colosseum is one of the most iconic sites in Rome, if not the entire world. It represents an entire history of gladiatorial battles, mock sea trials, executions and more. Rome has a dark and somewhat bloody history, and a visit to the Colosseum is an incredible way to remember and learn about it.

This is one of the most interesting private tours of Rome; visiting not only the Colosseum but the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill too, your expert, English-speaking guide will be able to fill you in on everything you need to know when it comes to ancient Rome and the Colosseum. The VIP treatment of walking around this site with your very own dedicated tour guide (who knows all there is to know about art, history and archaeology) is an amazing experience.

Step back in time and walk in the footsteps of the ancient Romans on this incredible private tour, which lasts for 3 hours. The timing is flexible, so your tour can be customized to spend more time at the places that interest you the most! This private tour runs Monday through Friday, at 8.30 am, 9.30 am, 10.00 am and 3.00 pm.

Private Full Day Major Sites of Rome Shore Excursion from Civitavecchia

Couple posing for a picture in front of the St Peter's Basilica in the Vatican

For those visiting Rome as part of a European cruise, this is one of the best private tours of Rome available. You will be picked up and dropped off at Civitavecchia Port in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle, allowing you to travel into the city in style. This 10-hour tour takes you on a journey around the city, showcasing the very best of what Rome has to offer in one day. This is what makes it so perfect for those visiting on a cruise! The tour runs Monday through Saturday, and you will be picked up at 7.30 am.

There is so much to see in Rome, and this tour shows you it all. From the Vatican and its fascinating museums to the iconic Colosseum, as well as the beautiful Spanish Steps, Pantheon, the Trevi Fountain and so much more. Around every corner in Rome there is something special, and this tour is a great chance to see so much of it. Your dedicated English-speaking, expert tour guide will be with you throughout the day, on hand to answer any questions and tell you the most exciting stories about Roman history, art and architecture. There is free time to eat and explore, and all transfers throughout the day will be taken in an air-conditioned vehicle - plus you’ll be guaranteed to get back to the port on time!

Private Sistine Chapel, Vatican Museums and St. Peters Basilica Tour

Guide giving a tour of the Vatican City

A trip to Rome is, of course, incomplete without visiting the Vatican. The epicenter of Catholicism, the Vatican is a beautifully iconic site that holds so many stories of history and religion. From the stunning Sistine Chapel ceiling to the fascinating Vatican Museums, there is so much to see here. Having an expert, English-speaking, dedicated tour guide means you can ask questions that are right for you, and you’ll never miss a thing. You can really get the most out of your visit to the Vatican!

This private tour gives you access to the highlights of the Vatican; from the beautiful artwork to the grand architecture, you’ll leave this 3-hour tour feeling totally inspired. The tour runs Monday through Saturday, and there are several departure times each day. If you are keen to really get to know the Vatican and what’s inside, this is one of the best private tours of Rome you can possibly book. With sculptures, paintings and frescoes all around there is simply so much to see at the Vatican!

Half Day Semi-Private Ancient Ostia Ruins Tour from Rome

Ruins of Ostia Antica near Rome

As well as private tours of Rome, we also offer incredible semi-private tours of Rome including this tour to the fascinating Ancient Ostia ruins. Less popular than Pompeii, this ancient site is full of well-preserved ruins of a 4th century BC town. From Roman baths to taverns and apartments, they are in such amazing condition that ‘ruins’ is almost the wrong word for this brilliant insight into ancient Rome. Once a lively harbor town, you’ll be able to walk in the footsteps of the Romans who established this site!

See the Baths of Neptun, the Forum of the Corporations, the Collegiate Temple and so much more - all in such wonderfully pristine condition. In a small, intimate group you’ll head from Rome to Ostia by train in the company of an English-speaking, expert tour guide. Hear stories of Ancient Ostia and how society worked in those days, and marvel at what has been left behind. The tour is 4 hours in total, leaving at 9.00 am on Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Private tours of Rome are a great way to ensure you make the most of your trip to this incredible city. With so much to pack in to a vacation, booking an intimate tour is a brilliant idea!