The Great Beauty of Rome and surroundings
A week to discover the great beauty of Rome and its surroundings. Well take a journey through history, culture and gastronomy around the Eternal city, the Castelli Romani and Ostia Antica.
Private Tour: 2 people – duration 8 days /7 nights
Price per person: € 2.047
|Where||Rome, Roman Castles, Ancient Ostia|
|When||All the year|
|Included||history, art, culture, gastronomy|
|Not included||International flights|
Day 1: Arrival in the Eternal City
Transfer by private car from Rome Fiumicino airport to the hotel, for those arriving by plane. Accommodation in hotel category 4 stars.
Day 2: Christian and Baroque Rome
The morning of the first day is dedicated to the Vatican State. The Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel with the Last Judgement by Michelangelo, St. Peter’s Basilica with the Pietà by Michelangelo, or the Baldacchino by Bernini.
At dusk, the sunset makes even more fascinating the monuments that will be the background to the evening walk in the “Roman Baroque”. The Steps of Trinità dei Monti, Spanish Steps, the Trevi Fountain, the ancient Pantheon, and finally the scenic Piazza Navona, where an aperitif with breathtaking views over the rooftops of Rome will be served.
Included: Visit to the Vatican Museums and Saint Peter’s basilica, evening visit with aperitif, accommodation & breakfast
Day 3: Imperial Rome
Walking through the streets and squares of Rome that are part of the Archaeological Park of the Forum, is like taking a journey into the history of the Roman Empire, is like entering the set of the many films. With the guide, you will enter the Colosseum, and then continue your visit to the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill.
In the afternoon, time to enjoy the city. In the evening, sit at a table in a typical Roman restaurant to enjoy the dishes of the gastronomic tradition of Rome.
Included: Visit to Colosseum and Forum, Roman dinner, accommodation & breakfast
Day 4: Castelli Romani, wine & gastronomy
Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning our driver takes you on board a comfortable car in Frascati, one of the villages that are part of the territory of the Castelli Romani.
Our guide awaits you upon arrival to accompany you on a food tour and will make you visit some historic shops where you can make tastings and shop. Following a visit to a wine cellar where you will be shown the process of wine production in the area. Lunch at the winery based on local specialities, return by car with driver to your hotel.
Visited: Rome and the Castelli Romani
Included: Excursion to the Castelli Romani with driver, winery tour with lunch, accommodation & breakfast
Day 5: Roman cooking class
Breakfast. In the morning meeting with our expert cook who along with you, will go to a typical local market in Rome and with her you will move between the desks to choose the products that will then serve you for your Roman cooking class. Lunch based on your recipes.
Included: Roman cooking class, accommodation & breakfast
Day 6: Jewish Rome and Trastevere
Breakfast. In the morning a guided tour of one of the most fascinating districts of Rome: the Jewish Ghetto, a place where history is breathed in every corner. At the end, lunch at a restaurant in the Ghetto, where you can enjoy Roman and Jewish cuisine, enjoying the lively atmosphere that surrounds it.
In the afternoon, after Ponte Garibaldi you will find yourself in the historic district of Trastevere, where you can still breathe the atmosphere of the many films that have been shot in its streets and that speak of the Rome of the past. Walk with guide through the alleys and squares, with tastings along the way.
Included: Guided tour of the Ghetto with lunch, guided tour of Trastevere, accommodation & breakfast
Day 7: Ostia Antica and Lunch by the sea
Breakfast. In the morning our driver will accompany you on board a comfortable car at the entrance to the Archaeological Park of Ostia Antica, where you will be welcomed by our guide who will accompany you to discover a place, where you can breathe the atmosphere of when it was a crossroads of the thriving trade of the Roman Empire, with ships arriving in the nearby Port.
After the visit, the driver will take you to the nearby Ostia Lido, where you will have a fish lunch. After lunch, return by car and driver to your hotel.
Visited: Rome, Ostia Antica, Lido di Ostia
Included: Car and driver for transfers, guided tour of Ostia Antica, fish lunch, accommodation & breakfast
Day 8: Ciao Rome
Breakfast and return to destination, transfer to the airport for those returning by plane.
Included: Breakfast included
|Accommodation in a 4 star hotel in Rome (Historic Centre, Monti District, Trastevere)|
|Standard/classic double room – accommodation & breakfast|
|Airport transfer Fiumicino/hotel for those arriving by plane|
|Guided tour of the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica|
|Evening walking tour in Baroque Rome with guide, aperitif on the terrace|
|Guided tour of the Colosseum and the Forum|
|Dinner Roman cuisine in selected restaurant|
|Excursion to the Castelli Romani with driver and guide|
|Visit and lunch at a winery|
|Cooking course, with purchases in the local market|
|Guided tour of the Ghetto of Rome|
|Lunch in the restaurant at the Ghetto|
|Guided tour of Trastevere|
|Excursion to Ostia with driver and guide|
|Fish lunch at Lido di Ostia|
|Medical baggage insurance|
|Assistance from the agency 24/7|
|What’s not included:|
|Tips, drinks, personal extras|
|Admission to museums, monuments if not specified in the final program|
|Taxes and local taxes to be paid at the hotel|
|Anything not specifically mentioned in the “what’s included”|
Price per person:
From € 2.047 for a minimum of 2 people, no airport/hotel/airport transfer
From € 2.087 for a minimum of 2 people, with private car transfer and driver
Ready to go?
- 30% at the time of confirmation of services
- 70% 45 days before the departure date
- Cancellation fee equal to 30% of the total cost of the trip, for cancellations made up to 45 days before the arrival date
- Cancellation fee of 100%, for cancellations made from 45 days before and until the date of arrival
We recommend to subscribe an insurance policy that covers any penalties in case of cancellation of this tour great beauty Rome. Read the Terms and Conditions of Italia Delight (art. 11).
- Accommodation in a four star hotel in Rome (Historic Centre, Monti District, Trastevere)
- Standard/classic double room
- Overnight stay with breakfast
- Airport transfer Fiumicino/hotel for those arriving by plane
- Guided tour of the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica
- Evening walking tour in Baroque Rome with guide, aperitif on the terrace
- Guided tour of the Colosseum and the Forum
- Dinner Roman cuisine in selected restaurant
- Excursion to the Castelli Romani with driver and guide
- Visit and lunch at a winery
- Cooking course, with purchases in the local market
- Guided tour of the Ghetto of Rome
- Lunch in the restaurant at the Ghetto
- Guided tour of Trastevere
- Excursion to Ostia with driver and guide
- Fish lunch at Lido di Ostia
- Medical baggage insurance
- Assistance from the agency 24/7
What’s not included:
- Tips, drinks, personal extras
- Admission to museums, monuments if not specified in the final program
- Taxes and local taxes to be paid at the hotel
- Anything not specifically mentioned in the “what’s included”
Price per person:
From € 2.047 for a minimum of two people, without airport/hotel/airport transfer.
From € 2.087 for a minimum of two people, with transfer by private car and driver.
To send a trip enquiry, contact the local Expert who organises this tour.
I have been working in tourism since 1981, starting out as a salesman in a travel agency and then, over time, taking on positions of greater responsibility in operational management.
I am lucky enough to have been born and to live in Rome, one of the best-loved cities in the world.
A heritage of history, art, culture, and beauty that I wish to make known, proposing itineraries and experiences that can give the traveller the opportunity to appreciate all that Rome and Italy have to offer.
Journeys and proposals created in collaboration with an important tour operator of which I am technical director.