Rome is one of the largest cities in Europe. Rome is a “must to see”. Rome is an atmosphere. Magnificent and brutal at the same time, it is a summary of the Western civilization whose testimonies, from the oldest to the earliest, are shown everywhere as well as its hectic daily life.
The best way to experience Rome, especially as a first-time visitor, is to trace the paths to reach the climax, but also to leave the tracks traveled by tourists and re-enter the genuine, local atmosphere.
Sightseeing Tours in Rome
The charme of the “ancient ruins”: to understand the greatness of the past and the architectural skills already achieved by the Romans
The new imposing architectures and symbols of the Christian ideas: to understand the power acquired by the new religion.
Churches, steeples, towers often included in later buildings, curvy alleyways: the medieval features that are often on your side when strolling through the center.
The “myth” of Rome, its grandeur and splendor, revived from the beginning of the fifteenth century, thanks to the popes, and witnessed today by the basilicas, the several churches and by the magnificent noble palaces.
Squares, fountains, mansions and over ornate churches testify the exuberance of Baroque and Rococo Rome: a new expression of art, a synthesis of emotions.
In September 1870 Rome became the capital of the brand new Italy: a regular urban plan was laid out and a different skyline outlined to make Rome compete with other major metropolis in Europe.
A professional driver and expert tour guide can make your approach to Rome’s history and cultural heritage easier and meaningful, at your own pace, while saving time.
The tour starts from your hotel or apartment in Rome at your chosen time and lasts three hours at least.
You will board one of our vans and the driver will escort you for a sightseeing tour to visit the squares and the monuments of Rome. He will assist you when taking your stops to snap a shot or when you want to take a break.
In case you want to know more about the sites and the monuments we suggest you to hire the services of Paolo Lenzi, archaeologist and professional, licensed tour guide of Rome (rwww.romanpaths.it) who will give you a full historic explanation.
At the end of the tour you can ask the driver to be dropped back at your hotel/apartment or where you wish.
The entrance tickets to the Colosseum/Roman Forum area and the Vatican Museums/Sistine Chapel must be booked ahead of time on the official websites:
VATICAN MUSEUM-SISTINE CHAPEL
Dr. Paolo Lenzi
A professional driver and expert tour guide can make your approach to Rome’s history and cultural heritage easier and more meaningful, at your own pace, saving time.
Dr. Paolo Lenzi
Archaeologist, professional tour guide of Rome
Remind to respect a dress code (covered shoulders and knees) when visiting religious monuments.
Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.