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THE BEST OF ROME - 4 DAYS/3NIGHTS

See the best of Rome in 4 full days Walk in ancient streets of the city, throw a coin into the Trevi Fountain, be a vip for a day at the Spanish steps, step back in time at the ...
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Rome day tours

THE VATICAN & SISTINE CHAPEL TOUR - walking tour

The best way to experience Vatican City highlights on a 2h tour with skip the Vatican line priority access. This Vatican tour covers the Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel, with an option to visit St. Peter's Basilica with your guide. You will visit together with our licensed tour guide of Rome the most wonderful collection of art in the Vatican Museums that houses one of the most extensive collections in the world. The tour will begin with the visit of the Vatican from the Gallery of Maps, the Pio –Clementino’s museum and finally the Sistine chapel, the cultural and artistic treasure of the Vatican City,  known throughout the world for the frescoes of Michelangelo’s Last Judgment, the conclave and other official ceremonies of the Pope's messages. In St. Peter's Basilica we will see the dome of Michelangelo, Bernini's canopy, the bronze statue of St. Peter by Arnolfo di Cambio, the tomb of Blessed John Paul II (Karol Józef Wojtyla) placed under the altar of the chapel of St. Sebastian, the Pietà by Michelangelo another stunning masterpiece showing a  perfection of anatomical detail. The tour will end in the fabulous Saint Peter's Square. Included: - Entry ticket to the Vatican museums - Priority skip the line Vatican tickets            - Private guided tour with licensed and expert Rome tour guide - Visit of the Sistine chapel - Map   DETAILS: WHEN DAILY except Sundays and public holidays MEETING TIME 10:45 am ( Nov - March ) 8:45 am & 14:45 ( April - Oct ) MEETING POINT Via Sebastiano Veniero,21. Please contact us a few days before the tour to reconfirm the meeting point  INCLUDED IN THE PRICE Licensed guide, tickets to the Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums, St. Peter's square.  DURATION 2h approx MIN/MAX min 2 people DIRECTIONS TO THE MEETING POINT Via Sebastiano Veniero 21. Full details in booking confirmation voucher. Get the Metro/subway red line (line A) towards Battistini. Get off At Metro Station CIPRO. As soon you exit  the Main Entrance take the right stairs (above the news stand) at the top of which you find yourself at the pedestrian crossings on the corner of via Cipro and via Fra Albenzio (on the right).  Follow via Fra Albenzio (150 m) to Piazza Santa Maria delle Grazie where you find a church on your left (Sant Maria delle Grazie). Stand with your back to the front door of the church and you  should be looking all the way down via Candia. Walk down via Candia (150m) and take the first right, via Mocenigo (which turns into via Sebastiano Veniero), CLOSE OUT DATES The Vatican museums will be closed on the 25.12- 01.12 - 6.04 - 1.05 - 29.06 - 14-15.08 PLEASE NOTE Please note that on Wednesday morning  St. Peter's Basilica may not be open due to the Papal Audience. WHAT MORE No hidden costs, English speaking guide, personalized assistance, free Rome orientation & local maps at our customer service center when you check in for your Vatican tour. Amenities include intranet points, lounge, wi-fi, rest rooms, refreshments, and a Roman gladiator photo shoot! DRESS CODE Inside the Vatican City, for both ladies and men, knees and shoulders must be covered. For men, no shorts of any kind are allowed. No exceptions are made.   FULL DAY IN ROME Combine this tour with Rome by night tour for a full experience of Rome in one day. 5% discount when booking 2 tours at the same time.  

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ROMING ROME BY NIGHT

ENJOY A DIFFERENT WAY TO SEE ROME WHILE THE SUN GOES DOWN Looking to make the most of your time in Rome, meet fellow young travellers and all without the heat and crowds that can sometimes make sightseeing feel like work? Join our Roming Rome by night tour, where our friendly, local guides will take you for a leisurely stroll through the Eternal City, showing you all its most famous sights as the sun goes down. We’ll make our way from the Spanish Steps to the Colosseum and everywhere in between (not forgetting to stop for a few Roman treats, of course!), while the temperature is cooler, the tourists are fewer and the sights truly doll up to impress!  Bonus stop along the way in the oldest gelateria of Rome for a tasty gelato. After walking for around three hours, why not join us in our optional traditional Roman dinner so all the boxes are ticked in half day? Our guides are friendly, young, entertaining and local and they will do the entire tour just in English. SIGHTS VISITED: - Spanish Steps - Piazza Navona - Pantheon - Trevi Fountain - Piazza Venezia and Vittoriano - Forum - Colosseum and the ancient Forum ( externally ) - Monti DETAILS WHEN TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, SUNDAY MEETING TIME 06:30pm MEETING PLACE In front of the McDonalds sign outside “Spagna” metro stop. INCLUDED IN PRICE Orientation walk of the city at night, English speaker tour leader, gelato. NOTE Wear comfortable shoes ADD ONS Why not join our guide for a traditional meal after the tour? Please note: The visit of the Colosseum and Roman Forum internally is not included. To include these 2 sites please book the tour to the Colosseum.

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ROME IN A DAY walking tour

COVER THE MAIN SIGHTS OF ROME IN A DAY INCLUDING THE VATICAN MUSEUMS & SISTINE CHAPEL They say a lifetime is not enough to experience Rome - so if you’ve only got a short time in the city, there is definitely no time to waste!  Our Rome in a day tour is perfect for those who want to hit the ground running, see the essential sights, learn as much as you can about the Eternal City and make a few friends along the way.   WHAT'S INCLUDED Orientation walk of Rome with our IOAB tour leader  Sight visited: - Colosseum & Roman Forum ( externally ) - Piazza Venezia - Vittoriano - Spanish Steps - Pantheon - Trevi Fountain - Castel Sant'Angelo Vatican city - Vatican museums - Sistine Chapel - St' Peter's Basilica ( externally ) Walking tour of the Vatican museums and Sistine chapel with our licensed tour guide Entry tickets to the Vatican museums Free time to visit the Basilica at your own leisure   DETAILS: Every MONDAY & WEDNESDAY 09:30am In front of the Colosseum metro stop. Look up for your guide in purple T-shirt with the Italy on a Budget logo. - In order to access the Vatican and all churches you must have something to cover your shoulders. Your skirts and trousers must also cover your knees. - There is a lot of walking involved s wear comfortable shoes. This tour is not suitable for peple with walking disabilities. - Wear comfortable shoes  MIN.  Tour guaranteed with a min. of 4 people - max 15 people LOW COST Guided walking tour of the Vatican museums not included  

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THE COLOSSEUM & ROMAN FORUM - walking tour

The tour will start with the visit of the Colosseum, stage of the fights between gladiators and one of the most important attractions of the world. With our private VIP entrance you will skip the long lines. We can then continue our tour through the streets and trails of the Roman Forum located between the seven hills of Rome, over the centuries there were built monuments, buildings for political activities, religious and commercial activities, following civil basilicas, where activities took place proceedings. From Roman Forum we will continue to the great Piazza del Campidoglio on the Capitoline Hill (Capitolium), since ancient times this has been the focal point of political and religious activities in Rome. INCLUDED: Entry tickets to Colosseum and the Roman forum     Headphones for big groups Local Licensed and experienced tour guide      Skip the line Walking Tour   DETAILS: WHEN November to end of March every MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY April to the end of October DAILY except SUNDAYS MEETING TIME 2:40pm MEETING POINT see details on your tour voucher  DURATION 2h Min/max min 2 people  DRESS CODE There is no specific dress code for this tour. Sturdy, comfortable footwear advised. For security reasons, backpacks, rucksacks, large handbags, luggage etc. are banned inside the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill. WHAT MORE Colosseum - Roman Forum - Palatine Hill tickets included! No hidden costs, English speaking guide, personalized assistance. PLEASE NOTE The tour is not private but shared with other guests not belonging to the same party in fact Italy on a Budget tours is not the direct organiser of this tour and we collaborate with a local agency. This means that the target of the partecipants is varied.   

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A DAY IN TUSCANY from Rome

A day trip from Rome to visit the best of the Tuscany region Spend a day exploring the best Medieval Tuscan cities; Siena, San Gimignano, Monteriggioni and tour the windy roads of the Chianti wine region in the comfort of a minivan including wine tasting in a local winery.   What's included: Train tickets from Rome to Florence and back on high speed train  Transport by minivan to Tuscany Your IOAB English speaking tour leader 2h visit of Siena Orientation walk of Siena with our tour leader Time to explore Siena in complete freedom A short visit of Monteriggioni  1h30 visit of San Gimignano Free time to discover the village at your own leisure Scenic drive of the Chianti region Wine tasting in a local winery Extra Virgin olive oil tasting Small groups   DETAILS TUESDAY, THURSDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY Italy on a Budget tours office, via nazionale 149R - Florence The train leaves at 07:00am approx. Back to Rome at 8:00pm approx Optional lunch with tradional Tuscan dishes for only € 15.00. Organise it with your guide in the morning. - You won't meet one of our team in Rome but you will travel by train independently from Rome to Florence and back ( tickets included ). You will meet us directly in Florence at the tour departure point.  - Full details of the train ticket will be sent by email to the customers a few days before the tour. On the ticket you will find the train number and seat assigned. - Make sure you get on the train and platform as per the ticket sent 10 mins prior the tour. - No refund will be issued to clients who miss the train € 130 pp     Do you wish to stay longer in Florence? If you wish to take a later train back to Rome and stay longer in Florence after the trip , it is possible. Just make sure you to inform our team at the moment of the booking.   

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AMALFI COAST AND POSITANO DAY TRIP FROM ROME

Fall in love with the Amalfi Coast on our full day tour from Rome or Naples by high-speed train Visit the Amalfi Coast and Positano with this day tour from Rome or Naples with our team. Travel in comfort on the high speed train from Rome and on minivan to the Amalfi Coast, taking in the charming towns along the coast.   WHAT'S INCLUDED Your local & informative IOAB tour leader Roundtrip transportation by fast spead train from Rome to Naples or Salerno Scenic drive of the Amalfi Coast and Positano by minivan Wander the narrow streets of Amalfi Spend time exploring Positano in complete freedom   DETAILS WEDNESDAY, SUNDAY 8:30am approx  From/to Rome or from/to Naples. The tour operator will send you a week before the tour an email confirming the exact meeting point and time. If you don't receive any email we recommend you to get in touch with us to reconfirm all details  12h - Please note that the tour may be cancelled or changed due to circumstances out of our control (such as train strikes or train line malfunctions). - Tour guaranteed with a min of 6 people   

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NAPLES & POMPEII day tour from Rome by train

Take a day trip from Rome to Pompeii and Naples, the oldest town in Italy & home of the famous pizza. Join a full day tour to explore 2 of the most important sites of the Campania region by fast speed train; Pompeii nearly wiped out during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D and Naples, the city of delicious food, crazy Italians, mandolins but also the centre of art and architecture.   WHAT'S INCLUDED Your local & informative IOAB tour leader Round trip transportation on fast speed train Round trip Circumvesuviana train ticket from Naples to Pompeii Entry ticket to the archaeological site of Pompeii Free time to visit the site independently  Orientation walk of Naples with our Tour Leader City Map of Naples Free time in Naples   DETAILS   WEDNESDAY, SATURDAY 8:30am The tour operator will send you a week before the tour an email confirming the exact meeting point and time. If you don't receive any email we recommend you to get in touch with us to reconfirm all details  12h > This tour is not recommended for people with walking disabilities. There is a lot to walk. > In order to confirm this tour we need a minimum number of 6 people. If the number is not met we will informed you not later than 7 days prior the depature and a full refund will be authorised. > Please take note that no refund will be possible when cancelling the reservation less than 2 weeks/15days prior the departure date and the departure date it cannot be changed up to 2 weeks/15days prior the tour.   

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TUSCANY WINE TOUR FROM ROME

A day trip to Tuscany from Rome with 2 wineries, amazing scenery and the visit to San Gimignano all in 1 day! Join our fun day trip to the Chianti countryside to meet other travellers of the same age and to discover why the area is famous for its scenery as well as its wine.   WHAT'S INCLUDED: Train tickets from Rome to Florence and back on high speed train  Transport by minivan or coach to Tuscany Your IOAB English speaking tour leader from Florence Scenic drive of the Chianti region 2 wineries Up to 7 wine tastings Extra Virgin olive oil and Balsamic vinegar tasting Tuscan Snacks during the tasting 1h30 visit of San Gimignano Free time to discover the village at your own leisure   DETAILS: WHEN MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY MEETING TIME The train departs from Rome Termini at 07:50am approx. Final details will be sent by email. MEETING POINT Italy on a Budget tour office, via nazionale 149R, Florence RETURN Back to Rome at 7:30pm approx DURATION 7h. We return back to Florence at 5pm MIN/MAX Departure guaranteed with a Min. 4 people - Max: 60 people ( not a small group tour in high season ).  IMPORTANT - You won't meet one of our team in Rome but you will travel by train independently from Rome to Florence and back ( tickets included ). You will meet us directly in Florence at the tour departure point.  - Full details of the train ticket will be sent by email to the customers a few days before the tour. On the ticket you will find the train number and seat assigned. - Make sure you get on the train and platform as per the ticket sent 10 mins prior the tour. - No refund will be issued to clients who miss the train PRICE € 130pp   Do you wish to stay longer in Florence? If you wish to take a later train back to Rome and stay longer in Florence after the trip , it is possible. Just make sure you to inform our team at the moment of the booking.   

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CITY SIGHTSEEING ROME

Suspended between history and legend, myth and beauty, Rome still preserves its infinite charm and its unrivalled wonders. From ancient times to the Middle Ages, from Baroque to modern times, every age saw the Eternal City shining in its magic splendour. Today it is possible to visit the places which made Rome immortal by observing it from another point of view, from a new and original perspective, on board our double-decker buses. City Sightseeing® Rome will allow you to travel through history and visit the places where the ancient Romans lived their social and political life as well as to admire the great Papal Rome, with its fine buildings and beautiful churches, by just sitting comfortable on board our buses. You will be able to visit the many churches, monuments, palaces, squares and streets of Imperial and Christian Rome, of Baroque and Modern Rome. Each bus has a highly technological, multilingual commentary system in eight (8) languages available for every passenger, which will not only keep you entertained, but also well informed about the city. You can admire the great monuments of ancient Rome like the Imperial Forums, the Coliseum and the Circus Maximus. You will see the most beautiful Christian places like St. Peter's Basilica and Santa Maria Maggiore. One must also visit the squares and streets where the history of Rome was written such as Piazza Venezia, Piazza della Repubblica, Piazza del Popolo and Piazza Barberini. Then you can enjoy a walk among the coffee shops of the Dolce Vita in Via Veneto and later drive along the river Tevere and admire Trastevere, one of the old quarters of the City, with its typical restaurants and bars, where you can taste typical Roman dishes. Thanks to our City Sightseeing®© unmistakable red, open-top, double-decker buses, whose prestigious brand is renowned worldwide, you will discover that Rome has never been easier and more enjoyable to visit. Don’t miss this opportunity, please get on board and let us provide you with a unique experience!   DETAILS PRICE ADULT 24H € 28.00 (the validity of the ticket terminates with the last run of the same day when the customer changes the voucher with the received) 48H € 31.00 3DAYS      € 35.00   (the validity of the ticket terminates 3 Days after that the customer has change the voucher with the received) BUS TERMINAL Terminal A: Termini-Marsala (Via Marsala, 7) Terminal B: Largo Di Villa Peretti (Largo Di Villa Peretti, 1) FREQUENCY from 9:00 am to 6:00pm 15' SEASON All year round

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CLASSIC ROME TOUR BY VESPA

What better way to enjoy Rome than on a Vespa! Enjoy a 3hr tour in Rome to get the real Italian experience roaming the streets of ancient Rome covering all the important monuments and landmarks: The Colosseum, the Arch of Constantine, the Tiber Islands and many more!  They say in Rome do as the Romans do....So why not Vespa!    DETAILS:   Option A: € 85 per person   A couple of customers will share the same vehicle (2 customers, 1 vehicle).This option is suitable for couples who do not want to travel separately. The driver is requested to have the necessary mastery of motorbike driving, not limited to few and occasional driving experiences. Option B: € 110 per person  Each customer will drive a separate vehicle (1 customer, 1 vehicle) and shall not carry any passenger. This option is suitable for heterogeneous groups of customers, each having previously achieved the requested driving experience, who want to enjoy the pleasure of driving a Vespa. Option C: € 145 per person Each customer is a passenger of a vehicle driven by a driver of our staff. This option is suitable for those who have little or no experience in driving a scooter but still want to experience the pleasure of a tour riding a timeless Vespa. 10.00 - 16.00 3h every day Tour guaranteed with a minimum of 2 people Via Cavour 80, 15-20 minutes before the departure          

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HOMEMADE PASTA LESSON

Learn how to make the dough with the original recipe of Italian homemade pasta, from the flour to the cutting. Discover all the secrets and then enjoy a typical Roman menu for lunch or dinner with a good glass of wine in the heart of Rome. What's included Single station for each participant, including the work plan in wood, apron and a rolling pin. Theoretical and practical lesson on the dough working, from the ingredients to the choice of the cut, choosing among the various types learnt (e.g. Fettuccine). Lunch or Dinner After the lesson, you will be accompanied at your table to enjoy a glass of prosecco, bruschetta and your homemade pasta, meatballs in tomato sauce, a typical dessert and a good glass of red or white wine and water. DETAILS Everyday The lesson and lunch or dinner will take place in a restaurant located in the heart of Rome, a few steps from Piazza Navona. Information about the meeting point will be sent with your voucher 10.30 a.m. or 5 p.m.   1.30 h Speaking guide: English Group size: Up to 20 people    

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MAKE YOUR OWN PIZZA

Learn how to make a classic Italian pizza in our one-hour and half workshop with a local Italian chef as your guide. After learning and baking with all ingredients and equipment provided, enjoy your homemade pizza with a good glass of wine. Lunch or Dinner in the heart of Rome.   DETAILS Days: Everyday Duration: 1 hour Start Time: 11.30AM or 4PM  Speaking guide: English Group size: Up to 20 people Meeting place: The lesson and lunch or dinner will take place in a restaurant located in the heart of Rome, a few steps from Piazza Navona. Information about the meeting point will be sent with your voucher WHAT'S INCLUDED Single station for each participant, including the work plan, apron and a rolling pin, Theoretical and practical lesson on the dough working, from the ingredients to the time to rise and the two different ways of kneading the dough: thin like in Roman style or in Neapolitan one. You can choose which type of pizza you’d like to learn: Marinara (tomato, garlic, oregano), Margherita (tomato, mozzarella, basil), Diavola (tomato, mozzarella, spicy salami, chilli), Napoli(tomato, mozzarella, anchovies) Lunch or Dinner  

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ROME TOP ATTRACTIONS