Rome Tours

Rome is an amazing city that is full of ancient history. Rome attracts visitors from all over the world making it the third most visited city worldwide. People flock to discover the city’s renowned cuisine as well as its impressive monuments and lively atmosphere. It only makes sense that there are a ton of great tours in Rome to take part in. Read below to learn more about Rome’s history, famous landmarks, and some of today’s most popular Rome tours.

Een korte geschiedenis van Rome

Legend has it that Rome was founded in 753 B.C. by two twin brothers, Romulus and Remus. In the beginning, Rome was a monarchy but switched to a republic government around 509 B.C. It stayed a republic for

a few hundred years until 27 B.C. when it was overthrown and became an empire. It was during the time of the empire that Rome became one of the greatest civilizations. After the fall of the empire in

476 A.D., the Pope because a more integral part of Rome. In 1870, Rome became the capital of Italy and is today one of the most visited cities in Italy and Europe.


Beroemde bezienswaardigheden in Rome, Italië


This amphitheater was built over 2,000 years ago and at the time could hold over 50,000 people. Colosseum was created for public shows like watching gladiators fight to their death. Known for its magnificent structure and the brutal history that unfolded within its confines as the centre of Roman indulgence, the Colosseum remained active for over 500 years. Since the sixth century, it has suffered earthquakes, lootings, and even bombings during World War Two. The Colosseum was created for public shows like watching gladiator shows.

Het Vaticaan

The Pope does not actually live in Rome, but instead in the Vatican. Vatican City is actually considered its own country and has its own postage stamp. One of the most famous attractions at the Vatican is the Sistine Chapel.


De Sint-Pietersbasiliek staat in Vaticaanstad en werd in 1506 in gebruik genomen. De bouw van de kerk duurde meer dan honderd jaar en was pas in 1615 voltooid.


Het Pantheon werd rond 126 na Chr. gebouwd. Het was oorspronkelijk een Romeinse tempel, maar sinds 609 na Chr. is het een katholieke kerk.



Catacomben van Rome

Rome heeft een ondergrondse wereld die meer dan 4.000 beenderen van kapucijner monniken herbergt die daar meer dan 2.000 jaar geleden werden geplaatst.

De Trevifontein

De Trevifontein werd in 1732 gebouwd en is vandaag een van de beroemdste bezienswaardigheden van Rome. Het is populair om een wens te doen en een muntje in de fontein te gooien. Elke dag wordt meer dan 3.000 euro uit de fontein opgehaald en vervolgens aan liefdadigheidsinstellingen geschonken.

De Spaanse Trappen

The Spanish steps have nothing really to do with the Spanish, except for the fact that the Spanish embassy was once at the foot of the steps. Today the Spanish Steps are the perfect location to sit down and people-watch while enjoying a gelato or picnic.

Romeins Forum

The Roman Forum is in the center of Rome and was once the main meeting area in ancient Rome. Today visitors can see many ruins of important buildings and sculptures of the past.


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Colosseum Tour

City Experiences heeft een aantal rondleidingen in Rome die het Colosseum omvatten.


Gladiator’s Gate gives guests special access to the Colosseum and its arena floor. Put yourself in a gladiator’s shoes and walk into the 2,000-year-old structure from the ground floor. Avoid the crowds and long entrance lines and access the arena via the Gladistor’s Gate. Hear tales of ruthless crowds and emperors, then explore the first and second levels with your guide. Guests will also get access to Palatine Hall and the Roman Forum on this tour-an area not usually accessible to the public. The VIP Colosseum Underground Tour with Roman Forum and Palatine Hill is similar to this tour. This tour includes access to the Colosseum Underground, Roman Forum, Palatine Hill, and the Arch of Constantine where the stories will bring the ruins to life. Stand in the spot where gladiators once clashed swords and battles raged before throngs of spectators. Learn what daily life was like in ancient Rome as you walk in the footsteps of everyday citizens among the ruins.

Voor een unieke ervaring kunnen toeristen het Colosseum bij zonsondergang bezichtigen met de VIP Colosseum At Night Tour met ondergrondse en Arena Floor. Deze tour omvat ook een bezoek aan de buitenkant van het Teatro di Marcello en een uitzicht op het Forum Romanum.

This after-hours access will connect you through storytelling with your local expert guide as you marvel at the incredible architecture of the Colosseum.

Catacomben Tour

For those that like unique experiences, visit the Crypts, Bones, and Catacombs tour of underground Rome. With this tour, guests will ride a bus to the Capuchin Crypt, which is sometimes called The Bone Chapel where the bones of over four thousand monks lay to rest. Visitors on this tour will also stop at San Sebastian Catacombs and then Appian Way, a road dating back thousands of years ago. The tour will end at the Roman Aqueducts, unique channels constructed to provide fresh water to populated areas. While the tour takes guests all over Rome, the tour guide will be there the entire step of the way giving interesting facts and tidbits about the surrounding landmarks. This half-day small-group bus tour is guaranteed to thrill adults and children alike.


If you just got to the city and you are looking for a quick guided tour around Rome, join the Welcome to Rome: Twilight City Stroll and Gelato-Tasting tour. This tour is perfect for getting acquainted with the ancient city. The English guide will take you to famous Rome attractions like Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps, Pantheon, the Piazza Navona, and multiple churches. The guide will tell you about the thousand-year-old history of the city and many of the buildings. Along the way, you will pick up plenty of expert tips that you can put to use during the rest of your vacation.

VIP Key Master’s Tour

One of the most unique tours to get a peek behind the scenes with special access is joining the Key Master on a special access tour and witnessing the opening of the Vatican Museums for the day. VIP Vatican Key Master’s Tour: Unlock the Sistine Chapel. Enjoy two exquisite hours inside the museums, sharing the space with a group of no more than twenty guests in total. Spend as much time as you desire inside the museums at the conclusion of your tour. One of the best parts of this tour is the fascinating storytelling and hidden details that your official Vatican guide will reveal to you in each of the galleries that you visit. As stated in Forbes, this exclusive experience spent with the legendary key master takes you through many of the highlights of the Vatican, including the stunning Gallery of Maps, the Gallery of the Candelabra, the Raphael Room, and other locations.

Voedsel Tour

One of the best things about visiting Italy is tasting the amazing food. Rome Street Food Tour and Pizza Making is a fun guided food tour that can give guests a taste of what the city has to offer. Visitors will take a guided tour through the Jewish Quarters and Centro Storico as they stop into some of the amazing shops and learn how the Romans eat. The tour covers seven businesses and has guests trying one of the popular Jewish-style fried artichokes, a supplì at a 200-year-old bakery, and some local beer to pair perfectly with fried codfish, a local delight. Guests will even make their own pizza by stretching the dough, placing the toppings, and popping it in the wood-fired oven! Last but not least, the night will end with dessert at a local gelateria for some gelato tasting! The entire tour takes about three hours and includes enough food to satisfy one for dinner.

Another great food tour is the Trastevere Rome: Gourmet Food and Wine Tour. This Rome tour takes you to four different bars and restaurants
in the Trastevere neighborhood. Guests will enjoy fine wine, authentic pasta,
and local meats and cheeses.


Als u meer hands-on wilt krijgen met het maken van uw eigen voedsel, probeer dan de Pasta-Making Class: Koken en wijn drinken met een lokale chef-kok. Tijdens deze drie uur durende kookles werken gasten zij aan zij met een lokale Italiaan. Gasten leren alles over de kunst van het pasta maken, waarbij ze zelfs weten welke pastavorm het beste past bij verschillende soorten saus. Tijdens deze les kunnen de studenten prosecco en aperitief drinken, hun zelfgemaakte pasta maken en opeten, en zelfs een demonstratie krijgen van het maken van gelato voordat ze zich zelf aan het dessert tegoed doen. Dit is een perfecte ervaring voor de liefhebber van eten.

All-in-One Rome Tour

Short on time in Rome, Italy, but want to see the best attractions in the city? The Rome in a Day Tour with the Vatican, Colosseum, and Historic Center is the perfect all-in-one tour. In one full day visitors will visit the Colosseum, the Vatican City, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, and the Roman Forum.

Hoeveel dagen om Rome te bezichtigen?

Hoewel er veel te zien is in Rome, Italië, kan de stad gemakkelijk in 3 dagen bekeken worden. City Experiences heeft een aantal geweldige Rome tours die u in slechts een paar dagen kunnen laten genieten van alles wat de stad te bieden heeft.

Original post date: June 7, 2022