Rome in 3 Days Tour

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Introduction:

Rome in 3 Days with Rome Cabs Limousine Car Service offers you an extensive experience in Rome that takes you not only through Rome’s famous squares, museums, churches and ancient monuments, but also through time as you explore Rome from its ancient days as the Roman Empire to the splendor of the Renaissance era as well as modern life and Italian culture that’s the fabric of Rome.


* The itinerary and tour description for the first 2 days in Rome, as well as detailed information about the service in the "Note" section is available on the tour page of Rome in 2 Days.

Enjoy 3 days exploring Rome in the comfort of your private vehicle driven by your pesonal English speaking Driver.
Your Driver will pick you up at your hotel at 9:00 AM.
Your will return to your hotel at approximately 5:00 PM




Description:

During the first 2 Days of the Rome in 3 Days Tour you will have the opportunity to visit:
 

The Colosseum, The Roman Forum, The Catacombs,

Ancient Appian Way, The Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona, Trevi Fountain, The Pantheon, Campo dei Fiori Market, St Paul Outside the Walls Basilica, Castel Sant’Angelo, The Vatican (Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica)

Day 3


Your English speaking Driver will pick you up at your hotel and whisk you off to explore Rome!

On your 3rd day in Rome your adventures in Rome continue with visit
s to more exciting museums, churches, ancient monuments and squares that broaden your experience in Rome.

Below is the suggested itinerary of exciting places to visit in Rome on your 3rd day.

Baths of Caracalla

Italians love for thermal baths and recreation is not a recent fad, but a tradition that extends way back to the days of Ancient Rome. On this tour you will have the opportunity to visit one of the most splendid ancient health spas that surely inspired awe in the ancient Romans: the Baths of Caracalla. This impressive and well preserved surviving example of an Imperial bath and recreational complex was built in early 3rd Century AD by Emperor Caracalla and was able to accommodate up to 10,000 people at a time, with 1,600 bathers in a extensive area covering about 1 million square feet.


This enormous bath complex included an Olympic size swimming pool (called natatio), hot baths (caldarium), cold baths (frigedarium) and exercise areas (palastrae). Opulent architectural elements of marble and columns, as well as artistic decorations of mosaics and sculptures that were once part of this luxurious bath complex can be found scattered around Italy’s piazzas, churches, buildings, and museums.


Aside from being a health spa, it was also a learning center with large public libraries in both Latin and Greek and conference rooms.  Gardens and shops also occupied the premises. The Baths of Caracalla were not meant for mere cleanliness and relaxation, but it served as a center for people to meet, network, and conduct business.

Capitoline Museums (Rome, Italy)
 

Capitoline Hill was one of the Seven Hills upon which Rome was founded. Today, visitors can enjoy a visit to the Capitoline Museums, one of the “must see” museums in Rome located inside 3 palaces that surround a trapezoidal square conceived by Michelangelo. In the center of the square is a bronze copy of Emperor Marcus Aurelius - the original can be seen inside the museum.


The Capitoline Museums house a vast collection of ancient Roman, Greek and even Egyptian statues, reliefs, vases, sarcophagi, mosaics, busts and artifacts of great interest, Medieval and Renaissance Art, jewels, coins, and famous sculptures you are sure to recognize.


Among the most treasured and recognized pieces are the bronze “She Wolf nursing Remus and Romulus”, the “Capitoline Gaul”, “Cupid and Psyche”, “Capitoline Venus”, “Medusa”, the epigraphic collection of Ancient Roman funerary inscriptions that gives you a glimpse into the personal lives of ancient Romans, “Commodus as Hercules”, the enormous ancient bronze statue of Marcus Aurelius, and more.


Lunch will be enjoyed at a local restaurant or trattoria.

Saint John in Lateran Basilica (Rome, Italy)


The Papal Archbasilica of St. John Lateran, commonly known as St. John Lateran Basilica is the cathedral church of the Diocese of Rome and the official ecclesiastical seat of the Bishop of Rome, who is also the Pope (currently Pope Francis I).


Dedicated to John the Baptist and John the Evangelist, the Basilica of St. John Lateran is the oldest and the first of the four Papal Basilicas of Rome, known as

Omnium urbis et orbis Ecclesiarum Mater et Caput”, or “Cathedral of Rome and of the World."


Built by Emperor Constantine in the 4th century, St John Lateran was the first church built in Rome on top of the ancient palace of the family of the Laterani. In the 2nd century military barracks were established by Emperor Septimius Severus. Emperor Constantine demolished the barracks and built the cathedral of Rome on top dedicating it to the Savior in 318 AD.


The Basilica has been rebuilt several times after being burned, sacked, and destroyed by earthquakes. In mid 1700’s a new facade was created.


There is much of interest to see today inside the basilica: the central bronze doors are of Roman origins from the Senate House (the Curia), at the left end of the portico is a Roman statue of Emperor Constantine discovered among the ruins of the Baths of Diocletian, statues of the Apostles and Evangelists beautifully stand inside niches in the nave, a stunning 14th century baldacchino (the canopy over the high altar), the Altar of the Holy Sacrament believed to contain a cedar table used by Christ at the Last Supper, the tombs of 6 popes, and beautiful 14th century Cosmatesque pavement that is a perfect example of this ornamental floor technique.

Trastevere
 

Trastevere is the charming Rome neighborhood across the Tiber River, as the name indicates in Latin: “trans Tiberium” translates to “beyond the Tiber”. This is perhaps the closest you will come to see Old World Rome as the neighborhood retained its characteristic charm with narrow cobblestone streets, medieval buildings with aged ochre and sienna facades, hanging ivy, and unique boutiques you won’t likely find in the rest of Rome.


The most popular square is Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere, thusly named after the beautiful church of Santa Maria in Trastevere that is perhaps one of the oldest churches in Rome since 4th Century AD and likely where the first Mass was openly celebrated in Rome. What we see now is the 12th century reconstruction, but elements inside the church are still from as far back as 4th century.


The lovely fountain in the center of the square that attracts quite a gathering on its steps is the original work for Donato Bramante with later additions by Gian Lorenzo Bernini and Carlo Fontana, but it’s believed that a fountain has been here since the 8th century.

Rome Vittoriano from Pza Garibaldi (Rome in A Day Tour)

Your last day in Rome will not be complete without a stop on top of Janiculum Hill for a sweeping view of Rome below to admire it from the vantage point of its popular terrace . From church domes and the dome of the Pantheon....to ancient monuments and modern buildings, you will see Rome stretched out before you...one of the most memorable ways to enjoy at the end of your Rome in 3 Days tour.





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Tour Trip
  • Rome in 2 Days Itinerary
  • Ancient Baths of Caracalla
  • Capitoline Museums
  • St John in Lateran Basilica
  • Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere
  • Santa Maria in Trastevere Church
  • Janiculum Hill with View of Rome
Duration: Full Day
Departure from: Rome
Price List
Description Rate Book
For up to 2 people from Rome accommodation € 1050.00
For up to 4 people from Rome accommodation € 1200.00
For up to 6 people from Rome accommodation € 1350.00
For up to 8 people from Rome accommodation € 1500.00
Tips

* IMPORTANT: This is a chauffeured tour in deluxe vehicle with English speaking Driver. This is not a walking tour with licensed tour guide.

* It's advisable to always wear comfortable shoes and clothing on this and any tours.
* The Vatican has in place modesty dress code for visiting St Peter's Basilica and Sistine Chapel: Please read:
 "How To Dress When Visiting Churches in Rome"


*** Currently the Trevi Fountain, along with other attractions in Rome, is undergoing restoration. Read more about it here:  Trevi Fountain Restoration Starts  This tour itinerary may continue to include a stop to the Trevi Fountain during this restoration process due to high demand. If you wish to skip the Trevi Fountain you please your driver at the start of your tour.

Please note


PLEASE READ BEFORE PLACING YOUR RESERVATION:
* The price of the
Rome in 3 Days Tour includes your own private deluxe vehicle with a professionally licensed English speaking Driver, VAT tax, fuel, insurance, and parking fees.


*** This tour is priced for pick up and drop off at Rome accommodation only.
For pick ups or drop offs at Port of Civitavecchia
please write us for a price quote.
 

The price of the tour does not include entrance fees, lunch, gratuities, or other client personal expenses.


* The total price for the tour is per vehicle. Individuals may split the cost of the tour among themselves as they wish.

* If you are pleased with the service you receive from your driver, 10-15% gratuity is customary in Italy.
 

* Payment for the tour to be made in Euro currency at the end of each journey. You have the option to also pay in full in advance via PayPal.

Please let us know when the tour is confirmed that you wish to pre-pay via PayPal. Please print your payment voucher and present it to your driver at the time of service to confirm pre-payment.

 

* NO LINE COLOSSEUM TICKETS:
Price of Colosseo standard Admission Tickets booked online is currently 14 Euros per person. Please purchase your tickets to the Coliseum in advance at the link below. Select to print your vouchers at home and bring them with you in order to avoid long ticket line as the vouchers are required to be converted into tickets:
http://etickets.coopculture.it/index.php/en/index.php?option=com_snapp&view=event&id=C1F4480E-9F88-41FE-BD39-1C2283FF1AF9


* VATICAN TICKETS:
Price for Vatican Museums No Line  Admission T ickets booked online in advance is currently 20.00 Euros per person. Please book your tickets for the 2 PM time slot. Payment for tickets are due in Euro currency on the date of your visit.
 

http://biglietteriamusei.vatican.va/musei/tickets/do?weblang=en&do

 

Vatican Museums are closed on Sundays and tickets cannot be booked for the free last Sunday of the month.

*** How to book your Vatican Museum Admission Tickets (video tutorial)***

http://youtu.be/9EMTCxp7UuA


* Price for Capitoline Museums No Line Admission Tickets are currently 13 Euros per person including children 6 years and up. Tickets can be purchased at the link below:

http://ticket.museiincomuneroma.it/index.php?nvpg[tour]&id=1207&change_language=1

Capitoline Museums are closed on Mondays, December 25, January 1 and May 1.


IMPORTANT: You MUST bring ALL printed ticket vouchers with you in order to enter the Colosseum/Roman Forum, Vatican Museums and Capitoline Museums.


* Price of entry tickets to Baths of Caracalla are currently 6 Euros per person and children 6 years and up, and can be purchased directly on site upon arrival.

* Please note that ticket prices are at discretion of the monuments and museums and may change without notice between the time you book this tour and the actualy tour date.
We accept no responsibility for changes in ticket prices after you book the tour.

* Churches in Italy may close for private religious affairs with no advance notice. In such cases, the church in the itinerary will be replaced with another beautiful church.
 

* You will be provided a Tour Driver who is not a licensed tour guide.
Italy
implements stringent laws protecting licensed tour guides, thus it is unlawful for Tour Drivers to act as guides and accompany guests away from the vehicle to sightsee. Your Driver will be obliged to remain with the vehicle while you sightsee.


For your safety inside the moving vehicle, please do not distract the driver while s/he is driving, especially during traffic conditions.


* Licensed Tour Guides: Please let us know when you book your tour if you are requesting a private guide for the Coliseum and/or the Vatican City. Payment for private guides is made directly to the guide in Euro funds at the end of their guided tours.


Please read all the information below before allowing us to book a licensed guide on your behalf.


* VATICAN TOURS: The standard Vatican tour lasts 2 hours, and priced as following:


120 Euros for a group of up to 6 people.

150 Euros (+ 3 Euros per person for earphones) for a group up of 7 or more. For groups of 7+ with private guide, please book your Vatican Museum tickets at 1:30 PM.

Payment to be made directly to your private tour guide at the end of the Vatican tour.


* COLOSSEO and ROMAN FORUM: This private tour lasts 2 hours, and priced as following:


120 Euros for a group of up to 6 people.

150 Euros (+ 3 Euros per person for earphones) for a group up to 8 people.

Payment to be made directly to your private tour guide at the end of the Colosseo/Roman Forum tour.


IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER:  Private licensed tour guides are not employees or affiliates of Rome Cabs as they operate independently.  We place the reservations for private guided tours with My Rome Guides on behalf of our clients as a complimentary service. We receive no compensation nor benefit in any way from the guides. We recommend their services based on their lawful qualifications, expertise, professionalism and reliability, but please note we have no control of the style of tours they provide.


Please be advised that Rome Cabs accepts no responsibility or liability for the style of tours Private Guides provide as they are not part of Rome Cabs company. By allowing us to book a private guide on your behalf, you are entering an agreement that you fully understand and accept all the conditions above with no exception.


* Your Driver will drop you off as close to the sites as close as legally possible and in accordance to the Municipality and Traffic laws of Rome.


* Please allow between 1-2 busindess days for all email inquiry replies and service confirmations.


* Do you wish to book a tour for more than 8 persons? Please click here to find out how to book multiple vehicles for parties larger than 8.


* CANCELLATION Don’t worry, we never ask for your credit card information, require advance payments, or charge you for cancellations. We operate on the time trusted honor system, so we respectfully ask that all cancellations be made at least 7 days in advance so we have the opportunity rebook your service and your reserved driver does not lose work for that day. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.
 

Cancellations must be made via email and confirmed by us in order for them to be on record. We do NOT accept cancellations by phone, text message, or 3rd party.

Please read the Terms of Service prior to placing your reservation.

 

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