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With so much to see and do in Rome, sometimes a suggestion is appreciated to help you get started.
Eyes of Rome Tours has a recommended Friday, Saturday, and Sunday itinerary of sites to see that has left many satisfied customers who have, in turn, recommended our tours to others- maybe even you. All of the tours below are completely customizable based on your interests, needs, and time in Rome.
City Walking Tour
A Stroll Through Eternity
Join us for our city walking tour and admire the highlights of the historic center of Rome. Marvel at the beauty of the Spanish Steps, be stunned by the Pantheon and discover the secrets of Piazza Navona and Bernini's famous Fountain of the 4 Rivers. Of course, our expert guide will answer all of your questions, and get you oriented in and informed about the Eternal City, and make your overall experience even better.
Evening Food and Wine Tour
In Vino Veritas
Get acclimatized to Italy in the best way possible- through delicious Italian cuisine accompanied by great local wine. Test the Roman proverb "In Vino Veritas" (In Wine, Truth) as you enjoy a pleasant walk through the charming areas of Campo de' Fiori, the Jewish Ghetto, and Trastevere.
You will visit local "enoteca" (wine bars) to discover various local wines, foods, and to learn about the history of Rome with your local, expert guide. You will sample unique varieties of Italian wine and discover the Norcia art of creating pork delicacies in a family shop that has been a Roman landmark since 1890. Enjoy various cheeses and a variety of "antipasti" (appetizers) paired with wines selected from over 1,000 varieties.
Early Bird Vatican Visit (Highly Recommended)
Skip the Line and Beat the Crowd
The Vatican Museums and its famous Sistine Chapel is something that any visitor to Rome should not miss. Our Early Bird Vatican tour is definitely the best way to see the Vatican Museums- far from the general crowds and before the noon heat. This tour is also recommended for children, a time when they are generally best behaved and have longer attention spans! Your guide will meet you at 7:30 at your hotel and you will be able to enter the Vatican at around 8:00AM (1 hour before general public!). Visit the Sistine Chapel in peace as it was meant to be seen!
Ancient Rome and Colosseum
The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire
This is a highlight of any visit to Rome. Visit the great Colosseum- one of the most amazing attractions of the Ancient World, and wander the amphitheater following in the footsteps of the ancient Romans. Enter the Roman Forum, the political center of Ancient Rome and finish the tour on top of the most important of the seven hills of Ancient Rome, the Capitoline, where you can enjoy a wonderful view of the city.