Top Experiences in Rome

Unique things to do, curated by kimkim specialists
Discover the best of Rome with our selection of activities. If you'd like a cultural experience where you can marvel at incredible art and architecture, you might enjoy something like this early morning visit to Vatican City and the Sistine Chapel. For a journey back in time, try a similar outing to this visit to the Colosseum and Roman Forum, where you can walk on the arena floor and explore the underground dungeons. If you'd like to experience the trendy Trastevere neighborhood and sample its food and wine offerings, something like this guided food and wine walk through the streets of Rome might be the perfect option. 
The Roman Forum
Colosseum & Roman Forum Tour in Rome
5.0
(20)
3 hours
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Small group
Discover the icon of Ancient Rome, the famous Colosseum that still ranks as the largest amphitheater globally. We recommend taking a VIP tour or buying a special ticket to bypass the long lines and access lesser-known areas of the historic site, gaining entrance to places that few tourists visit....
Early Morning Vatican Tour in Rome
4.9
(19)
3 hours
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Small group
Discover the museums of the Vatican City and the Sistine Chapel with an early-morning tour of the city's incredible art and history. By visiting the Vatican Museums early, you'll give yourself a one-hour head start on the rest of the crowds! A guide will lead you through the Pio Clementio Museum,...
Sun-filled street in Trastevere
Trastevere Sunset Aperitivo in Rome
5.0
(6)
3 hours
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Small group
Discover Rome’s trendy Trastevere neighborhood with a guided walking tour focused on food and wine. You’ll visit four venues beloved by locals, tasting over 16 delicious appetizers, main dishes, and sweets. As you walk from place to place, you’ll admire the neighborhood’s interesting...
Rome Food Tour
5.0
(5)
3 hours
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Small group
Get to know Rome with your taste buds on a food tour through the city. Food is an essential part of Italian history and culture, and you’ll leave this tour with a full belly and mind. Start your meal like Italians, with a pre-dinner Aperitivo of cheese and wine. Then pass through the Jewish...
Trevi Fountain
Private Guided Walk
4.7
(11)
3 hours
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Private
Discover the Eternal City on this captivating tour of Rome, expertly guided by a knowledgeable and enthusiastic local. Today you'll embark on a journey through the city's iconic landmarks, such as the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, and the Pantheon. Discover hidden gems as your...
Tour Rome in a Traditional Ape Calessino
5.0
(3)
3 hours
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Private
Enjoy a guided tour of Rome while riding in an Ape Calessino, the traditional Italian motored tricycle. This panoramic tour of Rome is the ideal sightseeing excursion, as it allows you to enjoy the authentic atmosphere and beauty of the Eternal City. You’ll zip down picturesque alleys and up to...
Bike The Appian Way in Rome
5.0
(2)
4 hours
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Private
Escape the crowds and enjoy the peaceful countryside surrounding bustling Rome. This tour combines easy, fun, and family-friendly cycling with a delicious food experience along the famous Appian Way, the oldest Ancient Roman highway. Enjoy a guided cycle into a nature reserve, stop by...
Pasta & Gelato or Tiramisu Making Class in Rome
4.7
(3)
3 hours
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Small group
Discover original Italian recipes and the secrets behind authentic, homemade pasta and tiramisu or gelato. Set in the heart of Rome, you’ll start your cooking class by preparing dessert. Choose between Italian gelato or tiramisu as your host gathers all the ingredients and tools needed. You’ll...
Two youngsters playing with a fountain
Family Friendly Rome By Golf Cart
5.0
(1)
3 hours
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Private
Enjoy a family-friendly driving tour of Rome on a comfortable golf cart that lets you zip through the city. Kids love exploring Rome’s highlights in an easy and fun way! Allow yourself to soak in the city’s incredible landmarks and hidden gems as you relax and enjoy the ride. The tour starts at...
The Colosseum, one of ancient Rome's biggest attractions
Family Treasure Hunt in the Ancient Sites of Rome
5.0
(1)
2.5 hours
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Private
Explore Ancient Rome and learn about its history with a fun, family-friendly walking tour. You’ll visit the two most important sites of the ancient city: the Colosseum and the Roman Forum. With an exciting treasure map in hand, your kids will love roaming through the ruins in search of hidden...
The Pantheon
Rome Walking Tour
5.0
(1)
4 hours
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Private
Explore the highlights of Rome, the Eternal City, with a walking tour of this historically rich city. With a guide leading the way, you’ll discover the famous “Speaking Statues” (Statue Parlanti) and can't-miss sites, perfect for first-time visitors or those who can’t stop returning! We suggest...
Catacombs & Underground Rome Tour
4.0
(1)
2.5 hours
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Small group
Discover Rome’s mysterious underground and catacombs on a tour, an ideal excursion for archaeology lovers and adventure seekers! You can choose between a morning and evening tour, which explore different sites around the city. If you opt for the morning tour, you’ll start at the beautifully...
Campo Dei Fiori Food Market Tour & Pasta Making Class in Rome
4.0
(3)
2.5 hours
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Small group
Discover the Eternal City through its culinary traditions on a guided tour of Rome’s most important market. With a local chef leading the way, you’ll peruse the Campo dei Fiori Market, followed by a pasta-making class. Enjoy strolling through the large, lively, and ancient market of Rome, Campo...
Half-Day Wine Tasting In Frascati from Rome
4 hours
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Small group
Enjoy an excursion to Frascati, a town famous for its wines since Ancient Rome! Enjoy learning about the history of Frascati while tasting local products like slow-roasted pork and Frascati jug wine. You’ll meet local artisans and shop owners who are eager to share their stories. Your guide is...
Dessert & Sightseeing Walking Tour in Rome
1.5 hours
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Private
Explore Italy’s sweet side with a tour through its unique and delicious assortment of desserts. Learn about the history of Italian cake culture and taste various bites of beloved sweets and pastries, ranging from Ancient Rome until the present day. Today’s recipe is simple: eating, drinking, and...
Vatican Highlights Family Treasure Hunt
2.5 hours
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Private
Help your kids explore the beauty, history, and mystery of The Vatican with a fun and educational tour. As you explore the different museums, rooms, and collections, you’ll search for treasure! Work together and concentrate on a journey through time, discovering hidden secrets along the way.Your...
The Trevi Fountain, one of Rome's most popular gathering spots
Discover Rome Highlights in a Day
8.5 hours
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Private
Follow a guide around Rome and explore all of the city's impressive highlights in one day. You’ll enjoy a visit to the Vatican, view the Sistine Chapel, admire the Colosseum, and discover the twisting streets in the heart of Rome. Get an early start and visit the Vatican Museums and the Sistine...
Trastevere & Jewish Ghetto Tour in Rome
2 hours
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Small group
Explore two of Rome’s most fascinating neighborhoods, Trastevere and the Jewish Ghetto. Did you think that Rome was only Catholicism and ancient ruins? Not after this tour! Discover Rome’s off-the-beaten-path areas and learn about Jewish and Pagan traditions and history. The Jewish Ghetto and...
Family Food Tour & Cooking in Rome
2.5 hours
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Small group
In this family-friendly tour of Rome’s food culture, you’ll first enjoy the city’s markets and then learn how to make traditional pizza on your own. Kids and families love this experience, as it offers lifetime memories and teaches new skills. You’ll visit Rome's most beautiful and ancient...
Afternoon Tour at the Borghese Gallery in Rome
2 hours
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Small group
Explore one of the most important art collections in Rome by visiting the Borghese Gallery. You’ll admire paintings and sculptures created by many of Italy’s most beloved and respected artists, including Bernini, Caravaggio, Canova, and Raphael. Set in one of Rome’s largest parks, the gallery...
Ancient Road of Ostia Antica - Photo by Sonse
Visit Ostia Antica from Rome
4 hours
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Small group
Discover the once-thriving ancient cosmopolitan harbor city of Ostia Antica, also known as the “better Pompeii.” Thanks to its impeccable preservation efforts over time, this site is the best-preserved ancient Roman city in the world. You’ll learn about the workings of the Roman Empire and how...
Castel Sant Angelo or Mausoleum of Hadrian in Rome
Angels & Demons Tour in Rome
4 hours
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Small group
While following the excitement of Dan Brown’s sensational bestseller, Angles & Demons, you’ll visit famous sites on a unique treasure hunt through the Eternal City. First, dive into Rome's hidden history while experiencing some of the city’s most beautiful churches, fountains, and squares,...
Evening Drinks & Golf Cart Tour in Rome
3 hours
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Small group
Discover all that Rome has to offer as you zip around in a comfortable golf cart in the city’s magical evening glow. You’ll experience its famous landmarks and one of Italy’s favorite social traditions, the Italian Aperitivo! Visit three local bars for prosecco, artisanal beer, and snacks while...
Evening Rome Walking Tour
2 hours
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Small group
Let Rome, the Eternal City, enchant you with a nighttime walking tour. Embrace the late evening hours as you ditch the crowds and heat. A local guide will lead you on an incredible journey back in time past Rome’s illuminated monuments.From ancient times to the modern-day, Romans have always...
Family-Friendly Mosaic & Fresco Workshop in Rome
2 hours
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Private
Discover the historic and beautiful craft of fresco- and mosaic-making on this interactive tour. In a hands-on workshop, you’ll learn about these two crafts and enjoy artistic time to let your creativity flow. In the end, you’ll create a handmade souvenir from Rome!Let your imagination go, grow...
Tour Rome in a Vintage Fiat 500
2.5 hours
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Private
Discover Rome in a quintessentially Italian way, in a chauffeured Fiat 500 vintage car! Sit back and relax while your guide shows you the most impressive Roman highlights. You can also escape into the side streets and explore exclusive off-the-beaten-path spots. So, avoid the masses on the bus...
Jewish History Walking Tour in Rome
3 hours
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Small group
Enjoy a journey through art, history, culture, traditions, and food as you explore Rome’s vibrant Jewish Quarter. Stroll through the lively Jewish Ghetto with a local Jewish guide, admire the beauty of Rome’s Great Synagogue, and explore the expansive Jewish-Roman culture through timeless art and...
Family at the Colosseum
Discover Rome with Kids
4 hours
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Self guided
Rome is a fascinating city that kids love! Visit the Colosseum, the Vatican, and its museums, plus the sites of Ancient Rome, all at your kids' pace. The Vatican is fun for children but interesting enough to keep the whole family engaged as you explore the Pio Clementio Museum, Gallery of the...
A Free Evening in Rome
Self guided
Embrace the beloved Italian tradition of passeggiata in Rome, a leisurely evening walk that takes place all over the country. From small villages to big cities, Italians take to the streets to socialize and stroll after work. It’s the best time of day to experience local life and enjoy an...
Aerial view of Villa d’Este
Day Trip to Tivoli from Rome
6 hours
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Self guided
After a couple of days exploring the hustle and bustle of Rome, head out on a day trip to nearby Tivoli. This small town in the hills has provided a peaceful escape from the city since ancient times. Visit the fascinating ruins of Emperor Hadrian’s Villa and Villa d'Este. As both villas are...

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Sunlight Streaming into the Roman Forum
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