Half day Half Day in Rome with a Local
- Rome, Italy
- 4 hours
- from €36.67 EUR per person
- (13 reviews)
Gladiator school, gelato and 2000 years of history hidden underground.
€36.67 EUR per person based on 2 adults
Multiple languages available (including English)
You’ll discover the family friendly Roman way of life with one of our local Rome hosts, and your tribe, by your side.
Sure, the Eternal City may be crammed with classical treasures and ancient history, but we can’t all find the Vatican wildly entertaining - when you’re ten there’s other things you’d rather be doing, you know?
Luckily for you, there’s nowhere better for a family trip than a city where family life is at the heart of everything - you’ll be welcomed into every pizzeria, gelateria and shop with open arms!
From gladiator school where kids can have fun dressing up in tunics and training (yep, they exist), to walking through centuries of history and seeing Rome through the ages come to life, exploring ancient ruins to visiting the Castel Sant’Angelo, climbing the Dome of St Peter’s Basilica or going underground through 2000 of history in the Basilica Clemente - no one will be bored.
If little legs get tired from walking through the cobbled streets, you can always visit a park, like Villa Borghese or Gianicolo, where you can see traditional puppet shows and hear cannons being fired at midday, or make a beeline for the nearest pizzeria or gelateria - your host knows just the place.
Discover family-friendly highlights like Castel Sant’Angelo or the Basilica Clemente
See Rome’s history come to life as you explore exciting neighbourhoods
Visit a gelateria recommended by your host and taste authentic gelato
Relax or explore a well-loved local park with great views of the city
Get recommendations for other family-friendly attractions and restaurants
What’s not included
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Spend time in the city with your carefullyselected host. You have an itinerary but it’s unscripted so it’s up to you and your host where you go and what you do.
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5 average | 11 reviews
Gerry was an incredible host for me and my four year old son. Helpful with manuvouring the pram and taking time and effort to make sure we were all ok and having a good time. He was flexible and adaptive to our needs and really easygoing. His passion for Rome is obvious and infectious. I'd love to come back. Thank you so much Gerry! Rome would not have been the same without you!
5 average | 12 reviews
Bellissima esperienza a Roma con Ugo, lui è il top come preparazione e come simpatia, abbiamo passeggiato con lui, ascoltandolo con trasporto e piacere...
Our family of five (mum, dad, and three grown-up daughters) had a great full day, history and art-themed tour of Rome with Ugo. Ugo is an engineer by education but an artist by choice. His knowledge of his home city is exemplary and his enthusiasm for all types of art was very engaging. He gave us, as first-time visitors, a really good idea of the layout and history of the city and its key areas and also knows some of the best places for gelato and other cooling delicacies on a hot day.
We had a wonderful tour iwth Gerry. He took us many, many places and showed us things that we would have not seen. He answered many questions for us and we would do it all again!
Gerry did a fantastic job with our unique request in Rome. We had one day in the city and City Unscripted worked with us to create a 2hr tour of all of historic spots in Rome...starting at 10:30pm! Seeing Rome at night with a local guide was so special, Gerry knew exactly how to get us around the city to maximize our limited time. I highly suggest trying out his services, you won’t be disappointed!
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