Half Day in Rome with a Local

The Colosseum, vibrant piazzas and a slice of pizza romana.

(13 reviews)

  • Private &

  • 4 hours

  • From
    €36.67  EUR per person based on 2 adults

  • Walking

  • Multiple languages available (including English)

What you’ll do

Imagine exploring Rome with an old friend, spotting famous attractions, chatting over aperitivo, mingling with the locals and snapping selfies. That’s something like this personalised experience of Rome will be like with one of our local Rome hosts, who can’t wait to share what they love about their city with you.

Wander through colourful piazzas and bright, lively neighbourhoods punctuated with restaurants, bars, markets and street performers like historic, humble Trastevere.

You could explore ancient sights such as the Colosseum, which evoke the power of the former Roman Empire, or take in the wonders of Vatican City, where you can discover artistic masterpieces such as Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel frescoes.

Your half a day in Rome with a host will be a whirlwind as you take in its heady mix mysterious ruins, awe-inspiring art and vibrant street life and, while you will never be able to explore it all in half a day, you can enjoy a taste!

Speaking of, did someone say pizza romana?

Experience highlights

  • Spend half a day with a host who will create an experience that's fully customised to your interests and what you'd most like to see

  • Visit some of the most famous attractions that make Rome popular - if you want to, that is

  • Explore one of Rome's further out neighbourhoods or keep things past paced in the famous central areas

  • See the authentic Rome, the one that’s loved by its locals as your host shares their favourite places and secret spots with you

  • Get recommendations from your host for more local things to do while you’re in the city

Good to know

What’s included

  • A totally private and personalised experience
  • 4 hours with a Host
  • Start when you like (after noon means you can sleep in!)
  • Walking experience ( if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options )
  • Hotel meet-up ( available on request for central location )

What’s not included

  • Food and drink
  • Transport costs
  • Gratuities (optional)

Meet-up point

  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

Cancellation policy

  • Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

How it works

  • Tell us your preferences and book

    See an experience you like and book it. We will ask a few questions to build the right experience with you.

  • Just right for you

    We’ll pair you with the right host based on your personality and interests. Trust us, we know all our hosts personally.

  • The fun bit

    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.

Hello curious traveler! If you’re unsure about what experience to book or would like more information on how it all works, just email me with any questions or plans you may have. I or someone from our Customer Experience Team will get in touch so we can suggest the perfect personalized experience for you.

If you prefer to speak to someone, feel free to send us your WhatsApp or cell number and we’ll give you a call back.

Reviews for this experience


5 average | 11 reviews

June 2019

Great time !

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!

Review by Kelly D


5 average | 11 reviews

April 2019

Trastevere tour

Speechless. Gerry could not have been more gracious. We were late-not on purpose-and he was so understanding. His knowledge of “Roma” was extensive and his English, which is my primary language was excellent. Had time permitted we would have scheduled additional tours with him.

Review by Barbara D


5 average | 11 reviews

April 2019

Rome Tour

Gerry is an excellent guide. He was friendly and engaging. I had a great time and saw many interesting sites in Rome.

Review by Roman C

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