Uncover Rome’s Ancient History

Crumbling ruins, ancient basilicas and a history dating back to 753BC.

  • (1 review)
  • Private &
  • 5 hours
  •  From €60.00 EUR per person
  • Walking
  • Multiple languages available. Request at time of booking.

What you’ll do

You’ll join one of our Rome hosts to discover 28 centuries of history - quite the task, we know. Luckily, Romans are well versed in their city’s history and your host can’t wait to share it with you! Behind the beauty of every crumbling ruin in Rome is a story waiting to be told; you’ll discover ancient landmarks dating back to 753BC - if only the walls could talk! Walk through centuries of history, from Ancient Rome through the Middle Ages to the Renaissance, and experience the history of the Eternal City come to life as you explore ancient parts of the city, old basilica and character packed alleyways. Climb up Palatine Hill and take in the sweeping views of this ancient city before ambling back down into the city center to grab an aromatic espresso or a revitalising spritz and something to eat - we’re thinking pizza romana or a porchetta sandwich (very Roman). Not your average history lesson, we’re sure you’ll agree.

Our Picks

  • Join one of our hosts to discover 28 centuries of history! Quite impressive for just five hours, no?

  • Explore the most historic neighbourhoods in the city, and climb Palatine Hill and see stunning views of the city

  • Visit the most famous historic attractions and learn about them with the unique insight of a local’s knowledge

  • Discover hidden historic spots and places that you wouldn’t find in a guidebook, but are important parts of Rome’s history - guidebooks are heavy anyway, who want to carry that around?

  • Hear fascinating stories and discover unique pieces of history that your local shares with you

  • Feel rejuvenated with a bite to eat and a coffee or spritz

Good to know

What’s included
  • 4 hours with your host
  • Customised, private and personalised experience
  • Walking tour (transport available at extra charge)
What’s not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Tickets to additional attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuity (optional)
Cancellation Policy

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This experience’s reviews


5 average | 11 reviews

January 2018

Rome: Local sites

Had a wonderful time being shown around Rome and seeing all the wonderful sites. Had a bit of a mix up originally with City unscripted but they were able to organsie a replacement quickly. Would love to use them next time we travel. Thank you Ugo for showing us the sites.

Review by Doug P

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