Uncover Rome’s Ancient History

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

  • Private &

  • 5 hours

  • From
    €37.50  EUR
    per person
    based on 8 adults

  • Walking

  • Multiple languages available
    (including English)

You’ll join one of our local 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.

  • 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

This experience will be personalized to you!

What’s included

  • 4 hours with your host
  • Customised, private and personalised experience
  • 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 drinks
  • Tickets to additional attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuity (optional)

Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

How does it work?

  • 1 Tell us about you!

    Tell us about you!

    Once you book, fill in a quick questionnaire and tell us what you’d like from your experience.
  • 2 We match you with a host

    We introduce you to your perfect local

    Build your perfect experience together
  • 3 The best part!

    The best part!

    Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there

If you’re unsure about what experience to book or would like more information on how it all works, just email me here. 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.

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Reviews for this experience


5 average | 12 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

Reviews for Rome


September 2019

Excellent Guide

Gerry was a very accompanying guide. He was flexible in meeting my needs. In just a few short hours he showed me highlights of the city center, introduced me to gelato, and got me a cab back to my hotel. I have happy memories.

Review by Torrey H


September 2019

Wonderful guide!

Gerry was an amazing guide and host for our shopping tour in Rome. He stepped in at the last minute when our original guide had to cancel. He showed us the best local shops and neighborhoods while pointing out the history and uniqueness of the city. I highly recommend Gerry!

Review by Beth Y


August 2019

Great experience

It was a real good experience to do the personal visit of Rome with Alessandro! What a culture you have... it was really interesting, we’ll keep you as a contact for next time! We also lunched very well, thanks to your advice! Thanks a lot and see you soon!

Review by Anthony et Marta B

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