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6 Days / 5 Nights

April 30 - May 6, 2017 

From $3,950

Tiber River

The Forum

Trevi Fountain

Rome: The Eternal City. 


We'll delve into Rome's ancient history. We'll engage with its people. We'll experience today's modern Roman city life!


The Rome Discovery Trip includes private tours with local historian guides of Rome’s famous landmarks -- the Colosseum... the Forum... Vatican City with Saint Peter’s Basilica, Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel. We'll visit the Pantheon... the Spanish Steps... Borghese Gardens... Trevi Fountain... and Piazza Navona.


We'll take a day trip to Villa d’Este in Tivoli, a UNESCO World Heritage site.


There will be lots of free time for shopping Rome's markets and boutiques... enjoying delicious Italian cuisine and tasty gelato... and exploring Rome on your own.


The trip includes an Italian cooking class and meal with a celebrated chef... a wine tasting session with a regional expert... a welcome reception with local wines and chesses... and a farewell dinner with Italian local-cuisine and wines.


Optional before breakfast group pleasure walks through Rome's historic city centre are organized for travelers who want some morning exercise before starting their vacation day.


The trip is designed for couples, friends, families, and single travelers desiring a marvelous European holiday to see and experience beautiful Italy! 


The Rome Discovery Tour Is Designed To Provide:

  • A fabulous vacation experience to one of the world's most beautiful and exciting capital cities -- Rome.

  • A friendly and fun small group environment limited to 15 persons. Enjoy the camaraderie and begin friendships with like-minded travelers.

  • Many activities -- including visiting and taking private tours with local historian guides of Rome's famous landmarks and sites.

  • Free time to discover and enjoy Rome at your own pace for personal sightseeing, relaxation, and shopping. Free time in evenings to take after-dinner strolls through Rome's historic city centre... and toss a coin into Trevi Fountain.

  • Optional morning group pleasure walks led by WalkEurope president, Tom Harter.

  • Recommendations of restaurants and cafes you may want to explore on your own, yet everyone is invited to join the tour host for local-cuisine group meals.

  • Trip support -- fully escorted tour for a fun and worry-free vacation!


What's Included:

  • Six-nights in a choice of hotels.

    • Charming Boutique Hotel -- Hotel dei Borgognoni, a charming hotel with timeless elegance in a former 19th century mansion house   

    • Premiere Signature/Luxury Hotel -- Hotel Barocco, small traditional Rome hotel with exceptional attentive service. 

  • Daily hotel buffet breakfasts.

  • Welcome Reception – featuring Italian wines and cheeses. An opportunity to meet fellow trip members and review the tour activities. 

  • Morning Pleasure Walks - optional before breakfast daily escorted group pleasure walks through Rome's city centre, Borghese Gardens, and along the Tiber River.

  • Private tour of the Colosseum and the Forum with local historian guide.

  • Private tour of Vatican City, Saint Peter’s Basilica, Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel with local historian guide.

  • Walking visits to the Pantheon, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, and Borghese Gardens.

  • Day trip and private tour with local historian guide of Villa d'Este in Tivoli

  • Italian wine tasting session with a region wine expert.

  • Farewell Dinner – featuring Italian cuisine and wines hosted by WalkEurope.

  • Palace, cathedral, museum, archeological site & garden entrance fees for all group activities and day trips.

  • Ground transportation for all group activities, including day trip to Villa d'Este and Naples & Pompeii (July trip)


Arrival/Departure City:

Rome Italy


Trip Cost:

Charming Boutique Hotel Option:

  • $3,950 – Per person in double occupancy shared hotel room. For solo travelers, we will try to find you a roommate. Tour cost does not include airfare.

  • $1,775 – Added cost for single room accommodation option (limited availability).

Premiere Signature/Luxury Hotel Option:

  • $5,425 – Per person in double occupancy shared hotel room. Tour cost does not include airfare.

  • $1,925 – Added cost for single room accommodation option (limited availability). 


Sign Up Early -- Space Is Limited

Limited to 15 persons

Recommended Trip Combinations:

Combine your Rome Discovery Trip with...


Florence & Tuscany... 

Join us April 23 - 29 on WalkEurope's Florence & Tuscany Discovery Trip. We'll be based in Florence where we'll spend 6 nights along the picturesque Arno River visiting the world famous Ufifzi Gallery and Accadamia Gallery visiting Michaelangelo's Daivid statue. We'll take day trips to Siena and San Gimignano.. and visit the Cianti wine region. There will be plenty of time for shopping Florence's boutiques and markets.  Click here for trip description.

The Amalfi Coast / Pompeii / Capri...
Join us May 7 - 13 on WalkEurope's Amalfi Coast 
Discovery Trip. We'll be based in Sorrento on the Gulf of Naples where we'll spend 6 nights along the stunning Amalfi Coast. We'll take day trips to Capri and UNSECO World Heritage site, Pompeii. We'll travel by train together from Sorrento to Rome. Click here for trip description.

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