The 5 best private Rome and/or Vatican tours

by Paul Joseph  |  Published August 1, 2019

Few cities in the world are such a treasure trove of historic landmarks as Rome. For nearly 3,000 years, the iconic Italian capital has been the centre of globally influential art, architecture and culture, with the Vatican City serving as the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church. Little surprise, therefore, that Rome is one of the world’s most enduringly popular tourist destinations.

So packed full of ancient monuments and other places of interest is the city that planning a visit can be somewhat overwhelming. One solution is to join a private tour that allows you to see a number of attractions in a short space of time, with an experienced guide helping to make the experience even more special. Here’s our pick of 5 of the best private tours you can book in Rome and the Vatican.