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  • Location: Rome, Italy
  • Duration:  3 hours (approx.)

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See the sights of Ancient Rome by Segway on a 3-hour tour, passing incredible monuments like the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Circus Maximus. On a self-balancing electric scooter, follow a guide around Rome’s 2000-year-old ruins, while hearing their history from an audio guide. Stop for photos by iconic sites and test Rome’s very own ancient lie detector – the Mouth of Truth (Bocca della Verità)!

This small-group tour is limited to eight people, ensuring you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide.

Highlights

  • 3-hour Rome segway tour with an expert local guide and audio commentary
  • See the sights of Ancient Rome, like the Roman Forum and Circus Maximus
  • Stop for photos in front of the Colosseum and hear tales of its gruesome gladiator battles
  • Visit the marble ‘face’ at the Church of Santa Maria in Cosmedin, and find out why it’s called the Mouth of Truth
  • Admire sights of the city from Capitoline Hill
  • Small-group tour with a maximum of eight people ensures personalized attention from your guide

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What You Can Expect

Best Rome Segway Tour

See Ancient Rome by Segway!

Meet your friendly guide and start with an orientation session to get familiar with your two-wheeled, electric, self-balancing Segway. Once you feel comfortable, you’ll follow your guide into the downtown streets of Rome.

Glide toward the area known as Capitoline Hill, and as you approach it you’ll be met with the jaw-dropping sights of Ancient Rome. Once the home of richly elaborate temples, shops, markets and government buildings, the area is now a fascinating archeological site peppered with 2,000-year-old world-famous ruins.

Head right up to it and weave around the outskirts of the Roman Forum, seeing grandiose monuments like the Arch of Constantine and Trajan’s Column. Hear the history of the site in its heyday from your audio commentary, learning about its status as the administrative center of Rome.

Pass Palentine Hill and stop for a look at Circus Maximus, the vast stretch of flat land where chariot races were once held to entertain up to 250,000 locals. Continue to the Colosseum, Rome’s iconic monument on the east side of Ancient Rome, and stop for photos while listening to commentary about the gory, yet glorified, gladiator battles that once took place inside.

After weaving through the crowds outside the ruins, take back to the streets and head to the Church of Santa Maria to see the Mouth of Truth – an intriguing marble slab. Featured in the hit 1950’s movie Roman Holiday, the ancient manhole cover is said to be a lie detector.

As you wind your way back toward the center of Rome, stop at a scenic vantage point to enjoy picture-perfect views over the city. Your tour then finishes back at the start point.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

SO MUCH FUN!! Our party of 7 loved it and our tour guide, Gulianna Julie was wonderful - funny, knowledgable and VERY patient as we had teenagers and grandparents on our party. The tour itself was really great - and we all enjoyed getting by the hoards of people - especially at the Coliseum. We saw some great sights and had a great history lesson too. Would highly recommend.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

One of the best tours so far. It was not only fun, But Matt was very a informative and helpful guide. Always ready to take a picture for us, and answer any questions. A great tour to see so many sites in a short period , without waring out your feet !!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Segway is fun. It is easy to use. This allows us to visit a big part of Rome including the small view which has great view on the city. Our guide Julie is good. She shared a lot of interesting fact of Rome

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

This was awesome! Don't walk when you can have a tour with Matt and Barbie on a Segway, while everyone else climbs on foot around the city!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

We loved our Segway tour! It was the highlight of the trip for my husband. Matt our guide was amazing! There was only one other couple with us. It actually rained for 45 minutes in the middle of our tour and we still had a fantastic time. Matt was so gracious and took so many photos of us we really appreciated it. Don't miss this tour! Don't think it's hard to do. We're both senior citizens and we had it down pat in less than 10 minutes. Everyone there is so patient and helpful.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Amazing tour, my favourite of the whole holiday! Gives you a great overview of Rome and it's a brilliant and fun way to see the city. Our guide Allesandra was wonderful, bundles of fun, knowledgeable and really looked after us all carefully. Can't recommend this enough, do it or you will regret it!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

We did the Segway tour around ancient Rome on our first morning and we all felt it was the best part of our holiday and gave us a great introduction to sightseeing in Rome. The sites that we visited were amazing with the Segways adding an extra fun factor to the whole experience.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

The Rome Segway Tour was the highlight of our week in Rome. Alessia was a fantastic guide who quickly taught beginners us how to operate the Segway. We were there in July and it was hot - thank goodness for not having to walk and zooming along on the Segway kept a cool breeze in our face.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

It was great fun and so well executed. Our guide Toni was excellent.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

A lot of fun and very nice guide Fabio.
I would recommend this tour to anyone who wants to see many things at once, while trying something new.

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