Tour code: 7597P1
Zip through the bustling streets of Rome as the Romans do — on a Vespa! Hang on for the ride as your private driver and guide whisks you around on a vintage scooter for an exciting half-day tour of Eternal City highlights. Wind through traffic circles and mazelike streets, easily hopping off for a closer look at imperial monuments and Baroque piazzas. Learn about the history of Rome, from ancient emperors to the modern metropolis, and get an insider’s glimpse at some of the city’s best-kept secrets.

Highlights

  • 4-hour vintage Vespa tour of Rome
  • Travel in style and ease just like the Romans do
  • See ancient highlights and tucked-away treasures
  • Hop off to walk around monuments like the Trevi Fountain and Colosseum
  • Sip espresso at an authentic café
  • Enjoy the personalized attention of a private guide

What You Can Expect

Rome by Vintage Vespa - Classic Rome Tour

Vesping Vatican

You are easily picked up at your accommodation in Rome. Our Guide, introduces you "Her Majesty" the Vespa, scooter Icon of the Italian Life style, best way to travel in Rome. After a short briefing about safety and your way to ride Vespa as passenger, tour leaves.
You're plunged in the colourful and exciting cobblestones streets of Rome. Once in Piazza Venezia, Vespa stops. You and your guide get off scooter, as well as you'll do along the entire tour, to walk in the middle of the Piazza to introduce you the secrets of the biggest European monument: the Vittoriano. That'll be the opportunity to know quickly about the recent stories of the struggles of the italians for their freedom. In Piazza Venezia you're in the "Circus" of the Rome Traffic. Your Vespa is sweetly sailing in the middle of that seeming chaos. You're astonished in seeing that your 2 wheels is the Soprano queen of that "Orchestra" of Wheels.

It's now the time to meet on of the most incredible story of the past: the one of a village of shepherds, became the centre of the Ancient world. Your tour is in the main way now. The Roman Forum: How we came to be Romans, why Empire declined, collapsed, and who first Christians were.Colosseum is now waiting for you. Your arrival in front such big and famous amphitheatre by Vespa is already one of the highlights of your Italian holiday. You know finally now the real historical details of the Colosseum, and how much... Hollywood...mistakes. Now is the time to enjoy what some of the best out off the beaten path attractions.The immense Bath of Caracalla and the magic atmosphere of the Ancient Appian Way, are the attractions to know more about secrets of the Romans leadership and their lifestyles.A pleasant ride along the city walls is now bringing you to the unknown Pyramid of Rome, only one in Europe, built in the time of the famous Queen Cleopatra, still spring in the old Rome sky.

In the famous foodie Testaccio district you're now tasting, with your guide, the flavour of a Roman Caffè. Such a strong Italian culture has no secrets now for you. Caffeina is now giving more power at the Vespa engine to climb the green boulevard of the Aventine Hill. From the top of the stunning orange garden, you're guide is showing you the best view on the Dome of St,Peters, in one of the sweetest park of Rome. And then, have you've ever heard about the secret Keyhole of Rome? You're now spying trough that, you know now why is such a special view.

Going slowly down hill, wealthiest region of Rome, you're now seeing the huge valley of the Circus Maximus and the Palace of the Rome Emperors.A breathtaking view from the Janiculum Hill is now showing you seriously that Jungle of Beauty, Rome is.
Is time to go slowly back your accommodation, this is the occasion of enjoying a safari between the nooks and crannies of the maze of the alleys of the Eternal city.

Please note: Tour runs as passenger. You won't driving the Vespa

Customer Reviews

Todd D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

An amazing way to see Rome! Jacob Yakob was extremely knowledgeable and I enjoyed the tour very much. He took me beyond the normal tourist attractions to the outskirts of the city, the top of several of the 7 hills, the Rome keyhole, and many other places. Overall a great day!

Kim United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Absolutely wonderful tour! Our guides met us right outside of our hotel, they were both natives of Rome, very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the history of all the sites we saw. Though they were young guys, they had both been giving tours and driving Vespas for years and were sure to point out great places to eat and experience local culture. At the start of the tour they asked what we wanted to see most, but since we were interested in an overview of the city we let them choose where to go. In addition to the main attractions like the Colosseum they brought us to many other places, off the beaten path, that we definitely wouldn't have seen on our own including two incredible overlooks to get sweeping views of the city. Part of the tour also includes a stop at a local bakery/cafe for coffee and sweets, the guides were incredibly personable and really made us feel like we were there with friends. I would recommend this tour to anyone looking for an adventure and a way to see a lot of Rome in a short amount of time and learn some history along the way!

Patsylou25

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Our Vespa ride around Rome, was the highlight of our visit there. Our companion riders Valerio and Michele were exceptional in their consideration and care. As older girls we appreciated the extra effort they made in order for us to enjoy the thrills of Roman traffic! We have visited Rome on other occasions and they were able to take us to places that we had not visited before and were very well versed on the history and events of the city. We would highly recommend this adventure to anyone of any age. Enjoy!!

quinbargen

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Life affirming! The best thing we did in Rome! I recommend any one who goes to Rome to do this and, in particular, any one who is 'tired of life' to do this! We had many apologies if we spell wrong Valerio and Jacopo with the superb Dearoma company.They really knew their stuff, all the extra little bits the guide books don't mention. I was quite nervous but Jacopo was so lovely and calm and relaxed that I quickly sat back and enjoyed it! Two things were very important to us - they took requests to go to where we wanted, and they took us to their own local cafe and we saw their friends. Making that connection with real local people makes all the difference. Very well done boys!!

michelle.antelmi

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Excellent tour! Excellent tour guide! Great Experience!

Douglas A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Excellent. The two local tour guides were friendly, knowledgeable and great fun. Highly recommended.

Christopher M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Probably the best way to go about touring the city. Its like having a private chauffeur and tour guide in one. It is a must to do this while in Rome.

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