Leave behind the bucolic coast for a day and head to Rome on this guided day-long tour of the Eternal City. See the highlights of Rome, and learn about the history of the city and of each landmark, including the Colosseum, the Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps and, of course the Vatican Museums and all its artistic glories. End the tour with a hearty three-course dinner with your fellow travelers. All entrance fees are at your own expense. 

Highlights

  • Day trip to Rome from Sorrento
  • Witness Michelangelo’s masterpiece in the Sistine Chapel
  • Walk through St Peter’s Basilica and enjoy views from atop the dome
  • Admire historical Renaissance artwork at the Vatican Museums
  • Explore the ancient Colosseum, one of the world’s most iconic and fascinating sites
  • Combine guided tours with free time to sightsee independently
  • Enjoy a 3-course Italian dinner on your way back to Sorrento

What You Can Expect

Rome Day Trip from Sorrento Including Dinner

Admire St Peter's Basilica and learn about Rome's history from your guide

Hop on the comfortable coach in the center of Sorrento and wave goodbye to the coast for a few hours, as you spend the day exploring Rome, one of the most important cities in the history of the Western world. During the 4-hour ride, relax and listen to the guide prep you with plenty of fun historical anecdotes about the city. 

After your arrival, stroll around Vatican City, one of the world's smallest nations and the home of the pope. Linger for a while in St. Peter's Square and listen to your guide speak of the history of the square and the design of St. Peter's Basilica, of which Michelangelo designed the dome. Take some free time here to further explore or sit down for an authentic Roman lunch at a nearby restaurant (at own expense). 

Another option, visit the Vatican Museums, a depository for some of the world's greatest art. Gawk at Raphael's cherubs and spend some time in the Sistine Chapel, where Michelangelo created a masterpiece on all four walls and the ceiling. And don't forget to step inside St. Peter's Basilica and marvel at all the glory. 

When your free time is up, meet with your guide and head over to the Colosseum, one of the greatest still-extant structures from Ancient Rome, where bloody gladiator fights took place on a regular basis. After you've taken in the great antique amphitheater, hop aboard the bus for the journey back to Sorrento. 

Sample Menu:

Starter (choice of one):
  • Minestrone soup
  • Pasta with tomato sauce
Main course:
  • Buffet with mixed salad, bruschetta, cold meat and cheese
  • Vegetarian option (available on request)
Dessert:
  • Homemade cake
Drinks:
  • Local wine
  • Mineral water

Customer Reviews

diane.crossland

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Would highly recommend this trip. The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable of the area and showed us sights on the way, the meal at the place we stopped was fantastic with wine and water. Overall I thoroughly enjoyed this trip and would definitely go again. It was a long drive but well worth it. Diane C

Paul C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

An absolutely FABULOUS one day trip from Sorrento with an excellent guide in Alberio. All the main sites were covered i.e. St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, Spanish Steps, the Trevi fountain, Forum, Colosseum and so much more. The meal back was adequate for such a trip, and we even got back to Sorrento 90 minutes EARLY being dropped off right outside the hotel. To Alberio - you are a star! And as for Pepe the driver - you must have nerves of steel to drive on those Italian roads where most of the other drivers are lunatics!!!! Many thanks for a truly memorable experience.

Sindee S

3 star rating: Worth doing August 2015

It was a little different then expected. We were dropped off at the Vatican and picked up 4 hours later by the collesium. It was nice to have the time to wander around a map was provided but I was glad I didn't get tickets to Vatican or Collesium ahead of time. Would not have had time for both. Wish there was a little more time in Rome. I was expecting more like 5 to 6 hours there.

aurora

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better July 2014

Don't be confused, this tour is a ride to Rome with some information about Rome along the way, not a guided tour of the vatican and colosseum. The tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly but There was not enough time to adequately see either the vatican or colosseum.

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