Rome's Ultimate Free Tour brings the city's history to life like never before.
The free tour aims to show you a rich core of Roman history, an introduction to
Christianity and its origins in Rome, as well as the usual funny stories, places to eat,
sites to visit, and some essential nightlife recommendations.
The tour lasts around 2.5-3 hours and covers around 3km, suitable for wheelchairs and
Unlike many others, we limit the size of our groups to 15 maximum. This creates a more
personal experience where people can ask questions and seek the information that they
Rome's Ultimate free tour is lead by passionate guides with backgrounds ranging from
classical history to architecture and beyond. We aim to give you a unique, in-depth look
at the Eternal city.
Our concept aims to give the highest quality exploration of Roman past and present, with
no fee, and allow people to tip the guide to the value of their experience at the end of
Reservations are strongly recommended. Please book only if you plan to attend! To book
the free tour simply click here.
No reservation fee, no paper print outs. Bring some
comfy shoes and water, and you’re all set!
Porta del Popolo
Our meeting point. The north gate of Rome, in the Aurelian walls of the city.
Piazza del Popolo
The People's Square. One of the largest and most spectacular piazzas in Rome.
Mausoleum of Augustus
The tomb of the first ever Roman Emperor.
The ancient temple to all the Roman gods and the best preserved Roman monument in the world.
One of the most idyllic piazzas in Rome including Bernini's 'Fountain of the Four Rivers'.
The most beautiful bridge in Rome featuring Bernini's famed 'Angels'.
The military stronghold of the Vatican with a history spanning millennia.
Intro to the Vatican
The tour aims to give context and form to the Vatican and its contents and finishes with a
stunning view close to St. Peter's square.
Book your spot
Tours are available via booking only. Guides will not be at the meeting spot by default. Please book through the form, or via email to guarantee the presence of a guide. We may ask to adjust meeting times depending on demand.
Our guide will meet you at the PORTA DEL POPOLO, the gate with 3 arches. He will be standing
the statue, on the left-hand-side of the central arch if you are facing it from the Flaminio
To guarantee a fair experience to all our customers, groups of nine or more are asked to book a
tour. A minimum of four participants are required in order for the tour to run. If our group is
full, please be aware that those without confirmed reservations may not be able to join. The tour
reserve the right to deny participation in any tour, to any person, at any time, for any reason.
Thanks for understanding!
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For all of you who want to experience the hidden countryside in the middle of
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