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Archaeologist’s Eye

Rome is probably the largest and most evocative open air museum in the world and home to iconic structures like the ancient Colosseum, the Pantheon and the Roman Forum.

Hear first hand what it is like to discover the historical wonders of Rome during a half day tour of Ancient Rome with a local archaeologist. Learn about current archaeological excavations, their importance to the history of Rome and techniques used to preserve important artifacts. 

1 to 8 people
~3 HRS
Price by request
This story can be aranged as a standalone experience or we can organize it as part of a longer customized itinerary our team would craft for you. Once selected, the concierge team will work with you to discuss and plan a suitable program as per your requirements


Group size: 1 to 8 people Prior Experience: No specific experience or knowledge is required Family Friendly: Yes, families are welcome

Timing & Duration

Duration: ~3 HRS


Etiquette: Please don't touch or move any of the artifacts or ruins What to wear: Casual wear, comfortable walking shoes What to bring: No special requirements. Don't forget your camera and spare batteries, plugs may not be available


Frequency: Can be operated daily, subject to archaeologist's availability Lead time: 3 to 5 business days

Small Print

Cancellation: Cancellation from 14-8 days is 50%. 7-0 days is 100%. Modifications: Modifications to an existing reservation can be requested up to 7 days prior to the date of service. However, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to make all requested changes. No Show: No refund


The ruins of ancient Rome
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