Rome - The Heart of the Empire

6 days

From $2,765

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Summary

Rome is an exhilarating and intimate destination where the glories of its ancient past, the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Pantheon exist beside museums, art-soaked churches and medieval piazzas: evidence of Rome’s continued power when its empire was no more. This is the perfect introduction to the ‘Eternal City’ led by expert archaeologists who bring to life triumphs, tragedies and political intrigue that characterized the Roman empire.

Follow in the footsteps of slaves and Caesars; saints and sinners in this unique exploration of over 2000 years of Roman history.

Tour highlights:

  • The sprawling villa of Emperor Hadrian at Tivoli, its halls and pavilions covering more ground than most cities
  • The Ara Pacis, Augustus’ altar to the restoration of peace with its splendid reliefs
  • See see the Torlonia marbles, a series of classical sculptures, including the Diadumenos by Polycleitu in Palazzo Caffarelli, one of the Capitoline Museums

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$2,765

Deposit: $750 Single supplement: $360

Meet your Experts

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We are proud of our team of expert guide lecturers. Whenever you travel, your guide lecturer will be on hand to answer questions, tell stories and deliver insights to make your trip truly remarkable.

Dr Simon Elliott

Guide Lecturer

Dr Simon Elliott is a best-selling author and has written books on a wide variety of classical history subjects, ranging from Septimius Severus in Scotland and Roman Legionaries to how the Roman military built an empire.

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Agnes Gatineau

Tour Manager

Agnès Gatineau is French, from Paris. She lives in London and travels frequently to Paris. She started as a field archaeologist then went on to teach French as a foreign language in university and other institutions.

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Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Expert Guide Lecturer
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
  • Accommodation
  • Meals as per the itinerary, wine and tea or coffee with dinner
  • Entries to all sites as per the itinerary
  • All taxes & gratuities
  • Field notes

Rome is an exhilarating and intimate destination where the glories of its ancient past, the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Pantheon exist beside museums, art-soaked churches and medieval piazzas: evidence of Rome’s continued power when its empire was no more. This is the perfect introduction to the ‘Eternal City’ led by expert archaeologists who bring to life triumphs, tragedies and political intrigue that characterised the Roman empire.

We have special access to the Colosseum and the world-renowned Capitoline Museum. Follow in the footsteps of slaves and Ceasars; saints and sinners in this unique exploration of over 2000 years of Roman history.

Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single Supp. Availability
April 17 2020 AROM200417 April 17 2020 (Friday) April 22 2020 (Wednesday) Dr Simon Elliott Agnes Gatineau $2,245
(ex. flights)
$750 $360 Book Now
December 4 2020 AROM201204 December 4 2020 (Friday) December 9 2020 (Wednesday) Dr Andy Souter $2,625
(ex. flights)
$750 $360 Book Now
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