based on 20 people, Private
Max group size
3 days
Art experience

About the Tour

From tourist spots to off-the-beaten-path ones a short winter city break to experience the past while soaking in contemporary culture and enjoy Christmas Shopping in Rome.

It’s true it takes a lifetime to see everything in Rome, the Eternal city, with its vast archeological treasures and cultural heritage around every corners. But Rome is not only art and archaeology, it is also the modern capital of Italy offering so many opportunities from music to theatres, food, wine and incredible shopping experiences. Thanks to a mild climate the city invites travelers and locals to walk its streets and parks with panoramic terraces during any season. We’ve put together a short winter city break when the shopping streets and monuments are lit up with stunning Christmas lightsand it’s sure you will fall in love again and forever with Rome!

Day 1
Arrival at your centrally located hotel. Our Tour Manager will welcome you with a special yummy welcome for a special start of your Rome citybreak.
Depending on your arrival time we will design a custom itinerary for your special visit to Rome.Maybe pop into the Vatican to see the nativity and outstanding Christmas tree in St. Peter’s square
Dinner at leisure. A special list of top restaurants and delicious local eateries will be provided upon arrival. With the assistance and hints of our tour manager you will have your table reserved for a special welcome dinner in Rome.
Overnight at the Hotel in Rome.

Day 2
Breakfast at the Hotel.
After breakfast let your Christmas shopping begin, amazing shops to live the magical atmosphere of the city. Start form the elegant neighbourhood with expensive boutiques around the Spanish Steps but don’t forget Testaccio Market at lunch time. One of the best places to sample excellent street food from artichoke sandwiches and tripe stews to freshly-cooked pastas and craft beers. Among the food stalls you can make special bargains at the leather and shoes stalls that locals know very well.In the afternoon possibility to have a special tour of Ancient Rome a nice stroll along the Imperial Fora from “Capitol Square” to the Colosseum the largest amphitheatre ever built, to host gladiator battles, animal hunting, executions and even sea battles, when the arena would be filled with water and ships.
Dinner at leisure you can try tonight one of the many pizzeria’s in Trastevere.
Overnight at the Hotel in Rome.

Day 3
Breakfast at the Hotel.
After breakfast free time to join an extensive tour of the Vatican with an expert local guide: from Angel’s Castle, walk to the Vatican Museums and discover its luxuriant galleries with thousands of ancient sculptures,Raphael’s Rooms and of course, Michelangelo’s frescoes in the Sistine Chapel.
After visiting the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel , you can reach the most important religious building in the Vatican City and in the world, St. Peter’s Basilica. You can see St. Peter’s Burial place, Michelangelo’s Pieta and the amazing architecture of this church in all its splendor!
Possibility to to descend into the Vatican Necropolis, located beneath St. Peter’s Basilica. Complete your visit of the Vatican in the magnificent St. Peter’s square designing by the genius of Gian Lorenzo Bernini.
At then of this memorable private tour your guide will show you the way to Navona square where you can enjoy free time exploring its traditional Christmas Market, stalls selling traditional Christmas sweets and pastries or Christmas decorations for your Christam tree or new pieces for the nativity that all locals like to have in their homes. Don’t miss the chance to take a photograph with Santa Claus, another tradition of the Romans.
Accordingly with your departure time appointment with our driver at the hotel for your private transfer to the airport or rail station for a safe journey back home.

What's included

 2 nights at 4* centrally located Hotel in Rome

 1 private guided tour of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel

Tour Manager for a complete assistance from arrival till departure

Map of the city

What's NOT included

 Transportation (flight or train quote upon request)

 Transfer from/to airport or train station (quotation upon request)

 All not listed in “what is included”


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Make the most of your Tour Experience by adding something extra to your journey and  have your exceptional experiences.

When you book through  Magnum Travel you also have the option of choosing additional services and experiences during your journey.

  • All inclusive package
    Let us take care of everything and enjoy your unforgettable trip to Italy. We will book for you the best restaurants, get you into an exciting Christmas shopping experience, reserve a private local guide ride for an exclusive and memorable  tour of the city
  • Transfer
    Upon arrival our English speaking driver will meet and greet you, take care of your luggage and take you to your hotel for a safe and hassle free transfer. Transfer service available from any airport, port or rail station to your accommodation or hotel and viceversa.
  • Exclusive Experiences
    Live a real life experience in Rome and learn how to make a Roman Mosaic. No visit in Rome is complete without a Cooking Class  in a Roman Pizzeria’s or a Bicycle tour along the Appian Way. Have Aperitif in one of the trendy bars where the Romans like to meet after work and have their drink and snacks with friends. Reserve a special tour to the Roman Castles and visit one of the wineries. You will have the chance to to  buy some DOC wine directly from the producers

Fancy staying longer in Rome or visiting nearby cities and making a customized Italian journey? Let us know your ideas and desires we will make it a real travel experience taking care of all details of your trip to Italy.