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Rome by Vintage Vespa: Classic Rome Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 20/06/16 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20/06/16 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Explore Rome by Vespa and cover more ground than you would on a standard walking tour. This private vintage Vespa tour introduces you to big-name sights, such as the Colosseum, along with quirky attractions like the keyhole view of St. Peter’s Basilica from Aventine Hill. Just hop on behind your guide, and hang on tight as you travel around the city like a local.
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • Pass by
    Piazza Venezia
  • 1
    Colosseum
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Pass by
    Circus Maximus
  • 2
    Terme di Caracalla
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Pass by
    Via Appia Antica
  • 3
    Piramide Cestia
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 4
    Testaccio
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 5
    Giardino degli Aranci
    Stop: 15 minutes
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    Pass by
    Palatine Hill
    Aurelian Walls
    Campo de' Fiori
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Highlights
  • Put a fun twist on a classic Rome sightseeing tour with a private guide
  • Get comfortable on the Vespa with a safety briefing before you start
  • Find the best photo stops at the Colosseum and ancient Appian Way
  • Enjoy door-to-door transport son the back of a vintage Vespa
What to Expect
Start with a pickup direct from your Rome hotel by Vespa. After hopping on behind your guide, zip around the capital’s streets. Swing past Piazza Venezia to see the striking Vittorio Emanuele II monument, and hear tales of modern Italian history from your guide. Continue to the Imperial Fora to learn about life during the days of the Roman Empire and then jump off the Vespa for photos by the Colosseum. From the iconic stadium, venture onward to find some of Rome’s lesser-visited gems. Admire the Baths of Caracalla and the ancient Appian Way, as you travel further out to the foodie enclave of Testaccio, where coffee and gelato await. Feeling relaxed, travel up Aventine Hill for a keyhole peek at St. Peter’s Basilica. From there, it’s back to your Rome hotel, checking out the chariot track of Circus Maximus along the way.
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Important Information
Duration
3h
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Use of a helmet
  • Private driver
  • Live commentary on board
  • Coffee or gelato
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • Entrance to attractions
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Entry/Admission - Terme di Caracalla
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Confirmation within 24 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Tour runs as passenger. You won't be driving the Vespa
  • Guests over the weight limit of 250 lbs are not allowed
  • Minimum age is 7 years
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Face Masks must be worn during the Tour
  • Helmets ane Scooter Seats are Sanitized 15 Minutes before the Tour Starts
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Nick B wrote a review Feb 2020
Glastonbury, United Kingdom7 contributions2 helpful votes
Had to write about this brilliant way to see Rome on the back of your own personal Vespa with a local guide/driver. My daughter booked this for us before coming to Rome. It's an amazing way to see parts of the city you wouldn't get to see without the kind of knowledge only truly
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Sherry H wrote a review Nov 2019
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin2 contributions
This was one of our best tours in Rome. It was amazing to see all the sights lit up at night. We had Richie as our tour guide and he was very knowledgeable. He also gave us some great recommendations for authentic restaurants for the rest of our trip that were amazing. Tour
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Charley wrote a review Nov 2019
2 contributions
This was a blast! I saw parts of Rome I never would have seen without this tour. It was so fun and I tell everyone about it first. Simon was the best, and I had left my sweatshirt with him at the end, and before I could get back to my hotel, he had returned it. I would
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Date of experience: September 2019
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April L wrote a review Nov 2019
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My mom and I went on this tour, and it’s a private tour—they picked us up at 10 AM and dropped us off at 1, wherever we needed to be. I really wasn’t sure what to expect because I’ve never been on a scooter ride, but I felt so safe, and this was so much fun to go on. My mom was
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Excursion667508 wrote a review Oct 2019
Fort Myers Beach, Florida3 contributions
Alessandro and Jacobo were amazing tour guides-- we didn't realize when we booked how educational the tour would be. (We just thought it would be fun to ride vespas through Rome). Our guides were very knowledgeable, had perfect English, and were very safe drivers. They adapted
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Stedolian
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Great fun!
Valerio is a great guide and quite passionate about Rome and its history. His English is really good so nothing los
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terri8267
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Exhilarating
This was our absolutely favorite experience of our cruise to the Adriatic and stay in Rome. “Ricki” and Fabrizio ga
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StephenK2843
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Ape Calessino Auto Rickshaw
This review is for the Ape Calessino Auto Rickshaw 3 hour tour. Michael initially picked us up on time at our hotel
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Deb1791
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Fantastic Vespa tour!
Totally awesome way to see Rome. Our drivers were excellent company and terrific guides. Everything was well organi
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Tiffany K
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Book now!!
I came to Rome in 2011 and loved every minute of my vespa tour with DeaRoma! We got to explore the usual tourist si
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dohrer98
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Fabulous and fun tour with older teens
Our family of 4 took 2 Ape Calessinos on A tour of Rome. The tour organizers picked us up promptly at the designate
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Ron R
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Very enjoyable vintage Vespa tour of Rome
It was just 2 of us so it was quite a "personal" tour but on Vespas you can get around Rome in no time at all, so w
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Dunfanaghy19
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The best
We were a group of 7. This tour had been recommended by another friend. All of us middle aged and very nervous!!! W
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D B
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Rome Group Bike Tour
Excellent tour with excellent Guide Valerio. Really enjoyable for the family and Kids. A lovely way to see Rome. 3
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MitchellBakker
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Perfect Vespa tour to start the day
Valerio welcomed us at 10:00 o’clock with a beautiful red Vespa. I drove, my girl sitting in the back, exploring an
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Ilse van Buynder
They were very professional and we had a great time! The guide was very knowledgeable and was well spoken
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Meander38005800972
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The highlight of my trip to Rome.
I am a 50+ year old travelling with my 17 year old daughter. We loved this experience. We felt totally safe (someth
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IronWill1989
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The Best Way to See Rome!!!
Dearoma Tours are the best way to see Rome. There is nothing like seeing the beautiful city on a vintage Vespa! Val
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Lauren R
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Back again!
I loved my Vespa tour with Valerio so much during my last visit to Rome that I booked TWO tours on my most recent v
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Glory453
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Wonderful Tour
We were picked up right at our hotel and whisked away on an adventurous romantic tour. My boyfriend and I loved thi
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