Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure to explore the "Eternal City."
This morning, enjoy a small group tour of Rome. Your tour will begin atop Colle Oppio with a panoramic view of the Colosseum, one of Ancient Rome's most vital social centers. From there, descend to the Colosseum. Once inside, an expert guide will talk you through the bloody past of the amphitheater as you listen to tales of gladiators, mock sea-battles and executions. After a brief rest at the Arch of Constantine, you will arrive at the Palatine Hill, the most famous of the Seven Hills of Rome. In the evening, consider joining a stroll around the Trastevere neighborhood followed by dinner. (B)
Enjoy a full day at leisure in Rome. Take advantage of shopping, dining, or join an optional sightseeing tour to Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius. (B)
Make your own way to the Rome airport or train station for your next destination. (B)