New York Times Journeys – Ancient and Modern Rome

Person from 6 years
140
Private Tour From
300

Go beyond the Colosseum and experience the Eternal City from a local’s perspective, inspired by The New York Times “36 Hours” feature.

About

Go beyond the Colosseum and experience the Eternal City from a local’s perspective, inspired by The New York Times “36 Hours” feature. From the hip district of Monti to one of the most important archeological museums in Europe, see and taste the best parts of Rome. Learn the history behind ancient artworks, learn from a master mosaic maker, and sample Italian gelato and wine.

New York Times Reading List

  • Lemon Gelato
  • Roasted Eggplant and Buffalo Mozzarella Pizza
  • Rome in Ruins
  • Is This Artichoke Kosher? Rome Defends a Classic Jewish Dish
  • Rome, Through the Eyes of Flavius Josephus
  • 5 Tips for a Luxury Trip to Rome for Less

Additional information

Inclusions: Expert local guide, tickets to the National Archaeological Museum of Rome, visit to a prestigious mosaic workshop, gelato, a glass of wine with charcuterie and cheese

Exclusions: Gratuity

Confirmation of booking: If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We’ll see you at the start point. Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.

Additional Information: Cancellations more than 2 days before departure will receive a full refund. Cancellations within this period attract a 100% cancellation fee.

Child Policy: No age limit: This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.

Dietary Notes

We can accommodate vegetarians and other dietary restrictions. Please notify us in advance if you have any dietary requests. You can do so in the ‘Additional information’ box at checkout, or by emailing us at [email protected]

Local contact

Office phone number: +39 338 884 7405
Email address: [email protected]

Highlights

Visit a museum that houses one of the largest collections of ancient art in the world.
Tour a neighborhood known for its hip, artisanal shops and restaurants.
Meet Romans at a wine bar while tasting local charcuterie and local wine.
See the ancient and modern sides of the Eternal City.
New York Times Exclusives

Behind the Scenes Access: Palazzo Massimo is restoring statues, mosaics and artwork in areas that are closed to the public. Get special access to the restoration area and explanation of the works.
Hands-on Element: Meet the Cassio family and their master mosaic makers in a family-run studio just minutes away from the Colosseum. A trained artisan master will share insights to the world of mosaics and will show you how the pieces are hand cut. You can even place pieces into works yourself.
Local Interactions: Meet the owners of a local gelateria and get insight into one of the most loved Italian desserts.
Language: English

Inclusions: Expert local guide, tickets to the National Archaeological Museum of Rome, visit to a prestigious mosaic workshop, gelato, a glass of wine with charcuterie and cheese

Exclusions: Gratuity

Schedule details

Duration: 3 Hours
Meeting point:
In front of the Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri – Piazza della Repubblica 00185 Roma

Google Maps Link: https://goo.gl/maps/BHXPcacYHXWbA6zc6

Exact GPS Coordinates of the meeting point: 41°54’11.0″N 12°29’48.3″E