Rome - The Heart of the Empire

6 days

From £2,095

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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 characterised 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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Today's Price
£2,095

Deposit: £500 Single supplement: £265

Includes flights

Keeping you safe on your next tour

  • FREE 'Travel Safe' kits for every traveller
  • COVID-19 insurance
  • Enhanced Health and Safety audits
  • Distanced seating on coaches
  • 'Get me home' service and private airport transfers
  • COVID protocols at our hotels, and aboard our cruise ships
  • Packed lunches and flexible dining options
  • Flexible balance payment date and COVID-friendly refund conditions
  • COVID-testing and medical training for tour staff
  • Constant monitoring and post-tour tracing
Meet your Experts

Dr Andy Souter

Guide Lecturer

Dr Andy Souter currently works for the University of Reading and is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He is particularly interested in the architecture of ancient Rome and completed his PhD thesis on the rural economy of Roman Portugal.

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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
4 December 2020 AROM201204 4 December 2020 (Friday) 9 December 2020 (Wednesday) Dr Andy Souter £2,095
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£500 £265 Book Now
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