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La Dolce Vita: Vespa tour of Rome

Experience Rome as a local, exploring the narrow streets and venturing to some of the best panoramic viewpoints on a classic Vespa motorbike.

Seated securely behind your experienced driver-guide, you'll get the perfect introduction to this fascinating city, from its historic heart to the more leafy suburbs and lesser-known viewpoints. The tour will take you past some of the city's main sites, such as the Colosseum, along with a few lesser-visited sites, such as the Roman Spa.

You'll have some time to get off and explore with your driver-guide en route before heading away from central Rome to explore Testaccio, home to some unique Roman remains.

The tour will also take you up to the peaceful and leafy Aventino area, along with Gianicolo Hill for some excellent views across Rome. A highlight of the tour, though, is exploring Trastevere’s narrow winding streets and café-lined piazzas, where you can get a glimpse into everyday Roman life.

Depending on the location of your hotel, the route may differ to better fit in with the traffic and logistics of the city. Your driver-guide will also ask if you'd like to substitute one site for another so the tour can be tailored to your preferences on the day.

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You can enjoy this activity as part of the suggested tours below, or we can weave it into a trip shaped entirely around you.