Castel Gandolfo and Roman Countryside


Duration: 5 Hours
Pick up & drop off (hotel)


You want to see a portion of Rome and surroundings as you have been to Rome already and you don’t really want to spend a long time touring? Well, this is what you need!

Activity details

PICK UP TIME Suggested 8:00 am or 1:00 pm (the pickup time is flexible and you can decide when)

APPIAN WAY Walk on the first road ever built by human beings.

CATACOMBS Your driver-guide will drive you to explore this underground world. You’ll be with other English Speaking people escorted in the tunnels by a guide that works directly for the Catacombs! The visit will last around 45 minutes. Guided tour included in the 8 euro p/p ticket.

CASTEL GANDOLFO Then off to this nice and picturesque town. To have a walk around the walls of the Summer residence of the Pope or even to eat something with the view of the lake of Albano! Just outstanding!

FLEXIBILITY of course, the tour itinerary is flexible and you can decide to see castel gandolfo then drive back into rome for the visit to the catacombs and appian way, maybe finishing the tour at a nice roman trattoria from where then you’ll take a taxi back to your hotel unless you want to extend the tour

Starting from 300€ 
Contact us for more info about pricing

The costs above are for 1 English Speaking driver and 1 vehicle for the duration of the tour.
They don’t include entrance tickets, any walking guide service, lunch, drinks nor likely gratuities.
Prices can vary according to the month and the availability.

RomePrivateExcursions offers a very flexible cancellation policy, in case of arrival problems due to COVID, we are willing to offer a 100% refund.

• English Speaking driver all day

• Pick up and drop off directly at your accommodation

• Catacomb visit

• Possibility of lunch at a local restaurant

• First Class vehicle

Your English Speaking driver would pick you up at your accommodation in Rome, at the airport or train station on arrival, or where you prefer within the city of Rome.

No deposit required!

We accept payments in Traveler Cheques in Euro or USD. If you want to pay in USD we will calculate the accurate total, by using the stock exchange conversion rate Euro/USD of the day before the tour/transfer increased by 7 cents. We also accept credit card payments (Visa and MasterCard – No American Express) at the time of the booking, or at the end of each tour/transfer. Please note that if payments are operated with credit cards the total cost of the tour will be increased by 10 %.

We do not accept payments via credit card for amounts below 350 euros. If the payment is made with a credit card at the end of the tour/transfer you will be required to sign an one time payment authorization form, provided by us. If payment is made with a wire transfer the total cost will be increased by 10 %. If you decide to pay in cash you will be asked to pay your driver at the beginning or at the end of the tour/transfer. The Total will be indicated in your final contract.

If you want to pay in USD we will calculate the accurate total, by using the stock exchange conversion rate Euro/USD of the day before the tour/transfer increased by 7 cents
Tickets to the Vatican and the Colosseum can be pre-purchased through us and the day of the tour your driver will hand them to you for a better and more efficient service.

Please note that the Colosseum tickets and the Vatican tickets are not refundable, beyond the terms stated, not even in case of the cancellation of your trip.

This is a private tour, so you will not be sharing it with anybody else!
You’ll be escorted by your English speaking driver who will explain all different points of interest. But please note that they are not guides. They cannot enter the sites with you by law.

This is the best way to go!
You and your English speaking driver will talk about the day’s plans before the tour starts

Not included:

• Gratuities (recommended)

• Tickets to the Catacombs to be paid on site. 8 euro per each adult and 5 euro for under 15 year old children


• Because you will be entering a religious place, you are kindly requested to pay attention to your attire. Knees and shoulders must be covered.

• Walking: Not easy at the Catacombs with quite a bit of steps For the rest of the tour moderate.