Free Walking Tours
As in other cities of Europe, a pay-what-you-want tour is becoming popular in Rome. Many operators offer walking tours with no set charge. You leave a tip at the end of the tour. Popular operators offering free tours in Rome include
- Rome Free Tour - They have two popular free walking tours, a city walking tour covering historical and religious sites and the other called "Classical tour" covering highlights around the Colosseum.
- Rome's Ultimate - They offer a popular tour covering Piazza del Popolo, the tomb of Augustus, the Pantheon, Piazza Navona, the bridge and castle of Sant’Angelo, and an introduction to the Vatican. Reservations can be made online with no booking fee.
- Free Tours : They have a range of free walking tours. Check their website for details and schedules.
Vatican runs official tour itineraries for individuals and groups with diverse interest. All these tours are hosted by well trained guide. Book in advance
Unlike many of the European cities, HoHo tours is not recommended for Rome. You can read a detailed review of Sightseeing tours in Rome.
Many operators offer a tour with itinerary of many sights and activities that are unknown to most tourists. Instead of an organized tour, you can visit any of these offbeat places in Rome on your own.