The Best Way to Sightsee in Rome During a Business Conference
Business travelers to Rome are often unable to sightsee during the day due to the fact that they have to first fulfill their business obligations.
The amount of time a person on a work trip can dedicate to tourist activities is usually reduced to the afternoon or evenings.
We have been specializing in catering to the needs of business travelers for decades and, even with little time or off-hours available to see the city, we can help you get the most out of your time in Rome and Italy while here on business!
Get in touch with us today and we will ensure your trip also includes some leisure and fun, allowing you to experience the incredible culture that exists outside of the four walls of your meeting room.
During the late spring, summer and early fall the sun doesn’t set until 8 or 9pm and the weather is cooler in the early evening making it the perfect time to explore and enjoy this vibrant city.
Experiencing Rome After Hours
However, we can show you the best way to sightsee in Rome after hours with custom experiences arranged just for you. We can also help you maximize the time you do have to dedicate to seeing Rome.
Don’t waste time with public transport or taxis, book ahead with us and we will come to collect you directly at your conference center in the late afternoon when your meeting has finished.
We can take you to your hotel to freshen up and then we will head out to see the incredible sites on a personalized tour created just for you with pre-booked entrances so you can skip-the-lines.
Rome Discovery Tours After Hours For Business Travelers
If you have never been to the Eternal City before, then we highly recommend your first activity be a Rome Discovery Tour to get an overview of the city and see the highlights with one of our friendly, English-speaking drivers with a luxury car.
Take a selfie with the Colosseum as your backdrop, drive past the iconic Forum and Palatine hill, and visit the magical Pantheon – which is open until 7:30pm (last entrance 7:15pm) except on Sundays when it closes at 6pm (last entrance 5:45pm).
We love the Trevi Fountain at night and we are sure you will too, so be sure to ask your driver to stop so you can throw a coin in the fountain and, as the legend goes, guarantee your return to Rome sometime in the future!
Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Night Visits
If you have always dreamed of seeing the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, we can arrange for a transfer and tour during the special Vatican Night Openings that occur on Friday evenings from April 26th until October 25th.
The Museums are open to visitors from 7 to 11pm, with the last entrance at 9:30pm to allow time to make your way through the various rooms.
There is a special itinerary including the Pio-Clementine Museum, the Egyptian Museum, the Upper Galleries (Candelabra, Tapestries and Maps), the Raphael’s Rooms, the Borgia Apartment, the Collection of Modern Religious Art and of course the wonderful Sistine Chapel.
If you have been running all day and would like an aperitif before your visit, we can book you for the 5:30pm entrance with a small group tour that includes drinks and light appetizer buffet in the Pinecone courtyard and a guided tour afterwards following the itinerary described above with a specialized Vatican guide.
Colosseum By Night
If seeing the fascinating interiors of the Colosseum is your top priority then you will be very pleased to find out that the Colosseum is open at night until midnight almost every day in 2019!
We can whisk you over directly from your conference or meeting to experience this magnificent site as the sun sets or you can go later and be charmed by moonlight.
The special entrance called Colosseum By Night allows visitors to experience the 2000 year old Ancient Roman architectural wonder from 8pm to 12midnight Monday through Saturday from April until October 2019.
During the months of November and December the days are reduced to Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Let us know if this is on your must-see list and we can advise about availability on the date that interests you and then book ahead for you to ensure you get the most out of this experience.