Meal(s) Included: Dinner
Accommodations: Gran Meliá Rome Hotel
Arrive in Rome
Meet an Adventures by Disney representative in the baggage claim area who will escort you to your car. Take in the sights as your driver delivers you to the Hotel Gran Meliá Rome.
Check into Gran Meliá Rome Hotel
Experience contemporary Italian elegance at this stunning hotel in the heart of Rome's cultural and entertainment attractions. Offering spectacular views of St. Peter's Basilica and Castel St. Angelo, the Gran Meliá Rome Hotel is located on the banks of the River Tiber, just a short walk from the Vatican. With modern amenities, a magnificent pool and lush gardens, this urban resort offers a stay that is truly unforgettable.
Tour the Colosseum
Enjoy a fantastic tour of the Colosseum that makes you feel part of history! Built by Emperor Vespasian around A.D. 70-72, the Colosseum was a gift to the people of Rome and soon housed spectacles and games as well as wild animal and gladiator combats. All Guests can participate in an engaging, interactive tour of the Colosseum that gives them an understanding of ancient Rome.
Privately Guided Tour of the Roman Forum*
Visit the plaza that was at the heart of public life in Rome for centuries. Located between the Palatine and Capitoline Hills, the Forum is now surrounded by ruins and considered to be one of the most important archaeological sites in the world. This ancient meeting place once was where government conducted its business, commerce took place and trials, speeches and celebrations occurred.
Welcome Reception and Private Dinner at Hotel
Meet the other families that will share this adventure in a special gathering, held in a private room with a pool view. After a festive cocktail reception, feast on the first of many mouthwatering Italian meals!*Due to official Papal activities within the Vatican/St. Peter's Basilica, and government regulations, the order and timing of activities as described here may be altered on Day 1, Day 2 and Day 3. Your Adventure Guides will advise you of any changes at the Welcome and Reception on Day 1.
Guests may choose to visit the Roman Forum either on Day 1 or Day 2 On Your Own time.