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Enjoy one of the Top 10 fun things to do in Rome! The perfect tour for families and kids!

An Amazing 90-minute tour, chauffeured or self drive in convoy, in a legendary FIAT 500 vintage car, along an amazing off-the-beaten-track itinerary.

At the end of the tour, join the Gladiators' school and learn the techniques of the Roman soldiers and the gladiators!


- Self-drive a FIAT 500 vintage car in a 90-minute convoy tour or choose to be a passenger with our chauffeured services.

- Feel like the Emperor Augustus while onlookers and tourists wave at you as the ancient Romans used to do to their emperors.

- Visit some of the most inspiring spots and scenic views of Rome, feel the protection of Jupiter coming upon you.   - Enroll in the Gladiators’ training session, accept the mission and become the “Defender of Rome”.

- Suitable for kids aged 8 or more. Having successfully passed the final test at the Gladiators’ School, you  will be ready to be in charge of the most famous Legio FIAT 500 Motorensis and save Rome from the barbarians!

Imperial Rome is under attack: the Barbarians are laying siege to the cradle of civilization. Ruthless tribes and pirates are threatening the Eternal City. They will plunder the houses, the museums and the famous pizza restaurants, not to mention the wine bars. Caesar Augustus has chosen YOU to lead the Legio FIAT 500 Motorensis to defend Rome. To do that, you will need proper training at the best Gladiators’ School of the Empire .Ready to become a Roman Hero? This is your chance to show the world that YOU can be legend and change the course of history! This time Rome will not fall!

Admire the Coliseum and the Circus Maximus, the stadiums where ancient Romans were entertained with gladiator fights and chariot races. Gaze out at the panoramic view from the Garden of Oranges and uncover the secrets of the optical illusions from the Aventine hill.
The tour will end at the gladiators’ school on the Appian Way, the mother of all roads!The gladiators’ class lasts two hours. Your specialized instructor will teach you the most deadly combat techniques used by gladiators and Roman soldiers, using perfect reproductions of the original weapons.

The instructor is a member of Rome’s Historical Reenactments Group specializing in re-enacting the combats which took place in the Coliseum.

You will wear a replica of the traditional costume, including a gladiator’s tunic, protective gloves and a training sword. This time you will be the hero of Rome and by the end of the training session you will have learned how to defend the city.

At the end of the training session, you can participate in an optional tournament. The winner will receive a victory prize while all participants will receive a certificate of accomplishment. Friends and family members can witness the training from a viewing balcony.

In 2014 Lonely Planet has classed our tours as Top 10 Classic Car Rides in the world

Not just tourist but EXP travellers,,,

ROME 500 EXP, the only FIAT 500 rental company in Rome!

Dates and times:


- 90 min. driving a Vintage Fiat 500 car in Rome in a convoy tour

- Insurance covers third party liability, passengers (the self drive tour package does not include the driver's insurance coverage nor damages caused to the rented car by the driver;

- English French speaking guide ;

Please note: Gladiators’ School fees are NOT included in our package (1 pax €122.00 – 2 pax €183.00 – 3/5 pax €244.00) to be paid in cash directly to the School.


- Airbag

- Safety bets in the rear seats

- Casko and driver's insurance at request (€15.00 extra to be paid at check-in), deductible of €350/00 on damages to the car.

- two-hour Roman gladiator training from instructors belonging to Rome’s Historical Reenactment Group;

- Hire of gladiator clothing and weapons;

- Entrance to the Gladiator School of Rome Museum;

- Choice of lesson times throughout the day.

- Taxi or public transport to return to the centre of Rome from the Gladiators’School

Tour schedule (available days, departure times):

- All week, departure times 9.00 am - 1.00 pm

- Min 2 pax max 4 (self drive)

Meeting point drop/off:

Our garage centrally located in Via Ostilia 48,  at only 200 mt. from the Coliseum. 

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received before 72 hours from the day/hour of the tour will be refund net of bank charges. No refund for cancellations received less than 72 hours from the hour of the tour booked.

Important notice

The driver must be in possession and carry with her/him a valid European Union driving license or international driver's license. Drivers must be able to drive using a manual clutch, occasional driving experience with manual cars in not enough to handle our vintage cars; the Company reserves the right to refuse to let the car in case the driver is not sufficiently expert to drive a manual car and there will be no refund.


You can pay the whole tour fees straight away by Paypal or wire transfer. You can also use the ADVANCE CODE 50% which means that you pay the 50% at the booking and that you agree to pay the 50% balance at the tour departure. The ADVANCE CODE 50% is NOT a discount offer.


Meeting at our garage centrally located, at only 200 mt from the Coliseum, Arch of Costantine, Mouth of Truth, Aventine Hill, keyhole of Piazza Cavalieri di Malta, Garden of Oranges, Circus Maximus,   Via Appia, Gladiators' School.


self drive in convoy
for 2 Participants 250,00€
for 3 Participants 280,00€
FAMILY PACKAGE - self drive in convoy
for 4 Participants 280,00€
self drive in convoy ADVANCE/ACOMPTE code 50%
for 2 Participants 125,00€
for 3 Participants 140,00€
for 4 Participants 140,00€
Chauffeured tour in convoy
for 1 Participants 230,00€
for 2 Participants 340,00€
for 3 Participants 370,00€
Chauffeured tour in convoy ADVANCE/ACOMPTE CODE 50%
for 1 Participants 115,00€
for 2 Participants 170,00€
for 3 Participants 185,00€
Private tour option additional fees
from 1 to 5 Participants 50,00€