Rome in a Day Tour: Colosseum, Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel and More

$ 151.24 / AED 555.04 per person

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Covers all the major Rome and Vatican attractions in a day
  • Ideal for those who have limited time to discover Rome
  • Enjoy a gelato while taking a stroll on the streets of Rome
  • An English speaking, expert guide will accompany you at all times
  • This small group tour with a maximum group size of 15 allows for a more intimate experience and interaction with the guide

Activity Schedule

Rome Tour:
Meeting Time: 8:00am (departs at  8:45am)
Vatican Tour:
Meeting Time: 2:00pm (departs at 2:15pm)

Overview

If you have limited time in Rome, then this tour is designed just for you. See the major attractions in Rome and Vatican City with convenient, skip-the-line access. This comprehensive tour takes you to the Colosseum, Roman Forum, the Pantheon, the Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel and a host of other Rome attractions.

Join the expert, English speaking guides who will take you from the ancient roots of the Eternal City while giving you interesting insights and anecdotes. Your day begins at the Colosseum, where we will head straight into this majestic Roman Empire structure with skip-the-line tickets. An architectural and engineering wonder of the ancient world, the Colosseum bears witness to both the glory and brutality of the Roman Empire.

Moving on to the Roman Forum, savour the breath-taking views from outside a stunning vantage point, where you will spot the Senate and the Temple of the Vestal Virgins. Listen to the history of the sites as your guide regales you with how Rome became the heart of a vast empire.

Next up, we will stop at the Pantheon, one of Rome's most enduring monuments. It is an embodiment of the highest Roman building technology and of its purest architectural taste. While you admire its largest unreinforced concrete dome, hear stories about how it was built and why has it inspired other famous buildings like the St Peter’s Basilica and the US Capitol Building.

Enjoy a delicious gelato as you will stroll through the streets made famous by films like Roman Holiday, stopping at the Trevi Fountain and Piazza Navona & Bernini’s Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi for photo opportunities. Our final stop is the iconic Vatican where you can skip the lines to delve into one of world’s greatest collections of art. Visit the Raphael Rooms, ancient sculpture galleries and the stunning Hellenistic ‘Laocoon’. See Michelangelo’s frescoes in the Sistine Chapel along with mosaics on the floor and intricate frescoes on the wall painted by the early Renaissance artists.

Post your visit to the Sistine Chapel, you can either spend more time in the Vatican Museums or follow your guide and gain direct access to St Peter’s Basilica with skip the line tickets. You can spend as much time as your wish at the Basilica and explore the Papal Crypts, or climb the dome to the highest man-made point in Rome, with the tour finally ending at St. Peter’s Square.

INCLUSIONS

Privileged express entrance to the Colosseum, Vatican Museum and St Peter’s Basilica Transportation between sites via taxi or bus Free Homemade gelato Expert Tour Guide

Exclusions

Gratuities Hotel pick-up/drop-off Lunch

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. This is a small group tour and operates with a maximum 15 passengers per group. Unfortunately this tour is not suitable for those with mobility problems. We are also unable to accommodate strollers on this tour.

Customer reviews

Amazing! Our guide was so knowledgeable!

United States, 12/Nov/2018

This tour was with Walks of Italy - Our tour guide Guilia was very informative & knowledgeable, the use of headsets & radio's was helpful to be able to hear what she was saying especially when we were in noisy situations. The stop for Gelato was very welcome & perfectly timed. In the afternoon we were asked to meet up at 1:30pm instead of 2pm, giving us only an hour for lunch which made this feel slightly rushed. I would recommend this tour as a good introduction to the sites listed above.

United Kingdom, 24/Sep/2018

Great service, friendly staff, great price, perfect place

United Kingdom, 13/Sep/2018

FULL day of sightseeing...

United States, 21/May/2018

Sev! The best our guide ever... Fabulous tour ... Loved every minute...

United Kingdom, 01/Feb/2018

Amazing day- Really enjoyed every second!

The trip was very well organised and very informative. Our tour guide Anna made the day extra special, she was friendly, funny, helpful and extremely knowledgeable! She made our...

United Kingdom, 16/Feb/2018

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