Skip The Line: Colosseum, Vatican And Historic Rome Small-Group Tour

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 7 Hrs 30 Mins
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:45 AM (meet strictly at 8:30 AM)
  • Departure Details :
    Morning portion: , Outside of Oppio Caffè , , Afternoon portion: , Bar L'Ottagono in Piazza del Risorgimento. Meet your guide at 2pm for a departure at 2:15pm
  • Return Details :
    Concludes inside St. Peter's Basilica
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Want to seethe best of Rome but limitedon time?This 7.5-hour tour combines two must-do Romeexperiences into one full-day excursion. Delve into the very essence of Roman history, culture, art, and architecture on this incredible tour, which introduces visitors to Romes best-known sights in a single day. Travel from the ancient roots of the Eternal City to the very height of the Roman Empire through the stories and anecdotes of your guides, and enjoy a fully immersive experience.

Highlights

  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Skip the line
  • All entrance fees included
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Instant Confirmation

Know More about this tour

Your tour of historic Rome and the Vatican begins outside of Oppio Caff, where you'll meet your guide and small-group of no more than 15. With yourexclusive skip-the-line access, you'll head straight into theancient worlds greatest sports arena. Hear harrowing tails of gladiators and martyrs, and learn why these men were almost mythical to Ancient Romans.

Next, continue to the nearby Roman Forum, a government plaza that once served as thebeating heart of Romes empire. Rather than fight through the Forum's interior crowds, your guide will take you to astunningoverlook that includesviews of both the Senate House and the Temple of theVestal Virgins.Listen to the stories ofwar, politics, economics, and religion that shaped the ancient city while imaging how these ruins must have appeared 2,000 years ago.

Continue your walk through Ancient Rome with a visit inside thePantheon, home to the largestunreinforced concrete dome in the world. Marvel at its interior while learning how it was built and why it's inspired so many other iconic structures from St Peter's Basilica to the U.S. Capitol Building.

Next, take a big step forward in history to enjoy a much-needed gelato break and stroll along streets made famous by films like Roman Holiday, stopping at theTrevi Fountain and Piazza Navona for a few photo ops.

Following a lunch break (own expense), meetin Piazza del Risorgimento where you'll board a taxi or busto the Vatican. Your local guide will accompany you to assure there aren't anytransport issues. Once there, bypass the outdoor crowds and head directly inside with your all-inclusive ticket. A Vatican expert will be waiting to show you one of the world'sgreatest collections of art on a specially-curated highlights tour, sculpture galleries, and the world-famous Laocon Group.

End your tourcontemplatingMichelangelos amazing frescoes in the Sistine Chapel, including The Last Judgement.Then choose between extending your stay in the Vatican Museums and chapel, or skippingthe lines and enteringSt. Peters Basilica with your guide immediately. Thelatter option may save you up to an hour of waiting in line.

Inclusions

  • Exclusive skip-the-lineentry to the Colosseum, Vatican Museums andSt. Peters Basilica
  • Transport from downtown Rometo the Vatican
  • Homemade gelato
  • English-speaking guide

Exclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Receive your confirmation at the time of booking

This tour is unable to accommodate guests with mobility impairments, wheelchairs or strollers 

The number of visitors allowed inside the Colosseum at once is limited, so during busy periods slight waits may occur--even with pre-booked skip-the-line entry tickets. We ask for your patience during these times.

Tours end at St Peter's Basilica but include skip-the-line entry. Once inside, you're free to explore the church on your own

Please note: this tour operates in English only

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