Small Group: Rome In A Day With Lunch - Vatican City

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:30am Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.
  • Departure Details :
    Centrally located meeting point or your hotel (if option selected)
  • Return Details :
    Trastevere district

Overview

Do not miss the chance to see themarvelsof the Vatican city and the Jewish quarterof Romein just one day. This small group and skip the line tour will take you into aninformative journey focusing on art history and archaeology of the the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, and the St. Peter's Basilica. After lunch in a typical Italian restaurant, it comes the time to escape the traffic and explore the Jewish history ofthe downtown's backstreets unknown to the most:the Jewish Ghetto, the Travestere district andthe Tiberina island, the only isle laying out on the River Tiber.

Highlights

  • Skip the line
  • Lunch included
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Small group ensures personal service

Know More about this tour

The morning will be starting with an inside tour of the Vatican Museums, including the Raphael Rooms, the Last Judgment and the famous Sistine Chapel with its outstanding Creation of Adam. You will then enter the ever crowded Saint Peters Basilica through a privileged skip the line passage. Here is where the world famous sculpture La Piet by Michelangelo is. Not only unique paintings are housed, but also bronze, marble and gold were used as decorations for the Rome's largest Basilica. Such as the impressive Baldachin Altar by GianLorenzo Bernini and the splendid Colonnades outside the church.

After the morning tour, a typical lunch in an Italian restaurant will be served. Please advise of any specific dietary requirements at time of booking. The timeless story of Rome continues with a stroll through the Trastevere district of Rome, crossing Piazza in Piscinula and Via dell'Arco de' Tolomei.This area needs no introduction as it is famous for its restaurants, pubs and for the magic atmosphere. Your guide will highlight its Medieval origins and the richness of the art present everywhere. Then you will walk down Via della Lungaretta until reaching the Basilica of St. Maria in Trastevere, one of Romes medieval gems. You will go inside the church and admire its apse containing famous mosaics piece of arts. The tour continues to the Ponte Cestioto arrive shortly on theTiberina Island. The island, which is mainly occupied by the Fatebenefratelli Hospital from the 16th century, offers an amazing walk with its typical houses, courtyards and streets reminiscent of its medieval origins. And finally you will discover one of the ancient Ghetto's throughout Italy and Europe as you explore the characteristic area of the Jewish Ghetto. Get inside the monumental building of the Synagogue, which was built in 1904. Behind the building runs Via del Portico d'Ottavia and inside part of the monument lies the church of St. Angelo in Pescheria. The walking tour ends here, from where you can enjoy a relaxing walk in the district or stop at any of the restaurants or pizzerias for a typical Italian meal.

Inclusions

  • Lunch
  • English-speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup (if option selected)
  • Skip the long lines
  • Small-group tour
  • Walking tour
  • Vatican Museum entrance
  • Synagogue entrance

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements