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Ancient Rome And Vatican Museums Tour

Ancient Rome And Vatican Museums Tour

From US$ 217 per person

Explore the imperial monuments of Rome on a full-day sightseeing tour of the Roman Forum and Colosseum, visit the Vatican Museums' art collection after a lunch in a typical restaurant and follow in the footsteps of popes, Roman emperors, and gladiators.

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Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 - 7 hours
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English, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese
Pickup included
At your hotel inside the Aurelian Walls. Please note the different tour times for each season: 9.30 AM from October 1 to March 31 (pick up at hotel 30-45 min. before). 10.30 AM from April 1 to September 30 (pick up at hotel 30-45 min. before).


  • Explore the imperial monuments of Rome
  • Skip-the-line to the Colosseum and the Vatican Museums
  • Walk the Via Sacra to the Roman Forum
  • Discover the heart of political and social life in imperial Rome
  • Enjoy lunch in a typical Italian restaurant
  • Benefit from a small group tour (maximum 12 people)
Full description
Experience the Vatican Museums to see one of the most magnificent art collections in the world and continue after lunch at the Rome of emperors, citizens, charioteers and gladiators on an afternoon tour of the Colosseum and Roman Forum. Start with the skip the line entrance to enter the Vatican Museum, housing the most important art collection in the world along 4 miles (7 kilometers) of galleries in more than 1,400 rooms. See statues, tapestries and historical maps, including Michelangelo’s ceiling in the Sistine Chapel and masterpieces by Botticelli, Ghirlandaio, Pinturicchio and Perugino. Then stop for lunch in a typical Italian restaurant. In the afternoon, start at the Colosseum, once able to seat up to 50,000 spectators. Begun in 72 A.D., the arena was finished 8 years later, providing the scene for wild entertainments between man and beast. Continue to the Arch of Constantine and Arch of Titus, and walk the Via Sacra from the Colosseum past some of the most important sites of the Roman Forum to Capitoline Hill. Explore the center of political life in Ancient Rome.
  • Skip-the-line entrance to the Colosseum and Vatican Museums
  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Lunch in a typical Italian restaurant
  • Pick-up and drop off service available for the hotels in the interior of the Aurelian Walls
  • Tips and gratuites
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • Tour operates rain or shine
  • No refunds are given for missed flights, buses, trains etc.
  • A total refund will be given for cancellations made within 72 hours of tour departure
  • Pickup only in the city center inside the Aurelian Walls
  • Please call the local partner one day before to confirm the pickup
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January 5, 2020

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