Rome: Guided Vatican Museums Tour with Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus

Activity provider: Gray Line I Love Rome

Rome: Guided Vatican Museums Tour with Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus

Activity provider: Gray Line I Love Rome

From US$ 57.93 per person

Explore Rome and the Vatican with this combination Hop-On-Hop-Off ticket and guided tour. Marvel at Rome's sights and see the Sistine Chapel and historic museums of the Vatican.

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Duration 3 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Live tour guide
Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese


  • Travel back to time on a visit to Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel with a guide
  • Benefit from access to a hop-on hop-off bus and see the main places of the city
  • Cross the Piazza Della Repubblica, Circus Maximus, Colosseum, and other sights
  • Make use of 8 convenient stops distributed in Rome for the hop-on hop-off bus
  • Plan out a route for your day with a detailed map of Rome displaying bus stops
Full description

Explore the charming city of Rome from the exclusive top deck of an open Hop-On Hop-Off bus. Admire the historical city at your own pace. Combine your ride with a guided tour of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel.

Ride around the capital city of Italy on an open-top hop-on hop-off bus. Enjoy the best sights like the fountain at Piazza Della Repubblica, the ancient public baths at Terme di Diocleziano, Santa Maria Maggiore, and the Colosseum. You can use the detailed map to plan your route through the city.

You will pass by the ancient chariot-racing stadium of Circus Maximus, the national monument Altare Della Patria, Teatro Marcello, Castel Sant'Angelo, and many more sights. Hop on easily at one of the eight stops around Rome as you listen to the audio guide teach you the history of the city.

After the bus tour, visit the Vatican Museums to see the Gallery of Tapestries, Gallery of Maps, the Borgia Apartments, and the wonderful Raphael’s Rooms with a guide. Avoid the long ticket lines and discover one of the greatest art collections in the world.

Continue to the Sistine Chapel and marvel at Michelangelo’s masterpiece, one of the most famous cultural and artistic treasures. Stroll around and get immersed in the magic of the chapel. You will end in the Sistine Chapel, inside the Vatican Museums.

  • Hop on Hop off ticket
  • Free and unlimited Wi-fi connection on the bus
  • Audio commentary of the main attractions of Rome (available in 13 languages)
  • Map of the city
  • Tour of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel
  • Preferred access entrance ticket
  • Expert guide
  • Single-use earphones
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Please meet your guide at Piazza del Risorgimento, right in the center of the square, next to Bar L’Ottagono. Your guide will be wearing pink garments with 'I Love Rome' written on it.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Your ticket includes a bus ride
Customer reviews

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I really enjoyed my bus trip and the tour. The guide was excellent and I got a lot more out of my visit to the Vatican museum. It would be helpful to clarify though that "one ride" means you cannot get off the bus. When you get off - the ride ends.

September 24, 2022

Roberta was the best tour Gude she was very thoughtful, friendly and knows her story. It was a very nice unforgettable day. Thank you Roberta

September 27, 2022

Product ID: 417094