Rome: Vatican, Colosseum and Catacombs Tour with Lunch
- Skip the line
- Duration: 8 hours
Avoid the crowds and head straight inside the Colosseum with a skip-the-line entrance ticket for the start of this full-day tour of Rome, with an inclusive lunch in a city center restaurant. Meet your guide at the Colosseum for a comprehensive tour of Ancient Rome’s major sights. With your fast track access to the Colosseum, follow in the footsteps of Roman emperors and gladiators, admire the Arch of Constantine, and stomp the legendary Via Sacra. After an inclusive lunch, take off for an afternoon tour of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. For convenience, transfers from the Colosseum to the restaurant, and on to the Vatican are included, as is skip-the-line entrance to the Vatican Museums. Upon arrival, your guide will lead you through the galleries of the most important art collection in the world. Gaze at Michelangelo’s famous “Creation of Adam” ceiling fresco, see “The Last ...
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...
Find out about the mysteries of the Vatican through a selection of classical sculpture galleries, tapestries and significant paintings collected in one of the most important museums in the world. Visit the famous Sistine Chapel with exclusive access to St. Peter's Basilica, the largest church in the whole Catholic Christian world, built on the tomb of the first pope in history, next to St. Peter's Square. You will also get to go inside the private chambers of former popes. After lunch, visit the Basilica of St. Peter in Chains, where you'll see the sculpture of "Moses" by the famous artist Michelangelo, which was part of the Pope Julius II funerary monument. Then, take a big step into the past, reliving the magnetism and grandeur of the Roman Empire, and visit the Colosseum built by Emperor Vespasian in 80 AD, and inaugurated by his son Titus, with over 100 days of celebrations, during ...
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