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Vatican: Museums & Sistine Chapel Entrance Ticket

Vatican: Museums & Sistine Chapel Entrance Ticket

Take a stirring journey through art and religious history with skip-the-ticket-line entry to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. Avoid the long ticket lines and then enjoy your visit at your own pace.  Wander through the Greek Cross Gallery to see elaborately-carved sarcophagi that might just contain the earthly remains of some of antiquity's famous kings and queens. Peek at the Cabinet of the Masks, or tour the Sala degli Animali to see a virtual menagerie of fantastic beasts, real and imagined. Walk the Upper Galleries, including the Gallery of Maps, to see how cartographers depicted the world through the ages. See masterpieces by Renaissance masters in the Raphael Rooms, and rest for a while in the Borgia Apartments. Then, it’s time to marvel at Michelangelo’s exquisite Sistine Chapel, the crown jewel of the Vatican, and perhaps even of all the world’s art treasures.

Rome: Priority Access Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Tour

Rome: Priority Access Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Tour

Explore the monumental amphitheater in the heart of Rome, which stands as a testament to the greatness of ancient Roman engineering. Your guide will tell you about the spectacular gladiator combats, sea battles, wild animal hunts, and other events which could last up to 100 days! Through their stories, you'll get a glimpse into the Roman Empire's displays of power and entertainment. During this tour, you will also visit the Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum (most people’s favorite part of the tour), an open-air museum of Rome's ancient political, commercial, and religious center. The Palatine Hill and Roman Forum offer an unparalleled journey through time, where the founding legends of Rome lived and left their mark in history. Despite centuries of natural disasters and looting, the Colosseum and Roman Forum remain iconic symbols of Rome's eternal attraction, hosting millions of visitors every year.

Rome: Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and Basilica Tour

Rome: Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and Basilica Tour

Take a tour of one of the holiest sites in Christendom on this guided walking tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica. First, visit the Pine Courtyard, Belvedere Courtyard, the Gallery of the Maps, Candelabra Gallery, Pio Clementino's Rooms, the Tapestry Gallery, Raphael Rooms (only on early morning tours), and the Sistine Chapel. Then, be led by an expert guide to some of the major attractions, as well as to some lesser-known spots that other tourists often miss. You will also get to see other galleries of the Vatican corridors. Finally, visit Michelangelo's Pietà at St. Peter's Basilica before concluding your tour at the Sistine Chapel.

Rome: Bus Transfer Between Airport and Rome Termini Station

Rome: Bus Transfer Between Airport and Rome Termini Station

Enjoy the convenience of a shared airport transfer between Fiumicino Airport and Rome city center (Termini Station). Choose from a roundtrip service or a 1-way service to or from the airport. Once at Fiumicino Airport, make your way to the bus stop located at the bus depot just outside Terminal 3. Relax in a comfortable air-conditioned bus on your way to the city center. Take the stress out of navigating the transportation system between the airport and the city center and take comfort in the fact that buses are regularly maintained to high standards.

Rome: Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roman Forum Guided Tour

Rome: Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roman Forum Guided Tour

Explore the most famous amphitheater in the world on this guided tour. Enter the Colosseum with skip-the-line tickets and learn its incredible history. With your guide, walk on Palatine Hill and through the Roman Forum to see the most iconic monuments of Ancient Rome. Start your tour by admiring the outside of the Colosseum. Listen as your guide explains the history of the monument over the centuries. Enter the Amphitheater, through a security check, and discover the spectacular activities that took place inside it. Then, visit the first floor and admire the interior.  Take a moment to stop in front of the imposing Arch of Constantine as your guide describes its history and most significant features. Walk on the ancient Via Sacra to reach the entrance to Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum. After the security check, admire the Arch of Titus up close. Continue with the tour of Palatine Hill, where the remains of the oldest settlement in the city are. Visit some of the most significant imperial residences: the Palatine Stadium, the Domus Augustana, and the Domus Flavia. Next, go down to the valley that hosts the Roman Forum. Along the Via Sacra, discover the magnificence of the Basilica of Maxentius, the bronze door of the temple of Romulus, the curious suspended door of the temple of Antoninus and Faustina, the temple, and the house of the Vestals. Finally, arrive in the central area of the Roman Forum, which over the centuries has become the political, religious, economic, legal center, and square of the ancient city. Here, admire and learn about the Curia, the Arch of Septimius Severus, the Tabularium, the temple of Saturn, and more.

Rome: Pantheon Fast-Track Ticket and Official Audio Guide

Rome: Pantheon Fast-Track Ticket and Official Audio Guide

Explore the Pantheon in a unique and engaging way with our audioguides and Fast Track Ticket. Collect your ticket at the Basilica of San Lorenzo in Lucina, a short distance from the Pantheon, to skip lines and enhance your visit. Your journey begins with Adriano, the visionary emperor who commissioned the Temple of all the Gods as we see it today. Through the audioguide, hear Adriano's voice as he relives the Pantheon's history and his love for Rome. Witness the perfect geometry of the dome, with a diameter of 43.44 meters, and discover the significance of the oculus, allowing sunlight to illuminate the interior like a sundial. Follow the guidance of Pope Bonifacio IV, who in 609 AD converted the temple into the Basilica of Mary and all Martyrs, safeguarding it from plunder and ensuring its integrity to this day. Walk through the portico with columns of pink granite from Egypt and meet Raphael Sanzio of Urbino, the painter and architect, buried here with other Renaissance artists who admired classical architecture. Discover why this place was chosen for their eternal rest. Listen to the voice of Queen Margherita, resting at the Pantheon with King Umberto I and Vittorio Emanuele II of Savoy. Imagine the rain of red rose petals during Pentecost, descending from the oculus each year to commemorate the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles. Look up and observe the Pantheon as both a monument and a church. Mons. Micheletti, archpriest rector of the Pantheon in Rome, will guide you to view the building with different eyes. The audioguides are voiced by talented actors such as Sergio Rubini, Alessandro Haber, Daniele Parisi, Giusi Cataldo, and Mons. Daniele Micheletti. Original compositions by Antonio Fresa, performed with the Orchestra of Teatro La Fenice, create a unique and precious experience. Your visit will provide an extraordinary experience and contribute to supporting the activities of the Chapter of Santa Maria ad Martyres. Book now and immerse yourself in the history of the Pantheon, Temple of all the Gods and Basilica of Mary and all Martyrs

Rome: Guided Tour of Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill

Rome: Guided Tour of Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill

Enter the Colosseum through a dedicated group entrance. Follow in the footsteps of gladiators and see the monument from a 360° panoramic vantage point. Imagine what it was like to see 50,000 blood-thirsty spectators with help of your guide. Visit the Forum and walk around several important ancient Roman government buildings. Take a step into the past at the Forum Magnum, which was once a bustling marketplace. Learn more about the ancient Roman culture and picture how they lived. Go up Palatine Hill, one of the seven hills of Rome. Experience the most ancient place in the city, situated 40 meters above the Roman Forum. Marvel at the view of the Circus Maximus.

Rome: Hop-On Hop-Off Panoramic Open Bus Ticket

Rome: Hop-On Hop-Off Panoramic Open Bus Ticket

Discover Rome at your own pace on an open-top hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus. See the imperial monuments of Ancient Rome as well as the Baroque and Renaissance buildings of the historic center as you learn about the city's glorious past and present. Experience Rome like never before on our Hop-on Hop-off bus routes. Choose where to start your tour and admire all the best landmarks and top sights of the Eternal City on our Green Route, explore the Italian tastes on our Orange Route, and enjoy off-the-beaten-path sites of Rome on our Blue Route. Onboard the audio guide will provide you with a city commentary as you tour. You can jump on and off as many times as you like during the Daily, 24-hour, 48-hour or 72-hour period from when you first validate your ticket. Buses run approximately every 20 minutes: Terminal 1 (Piazza dei Cinquecento corner Via Cavour)4 Santa Maria Maggiore (Piazza Dell'Esquilino,12) Colosseum (Via di San Gregorio close to the entrance of Palatine) Circus Maximus (via del Circo Massimo Belvedere Romolo e Remo) Piazza Venezia (Via del Teatro Marcello in front of civic numbers 32 -34) Vatican City (Lungotevere Tor di Nona 7) Villa Borghese (Via Ludovisi 48) Barberini Square (Via Barberini,14) Pyramid/Testaccio Quarter (Pyramid of Cestius- Non Catholic Cemetery, St. Paul City gate and St. Paul out of Wall) Eataly (Eataly market, Garbatella Quarter, Street Art) Borghese Gallery (Via Pinciana ) Bioparco/Zoo (Via Mercadante 34,36) Villa Giulia ( Piazza Thorvaldsen -National Etruscan Museums,National Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art) Auditorium Parco della Musica (Via de Coubartin) Maxxi Museums (via Guido Reni 4/a)

Rome: Shuttle Bus Transfer to or from Fiumicino Airport

Rome: Shuttle Bus Transfer to or from Fiumicino Airport

Enjoy a frequent and reliable roundtrip shuttle bus transfer between Fiumicino Airport (FCO) and central location in Rome. Ride in a regularly-maintained, air-conditioned bus with Wi-Fi on board. For your return transfer, simply refer to the timetable on your voucher. Choose from pickup or drop-off locations at your conveniently located stops: Rome Fiumicino Airport, Rome Termini Train Station (Via Marsala 5 as opposed to the Best Western Hotel Royal Santina). Choose a 1-way shuttle bus service to or from the airport, or alternatively an open return ticket. Best of all, be greeted by staff who will be waiting for you by your bus. Jump on board once you’ve checked in and your luggage is safely stowed away.  Avoid the hassle of navigating the public transportation system before or after a long journey, instead, relax and enjoy the views of Rome from the comfort of your seat.

Rome: Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel Tour & Basilica Entry

Rome: Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel Tour & Basilica Entry

Discover the art collection inside the Vatican Museums on a tour with an art historian guide, with an optional entry to Castle Gandolfo. Walk through the galleries and admire masterpieces by Michelangelo inside the Sistine Chapel.  Meet your guide, an art historian who will tell you all about the masterpieces you will be encountering. Hear fascinating facts and stories as you visit the Gallery of the Maps, the Gallery of the Tapestries, and the Gallery of the Candelabra. Round off the tour with by encountering the marvels of the Sistine Chapel, complete with frescoes by Michelangelo. Be awed by coming face-to-face with Michelangelo’s most famous artwork: The Last Judgement. You can also make the most of your experience by selecting the option of an additional entry ticket to the Castle Gandolfo and St. Peter's Basilica which you can visit at your own pace without the guide.

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Our most recommended Rome Seasonal & holiday activities

Vatican: Museums & Sistine Chapel Entrance Ticket

Vatican: Museums & Sistine Chapel Entrance Ticket

Take a stirring journey through art and religious history with skip-the-ticket-line entry to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. Avoid the long ticket lines and then enjoy your visit at your own pace.  Wander through the Greek Cross Gallery to see elaborately-carved sarcophagi that might just contain the earthly remains of some of antiquity's famous kings and queens. Peek at the Cabinet of the Masks, or tour the Sala degli Animali to see a virtual menagerie of fantastic beasts, real and imagined. Walk the Upper Galleries, including the Gallery of Maps, to see how cartographers depicted the world through the ages. See masterpieces by Renaissance masters in the Raphael Rooms, and rest for a while in the Borgia Apartments. Then, it’s time to marvel at Michelangelo’s exquisite Sistine Chapel, the crown jewel of the Vatican, and perhaps even of all the world’s art treasures.

Rome: Priority Access Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Tour

Rome: Priority Access Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Tour

Explore the monumental amphitheater in the heart of Rome, which stands as a testament to the greatness of ancient Roman engineering. Your guide will tell you about the spectacular gladiator combats, sea battles, wild animal hunts, and other events which could last up to 100 days! Through their stories, you'll get a glimpse into the Roman Empire's displays of power and entertainment. During this tour, you will also visit the Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum (most people’s favorite part of the tour), an open-air museum of Rome's ancient political, commercial, and religious center. The Palatine Hill and Roman Forum offer an unparalleled journey through time, where the founding legends of Rome lived and left their mark in history. Despite centuries of natural disasters and looting, the Colosseum and Roman Forum remain iconic symbols of Rome's eternal attraction, hosting millions of visitors every year.

Rome: Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and Basilica Tour

Rome: Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and Basilica Tour

Take a tour of one of the holiest sites in Christendom on this guided walking tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica. First, visit the Pine Courtyard, Belvedere Courtyard, the Gallery of the Maps, Candelabra Gallery, Pio Clementino's Rooms, the Tapestry Gallery, Raphael Rooms (only on early morning tours), and the Sistine Chapel. Then, be led by an expert guide to some of the major attractions, as well as to some lesser-known spots that other tourists often miss. You will also get to see other galleries of the Vatican corridors. Finally, visit Michelangelo's Pietà at St. Peter's Basilica before concluding your tour at the Sistine Chapel.

Rome: Bus Transfer Between Airport and Rome Termini Station

Rome: Bus Transfer Between Airport and Rome Termini Station

Enjoy the convenience of a shared airport transfer between Fiumicino Airport and Rome city center (Termini Station). Choose from a roundtrip service or a 1-way service to or from the airport. Once at Fiumicino Airport, make your way to the bus stop located at the bus depot just outside Terminal 3. Relax in a comfortable air-conditioned bus on your way to the city center. Take the stress out of navigating the transportation system between the airport and the city center and take comfort in the fact that buses are regularly maintained to high standards.

Rome: Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roman Forum Guided Tour

Rome: Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roman Forum Guided Tour

Explore the most famous amphitheater in the world on this guided tour. Enter the Colosseum with skip-the-line tickets and learn its incredible history. With your guide, walk on Palatine Hill and through the Roman Forum to see the most iconic monuments of Ancient Rome. Start your tour by admiring the outside of the Colosseum. Listen as your guide explains the history of the monument over the centuries. Enter the Amphitheater, through a security check, and discover the spectacular activities that took place inside it. Then, visit the first floor and admire the interior.  Take a moment to stop in front of the imposing Arch of Constantine as your guide describes its history and most significant features. Walk on the ancient Via Sacra to reach the entrance to Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum. After the security check, admire the Arch of Titus up close. Continue with the tour of Palatine Hill, where the remains of the oldest settlement in the city are. Visit some of the most significant imperial residences: the Palatine Stadium, the Domus Augustana, and the Domus Flavia. Next, go down to the valley that hosts the Roman Forum. Along the Via Sacra, discover the magnificence of the Basilica of Maxentius, the bronze door of the temple of Romulus, the curious suspended door of the temple of Antoninus and Faustina, the temple, and the house of the Vestals. Finally, arrive in the central area of the Roman Forum, which over the centuries has become the political, religious, economic, legal center, and square of the ancient city. Here, admire and learn about the Curia, the Arch of Septimius Severus, the Tabularium, the temple of Saturn, and more.

Rome: Pantheon Fast-Track Ticket and Official Audio Guide

Rome: Pantheon Fast-Track Ticket and Official Audio Guide

Explore the Pantheon in a unique and engaging way with our audioguides and Fast Track Ticket. Collect your ticket at the Basilica of San Lorenzo in Lucina, a short distance from the Pantheon, to skip lines and enhance your visit. Your journey begins with Adriano, the visionary emperor who commissioned the Temple of all the Gods as we see it today. Through the audioguide, hear Adriano's voice as he relives the Pantheon's history and his love for Rome. Witness the perfect geometry of the dome, with a diameter of 43.44 meters, and discover the significance of the oculus, allowing sunlight to illuminate the interior like a sundial. Follow the guidance of Pope Bonifacio IV, who in 609 AD converted the temple into the Basilica of Mary and all Martyrs, safeguarding it from plunder and ensuring its integrity to this day. Walk through the portico with columns of pink granite from Egypt and meet Raphael Sanzio of Urbino, the painter and architect, buried here with other Renaissance artists who admired classical architecture. Discover why this place was chosen for their eternal rest. Listen to the voice of Queen Margherita, resting at the Pantheon with King Umberto I and Vittorio Emanuele II of Savoy. Imagine the rain of red rose petals during Pentecost, descending from the oculus each year to commemorate the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles. Look up and observe the Pantheon as both a monument and a church. Mons. Micheletti, archpriest rector of the Pantheon in Rome, will guide you to view the building with different eyes. The audioguides are voiced by talented actors such as Sergio Rubini, Alessandro Haber, Daniele Parisi, Giusi Cataldo, and Mons. Daniele Micheletti. Original compositions by Antonio Fresa, performed with the Orchestra of Teatro La Fenice, create a unique and precious experience. Your visit will provide an extraordinary experience and contribute to supporting the activities of the Chapter of Santa Maria ad Martyres. Book now and immerse yourself in the history of the Pantheon, Temple of all the Gods and Basilica of Mary and all Martyrs

Rome: Guided Tour of Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill

Rome: Guided Tour of Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill

Enter the Colosseum through a dedicated group entrance. Follow in the footsteps of gladiators and see the monument from a 360° panoramic vantage point. Imagine what it was like to see 50,000 blood-thirsty spectators with help of your guide. Visit the Forum and walk around several important ancient Roman government buildings. Take a step into the past at the Forum Magnum, which was once a bustling marketplace. Learn more about the ancient Roman culture and picture how they lived. Go up Palatine Hill, one of the seven hills of Rome. Experience the most ancient place in the city, situated 40 meters above the Roman Forum. Marvel at the view of the Circus Maximus.

Rome: Hop-On Hop-Off Panoramic Open Bus Ticket

Rome: Hop-On Hop-Off Panoramic Open Bus Ticket

Discover Rome at your own pace on an open-top hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus. See the imperial monuments of Ancient Rome as well as the Baroque and Renaissance buildings of the historic center as you learn about the city's glorious past and present. Experience Rome like never before on our Hop-on Hop-off bus routes. Choose where to start your tour and admire all the best landmarks and top sights of the Eternal City on our Green Route, explore the Italian tastes on our Orange Route, and enjoy off-the-beaten-path sites of Rome on our Blue Route. Onboard the audio guide will provide you with a city commentary as you tour. You can jump on and off as many times as you like during the Daily, 24-hour, 48-hour or 72-hour period from when you first validate your ticket. Buses run approximately every 20 minutes: Terminal 1 (Piazza dei Cinquecento corner Via Cavour)4 Santa Maria Maggiore (Piazza Dell'Esquilino,12) Colosseum (Via di San Gregorio close to the entrance of Palatine) Circus Maximus (via del Circo Massimo Belvedere Romolo e Remo) Piazza Venezia (Via del Teatro Marcello in front of civic numbers 32 -34) Vatican City (Lungotevere Tor di Nona 7) Villa Borghese (Via Ludovisi 48) Barberini Square (Via Barberini,14) Pyramid/Testaccio Quarter (Pyramid of Cestius- Non Catholic Cemetery, St. Paul City gate and St. Paul out of Wall) Eataly (Eataly market, Garbatella Quarter, Street Art) Borghese Gallery (Via Pinciana ) Bioparco/Zoo (Via Mercadante 34,36) Villa Giulia ( Piazza Thorvaldsen -National Etruscan Museums,National Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art) Auditorium Parco della Musica (Via de Coubartin) Maxxi Museums (via Guido Reni 4/a)

Rome: Shuttle Bus Transfer to or from Fiumicino Airport

Rome: Shuttle Bus Transfer to or from Fiumicino Airport

Enjoy a frequent and reliable roundtrip shuttle bus transfer between Fiumicino Airport (FCO) and central location in Rome. Ride in a regularly-maintained, air-conditioned bus with Wi-Fi on board. For your return transfer, simply refer to the timetable on your voucher. Choose from pickup or drop-off locations at your conveniently located stops: Rome Fiumicino Airport, Rome Termini Train Station (Via Marsala 5 as opposed to the Best Western Hotel Royal Santina). Choose a 1-way shuttle bus service to or from the airport, or alternatively an open return ticket. Best of all, be greeted by staff who will be waiting for you by your bus. Jump on board once you’ve checked in and your luggage is safely stowed away.  Avoid the hassle of navigating the public transportation system before or after a long journey, instead, relax and enjoy the views of Rome from the comfort of your seat.

Rome: Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel Tour & Basilica Entry

Rome: Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel Tour & Basilica Entry

Discover the art collection inside the Vatican Museums on a tour with an art historian guide, with an optional entry to Castle Gandolfo. Walk through the galleries and admire masterpieces by Michelangelo inside the Sistine Chapel.  Meet your guide, an art historian who will tell you all about the masterpieces you will be encountering. Hear fascinating facts and stories as you visit the Gallery of the Maps, the Gallery of the Tapestries, and the Gallery of the Candelabra. Round off the tour with by encountering the marvels of the Sistine Chapel, complete with frescoes by Michelangelo. Be awed by coming face-to-face with Michelangelo’s most famous artwork: The Last Judgement. You can also make the most of your experience by selecting the option of an additional entry ticket to the Castle Gandolfo and St. Peter's Basilica which you can visit at your own pace without the guide.

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Absolutely thrilled with our experience with Mahan! From start to finish, she exceeded all our expectations. She called in beforehand to offer advice and ensure everything was perfectly planned for our daughter's birthday shoot. She even went the extra mile by bringing matching blooms that added a beautiful touch to the photos. Her punctuality was impeccable; she arrived early at our request, ready to capture every special moment. The number of stunning pictures she took was impressive, each one beautifully framed and full of life. We've never encountered such an amazing photographer with such outstanding service. Her kindness, professionalism, and talent are truly unmatched. We wholeheartedly recommend her—10000%!

It was great! Laura was a great teacher that kept us entertained and learning how to make the best pasta I've had in Rome! Would recommend to anyone looking for a cooking class in Rome!

The tour was great! The tour guide was very knowledgeable and patient. Very interesting topics and the experience was fun. I highly recommend it!

Diletta was a wonderful guide! We loved everything about the experience :) She was really sweet!

Diletta was a excellent tour guide very knowledgeable