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Rome in a Day

Product ID: 227059
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Join this tour to tick off all the must-see locations in Rome in just one day.
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Duration 7 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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  • See all the must-see sights in Rome, including the Vatican Museums, Colosseum, and historic center
  • Skip the ticket lines to access the historic sites
  • Enter the Colosseum through the Gladiator's Gate and walk on the original Gladiatorial arena floor
Full description
Meet your expert guide on the magnificent Piazza Navona and be taken on an extended tour of the heart of Roman Dolce Vita. Catch the best of Baroque Rome including the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, and Piazza Venezia while taking in the bustling Roman atmosphere en route.

After tossing three coins into the blue waters of the Trevi Fountain, move on to a tour of the monumental archaeology of ancient Rome - including a visit to the Colosseum. Get privileged skip-the-ticket-line access through the remarkable Gladiator's Gate. Once inside, you will be able to walk across the arena floor while marveling at the 360-degree view of the icon of Ancient Rome. Your guide will explain what really made a gladiator and what the games meant to real Romans. After exploring the various levels and views, your guide will leave you to wander around the Colosseum on your own if you so wish.

Following a swift break for lunch, reconvene in the afternoon at our meeting point near the Vatican Museums until it's time to head straight into the Vatican Museums. See all the major works of art by masters such as Perugino, Giotto, Raphael, and of course Michelangelo. The time you will spend inside the magnificent Sistine Chapel will be an absolute highlight. On St. Peter's Square your guide will tell you about the origins of the Vatican City State and Swiss Guard. At the end of the tour, you will be free to enjoy skip-the-ticket-line access to the Basilica of St. Peter.
  • Expert Rome tour guide
  • Historic Rome tour
  • Roman Forum archaeological area tour
  • Fast track Colosseum entrance
  • Expert Vatican tour guide
  • Fast track Vatican entrance
  • Sistine Chapel tour
  • Fast track St. Peter's Basilica entrance
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet at 8:45 AM for a 9:00 AM departure from Piazza Navona 25. Following the lunch break, meet again at 2:45 PM for a 3:00 PM departure at Via Sebastiano Veniero 19.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Shorts
  • Baby strollers
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• All visitors must pass through airport-style security. During high season the wait at security may be up to 30 minutes.
• Dress code for all tours entering the Vatican: Shoulders and knees must be covered for both men, women, and children. No refunds will be given if entry is refused due to lack of appropriate dress. No knives, weapons, or sharp objects will be permitted inside
• Bags/Luggage: Large backpacks or bags will not be allowed inside the Colosseum. There is no bag check area available, therefore please no not bring any large bags with you to the Colosseum. At the Vatican Museums there is a cloakroom where guests can store baggage and pick it up at the end of the tour

From US$ 167.30 per person

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Product ID: 227059