Best of Rome & Vatican Skip the line Private Tour

Private & Custom Tours in Italy

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This is a Private Tour of Rome 7 hours with personal English speaking driver and  personal Official Guide at the Vatican Museums(Sistine Chapel & St.Peter Basilica).In the morning at 9,00 am your personal driver will be waiting for you directly to the lobby of your Hotel to take you to the smallest state in the world, the Vatican (except on Wednesday the Vatican tour will be moved to 12.30 to have the chance to enter inside the basilica).After the Vatican tour your day will continue with your personal driver who comfortably will drive you to Navona Square,Pantheon,Trevi Fountain,Spanish Steps Colosseum and Circus Maximum,Normally we suggest a quick lunch to see as much as possible but definitely you can ask suggestion to the driver for a local restaurant.Your private driver will give you any historical information about all the sites you will be visited but inside the car since italian law does NOT allow him to explain off the vehicle.
This service offers comfort the opportunity to optimize the time in a big city like Rome. In the morning,around 9,00 am your personal driver will be waiting for you directly to the lobby of your Hotel to take you to the smallest state in the world, the Vatican (except on Wednesday the Vatican tour will be moved to 12.30).You will follow the walls surrounding the Vatican until you arrive at the main entrance of the Vatican Museums. Here you will meet your Official Guide who will be with you throughout the approximately two and a half hour visit.Your guide will lead you to discover all the secrets of Michelangelo’s breathtaking masterpiece, the Sistine Chapel, in a very intimate way. The visit continues along the Vatican Galleries, including Raphael’s with his frescoes and among them his masterpiece, The School of Athens. Finally, you will visit the Basilica of St. Peter, where your official guide will lead you through more than four centuries of history with masterpieces such as Bernini’s Baldacchino and Michelangelo’s Pieta. Please note that if mass is taking place in the Basilica,normally every Wednesday morning,  the entrance may be restricted. Another thing that you should consider when planning a visit is that the Museums are closed on Sunday (except for the last Sunday of the month) . In these cases the itinerary may be altered to accommodate local conditions.Your day will continue with an in-depth overview of Rome and its treasures with your private driver who will give you historical explanation of any sight you see from inside the vehicle since Italian law doesn’t allow he escort you in to the historic spots but you can definitely go over to see the Imperial Rome and Renaissance Rome to our days. You will explore main sites such as the Capitoline Hill, the Roman Forum, the Coliseum, Piazza Navona, the Pantheon, Spanish Steps, the Trevi Fountain, Keyhole on the Aventine Hill, amongst visits to other squares and churches.Please note that the order of the sights visited may vary according to local conditions and opening hours.

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Car at Disposal in Rome 7 hours
  • Full-day Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned Mercedes E class/Minivan
  • English-speaking driver
  • Official Guide 3 hours at the Vatican Museums
  • Vatican Museums Skip the Line tickets (depends on Availability)
  • Colosseum Tickets

What’s not included

  • Other Entrance fees
  • Driving out Roma
  • Airport- Port pick-up drop off
  • Headphone set-Mandatory inside the Vatican for group over 6 people (3 euro each payable onsite)
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities at you leisure if enjoyed the service
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