Rome Highlights Full-Day Tour with Colosseum and Vatican City

Cultural & Theme Tours in Italy

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With this tour you will join a special full day tour to see the main feature of the Eternal City. The tour starts from Colosseum, where you will have a step back in time. This tour includes skip the line entrance; maximum of 25 participant per each group tour; the experience of professional official guide and 1-hour guided tour inside the Colosseum. After having a little break, go to our agency and meet your guide for the following walking tour of Rome city centre. With this activity, you will pass to have a walking tour along the narrow streets of the city center lead by a local guide, for a complete overview from the ancient time to the modern age. After having another little break, get ready for 2,5 hrs guided tour of the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel (group size up to 25 pax) where you can admire one of the greatest collection of arts in the world. Included in this activity, privileged access to Saint Peter Basilica.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Colosseum, Rome, Lazio1 hour guided tour lead by an official professional guide inside the Colosseum. This activity includes skip the line entrance. Duration: 1 hourPass By: Colonna Traiana, Rome, Lazioone of the most representative and famous monuments erected around 113 AC, one of the best-preserved masterpiecesStop At: Piazza Venezia, Rome, LazioWalking tour stop. During this activity you will be lead by a local guide.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Trevi Fountain, Rome, LazioWalking tour stop. During this activity you will be lead by a local guide. Trevi Fountain, which is known as one of the most stunning fountains in the world. But there’s a lot more than just beauty behind this famous fountain and you will get to know.Duration: 15 minutesPass By: Piazza Di Pietra, Rome, LazioTake a stop to admire the ruins of the ancient "Hadrianeum", Temple of Hadrian, a masterpiece you will find just around the corner. It is said that are just these ruins to named the square as Stony Square. Stop At: Piazza Navona, Rome, LazioWalking tour stop. During this activity you will be lead by a local guide. Bernini Fountains ans Borromini's church Santa Agnese in AgoneDuration: 25 minutesStop At: Pantheon, Rome, LazioThen you will have an external visit of the Pantheon, which was built as a temple to all the gods of Olympus. This temple is famous worldwide for its incredible dome which is the largest in the world since ancient times. Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Piazza Navona, Rome, LazioContinuing your walking you'll reach Navona Square.This huge square, once used to performed incredible battleship, hosts scuplture and architectrural masterpieces such us Bernini's Four River Fountain and Borromini's church Santa Agnese in Agone. It is considered to be the most beautiful and elegant baroque squares.Duration: 15 minutesPass By: Santa Maria della Pace, Rome, LazioContinue your itinery off the beaten path to admire hidden beautiful churches and corners that only a local could knowPass By: Rione Ponte, Rome, LazioVisit one of the most hidden district in Rome. Discover a city in the city, visiting this magical place full of historical memories.Stop At: Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, Rome, LazioEnjoy an external visit of the Holy Castle, one of most ancient building in Rome.Built as Hadrian’s tomb, it was transformed in the middle ages into the fortress of the popes. Now a days is one of the most iconic monuments in Rome.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Ponte Sant'Angelo, Rome, LazioAlong the way you can appreciate the romantic atmosphere created by the monutal briges that crown the Tiber river. The tour will end up at the bridge of the angels( in front of the Holy Angel Castle), right next to the hop on hop off bus stopDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Vatican City, Vatican City, LazioIntroduction on the Vatican City and Vatican HistoryDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Vatican Museums, Vatican City, LazioDiscover the treasures hosted by one of the largest and most-visited museums of the world enriched by a huge number of masterpieces collected through time. Taking a spectacular big spiral staircase you will be introduced to the impressive greatness of the Vatican Museum. Admire the best of the ancient world visiting the Greek and Roman sculpture section. A collection of classical art masterpieces where admire the beauty of several sculpture groups, as for example the statue of Laocoön and His Sons that is one of the most famous ancient sculptures.Pass by the Chandelier Gallery, named by the several marble chandelier decorating this section.Be astonished by the elegant Tapestry gallery, wallpapered by the finest tapestry worldwide, realized by Raphael's disciples.Visit the Maps Gallery, a complete exhibition of maps representing Italy as it was seen by cartographer in 1581.Enjoy a spectacular panoramic view of the Vatican Gardenand much more ...Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Sistine Chapel, Vatican City, LazioAdmire the major representatives of Italian art such as Leonardo, Perugino, Beato Angelico, and many moreTowards the end of this tour you will visit the beautiful Sistine Chapel to admire Michelangelo’s masterpiece: The Last Judgement. Duration: 1 hourStop At: St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, LazioYou will visit the Basilica at your leisure, without the guide. Inside you can admire some Baroque masterpieces and the breathtaking Pietà by Michelangelo. You can also enjoy a moment of reflection in the Vatican caves.Duration: 10 minutes

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Entry/Admission - Pantheon
  • Entry/Admission - Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo