Rome in a Day: See the best of Rome in a day! Whether you are short of time or want to see the very essence of this great city, this tour takes you to the Colosseum, Roman Forum, the Vatican and many more.
* Skip the line into the Colosseum and Vatican Museums
* No wasted time waiting in long lines
* See the best of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
* Wander past the Trevi Fountain and Piazza Navona
Your expert guides will take you from the ancient roots of the Eternal City to the very height of its empire while giving you the stories and anecdotes that bring the epic tale to life. Starting at the Colosseum, we bypass the long lines straight into the ancient world’s greatest sports arena. Hear harrowing tales of gladiators and martyrs whilst learning about its political and social important to ancient Romans.
Next we stroll over to the Roman Forum – the beating heart of Rome’s all-encompassing empire. Your guide will take you to a stunning viewpoint of the Roman Forum, where you can see it all unfold in front of you, including the Senate House and Temple of the Vestal Virgins. As we wander through the streets to the Trevi Fountain and Piazza Navona, you will be treated to a delicious gelato. After a break for lunch we head to the Vatican by taxi to delve into one of the world’s greatest collections of art.
After a break for lunch we skip the line and see the highlights of this huge collection of art. Along the way we’ll take in the Raphael Rooms, sculpture galleries, and the world-famous ‘Laocoön Group’. The day ends contemplating Michelangelo’s frescoes in the Sistine Chapel. From there you can choose between extending your stay in the chapel and the Vatican Museums, or skip the lines and enter St. Peter’s Basilica directly from the Sistine Chapel. We recommend that you follow your guide since it will save you a walk of 30 - 40 minutes and, during busy times, over an hour of waiting in line.
If you only have a day to see it all, this is the ultimate tour to experience the epic grandeur of the Eternal City. With no time wasted waiting in lines, this tour guarantees unfettered access to Rome’s greatest historical and cultural treasures.
Meeting/pick-up point: In front of the Colosseo metro stop.
Duration: 7 hours.
Languages: English and Spanish.