ANCIENT ROME, VATICAN MUSEUMS & ST. PETER'S (full day)
Skip the line – Full day tour (lunch included) The tour starts from the Colosseum. Once, seating up to 70,000 spectators, construction began in 72 A.D. and was finished only 8 years later. Then visit of the Roman Forum, considered the real political – commercial – social –religious center of Rome at the time of the Monarchy and the Republican period. At the center of the Forum, even after 20 centuries, it is possible to walk on the same cobble-stones of the “Via Sacra” (Sacred Way) leading to the Capitol Hill and admiring the remaining of its ancient basilicas, triumphal arches, honorary columns, ancient markets. Lunch in a typical Italian restaurant. In the afternoon visit the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel to admire Michelangelo’s famous masterpieces. You will learn about other Sistine Chapel painters, Perugino, Botticelli and Ghirlandaio. The tour continues to St Peter’s Basilica to see its impressive architecture and Michelangelo’s masterpiece "La Pietà". (If St. Peter’s Basilica is being used for a religious ceremony or function and entrance is prohibited, the tour will continue from outside). * The entrance to the basilica and Vatican Museums requires appropriate clothing: shorts, miniskirts and uncovered shoulders are not allowed
Things you should know about this activity
Language tour: English On request with supplement € 30 per person (max 2 fees): Spanish, French, German, Russian, Portuguese. Included: • Colosseum and Vatican Museum entrance fee (skip the line) • 6 hours professional guide • Headsets • Lunch in typical Italian restaurant • Pickp-up and drop off service at hotels (inside Aurelian Walls) Not included: • drinks • gratuities General info: The tour can be changed without notice due to weather and traffic. You can start the tour directly from your hotel. Please refer to the Concierge for information about collection schedules. In order to improve the quality of our services and to avoid delays in the collection to each hotel, we kindly ask your cooperation to be ready at the lobby of your hotel at the scheduled time.
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Departure days: daily, except Sunday and religious holidays Tour starts: 9.45 am Season validity: all season