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Best of Rome & Vatican in One Day

Duration 9 Hours
Small Group Tour
Skip the line
Operating Days Daily except Sunday and religious holidays
Start Time 8:15AM
Book Now from 320,00€ per adult


This is the ideal tour for visitors who are willing to cover all of the highlights and attractions of Rome in one day.

After meeting with your guide at the designated meeting point, you’ll receive a brief explanation of the itinerary, you’ll skip the lines to enter the Colosseum, and will begin with the tour of the world’s largest amphitheater.
The tour guide will bring the Colosseum back to life by explaining how the gladiators entertained the crowds with spectacular fights and show you the engineering applied by the Romans to build such an imposing structure ahead of its time.

Next, you will proceed to the Roman Forum, an archaeological site that represented the commercial, legal, and administrative center of Ancient Rome. You will feel as though you have been transported back in time to the Imperial age of Rome as you stroll through the ruins of ancient temples and Roman mausoleums, such as the Roman senate and the original altar where Julius Caesar’s body was cremated. You’ll then get to explore Palatine Hill, the birthplace of Rome, and see what remains of ancient Roman Villas and houses of rich and important Roman families.

From the Roman Forum, you’ll make your way across town (transportation not included) to explore the world-renowned Vatican museums and two of the most important churches in the world: the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. The greatness of the façade and care of details will overwhelm you. Highlights of the Basilica include Michelangelo’s Pieta’, the imposing 29-meter-tall Baldacchin by Bernini, and the mosaics that cover the whole ceiling.

At the end of the Vatican tour, the guide will take you to a typical Roman “Trattoria” restaurant (not included) to taste some of the most delicious Roman dishes. After recharging batteries at lunch, you’ll go to the Navona Square where the last part of the tour begins: You will explore one of the most iconic and beautiful squares of Rome, you will walk inside the Eternal Pantheon, and finally, throw your coin in the Trevi fountain to assure your future return to Rome!


Start Time:
8:15 am

* The tour is not available every first Sunday of the month, on January 1st, June 2nd December 25th (and exceptional closure dates set by the Superintendence).

Meeting Point

The meeting point is in front of the gelato shop “GROM” in Piazza Navona 1, Via Agonale 3, 00186 Roma

What's Included

  • Skip-the-line Tickets for the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine
  • Skip the line admission tickets for the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's
  • Tickets for the Pantheon
  • Walking Tour
  • Professional Licensed Guide
  • Small group of 10 people or less

What's Not

  • Transportation services
  • Lunch à la carte
  • Optional gratuities

Languages Available


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