Greatest Sites of Rome Tour in One Day with Vatican Sistine Chapel & Colosseum

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This private tour allows you to see the top sites in Rome over six hours. A private guide will escort you around the Colosseum (including the interior) the Roman Forum, Il Vittoriano, Piazza Venezia, the Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, and Piazza Navona, as well as the Vatican, including the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. Entrance fees are included.

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Because of the growing popularity of the current pope Francis and his intense activity in organising mass events in the Vatican some areas might get closed last minute without previous notice. This has already happened this year and can happen again during you Vatican tour: the Sistine chapel and/or the Basilica of Saint Peter might not be accessible. In case of such events our tour guide will provide you with a valuable alternative focusing the tour inside the Vatican museums.

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Duration: 6 hours
Starts: Roma, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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This private tour allows you to see the top sites in Rome over six hours. A private guide will escort you around the Colosseum (including the interior) the Roman Forum, Il Vittoriano, Piazza Venezia, the Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, and Piazza Navona, as well as the Vatican, including the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. Entrance fees are included.

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Because of the growing popularity of the current pope Francis and his intense activity in organising mass events in the Vatican some areas might get closed last minute without previous notice. This has already happened this year and can happen again during you Vatican tour: the Sistine chapel and/or the Basilica of Saint Peter might not be accessible. In case of such events our tour guide will provide you with a valuable alternative focusing the tour inside the Vatican museums.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Rome Italy

You will meet with your guide at the Colosseum where pre-booked tickets will enable you to avoid queuing at the entrance and explore this masterpiece of Roman engineering immediately.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Roman Forum, Largo della Salara Vecchia 5/6, 00186 Rome Italy

After seeing inside the Colosseum, you will move to the Arch of Constantine and the Roman Forum nearby. The Forum served as a centre of commerce, politics and religion in Roman times. Dotted around the square are the ruins of the Arch of Titus, the House of the Vestal Virgins, the Temple of Saturn, the Senate House, and the marble Arch of Septimius Severus.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Complesso del Vittoriano, Via di San Pietro in Carcere 1, 00186 Rome Italy

You’ll then head down the Via Sacra (Sacred Way) to the Capitoline Hill and Il Vittoriano, an imposing neoclassical building and an icon of the city.

Stop At: Trevi Fountain, Piazza di Trevi, 00187 Rome Italy

A further stroll and you will arrive at the renowned Trevi Fountain. According to legend, if you throw a coin into the fountain you are destined to return to Rome one day.

You will then have some time for lunch (own expense). There is a wide selection of restaurants and other eateries to choose from, and your guide will be happy to recommend somewhere.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Column of Marcus Aurelius, Piazza Colonna, 00186 Rome Italy

After lunch you will enter the Government District, home to the Parliament Building, the Palace of the Council of Ministers and the Column of Marcus Aurelius. The ancient Temple of Hadrian stands nearby; a magnificent structure, built by the Emperor Antonius Pius to honour his predecessor.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Pantheon, Piazza della Rotonda, 00186 Rome Italy

A short walk down a narrow passageway will bring you to the Pantheon, the site of the great Renaissance Master Raphael’s tomb.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Piazza Navona, 00186 Rome Italy

You’ll then pass by the remains of the Baths of Nero as you make your way to Piazza Navona where you’ll see Bernini’s breath-taking ‘Fountain of the Four Rivers’.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Vatican City, Vatican City, Lazio

The last stop on the tour will be the Vatican City, just across the river Tiber.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City Italy

Here you’ll see the Vatican Museums; a cornucopia of incredible artworks.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sistine Chapel, Viale Vaticano, 00165 Vatican City Italy

You’ll admire frescoes by Raphael, as well as Michelangelo’s epic ceiling in the Sistine Chapel.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: St. Peter’s Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City Italy

You will also visit Saint Peter’s Basilica and finally into Saint Peter’s Square where you can see the exterior of the papal palace – a wonderful 6 hours in Rome!

Duration: 40 minutes



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