Rome in 2 days Private Tours: Vatican, Colosseum, Best of Rome and Catacombs

Rome, Italy

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Overview

Experience a very special two days private sightseeing tour discovering the best of Rome. See one of the greatest art collections in the world inside the Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel. Have a step back in time visiting the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. Discover the amazing Catacombs and admire the beauties of the historical centre:

Trevi Fountain, Spanish steps, Navona Square and much more.

Maximise your time enjoying awesome experience.

Program:

1st day:

9:00am – 12:00pm – Sightseeing in the historical centre with an English speaking driver

12:00pm – 1:30pm – 1 hour an half break for lunch (Not included)

1:30pm – 4:30pm – Vatican Museum/Sistine Chapel/St Peter’s Basilica Private tour with professional guide

2nd day:

9:00am – 12:00pm – Catacombs of San Calisto Private tour with professional guide

12:00pm – 1:30pm – 1 hour an half break for lunch (Not included)

1:00pm – 4:30pm – Colosseum/Roman Forum/Palatine Hill Private tour with professional guide

Private transport by air-conditioned vehicle or minivan
Permission to enter Rome city center
English speaking driver for the sightseeing tour on the first day
Insurance
All taxes and Fees
Food and drinks
Gratuities
Pick-up participants in different location one to each other
Guide service for the Sightseeing tour

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Point: If you are staying in an Hotel with a lobby, please wait your personal chauffer there. If you are staying in an apartment or other acommodations without a lobby, please wait the driver in the street near your house number. Pick up only within the city Aurelian walls.
Return point: Returns to original departure point
PLEASE BE AWARE THE ABOVE INFORMATION IS STRICTLY REQUIRED TO PERFORM THIS SERVICE.

Departure Time

9:00 AM
Itinerary
Piazza di Spagna
Admire the beauty of the enlightened Spanish Steps, one of the most famous squares in Rome. Located in the heart of the roman historical city centre, the square hosts fascinating and incredible masterpieces.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Piazza Navona
Discover Navona Square. This huge square, once used to performed incredible battleship, hosts sculpture and architectural 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: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Santa Maria della Pace
Continue your itinerary off the beaten path to admire hidden beautiful churches and corners that only a local could know
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Trevi Fountain
Take a stop to admire the Trevi Fountain, that is the largest Baroque fountain in the city and one of the most famous fountains in the world. It even appeared in several iconic movies like "La Dolce Vita" and "Roman Holiday". The great night-time lighting highlights the gorgeous decorating sculptures of this baroque masterpiece, creating a magical and romantic atmosphere. Belonging to the fountain is the legend whereby throwing a coin in the fountain you will ensure your return in Rome.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pantheon
Enjoy an external visit of 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: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo
Continue your promenade along the Tiber River Bank and enjoy 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. After that take a short break.1 hour an half break for lunch (not included)
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
St. Peter's Square
After lunch meet your guide at the entrance of the Vatican Museum for your Vatican museum Private Tour. Once here you'll have a short introduction to the Vatican City and Vatican History
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Vatican Museums
Discover 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.
Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Sistine Chapel
Admire the major representatives of Italian art such as Leonardo, Perugino, Beato Angelico, and many more Towards the end of this tour you will visit the beautiful Sistine Chapel to admire Michelangelo’s masterpiece: The Last Judgement.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
St. Peter's Basilica
Get inside St. Peter's Basilica where 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: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Accommodation:
  Not Included
Meals:
  Not Included
Catacombs of Saint Callixtus
The second day you will be picked up at 9 Am and you will join a small group tour, exploring the mysterious catacombs situated along the old Appian Way. 93 miles (150 km) of underground galleries used as cemeteries by early Christians under Roman persecutions. After the tour take 1-hour and an half break for lunch (not included)
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Colosseum
After lunch, let's visit Rome's symbolic monument with an exclusive private tour that makes it easy and fun for all ages. Learn about the amphitheater's history from a guide with an art and archaeology background. Learn about the spectacular games and bloody battles that were held inside. Hear about the techniques of construction invented by the Romans, the incredible ability of the gladiators, the violent fighting between exotic animals and the high level of technology achieved by Roman engineers to built the Colosseum. Walk around the first tiers and reach the arena to learn about the trapdoors and all the mechanisms used to animate the games. Your guide will keep you entertained with stories of sea-battles, the cages where lions were kept before the games started, the rooms in which gladiators were waiting before they reached the arena, the executions, and the excitement of the spectators attending the most spectacular, fantastic, and expensive games in human history.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Palatine Hill
After you walk through Palatine Hill, explore the site of an older settlement from the 9th century BC. Admire the incredible frescoes in the House of Augustus and the Hippodrome, an elliptical sunken garden from the Palace of Domitian. Here, enjoy an impressive view of the Circus Maximus and the valley of the Roman Forum. Learn about the legend of Romulus and Remus, the abandoned brothers raised by a wolf who fought each other for power and control.
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Roman Forum
You will then, visit the Roman Forum. This is one of the most important archaeological areas in the world with some of Ancient Rome's most evocative ruins, including the Temple of Julius Caesar, Arch of Titus, House of the Vestal Virgins, Senate House and Basilica of Maxentius. Admire the Roman Forum's Sacred Way, the triumphal road where the Centurions of Caesar marched after their return from countless battles and conquests.
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Accommodation:
  Not Included
Meals:
  Not Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.Learn more about cancellations.

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