Rome in a day skip the line private tour with taxi transfer

Vatican City, Vatican City

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icon7 to 8 hours  (Approx.)
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See the best of Rome in one day on this attraction-packed tour. Designed for those short on time, this tour takes you from the Colosseum and Roman Forum to the Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, and more. You'll also visit the Vatican Museums to see the Sistine Chapel, Raphael's Rooms, and St. Peter's Basilica. Taxi included, Food at your own expense.
  • Check out the major sights of Rome in one day
  • Learn about Rome from an art historian or archaeologist guide
  • Receive skip-the-line access at the Colosseum
  • Headsets provided for groups with more than five people

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

This Rome tour has a flexible balance of guided sightseeing and free time rather than a strict schedule.

Headsets for a party of 6 pax or more
Local guide
Professional art historian or archaeologist guide
Ticket fees
1 taxi ride
Sistine Chapel brochure

Departure Point

Vatican Museums, 00120, Vatican City

Return Details

Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
- Terrace with overwhelming view of saint Peter’s basilica and Vatican gardens - Court of the pine cone - Gallery of the candelabras - Gallery of the tapestries - Gallery of the geographical maps - Raphael’s rooms
Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
- Frescos by Michelangelo - Private Chapel of the Pope - Location of the Conclave
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
- Biggest Catholic Church in the world - Canopy by Bernini - Relics of Saint Peter - Pietà by Michelangelo - Saint John Paul II's tomb
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Piazza Navona
- Fountain of the Four Rivers by Bernini - Church of Sant'Agnese - Built over a preexistent stadium erected by the emperor Domitian - Fountain of the Moro - Fountain of Neptune - Location of the movie Angels and Demons - Palazzo Pamphilj
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
- Biggest unreinforced concrete dome in the world - Most well preserved pagan monument in Rome - Tomb of Raphael - Tombs of the Kings of Italy - Oculum and bull's eye effect
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Piazza Di Pietra
- Temple of the Deified Hadrian
Duration: 3 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Trevi Fountain
- The most famous late Baroque fountain in the world - Throw the coins
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Piazza Venezia
- Geographic center of modern Rome - Intersection of the 5 major road axes - Vittoriano, Altar of the Forefathers, Monument to the Unknown Soldier in WWI - Palazzo Venezia, headquarter of Mussolini during WWII, balcony where he declared Italy's entrance into the war - Michelangelo's house - Palazzo Bonaparte, where Napoleon's mother lived and died
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Via dei Fori Imperiali
- Forum of Nerva - Forum of Augustus - Forum of Julius Caesar - Forum and Column of Trajan
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Roman Forum
- Beating heart of the political, social and religious life of the romans - Place of the cremation Julius Caesar and podium where Mark Anthony made his funeral speech about him - Among the biggest archaeological areas in Europe - Sacra Via - Temple of Antonino and Faustina - Temple of Julius Caesar - Altar of Julius Caesar - Place of his cremation - Podium of Mark Anthony's speech about Caesar - Basilica Iulia - Basilica Emilia - Curia Iulia - Arch of Septimius Severus - Tabularium (i.e. ancient state archive) - Temple of Concordia - Temple of Vespasian - Temple of Castor and Pollux - Temple of the Vestal Virgins
Duration: 25 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
- Skip the line entrance to the Amphitheater - Ground level - Corridor dividing second by third tier - Stunning view of the arena and the underground levels - Pictures spots of the surroundings of the Colosseum
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of tour for children under 18 and a student card for students under 26
  • In rare cases of closure of Saint Peter's Basilica due to liturgical ceremonies inside, the amount of time spent in the Museums will be extended
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • This tour runs rain or shine
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

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