Rome in One Day w/ Art Historian Private Tour including Vatican & Colosseum

Rome, Italy

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icon7 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Overview

There's so much to see in Rome that is for sure but this 7-hour private tour will offer you the 'best of' experience at a good pace. You'll see the highlights and more. Enjoy skip-the-line access too, which will allow you to avoid long queues.
Your tour will start at the iconic image of Rome, the Colosseum as you explore the different levels. Walk over to the Roman Forum and hear the history behind this archaeological site and see where once was the center of the city.
From here you'll walk towards the stunning Trevi Fountain where you can stop for a well-deserved lunch break before we continue.
Pass by Palazzo Chigi on the way to one of the best-preserved buildings in Rome, the Pantheon then on to marvel at the outdoor museum in Piazza Navona.
Make your way over the River Tiber to the Vatican City. Here you can enjoy an exclusive tour of the Vatican Museum, St Peter’s Basilica and the Sistine Chapel. It will be a day to remember full of history, architecture, art and culture!

Snacks
Soda/Pop
Private transportation

Departure Point

Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Roma RM, Italy

Departure Time

8:20 AM

Return Details

St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Colosseum
Discover one of the new seven wonders and the largest amphitheatre in the world. Walk to the different levels and see where the famous gladiator battles took place. Learn the history and marvel at the beauty.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Palazzo Chigi di Ariccia
Visit the Palazzo Chigi and see the noble palace up close and where the Prime Minister of Italy has his official residence. Learn the history of the building and hear the political stories as you explore.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Roman Forum
Enter into the incredible archaeological ruins of the Roman Forum with skip-the-line access and delve back in time to the Roman Empire. Discover the ruins and hear the stories and history as you walk around.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Trevi Fountain
Marvel at the immense beauty of the most famous and largest Baroque fountain in the city. Standing 26 meters tall, it will definitely capture your attention. Throw in a coin to ensure your return to Rome.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Pantheon
Enjoy the beauty of one of the best-preserved buildings in Rome. Here you can wander inside what was a temple, now a Roman Church and admire the unique architecture and the large, circular dome.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Piazza Navona
Walk around the square and discover the marvellous statues and fountains in Piazza Navona. Don't miss the fountain of four rivers with the Egyptian obelisk in the centre.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
Immerse yourself in the world of art in the Vatican Museums. Enjoy skip-the-line entrance and together with your guide see the highlights of the museum and learn the history.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
A visit to the Vatican Museums must include the incredible Sistine Chapel. Marvel at the magnificent frescoes that adorn the ceilings and walls.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
Discover the famous St Peter's Basilica, Italian Renaissance church. Admire the architecture of the largest church in the world as you learn more about Christianity and the Popes.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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