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HEART OF ROME & THE COLOSSEUM GLADIATOR'S GATE

Heart of Rome & Colosseum" is our "must see" tour of Entire Rome and the Colosseum, covering all the major squares and fountains of the historic center plus entrance to the Colosseum through "Gladiator Gate" with fast-track access and a walkabout on the Colosseum arena floor! ​Meet your guide on the magnificent Piazza Navona and be taken on an extended tour of the area. Catch the best of Baroque Rome including the Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, and Piazza Venezia while taking in the bustling Roman atmosphere en route! ​At Trajan's Column, a massive monument to Emperor Hadrian's victory in Dacia which boasts a myriad of tales in it's serpentine bas-relief, we rest for a short while before continuing on with our visit to the Roman Forum archaeological area. Make no mistake, this is where you will learn the A to Z about the origins, rise to power and inevitable decline of the Caput Mundi, the great ancient city of Rome. A short walk away lies the Icon of Rome. At the Colosseum, tour groups are hard to avoid at any time of day. However our experienced guide will steer you away from the crowds and walk you around the circumference of the Colosseum, pointing out all the highlights and curiosities of the massive amphitheatre before leading you into the arena through Gladiator Gate, the far less populated entrance with no waiting time and no stress. On the other side of Gladiator Gate you will find yourself standing on the original Colosseum arena floor. From here you will have a bird's-eye view of the entire structure all around including the underground chambers which are better seen from above.​ Colosseum arena floor will be closed December 23rd through January 8th. INCLUSIONS:   Licensed Rome tour guide Fast track Colosseum ticket Coliseum inside tour Roman Forum tour Gladiator Gate Colosseum Arena Floor Tour EXCLUSIONS:  Coliseum Underground (Hypogeum) IMPORTANT INFORMATION:   Tour does not run on public holidays. Sturdy, comfortable footwear advised. Backpacks, rucksacks, large handbags, luggage etc. are banned inside the Coliseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill. Activity level: moderate. NOT wheelchair accessible    

ENTIRE VATICAN & VATACOMBS

“Entire Vatican & Vatacombs” is our flagship small group Vatican tour which includes St. Peter’s Basilica!  This entire Vatican tour covers the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, “Vatacombs” (we have special access to the underground tombs of former Popes), and St. Peter’s Basilica in about three hours. It's includes the Round Room, Sistine Chapel and Ancient Roman and Greek pieces in the Belvedere Courtyard.  Furthermore, you will be given direct access to St. Peter’s Basilica, where you will have the change to see Michelangelo’s beautiful Pieta’, Dome, and Bernini’s bronze Baldacchino. All other visitors on other tours are forced to exit the Vatican and take the long route! In conclusion, on St. Peter’s Square, your guide will relate the origins of the Vatican City State and Swiss Guard.   Meeting point is in fornt of our Vatican office on Via Sebastiano Veniero 21 (almost opposite the Vatican Museums entrance). You must be at the meeting point 15/30 minutes before tour departure time. Don't be late!   INCLUSIONS: Skip-the-line Vatican tickets Licensed Vatican tour guide Vatican tour Vatican Museums tour Sistine Chapel tour St. Peter’s Basilica tour EXCLUSIONS:  “Scavi” – believed to be the resting place of St. Peter (must be booked separately through the Vatican – 3 to 6 months waiting list IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Apr 1 – Nov 3 at 08:00 AM: daily exc. Wed & Sun. Apr 1 – Nov 3 at 11:00 AM: daily exc. Sun. Apr 1 – Nov 3 at 13:00 PM: daily exc. Sun. Nov 4 – Mar 31 at 08:45 AM: daily exc. Wed & Sun. Nov 4 – Mar 31 at 13:30 PM: daily exc. Sun. Tour does not run on public holidays. Sturdy, comfortable footwear advised. Activity level: easy. NOT wheelchair accessible. From April 1st: €65 per adult.    

ROME IN A DAY - PRIVATE TOUR

The best way to immerse yourself in the magic and history of Rome and the Vatican City with local expert guides. Tour the city’s most historic sights as part of a small group for a more intimate experience. Your small group Rome and Vatican tours begin in the morning with the famous Colosseum and continues in the Roman Forum, surrounded by majestic, ruined temples.  You will learn about ancient Rome and the rapid growth of the Roman Empire. The Trevi fountain and the Pantheon, an ancient pagan temple and final resting place of Raphael Sanzio da Urbino, Vittorio Emanuele II, and Umberto I, are your next destinations. Stare up at the oculus and marvel at the most spectacular building in Rome! A few steps on and we arrive at Piazza Navona, the symbol of Baroque art. In the afternoon the guided Vatican tour includes the Pio-Clementine Museum, Room of the Muses, the Round Room, the Greek Cross Room, Gallery of Tapestries, Gallery of Maps, Raphael’s Rooms and the omnipotent Sistine Chapel.  If you wish “skip-the-line” access to St. Peter’s Basilica will be provided by the guide in order to visit the basilica on your own. Meeting point info will be sent in booking confirmation e-mail. You must be at the meeting point 15/30 minutes before tour departure time. Don't be late!   INCLUSIONS: Skip-the-line Coliseum tickets Licensed Rome tour guide Coliseum inside tour Roman Forum tour Ancient Rome tour Rome city center tour Skip-the-line Vatican tickets Licensed Vatican tour guide Vatican tour Vatican Museums tour Sistine Chapel tour St. Peter’s Basilica access (full tour from April 1st) EXCLUSIONS:  Coliseum Underground (Hypogeum)  “Scavi” – believed to be the resting place of St. Peter (must be booked separately through the Vatican – 3 to 6 months waiting list). IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Tour does not run on public holidays. Sturdy, comfortable footwear advised. Backpacks, rucksacks, large handbags, luggage etc. are banned inside the Coliseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill. Activity level: moderate. NOT wheelchair accessible.

BEST OF ROME & VATICAN

“Best of Rome & Vatican” is a journey through Rome and the Vatican Museums, an amazing opportunity to discover the ancient power of the Roman Empire and what led to it's decline! Enter the Coliseum and into the Roman Forum and live the experience of being a gladiator. Visit the Vatican Museums and see all the major works of art by masters such as Perugino, Giotto, Rafael and of course Michelangelo. Don't miss the change to see the magnificent Sistine Chapel. On St. Peter’s Square your will learn about the Vatican City State and Swiss Guard. At the end of the tour you will be free to visit the Basilica of St. Peter and see Michelangelo’s beautiful Pieta’, Dome, and Baldacchino. Meeting point info will be sent in booking confirmation e-mail. You must be at the meeting point 15/30 minutes before tour departure time. Don't be late!   INCLUSIONS: Skip-the-line Coliseum tickets Licensed Rome tour guide Coliseum inside tour Roman Forum tour Ancient Rome tour Skip-the-line Vatican tickets Licensed Vatican tour guide Vatican tour Vatican Museums tour Sistine Chapel tour St. Peter’s Basilica access EXCLUSIONS:  Coliseum Underground (Hypogeum)  “Scavi” – believed to be the resting place of St. Peter (must be booked separately through the Vatican – 3 to 6 months waiting list). IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Apr 1 – Nov 3: daily exc. Sun. Nov 4 – Mar 31: Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat. Tour does not run on public holidays. NOT wheelchair accessible. Sturdy, comfortable footwear advised. Backpacks, rucksacks, large handbags, luggage etc. are banned inside the Coliseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill. Activity level: moderate. Average Group Size (Apr 1 – Nov 3): 20 Average Group Size (Nov 4 – Mar 31): 15 From April 1st: €99 per adult.