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Skip the Line - Ancient Rome + Vatican

Location: Rome, Italy
Skip the Line - Ancient Rome + Vatican

Skip the Line - Ancient Rome + Vatican

Go on the most comprehensive tour of the Eternal City without having to wait in line to get into Romes most visited tourist spots. See what remains of Imperial Rome and the influence of the Renaissance on this ancient city as you travel through time on this tour. Witness its evolution from one of the earliest civilizations to the modern wonder that it is today.

Type: Tours around Rome
Departs From:
Outside the Colosseum underground station
Duration: 7 hours
Available: 09:00
Supplier: Avventure Bellissime
Prices from:

141,59 USD

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About Skip the Line - Ancient Rome + Vatican

Part 1 Small Group Ancient Rome Walking Tour With Skip the Line Colosseum Tickets Take a walk through Romes 2000 years of history with an expert guide wholl bring the past alive. Enjoy a visit to the magnificent and massive Colosseum with skip-the-line tickets. Learn about the skills and secrets of the Romans in building this amazingly huge monument and how it was designed to allow an unruly crowd of some 50000 spectators to enter and exit with ease. During the tour your guide will discuss the gruesome hobbies for which the Romans are well-known for. At the ancient forum enjoy a fascinating walking tour through the evocative ruins while learning about the history of ancient Rome made interesting with anecdotes and stories. Part 2 Skip the Line - Vatican Tour and Sistine Chapel for Small Groups Enjoy an intimate and in-depth tour of the Vatican Museum and St. Peters Basilica to explore the worlds most extensive collection of art. Our expert local guide will guide you through the museum focusing on the main works of art and dedicating just the right amount of time necessary to appreciate the stunning frescoes of the Last Judgment by Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel. After introducing you to the introverted Michelangelo and discussing his intense relationship with Pope Julius II for whom he created his most famous masterpiece you will enjoy some free time to appreciate in silence the wonder you see in front of you. And as you tour the famous private apartments of Pope Julius II by Raphael learn about the rivalry between the two most famous artists working for the Pope Michelangelo and Raphael. Our tour of the Vatican and Sistine Chapel continues in the vast open spaces of St. Peters Basilica where a treasure of precious works of art await to be discovered. We will discuss Michelangelos stunning "Pieta" that created the desire within Pope Julius II to contact the young artist for other more important works he had in mind. Your tour of the Vatican and the Sistine Chapel will conclude at St. Peters Square as you admire Michelangelos Dome and the marvelous colonnades designed by Bernini that embrace the spectators who come to witness important Papal ceremonies. Listen to the life story of a simple fisherman who became the first Pope of Christianity - St. Peter. Includes - Skip-the-line tickets to the Colosseum and the Vatican - Highly qualified English-speaking licensed guide - Headsets for tour at the Vatican for groups of more than 8 Excludes - Meals and drinks - Tips and gratuities - Personal expenses - Optional activity costs Please Note - This tour has a 5 passenger minimum requirement and is subject to cancellation if minimum is not met. Please call at least 24 hours prior to departure to confirm schedule. - This tour can accommodate a maximum of 14 guests. - Children below 6 years old are free of charge. - Shoulders and knees must be covered in order to enter St. Marks Basilica. Large bags are not allowed. Storage areas are also not available. - The tour operates rain or shine. - Some museums and attractions may be closed due to unforeseen reasons such as special ceremonies strikes and events out of the operators control. On these few occasions the tour will visit other sites. Attraction tickets are non-refundable. - In the event that one part of the combo is cancelled ONLY the part that did not operate is subject to reimbursement. Cancellation policy If you cancel a reservation the following cancellation fees apply - 8 days or more 5 - 7 to 4 days 50 - 3 days or less AND no show 100

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