This tour comprises some of the most amazing sites in Rome. You will get to see the Roman Forum, Colosseum, Palatine, Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and finally St. Peters Basilica.
Within this tour there is a lot to see and to and to experience so be prepared to be amazed by the beauty of Rome!
Our Colosseum tour starts with the well-preserved Arch of Constantine. First you will enter the Amphitheatre, this a huge amazing feat of engineering, where 50.000 spectators could quickly find their seats, shaded by a huge awning. In this Amphitheatre, cruel fights between gladiators and beasts took place.
You will have the opportunity to envision these fights taking place right at the scene!
Walking along “The Sacred Way” your guide will show you where Julius Caesar in 46 B.C. inaugurated the Imperial Forums, a focal point of ancient Rome, enriched by all Emperors with their own Temples and Houses until A.D. 608.
Equally inspiring, is the impressive Basilica of Maxentius! The stately Arch of Titus introduces the panoramic hill of the Palatine, where Emperors lived. Just seeing the view of the Circus Maximum from the Palatine Hill makes the worthwhile.
Your driver will lead you to the Vatican museums, where you will admire an infinite number of masterpieces by Bernini, Raphael, Michelangelo, Botticelli, Perugino, Pinturicchio and other treasures.
The numerous Popes that have lived here, continuously enriched it by adding to the works of art.
The unmissable Sistine Chapel and its sublime “Last Judgment” by Michelangelo, are surely the real attraction.
There is so much to discover visiting the Vatican Museums! Among the galleries you will surely appreciate the collection of mosaics and ancient Greek and Roman sculptures and the magnificent Raphael Rooms, once the official residence of the Popes.
With your guide, you will enter the 16th century Saint Peter Basilica, through a special door and welcomed by Michelangelo’s “Pietà”!
St. Peters Basilicais the largest in the world, and will not seize to amaze you. This part of the tour will leave you with the embrace of the curved immense colonnades of the square, and the view of the Pope’s Balcony.
Between 12:00 and 13:00 pm you will have lunch in a selected restaurant.
– Pick up and drop off
– Certified professional Guide
– Ancient Rome guided visit (Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine)
– Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter Basilica guided visit
– Skip the line Tickets
– Transfers from one site to the other in an air-conditioned minivan
– Lunch in a Typical Restaurant