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Skip the Line: Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica Half-Day Walking Tour

Discover Vatican City with a guide and skip-the-line access, including the Vatican Museums, St Peter’s Basilica and the Sistine Chapel. Home to the world’s largest private portfolio of artwork, the Vatican is a must-see for visitors to Rome, and the best way to explore it is with a guide. Learn about Raphael’s Rooms, the Michelangelo frescoes of the Sistine Chapel, the ‘La Pietà' sculpture in St Peter’s Basilica and more. Choose from several start times or upgrade to a small-group tour with just 12 people. The Entrance fee (not included) is payable on the day of your tour.Important: Entrance tickets to the Vatican Museums are NOT included and will be provided by the agency at an additional cost (on the spot).
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Colosseum, Pantheon and Roman Forum Express: Small Group Tour Skip-the-Line Pass

Combine three of Rome’s mightiest monuments into one 3-hour tour! Dodge the crowds with skip-the-line access to the Colosseum and discover the legacy of the Roman emperors and gladiators that made the amphitheater so notorious. Next, stroll through the ancient streets of the Roman Forum, where you can admire the remains of the Temple of Hadrian and learn more about life in ancient Rome. Finally, stand in awe before the Pantheon, the magnificent temple of all Gods, which dates back to 27 BC. This small-group tour is limited to 13 people to ensure a personalised experience.Itinerary:  Arch of ConstantineColosseumRoman ForumImperial ForumPiazza VeneziaPiazza PietraHadrian's TemplePantheon
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Small-Group Tour of Hadrian's Villa and Villa d'Este from Rome

Rome is full of magnificent ancient monuments, but there are even more historic gems just outside of the city. This small-group half-day tour from Rome visits the hilltown of Tivoli, home to two UNESCO-listed marvels – the 2nd-century ruins of Hadrian's Villa (Villa Adriana) and the idyllic Villa d'Este, a 16th-century palace and garden complex. Tour includes hotel pickup, entrance fees, and round-trip transport.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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Skip the Line: Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica Tour

Spend three hours perusing some of the most iconic pieces of art in the world at the Vatican Museums on this guided tour. Skip the line to purchase your entrance tickets, and then admire artwork from Raphael, Bernini, and Michelangelo, among other greats. See the Raphael Rooms, St. Peter's Basilica, and the Sistine Chapel as you dive deep into the history and culture of past times.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Rome Angels and Demons Half-Day Tour

Dive into the Rome of Dan Brown’s bestselling novel on this ‘Angels and Demons’ tour. Inspired by the book, the tour takes you on a journey through the Eternal City as you search for messages from the secret society known as the Illuminati. Along the way, admire Rome’s beautiful art and attractions like St Peter’s Square, Piazza Navona and Castel Sant’Angelo. This walking tour is limited to 25 people.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Half-Day St Sebastian Catacombs and Appian Way Tour

Venture beneath the Appian Way (Via Appia Antica) in Rome to see the catacombs of St Sebastian with a knowledgeable guide. During this 3-hour tour, you’ll walk along one of the most historic roads of ancient Rome to discover the ancient underground cemeteries, along with the aqueducts of Appian Park. Your small-group tour is limited to no more than 13 participants in order to offer a more intimate experience. Ride in air-conditioned comfort round-trip from central Rome to the Basilica of St Sebastian.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Tivoli - Hadrian's Villa and Villa D'Este Half-Day Tour from Rome

Take a break from the bustle of Rome and journey to the summer retreat of wealthy Roman families with a private half-day tour to Tivoli. Tour the UNESCO-listed ruins of Emperor Hadrian’s stately imperial villa, replete with statuary, gardens and pools. Next, admire one of the best-preserved examples of Italian Renaissance architecture at the lush gardens and estate of Villa d’Este. Travel in a comfortable minivan and enjoy the personalized attention of a private guide.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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Rome Highlights Half-Day Tour

Short on time? Check off Rome’s best bits on a whistle-stop tour of the city – the ideal way for first-time visitors to get their bearings. Explore lively Piazza Venezia and Piazza Navona; admire views of the mighty Colosseum, the Roman Forum and Capitoline hill; and visit the Vatican City. Hop off along the way to throw a coin in the Trevi Fountain, snap photos of the Spanish Steps or marvel at the Pantheon. This small-group tour is limited to just 8 people, ensuring plenty of attention from your guide.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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The Art of Making Pizza

Learn how to make authentic Italian pizza in Rome with a professional chef. At a local restaurant near the Trevi Fountain, enjoy this 90-minute class that provides hands-on instruction for making pizza dough and how to use the best toppings. Then sit down to enjoy your creation, served with wine.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Underground Rome: Beneath the Streets Small-Group Tour

There’s more to Rome’s ruins than the Colosseum! Discover the secret sites and hidden gems of ancient Rome on this 3-hour tour of underground Rome. Explore the evocative ruins of the Stadium of Domitian, the Pantheon and Hadrian’s Temple, and venture off (or under) the beaten track as your guide reveals the last vestiges of the once-mighty Roman Empire. This small-group tour is limited to 13 people, ensuring a personalized experience.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Evening Food and Walking Tour in Rome

This 4-hour walking tour allows you to experience the nightlife and culinary culture of Rome with a guide. Stroll through the city streets and stop for a total of 18 food tastings, learning about Italian food and history as you walk.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Relive the Ancient Ostia: Half-Day Tour from Rome

Feel like you’ve traveled back in time at the remarkably well-preserved ruins of the Ancient Ostia. Sometimes referred to as ‘The Better Pompeii,’ this archaeological complex features remains of a once-glorious Roman city including baths, taverns, homes marketplaces and a striking amphitheater. On this half-day tour, travel in an air-conditioned minivan with a small group and learn about the Ostia’s fascinating history on a guided tour.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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Rome Vintage Fiat 500 Self-Drive Tour by Convoy

Explore Rome as if you were in a classic Italian film on this sightseeing tour by vintage Fiat 500. Following a knowledgeable guide, you’ll drive yourself through the Eternal City in your own Easter egg–colored Fiat, cruising down lanes that are often inaccessible to larger autos. See Roman landmarks like Circus Maximus, the Colosseum and the Arch of Constantine, and discover the Garden of the Oranges and other off-the-beaten-path sights, as well. Limited to just 10 people, this tour provides a small-group experience.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Skip-the-Line Vatican and Colosseum Tour

Skip the line at the Vatican Museums and the Colosseum with this two-in-one-day tour of Rome’s must-visit sites. Starting early, you’ll first visit the Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica with a guide. Listen to tales of the popes and the artists who lavishly decorated the Vatican as you explore, then take a break for lunch. Later, you’ll head into the heart of Ancient Rome for a skip-the-line tour of the Colosseum. Stand on the arena floor where gladiators fought, then stroll through Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum with your guide.
  • Duration: 5 to 6.5 hrs
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  • Duration: 5 to 6.5 hrs
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Half-Day Sunday Tour and Pope's Blessing

See some of the highlights of Rome followed by a papal audience in St. Peter's Square during this 4-hour tour. Visit the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, and Piazza Navona before heading to the Vatican.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Florence Shopping Tour: Barberino Designer Outlet

Bring an extra suitcase to stock up on discounted Italian fashions with a 4-hour shopping tour from Florence to the Barberino Designer Outlet. Enjoy transportation to and from the charming mall, with discounts of up to 70 percent at more than 100 boutique shops. Shop brands like Dolce and Gabbana and Ferragamo with even bigger savings using the special discount card included with your ticket. Spend 4 hours shopping at your own pace.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Small-Group Castel Sant Angelo and St Peter Square Tour from Rome

Tick off two of Rome’s historic gems on this 3-hour walking tour of Castel Sant’ Angelo and St. Peter’s Square. Marvel over the ancient fortress, take in the views from Ponte Sant’ Angelo and enjoy skip-the-line entrance to the mausoleum of Emperor Hadrian. Then, stroll over to nearby St. Peter's Square and admire the magnificent monuments of Vatican City, including St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Museums.This small-group tour is limited to 13 people, ensuring a personalized experience.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Discover Castelli Romani from Rome: Half-Day Tour Frascati and Castel Gandolfo

Escape the heat and hustle of Rome with a half-day trip around the hill towns of Castelli Romani. Visit Lake Albano, Rocca di Papa, Castel Gandolfo, Grottaferrata and Frascati, and sample locally-made wine while learning about wine production in the area. This half-day tour is an excellent opportunity to see an untrammeled swath of the Roman countryside while learning about the history of the area from your local guide.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Skip the Line: Wheelchair Accessible Private Vatican Tour Including Sistine Chapel

The buildings that make up the Vatican Museums are mostly wheelchair-friendly, but there are still some sections that can only be accessed by elevator or stairs. You can ensure you don’t miss out on the highlights of the Vatican on this specially designed tour that takes you along an entirely step-free route with an informative and helpful guide. Plus, you’ll skip the entrance line! Prepare to be wowed by the legendary art of the Sistine Chapel, Pinacoteca Gallery and Chiaramonti Museum on your private tour.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Private Half-Day Rome Tour: Roman Catacombs, Appian Way and Cecilia Metella Mausoleum

Go beneath the surface to Rome’s Christian Catacombs on a 3-hour, private tour, and choose the burial site that interests you most. Step back into early Christian history at the sprawling catacombs of St. Domitilla, and see a 2nd-century fresco of the Last Supper. Explore the remains of the catacombs of St. Sebastian, where ruined sarcophagi and ancient arches are all that remain of the cemetery. Visit the catacombs of San Callixtus to see the burial sites of martyrs and pontiffs, and return to your hotel via the Appian Way.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Vatican Revealed & Underground Mausoleum of Hadrian

See the Vatican on a skip-the-line tour, then visit the museum of Castel Sant’Angelo, aka Hadrian’s Mausoleum. After exploring the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica with a guide, you’ll then stroll across the streets of Vatican City to the former papal fortress of Castel Sant’Angelo, one of Rome’s history-rich, yet lesser-known, monuments. Through the half-day experience, you’ll hear tales of the Vatican artwork, the popes, the emperors, and of the city of Rome itself.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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Shore Excursion: Private Rome Day tour with Skip-the-Line Colosseum Vatican Museums Sistine Chapel

Make the most of your time in port with an action packed day in Rome exploring the Vatican and the Colosseum. Avoid waiting in long lines with priority-reserved tickets to all attractions. See world famous artwork like Michelangelo’s Frescoes in the Sistine Chapel and have an authentic lunch in Rome (own expense). Avoid the hassles of navigating and logistics and leave all the details to your guide.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Private Tour - Ancient Ostia Half-Day from Rome

Discover the Roman ruins of Ostia Antica on this tour from Rome. Once the port city of Ancient Rome, Ostia is now an archaeological site that features remnants like the Necropolis and Thermal Baths of Neptune. This is a small-group tour limited to 13 people to provide a more personalized experience.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Private Tour: Christian Rome and Underground Basilicas - Half-Day Walking Tour

The history of the early Church is one of the most fascinating aspects of western history. This private half-day tour takes you to the most important sties in Christian Rome. Marvel at the Basilica of St. Clement, a 900-year-old church built on top of a fourth-century church that is built on a first-century nobleman's house. Pop into the Church of St. Sylvester, where the Donation of Constantine is said to have taken place, and explore the huge San Giovanni in Laterano and the Sancta Sanctorum, a room that once held the most revered relics in Christendom, including the heads of Saint Peter and Paul, a chunk of the table used at the Last Supper and Jesus' Foreskin.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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