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Small Group Vatican, Colosseum and Best of Rome by Car Tour in 2 Days

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    What to Expect
    • Pick up from your centrally located hotel in our Best of Rome tour
    • Tour Rome city center by minivan ( 2 hrs ) with drop off at must see sights 
    • Enjoy a walking tour of Trastevere with a coffee break ( coffee included )
    • Skip the line tickets to Colosseum and Vatican museum
    • Small groups for a more intimate experience 
    • Expert local guide for a total of 10 hours 
    • Limited to 12-13 people

    Enjoy 10 hours  tour of Rome over 2 days and including all major Rome attractions in the company of a local expert guide . On this comprehensive tour of Rome you will visit the Vatican Museum and St Peter's Basilica , the Colosseum and Ancient Forum , The Pantheon , Trevi Fountain , Piazza Navona and Spanish Steps . A walk through Trastevere with a coffee break is also included as well as all skip the line tickets . 

    Day 1 : 8.30 AM ESSENCE OF ROME AND TRASTEVERE  WITH ITALIAN COFFEE 3 hours ( max 7 people per van)

    Your guide and driver will meet you in your hotel lobby for a 3 hrs tour of the major Rome attractions , including  the Pantheon, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain and Piazza Navona. In the second part of the tour, you will take a walking tour of one of the most ancient neighbourhoods of Rome - the picturesque Trastevere area and admire the majestic church of Santa Maria in Trastevere. You can watch the world go by in a local coffee shop and enjoy a complimentary Italian coffee or cappuccino.


    Enjoy a 4 hrs small group tour  of the Vatican museum , featuring the Sistine Chapel and Raphael Rooms , and some among the most  significant collections of art built up by the Popes throughout the period. The collection includes some of the most renowned structures and masterpieces of Renaissance art in the world.

    Then the tour will take you to St. Peter’s Basilica where you can see Bernini’s Papal canopy and the famous Michelangelo’s Pietà. 


    During this 3-hour tour you’ll be walking in the company of our licensed expert guide in the Colosseum who will help you visualize what it would have been like to be part of a 50,000 strong audience witnessing the showmanship of the Gladiators. From there you will move on to visit the Palatine Hill and then Constantine’s Arch – a triumphal arch which dates back to 315AD.

    And afterwards, you will survey the ruins of the Ancient Roman Forum, where our guide will tell you about the period’s defining historical moments. Through our guides, you will be able to understand exactly what it was like to live in Rome over 2,000 years ago.

    From 16 July to 2nd September the operativity of the tours will be as  follows : Day 1 Colosseum and Ancient Rome and Vatican  small group tour and Day 2 Essence of Rome by minivan and on foot with Italian coffee 
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1: Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
    2: V.le Vaticano/Musei Vaticani, 00192 Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
    3: Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
    Departure Time

    Operativity :

    1 may- 15 july & 3 sept - 14 Oct 

    DAY 1 : ESSENCE OF ROME BY MINIVAN AND ON FOOT WITH ITALIAN COFFEE – Pick up at the hotel between 830am and 9am

     DAY 1 : VATICAN SMALL  GROUP TOUR  - 1:00 pm Outside entrance to Vatican museum

    Day 2 : COLOSSEUM  AND ANCIENT ROME SMALL GROUP TOUR – 8:45 am in front of the Green kiosk outside the Colosseum underground station


    16 july -2 sept

    DAY 1 : COLOSSEUM  AND ANCIENT ROME SMALL GROUP TOUR 8:45 am in front of the Green kiosk outside the Colosseum underground station

    DAY 1 : VATICAN SMALL  GROUP TOUR  1:00 pm Outside entrance to Vatican museum

    Day 2 : ESSENCE OF ROME BY MINIVAN AND ON FOOT WITH ITALIAN COFFEE Pick up at the hotel between 830am and 9am


    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Professional art historian guide for a total of 10 hours
    • Hotel pickup from centrally located hotels on the Best of Rome tour
    • 2 hrs tour by Minivan
    • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
    • Entry/Admission - Vatican City
    • Entry/Admission - Roman Forum
    • Gratuities
    • Lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • A dress code is required to enter places of worshhip and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
    • A minimum of 5 people is required
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking (children who are under 36 kg/97 pounds or 150 cm/4ft 9 in,must use proper child restraints). We reserve the right to refuse infants or children if we are not notified at the time of the booking and if the car seats brought do not comply with requirements by Italian law.
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • It is client’s responsibility to check if the provider of the service has sent any communication up to the day prior to the tour departure – Failing in checking your email inbox might incur in extra costs involved with the excursion you have booked, and that will not be refundable
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 14 August 2019

    All the tour guides were extremely polite, knowledgeable and professional. We were particularly impressed with guide Francesca (Rome, Coliseum). Agency services were also very good. They actually also customized one tour for us.More

    Date of experience: August 2019
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    monica368, Manager at Avventure Bellissime Rome, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2019

    Dear Client, Thank you for your positive feedback - I am pleased to read you are happy with the tours we arranged for you. Could you let us know when you traveled exactly so that we can forward your comments to all the guides involved...More

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