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Rome Hop On-Hop Off Open Bus|Colosseum, Vatican Museum Guided Tour Skip the Line provided by Tour In Rome by Tour in the City

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Rome Hop On-Hop Off Open Bus|Colosseum, Vatican Museum Guided Tour Skip the Line

Rome Hop On-Hop Off Open Bus|Colosseum, Vatican Museum Guided Tour Skip the Line
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Explore the best of Rome comfortably and efficiently! With the panoramic Hop-On Hop-Off Open Bus tour, you can run far and wide in Rome for 24,48 or 72-hours, according to the option you'll choose. Onboard you'll find 8 languages audio commentary that will guide you through Rome and its wonders. Besides the comfort of the panoramic sightseeing tour, discover the origins of Rome with an exclusive Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill Skip the line small group tour. A professional guide, trained in art and history, will lead you through the history and secrets of the main landmark in Rome. Afterward, visit the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel, where marvel at the best artworks ever realized in the world. Galleries, statues, busts, masks, and even impressive collections of paintings by Da Vinci, Bellini, Titian, Rafael; this is just a sample of the incredible treasures you'll find inside one of the biggest museum in the world. Skip the line guaranteed!
Know before you go
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 20905P157
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • Hop On-Hop Off Bus Ticket (according to the chosen option you'll have 24/48/72-hrs bus ticket)
  • Small-group (max 25 pax)
  • 3-hrs Colosseum guided tour
  • 2,5hrs Vatican Museum Guided Tour
  • Professional tour guide
  • Skip the Line Entrance
  • Earphones (over 8 pax)
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food & Drink
  • Gratuities
  • St. Peter's Basilica visit
Duration
6h
Departure details
  • Via delle Terme di Tito, 72, 00184 Roma RM, Italy COLOSSEUM TOUR STARTING POINT: The meeting point is in front of the "Oppio Caffe" on Via delle Terme di Tito on the corner of Via Nicola Salvi. Our staff will wait beside the park entrance with a "Tour in the city" sign.
  • Via dei Gracchi, 17, 00192 Roma RM, Italy VATICAN MUSEUM TOUR STARTING POINT: Nearest metro station: Ottaviano/ San Pietro
  • Vatican Museums, 00120, Vatican City
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Bus ticket will be sent on your Viator extranet the day before your booking date.
  • Please remind that it is strictly required to print your bus tickets. No mobile tickets will be accepted on the Panoramic bus.
  • Panoramic Bus Ticket is valid for 24/48 hours from the first use.
  • The order in which the sites are visited during the tour can vary
  • You must have a valid photo ID to enter the monuments (student's ID, Driver License, Passport or State ID all work.) You will be asked to also provide your name, last name and date of birth (at the beginning of the tour, if not provided beforehand.) Security may prevent you from entering the site if the information provided is not accurate and/or don't match the one on your ID.
  • Child discount is applied only with a valid ID card
  • To get inside the Colosseum it is used group ticket and not individual one. It cannot be asked just the ticket entrance.
  • Guided Tours have a mandatory meeting time stated 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time due to managing and organizational reasons.
  • Please note that for safety reasons the Coliseum can accommodate up to 3.000 people at once. This could lead to delays in access to the site, even for pre-booked visitors.
  • The activity can suffer 20/30 min variation due to organizational resons
  • For security reasons all visitors and their luggage shall be screened.
  • To facilitate the security checks please insert any object (including mobile phone) in the bag/backpack or in the tray to be included in the X-ray
  • Forbidden objects inside the Colosseum: bottles and glasses containers, alcholic beverages and aerosols, backpacks, camping, bulky bags and luggage / trolley
  • Can be introduced medium and small size backpacks to shoulder, which must be checked, as any other bag, with metal detectors, opened and visually inspected by the Urbe Security Institute, responsible for the entrance inspection
  • Please notice that the Colosseum Administration, which depends on the Ministry of Cultural Assets and Activities has the faculty to close the Colosseum, or parts of it, with or without notice, for events, strikes, heavy rain, or any other reason. In which case, we will offer an alternative itinerary as it seems fit and offer a partial refund
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and the Vatican 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
  • Note: tour will not operate on religious holidays
  • WILL NOT BE POSSIBLE TO VISIT THE BASILICA DURING RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS AND CEREMONIES (Audiences, Beatifications, Masses of the POPE). The Basilica is often subject to sudden closures. In these cases it is not possible to guarantee access to the Basilica.
  • Estimated time entrance in the museum is 45 minutes after tour departure, because you will have to pass the security check.
  • No change on a booking can be accepted after 24hrs to the starting time of the tour. In that instance, no refund will be issued.
  • For the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund.
  • PETS ARE NOT ALLOWED
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not accessible for walker users
  • Not recommended for people with motor difficulties
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • We kindly inform you that any kind of disability (visual impairment, hearing impairment,... ) or anything that might prevent you to regularly join the tour, MUST BE communicate in advance to our staff.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled 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 25 travellers
Inclusions
  • Hop On-Hop Off Bus Ticket (according to the chosen option you'll have 24/48/72-hrs bus ticket)
  • Small-group (max 25 pax)
  • 3-hrs Colosseum guided tour
  • 2,5hrs Vatican Museum Guided Tour
  • Professional tour guide
  • Skip the Line Entrance
  • Earphones (over 8 pax)
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food & Drink
  • Gratuities
  • St. Peter's Basilica visit
Departure details
  • Via delle Terme di Tito, 72, 00184 Roma RM, Italy COLOSSEUM TOUR STARTING POINT: The meeting point is in front of the "Oppio Caffe" on Via delle Terme di Tito on the corner of Via Nicola Salvi. Our staff will wait beside the park entrance with a "Tour in the city" sign.
  • Via dei Gracchi, 17, 00192 Roma RM, Italy VATICAN MUSEUM TOUR STARTING POINT: Nearest metro station: Ottaviano/ San Pietro
  • Vatican Museums, 00120, Vatican City
Duration
6h
Return details
  • Vatican Museums, 00120, Vatican City
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Bus ticket will be sent on your Viator extranet the day before your booking date.
  • Please remind that it is strictly required to print your bus tickets. No mobile tickets will be accepted on the Panoramic bus.
  • Panoramic Bus Ticket is valid for 24/48 hours from the first use.
  • The order in which the sites are visited during the tour can vary
  • You must have a valid photo ID to enter the monuments (student's ID, Driver License, Passport or State ID all work.) You will be asked to also provide your name, last name and date of birth (at the beginning of the tour, if not provided beforehand.) Security may prevent you from entering the site if the information provided is not accurate and/or don't match the one on your ID.
  • Child discount is applied only with a valid ID card
  • To get inside the Colosseum it is used group ticket and not individual one. It cannot be asked just the ticket entrance.
  • Guided Tours have a mandatory meeting time stated 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time due to managing and organizational reasons.
  • Please note that for safety reasons the Coliseum can accommodate up to 3.000 people at once. This could lead to delays in access to the site, even for pre-booked visitors.
  • The activity can suffer 20/30 min variation due to organizational resons
  • For security reasons all visitors and their luggage shall be screened.
  • To facilitate the security checks please insert any object (including mobile phone) in the bag/backpack or in the tray to be included in the X-ray
  • Forbidden objects inside the Colosseum: bottles and glasses containers, alcholic beverages and aerosols, backpacks, camping, bulky bags and luggage / trolley
  • Can be introduced medium and small size backpacks to shoulder, which must be checked, as any other bag, with metal detectors, opened and visually inspected by the Urbe Security Institute, responsible for the entrance inspection
  • Please notice that the Colosseum Administration, which depends on the Ministry of Cultural Assets and Activities has the faculty to close the Colosseum, or parts of it, with or without notice, for events, strikes, heavy rain, or any other reason. In which case, we will offer an alternative itinerary as it seems fit and offer a partial refund
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and the Vatican 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
  • Note: tour will not operate on religious holidays
  • WILL NOT BE POSSIBLE TO VISIT THE BASILICA DURING RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS AND CEREMONIES (Audiences, Beatifications, Masses of the POPE). The Basilica is often subject to sudden closures. In these cases it is not possible to guarantee access to the Basilica.
  • Estimated time entrance in the museum is 45 minutes after tour departure, because you will have to pass the security check.
  • No change on a booking can be accepted after 24hrs to the starting time of the tour. In that instance, no refund will be issued.
  • For the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund.
  • PETS ARE NOT ALLOWED
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not accessible for walker users
  • Not recommended for people with motor difficulties
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • We kindly inform you that any kind of disability (visual impairment, hearing impairment,... ) or anything that might prevent you to regularly join the tour, MUST BE communicate in advance to our staff.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled 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 25 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
What you can expect during your visit
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Itinerary
  • You’ll have 2 starting options
    See Important Information for details
  • Pass by
    Rome
  • 1
    Colosseum
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    See details
  • 2
    Vatican Museums
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    See details
  • You'll end at
    Vatican Museums
    00120, Vatican City
    See address & details
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Stetino19
Stetino19
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Informative
First tour we ever did, usually walk by ourselves. Very informative. Good weather, no problem entering collosuem.
A132XMdons
A132XMdons
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Great Giovanni the tour guide!
Giovani was an excellent tour guide. Very knowledgeable. Wasn't rushed, took time to answer questions even stayed a
Betty_Anne714
Betty_Anne714
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Wonderful tour
We took this 3 hour tour today with Giovanni. It was probably the most informative tour I have ever been on. Gio
MedicRex
MedicRex
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Friendly and knowledgeable
Very friendly and knowledgeable tour guide that spoke excellent English. I would definitely recommend.
Hannah F
Hannah F
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Fantastic walking tour
A wonderful, immersive experience through some of the most impressive sites in Rome. Our guide was fabulous and rea
NinaM3536
NinaM3536
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Excellent tour
Giovanni gave a lot of great information in a fantastic and enthusiastic way. Thanks again I’ll recommend this tou
5978gc
5978gc
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Spectacular
Dennis was a fantastic guide. He was very interesting to listen to and we really enjoyed the tour. The 'then and no
karenmY4085ZM
karenmY4085ZM
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The only way to do this tour
The inside information we received from out tour guide Julia P. helped us grasp the history and stories of the hist
290denac
290denac
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Great experience
We took this tour on our first full day in Rome and were not disappointed! Our guide was exceedingly knowledgeable
kathydR24UR
kathydR24UR
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Outstanding Tour!!
Giovanni P gave our family a fantastic tour today! His knowledge is impressive and he brings the ruins to life! Tha
HeronofAlexandria
HeronofAlexandria
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Vatican museum experience !
Excellent guide Elisa! She was very kind and improved our knowledge ! Bravo! I was impressed by the whole organizat
libbyc866
libbyc866
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Grazie Giovanni
Highly recommend this tour Giovanni was amazing! Very knowledgeable and educated of all history! I will treasur
RealDEBennett
RealDEBennett
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Good experience
Enjoyed seeing the places where various groups sat. Learning what happened behind the scenes. Seeing Julius Caesar'
X8830DKkaylas
X8830DKkaylas
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Great walking tour
The tour was amazing! George was the perfect guide. He was so sweet and very knowledgeable. He also was very funny.
Heather G
Heather G
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Great tour of the Roman Forum/Colosseum with George
George was an excellent tour guide! He helped bring the Roman Forum and Colosseum to life for us on this trip. We w
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