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Rome in one day: Vatican City, St. Angelo Castle, Ancient Rome

A full immersion to get to know both imperial and Christian Rome, an overwhelming and unforgettable journey!

Vatican Museums will amaze you with statues and objects that will recount of the ancient Greece and Rome but also Baroque and Renaissance arazzi together with frescoes and paintings, bas-relief and trompe l’Oeil. The Museum’s heart is Michelangelo genius’ masterwork: the Sistine Chapel. Still to come, St Peter’s Basilica the biggest church in the world, filled with artworks. Crossing Vatican City borders we will head towards St Angelo Castle. This massive castle was Popes’ fortresses and thanks to its strong defensive wall and its strategic position it withstood several attacks. From its roof terrace there is an uncommon town’s view. When visiting Rome suddenly the past becomes our present. You’ll discover Flavio’s amphitheatre – the Colosseum. It will recount its functionality, Romans engineers’ sharpness. Easily, you’ll feel the spectators excitement admiring gladiators’ battles. The Forum, the heart of Roman administrative and political power, will give you a real feeling of how live must have been in the ancient Rome. And then right to the top of the Palatine hill, where the Roman emperors lived and from where the breathtaking view will leave us once more astonished of Rome’s beauty.


SKIP THE LINE. Our tours include the skip the line tickets.
LANGUAGES: English, Spanish, French, Russian, German, Portuguese, Dutch, Chinese, Japanese.
KIDS FRIENDLY. The children are welcome. Please write me if there are kids in your family group.
DISABLE FRIENDLY. The tour is disabled friendly. Please contact me if you need a wheelchair.
 DRESS CODE: Low cut or sleeveless clothing, shorts, miniskirts and hats are not allowed. Only small bags/backpacks are permitted (size 40x35x15).

  • Destination

  • Meeting point

    At the entrance of Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, on the white staircase or at your accommodation (on request)
  • Start Time

    From 8:30 am to 10:00 am
  • Duration

    8 hours
  • Price

    € 650,00 base price + € 110,00 per person (admission fee and skip the line ticket for each sites) + € 50,00 per person under 18 (admission fee and skip the line ticket for each sites)
  • Included

    Admission Tickets
    Guiding Services
    Private Tour
    Skip the line Tickets
  • Not Included

    Food and drinks
    Personal Expenses
    Private driver
    Private luxury car
    Public Transportation Tickets

Vatican Museums:

  • Courtyard Pigna
  • Museo Chiaramonti
  • Courtyard Ottagono
  • Room of Animals
  • Room of Muses
  • Room Rotonda
  • Gallery of Candelabra
  • Gallery of Tapestry
  • Gallery of Maps

Sistine Chapel


St. Peter Basilica


St. Peter Square


St. Angelo Castle:

  • Inside
  • Outside


  • Inside with Arena Floor
  • Outside

Arch of Constantine


Palatine Hill:

  • Palace of Domitian
  • Domus Tiberiana Terrace

Roman Forum:

  • Arch of Titus
  • Temple of Julius Caesar
  • Temple of Saturn
  • House of the Vestal Virgins
  • Basilica of Maxentius
  • Temple of Romulus
  • Temple of Antonino and Faustina
  • Arch of Septimius Severus
  • Roman Senate (Curia Senatus)

Tour Location

Vatican Museums

Meeting Point Options:

  1. At the entrance of Vatican Museums, Viale Vaticano, on the white staircase.
  2. At your accommodation (on request): the pick up from your hotel/b&b is available if it is in the centre of Rome and the cost of the taxi is on you.
Meeting Point Option 1

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Bea W.


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