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Best of Rome in a Day Private Guided Tour Including Vatican, Sistine Chapel, and Colosseum

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US$ 112.32
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    What to Expect
    Start your 'Rome in Day' tour with the city's most famous ancient monument – the Colosseum. Walk through the interior and try to imagine the gladiator battles that took place there. Visit the nearby Roman Forum to see the Temple of Saturn, House of the Vestal Virgins and the Arch of Titus among other things. Go from ancient Roman monuments to modern ones with a stop at the Vittoriano on Piazza Venezia.

    Throw a coin into the water when you reach the Trevi Fountain to ensure your return to Rome. Stop for lunch (own expense) at one of the restaurants in the area before heading on to the Government District. See the Palace of the Council of Ministers, the Parliament and the Column of Marcus Aurelius.

    See the Temple of Hadrian on your way to the Pantheon, where you'll see tombs of Italian kings as well as the artist Raphael.

    Continue on to the Ancient Baths of Nero and then to Piazza Navona to see Bernini's famous fountain in its center.

    Visit the Vatican as your final stop. See the highlights in the enormous Vatican Museums, including the Raphael Rooms and Michelangelo's frescoes in the Sistine Chapel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Via dei Fori Imperiali, 21, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Return Details
    Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
    • Local guide
    • Blue Badge guide
    • Professional art historian guide
    • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
    • Private tour and semi-private tour
    • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
    • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
    • Entry/Admission - Roman Forum
    • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and select 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
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Because of the growing popularity of the current pope Francis and his intense activity in organising mass events in the Vatican some areas might get closed last minute without previous notice. This has already happened this year and can happen again during your Vatican tour: the Sistine chapel and/or the Basilica of Saint Peter might not be accessible. In case of such events our tour guide will provide you with a valuable alternative focusing the tour inside the Vatican museums.
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    The tour was outstanding and we had a wonderful day. My daughter and I were so pleased that we were able to see everything we wanted to see in Rome on that day. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable sharing both current and historical information about Rome. I highly recommend
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    This is a very good tour to take. The guides are experienced and very helpful and flex according to your needs. This tour is really good option to see a lot in one day.
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    With flawless English and charm our guide Angelica brought to life Rome's legacy to the world of government, law, language architecture and religion. This tour is condensed but comprehensive, skips the queues and offers as much or as little detail as you can absorb, depending on
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    Unfortunately, we only had one day in Rome (first time visit for all in our party) as it was only a port stop on our cruise. Fortunately, we booked with Raphael Tours and got a small taste of all the major historic sites I wanted to see while in Rome. Our driver picked our
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    Our trip to Rome was enriched by our Rome in a Day tour and especially our guide Massimiliano. We spent the morning visiting all the major sites in Rome. The afternoon was spent at Vatican. What made this day incredibly special was the attention Massimiliano gave to the history
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    • Duration: 6h
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    • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
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