Departure City: ROME
Meeting Point: YOUR GUIDE WILL MEET YOU IN THE HOTEL LOBBY.
Duration: APPROX 8 HRS
PRIVATE - ROME IN A DAY - VATICAN AND COLOSSEUM PRIORITY ACCESS TOUR
Get ready for the experience of a lifetime on our private tour of the Vatican Museums including the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s basilica and the Colosseum Archeological Park.
With priority access, you won't waste a moment of your time exploring the most important sites of Rome. Having a dedicated guide will allow you to customize your experience according to your interests and needs, ask all the questions you want and let yourself be overwhelmed by the beauty of these extraordinary places. You will get the full story behind the breathtaking Sistine Chapel, and learn about the extraordinary lengths Michelangelo went to complete it. You will discover the works of his greatest rival in the Raphael Rooms, and be spellbound by the endless artistic riches and fascinating tales that will bring the vast Vatican palaces vividly to life.
Once you are happy and satisfied with the visit of the Museums it will be time to head towards the most significant church of all Christianity which spectacular dome can be seen from all over Rome: Saint Peter Basilica Built on the site of St. Peter’s crucifixion and over his tomb it’s the epicenter of the Catholic Church and the burial place of many popes, including Pope John Paul II.
Time for a break and lunch before heading towards the Colosseum Archeological Park and embarking into a journey back in time, to the glorious days of what was once a great empire, inside the iconic Flavian Amphitheater and in the beating heart of ancient Rome. You will continue to the Roman Forum, which for centuries was the center of Roman public life, and the tour will end on top of the Palatine Hill where the city of Rome was founded in the 753BC and where the history of the greatest empire in the world begun.