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Visit some of the most famous tourist attractions of Rome in one day with an expert guide in tow. Enjoy skip-the-line admission to the Vatican Museums and avoid queues which are sometimes as long as nine miles! Visit the Sistine Chapel, St Peter’s Basilica, see the major Christian Basilicas, stroll along the Ancient Appian Way and visit the Catacombs, the ancient underground cemeteries. If you’re short on time and wish to enjoy the best Rome experiences, this is the perfect tour for you - all coupled with the convenience of hotel transfers included.
You will be picked up from your hotel at the scheduled time in the morning for the tour. Enjoy skip-the-line admission to one of the most-visited art museums in the world, the Vatican Museums. Admire one of the greatest art collections in the world and see works by the likes of Caravaggio, Raphael and Giotto and enjoy the informative commentary of an expert guide. Explore the Gallery of the Maps and Gallery of Tapestries as you listen to tales of Vatican intrigue. Browse through the timeworn yet fascinating Italian maps, the sculptures and candelabras of the Gallery of Candelabras.
Relish a guided tour of the Sistine Chapel, the one part of the Vatican Museums that everyone wants to see. Stand beneath Michelangelo’s The Creation of Adam, which cloaks the ceiling, and admire The Last Judgement, his colourful mural that adorns a wall. Located in the Apostolic Palace, the Sistine Chapel is probably one of the most famous chapels in the world. Visit the St Peter’s Basilica, the symbolic heart of the Catholic Church. Admire the stunning altar, the sculptures of Michelangelo and the world’s most impressive dome!
See the major Christian Basilicas of Rome. See the Holy Staircase and visit the Basilica of St. John in Lateran - the Cathedral of Rome - and St. Mary Major; then proceed along the ancient Appian Way, passing the Chapel of Domine Quo Vadis before arriving at the historic Catacombs, the ancient underground cemeteries used by the Christian and Jewish communities to bury their dead and celebrate the funeral rites and the anniversaries of the martyrs.
About The Supplier: Carrani Tours has been welcoming world travellers to Italy since 1925, and is a large, flexible and customer-oriented company.
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and SaturdayDuration
Vatican Tour: 3.5 hours
Christian History Tour: 3 hoursStart time
Hotel pick-ups start at 7:30am
Good news! You can get picked up from select hotels in central Rome, just give us the details at the time of booking.
Don’t worry if you have not booked your hotel yet, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details.
We will drop you back to your hotel
Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet, you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.
Because of the attraction's popularity, large numbers of people visit each day. For any last minute changes, time changes or other updates please visit the attraction website.
Please understand that departures on Wednesdays may visit the Vatican Library
instead of St. Peter’s Basilica.
In case of a worship event in S. Calisto, we will visit S. Domitilla Catacombs.
There will be airport-style security checks. All visitors and their small-medium sized bags will be screened. Liquids, large bags, or sharp items are not allowed and must be left in cloakroom.
Please carry your valid ID/passport. Failure to do may result in denied entry. Pacemakers should carry their certification as well.
Those with a disability and their attendant / companion go free with a disability certificate that you must present at the museum's Special Permit or Reception Desk.
Both men and women MUST have knees and shoulders covered. Failure to comply may result in denied entry.