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Rome: Downtown Rome and Vatican Highlights Walking Tour

Product ID: 355880
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Skip the lines and crowds at the Vatican Museums on this comprehensive walking tour. After your Vatican highlights tour, visit some of Rome's most popular sites including Piazza Navona, Castel Sant'Angelo, the Spanish Steps, and Pantheon.
About this activity
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Duration 5.5 hours
Starting time 7:30 AM
Skip the line through a separate entrance
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Live tour guide

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  • Explore the Vatican and Rome's most important downtown sites
  • See the best of the Vatican Museums in just 3 hours
  • Embark on a wonderful walking tour which includes, Castel Sant'Angelo, Piazza Navona, Pantheon and the Spanish Steps
Full description
Start your tour at the Vatican with privileged entrance. Gain entry to the Vatican Museums 60 minutes before the general public. The first stops consist of the Vatican's main galleries, the Gallery of the Maps, Gallery of the Tapestries, and the Candelabra Gallery.

Next, you will head over to the Sistine Chapel. Before you enter, your guide will explain the beautiful ceiling and history behind this Chapel. After marveling at Michelangelo's masterpiece, you will enter St. Peter's Basilica through a special entrance from the Sistine Chapel.

After your Vatican tour is complete, the walking portion of the tour begins. Explore Rome with your guide and see historical sites like Castel Sant'Angelo, Piazza Navona, the Pantheon, and more. You'll also take a break for delicious gelato before heading over to the iconic Trevi Fountain.
  • Headsets to hear the tour guide clearly
  • Professional, English-speaking guide
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Between Caffé Vaticano and Hotel Alimandi, at the top of the big staircase (Viale Vaticano, 100). A representative will be there holding a sign with the local partner's name on it.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Jacket
Not allowed
  • Shorts
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• Often artworks undergo restoration or are loaned to another museum as an exhibit. If something on the itinerary is not able to be seen, a substitute will be added.
• This tour operates rain or shine all year round.

From £81.23 per person

Organized by

The Tour Guy

Product ID: 355880