Tours : ANCIENT ROME AND THE VATICAN

The Ancient Rome and the Vatican tour begins with the Coliseum, known as the Flavio amphitheatre which is the most famous Roman amphitheatre. It’s construction was initiated by Vespasiano in 72 B.C. and was inaugurated by Tito in 80 A.C., when it was used for gladiator shows and other public manifestations (hunting shows, recreations of famous battles, and drama based on classical mythology ), we will continue our tour with the Foro Romano that was initially built in the seventh century B.C. when the first buildings were built for political, judicial, religious, commercial and social life in the city, afterwards we will visit the Fori Imperiali which were built during a century and a half (between 46 B.C. and 113 A.C) in the heart of the city of Imperial Rome. Right after we will discover Palatino, one of the seven hills in Rome, in which the legend wants that Rome originates directly from here. We will continue our tour of Imperial Rome in the Basilica of Saint Peter in Vincoli where the Moses of Michelangelo is preserved. You will visit the Basilica of Saint Peter in the Vatican, today one of the largest papal basilicas in Rome built in 1506 under Pope Giulio II, we will move onwards to the Vatican Museums founded by Pope Giulio II in the XVI century that exposes the largest collection of artwork accumulated over the centuries by Popes, the Sistine Chapel with the frescoes by Michelangelo and the papal apartments with frescoes by Raffaello.

The duration of the tour is 8 hours.

All our Rome Tours depart and return to your hotel and include skip the line tickets, licensed expert guides and air-conditioned Mercedes vehicles.


From: € 130 per person

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