Full day
Time
8 hours
Duration
Rome
Location
Jan-Dec
Dates

ON THIS TOUR
Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s. In the afternoon Basilicas of Santa Maria Maggiore, San Giovanni in Laterano, Via Appia Antica, Catacombs, Scala Santa.

From 1 April to 31 October: every day (except on Sundays and religious holidays)
From 1 November to 31 March: Monday – Friday (also 24 and 31 December)

Time : Full day
Duration : about 8 hours

The tour begins by coach passing through Piazza della Repubblica with the Fountain of the Naiads and following the ancient Aurelian Walls which once surrounded the ancient city. From Piazza del Popolo where you will see an Egyptian obelisk dating back to the time of Ramses II. Finally, on arrival at the Vatican Walls, your guide will then lead you into the Vatican Museums taking the beautiful Spiral staircase and continuing through the Gallery of the Tapestries and the Gallery of the Geographical Maps before arriving in the famous Sistine Chapel with its magnificent fresco of the Last Judgement by Michelangelo, at the end of the tour time free to visit the St.Peter’s Basilica.

After the lunch break, we will arrive by bus at Via Appia Antica, where  the chapel of “Domine quo vadis” is located.  Then we will visit one of the catacombs (San Callisto or Santa Domitilla or San Sebastiano), the first refuge of Christians. After the visit, the tour continues by coach along the Via Cristoforo Colombo, reaching the Scala Sancta, with an explanation given outdoors. We then continue the visit with the Archbasilica of St. John Lateran (visit inside) and the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore (visit inside). The tour ends with a view of the Esquiline Hill.

LOCATION OF START / RETURNGREEN LINE TOURS – Booking Stazione Termini
Via Giovanni Amendola, 32 Roma
PICK UP TIME8:00
(at the Hotel: 6:30/7:40)
RETURN TIMEabout 17:30
PRICE€ 145,00
CLOTHINGComfortable sportswear, sneakers.
During summer period, we recommend that you wear hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.
Access to the church is not permitted in shorts, miniskirts, nor bare shoulders.
For safety reasons, you are permitted only medium and small backpacks. Nor are you allowed to carry large backpacks, camping gear, bulky bags, luggage or liquids.
INCLUDED
Pick-up at your accommodation location, if within the Aurelian Walls
Bus ride
Local guide
Earphones
Lunch
Vatican Museums admission ticket
Catacombs admission ticket

Museum closed: 6 January, 11 February, 7 and 17 April, 1 May, 29 June, 15 and 16 August, 1 November, 8, 25 and 26 December.

You will not be able to visit the basilica on Sunday, on the occasion of religious festivals or religious ceremonies (hearings, beatifications, Pope’s masses). In these cases, the visit of the Vatican museums will be expanded.

The tour is not recommended for people with walking difficulties.

Pick-up service
If your B&B does not have a reception, please leave a telephone number while booking.
To ensure the on-schedule departure of the tour, all travelers need to wait for the pick-up service outside the accommodation location.

On the way back the bus will make stops at: Via del Teatro Marcello, Porta Maggiore, Largo del Tritone, Piazza Barberini, Piazza Cavour, Piazza della Repubblica, Piazza Indipendenza (Termini Station), GLT Terminal.

VIA GIOVANNI AMENDOLA 32

GLT Terminal

PIAZZA DELLA REPUBBLICA

Naiadi Fountain

PIAZZALE FLAMINIO

Egyptian obelisk

VATICAN CITY

VATICAN MUSEUMS:
    • Gallery of the Tapestries
    • Gallery of the Geographical Maps
    • Sistine Chapel

SAINT PETER'S BASILICA

Visit to the church

LUNCH

GLT Terminal – Via Giovanni Amendola, 32 Roma

VIA APPIA ANTICA

Domine Quo Vadis

CATACOMBS

Visit one of these catacombs:
  • San Callisto
  • Santa Domitilla
  • San Sebastiano

VIA CRISTOFORO COLOMBO

The Baths of Caracalla

PIAZZA DI SAN GIOVANNI IN LATERANO

Basilica of St. John Lateran
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

WAY BACK

The bus will stop at:

VIA DEL TEATRO MARCELLO
PORTA MAGGIORE
LARGO DEL TRITONE
PIAZZA BARBERINI
PIAZZA CAVOUR
PIAZZA DELLA REPUBBLICA
PIAZZA INDIPENDENZA (Termini Station)

VIA GIOVANNI AMENDOLA 32

GLT Terminal

GREEN LINE TOURS Via Giovanni Amendola, 32, 00185 Roma RM