Rome and Vatican

Rome, Italy’s capital, is a sprawling, cosmopolitan city with nearly 3,000 years of globally influential art, architecture and culture on display.

With ancient ruins such as the Forum and the Colosseum showing the power of the former Roman Empire. Vatican City, headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church, has St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Museums, which house antique masterpieces such as Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel frescoes.

One of the most fascinating cities on earth, Rome is considered to be one of the most important centers in the history of Western Civilization. It is known as the “Eternal City” because it continually unfolds to visitors and even those that live there.

There is no possible way to see all of Rome in a week or two. You may need a lifetime to discover all that Rome has to offer, but you can definitely see many of the major highlights in a couple of days.

Tours and Activities

Vatican Museum, St Peter’s Basilica and Sistine Chapel

The Vatican Museums are the museums of the Vatican City and are located within the city’s boundaries. The 54th gallery of the Vatican Museums is the famed Sistine Chapel, completed around 1483, the Sistine Chapel is arguably the most famous chapel in the world due to the vast collection of artwork located within. Its walls made history thanks to frescoes like “The Last Judgement”, painted by Michelangelo.

Not only does the Sistine Chapel hold some of the world’s most precious works of art, it is still being used for religious purposes today such as the Papal conclave (the age old process through which a new Pope is chosen). For all of these reasons the Chapel is one of the most crowded section of the Museums.

Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill Tour

You may have seen it now get ready to experience it! Come jump into Roman history and discover the “Anfiteatro Flavio”, the Colosseum or Coliseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, is an oval amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy. Built of concrete and sand, it is the largest amphitheatre ever built in the world!

You can choose this tour if you want to be free to reach the Archaeological area at your own pace and get the most complete tour of the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill.

Basilicas and Secret Underground Catacombs Tour

Experience a delightful journey through the BasilicasCatacombs, and ancient streets of Rome.

You will get to see the Holy Staircase and visit inside the Basilica of St. John in Lateran, the Cathedral of Rome, and St. Mary Major, then proceed along the Appian Way, passing the Chapel of Domine Quo Vadis before finally arriving at the Catacombs, the ancient underground cemeteries and hiding places of the Christians.

Tivoli and its Villas

Visit Tivoli, a town and comune in Lazio, central Italy, about 30 kilometres east-north-east of Rome, at the falls of the Aniene River where it issues from the Sabine hills. The city offers a wide view over the Roman Campagna.
Then you will view the Renaissance-style Villa d’Este, a gorgeous palatial setting surrounded by spectacular terraced garden. You can experience the beauty of its cascades, water tanks, and fountains. Villa d’Este is a masterpiece of the Italian Gardens, decorated with a massive and impressive number of fountains nymphs, grottoes and fountains, inspired by the gardens of Babylon, one of the wonders of ancient world.

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