In the early morning, guests will be picked up from the hotel in Rome and begin the day by visiting the Vatican to see the Via della Conciliazione, St. Peter's Square, and the Basilica, providing us with a unique sensation. We will go to the terrace of the Basilica to get an amazing view of the city. Then, we will visit the Castel Sant'Angelo, the elegant, Piazza Navona, the Trevi Fountain, and the Pantheon. In the square outside this last place, we will enjoy an authentic Italian breakfast. Finally, we will head to the Piazza Venezia and the Colosseum, where we will be able to skip the line for an extra fee.
The history of this amazing city spans more than two and a half thousand years. It is one of the most historic places on the planet Earth, and it's artistic and cultural contributions have colored global development.
Officially known as the Mausoleum of Hadrian, this fortress in Rome was built in 139 AD to house the dead emperor. Later, it was used by various popes as a fortress and castle.
Duration: Approx. 10 Hours 30 Minutes
The site of this famous square was once the Stadium of Domitian in ancient times. The centerpiece of the piazza is the Fountain of the Four Rivers, which was designed by Bernini and features an Egyptian obelisk.
Perhaps the most famous fountain in the world, this baroque masterpiece from the 18th century is best known for the myth that tossing coins in brings good luck. People from all over the world come to throw money into the fountain.
Built in the year 126 AD, this famous piece of antiquity once served as a temple to all of the major Roman gods. One of the most well-preserved remnants of ancient Rome, it has been in almost constant use.
Piazza Venezia is the city center of Rome and an important cultural and artistic feature in the city. The square is the sit of Italy's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in the Altare Della Patria and rests at the foot of the Capitoline Hill, next to Trajan's Forum.
This nearly 2000-year-old structure is one of the most famous buildings in all of human history. At its height, it could hold up to 80,000 people, and was usually used for gladiatorial contests, executions, and drama productions.
Departure & Return
Departure time: 06:00 am (pick up at the hotel between 05:00 am and 05:45 am)
Departure location: central hotels with multiple pick up
Inclusions & Exclusions
Hotel pick up (selected hotels only, within Aurelian walls)
Professional English speaking tour guide
Breakfast with choice of hot or cold drink, croissant and mineral water served at the table
Transport with comfortable vehicle and professional driver
Skip the line admission at the Colosseum
Food and drinks unless specified
Tips and gratuities
Max. participants: 15 guests
Hotel pick up will be schedule prior the tour starts between 05:00 and 06:00 am according final number of guests and their hotel location. If unsure whether your hotel is among those included in the free pick up, please reconfirm your pick-up time at least 72 hours prior the tour. The tour starts at 06:00 am.
The program is subject to local changes in case of diversions or particular conditions included but not limited to the premise where the breakfast is served (choice location Pantheon square, Navona square, Piazza Venezia).
All purchases are subject to re-confirmation within 2-3 business days after booking. Please do not book the airline tickets until you received the confirmation.
Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your e-ticket. You must print and bring e-ticket(s) on your trip, as they serve as proof of purchase.
Terms & Condition
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY: The purchase of any travel services represents your acceptance Terms & Conditions set out herein. Please ensure that you read carefully and understand these Terms & Conditions prior to booking.
Booking changes: A fee may be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. Name changes or corrections may be treated as a cancellation and cancellation fees will apply. A change of tour date or tour itinerary may be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply.
Cancellations and Cancellation Fees: Regardless of reason, cancellations result in costly charges from our travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by canceling confirmed and pending bookings. Therefore, cancellation penalties and or fees will apply. Time of cancellation will be determined when notice is received and confirmed by our
office. Notice of cancellation must be made directly to TakeTours by email or through web mail at Contact Us. Standard cancellation penalties per person as follows:
Up to 2 working days prior to departure (local time) - 10% of total purchase amount.
1 working day prior to departure (local time) - 30% of total purchase amount.
Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
There is 6% handling fee add-on to the above penalties.
Itinerary Variations: We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - the organizing travel agency reserves the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.
Tour Cancellation: We reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure* of the tour, TakeTours' only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or similar tour. Please note that organizing travel agency is not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers.
Currency Fluctuations: All tour prices are current at the time of publication and are susceptible to currency fluctuations. We reserve the right to alter the tour price in accordance with changes in foreign exchanges rates and changes in prices for services. The rate that you pay when you reserve your tour will protect you against future currency fluctuations; on the other hand, no price adjust (refund) will be made based upon change in tour prices.
Remarks: The corporate organization cannot be held responsible for any eventual partial closing of the Vatican Museums, It also cannot be accountable for delays, irregularities or any damage caused by a third party or forces beyond its control. The corporate organization is in no way responsible for any loss of valuables left on the coaches. During some religious holidays or private ceremonies by the Pope, it is not possible to visit The Sistine Chapel or the inside of the Basilica. The corporate organization guarantees the pick-up of clients from hotels central located. To visit a Basilica, a Church or Vatican Museums it is kindly requested that both ladies and gentleman dress in a manner suitable for entry in a Sacred Place.
Responsibility: The Company acts only as an agent and/or intermediary for independent suppliers. As a result it retains other contractors to provide transportation, accommodation and other related travel services. The Company accepts no responsibility for any such losses or any additional expenses or and distress due to delays, sickness, weather, strikes or any other causes.
Passengers shall be regarded as carrying his/her own risk with respect to loss or injury to person or property. The Company is not liable for any loss, injury, accident, damage, delay or expense which
may arise during the tour.
Passenger accepts full responsibility for losses and expenses due to delay, sickness, weather, strikes, wars, quarantine and changes in itinerary.
The Company will not held responsible if passenger carries any unlawful items or irregularities, any losses and expenses are the responsibility of the passenger.
The Company, tour guide and driver do not accept liability for lost or stolen personal property during the tour.
Insurance: Purchase of travel insurance is strongly recommended. We will be pleased to
assist in inquiries of any travel insurance.
Prices may vary and are subject to availability by season, weekend, and/or holiday.
While we will make every effort to maintain a regular operation, we reserve the right to cancel a scheduled trip and issue a full refund to affected customers under special circumstances.
We reserve the right to modify the tour arrangements for smooth operation of the tour.