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Rome One-Run Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour & Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Guided Tour

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Mon to Sat

  • Duration

    Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: 1 loop is 1.5-hour

    Vatican Museums Tour: 2.5 hours

  • Start time

    Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour: 8:30am to 8:30pm, every 15 minutes

    Vatican Museums Tour: 8:30am, 10:45am and 2pm

  • Meeting Point

    Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour: Hop on the bus at any of the stops

    Vatican Museums Tour: We will meet you in Piazza del Risorgimento, right in the centre of the square, next to Bar L’Ottagono. Our tour staff will wear pink garments with the brand I Love Rome.

  • Ending Point

    Hop off the bus at any of the stops to end the tour

Key Highlights

  • A low-cost and practical travel pass that includes a Rome bus tour and a guided tour of the Vatican Museums
  • Drive past the most famous attractions of Rome with the one-run, Hop-On, Hop-Off tour
  • Hop on the bus at any of the stops and enjoy an entire loop around the city
  • Enjoy panoramic views of famous squares and landmarks from open top buses
  • Immerse yourself in the rich history of Rome with audio commentary in multiple languages
  • Experience the enchanting world of the Vatican and the Pope on a guided walking tour
  • Browse one of the most invaluable art collections in the world
  • Visit the Sistine Chapel to admire Michelangelo’s masterpiece
  • Explore the Gallery of Tapestries, the Gallery of Maps, and the Borgia Apartments
  • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!

Overview

Explore the top attractions of Rome on a one-run Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour and enjoy a guided tour of the Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel!

Rome Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour:

Enjoy an informative introduction to Rome with The Gray Line I Love Rome bus city tour which provides an overview of the most important monuments in the capital of Italy. This is a one-run ticket (single ride) where you can ride the bus for all its 8 stops, hopping on from any stop and hopping off at the end of the tour. Enjoy the entire 1.5-hour loop around the city and delve into the fascinating history of Rome with entertaining audio commentary in multiple languages. Drive past the most significant landmarks and famous square like the Piazza delle Repubblica, le Terme di Diocleziano, Santa Maria Maggiore, the Colosseum, the Circus Maximus, Altare della Patria, Teatro Marcello, Castel Sant'Angelo and so much more…

The stops of the tour are:

  • Termini Station
  • Santa Maria Maggiore
  • Colosseum Archaeological Area
  • Circus Maximus - Mouth of Truth
  • Piazza Venezia
  • Vatican City, Sistine Chapel and Castel Sant'Angelo
  • Spanish Steps
  • Piazza Barberini and Trevi Fountain


Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Guided Tour:

The seat of the Pope and an impeccable treasure trove of immortal art works, the Vatican is known to leave every first-time visitor slightly overwhelmed. Marvel at the ancient statues that inspired Renaissance artists, walls covered with fresco-ed maps, and a remarkable collection of vibrant Flemish tapestries made in Brussels from drawings by Raphael’s pupils at the Gallery of Tapestries. Visiting an array of famed spots as well as a few offbeat ones, our expert guide will take you on an enchanting journey through fascinating Vatican history.

The tour includes the Gallery of Tapestries, the superb Gallery of Maps, the Borgia Apartments up to the wonderful Raphael’s Rooms, frescoed by the great painter himself and his students: observe Raphael’s “School of Athens” painting, one of his most famous works of art in the whole world!

Visit the Sistine Chapel to admire Michelangelo’s masterpiece and one of the museum's most famous cultural and artistic treasures.

Inclusions

  • Hop on Hop off One Run ticket
  • Audio commentary on the bus in Italian, English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Dutch, Russian, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Hindi, Arabic
  • Map of the bus route
  • Guided tour of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel 
  • Preferred access entrance ticket for Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel 
  • Expert guide
  • Free wifi on board

Exclusions

  • Admission to attractions, unless specified

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Please note

Voucher Information: Show your voucher on your smartphone or other device (if you'd rather print a copy - that's fine too!).

Show your voucher to our local operator staff wearing pink garments with the brand I Love Rome.

Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.

Please note that this tour is accessible to travelers with Covid 19 Green Pass. Equivalent certification are also accepted, provided that the vaccination received is listed among EMA's approved vaccines.

Please note that FFp2 masks are the only ones accepted and must be worn at all times, both outdoor and indoor.

Please note that this tour is not accessible to travelers with limited mobility or wheelchairs.

Please note that the timeslot you select at booking corresponds to the start time of the Vatican Museums guided tour, which operates every day (except on Sundays and religious holidays) at 8:30 AM, 10:45 AM and 2:00 PM.


The Hop on Hop off bus operates everyday from 8:30AM to 8:30PM (First bus from Largo Peretti, Last bus 6:50PM from Termini). Buses depart every 15 minutes from Termini Station (Stop 1).

Stop n.6 of the Hop on Hop off is the closest to the meeting point for the Vatican Museums guided tour.

Here below are the provisions to visit the Vatican Museums:

Green Pass mandatory, proving the vaccination cycle completion or recovery from Sars COV-2.

Equivalent certification are also accepted, provided that the vaccination received is listed among EMA's approved vaccines.

FFp2 masks are the only ones accepted and must be worn at all times, both outdoor and indoor.

Body temperature check at the entrance. Guests with a body temperature equal or over 37.5°C will not be allowed inside.

PLEASE NOTE: in the absence of a Green Pass and valid ID document, any type of ticket/tour previously purchased will not be refunded.

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