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City Sightseeing Rome (3-in-1): Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus + Vatican Museum + Colosseum Ticket

  • When does it run?

    Daily (Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Tour & The Colosseum)

    Daily except Sunday (Vatican Museums)

    Note: Colosseum is free on first Sunday of every month

  • Start time

    Runs between 9am and 7pm, every 10-15 minutes.

    Colosseum: Your Colosseum ticket is valid for entry after 2pm. Redeem your voucher by 1pm at the visitor centre and choose the entrance time.

    Vatican Museum: Standard hours are 9am to 3pm.

    Times are subject to change, please refer official website prior your visit

  • Duration

    Hop-On, Hop-Off: 48 hours

    Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

Inclusions
  • 48 hours - City Sightseeing Hop-Off, Hop-Off Bus
  • Skip the line entrance to the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill (after 2pm)
  • Skip the line entrance to Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel (If option chosen)
  • Audio commentary in 8 languages on the bus (Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Chinese and Portuguese)
  • Free WiFi onboard
COVID-19 Safety guidelines

Key Highlights

  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted
  • Discover the best of Rome with this saver combo and priority access
  • Hop on and off as you wish to visit major attractions like Circo Massimo, Trevi Fountain and more
  • Get up close with iconic sights in the city with our strategic stops
  • Explore one of the greatest art collections with access to Roman Forum and Palatine Hill too
  • Lose yourself to the Colosseum’s bewitching history and marvel at the incredible Sistine Chapel
  • Forget long queues with skip-the-line tickets to Vatican Museum and Colosseum

Overview

Our 3-in-1 Saver Ticket: Rome Hop-On, Hop-Off, Vatican Museums & Colosseum Ticket lets you explore ‘The Eternal City’ at your own pace in a comfortable open-top bus. Top it up with visits to two Rome top attractions – The Colosseum and The Vatican Museum. You may use the hassle-free hop-on, hop-off services to reach the attractions.

ROME HOP-ON, HOP-OFF TOUR - 48 Hours

Your City Sightseeing Rome hop-on, hop-off ticket allows you unlimited hop-on and hop-off at the designated stops! Enjoy FREE WiFi on board the double-decker buses and an informative audio commentary, provided in multiple languages.

The tour includes strategic stops covering all the major Rome attractions. You can hop on the bus at any of the stops and simply scan the QR code on your phone to jump start your hop-on, hop-off tour. Explore sights, go shopping or grab a bite to eat. Assistance onboard is offered for any queries you may have.

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS COVERED

  • Colosseum
  • Piazza Venezia 
  • Vatican
  • Trevi Fountain 
  • Piazza Barberini 
  • Santa Maria Maggiore 
  • Circus Maximus 

THE COLOSSEUM

In-arguably, myriad tales of bravery, public life and royalty in ancient Rome inhabit the most majestic structure of the Roman Empire, the Colosseum (originally known as the Flavian Amphitheatre). Explore Michelangelo’s staircase to reach the Campidoglio – the beautiful piazza outside the Capitoline Museums or visit the arena floor and be amazed by the magnitude of the Amphitheatre.

Note: Your Colosseum ticket has to be used on the first day of your hop-on, hop-off tour.

VATICAN MUSEUM

Be overwhelmed as you enter the Vatican Museum and visit the majestic Sistine Chapel in the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope. Feast your eyes by looking at the luminous paintings on the ceiling and behind the altar painted by Michelangelo, one of the greatest artists of all time.

Note: Your ticket includes reserved entrance for the Vatican Museum & the Colosseum. There will be special priority line for you to enter the attraction however; you may still have to queue. Hey, no worries, the queue certainly will not be as long as the general entrance!

About the Supplier: In operation since 2003, City Sightseeing is one of the premier hop-on, hop-off operators in Italy - known for their easily-recognisable open-top red buses.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily (Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Tour & The Colosseum)

    Daily except Sunday (Vatican Museums)

    Note: Colosseum is free on first Sunday of every month

  • Duration

    Hop-On, Hop-Off: 48 hours

    Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

  • Start time

    Runs between 9am and 7pm, every 10-15 minutes.

    Colosseum: Your Colosseum ticket is valid for entry after 2pm. Redeem your voucher by 1pm at the visitor centre and choose the entrance time.

    Vatican Museum: Standard hours are 9am to 3pm.

    Times are subject to change, please refer official website prior your visit

  • Meeting Point

    Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour: You may board the bus at any of the designated stops.

    Attraction Ticket: Redeem your voucher at the City Sightseeing Italy Visitor Centre located at Via IV Novembre, 147 (near the Colosseum)

  • Ending Point

    You may end the Hop-On, Hop-Off tour at any of the stops

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • 48 hours - City Sightseeing Hop-Off, Hop-Off Bus
  • Skip the line entrance to the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill (after 2pm)
  • Skip the line entrance to Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel (If option chosen)
  • Audio commentary in 8 languages on the bus (Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Chinese and Portuguese)
  • Free WiFi onboard
  • Entrance to attractions, unless specified

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Please note

Voucher Type: Mobile (if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Luggage Restrictions: Large bags, backpacks, suitcases not allowed

Always keep a photo ID handy for security checks.

ROME HOP-ON, HOP-OFF TOUR

Validity: 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking

Wheelchair accessibility: Yes

Rome is a functioning city and weather, traffic and events may occasionally cause disruption.

COLOSSEUM

Your ticket is valid for use only on the day you start your Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour, with entry after 2pm only.

VATICAN MUSEUM

The museum is closed every Sunday and special events.

Dress Code: Shoulders and knees must be covered.

Customer Reviews

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