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Rome Open Bus Ticket & Skip-the-line Colosseum Guided Tour - Special Offer

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    What to Expect


    Route Duration: 3 hours

    • Roma Termini - Here you can find TERMINAL A and TERMINAL B
    • Piazza di S. Maria Maggiore
    • Colosseo - This stop is the closest one to our office located in via della Polveriera 8. You can get off here to join your Colosseum Tour.
    • Circo Massimo - from there you can easily reach some point of interest in Rome like the Mouth of the Thruth or Trastevere Area on the opposite side of the river bank.
    • Piazza Venezia - Here you have the main Rome City Center hub. From there you can easily reach any place in the city center like near Capitole Hill or the Trajan's Market. but also the most significat places in the city center like Trevi Fountain or the Pantheon.
    • Castel Sant'Angelo
    • Vatican Museums
    • Via Veneto - Would you like to have an iconic memoruy of Rome don't miss the chance to take a picture on the Spanish Steps right close to this stop.
    • Piazza Barberini
    Attractions on the HOP ON-HOP OFF BUS ITINERARY:

    Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore / Colosseum / Circus Maximus / Bocca della Verita / Teatro di Marcello / Altare Della Patria / Museo dell'Ara Pacis

    Operates: The Hop On-Hop Off service is operating from 9:00 am to 6:30 pm. A complete Round Trip of Rome lasts about 2,5 hrs. However, you can join this service within the validity of your ticket (24,48,72 hrs). The validity of your ticket independently from the chosen option (24,48,72 hrs) is calculated from the validation of the ticket. Included in this itinerary 3h Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill guided tour.

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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.
    Return Details
    You may disembark at any of the available stops.
    • 3-h Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill guided tour
    • Small-group (max 25 pax)
    • Professional tour guide
    • Headset for the panoramic bus
    • Hop On-Hop Off Bus Ticket (according to the chosen option you'll have 24/48/72-hrs bus ticket)
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Bus ticket will be sent on your Viator extranet the day before your booking date.
    • Please remind that it is strictly required to print your bus tickets. No mobile tickets will be accepted on the Panoramic bus.
    • Panoramic Bus Ticket is valid for 24/48/72 hours from the first use.
    • For the Colosseum Tour customers have a mandatory meeting time stated 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time due to managing and organizational reasons.
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • To get inside the Colosseum it is used group ticket and not individual one. It cannot be asked just the ticket entrance.
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • You must have a valid photo ID to enter the Colosseum (student's ID, Driver License, Passport or State ID all work.) You will be asked to also provide your name, last name and date of birth (at the beginning of the tour, if not provided beforehand.) Security may prevent you from entering the site if the information provided is not accurate and/or don't match the one on your ID.
    • Child discount is applied only with a valid ID card
    • Please note that for safety reasons the Coliseum can accommodate up to 3.000 people at once. This could lead to delays in access to the site, even for pre-booked visitors.
    • The activity can suffer 20/30 min variation due to organizational resons
    • For security reasons all visitors and their luggage shall be screened.
    • To facilitate the security checks please insert any object (including mobile phone) in the bag/backpack or in the tray to be included in the X-ray
    • Forbidden objects inside the Colosseum: bottles and glasses containers, alcholic beverages and aerosols, backpacks, camping, bulky bags and luggage / trolley
    • Can be introduced medium and small size backpacks to shoulder, which must be checked, as any other bag, with metal detectors, opened and visually inspected by the Urbe Security Institute, responsible for the entrance inspection
    • Please notice that the Colosseum Administration, which depends on the Ministry of Cultural Assets and Activities has the faculty to close the Colosseum, or parts of it, with or without notice, for events, strikes, heavy rain, or any other reason. In which case, we will offer an alternative itinerary as it seems fit and offer a partial refund
    • No change on a booking can be accepted after 24hrs to the starting time of the tour. In that instance, no refund will be issued.
    • For the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund.
    • Not recommended for traveler with motor difficulties or walker users
    • We kindly inform you that any kind of disability (visual impairment, hearing impairment,... ) or anything that might prevent you to regularly join the tour, MUST BE communicate in advance to our staff.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    • English
    Good combo this - hop-on, hop-off & Colosseum tour, completely satisfied. Walking tour of Colosseum is highly recommended.Thanks you.
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    We purchased the 48 hr ticked with skip the line which worked well also added a guided tour for the vatican for 20€ which was worth it think it was better to buy the guided tour ticket when you validate your ticket at the vatican as when you are using the bus to get there you
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    Good to skip the line, buses great if busy and that was September, a bit more info from on board staff could have helped, but overall it was fine.
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    sometimes hard to find the bus stops not very well marked up i had to go to the forum to batch the bus and then see were the other stops where
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    About the operator
    By: Tour In Rome by Tour in the City
    3,491 reviews
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    lisa h
    Vacaville, California
    great guide
    Our guide was very knowledgable and this was an amazing experience. It is very crowded and we did skip the lines
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    New York City, New York
    Great tour - Don't miss it
    Wonderful trip. Leisurely pace. Katia the guide was great. She was knowledgeable and relaxed. Gave us 25
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    Richard S
    Western Ireland, Ireland
    Perfect Time
    Having skip the line tour works well with our plan for the day. Very informative and knowledgeable tour guide. We
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    Monday colosseum tour
    Great tour, great tour guide, got us through the crowds very efficiently. Full of great knowledge. Would highly
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    Great tour
    Great time, went with my kids 9,7,3. They loved it. So much to see but perfectly timed for kids attention span.
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    London, United Kingdom
    Incredible tour
    This was an incredible tour. Our tour guide Elizabeth was extremely knowledgable and made the experience
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    Excelent and very informative!
    We love ancient history, especially when it touches on biblical events. Our tour guide Giovanni did a phenominal
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    Diane P
    Peacehaven, United Kingdom
    Rome 4 nights
    Well what can I say, as my husband and I have a hectic work life we have decided to just have short breaks and our
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    Cincinnati, Ohio
    Amazing Inside Scoop of all of the Highlights of Rome
    This tour was better than we ever expected it to be. We toured Rome in January and were told that we needed skip
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    Great Tour!
    Me and my friend pre-booked this tour before arriving at Rome. We had a tour guide called George, he was amazing
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    Fantastic Tour
    Very interesting and enjoyable tour. Our guide Andy was very knowledgeable and personable, keeping those on the
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    Sunny Sussex
    Great tour
    Great organised tour and our guide (Lucia) was very informative. Good value for money and great way to experience
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    Michael S
    Cork, Ireland
    Highly Recommended
    I participated on this tour on January 15. Our guide Katja was exceptionally good, very knowledgeable, humourous,
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    Cagliari, Italy
    Amazing experience
    We had an around 3,5 h tour with Lucia - the best tour guide I’ve seen in quite a long tine - charismatic, funny,
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    Great tour
    Our guide Pina? was really good, friendly and informative! We had a nice amount of history and time to wander and
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