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Rome

Sightseeing, Attractions, Around Rome

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CITY TOURS in Rome

110 OPEN (sightseeing by bus) - Hop on hop off

Tickets: 20 EUR/adult, 12 EUR/child

Combined tickets (110 Open + Archeobus): 30 EUR/adult/2 days, 22 EUR/child/2 days

Schedule: 8:30-20:30

Frequency: 20 minutes

Stops: Stazione di Rome Termini - Via Nazionale - Colosseo - Bocca della Verita - Piazza Venezia - Corso Vittorio Emanuele II - Via della Conciliazione - Piazza Cavour - Piazza Augusto Imperatore - Via del Tritone - Via Veneto

Language: English, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, Chinese

 

ARCHEOBUS (sightseeing by bus) - Hop on hop off

Tickets: 15 EUR/adult, 10 EUR/child

Combined tickets (110 Open + Archeobus): 30 EUR/adult/2 days, 22 EUR/child/2 days

Schedule: 8:30-16:30

Frequency: 30 minutes

Stops: Stazione di Rome Termini - Piazza Venezia - Colosseo - Terme di Caracalla - Porta di San Sebastiano - Sede Parco Regionale Appia Antica - Valle della Caffarella - Catacombe di San Callisto - Catacombe di San Sebastiano - Cecilia Metella - Sant'Urbano - Capo di Bove - Stadio delle Terme - Bocca della Verita - Circo Massimo

Language: English, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, Chinese

 

GREEN LINE OPEN TOUR (sightseeing by bus) - Hop on hop off

Tickets: 20 EUR/adult/1day, 16 EUR/child/1 day, 30 EUR/adult/2 days, 24 EUR/child/2 days

Combined tickets (Open Tour + Hard Rock lunch): 31 EUR/1 day

Schedule: 9:00-16:00

Frequency: 25 minutes

Stops: Stazione di Rome Termini - Piazza Venezia - Colosseo - Circo Massimo - Isola Tiberina - San Pietro - Castel Sant'Angelo - Via Veneto - Piazza Barberini

Language: English, Italian

 

ROMA CHRISTIANA (sightseeing by bus) - Hop on hop off

Tickets: 16 EUR/adult, children free under 10 years old

Schedule: 8:30-19:30

Frequency: 40 minutes

Stops: Stazione di Rome Termini - Santa Maria Maggiore - San Giovanni in Laterano - San Clemente al Celio - San Pietro in Vincoli - SS. Cosma e Damiano - Santa Sabina all'Aventino - Santa Maria in Cosmedin - San Marco - Santa Maria ad Martyres/Pantheon - Santa Maria in Vallicella - San Pietro in Vaticano - Cancelleria Vaticana - Santa Maria in Aracoeli - Santi Apostoli - Santa Maria degli Angeli

Language: English, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, Polish, Portugese, Chinese

 

RIVER CRUISE (sightseeing by boat)

Cruise: 12 EUR/adult, 8 EUR/child

Cruise + Dinner (15 March-15 November Thursday-Saturday, 16 November-14 March Friday-Saturday 20:45): 54 EUR/adult, 30 EUR/child

Schedule: 10:00-18:10

Stops:

Sant’Angelo Bridge – Molo S. Angelo 

Tiberina Island- Molo Calata dell’Anguillara

Cavour Bridge – Molo Ponte Cavour 

Language: English, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Japanese

 

CITYTOUR BY BIKE

Routes: Panoramic Rome, City Center etc.

Price: 29 EUR/person

Schedule: October-May Tuesday, Saturday 9:30-13:30, June-September Tuesday 16:30-20:30, Saturday 9:30-13:30

 

RENT A BIKE OR SCOOTER IN ROME

Bike: 4 EUR/hour, 11 EUR/day, 52 EUR/week

Scooter: 6 EUR/hour, 19 EUR/day, 90 EUR/week

 

CITYTTOUR BY SEGWAY

Rental: 50-75 EUR/person

 

CITYTOUR BY TWO ENGINES AEROPLANE

Rome (20 minutes): 70 EUR/adult, 30% discount for children

Starting: Aeroporto dell'Urbe

 

CITYTOUR BY WALK

Themes: Jewish Ghetto, Catabombs, Wine Tour etc.

 

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ATTRACTIONS in Rome

BASILICA PAPALE DI SAN PIETRO

Opening hours: 7:00-18:00/19:00

Free entrance.

Free audience of Pope (every Wednesday morning).

Getting there: Metro A - Piazza Santa Maria delle Grazie or Bus Nr. 40

St. Peter's Basilica has the largest interior of any Christian church in the world, holding 60,000 people. It is the symbolic "Mother church" of the Catholic Church and is regarded as one of the holiest Christian sites. It has been described as "holding a unique position in the Christian world" and as "the greatest of all churches of Christendom".

 

MUSEI VATICANI - CAPPELLA SISTINA

Opening hours: Monday-Saturday 9:00-16:00

Sunday closed (except the last Sunday of every month, free entrance 9:00-12:30)

Tickets:

Musei Vaticani + Cappella Sistina: 15 EUR/adult, 8 EUR/child online tickets

Historical Museum and Papal Apartments of the Lateran Apostolic Palace: 5 EUR/adult, 2 EUR/child online tickets

Audio guide (English, Italian, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Chinese): 6 EUR

Free entrance last Sunday of every month 8:30-12:30

Getting there: Metro A - Piazza Santa Maria delle Grazie or Bus Nr. 40, 64

It is one of the most renowned and famous cultural institutions of the Holy See, known all over the world for its masterpieces that have been commissioned, collected and preserved in time by the Roman Pontiffs. Besides the great heritage of movable works of art, sculptures and paintings, exhibited in the galleries, the visit inside the Vatican Museums also includes very significant and artistically relevant places of the Vatican Apostolic Palace, such as the Niccolina Chapel containing the paintings of Beato Angelico, the Borgia Apartment decorated by Pinturicchio, the Rooms painted by Raphael and, naturally, the Sistine Chapel with the frescoes of the great masters of the fifteenth-century that come from Umbria and Tuscany and of Michelangelo.

 

AMFITEATRO FLAVIO COLOSSEO (+ Collis Palatium + Forum Romanum)

Opening hours: November-February 15., 8:30-16:30, February 15-March, 8:30-17:00/17:30, April-September 8:30-19:00/19:15, October 8:30-18:30

Tickets: 12 EUR/adult, children free under 18 years old

Audio guide (English, Italian, French, Spanish, German, Japanese, Russian, Chinese,

Arabic): 4,5 EUR

Getting there: Metro B - Colosseo

The Colosseum or Roman Coliseum, originally the Flavian Amphitheatre, is an elliptical amphitheatre in the center of the city of Rome, the largest ever built in the Roman Empire. It is one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and Roman engineering. Capable of seating 50,000 spectators, the Colosseum was used for gladiatorial contests and public spectacles.

 

CASTEL SANT'ANGELO

Opening hours: Tuesday-Sunday 9:00-19:00, Monday closed

(last addmission 1 hour before closing)

Getting there: Metro A - Lepanto

The Mausoleum of Hadrian, usually known as the Castel Sant'Angelo, is a towering cylindrical building in Rome, initially commissioned by the Roman Emperor Hadrian as a mausoleum for himself and his family. The building was later used as a fortress and castle, and is now a museum.

 

MUSEO E GALLERIA BORGHESE

Opening hours: Tuesday-Sunday 8:30-19:30, Monday closed

(last admission 30 minutes before closing)

Tickets: 8,5 EUR/adult, 2 EUR/child

Audio guide (English, French, German, Spanish, Italian): 5 EUR

Getting there: Metro A - Piazza di Spagna

The Borghese Gallery is an art gallery in Rome, Italy, housed in the former Villa Borghese Pinciana, a building that was from the first integral with its gardens, nowadays considered quite separately by tourists as the Villa Borghese gardens. The Galleria Borghese houses a substantial part of the Borghese collection of paintings, sculpture and antiquities, begun by Cardinal Scipione Borghese, the nephew of Pope Paul V (reign 1605–1621).

 

CATACOMBES

Opening hours: 9:00-12:00, 14:00-17:00 (except St. Agnes 18:00)

1. Catacombs of St. Agnes - Sunday morning and Monday afternoon closed

2. Catacombs of Priscilla - Monday closed

3. Catacombs of Domitilla - Tuesday closed

4. Catacombs of St. Sebastian - Sunday closed

5. Catacombs of St.Callixtus - Wednesday closed

Tickets: 8 EUR/adult, 5 EUR/child

The catacombs are the ancient underground cemeteries in the form of a labyrinth, used by the Christian and the Jewish communities, above all at Rome. In compliance with the Roman law, which forbade the burial of the dead within the city walls, all catacombs are located outside the city, along the great consular roads, generally in the immediate suburban area of that age.

 

PAPA REX RESTAURANT (dinner with live music, gladiators and show)

Dinner: 30-35 EUR/person

Getting there: Metro A - Piazza Santa Maria delle Grazie

TEMPLES OF ROME

SANTA MARIA IN COSMEDIN (Bocca della Verita - Mouth of Truth)

Opening hours: 9:00-13:00 and 14:30-18:00

Free entrance.

Getting there: Metro B - Circo Massimo

 

PANTHEON

Opening hours: Monday-Saturday 8:30-18:30, Sunday 9:00-18:00, public holidays 9:00-13:30 

Free entrance.

Getting there: Metro A - Piazza di Spagna

 

SAN PAOLO FUORI LE MURA

Opening hours: Monday-Friday 7:00-18:00, Saturday-Sunday 7:00-19:00

Free entrance.

Getting there: Metro B - San Paolo

 

SANTA MARIA DEL POPOLO

Nyitvatartás: hétfő-szombat 7:00-12:00 ÉS 16:00-19:00, vasárnap 7:30-13:30 és 16:30-19:30

Free entrance.

Getting there: Metro A - Flamino

 

BASILICA DI SANTA MARIA MAGGIORE

Nyitvatartás: hétfő-szombat 7:00-19:00

Free entrance.

Getting there: Metro B - Termini, Cavour

 

 

 

AROUND ROME

TIVOLI

Getting there: Cotral Bus from Ponte Mammolo station to Tivoli - 30 km, 1 hour - 5 EUR return or 

Train FS "Pescara Line" from Tiburtina station to Tivoli - 1 hour - 4,6 EUR/return

 

VILLA D'ADRIANA

Opening hours: from 9:00 to 1 hour before sunset

Tickets: 6,5 EUR/adult, free for children

Getting there: Bus Nr. 4 from train station

Hadrian’s Villais a UNESCO World Heritage Site near Tivoli (Rome) was built by Emperor Hadrian, starting from 117 A.D., as an imperial palace far away from the city of Rome. It is the most extensive ancient roman villa, covering an area of at least 80 hectares, more or less as Pompeii. The complex included palaces, several thermae, theatre, temples, libraries, state rooms and quarters for courtiers, praetorians and slaves.

 

VILLA D'ESTE

Opening hours: from 8:30 to 1,5 hours before sunset

Tickets: 6,5 EUR/adult, free for children

Audio guide (English, French, German, Spanish, Italian): 4 EUR

Fountain shows:

Fontana dell'Organo - 10:30-18:30, every 2 hour

Fontana della Civetta - 10:00-18:00, every 2 hour

Getting there: Taxi from train station

Villa d’Este, masterpiece of the Italian Garden, is included in the UNESCO world heritage list. With its impressive concentration of fountains, nymphs, grottoes, plays of water, and music, it constitutes a much-copied model for European gardens in the mannerist and baroque styles. The imposing constructions and the series of terraces above terraces bring to mind the hanging gardens of Babylon, one of the wonders of the ancient world.

 

VILLA GREGORIANA

Opening hours: 16 October-November and March Tuesday-Saturday 10:00-14:30, Sunday and public holidays 10:00-16:00, April-15 October Tuesday-Sunday 10:00-18:30, Monday closed

(last addmission 30 minutes before closing)

Tickets: 5 EUR/adult, 2,5 EUR/child

Getting there: Taxi from train station

Villa Gregoriana was created in 1835 by order of pope Gregory XVI following the umpteenth flooding of the Aniene. It was decided to reorder the river bed and to transform a beautiful, but dangerous site into a model of integration between nature and artistic invention.

OSTIA ANTICA

Getting there: Metro "B" to Piramide station and Train "Rome-Lido" to Ostia Antica - 30 km, 35-45 minutes - 2 EUR/return (normal metro ticket)

 

SCAVI DI OSTIA

Opening hours: November-February 8:30-17:00, March and October 8:30-18:00, April-September 8:30-19:00

Tickets: 6,5 EUR/adult, free for children

Ostia Antica is a large archeological site that was the harbour city of ancient Rome, which is approx. 30 kilometers northeast of the site. "Ostia" in Latin means "mouth". The site is noted for the excellent preservation of its ancient buildings and magnificent frescoes.

CASTEL GANDOLFO - SUMMER RESIDENCE OF POPE

Getting there: Train from Termini station to Castel Gandolfo - 30 km, 40 minutes - 3,8 EUR/return

 

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