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Three days in Rome & Vatican City

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Rome, a city full of ancient ruins but bursting with life.

3 Days
Culture
Outdoor
Food
History
Architecture
Art
Shopping
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It is little wonder that Rome receives so many visitors, it is utterly unique. Awash with endless historical treasures, awe-inspiring art and pretty piazzas, the former heart of the mighty Roman Empire is one of the world’s most charismatic cities.

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Itinerary Highlights

  • The Colosseum, symbolising the power and drama of ancient Rome
  • The sacred art and treasures inside the Vatican Museums, including the Sistine Chapel
  • The Vatican's epic showpiece church, St Peter's Basilica
  • The lanes and hidden piazzas harbouring bars, cafes and restaurants in Trastevere
  • Retracing the footsteps of the great figures in Roman history at the remains of the Roman Forum

Discover the Itinerary

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  • Day 1

    • TRAVELHome to Leonardo da Vinci International Airport
      Leonardo da Vinci International Airport (FCO), Via dell'Aeroporto di Fiumicino, Fiumicino, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
    • ACTIVITYPiazza della Madonna dei Monti
      Piazza della Madonna dei Monti, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
    • ACTIVITYArch of Constantine
      Arch of Constantine, Via di San Gregorio, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
    • ACTIVITYPalatine Hill
      Palatine Hill, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
    • ACTIVITYRoman Forum
      Roman Forum, Via della Salara Vecchia, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
    • ACTIVITYNight Colosseum Tour
      Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
  • Day 2

    • ACTIVITYExplore Trastevere
      Trastevere, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
    • ACTIVITYPonte Garibaldi (views)
      Ponte Garibaldi, Ponte Garibaldi, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
    • ACTIVITYPonte Sant'Angelo (views)
      Ponte Sant'Angelo, Ponte Sant'Angelo, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
    • ACTIVITYVatican Museums
      Vatican Museums, Vatican City
    • ACTIVITYSt Peter's Square
      St Peter's Square, Vatican City
    • ACTIVITYSt Peter's Basilica
      St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, Vatican City
  • Day 3

    • ACTIVITYThe Pantheon
      Pantheon, Piazza della Rotonda, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
    • ACTIVITYTrevi Fountain
      Trevi Fountain, Piazza di Trevi, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
    • ACTIVITYWonder at Quirinale Palace
      Palazzo del Quirinale, Piazza del Quirinale, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
    • FOODGelato - Verde Pistacchio
      Verde Pistacchio Roma, Via Nazionale, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
    • ACTIVITYSpanish Steps
      Spanish Steps, Piazza di Spagna, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
    • ACTIVITYPiazza del Popolo
      Piazza del Popolo, Piazza del Popolo, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
    • ACTIVITYMAXXI - National Museum of 21st Century Art
      MAXXI - National Museum of 21st Century Art, Via Guido Reni, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
    • TRAVELLeonardo da Vinci International Airport to Home
      Leonardo da Vinci International Airport (FCO), Via dell'Aeroporto di Fiumicino, Fiumicino, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy