7. Rome: Hop-On Hop-Off Tour + Colosseum, Forum & Palatine Hill
Experience the best of Rome with a 24-hour open-top hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus taking you through the Eternal City and its major highlights. Hop off and explore at your own pace, plus receive admission to the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill.
Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Tour
While aboard the bus, listen to engaging audio commentary in 9 languages to learn about Rome’s long and rich history. When hopping off, continue the adventure by taking advantage of the complimentary digital, self-guided walking tours.
Explore the Vatican first, passing Castel Sant’Angelo en route to St. Peter’s Square to take in awe-inspiring views of St. Peter’s Basilica. Discover Barberini Square and the iconic Spanish Steps before taking a stroll nearby to soak in the stunning beauty of Trevi Fountain.
Big Bus Rome Red Route:
• Termini Station• Santa Maria Maggiore• Colosseum• Circo Massimo• Piazza Venezia• Vatican / Castel Sant’Angelo• Spanish Steps• Piazza Barberini
Enjoy the included access to the Colosseum, an amphitheater built during the Roman Empire that entertained Romans for over 500 years.
Explore the site and use the audio guide to hear tales of exotic animal exhibitions, prisoner executions, ancient battle recreations, and most famously, the fierce gladiator fights.
Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
Visit the Roman Forum, the birthplace of Ancient Rome, and explore what was once the heart of the Empire.
Learn how the Forum was the central point of Ancient Rome’s politics, religion, and culture. See where Romans voted in their elections, watched trials, and gathered to hear speeches.
Explore Palatine Hill, which was once the high-society neighborhood of Ancient Rome’s grand elite. Explore the ruins that Roman emperors and aristocrats once called home.