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Rome: Hop-on Hop-off Bus & Vatican Museums Ticket

4.1 / 5

15 reviews

Activity provider: Sightseeing Experience

Rome: Hop-on Hop-off Bus & Vatican Museums Ticket

Activity provider: Sightseeing Experience

From US$ 65.25 per person

Explore Rome at your own pace with a 24 or 48-hour hop-on hop-off ticket for an open-top bus. Enjoy skip-the-line entrance to the Vatican Museums, allowing fast-track entrance to the most comprehensive art collection in the world.

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Duration 2 days
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Skip the line through a separate entrance


  • Skip the notoriously long lines to the Vatican Museums
  • Discover Rome's main imperial sites from the hop-on hop-off bus
  • Hop-off at the Trevi Fountain and toss a coin in the water
  • Marvel at art by Michelangelo, including the frescoes of the Sistine Chapel
  • Admire the ornate, Baroque-style palace at Piazza Barberini
Full description

Discover Rome at your own pace with a combined 24 or 48-hour ticket for the official hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus, and a skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Vatican Museums in the Vatican City. Have fast-track entry to the Vatican Museums which means more time exploring the world’s most extensive collection of art, and less time waiting in the famously long lines. Once inside, wander the galleries at your own pace, and see masterpieces of art by celebrated artists such as Michelangelo, Raphael, and more. Marvel at the frescoes of the Sistine Chapel, and see ancient cartography in the Hall of Maps. Go to the Pinecone Courtyard and the Gallery of Candelabras. From the open-top bus, you will enjoy privileged views of the Eternal City’s main sights, including the Spanish Steps, Colosseum, and Imperial Forum. Why not throw a coin in the Trevi Fountain or sip an authentic Italian coffee in Piazza Navona – the choice is yours. Hop on or off at any of the stops listed below: • Via Marsala • Santa Maria Maggiore • Colosseo • Circo Massimo • Piazza Venezia • Vaticano • Fontana di Trevi • Piazza Barberini

  • Skip-the-line entrance to the Vatican Museums
  • 24 or 48-hour hop-on hop-off bus ticket
  • WIFI onboard the buses
  • Food and drink
  • Entrance fees to all other attractions
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants are required to bring and wear FFP2 masks. Blue surgical masks will not be accepted

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • The Vatican Museums are open Monday to Saturday from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, and closed Sundays and on all religious holidays
Customer reviews

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4.1 /5

based on 15 reviews

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Sara was a fantastic guide, we had a problem and she sorted out for us nothing was too much for her. I would definitely recommend this hop-on hop-off for Rome. Top make sure that if you're going to the Vatican you catch the bus within 2 hours of your actual tour time

June 2, 2022

very good understanding of our problems

Broken down on June 24, we were able to postpone our visit to June 25 and 26. The visit scheduled for the Vatican on June 26 could not be carried out because there was a transport strike that day and we were in assistance accommodation 20 km away. from rome what a shame

July 2, 2015

Very nice activity despite an extremely dense crowd in the Vatican.

A big thank you to our guide Sergio, an extremely competent gentleman who allowed us to appreciate what we saw in a very beautiful way, particularly at La Chapelle Sistine!

May 8, 2016

Product ID: 50718