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Vacations in Rome

If Romans believe one lifetime is not enough, then vacations in Rome can only touch the surface. This Eternal City will surprise and delight you at every turn, giving you the appetite to visit time and time again.

Discover the tales behind the Roman Forum and the Coliseum, find a space on the Spanish steps and throw a coin into the Trevi Fountain. Listen intently to the knowledgeable guides at the Vatican City, who have a wealth of information to share. Or equally as satisfying time can be spent in the exclusive Via Borgognona, shopping along Via Condotti and people watching from a café on the Piazza Navona.

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Must sees in Rome

Skip The Line – Vatican Museum tickets

Pre-book and skip the long entrance queues for the Vatican Museum. Your ticket will be pre-booked and pre-paid for fast, hassle-free entry. After skipping the line, you can explore the Vatican Museums at your leisure, including the famous Sistine Chapel and Raphael's Rooms. These special Vatican tickets include the standard ticket price plus fast-track access fee, giving you priority entry to the world-famous Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel.

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Skip The Line – Ancient Rome and Colosseum Half-Day Walking Tour

Take a small group walking tour of Ancient Rome's major sights and skip the queues for the Coliseum and Palatine Hill. Perfect for first-time visitors, this guided morning tour is the ideal introduction to Ancient Rome, leaving you with the afternoon free to explore at your leisure. Several major sites are covered in just three hours, and you'll receive enlightening insights into Rome's millennia of history as you stroll, without wasting time queuing.

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Rome Hop-On Hop-Off Double Decker Bus Tour

Explore Rome at your own pace on an extensive hop-on hop-off itinerary through the heart of Rome. The buses are open-top, which allows you to enjoy full 360-degree panoramic views as you travel along your route. Choose a 24-hour or 48-hour ticket and make use of all the stops. The buses are equipped with a personalised throwaway audio system, which functions in six different languages. There is also an English and Italian speaking host onboard each bus to assist with any queries.

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Naples and Pompeii Day Trip from Rome

Discover history, art and archaeology on this fascinating day trip to Naples and Pompeii. On your full-day tour from Rome you'll travel to Pompeii, where Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D. Combine Naples' historic sights with lunch and sightseeing. Enjoy a two-hour walking tour of the ancient city of Pompeii with a local guide. A thrilling archaeological journey unfolds as you walk through the ancient ruins of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Skip The Line – Vatican In One Day

Vatican City's most comprehensive introduction, combining two walking tours to see Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel, Gallery of Maps, Raphael's Rooms, St. Peter's Basilica and the most important Basilicas of the Vatican - including Santa Maria Maggiore, Saint John Lateran and St. Paul, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This is the only Vatican City tour that incorporates all of the Basilicas along with the Vatican Museums to ensure you see everything in one single day. Groups are small, meaning that you'll receive personalised attention from your guide.

 

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When best to visit?

Prepare for the weather before your Rome holiday

Average seasonal temperatures°C/°F
  • 11°Jan
  • 13°Feb
  • 15°Mar
  • 19°Apr
  • 23°May
  • 28°Jun
  • 30°Jul
  • 30°Aug
  • 26°Sep
  • 22°Oct
  • 16°Nov
  • 13°Dec
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
  • 71
  • 62
  • 57
  • 51
  • 46
  • 37
  • 15
  • 21
  • 63
  • 99
  • 129
  • 93
Average daily sunshine (hours)
  • 4
  • 4
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 11
  • 10
  • 8
  • 6
  • 4
  • 4

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