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ROME CITY BREAK - 3DAYS/2NIGHTS

From EUR 199

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A short stay in Rome in which you will get to know the top attractions of Rome, the eternal city, . We will arrange your accomodation and tours so you will not miss out on anything. Once you book with us, we will send you a more detailed program about the accommodation and the itinerary.

In this 3 days 2 nights, you will have plenty of time to wander the city, learn about the ancient history of the Romans, try some typical Roman cuisine and lots more. We arrange everything for you to lay back and embrace the authentic Italian culture , you won’t have a strict schedule or a tour guide to follow 24/7. We are going to provide you useful tips,  suggestions on what to do, eat and see on your free time.

This tour includes a guided visit to the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel and another one to the Colosseum, both 2hr long with specialized licended tour guides. You can let us know which of our available schedules works best for you. The accomodation is of course, figured out as well and it is in Rome’s city center, close to Termini Station.

You only have to select your favorite departure date and we will take care of the rest!

 

Day 1: ROME

Check in one of our partner hostels in the historical center of Rome. Feel free to grab some maps and directions to the major sites from your accommodation and wander in the famous streets of the Eternal city. The Spanish steps, the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon will be just at the stone's throw. Don't forget to throw a coin in the Trevi fountain and make a wish!

In the evening you will be free to have dinner in any of the recommended restaurants for some local food or grab something quick on the way back to the hostel and have some drinks at the hostel bar.

 Day 2: ROME - The Vatican, Colosseum & Roman forum

It's a busy day ahead of you. Join our 2h walking tour with our licensed local guide of the Colosseum and Roman Forum starting at 9:00am. You will be fascinated by the history of this amaizing city full of tales about the gladiators, the senators and the Romans.

After lunch get down to the Vatican for an informative 2h walking tour of the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican museums. You will finally see with your own eyes where the Pope leaves and the famous St. Peter's Basilica.

After the tour you will be free to explore the city by yourself and do some souvenir shopping.

Day 3: ROME

On the third day unfotunately you will have to check out by 10am, however feel free to store your bags in the luggage room of the hostel and finish checking out the last monuments of Rome or ...  join our trip down the Amalfi Coast.

 

DETAILS:

CHECK IN Every Tuesday - Thursday - Sunday
NIGHTS 2
ADD AN EXTRA NIGHT If you wish to stay longer in Rome, add an extra night to your booking
ACCOMMODATION TYPE 6/8 bed dorm in a  hostel located in the centre of Rome
PRICE from € 199pp
NOTE please inform us in advance about the time of your arrival in Rome

INCLUDED

- 2 nights accommodation in one of our partner hostel and Budget hotels centrally located
- Guided walking tour of the Colosseum and the Roman forum
- Entry tickets to the Colosseum and Roman forum
- Guided walking tour of the Vatican museums including the Sistine chapel
- Entry tickets to the Vatican museum

 

WHY NOT GOING 4 DAYS DOWN THE AMALFI COAST?

STAYING AN EXTRA NIGHT IN ROME?

Take a day tour to Naples and Pompeii departing every Saturday and Wednesday at 9:30am or a trip to Tuscany to enjoy the rolling hills and the wonderful wine.

 

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DETAILED ITINERARY

DAY 1: WELCOME TO ROME

Check in is until 15:00, but don’t worry if you arrive earlier than that, once you get there, you can leave all of your belongings in the luggage room of the accomodation. Any time after 15:00, you will be welcomed by the staff and lead to the room where you’ll be staying for the following days. Ask the reception for a map of Rome and feel free to ask them for suggestions depending on what you want to do. You’ll have a free evening in which you could visit a typical Trattoria romana, walk through the Via dei Fori Imperiali and finish in the Colisseum, the iconic symbol of rome, make your way to a the Trevi Fountain and admire it lighted up during night while making a wish and throwing your coin, or just relax in your accomodation’s bar.

DAY 2: A DAY FULL OF SIGHTSEEING

Wake up and drink a coffee for absorbing all the information you’ll be about to learn. Walking tour of the Colisseum starting at 9:00.  Meet in the information point in Via Dei Forim Imperiali (precise instructions will be provided prior to the tour) with your licensed tour guide of the Colisseum and Roman Forum and the rest of the participants of the tour. With a skype-the line access, you’ll start with  the visit of the Colisseum, the most important amphitheatre, stage of the fights between gladiators. It will proceed to the Roman Forum, the area of Roman lifestyle, where you will admire basilicas, temples and publc areas from back in time. From here, you will continue towards the Capitoline Hill, the center of political and religious activities in Rome.

Finish the tour approximately at 11:30.

From 11:30 till 2:00, you have some free time to eat lunch, and do whatever you want to do before starting your way towards the Vatican. Meet in Via Sebastiano Veniero, 21, at 2:30. Your guided tour of the Vatican will start here, where you will meet the licensed and expert tour guide and the rest of the participants taking a part of the tour. This guided tour will start with skip the line access for entering the Vatican museums. Once here, you will be guided towards the main pieces of art hosted in this world famous museum. You will continue towards the Sistine Chapel, where you will finally get to see the famous and unique frescoes of Michelangelo, and last but not least, you will continue towards St. Peter’s Basilica, where you are going to be  free to explore at your own, buy a ticket for climbing  the dome, or just admiring St. Peter’s square. Tour will finish approximately at 5:30. From this point onwards you have free time to relax or go to discover some more attractions of Rome.

DAY 3: BYE BYE ROME or EXTEND YOUR STAY

Last day. Unfortunately, the check out from your accomodation needs to take place at 10:00 at last. However, you can also keep your luggage in the storage room till you are ready for taking it away with you. Otherwise,  If you think you will need more time to properly get to know this Eternal City, book an extra night with us and have an extra day.

You can also book our 4 DAY AMALFI COAST TOUR departing from Rome and head South of Italy for getting to know some of the most amazing destinations including Capri, Naples, Pompeii, Amalfi, Positano, Sorrento or simply join our DAY TOUR TO NAPLES & POMPEII.

 

Included in the price:

- 2 nights accommodation in one of our partner hostel centrally located
- Welcome pack with info about the city and a map of Rome
- Assistance at check in of one of our team - Guided walking tour of the Colosseum and the Roman forum
- Entry tickets to the Colosseum and Roman forum
- Guided walking tour of the Vatican museums including the Sistine chapel
- Entry tickets to the Vatican museum

 

Not included:

- Breakfast
- City Tax: € 2 per person per night to pay at check in. Starting from April 1st 2012 all clients staying in any hotels/ hostels / campsites in Italy have to pay a city tax. The fee is COMPULSORY and MUST be paid DIRECTLY in hotel in cash.
- Meals
- Anything which is not specified in the inclusions


Transportation from and to the airport Fiumicino of Rome

By train
The Leonardo Express is the direct train that serves the route between the airport and the centre of the city of Rome every 30 minutes.

- Trains from Termini depart from the track 24 on the right. Ticket costs euro 11, available at the counter as well as the Termini news stand. Tickets sold at the departure platform are more expensive. Get your ticket stamped in a yellow validation machine just before using it. Ticket expires 90 minutes after validation.
The ultramodern train Leonardo Express,  covers the distance in 30 minutes.
There is also the possibility to use the older technology city’s metropolitan train that has a correspondence with the Metro. The metropolitan train FM1 links the airport of Rome with the regions Roma Tiburtina, Fara Sabina, Poggio Mirteto and Orte.
The Metropolitan train leaves from the track on the left but does not stop at Termini. Get off at Tiburtina Station or at Ostiense Station to connect to the Rome Metro.

By Terravision Shuttle Bus
The bus line Terravision Shuttle Bus serves the route between the airport and the central station of Rome, Termini.
70 minutes, 5 stops, 7 services a day.
 

Transportation from and to the airport Ciampino of Rome

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Highlights

  • 3 days in the Italian capital
  • Visit some of world's famous monuments
  • Be admire by the stateliness of San Peter's church
  • Immerse yourself in the Roman culture
  • Take milions of photos of the Colosseum, throw a coin into the Trevi fountain, eat gelato while admiring the Pantheon.

 

Route

  1. Roma