Meet the Pope
( 4 days • 3 nights )
ROME, VATICAN CITY
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Visiting Rome and the magnificent monuments of this ancient city, is already a magical experience itself, but having the chance to be in the Italian Capital, and taking part to a Papal audience in the beautiful frame of the Vatican City, would be a long-life memory, besides to an incredibile experience.
With this amazing package you can combine art, religion, culture, history and tradition, in one and only experience. This extensive tour will give you an excellent opportunity to see, feel and touch perhaps the most astonishing structures in town.
First of all the unbelievable Vatican City: the world’s smallest sovereign state with one of the richest art collection in the world acquired throughout the centuries by the Popes, and one of the most sacred places in Christendom. At its centre, the St Peter’s Basilica, with its double colonnade and the well-know circular square in front, bordered by palaces and gardens. The basilica, erected over the tomb of St Peter the Apostle, is the largest religious building in the world, fruit of the combined genius of Bramante, Raphael, Michelangelo, Bernini and Maderno: a real art triumph!
Besides art & culture, also the chance to meet the Pope himself, and attend a very deep and touching moment, as its weekly audience on Wednesday morning.
The package is completed then from a walk through the historical center and the heart of ancient Rome, going through its monuments and its beauty, focusing on the story of its greatness. A visit to the other two symbols of this amazing city can’t be missed: the Roman Forum and the breathtaking Colisuem.
Highlights of the Package:
Visiting the Vatican City, taking part to a Pope audition, and the amazing Coliseum
4 DAYS TOUR
ARRIVAL DAY: Welcome to Rome!
Our english speaking assistant will wait for the Guests with the nominal sign inside the costum area, to help them with the luggage and to make them feeling comfortable from the first moment in town!
Transfer service with private transportation from Fiumicino Airport to hotel included.
Accomodation for 3 nights on a double room basis breakfast, in Hotel centrally located in Rome, included.
City tax not included and to be paid on the spot.
Freem time at disposal of the Guests.
Half day walking tour in the heart of Rome: Coliseum and Imperial Forums
After a resting night in hotel and a rich italian breakfast, Let’s start your Roman experience by visiting one of the most world-around famous symbols of the city: the Coliseum. Our expert english speaking guide, will guide you discovering all the secrets of the largest amphitheater of the ancient world, telling you about the hundreds legends that have passed through this incredibile site along the decades. Here you can touch with your hands the field that saw many gladiators and fierce animals challenging each other unto death for the pleasure of the Emperors and the cheering audiences.
The tour continues through what was then the heart of Ancient Rome, the Forum, visiting the Senate House, where the destiny of Rome and most of the Western world, was decided. Then we’ll reach the Arch of Titus, which commemorates the Emperor’s victory over Jerusalem in 72 A.D and finally admire the Arch of Constantine, commemorating the conversion of pagan Rome to Christianity. We will visit also the Imperial Palaces on top of the palatine Hill, one of the historical seven hills, where Romulus founded the ancient city of Rome.
Our tour ends in Piazza Venezia to admire the huge marble monument dedicated to King Victor Emmanuel II, built at the end of the past century.
The Tour includes:
- private transportation with pick in hotel, and return
- private english speaking local guide
- tickets for Coliseum and Imperial Forums with skip the line entrance
Free time after tour at disposal of the Guests.
Papal Audience and Classical Rome walking tour
In the morning, after breakfast, meet the assistant in the hotel lobby to start the second day of this roman break. You will reach together the Vatican City, with the amazing Piazza San Pietro, to take part to the Papal weekly audience, an incredibile and touching experience which is one of the higlights of this tour. Enjoy the holy atmosphere and the good wibes of a square full of love and faith.
After the audience, you have some free time for lunch and relax.
In the afternoon the tour will continue with a a visit to the Vatican Museum and the S.Peter Basilica.
This extensive tour will give you an excellent opportunity to see, feel and touch one of the most astonishing structure in the entire world. The Vatican City is the world’s smallest sovereign state with one of the richest art collections in the world acquired throughout the centuries by the Popes. The Vatican Museums are divided into different sections, with more than 5 miles of corridors in different artistic styles: the Candelabra Gallery, the Tapestry Gallery and the Geographical Map Gallery, where you will also have glimpses of the Pope’s exquisite gardens. You will visit the world-renowned Sistine Chapel, completely decorated with frescos made by Michelangelo. Once a private chapel for the Popes, it is still used as the Conclave for Papal Elections. The visit includes the private room of Pope Giulio II, completely decorated by the painter Raffaello. The tour will continue inside the Basilica of St. Peter, the largest in the world, with its astonishing masterpieces of art such as the “Pietà” by Michelangelo.
After the tour, free time at disposal of the Guests.
The Tour includes:
- private transfer from/to the Hotel
- private English speaking assistant for tickets delivery for the Papal Audience
- entrance tickets for Papal Audience
- private english speaking local guide for Vatican City & St. Peter Basilica’s visit
- entrance tickets skip the line with skip the line reservation
Private transfer to Fiumicino airport, and end of our services.
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This package includes:
- Accomodation in Hotel with breakfast included, on a double room basis
- Private transfer to and from the airport
- Meet & Great on arrival inside Custom area
- 2 Half day Walking Tours with private guide
- Entrance tickets with skip the line reservation to Vatican Museum, St. Peter Basilica, Coliseum and Roman Forum
- Entrance tickets to weekly Papal Audience, with tickets delivery in Hotel
Not included in the package:
- City tax to be paid on spot
- Meals (except breakfast)
- Everything not mentioned above
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