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  • Explore Rome on a fun and flexible City Roma hop-on, hop-off bus tour
  • Hop on and off at any of the 10 stops on 2 routes and explore the city at your own leisurely pace
  • Enjoy audio commentary in 13 languages and the services of a friendly guide on board the bus
  • See attractions like Colosseum, Circo Massimo, Roman Forum, the Pantheon, the Vatican Museum, Trevi Fountain & more!
  • Enjoy skip-the-line admission to the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica
  • See captivating sites like Raphael's Rooms, Gallery of the Maps and Bramante's Pinecone Courtyard
  • Admire the masterpieces of Michelangelo, Raphael, Leonardo da Vinci, Titian and Caravaggio
  • Visit the Sistine Chapel to see Michelangelo's The Creation of Adam ceiling fresco
  • Overview

    Embark on a lively Rome hop-on, hop-off tour and enjoy priority access to the Vatican Museums with this fabulous saver combo!

    Explore Rome the affordable and convenient way on a fun and flexible Rome hop-on, hop-off tour! Hop on and off at any of the 10 stops and visit attractions of your choice. Enjoy audio commentary in 13 languages and see attractions like the Colloseum, Circo Massimo, Roman Forum, the Pantheon and the Trevi Fountain!

    Enjoy skip-the-line access to the Vatican Museums, boasting artistic and historical treasures by some of the world's greatest artists. Admire the works of Michelangelo, Raphael, Leonardo da Vinci, Titian and Caravaggio and don’t miss out on seeing the Sistine Chapel, with Michelangelo's renowned frescoes!

    Download the tour route map and timetable

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    City Roma Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: 24 hours.
    Vatican Museums: As long as you wish.

    Start time

    City Roma Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour:
    From 11 June to 30 September: 8:30am to 10:30pm (approximately), every 20-25 minutes
    From 1 October to 1 March: 8:30am to 6:40pm (approximately), every 20-25 minutes
    From 2 March to 10 June: 8:30am to 8:30pm (approximately), every 20-25 minutes
    1 loop takes 1 hour and 35 minutes (approx.)
    Vatican Museums: Monday – Saturday: 9am – 6pm (Ticket office closes at 4pm).
    Sunday: Closed except the last Sunday of each month: 9am – 2pm. (Ticket office closes at midday, 12:30pm).

    Meeting Point

    City Roma Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: You can hop on the bus at any of the stops.
    Vatican Museums: Savelli Shop - Piazza Pio XII n°1/2

    Ending Point

    City Roma Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: You can hop off the bus at any of the stops.
    Vatican Museums: Same as the start point.


    City Roma Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour:

    Hop on the bus at any of the 10 stops to start the tour. Explore the vibrant city of Rome on blue open top buses and visit popular Rome attractions at your own leisurely pace. Your ticket grants you unlimited use, meaning you can hop-on and hop-off the bus as many times as you like, at any of the designated stops!

    Hop on and off at any of the well-placed stops and see attractions of your choice. You also have the option of simply sitting back and experiencing the charms of the city from the bus. The hop-on, hop-off tour is the perfect solution to sightseeing on a budget.

    With convenience of travel, easy and comfortable commute and no parking woes- a Rome hop-on, hop-off tour is the best way to explore the city at your own pace.

    A hostess will be on board to answer all your queries. You can also enjoy informative audio commentary in 13 languages as you drive past iconic attractions and popular sites.

    You can hop off the bus at any of the stops to end the tour.

    Skip-the-Line Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel:

    Reach the meeting point on your own. Enjoy skip-the-line admission to the Vatican Museums and save time by avoiding the long lines.

    Admire one of the world’s greatest art collections at the Vatican Museums and explore 7 kms of halls and corridors full of invaluable art. Spend time studying the Egyptian mummies, the Etruscan bronzes, ancient busts, classics by old masters as well as modern paintings. Highlights include the spectacular collection of classical statuary in the Museo Pio-Clementino, a suite of rooms frescoed by Raphael, and the Michelangelo-painted Sistine Chapel.

    See Michelangelo’s frescoes in the Sistine Chapel. Every corner of the chapel is decorated; with mosaics on the floor and intricate frescoes on the wall painted by the early Renaissance artists. Feast your eyes by looking at the luminous paintings on the ceiling and behind the altar painted by Michelangelo.

    After the Vatican Museums visit, you can continue sightseeing on your own.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Rome hop-on, hop-off bus tour
    • Skip-the-line admission to the Vatican Museums
    • Audio commentary in 13 languages - Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Korean, Russian, Portuguese, Hindi, Arabic and Dutch
    • Free WIFI on board
    • Multilingual audio headset


    • Food
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Please note

    Voucher Information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Rome is a functioning capital city and therefore political events, demonstrations and celebrations can disrupt the route at any time, especially during summer and at weekends. We suggest you to check the official website for the operational hours of all the attractions before your visit as it keeps changing according to the season or as per attraction authorities.

    City Roma Hop-on, Hop-off Tour:
    Due to the nature of the ancient streets of Rome it is not always possible for the stops to drop you at the attraction, however they are planned to be as close as possible.

    The itinerary for the tour may change on Sundays and Public Holidays (especially Easter). These changes are beyond our control and imposed without notice by the local Rome Municipality Authority. Stops affected frequently include Colosseum, Circus Maximus and Trevi. All attractions continue to open; however, traffic will be restricted. It is very easy to walk to any attractions from alternative routes. All changes will be identified on the day of travel. Please check with the host/hostess onboard for more details.

    Vatican Museums:
    You can visit the Vatican Museum on your preferred date. When you exchange your voucher, please inform the guide/hostess what day you would like to visit the attraction.

    Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel Ticket is valid for entry only from Monday to Saturday.

    A special dress code is required to enter the Vatican Museums and Saint Peter’s Basilica. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women. This dress code is strictly enforced and you will be refused entry if you fail to comply with dress code requirements.

    Click here to check the opening and closing days of Vatican Museum

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Customer Reviews
    • Very nice experience the problem was the Italian Tour this day so we could not stop in all the stations...

      Good no issues.......

      Ramiro Blanch, Chile, 07/Jun/2018
    • Music in between talking points would be nice.

      Linda Harper, United States, 16/Sep/2018