There are certainly many things to see and know about the eternal city of Rome, with its thousands of monuments and attractions. Some would say that a lifetime is not enough to discover every corner and aspect of this destination, but we will try our best with our daily tour in Rome from Florence!
A day tour from Florence by train to visit Rome and its attractions
We offer you the opportunity to explore some of the most famous and fascinating attractions of the city with a unique tour of Rome from Florence. This tour will focus on the marvelous Vatican and its monuments, the interesting Vatican Museums, the stunning Sistine Chapel or the gorgeous St. Peter Basilica, but also other treasures of Vatican City.
The tour of Vatican from Florence will begin with a train ride from the charming Florence.
Take a train to Rome and admire the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica
You will arrive in Rome by train in the morning. You will catch the train from Santa Novella Station in Florence, where you will be assisted from our staff. Once in Rome, you will get by your own to the Vatican City and you will meet with our local expert guide, ready to start your incredible tour. Your guide will take you to the Vatican Museums, for an unforgettable journey into the history of art. As one of the richest and most interesting museums in the world, you will have the opportunity to admire and learn more about some amazing painting and sculpture masterpieces, but also religious art.
The highlight of the Vatican Museums tour is the Sistine Chapel, where visitors have the unforgettable chance to admire the masterpiece of Michelangelo, especially the impressive Last Judgment paintings. The guide will also lead you to other areas of the museum to admire other famous artworks, like the Pio-Clementino halls for the Laocoon or the Apollo Belvedere, the Tapestries, the Maps Galleries and others.
Enjoy some free time in the afternoon to visit Rome as you prefer
The next stop in this inspiring tour of Vatican and Rome from Florence will be inside the Saint Peter Basilica, one of the most recognized religious edifice in the world. After admiring the exterior architecture, the guide will present the famous sculpture of Michelangelo, La Pietà. This is considered among the most beautiful sculptures in the world and for good reason. You will also have time to admire the other marvels of the basilica, including the Baldachin Altar by Bernini and others.
This magnificent experience in Vatican City will conclude with the Colonnade of St. Peter Square, but the tour can continue in Rome at your free will. You can explore the city with your one day metro pass and discover the other attractions of the city, like the Coliseum, the Pantheon, Fontana di Trevi, the Roman Forum and so many more.
After your day in Rome, you will take the train back to Florence.
Other tours to visit Rome, the eternal city, and the Vatican city state
If you are thinking of visiting Rome for more time than a single day, ItalyXP offers several other ways to explore the masterpieces of Roman historical center, like the Tour on Vintage Fiat 500, for those who want to experience Rome on board a car that is a symbol of Italy; moreover, if you want to visit the city of the Vatican, with a private tour in the Basilica of San Pietro and Vatican Museums, ItalyXP offers a complete tour of the beauties of the smallest state in the world.