Take advantage of our amazing one day tour of Rome from Florence, presenting the best attractions that the eternal city has to offer. Discover the highlights of Vatican City with St. Peter Basilica and the Sistine Chapel. Visit the Coliseum and the Roman Forum and explore Rome in one day!
Join our amazing journey to the eternal city of Rome with a once in a lifetime tour of Rome from Florence, exploring this best attractions of the city and discovering its unique character and atmosphere.
Rome is one of those cities that has to be visited at least once in a lifetime, boasting one of the richest and most fascinating cultural and historical heritage in the world. A one day tour of Rome from Florence is the perfect opportunity to admire the landmarks of the city and see everything it has to offer.
This exquisite experience in Rome will start with a pleasant train ride from Florence Santa Maria Novella train station, in which our staff will assist you before your departure. Once in Rome, you will reach on your own the wonderful Vatican City, where you will meet your professional guide in Rome and begin the adventure of your life through the streets of the city.
One day is usually not enough to discover all that this magnificent city has to offer, but we have created the perfect short tour of the best of Rome from Florence, including all of its most impressive and inspiring highlights. The first part of the tour will explore Vatican City, this small state that represents the core of the Catholic religion, but also a unique cultural destination.
The tour of Vatican, will begin in the best way possible, thanks to your skip the line entrance tickets. The tour will include its most fascinating attractions: the Sistine Chapel with the stunning masterpiece of Michelangelo, continuing through the Vatican Museums with the statue of Laocoon and his Sons, Apollo Belvedere and others, then proceeding to visit St. Peter Basilica, discovering the touching Pieta statue by Michelangelo, the beautiful altar by Bernini and other treasures.
The tour will continue in the afternoon, when you will meet with your guide in front of the Arch of Constantine, near by the Colosseum. Here, you will immerse yourself into the 'other side' of the city, Imperial Rome and its marvels. Your expert guide will tell you all the curiosities and secrets of the imposing Coliseum, one of the most famous historical landmark in the world, a symbol of the power of ancient Rome.
The skip the line tour of the Coliseum will show you its history, its legends and its architectural features, beautifully explained by our guide. The rest of the tour will be spent among the inspiring ruins of ancient Rome, in the famous archeological area. You will admire and discover the Roman Forum, also avoiding cues thanks to the skip the line tickets and you will be able to see the Triumph Arches, the Sacred Way and many other attractions.
This Rome experience from Florence will end in the afternoon, after a day full of atonement and knowledge, when you will catch the train back to Florence.
If you are thinking of staying in Rome for a few days, ItalyXP offers several other funny ways to explore the masterpieces of Roman historical center: the classic Tour on Vintage Fiat 500, for those who want to experience Rome on board a car that is a symbol of Italy, and the tour of Rome by night on Fiat 500 for those who prefer discover Rome by night on the same legendary italian car. 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: discover it now.
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
Please note that this tour is not refundable.
This tour is free for infants 0-2 years old (no seats reserved on the train).
This tour departs from the station Santa Maria Novella in Florence: you will be given train tickets and you will be assisted by the staff of our local partner at the train departure to arrive in Rome. No tour leader on the tour. Clients are requested to reach the meeting point in Rome on their own.
We recommend wearing appropriate clothing to access the places of worship: no shorts, miniskirts, tank tops or shirts that leave bare shoulders and knees. Compliance with these rules is mandatory for entering the Saint Peter's Basilica and the Vatican Museums. We cannot be held responsible for entry denied due to improper dress.
Please note that the given order of the visits may change.