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Hop On Hop Off bus pass with early morning Vatican entrance

Availability: Every day
Duration: 1 day
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  • Combine a panoramic tour with morning skip the line access to the Vatican Museums
  • Hop on and off the buses at your convenience and reward yourself with a marvellous view of Rome
  • Listen to the audio-guide and discover the unique history of Rome's splendour
  • Visit the Vatican Museums without waiting in line
What to expect

Join the tour and combine a panoramic tour with morning skip the line access to the Vatican Museums.

Our pink buses are on the move all day long and will take you to the city’s most important monuments and cultural venues while you are comfortably seated. Hop on and off at your convenience and reward yourself with a marvellous view of Rome you will never forget.
The tour is also tape-recorded and individual earphones are at disposal. On the pink buses, you'll find a very informative audio-guide which will illustrate the unique history of Rome's splendour and provide plenty of interesting details to enrich your experience. The pink buses – all equipped with free Wi-Fi – run daily at a frequency of 10/15 minutes.

In the morning you'll also have the chance to discover the Vatican Museums. You won't have to stress to reach the entrance: our representatives will lead you to the Museums, where you'll visit at your own pace one of the most important art collections in the world. Discover the masterpieces of Rome on this self-guided tour of the fifty-four galleries, including four statue museums and the Sistine Chapel, arguably the most famous chapel in the world due to the artwork located within.

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What's included
  • Assistant to coordinate the access inside the Museums
  • Entrance Tickets with skip the line entrance
  • 24 Hours Bus Ticket
  • Multilingual audio headset
  • Hop-on hop-off map of Rome showing the Panoramic route
  • Wi-Fi
What's not included
  • Tour Guide
  • Vatican museums audio guide (may be rented inside)
Reduced price
  • Infant (0-2): free
  • Child (3-5): reduced
  • Youth (6-11): reduced
Meeting point:

To enter the Vatican Museums:

Piazza del Risorgimento, in the centre of the square you will find our staff members at the “Bar - Caffetteria L’Ottagono”, 400 metres from the nearest metro stop “Ottaviano”.

To begin you hop on hop off bus tour:

Please print and exchange your voucher on board or at the Gray Line / I Love Rome office located in via Vittorio Emanuele Orlando 95, opposite the St. Regis Hotel. Get on board at any of the following stops:

Termini Station
Santa Maria Maggiore
Circo Massimo
Piazza Venezia
Vatican City & Castel Sant'Angelo
Via Ludovisi & Via Veneto
Piazza Barberini

What to remember
  • Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure. Latecomers won't be accommodated
  • This is a self-guided combo tour: audioguides may be rented inside the Vatican Museums (at your own expenses)
  • The Vatican tour ends at the Vatican Museums: our services end upon ticket's delivery in the Museum's lobby
  • This tour visits religious sites, and there is a dress code to be observed. Visitors must be dressed appropriately: no sleeveless blouses, no miniskirts, no shorts, and no hats are allowed
  • No strollers, bulky bags, umbrellas are admitted
  • Please print and exchange your voucher on board or at the Gray Line / I Love Rome office
  • Show your voucher to the bus assistants at any stop and get on board for the duration of your 24 hours Hop On Hop Off pass.
  • For the Vatican tour we kindly invite you to print out this voucher and hand it in to the tour personnel along with the main traveler's valid ID at the start of the activity
  • Ticket valid until Museum's closing time
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  • The first departure is at 8:30 AM
  • The last departure is at 5:40 PM (from November to March) at 6:40 PM (from April to October)
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

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