Rome and Vatican Pass:  Sightseeing + Transport + Monuments + Museums

Rome and Vatican Pass: Sightseeing + Transport + Monuments + Museums

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Sightseeing pass with included Travelcard

Free entry to the Vatican City and Sistine Chapel

Hop-on hop-off bus tour included so you can discover more of Rome

Skip the line tickets to major attractions

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Duration
3 days

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation.

Description

Discover the Italian capital with The Rome & Vatican Pass (2 passes in 1 package) – valid for 72 hours – and explore some of the greatest monuments of Rome and the Holy See. Use your included Travel Card to travel freely around the city with unlimited access to public transport.

Your Omnia card includes free access to:

  • The Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel (fast-track) (R)
  • The Lateran Basilica (with audio guide)
  • St Peter's Basilica (R)
  • Carcer Tullianum (Mamertine Prison) (R)
  • A hop-on, hop-off bus tour (72 hour validity)
  • Vox City Guide

Your Roma Pass includes the choice of free entry to two of the following attractions:

  • The Colosseum, the Forum and the Palatine (fast-track ticket upon reservation, details on your voucher) (R)
  • Borghese Gallery (R)
  • Capitoline Museums
  • National Museum of Castel Sant'Angelo (R)
  • Circo Maximo Experience
  • Baths of Caracalla - 4D Experience

The Roma Pass acts like a travel card (valid 72 hours), so you can use it to access Rome's entire public transport network (bus, metro, trams).

Your Rome & Vatican Pass also entitles you to discounts of up to 50% on even more of Rome's museums and attractions (see list below). Make the most of your time in Rome as you discover all of the Eternal City's wonders at your own pace!

(R) – Reservation Required. Some of the most popular attractions require advanced reservations. Please see further details on your voucher.

Good to know

 

  • ATTENTION: the Colosseum, the Vatican Museums, the Borghese Gallery and Castel Sant'Angelo have very limited availability and are very busy!
  • Validity: every day (depending on the site)
  • Your pass is valid for 72 hours from first use. For example, if you use your pass for the first time on Monday at 4pm, your pass will be valid until Thursday at 3:59pm.
  • Opening hours: As a guide, museums and archaeological sites are generally open from 10am to 6pm. Please check opening times in advance.
  • Please note Once you have made your reservation, you will receive a voucher with a QR code by e-mail. Once there, to collect your Pass, you will need to hand in this voucher at one of the collection points listed.
  • You'll be asked to specify a start date for the use of your pass, but please note that the validity of your 72-hour pass begins on the first use (but cannot exceed 12 months). Even if you buy your pass today, you'll be able to use it whenever you like during your stay.
  • You have one year from the date of purchase to activate and use your pass.
  • You'll need to book your time to visit the Colosseum and the Borghese Gallery, online, with full details on your voucher. We advise you to do this before your stay, as availability is very limited.
     
  • ATTENTION: We advise you to book your visit to the Colosseum, the Borghese Gallery and the Vatican Museums AS SOON AS POSSIBLE before you leave (especially in high season - Easter, school vacations), as availability is not guaranteed and is very limited. These monuments are subject to very high demand! 
  • You will need to show your Pass Rome or your Omnia Card at the entrance to these monuments. Please make sure you have them with you, as well as your vouchers and confirmations at the time of your visit.
  • You'll need to present valid photo ID for at least one member of your group at most of the monuments visited.
  • For the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Museums, you will be asked to specify a visit date. You won't be able to visit them without first booking a time slot with our local partner.
  • The following monuments also require a reservation: St. Peter's Basilica, Mamertine Prison or Carcer Tullianum, National Museum Castel Sant'Angelo
  • The Roman subway is generally open between 5:30 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. on weekdays, and until 1:30 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
  • The transport card does not include travel to and from the city's airports.
  • The Vatican cannot be visited on days of religious celebration
  • St. Peter's Basilica is difficult to access for tourists on Wednesdays, during the papal audience, and on Sundays, during the papal blessing.
  • Backpacks, suitcases and bulky bags are not allowed inside the Colosseum.
  • The multi-stop bus pass is valid for 72 hours, and the bus service operates from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • The Rome and Vatican Pass does not include access to temporary museum exhibitions.
  • Each monument and activity can only be visited/performed once.
  • When visiting the Vatican, please remember that sleeveless or knee-length clothing is not permitted, nor are flip-flops or any other garment that might be considered inappropriate.
  • Admission to St. Peter's Basilica is free, but waiting times can be long.
  • The Sistine Chapel is only accessible via the Vatican Museum.
  • Free admission: the museums are free to all (locals and tourists) on the first Sunday of every month. Reservations are not possible on this day.
  • People with reduced mobility or disabilities (over 74%) and their companions can enter most monuments and sites in Rome and the Vatican free of charge. Please check the admission policy of each monument you wish to visit for details.
  • The Children's Pass is valid from 6 to 17 years of age. It does not include the Roma Pass or the transport card, but gives access to all the attractions included in the Omnia Card. Most museums included in the Roma Pass are free for under-18s, and public transport in Rome is free for children under 10. Please check the admission policy for each monument you wish to visit.
  • Due to new security regulations at the Colosseum, airport-style controls have been introduced. It is therefore possible that a queue may form when you pass through security.
     
  • Practical information: 
  • The booklet accompanying the Pass is in English and Italian.
  • Please note: your pass must be collected directly from the collection point indicated on your voucher.
  • Once the reservation has been made, you will receive a voucher with QR code by e-mail. Once on site, to collect your Pass, you'll need to hand in this voucher at one of the collection points mentioned above.
  • The Rome Pass includes free entry to 2 monuments. The free admission applies to the first 2 museums visited with the pass. For example: if you book a visit to the Borghese Gallery, but decide to visit the Capitoline Museums and Castel Sant'Angelo first, you will receive free admission to the Capitoline Museums and Castel Sant'Angelo only, and will have to pay preferential admission to the Borghese Gallery.
  • The Vox City guide is in digital format, to be downloaded via a mobile application. 
  • The Pass is in the form of : 1 OMNIA Card (monuments) + 1 multi-stop bus + 1 Roma Pass (including a transport card), 1 booklet, 1 map of Rome
  • Pets not allowed
  • The Rome and Vatican Pass is non-transferable

Price includes

  • Omnia Pass: Entry to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel // Roma Pass: Entry to your first two included Rome attractions
  • A 72-hour pass for the hop-on, hop-off bus tour
  • A 72-hour public transport pass (bus, metro, trams)
  • Discounted entry to over 30 museums, monuments and archeological sites in Rome
  • A map of Rome

Price doesn’t include

  • Transport to Rome's airports
  • Admission to temporary exhibitions
  • Audio guide for the tour of the Colosseum
  • Tips (optional)
  • All other extras
  • Admin fees for the Colosseum if by telephone or internet (€2)

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