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City Wonders

#192 of 1,602 Tours in Rome
Rome, Italy
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About City Wonders
City Wonders Tours (formerly Dark Rome) offers special-access tours in Rome, the Vatican, Venice, Florence and Milan. We specialize in small, single language tours with Skip the Line Access at all major monuments and museums - making sure that you get the very best from every second of your vacation. As an Official Vatican Museums Partner, City Wonders offers No Wait Access at the Vatican Museums along with a number of exclusive and special-access tours. We also have special access to the Colosseum underground, third tier level and arena floor. As well as original walking tours, we offer a number of innovative day trips from Rome to Tuscany, Pompeii and Florence. In operation for over 10 years now, our focus on the little details, our excellent Customer Care team and our careful guide selection have made us one of the most popular tour operators in Rome - and we're still growing!
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Faster Than Skip-the-Line: Vatican, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica Tour

Home to some of the world’s most iconic paintings, the Vatican Museums attract huge crowds. Save yourself hours of waiting by booking this skip-the-line tour of the Sistine Chapel, Raphael’s Rooms, and St. Peter’s Basilica (when the option is selected) in Rome. Early morning and evening tour options mean you can explore the complex during far less crowded time slots. Upgrade to a small-group tour limited to 10 people for a more personalized experience.
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2 hours 30 minutes
from $58.66

Skip the Line: Colosseum Small Group Tour with Roman Forum & Palatine Hill

Nobody wants to waste hard-earned vacation time waiting in Rome’s scorching daytime heat. Save up to three hours by prebooking skip-the-line entry to the Colosseum. Inside the 2,000-year-old monument, your guide provides guided commentary, making your experience more enriching than if you were to visit independently. This tour also includes a walking tour that covers Via Sacra and the sprawling Roman Forum. Upgrade to include the Colosseum's arena floor and underground chambers, places many visitors don't see.
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3 hours
from $59.15

Skip the Line: Crypts and Roman Catacombs Small-Group Walking Tour

Save time at Rome’s popular catacombs and crypts with skip-the-line access on this guided tour. You’ll combine visits to numerous, fascinating highlights including the Basilica of San Clemente, the Domitilla Catacomb, and the Capuchin Crypt. Listen to your guide share insightful commentary on these ancient sites and provide context to understand historic Christian worship sites and burial customs.
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3 hours 30 minutes
from $83.29

Pompeii Ruins & Mt Vesuvius Volcano Day Trip from Rome

While vacationing in Rome, spend time away from the big city without doing a ton of planning on a guided tour of Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius. Hike to Mt. Vesuvius' crater (summer only) and explore Pompeii with a guide, discovering lesser-known historical info as you go, and don’t worry about entrance fees they are included.
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13 hours
from $155.71

Colosseum Underground Guided Tour with Palatine Hill & Roman Forum Access

The droves of visitors the Colosseum attracts are testament to its status as a Rome icon, but you can enhance your experience on a skip-the-line tour that not only allows you to bypass most of the waiting, but also includes visits to typically off-limits areas. Explore the underground gladiator chambers, and hear tales of the contests from a guide. Plus, tick off the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill on a walking tour.
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3 hours
from $95.36
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Ellen wrote a review Nov 22
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The day trip was just fantastic! The tour is well organized. They picked us up very centrally and the bus was comfortable. The tour guide could not have been better!
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Date of experience: December 2019
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A Tripadvisor Member wrote a review Nov 2
We organized a group from work, and everyone had a ton of fun! We included co-workers, family members and even little kids and teens. The stories were fun, not too spooky, and it was just a great experience walking around Rome at night.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Vicki Ellis wrote a review Oct 2020
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Tiffany was incredibly knowledgeable and extremely friendly. We had a fantastic time, she even managed to keep my 10 and 12 year old gripped for the entire time. They were blown away by the Vatican museum and St Peter's Basilica. We were so lucky that it was so quiet!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Vicki Ellis wrote a review Oct 2020
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Lots of really interesting information and Sarah was really friendly and welcoming. We practically had the Colosseum to ourselves!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Vicki Ellis wrote a review Oct 2020
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The tour with Divan was excellent. He was very friendly and knowledgeable. My kids 10 and 12 thought it was brilliant - especially so close to Halloween.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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