4. December 2018

Skip-the-line Tickets Rome: Order here in advance and reduce waiting time!

Rome is a paradise for tourists since the Eternal City has plenty to offer. Besides historic sights and museums, Rome offers many activities that tourists can do during their Rome vacation. The Italian capital is one of the most visited cities in Europe, meaning that Rome is always very crowded and packed with tourists. Expect long waiting lines in front of famous Rome sights especially when the weather is good, at long weekends and during holidays and vacation periods. To avoid having to wait in line and spend your precious vacation time in long waiting lines I recommend  booking tickets for famous Rome sights, museums and activities in advance. In the following you can find an overview of all important Rome Tickets.

Tickets for Rome attractions: Order here!

The question, whether it is worth buying skip-the-line tickets for famous Rome attractions, museums and activities in advance is answered quickly once you have a look at the long waiting lines in front of the Colosseum, the Vatican etc. On this page you can find an overview of all Rome tickets which can be booked in advance. You can book your tickets right away. In most cases you will receive a voucher serving as your ticket or you will have to exchange said voucher at the entry to each Rome sight.

  • Rome City Pass
  • Tickets for St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Tickets for the Colosseum and the Roman Forum
  • Tickets for the Vatican, the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel
  • Tickets for the Castel Sant’Angelo
  • Tickets for the Galleria Borghese
  • Tickets for Hop-on hop-off bus tours through Rome
  • Tickets for bike tours through Rome
  • Tickets for museums in Rome
  • Culinary experiences in Rome
  • Airport transfer Rome

Rome City Pass

The Rome City Pass is an excellent choice if you plan on visiting several Rome attractions and museums during your stay. Most existing Rome City Passes already include the free admission to the Colosseum, the Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum. They usually differ in the duration of their validity, the additional free admissions offered and also whether they include a ticket for public transport or not.


The most popular Rome tickets

As in many other cities Rome has famous and lesser known attractions and museums that you can visit during your city trip to Rome. It is recommended to buy skip-the-line tickets for the most famous and most popular attractions in Rome in order to avoid waiting lines. Some of the most famous attractions in Rome are definitely St. Peter’s Basilica, the Colosseum and the Roman Forum, as well as the Castel Sant’Angelo and Galleria Borghese. No tickets are needed for the Spanish Steps or the Trevi Fountain.

1. St. Peter’s Basilica tickets

For most Rome visitors St. Peter’s Basilica is a must-see. St. Peter’s is always worth a visit, not only on Catholic holidays such as Easter or Christmas. The Basilica is unique in size – it offers room for 60 000 people. If you are lucky enough, you might even see the Head of the Catholic Church, the Pope. Information on the opening hours of St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome can be found in the matching article.

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2. Colosseum and Roman Forum tickets

The Colosseum in Rome is considered THE landmark of the city. It is an amphitheater dating back to the Ancient Rome which has over 6 million visitors a year. Crowds are pouring into the Colosseum all year round. To reduce waiting times, do not forget to buy skip-the-line tickets. The Colosseum in Rome is the largest amphitheater ever built in the world and used to serve as a venue for different kinds of combats and to entertain the emperor.

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3. Vatican, Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel tickets

Take enough time to visit the Vatican in Rome, because it does not only consist of one but of several attractions within the Vatican State. You can visit St. Peter’s Basilica, the Vatican Museums and its Grottoes, the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Gardens. The Vatican in Rome is the smallest city state in the world. You have probably already heard of the Swiss Guard, it is considered the smallest army in the world with only 110 members.

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4. Castel Sant’Angelo Tickets

The Castel Sant’Angelo in Rome is beautifully located in the city center next to the Tiber River. Originally, it was built as a mausoleum for Emperor Hadrian but was later turned into a refuge for the Popes. The history of the Castel Sant’Angelo is very interesting. 7 Emperors are buried here. The Castel Sant’Angelo offers a great view over Rome.

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5. Galleria Borghese Tickets

The Galleria Borghese is located in Rome’s largest park, the estate of the Villa Borghese, which once belonged to a rich aristocratic Roman family. You can visit several museums there, such as a Modern Art museum and the Galleria Borghese. Very interesting for families with children: The Villa Borghese is home to a zoo and is great for excursions and long walks.

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Hop-on hop-off city tours through Rome

Hop-on hop-off city tours through Rome are the ideal way to discover the most famous Rome attractions and their location in the Eternal City. To get a first impression of the city I can highly recommend bus tours that work on the principle of hop-on hop-off. You can take a bus ride through Rome, enjoy the weather, take pictures and – once you see something you would like to explore more – hop-off at the next station and continue your ride later.

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Bike tours through Rome

There are many different offers for bike tours through Rome. Rome’s public transport system consists of a small number of metro and bus lines, hence it bike tours are a great alternative to explore the city. When booking a bike tour through Rome you can choose between different routes, tour durations and sometimes even whether you want to include a snack.

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Museums in Rome

Besides the Vatican Museums Rome has many other interesting museums to offer that you can visit during your Rome vacation. Important for all museum lovers: many museums in Rome, including the Vatican Museums, offer free admission on the first Sunday of each month!

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Culinary experiences in Rome

Italy is the home country of delicious food. Who doesn’t love Italian cuisine? When visiting Rome you can eat pizza, pasta, mozzarella, gelato and other typical dishes all day, every day. Since Rome is a culinary paradise, many culinary tours are waiting for you. Buon appetito!

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Airport Transfer Rome: Tickets for the transfer from the airport to the city center

There are different ways to get from Fiumicino or Ciampino Airport to the city center of Rome. You may book a private transfer or a shuttle bus. You can find tickets for both options here:


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