Vatican City, Basilicas and Catacombs Bus Tour

Skip the line as you enjoy Priority Entrance to St Peter's Basilica to see the beautiful Pieta by Michelangelo, the Holy Alter and works by Bernini and Raphael  Then Skip the Line to the Vatican Museum. Take in the grandeur of the Gallery of the Chandeliers, the Gallery of the Tapestries and Geographical Maps.

Complete your visit of the Museum with the crowning glory of the Sistine Chapel, where Michelangelo has left his famed frescoes of the nine scenes from the Book of Genesis and the Last Judgement for the world to enjoy throughout the ages.

Recharge with lunch and then visit St John in Lateran; the Pope's cathedral in Rome famous for its baroque and medieval masterpieces. Also visit the Holy Stairs (Scala Santa). Then visit the Basilica of Saint Mary Major, dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary with all its wonderful treasures.

Then board the coach and travel along the ancient Appian Way to visit the Roman Catacombs, where you'll descend to see the incredible underground cemeteries, believed to be the hiding places of early Christians.

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€130.00 pp

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Tour Duration:

Full day


Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays

Meeting point:


Pickup from hotel, transportation, Priority entrance tickets, Professional Guide, lunch

Pick up:

Starting at 7:30 am from centrally-located hotels.
Tour ends in hotel or nearby.


Tour Tips

A strict dress code applies at the Vatican: Knees and shoulders must be covered.

No shorts, 3/4 pants or mini skirts allowed.

We recommend you wear comfortable shoes as there is walking involved.

Marianna Thanks for organising tours of the Vatican and the Colosseum during our stay in Rome Our tour guide was John and he was absolutely fantastic we would recommend to everyone that it is well worth paying the extra for a private tour guide Well done Odyssey and thanks Marianna for your invaluable advice Lynne & Lisa from Melbourne Australia

Lynne & Lisa

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