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Explore the treasured artworks of the Vatican Museums with our new Classic Ticket + Vatican Museums combo. You'll get a 1-day pass for our hop-on, hop-off Big Bus Rome tour, along with skip-the-line entry to the Vatican Museums, including the spectacular Sistine Chapel.
Note: You'll select your Vatican Museums visit date/time during purchase. After purchase, please select your bus tour and any other attraction visit dates at bigbustours.com/booking-portal. A link to download your Vatican entry ticket will be sent to you after purchase. If you do not download your ticket, please see a Big Bus Tours staff member at our Termini Station stop to pick up your ticket at least 2 hours ahead of your Vatican entry time.
Vatican Museums Entry
Discover legendary artworks, including the Sistine Chapel.
Explore the world-famous artworks of the Papal collections, including the legendary frescoes of Michaelangelo. There are 24 galleries ('sale') to see, with over 20,000 artworks on display, culminating in the famous Sistine Chapel. NOTE: A link to download your Vatican entry ticket will be sent to you after purchase. If you do not download your ticket, please present your booking confirmation to a Big Bus Tours staff member at our Termini Station stop (Piazza dei Cinquecento) in exchange for your ticket at least 2 hours ahead of your chosen Vatican entry time. The Vatican Museums are closed on Sundays. Note the dress-code: knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. Comfortable shoes are recommended. Children aged 6–17 enter free or at reduced price with valid photo ID.
Explore Rome at your own pace with our flexible hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tours.
Our hop-on, hop-off bus tours give you the freedom to plan your own itinerary and explore the best of Rome’s landmarks for as little or as long as you like. Hop off the tour as many times as you wish within the validity period of your ticket and simply hop on again when you're ready. T&Cs: If your ticket is valid for more than one day, it must be used on consecutive days within Big Bus Tours Rome's hours of operation.
Available in 9 languages.
Educational and informative pre-recorded commentary is available in English, Italian, Spanish, French, German, Brazilian Portuguese, Mandarin, Arabic and Russian.
See all the top Landmarks
Discover the iconic wonders of Rome with Big Bus Tours.
Our tours are carefully designed to show you all of Rome's most famous landmarks, from the Colosseum to the Spanish Steps, and the Trevi Fountain to the Vatican. On our day tours, you'll enjoy easy access to Rome's iconic sights via our conveniently located stops. On our panoramic Night Tours, take in top deck views of the Eternal City as it sparkles in the evening.
Free Walking Tours
Explore Rome's rich history on an exclusive, digitally-guided Vox walking tour.
This ticket includes a code for a free walking tour download from the Vox POPGuide App. You can explore some of Rome's ancient alleyways and learn about the history of the city through your digital guide's fascinating facts and stories. Choose from 4 different tours ('Rome of the Emperors' from Stops 3# & #5, 'Secret Rome' from Stop #6, 'Squares & Fountains' from Stops #5 & #8 and 'La Dolce Vita' from Stop #7), and listen in 7 languages (English, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Chinese or Russian). Your download code will be supplied on the printed ticket receipt you get when you redeem your ticket with our on-street staff. Simply download the POPGuide app, activate the code on your ticket receipt, and enjoy your chosen walking tour!
Free Wi-Fi connection on-board
Get connected as you tour around the city - even upload a selfie or two.
Free Mobile App
Now with live bus arrival times!
Download our free mobile app for the perfect pocket companion to your sightseeing adventure. Our live bus arrival times feature lets you spend a little longer sipping that latte, browsing at the museum or taking that all-important selfie, so you can simply arrive 5 minutes early at the bus stop. In addition to live bus arrival times, you'll also get detailed maps and route information, live bus tracking, walking directions, facts about famous landmarks and attractions, ticket offers and more. Save memory-making minutes on your city adventure with Big Bus Tours.
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If your circumstances change and you need to amend your ticket, we’ll need to know at least 72 hours before your tour.
The quickest way to make changes to your booking is by downloading the Big Bus Tours app and chatting with our friendly Customer Service team.
FFP2 masks are compulsory on board the bus.
Please note that from Sunday 1st May, it is no longer mandatory to present a Covid Green Pass, but all customers must wear a FFP2 type mask on board the bus, in line with Italian law. While this is not our rule, it is imposed by the Italian government and it must be respected, as Italian Police can board the bus and issue fines to passengers (and businesses) who disregard this rule.