Rome City Sightseeing Tour

Sure, all roads lead to Rome. But then what?

The Rome City Sightseeing Tour from Rail Europe is the best way to see one of Italy’s most historic cities. Enjoy Rome with a comprehensive overview from an open-air double-decker tour bus. It’s a great way to plan a travel day in Rome, or simply feel free to hop on and off at will and let spontaneity be your guide. Imagine the Vatican, the Colosseum, and Ancient Rome all within your reach. St. Peter’s and the Trevi Fountain. Hear angels singing? That’s probably your feet thanking you for the break. The Rome City Sightseeing Tour. It can’t compare to the awe-inspiring hand of God you’ll see in the Sistine Chapel, but it’s still quite a big hand getting around Rome.

Here’s what’s included:

    • A voucher valid for 24 or 48 hours on a Hop on/Hop off open-air double-decker tour bus with stops throughout Rome and frequent departures.
    • A 100 minute route with departures every 20 minutes.
    • 8 stops throughout Rome.
    • English, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Chinese and Japanese commentary available.
    • Groups of 10 or more get a 5% discount on Rome City Sightseeing Tour.



    • Rail Europe voucher is exchanged for your Rome City Sightseeing tour.
    • Voucher must be exchanged within 3 months of the date of purchase.
    • Hours of Operation are from 9:00am - 7:00pm, except in winter when service runs until 4:30pm.
    • The city of Rome has implemented a new tax that requires each adult taking this tour to pay a one time fee of 1 €. The fee will be charged locally when you exchange your voucher.
    • Tour does not operate on January 1 and December 25.
    • Child rates are valid for children ages 5 - 15.
    • Some buses may be wheelchair accessible. Please inquire locally.
    • Prices are subject to change.
Where are the bus stops located and what landmarks can I reach from each stop?

  • Via Marsala: Termini Railway Station
  • Piazza Cinquecento: Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore
  • Colosseum: Colosseum, Palatine, Roman Forum
  • Circus Maximus: Circus Maximus, the Rose Garden, Terme di Caracalla Bocca della Verità: The sculpture called "the Mouth of Truth", the Marcello Theatre, the Tiberian Island, the Synagogue, the Temple of Vesta, Trastevere
  • Piazza Venezia: Venezia Palace, the Capitol, the Monument of Vittorio Emanuele II, Trevi Fountain, Via del Corso, Via Condotti, Roman Forum, Trajan’s Market
  • Vaticano: Vatican City, Vatican Museums, Basilica of S. Peter, S. Peter Square
  • Piazza del Popolo: Piazza del Popolo, Villa Borghese, Via del Corso, the Spanish Steps,
  • Piazza Barberini: The Spanish Steps, Via Veneto