St. Peter's Basilica is free and the lines can be extremely long. There are, however, several legitimate ways to skip the lines. We give you insider tips.
If you only see one thing during your visit to Rome, make it the Pantheon. It's the most stunning of all Rome's monuments. Here's your insider info on the ticketing situation, opening hours, and lining up.
Avoid the crowds by choosing the time of your skip-the-lines Vatican Museums ticket wisely - and learn about other interesting times and ways of visiting.
Changes to how Colosseum tickets are being sold have added a new layer of complexity on when to plan your visit. Here is a clear steer on what time to see the monument.
To clear up any confusion we first need to define some terminology: Vatican City is a city-state with clearly defined borders. It is an independent country surrounded by Italy, and…
Key insider tips from Rome locals on how to avoid wasting precious vacation time lining up at the Colosseum, Forum, and Palatine Hill and walk straight in.
The queues to get into the Vatican are notoriously long, and the Roman sun is hot. We show you how to keep your cool by skipping the lines.
Finally – Pax Romana at the Forum!
Roaring round the Colosseum in heavy traffic has been a classic image of Rome since Audrey Hepburn first climbed onto a Vespa, but Via dei Fori Imperiali, the road that passes through the Roman Forums, has been a real nightmare. It’s not just obnoxious and loud, it’s damaging the ancient structures that abound there. But now the new mayor of Rome has a different plan. (more…)
Il Papa is a world figurehead, whether you're Catholic or not. We show you how you can see him speak during your visit.
A gentle, rewarding walk that introduces you to Rome's major baroque piazzas and some ancient sites. Perfect for those who have just arrived, but to be enjoyed by everyone.
We assess the pros and cons of paying guides to take you round the Vatican (and other sites), and give you tips to find a good company to do so.
This free self-guided walk takes you from the site of Caesar's death to Rome's own pyramid, taking in the original Jewish Ghetto and the most beautiful view of the most beautiful city on earth.
We present a stunning new video of ancient Rome that goes above and beyond the equally staggering 1933 model.
The further you get from the dome, the bigger it gets! This amazing view of St Peter's is from the residential street of Via Niccolò Piccolomini.
Here's how you can save money buying your own ticket online to skip the lines at the Vatican.
Rome wasn't built in a day, and one day is nowhere near enough to see everything the city has to offer. Even a year isn't enough to be totally honest.…
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The “Rome Tourist Card” is a fantastic, downloadable package that combines preferential skip the line tickets, discounts, an airport transfer, and a hop-on-hop-off bus ticket in Rome.