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Independent Rome Day Trip from Florence by High-Speed Train

Firenze, Italy

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icon12 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English and 7 more
Good for avoiding crowds


Discover the Eternal City at your own pace on this day trip from Florence to Rome. Climb aboard the high-speed train from Florence and arrive in the Italian capital to enjoy a full-day sightseeing pass on a hop-on hop-off bus. Pass the Vatican, the Colosseum and other top attractions, hopping off to further explore your points of interest. At the end of the day you'll return to Florence on the high-speed train.
  • Full-day trip to Rome from Florence
  • Enjoy a high-speed train ride to Rome and back
  • See the best of Rome with the easy hop-on, hop-off bus
  • Discover well-known landmarks and sites such as the Colosseum, St. Peter’s Basilica, the Capitoline Hill and Via Veneto, among many others
  • Experience Rome at your own pace, choosing which spots to explore at greater length
Hop on Hop off 24 hours bus tickets
Entrance to Colosseum (from 01st of April till 31st of October)
Roundtrip high-speed train tickets
Assistance at the departure in Florence
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks

Departure Point

Firenze Santa Maria Novella, Piazza di Santa Maria Novella, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy

Departure Time

8:10 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Your day trip will begin at the Florence train station, where you’ll receive your tickets and bus tour passes before boarding. After the high-speed train ride to Rome Termini railway station, board the hop-on, hop-off tour bus.

Pass Rome’s famous attractions as you go, such as the Colosseum, where gladiators battled; the Vatican and St. Stephen’s Basilica; the Roman Forum, which hosts an impressive collection of ancient ruins and more. Check out the chic stretch of the Via Veneto for an upscale spot to eat or the St. Angelo Bridge for a scenic view of the Tiber River. Your bus pass is valid for 12 hours and gives you access to unlimited rides, so you can hop off where you please and choose when to break for lunch (own expense).

After a full day of exploration, you’ll hop on the high-speed train back to Florence.
Stop At:  
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
Santa Maria Maggiore is one of the four major Churchs in Rome, it is situated in Rione Monti, and it was built by Pope Liberio.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
The biggest amphitheater in the world. It was the set of the famous film "Gladiator"!
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Roman Forum
Archeological site, in the past it was the center of political, giuridical and religious activities in Rome.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Bocca della Verita
Marble mask in Rome, if you insert your hand in his mouth you have to tell the truth otherwise..
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Piazza Venezia
In the center of Rome, close to several important sites in Rome as the Capitoline Hill, Teatro Marcello, the Jewish Ghetto, the Pantheon and the Tiberina island.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Vatican City
Site of the Pope's house. You can visit San Pietro, with the famous Cappella Sistina and admire Bernini's statues.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Trevi Fountain
"Marcello! Come here!"
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Comfortable shoes are recommended
  • Infant 0/1.99 years old free with no seats reserved
  • From 01st of April till 31st of October, not operating the 1st Sunday of every month.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers

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What is the maximum group size during Independent Rome Day Trip from Florence by High-Speed Train?
This activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers.

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I was a solo traveler with a...
Margaret S
, Nov 2015
I was a solo traveler with a terrible sense of direction, so this would have been more enjoyable if I had someone to help out with ideas and directions once in Rome. The tour description is what it is, but I think going in a group would be better
The directions from the subway to...
Cheryl C
, May 2015
The directions from the subway to the tour bus could be a little more clear. Also, directions in taking the subway back to the Rome train station should state that once you find the line going in the direction of the train station does not necessarily take you to the train station. You must watch for a specific train.
Beware! This trip is...
, Apr 2015
Beware! This trip is misrepresented! Your train lets you out in a suburb of Rome and the tube ticket is to get you a four station stop to get to the hop on hop off bus. The bus is advertised as a 12 hour bus but the ticket states "no stop". You can go around in one circuit only no on and off.

Product code: 6274DAYFLOROM

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