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48-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Tour of Rome
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48-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Tour of Rome
The double-decker buses of the Big Bus Paris HOHO tours offer an excellent vantage point from which to take in the breath-taking beauty of the city.
Flexible Cancelation Policy: You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
Discounted Ticket: Children below 15 years of age enjoy reduced ticket pricing.
Cancelation Policy: These tickets cannot be canceled, amended, or rescheduled.
Discounted Ticket: Children below 5 years of age can board free of charge.
Pre-recorded audio guides are available in English, Italian, Spanish, French, German, Brazilian Portuguese, Mandarin, Arabic, and Russian.
Big Bus Route
Night Bus Tour
The Red Route passes all of Rome’s must-see sights across 8 stops. These include the Santa Maria Maggiore, the Colosseum, Circo Massimo, Piazza Venezia, Vatican City & Castel Sant’Angelo, Ludovisi, the Spanish Steps, and Piazza Barberini. .
The first bus leaves the Termini Station at 9 AM and the last bus leaves at 6:40 PM. The entire route takes around 1 hour and 40 minutes to finish.
There are also 4 Self-Guided Digital Walking Tours.
One starts from Vatican & St. Peter's Square (Big Bus Stop 6) at 12 PM.
The second is from the Pantheon & Piazza Navona (Big Bus Stop 6) at 2:00 PM, and the third is from the Roman Forum & Colosseum (Big Bus Stop 5) at 3:30 PM.
The last starts from Barberini Square & Spanish Steps (Big Bus Stop 8) at 5:15 PM.
This 1-hour long non-stop tour will take you on a specific route along Rome’s main landmarks including the Colosseum, Piazza di Spagna, Piazza Barberini, Piazza Venezia, Circo Massimo, the Vatican, and more.
You’ll get endless panoramic views and photo ops of these attractions without having to worry about transport.
The first bus leaves from Termini Station at 8:30 PM.
Here are some suggested Big Bus HOHO routes you can follow in Rome:
In Rome for just one day, opt for the 1-day Big Bus Rome ticket. Here is a sample itinerary you can use:
Get on the Red Route of the Big Bus Rome tour and you're sorted for the day. The route covers all the landmarks you should see in Rome including the Colosseum, Piazza Venezia, Basilica Santa Maria Maggiore, Vatican City, Circo Massimo, and more. Do a little research before you leave so that you're aware of which landmark you want to hop off and explore.
If you have two days in the Eternal City, you can explore at a more leisurely pace with a premium or a deluxe ticket. Here is a sample itinerary to use:
Day 1 – Spend your first day seeing the highlights of Rome on the Red Route of the Big Bus Rome tour, such as the Colosseum, Piazza Venezia, Basilica Santa Maria Maggiore, Circo Massimo, and more.
Day 2 – On the second day, take the Red Route to Vatican City, and spend your day exploring the splendid cathedrals, and museums. End the day by opting for a Night Tour of Rome for a spectacular view of the city at night.
The Colosseum is a proud monument of Ancient Rome. Located near the Roman Forum, it is also called the Flavian Amphitheater. Since it was built in 70 AD it has witnessed everything from animal fights to gladiatorial matches.
The Circo Massimo (or Circus Maximus) was the largest chariot racetrack in ancient Rome. Today you can visit the southern section, the Torre della Molett, and see the tiered seating, shops, and taverns of the once magnificent stadium.
Once an ancient Roman temple, the Pantheon is now a church dedicated to St Mary and the Martyrs. It is one of the best-preserved ancient Roman buildings today, known for its large circular domed roof and portico front. sculptures.
The Spanish Steps, or the ‘Scalina Spagna’, are another beautiful example of Roman Baroque Style. Its mix of terraces, vistas, and 138 steps are the perfect place to sit down and breathe in the Roman atmosphere.
The Palazzo Barberini is a 17th-century Baroque palace that houses some of the most famous artworks in Italy. This includes frescoes designed by Pietro da Cortona, and art by Raphael, Caravaggio, Bernini, and more.
The most famous fountain in Rome, the Trevi Fountain is an exquisite example of late Baroque architecture. It was designed by Nicola Salvi and Giuseppe Pannini and features an arch with mythological figures and natural rock formations.
A monument of Renaissance architecture, St. Peter’s Basilica is believed to be situated at the site where Saint Peter, the chief apostle, was buried in 64 AD. It was completed in 1614 and is often said to be the world’s largest church.
A. Big Bus is one of the top hop-on hop-off tours in Rome.
A. Hop-on hop-off buses are tourist buses that allow you to board and leave whenever you like and sightsee at your own convenience.
A. You can purchase Rome Big Bus hop on hop off bus tour tickets online.
A. Yes, you can buy Rome Big Bus hop-on-hop-off tickets online here.
A. There are multiple hop-on hop-off bus tour tickets, starting from €27.
A. Rome Big Bus hop-on hop-off bus tours run at a frequency of 15 to 20 minutes.
A. There are two Big Bus tour routes in Rome - the red and blue, as well as a night tour
A. Yes, you will get access to audio guides available in up to 9 languages to learn more about the city.
A. Yes, the Rome Big Bus hop-on hop-off tours are accessibility-friendly for wheelchair users.