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The Rome Escape – Rome snippets


Rome is magnificent and brutal at the same time. It’s a showcase of Western civilisation, with astonishingly ancient sights and a modern vibrancy. Rome is a magnificent tangled urban forest. This city of beautiful chaos is Italy’s political capital, the capital of Catholicism, and the centre of its ancient empire, littered with evocative remains. As you peel through its fascinating and jumbled layers, you’ll find Rome’s buildings, cats, laundry, traffic, and 2.7 million people endlessly entertaining. Visit St. Peter’s, the greatest church on earth, learn something about eternity by touring the huge Vatican Museums, do the “Roman Walk” through ancient Rome’s Forum and Colosseum, savour the Borges Gallery, and take an early evening stroll with Rome’s beautiful people.

For anyone planning on going to Rome for holiday we would recommend to purchase Omnia card beforehand as you will be able to skip the queue in several notable places. The OMNIA Vatican & Rome Card is a sightseeing pass that gives holder free entry to top attractions in Rome and the Vatican City as well as a Fast Track Entry, a hop-on-hop-off bus tour, free guidebook and travel card. Tailor-made for visitors to the city, tourists can save both time and money during their time in Rome.

What’s included:
✔Free entry to Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel – plus a free Wi-Fi downloadable audio guide for St Peter’s Basilica

✔Free entry to your choice of 2 out of 6 top Rome attractions including The Coliseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill, Capitolini Museums,

✔Borghese Gallery and National Museum of Castel Sant’Angelo

✔Fast Track Entry to St Peter’s Basilica, Sistine Chapel & The Coliseum – save over 4 hours at each attraction during busy periods

✔Free hop-on-hop-off bus tour ticket of Rome for 3 days

✔Free travelcard for unlimited access to Rome’s public transport system

✔Free detailed Guidebook to help plan the perfect trip

✔Discounted Entry to another 30 plus sights, attractions and museums in Rome

How the product is made up…

The OMNIA Vatican and Rome Card is made up of four different parts:

✔ OMNIA Vatican and Rome card for Vatican City sights & tours as well as the hop-on-hop-off bus tour

✔ Roma Pass for over 30 historic attractions, plus a travelcard for Rome’s public transport network

✔ A detailed guidebook

✔ Map of the city


Our rough itinerary:

Day 1: Check in at hotel, lunch at the restaurant near by, walked to Parthenon to collect Omnia Card.


During this on feet tour (Rome Walk), we saw some notable sights, which are: Piazza della Republica, Area Sacra, Campidoglio

Day 2: took hop on hop off bus to Colosseo+ Palatine Hill (3 hours, skip the queue!), Massimo, Piazza Navona

As Omnia Card (Rome trip) card gives discount for several restauraut/attaction, we had dinner at Hard Rock Cafe


Day 3: Castle Saint Angelo, St Peter’s Basilica (551 steps for Dome), Trevi Fountain, Spanish Step

Day 4: Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel (3 hours), leisure walk around the city.



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