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  1. thanks for the response, i got confirmation for a 9:15 am guided tour for the Vatican so am all set there. tried to book a Colosseum tour but they are all sold out for the day that i am looking for. Any suggestions for what to do in santorini, mykonos, athens? book a tour or?
  2. Just booked the following tour: Now my question is that even though i booked Vatican skip the line with them they are saying that i wont get confirmation until the last minute whether i will be able to visit the vatican or not? anyone elese face this problem? also how long does a vatican tour take? For the walksof italy tour what kind of transportation do i use to get to to The Vatican and then back to my hotel? BEST OF ROME & VATICAN --- full day Private tour from hotel - Date: May 20, 2019 - Reservation name/code: Hirani-ROME-0520 - Number of visitors in your party: 4 persons - Pick-up Place: Please provide your hotel name and exact address in Rome as soon as possible - Meeting time: 07:30 am (we will wait for you if you are late) - Drop-off: Civitavecchia port - Duration of tour: approximately 8 hours - Vatican Skip-the-line – YES - (subject to availability - we will try until the day of touring so you may not know if we got them or not until you meet us – sorry its peak season time and access is limited) - Colosseum Skip-the-Line - NO - Type of tour: Private tour with an English speaking driver and an expert guide in Vatican ITINERARY - Transfer from Rome hotel in an air-conditioned mini-van - Guided walking tour with an English speaking expert & certified guide - Panoramic tour with driver for the rest of the sites - Drop off at the port
  3. Appreciate everyone's feedback.i am overwhelmed with things to do so i think will do the touristy things since this is my first time in Rome. On Sunday would like to visit the Colosseum, Trevi, Pantheon and On Monday will try to visit Vatican. Is this doable? Any other suggestions?
  4. Appreciate everyone's responses which makes it clear that staying in Rome is the way to go and i will be doing so. Any recommendations as to Hotels to stay in and things to do in the limited time that i have? Should i do a tour or on my own?
  5. Taking a 9 day cruise on RCL Jewel of the Seas from May 20th thru May 29th. Will be arriving in Rome on May 18th so will have 2 days in Rome. Need recommendations as to whether to stay in Rome or a Hotel near the port and which hotel? Would like to do sightseeing during the 2 days that we are there (family of 4 all adults) so recommendations on places and tour company will be great. Also my cruise arrives back on May 29th at 5 am and our flight is at 12:45 Pm from Rome–Fiumicino International Airport . Looking for recommendations on transfers going to the Port from the airport and coming back to the airport from the port. My itinerary is below. Also open to suggestions on things to do while on the below ports of call. 05/20/2019 Rome/Civitavecchia -- 05:00 PM 05/21/2019 Messina 11:00 AM 08:00 PM 05/22/2019 Valletta 08:00 AM 05:00 PM 05/23/2019 Cruising -- -- 05/24/2019 Mykonos 07:00 AM 05:00 PM 05/25/2019 Thira/Santorini 07:00 AM 06:00 PM 05/26/2019 Athens/Piraeus 06:00 AM 06:00 PM 05/27/2019 Cruising -- -- 05/28/2019 Naples 07:00 AM 06:00 PM 05/29/2019 Rome/Civitavecchia 05:00 AM --
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