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Viator VIP: Sistine Chapel Private Viewing and Small-Group Tour of the Vatican's Secret Rooms

Viator VIP: Sistine Chapel Private Viewing and Small-Group Tour of the Vatican
3 hours
USD 376.38
See the Vatican as VIPs do – with this once-in-a-lifetime private Sistine Chapel viewing and tour of the Vatican Museum's secret rooms. This exclusive gives you unprecedented VIP access to the magnificent rooms that are usually off-limits to the public, allowing you to see a side of the Vatican that most never will. Be awed by secret rooms like the Niccoline Chapel and the Room of Gold, and see sights like Raphael's Rooms.

Due to a new Vatican partnership, this tour provides VIP access through a reserved door, allowing you to skip all the lines – even the priority lines. End your tour with an after-hours private viewing of the Sistine Chapel, empty except for your group (average 15 people) and guide. Michelangelo's fresco in the Sistine Chapel – including The Creation of Adam – is considered the most influential fresco in the history of Western art. See it with no crowds, linger over every detail, and earn one-of-a-kind bragging rights for the rest of your life!

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Ancient Ostia Small Group Day Trip from Rome
4 to 4.5 hours
USD 53.04
Escape to Ostia Antica and see why experts are calling it 'The Better Pompeii'. It is just a step away from Rome and you'll travel in a personalized small group with maximum 25 people! The perfect half day trip from Rome for those seeking to learn more about ancient Roman ruins but do not have time to travel to Pompeii.

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FCO Rome Fiumicino Airport Information

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 FCO Rome Fiumicino Airport Info & Guide

Rome Fiumicino International Airport

Where is Rome Fiumicino Airport?  

The Eternal City of Rome is the famed city of the Roman Empire, Vatican City and La Dolce Vita (the sweet life).

Rome's historic centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, oozing with graceful fountains, ornate statues, millenium-old churches, fascinating ruins, opulent monuments and grand old palaces. Rome is one of Europe's most visited cities, attracting visitors from around the world.

Rome Fiumicino International Airport (IATA: FCO, ICAO: LIRF), officially Fiumicino – Leonardo da Vinci International Airport Fiumicino, also referred to as Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport, Rome Leonardo da Vinci Airport, Rome da Vinci Airport  or, most frequently, Rome Fiumicino Airport, located in Fiumicino, 35.0 kilometres (21.7 miles) west southwest of central Rome, Lazio, Italy. The airport is named in honour of Italian Leonardo da Vinci, who designed both a helicopter and a flying machine.

In 2012, Rome Fiumicino Airport served 36,980,911 passengers, making it Italy's busiest airport, and the 8th busiest in Europe. FCO is not the only Rome Airport: Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) serves several of the low cost carriers.

The airport serves as a hub for Alitalia, Italy's flag carrier. Among the many, many other airlines that fly to Rome Fiumicino Airport include Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Air Italy, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, Delta Air Lines, EastJet, El Al, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Saudia, TAP, Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways.

Cities outside Europe with the most flights to Rome Fiumicino Airport are Atlanta, Beijing, Boston, Buenos Aires, Cairo, Casablanca, Chicago, Doha, Dubai, Hong Kong, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, São Paulo, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Toronto, Tunis and Washington DC.

Cities in Europe with the most flights to Rome Fiumicino Airport are Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Brussels, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Geneva, Istanbul, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Moscow, Munich, Nice, Paris, Prague, Vienna and Zürich. There are, of course, domestic flights to all areas of Italy.

Your best bet for a Rome Fiumicino Airport transfer is the train. Details on all options are included in this guide.

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A free shuttle bus service connects the terminals (and car parks), about every 15 minutes on average (from 01:00 to 04:00, the shuttle bus must be called from the intercoms installed at the stops).


Services at Rome Fiumicino Airport include:

  • Mobile site
  • Pharmacy - T1, T3, T5
  • Hair salon - T1
  • Laundry service - T1
  • Luggage check - T3
  • 9 information desks 
  • 35 interactive touch screen multimedia totems, linked to an operator
  • Meeting Points - Arrivals areas of T1 and T3

Additional Rome Fiumicino Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 26 Feb 2015