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Sorrento Musical Theather Show
Address Sorrento, Italy, Europe
Rate Average 28.92 USD
Overview
Let the traditional songs and dances of southern Italy sweep you away with an evening performance of the ‘Sorrento Musical.’ This entertaining piece of musical theater tells the history of Sorrento and the region through song. Sip a welcome drink in the historic Cinema Teatro Armida, housed in a former convent, before taking your seat for the show. Though the production is in Italian, it’s easy to follow along. Tickets to the Sorrento Musical in Cinema Teatro Armida Sip on a welcome drink before the show Discover what life was like in Sorrento in times gone by Hear the dulcet tones of Italian singers belting out traditional Neapolitan songs Watch the performers swirling around the stage during the lively Tarantella folk dance Departure Point Cinema Theater Armida, Corso Italia, 219, 80067 Sorrento NA, Italy Departure Time 9:00 PM Make your way to the historic Cinema Teatro Armida in Sorrento’s city center for an evening performance of the ‘Sorrento Musical.’ The musical offers an entertaining way of learning some of the history of the region with songs, traditional dances, and short skits. Begin with a welcome aperitivo of sparkling wine or a soft drink at the theater before you settle into your seat and await the show. The curtain rises on a show depicting scenes from life on the Sorrentine Peninsula in decades and centuries past, including fishermen preparing to set off on their boats to go to work on the sea and market vendors selling local goods to busy Italian shoppers. Enjoy the professional cast’s renditions of traditional southern Italian folk songs and dances, including the Tarantella, and although the performance is in Italian the stories are easy to follow and understand thanks to the set design, choreography and skill of the actors. Itinerary Stop At: Cinema Theater Armida From musical to cinema, from vaudeville to gastronomy, the Armida Cinema Theatre is all your emotions. Located in the heart of Sorrento, the Armida Cinema Theatre fascinates its guests with folklore of Neapolitan musicals and entertainment of modern cinema. Founded in 1956, today Armida boasts two movie halls, a large hall with stage and the Restaurant Pizzeria “ Basilico Italia”. Its artistic company performs with great success in the historical Sorrento Musical and in the enchanting Tarantella Show, both dedicated to real authentic Italian cultural tradition. The curtain is up …… ready to dream with the magic of Armida? Admission Ticket Included

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Rome to Pompeii Shuttle Bus Service
Address Roma, Italy, Europe
Rate Average 78.66 USD
Overview
Travel from Rome to Pompeii on this independent day trip that provides you with convenient transportation so you don’t have to worry about how to get there. When you arrive at  to include access to the excavations and a guided tour with a knowledgeable guide. Independent day-trip to Pompeii from Rome Travel in air-conditioned comfort then tour Pompeii at your leisure Enjoy hassle-free round-trip travel Upgrade to access Pompeii’s excavations and enjoy a guided tour Departure Point Via Cavour, 224, 00184 Roma RM, Italy Departure Point: Central Rome Directions: Meeting point: Via Cavour 224 at the bus stop – nearest metro station: “Cavour” B LINE. Please remember to show up 20 minutes before the tour departure time. Dates: Seasonal March to November Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday Return point: Returns to original departure point at approx. 7pm Departure Time 7:30 AM Return Details Returns to original departure point Your day trip starts as you board your coach or minibus in central Rome for the drive to Pompeii, one of the world’s most fascinating archaeological sites—a city frozen in a time capsule. An onboard host is available to answer any questions during the journey. Learn about Pompeii, which was destroyed by heavy volcanic ash in AD 79 when Mt. Vesuvius erupted, killing the residents of the city. When you arrive, you are free to explore on your own until it’s time to return to Rome. Stroll down the ancient lanes, imagining what life was like here 2,000 years ago. Pass the limestone columns still standing along Via degli Augustali, and check out artifacts and ruins from the forum, thermal baths, temple, theater, and homes. All walking paths are marked with frescoes that depict scenes from daily life in Pompeii, which give context to what you’re seeing and help you find your way around. Head back to your tour vehicle in the mid-afternoon for the drive back to Rome, where your day trip ends. Optional excavations and tour upgrade: When booking, you have the option to include access to the excavations of Pompeii and a guided tour with an informative guide. This tour is limited to 25 people. Itinerary Stop At: Pompeii Archaeological Park Pompeii - Parco Archeologico, Pompei, Italia Duration: 2 hours Admission Ticket Not Included 

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Fast Track - Vatican  with Museums, Sistine Chapel & Raphael rooms
Address Roma Italy Europe
Rate 57.72 USD
Overview
Home to the world’s largest private portfolio of artwork, the Vatican is a must-see for visitors to Rome, and the best way to explore it is with a guide. Learn about the highlights of Vatican City with an expert guide, visiting the Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel. Explore intriguing sites like Raphael’s Rooms and then visit the Sistine Chapel to see incredible frescoes by Michelangelo. Choose the start time that better suites your needs. Half-day Vatican Museums guided tour with fast-track access Learn about the incredible Renaissance artwork inside Raphael’s Rooms Visit the Sistine Chapel and marvel at Michelangelo’s 'The Creation of Adam'
Departure Point
Via Germanico, 8, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
Please be at the meeting point at least 25 minutes before the departure time.
Return Details
00120, Vatican City
Meet your local guide at the tour office to enter the Vatican Museums. Then, with your skip-the-line ticket, step inside to start your Vatican and Sistine Chapel tour. Follow your guide, listening to tales of saintliness and scandal, and learn about the Vatican’s place as one of the holiest sites in Christendom. Italian art flourished in the Renaissance and Baroque periods, and the Vatican popes put together one of the world’s largest collections of private art with frescos, paintings, sculptures, and treasure. See the highlights as you walk through galleries such as Raphael’s Rooms, and hear stories behind works such as the 'School of Athens'—a piece that features images of Michelangelo and Raphael himself. Pass through halls such as the Gallery of the Masks and Gallery of the Maps. Then, make your way into the Sistine Chapel. A sacred spot and the private papal chapel, the Sistine Chapel is also renowned for its Michelangelo frescoes—'The Last Judgement' and 'The Creation of Adam.' Itinerary Stop At:   Vatican Museums Visit the renowned Vatican Museums, home to an unparalleled collection of art, including works by Caravaggio, Raphael and many others, all of which will be brought to life by an expert guide. You will also see and incredible array of statues, artifacts, and of course, frescoes.isit to the renowned Vatican Museums, home to an unparalleled collection of art, including works by Caravaggio, Raphael and many others, all of which will be brought to life by an expert guide. You will also see and incredible array of statues, artifacts, and of course, frescoes. Duration: 2 hours  Admission Ticket Included Stop At:   Sistine Chapel In the Sistine Chapel you will have the chance to admire Michelangelo’s astonishing work, the entire ceiling and the Last Judgment, and then again in St Peter’s Basilica where his beautiful Pietà is kept Duration: 20 minutes Admission Ticket Included Stop At:   Stanze di Raffaello Visit the Raphael Rooms inside the Vatican Museums, home to many of Raphael’s celebrated frescoes. Admire the genius of his work as your guide highlights the intricacies of his work, such as the appearance of Michelangelo and da Vinci in ‘The School of Athens’. Appreciate the skill and beauty of one of the Renaissance’s greatest artists. Duration: 15 minutes Admission Ticket Included

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Skip the Line: Colosseum with Roman Forum & Palatine Hill
Address Roma, Italy, Europe
Rate Average 49.74 USD
Overview
Skip the entrance line at the Colosseum so you won’t waste any time getting inside to marvel at this Roman icon. On this walking tour of Ancient Rome, you’ll explore the amphitheater’s first and second levels with a guide, who entertains you with tales of gruesome gladiator battles. Then visit the Roman Forum to see its ancient ruins like the Temple of Julius Caesar. This tour is limited to 18 people. If you want to enhance your experience, upgrade to a tour of the Colosseum’s restricted underground chambers, arena and upper tier. Skip the line outside the Colosseum with your priority-entrance ticket Walk around the first and second tiers of the Colosseum, hearing its history from your guide Explore the Roman Forum, seeing the House of the Vestal Virgins and walking along Via Sacre Upgrade and gain access the Colosseum’s arena floor, underground chambers and third tier Departure Point Largo Gaetana Agnesi, 00184 Roma RM, Italy Meet your guide at Largo Gaetana Agnesi, above the 2nd floor of the metro line B (blue line) stop "Colosseo". Your guide coordinator will be waiting here wearing a blue City Wonders polo shirt or jacket for easy recognition. Return Details Palatine Hill, 00186 Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy Your Ancient Rome tour starts near Oppian Hill, one of the Seven Hills of Rome, for a view of the Colosseum. Then walk down to the arena with your guide, and skip the main entrance line with your fast-track ticket. Inside, explore the Colosseum’s first and second tiers while listening to stories from your guide about the brutal events that were once held here, like executions and gory gladiator battles. As you stroll around the perimeter of the amphitheater, try to image the ancient crowd of up to 50,000 spectators who cheered as gladiators’ fates were decided by power-hungry emperors. Next, exit the Colosseum and walk over to the Roman Forum, once the political heart of the city. Get an up-close view of ancient remains like the House of the Vestal Virgins and the Temple of Julius Caesar, and then walk up Palatine Hill for another perspective of the ruins, including Circus Maximus, where chariot races once took place. Your tour ends here, from where you can continue exploring on your own. Optional upgrade to the Ancient Rome and Colosseum Tour: Underground Chambers, Arena and Upper Tier (3.5 hours) For a more thorough exploration of the Colosseum, select the upgrade option when booking for a tour that includes access to the third tier, the arena floor and the underground chambers—sections of the Colosseum that are either newly opened or typically closed to the general public. You’ll see more than most visitors do. Walk around the reconstructed floor of the arena, where the gladiators once dueled in bloody battles, and look down through the gaps into the underground chambers. Then make your way below ground to explore the chambers themselves, checking out pits where wild animals like tigers and lions were held, before heading up to the third tier for a panoramic view into the Colosseum and out to Palatine Hill. Your tour ends with a visit to the Roman Forum, as described in the standard tour. Itinerary Stop At: Colosseum Your journey into antiquity begins with the Colosseum, one of the world’s most iconic sights. Your guide will call on their historical and archaeological expertise to tell you all about the battles, both physical and political, that played out in this incredible amphitheater. You might be surprised to learn that ‘Gladiator’ didn’t get everything right and that feats of ancient engineering even allowed the Romans to re-enact naval battles here. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes Admission Ticket Included Stop At: Palatine Hill The next stop takes you back to the very beginning. The Palatine Hill is the spot Romulus chose to found the city that would become Rome in 753 BC – a decision that ended in tragedy for his brother Remus. Here, steeped in history, you’ll enjoy spectacular views overlooking your next destination: the Roman Forum. Duration: 1 hour Admission Ticket Included Stop At: Roman Forum The Forum and the Via Sacra, the Sacred Way, were the heart of Ancient Rome. All of Roman life could be found in this bustling marketplace: commerce and trade, political rallies, military parades, and the sacred ceremonies of the Vestal Virgins. In just three hours, you’ll experience all that allowed Rome to endure so long – staying immersed in history the entire time, without wasting a moment waiting in line. Duration: 30 minutes Admission Ticket Included