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Roma Pass – Types, where to buy, and inclusions

The Roma Pass is a very useful resource for tourists visiting Rome. With this pass, tourists can avail a lot of discounts and offers on sightseeing and commute and save a good amount of money while travelling in the city.  The Roma Pass is specifically introduced for tourists who want to explore the city and visit the amazing places that exist there.

Types of Roma Pass

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There are 2 types of Roma Pass available, the 48 hour Roma Pass and the 72 hours Roma Pass, each comes with different benefits and prices.

48 hours Roma Pass:

  • Free access to any one of the museum or monument.
  • Concessionary tickets to the rest of the museums and sites included in this card.
  • Unlimited use of the buses, metro, trams and suburban trains.
  • Skip the line at the Colosseum, Capitoline museums and Castel Sant’Angelo.
  • More than 80 discounted tickets to local exhibitions, events and much more.

72 hours Roma Pass:

  • Free entrance to any two museums or monuments.
  • Reduced entrance-price to all other museums and/or archaeological sites.
  • Unlimited use of public transportation inside Rome (buses, metro, trams and suburban trains). This does not include transportation to and from the airport.
  • Skip the line at the Colosseum, Capitoline museums and Castel Sant’Angelo.
  • More than 80 discounted tickets to local exhibitions, events and much more.

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Pass cost

The 48 hour Roma Pass will cost you 28 € and the 72 hours Roma Pass will cost you 38,50 €

Where to purchase?

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The Roma Pass can be purchased from tourist information offices present at all the participating local attractions. Alternatively, passes can also be purchased from the information offices at Fiumicino and Ciampino Airport. The Roma Pass kit includes the main Roma Pass card, a Roma map featuring all the attraction sites, tourist information points, metro and bus routes and a booklet containing useful information for the tourists.

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List of attractions included

  • Colosseum
  • Roman Forum
  • Palatine Hill
  • Castel Sant’Angelo
  • Baths of Caracalla
  • Trajan’s Market
  • Borghese Gallery
  • Capitoline Museums
  • Villa Giulia – Etruscan Museum
  • Ara Pacis
  • Baths of Diocletian
  • Palazzo Massimo alle Terme
  • Palazzo Altemps
  • Crypta Balbi
  • Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna
  • Palazzo Barberini – Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Antica
  • Palazzo Venezia
  • Galleria Spada
  • Museo di Roma

To check out the list of events included in the pass, see this.

List of attractions not included

  • The Vatican Museums
  • The Domus Aurea
  • Night visits to the Colosseum
  • Viaggio nei Fori
  • The Leonardo Express train from Fiumicino into Rome Termini

Things to Remember

  1. Borghese Gallery reservations – The Roma Pass give free entry to the Borghese museums, but do not provide you with a reservation which is absolutely necessary during high season. To make a reservation at the Gallery Borghese, you can go online or call them.
  2. Lines at the Coliseum and Vatican – You have to expect some waiting, even with the pass. Holding a Roma Pass doesn’t mean there is absolutely no waiting at all.
  3. Many museums are closed Mondays, and also December 25, January 1 and May 1. So plan accordingly.

Grab your Roma Pass today and discover the exciting things that the city has to offer. At Pickyourtrail, we help people plan their own customized trip so get in touch with us at the earliest to get the best quotes.

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