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Small-group Vatican and Colosseum tour with early entrance and access to Arena

Rome, Italy

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300 to 390 minutes
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US$117.58 US$ 125.86
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Adult(s) x (Age 18 To 99)
Children x (Age 6 To 17)
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  • Skip the line
  • All entrance fees included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors


This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Vatican Museums, Vatican City, Lazio

Vatican Museums and Upper Galleries, including the one of the Maps, Tapestries and Candelabra.
Raphael Rooms: the painted rooms used as private rooms by the Pope Julio II
Borgia Rooms: the apartment was painted by Pinturicchio and his school, they are also part of the art works from modern and contemporary art.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Sistine Chapel, Vatican City, Lazio

Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel with the Frescoes painted in the 1500s for the Pope Julius II and Paul III; Michelangelo first painted the Ceiling where he represented the Creation of the World, from the Genesis book, and stories of Noah’s life. The Renaissance “Genius” when he was 61 years old he will come back to paint in five years only Last Judgement on the wall behind the altar.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, Lazio

The Basilica was built from the 1506 and it has replaced the Medieval Basilica built under the Emperor Constantine. The Basilica was built in 120 years by many architects including Raphael and Michelangelo. The inside decoration of the Basilica is very Baroque thanks to the “Genius of the Baroque Gian Lorenzo Bernini who projected the “Altar of the Chair of St. Peter” and the Baldachin. Inside the Basilica there is a beautiful chapel where is preserved the Michelangelo’s Pieta. The artists represent this painful moment with the body of Jesus laying on the laps of his mother after the deposition from the Cross

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Colosseum, Rome, Lazio

The second part of your tour will take you to the Colosseum. Here you will enter the Colosseum through the Gladiator's entrance. You will walk on the arena, the stage where once Gladiators fought . From the arena you will enter the firsts two levels of the Colosseum and have a panoramic view over the attraction, the arena and also the dungeons

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Palatine Hill, Rome, Lazio

Your tour will then proceed to one of the most famous hill of the whole city: Palatine Hill. Here during Ancient Roman time Emperors built their Palace. You will visit the rests of ancient Villas and once you arrive on the top of the hill you will also enjoy the astonishing view over the city

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Roman Forum, Rome, Lazio

Finally you will enter the Roman Forum, the center of the political, commercial and social life during ancient Rome. Here you will also admire the tomb of Julius Caesar

Duration: 45 minutes


  • Professional guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Entry/Admission - Palatine Hill
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Forum
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • A current valid passport or ID document is required on the day of the tour for children under 18 as proof of age and also for the adults for the entrance at the Colosseum since it is necessary
  • St. Peter's Basilica is a Church and as such the Vatican can decide to close it for religious functions without any notice. Local operator is not responsible for unexpected closure of the Basilica. If the Basilica closed for religious functions, you'll spend more time in the Vatican galleries with your guide
  • Please be aware that to enter the Colosseum it is necessary to pass a metal detector security check. Visitors cannot avoid these checks. Even though skip the line tickets are purchased in advance, local operator is not responsible for time spent waiting to pass security checks
  • The tour consists of 2 different tours: a Vatican tour in the morning and a Colosseum / Ancient Rome tour
  • If you choose the option with Roman Forum and Palatine hill, the order of the visit of this tour can be: first Roman forum and Palatine hill and then Colosseum
  • If you arrive late you might loose the entrance at the Vatican or Colosseum
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Please Note: In some areas the stroller must be carried by yourself due to architectural restrictions
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers

Meeting Point

Viale Vaticano, 100
Departure Time:
7:30 AM
Return Details:
Via della Salara Vecchia, 5/6, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
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