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Skip the line
All entrance fees included
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Uncover the magic of Roman antiquities and immerse yourself in history during this guided Vatican tour and self-guided ticketed Colosseum and ancient Rome experience.
Start at the world-famous Vatican with a guided tour through its famous museums. See the "Vatacombs" Papal Sarcophagi, historic St. Peter’s Basilica and the stunning Sistine Chapel. "Skip the line" access offers a more direct route to the monuments without any unnecessary waiting. Tickets to the Colosseum will be provided upon checking in for this tour.
At the end of your guided Vatican tour, head over to the magnificent Colosseum amphitheatre, or if you prefer (as we strongly advise), see the Colosseum and ancient Roman archaeological areas on the next day instead. Explore the relic at your leisure, again enjoying fast-track "skip the line" access, then wander through the nearby Roman Forum and Palatine Hill to learn more about this history-rich part of the world.
Priority skip-the-line Vatican tickets (8am Early Bird Vatican entry available in Summer!)
Licensed Vatican tour guide
Vatican Museums tour
Sistine Chapel tour
St. Peter's Basilica tour
Priority skip the line Colosseum tickets (use from 2pm onwards)
Colosseum inside (self-guided)
Roman Forum (self-guided)
Ancient Rome (self-guided)
Palatine Hill (self-guided)
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Youth pricing is applicable for students and children: they must have a photo ID that displays their age
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 moderate amount of walking is involved
Tour meets 30 minutes before tour start time
Not wheelchair accessible
It is highly recommended that you do the Vatican and then Colosseum / ancient Rome over two days
Colosseum ticket can be used from 2pm onwards, not before
Explanation of St. Peter’s Basilica will be given from outside during the 3pm tour in order to observe silence once inside the church while mass is underway.
When in Rome Tours office
Varies. Please check in 30 minutes before the tour start time you have selected.