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The Best Colosseum and Vatican Tour 2024

€ 121
6.5 hours
Live tour guide

About The Colosseum and Vatican Tour

Get ready for a captivating journey through time as you visit Rome's iconic landmarks, from the ancient grandeur of the Colosseum to the artistic splendors of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. With skip-the-line access and expert guidance, you'll learn many interesting facts about Michelangelo's paintings and hear intriguing tales of gladiators!


Vatican and Colosseum Combo Tour

Book the best-value Colosseum and Vatican Tour and avoid the hassle of waiting in long ticket lines. Our friendly and knowledgeable guides will lead you on a memorable journey through the heart of Rome.

Start your day at the Vatican, where your guide will take you on a captivating exploration of its iconic attractions and remarkable artworks. Discover the Vatican Museums, home to some of the world's most famous art collections, and gaze in awe at Michelangelo's breathtaking frescoes on the Sistine Chapel ceiling.

As the day unfolds, venture beyond Vatican City to the Colosseum, the grandest amphitheater of the Roman Empire. Explore the Colosseum's fascinating history and imagine the epic gladiator battles that once took place within its walls. Continue your journey through time as you visit the archaeological sites surrounding the Colosseum, including the historic Palatine Hill and the remnants of the Roman Forum, where ancient government buildings once stood.

By the end of this tour, you'll have gained a deep understanding of Rome's rich history and vibrant culture. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to immerse yourself in the wonders of the Colosseum and Vatican City. Book this tour now and let us show you the best of Rome!

  • Skip-the-ticket-line access to the Vatican and Colosseum sites as per official Vatican partner
  • Expert local guide
  • Tour headsets to better hear the guide
  • Reservation fees
X not included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel transfers
  • Lunch
  • Access to St. Peter's Basilica
  • Portuguese, English, Spanish
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Meeting Point

For the Vatican tour: Your meeting point is in Piazza del Risorgimento, centrally located in front of Bar L'Ottagono, a mere 400 meters away from the Ottaviano metro station.

For the Colosseum tour: Gather at the Arch of Constantine, adjacent to the Colosseum. Keep an eye out for staff carrying pink "I love Rome" insignias.


Bypass all the long queues in front of the Colosseum entrance and start your exploration immediately by booking this tour with skip-the-line access.


Walk through Palatine Hill and discover Roman Forum, where the ruins of some of the city's ancient government buildings can still be seen.


Enjoy skip-the-line entrance to the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel! Walk through the famous Gallery of Maps and marvel at Michelangelo's masterpiece inside the Sistine Chapel.

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FAQ – Colosseum and Vatican Tours

Can you do Vatican and Colosseum together?

YES! You can explore both Vatican City and Rome by going on this combo tour, which offers you priority access to Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, and the Colosseum. Accompanied by an expert guide, you will also be able to walk through Rome's historical center and see famous sites like Pantheon, Piazza Navona, and Fontana di Trevi.

Is it better to do a guided tour of the Vatican?

Absolutely! The best thing you can do is go on a guided tour of the Vatican City. That way, you will be able to get a complete insight into the history of the Vatican City and fully understand what each sculpture and painting inside Vatican Museums represents. Also, if you would like to explore the marvelous Vatican Gardens, you can only do that by going on a Vatican Garden tour since they aren't accessible without a guide.

Which tour of Colosseum is best?

There are multiple Colosseum tours available out there, whether you would like to go on a private tour, a regular tour, or even a Colosseum underground tour. However, the best option to book would be a Vatican and Colosseum combo tour. That way, you will have an opportunity to visit the famous Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, and the Colosseum all in one day.

Is it worth booking a tour for the Colosseum?

Booking a guided tour of the Colosseum is highly recommended, especially if you're a first-time visitor with limited knowledge of ancient Roman history. A guided tour will provide you with the opportunity to vividly imagine what it was like during the time of the gladiators as they battled on the grounds of the arena. Moreover, a guided tour includes priority access, allowing you to bypass long lines and make the most of your time exploring the Colosseum.
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Uncover the intriguing secrets of the Colosseum and Michelangelo's art inside Vatican Museums by joining this tour!


Good to know before you go

  • The Colosseum is subject to unexpected closures. If modifications are needed and time permits, you will be contacted prior to the tour.
  • Please note that this tour is non-refundable.
  • Please note that the full names of all participants must be provided at the time of booking and must match the names on the ID/Passport. Name changes are not permitted.
  • A government-issued ID/passport is required for every participant.
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The best Vatican and Colosseum combo tour!

This is the perfect tour to book if you're visiting Rome for the first time. I learned so many interesting facts about the Colosseum, which blew my mind! Our guide, Mario, was amazing! Very knowledgeable, friendly, and good English-speaking guide. Must book this tour!


Skip the line access to all highlights of the Vatican and Rome!

I'm not surprised this is one of the best-selling Vatican tours. I loved that we could see everything we wanted in Vatican City and Rome in one day. The Colosseum tour was so interesting. Our guide told us many things about this amphitheater I never heard before. However, my favorite part of the tour was the Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums - Michelangelo's Creation of Adam left me speechless! 10/10 experience!


Want to explore both the Vatican and Rome in one day? No problem!

Book this best-value combo tour now!

  • Expert tour guide
  • Skip the line access to the Colosseum & Vatican Museums
  • Easy & fast booking process!

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