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The Best Colosseum and Vatican Tour 2024

€ 135
7.5 hours
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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. During this tour, you will also explore Rome's historic center, discovering architectural wonders like the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, and Piazza Navona.


Vatican and Colosseum Combo Tour

As you might already know, when visiting the city of Rome, it's essential to explore both the landmarks of Rome and the Vatican. That's exactly why booking this Colosseum and Vatican Combo tour is a great option!

This tour will allow you an unforgettable journey through Rome's treasures, including the iconic Colosseum, Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, the Trevi Fountain, Roman Forum, Piazza Navona, and Pantheon. With skip-the-line access and a convenient bus transfer from central Rome to the Vatican, you're guaranteed to have a perfect exploration!

Colosseum Skip The Line Ticket

Your adventure will begin at the Colosseum, where you'll avoid long lines with a convenient priority entrance ticket and enjoy a small-group tour. Listen to your tour guide as he tells you some interesting stories of gladiators and emperors, which will help you gain insights into life in ancient Rome. Also, don't miss the panoramic views of the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill from a hidden viewpoint your guide is going to show you.

Walking Tour Through Rome's Historic Center

After that, your full-day tour will continue with a walk through Rome's historic center. During this part of the tour, you'll have the opportunity to see famous sites like the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, and Piazza Navona. Listen to your guide carefully to uncover some fascinating facts, like who was buried under the grounds of the Pantheon.

Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel

After a lunch break (at your own expense), enjoy a hassle-free transfer to the Vatican Museums, where you will also skip all the queues for a comprehensive tour. Explore the Raphael Rooms, the Gallery of Maps, and last but not least, the mesmerizing Sistine Chapel, famous for Michelangelo's awe-inspiring frescos on the ceiling.

  • Skip the line entry ticket for Vatican Museums
  • English speaking guide
  • Transportation to Vatican Museums
  • Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill skip the line ticket
  • Free time for lunch
  • Guided walking tour of Rome's historic center
X not included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel transfers
  • Lunch
  • Access to St. Peter's Basilica
  • English
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Meeting Point

The meeting point is At Piazza Navona 2 , in front of Museo di Roma. Your guide will be holding a green Walks sign at the meeting point. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the tour start time.

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Easy booking process & best deal online!


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.


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.


Walk through Rome's historical center with an expert guide by your side and see famous sites like the Pantheon, the Trevi Fountain, and Piazza Navona.


Travel from central Rome to the Vatican with the convenience of private transportation.

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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.
  • This walking tour includes a quick bus transfer from Central Rome to the Vatican.
  • 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.
  • Please note that this activity is not refundable.
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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!

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

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