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The Vatican And Colosseum Tour 2023

Visiting the Vatican | Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Roman Forum & Colosseum

from: €101
6.5 hours
Skip-the-line ticket
Live tour guide

About Vatican and Colosseum Tour

Book this Colosseum combo tour and treat yourself to a visit to Rome’s most famous artworks. Including the Sistine Chapel, Vatican Museums, and other monuments of ancient Rome on this full-day tour with an expert guide and lunch in the restaurant.


Vatican City & Colosseum Tour

Take a skip-the-line tour of the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Museums. There is no waiting, so no stress is involved. A professional guide will take you to the museums where you will see one of the most significant art collections in the world.

On this full-day tour, you will have a chance to admire the magnificent halls, including the Geographical Maps exhibiting medieval maps, and the Gallery of Tapestries, before finally arriving at the legendary Sistine Chapel. You will also visit the impressive Saint Peter’s Basilica and Raphael’s Rooms, where you can marvel at the beautiful ancient sculptures. 

On Wednesdays, the tour does not enter the Basilica due to the Papal Audience event. After a small break, you will take a drive to Rome’s Archaeological Area.

Access the magnificent Colosseum to see the inside of this large arena and make a full tour of the Roman Forum.

Climb the astonishing Palatine Hill or the beautiful Capitoline Hill. And discover one of the most important archaeological areas globally. Due to shorter days, from October 28th, the visit to Palatine Hill will be replaced with an explanation from Capitoline Hill.

  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets
  • Local guide
  • Headset system to better hear the guide
not included
  • Drinks
  • Pick-up and drop-off service
  • Visit St. Peter’s Basilica on Wednesdays
  • English, Italian, German, French, Spanish
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Meeting Point

There are two different meeting points for this tour. Walk through Colosseum Square a few meters to the Arch of Constantine and look for a big white flag. For the second meeting point, please arrive at the activity provider’s office at least 20 minutes before the tour starts. The closest metro station is Ottaviano (line A).

Sistine Chapel & Vatican Museum

Skip the line at the Sistine Chapel & Vatican Museums.

Rome sightseeing

Admire the beautiful Palatine Hills or Capitoline (depending on the season or the daytime).

Colosseum & Roman Forum

Explore inside the Roman Forum and Colosseum.

Admire Raphael’s paintings

Explore the fantastic Raphael’s Rooms & see all the highlights of Rome in just one day.

St. Peter’s Basilica

Access St. Peter’s Basilica (except on Wednesdays).

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An experience you don’t want to miss!

Good to know before you go

  • The tour is available in English, Italian, German, French, and Spanish. Headsets provide you with a pleasant experience since you will hear the guide speaking only in your language
  • If you have a pacemaker, you will need to show a certificate
  • On Wednesday morning tours, a visit inside St. Peter’s Basilica is substituted with the visit to the Vatican Library.
  • Printed or mobile vouchers accepted
  • Instant confirmation mobile voucher for your tour
  • Cancellation is free up to 24 hours before the activity starts
  • Present valid ID before the tour begins
  • Skip-the-line access to all sites and tour venues
  • What to bring: Comfortable shoes
  • Not allowed: Pets, oversize luggage, large bags, sleeveless shirts, miniskirts, shorts, hats, open-toed shoes
  • Not suitable for: Wheelchair users
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The ultimate Vatican Experience

First time in Rome but this tour gave me an excellent insight of the world's most visited attraction. I thanked our guide very much, especially Fabio, for being a very knowledgeable, friendly, and good English-speaking guide. Must join his tour!


Vatican, Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill

Loved entire tour! I'm not surprised this is one of the best-selling Rome tours. I loved that I could visit everything I wanted to see in the Vatican City and the Colosseum in one day. The Colosseum tour was amazing. We visited the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. The Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums were a definite highlight of Vatican sightseeing. I'm usually not a fan of group tours and prefer a private tour. But this guided tour was truly wonderful!


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FAQ – Colosseum & Vatican

Can you do the Colosseum and Vatican in one day?

YES! There are multiple Vatican and Colosseum combo tours you can book if you would like to see all of the must-visit sites in Rome. This is an excellent option for you if you want to save money and don’t like to do a lot of detailed planning. These tours include skip-the-line tickets and museum entrances. A combo tour like this has more value than usual Vatican tours because you can visit the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill, all in one day.

How much does a Vatican tour cost?

That depends on what Vatican tour you decide to book. There are numerous Vatican museum tours you can choose from. Still, if you want to have the best value and save money, we recommend you book a Vatican city & Colosseum Tour. With this tour, you can explore Vatican City, Vatican Museums, Raphael Rooms, and the iconic Colosseum all in one day with your highly knowledgeable guide.

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  • Optional audio guide 
  • Live tour guide

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