Vatican Museums & Colosseum: Full day guided tour & skip-the-line

Vatican Museums & Colosseum: Full day guided tour & skip-the-line

Explore the two most important sights of Rome in one day.

Explore the two most important sights of Rome in one day.

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  • Languages: English
  • Participants: 1 - 99
  • Instant confirmation
  • public (with other participants)
  • mobile voucher is accepted
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Description

The Vatican and the Colosseum in Rome are two of the most popular tourist attractions in Europe. You'll want to be sure that you won't spend precious holiday hours in sweaty queues - and we have just the right thing for you

The only one-day tour that includes both the Vatican and the Colosseum, this comprehensive, expertly guided Roman walking program includes the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica, the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill without long waits.

First stop, the famous works of art housed in the Vatican Museum. Standing in amazement under the ceiling of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel, they look around the Raphael Rooms and peer over ancient sculptures, medieval maps and pristine paintings.

The eye-widening frescos of the chapel are infused with hidden secrets. Fortunately, your English-speaking tour guide is well versed in 16th century art and will be happy to reveal the hidden details.

Next comes St. Peter's Church and some more masterpieces of hunting. Visit Michelangelo's Pietà and its magnificent dome, one of the largest in the world. After lunch and a break from the successes of the Renaissance, it is time to head to the Colosseum.

Cruel battles took place in Rome's ancient arena, and your guide will provide you with all the facts and details about this wonder of Roman architecture, which once housed up to 50,000 people.

Allegedly raised by wolves, Romulus is said to have founded Rome on the Palatinate Mountain. The history of the beginnings of the Eternal City may or may not be historically correct, but the stories you will hear about ancient aristocrats who heralded each other in the Roman Forum - the political and economic centre of the Empire - certainly are.

Please note

Additional information

  • Go to the meeting point and show your smartphone voucher to the employees in blue polo shirts or jackets from City Wonders
  • Meeting place of the Vatican Museums: at the end of the stairs opposite the entrance to the Vatican Museums. The steps are located between Caffè Vaticano and Hotel Alimandi Vaticano at the corner of Viale Vaticano and Via Tunisi
  • Meeting point Colosseum: Largo Gaetana Agnesi, above the 2nd floor of the metro line B (blue line) stop "Colosseo
  • Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start of the tour and plan enough time to travel from one place to another

Included in the price

  • Skip-the-line at the Vatican Museums, the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and the Palatine
  • Access to the Sistine Chapel
  • English speaking guide
  • Headphones so that you can hear your guide at all times
  • St. Peter's Basilica (if available)
  • Transfer between the Vatican Museums and the Colosseum
  • Food & Drinks

Meeting point

Vatican Museums Viale Vaticano Rome.

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