Guided tour

Rome: Skip-the-Line Colosseum & Vatican Museums Guided Tour

Activity provider: STE SRL

Rome: Skip-the-Line Colosseum & Vatican Museums Guided Tour

Activity provider: STE SRL

From US$ 129.50 per person

Skip the lines and explore the Colosseum and the Vatican Museums on a guided tour. Walk in the footsteps of gladiators at the Colosseum and marvel at the work of Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel.

About this activity

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Duration 5 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide


  • Save time with skip-the-ticket-line entrance to the Colosseum
  • Skip the Ticket line at the Vatican Museums
  • 3hrs guided tours with a professional tour guides for both the sites
  • Admire the wondrous Sistine Chapel at your own pace
Full description
Enjoy a combo tour that highlights ancient Rome and the Vatican Museums. Start out at the Colosseum, the iconic symbol of the ancient city, and feel its imposing power. After the morning tour, there will be a break for lunch (at your own expense). Meet your guide in Vatican City for a tour of the Vatican Museums. Marvel at the spectacular art that has been collected or commissioned by popes through the centuries. The collection includes works by Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo and other artists of the Italian Renaissance. Enjoy the finale of the tour, as you admire the majestic beauty of the Sistine Chapel and explore it at your own pace.
  • Entrance fees
  • Skip-the-ticket-line entry
  • Headset so you can hear the guide clearly
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Guided tour of the Palatine Hill and Roman Forum
  • Food and drinks
  • Optional gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • You must present a negative rapid test taken on the same day of the activity

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Meeting point

The guide will have a sign with 'Tour in the city' on it and will wait next to the Park entrance. The meeting point for the Vatican Museums tour will be sent via email and also given at the Colosseum meeting point.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Passport or ID card for children

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Shorts
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Short skirts
  • Drones
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Selfie sticks
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Sprays or Aerosols

Know before you go

  •  All visitors must pass through airport-style security. During high season the wait at security may be up to 30 minutes.
  • confirmation will be received at the time of booking.
  • Proper dress is required to enter places of worship and the Vatican Museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops are allowed and men and women need to ensure that knees and shoulders are covered. You risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements.
  • A minimum of 2 persons per booking is required.
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved.
  • The tour is not wheelchair accessible.
  • The children's discount applies only with a valid ID card.
  • You cannot enter the Colosseum with large bags, backpacks or suitcases. You may bring a small bag, but there is no cloakroom service to accommodate large items.
  • Selfie sticks cannot be used inside the Colosseum for security reasons.
  • Please bring photographic ID for the security check into the Colosseum.

Product ID: 414568