Imperial Rome and Vatican Full-Day Tour with Lunch

Colosseum & Vatican Museums Guided Tour with Lunch

Product ID: 42479

From US$163.42 per person

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Key Details
8 hours - 1 day
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Live Guide
English, Spanish

Pick-up service

Pick-up from hotels in the historic center of Rome on request for a surcharge of €10.

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What You'll Do
  • Walk in the footsteps of popes and emperors on a full tour of Rome
  • Learn about the art of masters such as Michelangelo and Bernini
  • Stand where Roman citizens once watched gladiators in the Colosseum
  • Marvel at Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel
  • Get panoramic views of Rome and the Roman Forum from Palatine Hill
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch at a city restaurant
See the famous sites of the Vatican City and Imperial Rome on a full-day guided tour through the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica. Follow in the footseps of emperors and walk through the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill.
What to Expect
Learn about the art and architecture of Rome and the Vatican City on a full-day guided tour with lunch.

It all begins at the Arch of Constantine, one of the best preserved triumphal arches in the city. Next, go inside the Colosseum to see the vast arena where the gladiatorial spectacles took place.

Continue to Palatine Hill to see the site of the very foundation of Rome, where the most important houses of Roman emperors and kings were built. Located just feet from the Roman Forum and Circus Maximus, it is the centermost of the 7 hills of Rome and offers beautiful views to end your tour.

After a break for lunch, explore the Vatican Museums, where your guide will lead you through some of the 2,000 rooms of the most extensive collection of art in the world. Listen as they explain the art history of the papal collection, including art by Raphael.

Continue to the Sistine Chapel to see Michelangelo’s miraculous frescoes. Then, take in the imposing beauty of St. Peter's Basilica, with its dome and floorplan also by Michelangelo. Head to the famous sculpture of Pietà, and admire the gold and bronze Altar Baldaquin by Bernini.
What's Included
  • Skip-the-line entrance to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
  • Skip-the-line entrance to the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill
  • Headsets
  • Lunch
What's Not Included
  • Transportation (hotel pick-up is available for EUR 10 per person)
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point
Know Before You Go
• Entrance to the Vatican Museums requires a strict dress code and the tour company cannot be held responsible for entry denied due to improper dress. Comfortable shoes are recommended

• Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to tour departure or provide you hotel name and address if the pick-up option is booked.

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Product ID: 42479