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Skip-the-Line Vatican and Colosseum Tour with Arena

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Skip the line at two of Rome’s most popular attractions—the Vatican Museums and the Colosseum—with this tour. A guide removes the hassle of navigating these landmarks and leads the way through the Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica. After a lunch break, your tour continues in the core of Ancient Rome with a visit to the Colosseum (no waiting in line required). Stand on the arena floor that once hosted fighting gladiators and then explore the ruins of the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill.
Highlights
  • Skip the line access at the Colosseum
  • Maximize your time at the Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Explore the Sistine Chapel to see Michelangelo’s frescoes
  • Wander through ancient ruins at the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
What to Expect
Meet your guide and tour group bright and early for skip-the-line access at the Vatican Museums. Your guide removes the hassle of navigating these landmarks and leads the way through the large collection inside the Vatican galleries. The tour includes a stop in the Sistine Chapel to see Michelangelo’s iconic frescoes and a visit to St. Peter’s Basilica. After a lunch break, the tour continues in Ancient Rome with skip-the-line access into the Colosseum. Step onto the arena floor where gladiators once fought and then learn more about this fascinating moment in history by exploring Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: Viale Vaticano, 100, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
2: Via Frangipane, 30, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
Duration
5h
Return Details
Foro Romano, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Forum
  • Entry/Admission - Palatine Hill
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • A current valid passport or ID document is required on the day of the tour for children under 18 as proof of age
  • St. Peter's Basilica is a Church and as such the Vatican can decide to close it for religious functions without any notice. Local operator is not responsible for unexpected closure of the Basilica. If the Basilica closed for religious functions, you'll spend more time in the Vatican galleries with your guide
  • Please be aware that to enter the Colosseum it is necessary to pass a metal detector security check. Visitors cannot avoid these checks. Even though skip the line tickets are purchased in advance, local operator is not responsible for time spent waiting to pass security checks
  • The tour consists of 2 different tours: a Vatican tour in the morning and a Colosseum / Ancient Rome tour
  • If you choose the option with Roman Forum and Palatine hill, the order of the visit of this tour can be: first Roman forum and Palatine hill and then Colosseum
  • If you arrive late you might lose the entrance at the Vatican or Colosseum
  • Please bring a copy of your ID or driver license since it is necessary for the entrance at the Colosseum
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Please Note: In some areas the stroller must be carried by yourself due to architectural restrictions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Please note that, for disabled visitors with certified invalidity of more than 74%, the Vatican Museums offers free entry that is extended to a companion for visitors who are not self-sufficient. To benefit from this, make sure you mention it at the time of booking so that our staff may handle your request.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Amazing service, amazing tour guide. The tour guides are so knowledgeable I would book with this company again in a heartbeat!
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Response from 734741, Owner at Skip-the-Line Vatican and Colosseum Tour with Arena
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you very much, Robin, your review is greatly appreciated!
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We had a great start to our stay in Rome. We had Barbara for our Vatican tour and she’s a great guide. We had a great time exploring the museum. Unfortunately, the Basilica was closed at the time we were there. The afternoon tour was also special. Our guide Alicia made it fun
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Response from 734741, Owner at Skip-the-Line Vatican and Colosseum Tour with Arena
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for enjoying our Skip-the-Line Vatican and Colosseum Tour with Arena!
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We had the Vatican tour with Flavia and the Colosseum tour with Diego and they were both absolutely brilliant. Such massive subjects but both parts were guided with a lovely pace and knowledge transfer and sheer enthusiasm it was pure delight to spend the day with them both.
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Response from 734741, Owner at Skip-the-Line Vatican and Colosseum Tour with Arena
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for sharing your wonderful perception of Diego and for enjoying our Skip-the-Line Vatican and Colosseum with Arena Tour!
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Well organized experienced guides made this well worth it. The combo package was an efficient way to see the best Rome has to offer, but it was aggressively hot in June and we struggled to get through the second half in the afternoon. At the Roman Forum and Coliseum, you're
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Response from 734741, Owner at Skip-the-Line Vatican and Colosseum Tour with Arena
Responded 2 Jul. 2019
Thank you for reviewing our Skip-the-Line Vatican and Colosseum Tour with Arena tour!
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We did both the Vatican and Colosseum tour with Laura and Sylvia from Headout. They were both very entertaining and very knowledgeable on everything about the Vatican and Rome in general! Both very passionate in what they do as well as being two very good storytellers.
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Response from 734741, Owner at Skip-the-Line Vatican and Colosseum Tour with Arena
Responded 10 Jun. 2019
Glad you enjoyed your storytelling guides, thank you for taking the time to review!
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