Guided tour

Rome: Combined Weekend Tours of Vatican Museums & Colosseum

Rome: Combined Weekend Tours of Vatican Museums & Colosseum

From US$ 114.58 per person

Get your Rome on at the Vatican Museums and the Basilica on a skip-the-line tour. The next morning, dive into ancient history at the Colosseum and the Roman Forum, including the Palatine Hill.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2 days
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
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Live tour guide
German, Spanish, French, Portuguese
Optional audio guide
German, Spanish, French

Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the enchanting Sistine Chapel
  • Discover all the magical rooms inside the Vatican Museums
  • Walk the steps of an ancient Roman in the Colosseum
  • Stare at the city skyline from the terrace of the Roman Forum
Full description

On the first day, visit the Vatican Museums, featuring 54 different galleries, including Museo Pio-Clementino, Museo Chiaramonti, Museo Gregoriano Etrusco, and Museo Gregoriano Egiziano. These halls house world-famous artworks by Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Caravaggio, Raphael, and Giotto.

See the renowned frescoes at the Sistine Chapel, including its famous ceiling and "The Last Judgement" by Michelangelo. The chapel remains used for religious purposes, such as the Papal conclave. Explore the pilgrimage site St. Peter's Basilica, a shining example of Renaissance architecture.

On the second day, see the genius that took the Colosseum from concept to reality in 70-80 AD, centuries before the advent of modern engineering. The Colosseum is estimated to have once held 50,000-80,000 spectators. Breathe in the amphitheater's past, brought to life by your expert guide.

Just outside, see the magnificent Arch of Constantine. Continuing the walking tour, discover the excavated ruins of the Roman Forum archaeological site, where many structures remain intact to this day. Finally, discover the breathtaking Palatine Hill.

Includes
  • Skip the line tickets
  • Professional guide
  • Headsets
  • Transport
  • Food or beverages
  • Tips
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • 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
  • All participants are required to bring and wear FFP2 masks. Blue surgical masks will not be accepted

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Please be at the meeting point in Piazza Risorgimento at least 15 minutes before the tour starts.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
  • Hats

Know before you go

  • Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour starts.
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