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Rome: Full-Day Vatican and Colosseum Guided Tour Combo

4.3 / 5

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Rome: Full-Day Vatican and Colosseum Guided Tour Combo

Activity provider: Crown Tours
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From US$ 94.21 per person

Enjoy priority access to the Eternal City's must-see combo. Get exclusive access to the Colosseum and Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica. Immerse yourself in ages of history and discover Rome from a professional, passionate guide.

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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian, French, German, Spanish

Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the world famous Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica
  • Discover the Colosseum, one of the most impressive structures of the Roman Empire
  • Benefit from special priority access and avoid long waiting times
  • Learn all about Roman life from a passionate and experienced guide
  • Enjoy amazing panoramic views from the Emperor's Palace
Full description

Start your experience with a visit to the Vatican Museums. Learn about the Vatican’s 4000-year-old history, and see the Galleries of Tapestries, Maps, and Candelabras, before taking a stroll in Bramante’s Pinecone Courtyard. Next, proceed to the Sistine Chapel, and stare in delight at Michelangelo’s famous The Creation of Adam, as well as The Last Judgement. Whilst here you can also spend time taking in the enchantment of the Pope’s private chapel.

Continue with a visit to the beautiful St Peter’s Basilica. Admire works like La Pietà, a stunning Michelangelo sculpture created by the artist when he was just 24, as well as Bernini’s Baldacchino.

In the afternoon, move onto the Colosseum for a tour. Admire the engineering and architecture of this fascinating monument, and learn from your guide about the history behind it.

Includes
  • Priority access to the Colosseum, Vatican Museums, St. Peter's Basilica and Sistine Chapel
  • Passionate and experienced guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food and drinks
  • Storage space for suitcases and luggage
  • Does not include a guided tour of the Basilica
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants must also bring a valid form of ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, identity card, student card, etc)
  • All participants are required to bring and wear FFP2 masks. Blue surgical masks will not be accepted

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • FFP2 mask

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • Comfortable shoes are recommended as there is walking involved
  • All visitors must have a photo ID for a security check
  • Storage space for suitcases and luggage is not available
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

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Alessandra guided us on the tour of the Vatican museums telling us the details and highlights of this collection of works of art. Very competent and energetic person. Alessandro guided us to the Colosseum and Imperial Forums, telling us the best of all the history and gems of Ancient Rome which, very often, is known only in a superficial way. Fantastic and recommended tour. Both guides were knowledgeable and helpful.

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May 9, 2022

We went with a group of friends and we made the two visits, first we did the Colosseum and in the afternoon the Vatican. At the moment of arriving at the meeting point we found without any problem the tour staff where they assigned us our guide (Silvia). The visit was controlled at all times and was carried out very pleasantly by Silvia, who demonstrated a great knowledge of the place. Her explanations were clear and very pleasant, while she was close to everyone. A ten as a guide and person. Later we moved to the Vatican, the truth is that we would have appreciated having a little more time to travel and to be able to eat in peace. We only had an hour for the transfer. Upon arrival at the meeting point, the guide (Claudia) arrived, which we had to find. Claudia was very nice and knowledgeable about the place, she showed that she enjoyed the place and her work. The visit was long given the huge place.

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April 4, 2022

The visits were top notch, with perfect guides who kept us interested from start to finish. Only downside for us that the time is not planned wide enough between the 2 visits, we had to jump in a taxi, we arrived all the same a little late and we therefore could not eat all day, even couldn't buy a sandwich in a hurry... Otherwise it was really good to learn about the history of these places

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March 29, 2022

Product ID: 186939