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Rome: Full-Day Colosseum & Vatican with Skip-the-Ticket-Line

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Activity provider: Gray Line I Love Rome

Rome: Full-Day Colosseum & Vatican with Skip-the-Ticket-Line

Activity provider: Gray Line I Love Rome
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From US$ 105.47 per person

Uncover the archaeological wonders of Rome with skip-the-ticket-line access to the Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Enjoy a guided walking tour of the museums and see Palatine Hill or Capitol Hill.

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Duration 8 hours
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Skip the ticket line
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Spanish, French, German, English, Portuguese
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  • Save time with skip-the-ticket-line entry to the Colosseum and the Vatican Museums as Official Tour Operator Partners
  • See Sistine Chapel: Michelangelo’s "Last Judgment" and "Creation of Adam" fresco
  • Enjoy a typical Roman pizza for lunch
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Discover the masterpieces of Rome in one day on this tour of the Colosseum area, Vatican Museums, and Sistine Chapel. Skip the ticket lines and your guides will be there to give you an insider's point of view.

Access the Colosseum and get ready to enter into the legend. Learn about the architecture and history of this amphitheater, which hosted ancient Romans, senators, emperors, gladiators, and animals from around the world.

In summer (April-October), you'll have the opportunity to visit Palatine Hill, the foundation of Rome, and the Roman Forum from the inside. In the winter (November-March), discover Capitol Hill, the site of the Mayor of Rome, offering views of the Roman Forum. Make a tasty stop in a Roman bistro with limited seats, then be ready to visit the Vatican Museums. No trip to Rome is complete without a visit to the Vatican Museums.

The Vatican Museums are home to 54 different galleries including four statue museums: Museo Pio-Clementino, Museo Chiaramonti, Museo Gregoriano Etrusco and the Museo Gregoriano Egiziano.

Perfect to inspire the art lover in anyone, these museums are home to some of the most famous works of art in the world, with artists including Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Carvaggio, Raphael, and Giotto, to name a few. The 54th gallery of the Vatican Museums is the famed Sistine Chapel. Completed around 1483, the Sistine Chapel is arguably the most famous chapel in the world due to the artwork located within.

View many of the most famous frescoes in the world, including the famous ceiling and "The Last Judgement" painted by Michelangelo.

Not only does the Sistine Chapel hold some of the world's most precious works of art, but it is also still used for religious purposes such as the papal conclave, the process through which a new pope is chosen.

  • Skip-the-ticket-line entry to the Colosseum
  • Skip-the-ticket-line entry to the Vatican Museums
  • Typical Roman pizza for lunch (if option selected)
  • Pigna Courtyard and Pius Clementino
  • Chandelier’s and Tapestries Gallery
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Transportation between the Colosseum and Forum area and the Vatican Museums
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
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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Meeting point

Colosseum Tour Meeting point: Arch of Constantine Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the departure time. The staff will be waiting for you by the Arch of Constantine. Tour ends near the archaeological area of the Colosseum and Roman Forum. Vatican Tour Meeting point: Piazza Risorgimento 15 minutes prior to departure time. At the center of the square, our staff members will be greeting you at “Bar - Caffetteria L’Ottagono”, 400 metres from the nearest metro stop “Ottaviano”. Tour ends in the Vatican area.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Hats
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts

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
  • If you have a pacemaker you will need to show a certificate, otherwise you will not be admitted without being screened
  • The archaeological area involves walking on medium-hard floors, please wear comfortable shoes and be ready for rain or sunshine
  • The areas are not wheelchair accessible and not suitable for individuals who have difficulty walking
  • Please note for lunch in the restaurant, limited seats are available
  • For the Vatican visit, a specific dress code is required
  • This tour visits religious sites, and there is a dress code to be observed. Visitors must be dressed appropriately: no sleeveless blouses, no miniskirts, no shorts and no hats are allowed
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Enjoyed the tour lots of fun.

Booked another tour for today we were not picked up at our hotel and tour was missed. Green line would not switch to another or refund tour even though they didn't show at out hotel for pick up. Very disappointed we were looking forward to our Naples Pompeii tour!!! another tour for today we were not picked up at our hotel and tour was missed. Green line would not switch to another or refund tour even though they didn't show at out hotel for pick up. Very disappointed we were looking forward to our Naples Pompeii tour!!!

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July 10, 2018

Die beiden Touren waren in Ordnung. Leider waren sie voneinander getrennt und wir hatten nur Startzeit und Treffpunkt der Kolosseum Tour.Die Startzeit für die Vatikan Tour mussten wir bei anderen Touristen erfragen, der Treffpunkt war bekannt. Den Weg vom Kolosseum zum Vatikan mussten wir auch selbst herausfinden. Die Führungen der beiden Damen waren sehr lehrreich!!

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June 24, 2022


gute Führungen, man hat es aber leider verschoben

June 29, 2022


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