Guided tour

Skip-the-Ticket-Line Colosseum & Vatican Museums Combo Tour

Skip-the-Ticket-Line Colosseum & Vatican Museums Combo Tour

From US$ 120.31 per person

Visit 2 of Rome's main attractions on a combo tour. Skip the ticket line at the Colosseum and explore the Vatican Museums with an art historian guide.

About this activity

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Duration 5 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide


  • Save time with skip-the-ticket-line entrance to the Colosseum
  • Explore the incredible art collection at the Vatican Museums with an art historian
  • Admire the wondrous Sistine Chapel at your own pace
Full description
Enjoy a combo tour that highlights ancient Rome and the Vatican Museums. Start out at the Colosseum, the iconic symbol of the ancient city, and feel its imposing power. After the morning tour, there will be a break for lunch (at your own expense). Meet your guide in Vatican City for a tour of the Vatican Museums. Marvel at the spectacular art that has been collected or commissioned by popes through the centuries. The collection includes works by Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo and other artists of the Italian Renaissance. Enjoy the finale of the tour, as you admire the majestic beauty of the Sistine Chapel and explore it at your own pace.
  • Entrance fees
  • Skip-the-ticket-line entry
  • Headset so you can hear the guide clearly
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Guided tour of the Palatine Hill and Roman Forum
  • Food and drinks
  • Optional gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • 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

The guide will have a sign with 'Tour in the city' on it and will wait next to the Park entrance. The meeting point for the Vatican Museums tour will be sent via email and also given at the Colosseum meeting point Please arrive 20 minutes in advance of the start of The Colosseum Tour and the Vatican Museum Tour

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Shorts
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Selfie sticks
  • Backpacks
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Sprays or Aerosols
  • Sunscreen
  • Glass objects
  • Walking frames

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.
  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking.
  • Proper dress is required to enter places of worship and the Vatican Museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops are allowed and men and women need to ensure that knees and shoulders are covered. You risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements.
  • A minimum of 2 persons per booking is required.
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved.
  • The tour is not wheelchair accessible.
  • The children's discount applies only with a valid ID card.
  • You cannot enter the Colosseum with large bags, backpacks or suitcases. You may bring a small bag, but there is no cloakroom service to accommodate large items.
  • Selfie sticks cannot be used inside the Colosseum for security reasons.
  • Please bring photographic ID for the security check into the Colosseum.
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