Best of Rome in a Day Vatican & Colosseum Combo

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
icon5 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English and 3 more

Explore the Vatican Museums, St. Peter's Basilica, Sistine Chapel, and the Colosseum all in one day with a special combination tour. With this tour, you’ll save valuable time on your trip to Rome with special reserved access to the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica and skip-the-line access to all other sites. Your guide will ensure you see all the top attractions, plus you’ll learn about the history and culture of Rome along the way.
  • Visit both the Vatican and Colosseum in one-day with a guided tour
  • Breeze through entrance lines with skip-the-line access to all sites
  • See masterpieces by Michelangelo, Raphael, and more in the Vatican Museums
  • Tour the Roman Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill with a guide

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

This double-duty tour includes guided visits to the Colosseum and Vatican Museums, with special no-wait entry.

Skip-the-line access to the Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel
Skip-the-line access to the Colosseum & Roman Forum
Professional Tour Guide for the Vatican Museums & The Colosseum
Privileged acces to St.Peter's Basilica
Headsets to hear your guide clearly
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transportation to/from attractions

Departure Point

1: Via di S. Giovanni in Laterano, 14, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
2: Via Germanico, 16, 00192 Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

1: Fori Imperiali, 00184 Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
2: St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Pass By:  
Via di S. Giovanni in Laterano, 14
Meet at the GLADIATOR TOURS office
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Visit Rome's incredible monument the Colosseum
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Palatine Hill
Stand on the palace hill once stood upon by great Roman emperors
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Roman Forum
Discover the ancient ruins of the Imperial Roman Forum
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
Via Germanico, 16
Check-in at the MAYA TOURS office
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
Walk in the magnificent galleries of the Vatican Museums
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
Admire Michelangelo's masterpiece the Sistine Chapel
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
St. Peter's Basilica
Depart your tour guide at a privileged entrance to St. Peter's Basilica
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • The Colosseum portion of the tour will start at: 10:30 (for English & Spanish) - 11:30 (for French & German) - Via di San Giovanni in Laterano, 14, 00184 Roma RM, Italy.
  • The Vatican portion of the tour will start at: 15:30 (for all languages) - Via Germanico, 16, 00192 Roma RM, Italy.
  • The tour reservations have strict timing. To join the tour, you are required to be at the meeting point for check-in at least 30 minutes prior to your tour departure time.
  • If you arrive late for the meeting time, it will not be possible to join the group or reschedule, unless you pay for the activity again. As per "No Show" rules you will not be entitled to a refund.
  • Knees & Shoulders MUST be covered for both men & women to enter the Sistine Chapel!
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Please note that on the day of your visit certain areas of the monument/attraction can be closed due to either religious events or national holidays.
  • Please be advised capacity regulations and security may delay the tour departure this could also influence the smooth running of the tour especially on national holidays and events.
  • Cancellations, changes or issues due to weather, security and events held by the monument are beyond our control and are directly decided by their administration team. These issues will be reviewed by us and dealt with on an individual basis but are the responsibility of the monument.
  • All visitors must pass through the monument/attraction security check please allow at least 20 minutes to clear security.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • The exact timings and reservations can vary, dependent on the monument/attraction’s administration offices availability and decisions on the booking day and can be subject to last minute changes. Departure time can differ up to 20 minutes from your selected time.
  • Please be aware that large bags/backpacks/suitcases are not permitted in the monument/ attraction. Only very small bags are allowed. Please do not bring these items with you on the day of your tour as there are no cloakrooms at the monument.
  • Students booking a reduced ticket must have a photo ID; you must bring a photo ID to be allowed into the monument.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

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