Colosseum, Ancient Rome and Vatican Museums Tour

Rome, Italy

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icon6 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English
Overview

If you have limited time in Rome, our Combo Tour is the perfect choice for you!

Avoid waiting in long lines and join our fast-track tour of the two most important must-see sites of the Eternal City. Our professional tour guides are historical experts who are guaranteed to entertain, amaze and capture the imagination of everyone from children to grandparents.

First you will experience Ancient Rome in all its glory - the Colosseum, Palatine hill and Roman Forum. From gladiator fights to emperors palaces and the hustle and bustle of daily life in the ancient city centre, let us walk you through the three most important sites of the roman empire.

After a short lunch break, you will head to the Vatican City, where we will breeze past the notoriously long lines and visit the world-famous Vatican Museums, sistine chapel and St. Peter's Basilica.

Departure Point

Largo Gaetana Agnesi, 00184 Roma RM, Italy

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Return Details

Saint Peter's Square, Forum Sancti Petri, Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Colosseum
The Colosseum is one of the most impressive ancient structures in the world, Rome’s architectural masterwork but it also represents the genius and cruelty of the Romans. Let our guides bring to life the atmosphere of the battles that went on at the Colosseum as you explore the arena where they took place! The arena was the stage where gladiators fought for their lives and those condemned to death were fed to wild animals.
Duration: 50 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
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Roman Forum
Relieve the glorious past of the Eternal city as you walk through what used to be the social, political and commercial centre of the Roman Empire. Let our guides bring to life the temples, the basilicas, the shops, the arches and the open air markets where senators, commanders, vestal virgins and common romans spent their lives 2000 years ago.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
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Palatine Hill
According to the legend the Palatine Hill is where Romulus founded the Eternal City after he had killed his twin Remus in a fit of rage. It’s also the place where the emperors built their monumental and luxurious palaces; let our guides unveil this spectacular archeological sight where the ruins, the towering pine trees and the spectacular views over the Circus Maximus and the Roman Forum make it a once in a life time experience!
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
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Vatican Museums
The Vatican Museums contain masterpieces of painting, sculptures and other works of art collected by the popes through the centuries. It’s one of the world’s greatest art collections. As you walk through the more than seven kilometres of artistic masterpieces it can be easy to miss out on some of the intriguing secrets concealed in its spectacular collections. Come walk in the footsteps of the Popes with our expert guides that will bring to life the magnificent works by Raphael, Da Vinci, Caravaggio, Michelangelo and many more, while sharing interesting curiosities about the artists, their lives and the historical contexts in which they worked. Let our guides unveil all the dark hidden secrets and the dirty politics that are hidden behind the breathtaking beauty of the works of art collected in the Vatican's sacred halls. Skip the line with our tour of the Vatican! It will be our pleasure to share with you this once in a lifetime experience!
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
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Sistine Chapel
A once in a lifetime experience!
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
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St. Peter's Basilica
The symbol of Christianity, come and discover the masterpieces hidden in this stunning Basilica.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers

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