Combo Colosseum at Moonlight and Vatican – Small Group Tour

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
    
icon6 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English
Overview

The crowds that the Vatican and the Colosseum attract are testament to the world heritage-status of the attractions. Beat the crowds and explore the sights in relative tranquility on a tour that combines early access to the Vatican with an evening tour of the Colosseum. Ideal for visitors short on time, this package saves you hours of waiting in line and is guaranteed to enhance your experience of two world-famous landmarks.
  • Explore two of Rome’s top attractions without the crowds with a combo package
  • Visit the Colosseum at night when temperatures are cooler
  • Be one of the first people to access the Vatican with a skip-the-line ticket
  • Benefit from the insider knowledge of a guide

Beverages
Snacks
Professional guide
Guaranteed to skip the long lines
Alcoholic Beverages
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Gratuities

Departure Point

1: Viale Vaticano, Roma RM, Italy
2: Via Frangipane, 30, 00184 Roma RM, Italy

Departure Time

8:30 AM

Return Details

Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
Your tour starts at Vatican Museum where you will meet your guide. You will visit Vatican Museums and Upper Galleries, including the one of the Maps, Tapestries and Candelabra. Raphael Rooms and Borgia apartments
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
Proceed to Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel with the Frescoes painted in the 1500s for the Pope Julius II and Paul III; Michelangelo first painted the Ceiling where he represented the Creation of the World, from the Genesis book, and stories of Noah’s life. The Renaissance “Genius” returned to paint five years later when he was 61 years old, completing The Last Judgement on the Altar wall.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
You will enter the famous St. Peter's Basilica, built from the 1506. It has replaced the Medieval Basilica built under the Emperor Constantine. The Basilica was built in 120 years by many architects including Raphael and Michelangelo. The inside decoration of the Basilica is very Baroque thanks to the “Genius of the Baroque Gian Lorenzo Bernini who projected the “Altar of the Chair of St. Peter” and the Baldachin. Inside the Basilica there is a beautiful chapel where is preserved the Michelangelo’s Pieta. The artists represent this painful moment with the body of Jesus laying on the laps of his mother after the deposition from the Cross
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Via dei Fori Imperiali
Enjoy an appetizer at our office including slices of pizza and wine. Proceed with a walking tour on Via dei Fori imperiali until Capitol Hill.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Colosseum
Your guide will then take you to the Colosseum. You will have the chance to visit this stunning amphitheater. Do you know there are some areas of the Colosseum that aren't usually open to public? By booking this kind of tour you will visit also the Arena and its underground area!
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • Kindly bring with you a copy of an ID or passport for both adults and children.
  • The tour of the Colosseum at Night starts 15 minutes after the meeting time.
  • St Peter's Basilica is a church and as such the Vatican can decide to close it for religious functions without any notice. We are not responsible for unexpected closure of the Basilica. When the Basilica of St. Peter is closed for religious functions, you will spend longer time in the Vatican galleries with your guide.
  • If you arrive late you might loose the entrance at the Vatican or a part of the tour at Night
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Please note that due regulations, this tour is not available for kids under the age of 7.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Please note that, for disabled visitors with certified invalidity of more than 74%, the Vatican Museums offers free entry that is extended to a companion for visitors who are not self-sufficient. To benefit from this, make sure you mention it at the time of booking so that our staff may handle your request.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers

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