The ideal introduction for first-time visitors to Rome, this attraction-packed day tour covers two of the city’s blockbuster sites: the Colosseum and the Vatican Museum. Beat the long wait with skip-the-line admission tickets at each location, letting you save time for more sightseeing. Guided tours also include headsets, so you can explore at your own pace without missing a word.
A double-duty, skip-the-line day tour of the Vatican and the Colosseum
Cover two of Rome’s most unmissable attractions in a single outing
Get guaranteed on-the-spot entry at each site, saving you potentially hours of wait time
The ultimate time-saver tour, you’ll get a lightning-fast introduction to the city
skip the line
professional tour guides
Departure & Return
1: Via Capo d'Africa, 15A, 00184 Roma RM, Italy 2: Via Vespasiano, 41, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
What To Expect
The Colosseum Tour also includes a tour of the Roman Forum and Palatine. It takes about 3 hours. In this time you will learn more about the unique architecture and construction techniques of the Colosseum. Our tour guides will tell you stories about gladiators and emperors that you will not find in classic travel guides.
Next to the Coliseum, the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill are one of the best sights in Rome. That is why we won´t only spent 1.5 hours are to discover the Coliseum but also 1.5 to explore the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. And be sure, the time with our guides is flying by.
Once the centre of business and culture today you can explore ancient temples and courts.
A visit to the Roman Forum is also definitely worthwhile: the Centre for Culture, Economics and Politics of Roman Antiquity still offers valuable treasures and sights today.
The Palatine Hill is not only where the legend of Rome began, but also the crime scene of a fratricide. Did you ever hear the story of Romulus and Remus? Both of them are known as founding fathers, but only one was also a murderer and king.
The Vatican tour begins with the skip-the-line entry at the Vatican Museum and takes about 3 hours. You will see incredible works of art collected since 1503. Learn more about works of art by Caravaggio, Giotto or Raphael.
The Vatican Museums house works of inestimable value: sculptures, sarcophagi and mummies from Egypt, artworks by Caravaggio, Giotto, Leonardo, Perugino, Raphael, or Titian. In the Raphael's stanzas one can admire frescoes painted by the artist between 1508 and 1524.
The famous Sistine Chapel is covered by Michelangelo's frescoes. Our tour guides will show you the best way to do sightseeing. Even if you are not a fan of art, you will love this tour.
The Sistine Chapel, world famous for its extraordinary design and venue for the conclave, was built between 1475 and 1481. It is a masterpiece by artists like Botticelli or Ghirlandaio. Michelangelo's hand is probably the most famous part of the unique ceiling vault. It was also Michelangelo who performed the Last Judgment on the wall behind the altar
After visiting the Sistine Chapel you will be guided to St. Peter's Basilica. This is considered the largest church in the world, where you can see numerous art treasures such as the Pietà of Michelangelo.
In 1626 the building was completed and Pope Urban VIII solemnly inaugurated the church. St. Peter's Basilica, with an area of 15,160 m², has the largest overbuilt interior, which can accommodate up to 20,000 people. 800 marble, bronze and stucco columns, 44 altars and numerous art treasures, such as the Michelangelo's Pietà, will be shown in the church. Thousands of believers worldwide find themselves in St. Peter's Basilica and St. Peter's Square at the pope's masses.