Rome in one day: Vatican + Colosseum

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
icon3 to 4 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more

This combination tour provides you with the possibility of visiting both the Colosseum and the Vatican Museums in one day.
The tour will start from COLOSSEUM. Meet our staff in via delle terme di tito 73. We have a sign that says ONCE UPON A TIME ROME TOURS. You will be able to get lost in the stories and anecdotes that your passionate guide will tell you during the tour, as you learn more about the different aspects of life in Ancient Rome. The Colosseum visit will last around 1 hour and afterwards you will have some free time to enjoy your lunch and relax. We start the second part of the tour at 2:30pm in our office in via Tunisi 5. You will access the Vatican's most famous galleries to see the Laocoon, the Apollo of Belvedere, the Torso of Belvedere, and the Nero's’ Bathtub. Many of those beautiful statues were used by Michelangelo as models to represent the characters in the Last Judgement. The Vatican visit will last around 1.5 hours.

Fast track/entrance tickets to Vatican Museums
Fast track/entrance tickets to Sistine Chapel
Fast track/entrance tickets to St. Peter's Basilica
headsets in Vatican Museum for groups of more than 11 people
Fast track/entrance tickets to Colosseum
licensed guide speaking your language
Private transportation

Departure Point

Via delle Terme di Tito, 73, 00184 Roma RM, Italy

Departure Time

9:30 AM

Return Details

St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Stop At:  
Follow your guide goinside the Colosseum. You will visit the ground floor near to the arena and the first level from which you can enjoy a fantastic view.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
This exceptional tour includes, among other galleries of the Vatican corridors, a tour of the Pine Courtyard, Belvedere Courtyard, the Gallery of the Maps, Candelabra Gallery, Pio Clementino's Rooms, the Tapestry Gallery
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
it is time to marvel at Michelangelo’s exquisite Sistine Chapel, the crown jewel of the Vatican, and perhaps even of all the world’s art treasures.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
St. Peter's Basilica
Then, use another exclusive entrance to head straight into St. Peter’s Basilica. See the incredible altar and Michelangelo’s beautiful sculpture, “La Pietà.” The tour ends in St. Peter’s Square. Admire Bernini’s clever optical illusion, spot the balcony where the Pope delivers his public addresses, and take photos of the imposing exterior of the basilica.
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Dangerous metal objects like a knife and big bags are not admitted at the entrance
  • The line at the metal detector cannot be avoided for security reasons
  • Vatican dress code requires to cover knees and shoulders
  • Participants under 18 years old have to show an ID even a picture of the passport) at the entrance.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.Learn more about cancellations.

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