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Rome Combo: Skip-the-Line Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica and Colosseum Walking Tour

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  • Combine Rome’s two most visited attractions in one tour: the Vatican and Colosseum
  • Special entry to Vatican Museums: Skip the long entrance lines, even the priority ones
  • Guided tours of the Vatican, Sistine Chapel, Roman Forum, and Colosseum
Rome Combo: Skip-the-Line Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica and Colosseum Walking Tour
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Book your 9-hour tour, departing at 9am
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Visit several of Rome’s must-see attractions in one day and save up to six hours of waiting in line during high season with priority entrance tickets. Spend the morning exploring the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica, and then take a guided walking tour of the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and Roman Forum.
What to Expect
Make your own way to Vatican City in central Rome to meet your guide and the rest of your tour group. Using your prepaid skip-the-line tickets, head straight inside through a special entrance and skip the long lines, even the priority ones.

With your guide on hand to point out all the highlights, set out on a tour of the vast Vatican Museums. Explore the Gallery of Maps, Gallery of Tapestries, and Gallery of the Candelabra. Visit the Pinecone Courtyard and the renowned Raphael’s Rooms, and marvel at works by artists such as Raphael, Caravaggio, and da Vinci. You will also get a chance to admire Michelangelo’s magnificent Sistine Chapel and visit St. Peter's Basilica, one of the world’s most famous churches.

After the Vatican tour, enjoy free time for lunch (own expense) before rejoining your guide for the second part of your tour.

In the afternoon, make your way to the Colosseum, where you can use your skip-the-line tickets to avoid the queues, and then enjoy a guided walking tour of the mighty amphitheater. Hear tales of Roman emperors, fearless gladiators, and ferocious beasts as you gaze out over the arena floor and take plenty of photos of the world’s largest ancient amphitheater.

Continue your walk through ancient Rome at the nearby Roman Forum and explore the ruins of ancient temples, churches, public squares, and tombs. Finally, climb to the top of Palatine Hill, one of Rome’s legendary Seven Hills, from where you can enjoy a fantastic panoramic view of the city.

Your tour ends at Palatine Hill.

Note: In low season, attractions may be visited in a different order.
Reviews (490)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Long Day But Worth It

Be prepared as this tour is LONG and fast paced and in July, HOT. That being said, I am super impressed with the tour guides for both parts of tour! Our guide for the Vatican was Fabio and he was funny as well as informative....More

1  Thank Kat D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Aussies touring Rome

Our guide for the Vatican Tour was excellent and friendly. She looked after her group well and did all she could to rectify a listening device problem our group had. This tour was awesome with so much history and beautiful art and it is definitely...More

1  Thank Heidi M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Busy day, but worth every penny!

We were hesitant about joining a tour group, as we like to do things on our own speed and hate to feel like a herd of cattle, but this tour was definitely worth it! You walk straight past the enormous lines outside the attractions right...More

Thank Kristen S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabio was our guide and from the minute we hooked up at the steps across the street, we were kept informed. His account of historical facts were spot on. The guided tour was well paced and safe for anyone who needs to take it slow....More

Thank Gonzini127
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Mr Des & Margie Shelley

We booked the Combo your for our visit, we were unsure what to expect of the experience. it was simply superb, from meeting point for the Vatican tour, to end of tour . our expert guide was simply the best, he had 21 people assigned...More

3  Thank desshelley
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September 25, 2018|
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Response from MelissaY833 | Reviewed this property |
Once you book your tour, you will get explicit instructions. The Vatican tour meets at the steps across from the entrance to the museum. Many tours meet there. The City Wonders guides have flags.
September 10, 2018|
Response from robertnW1863ZL | Reviewed this property |
Both tours are 3hrs long, when you finish the Vatican tour just hoo on the Metro A to the Termini station and grab the Metro B to the Colloseum tour which starts at 3. The meeting points are well explained on the Page and... More
September 6, 2018|
Response from MelissaY833 | Reviewed this property |
you would need to either take the train from the port to Rome then get to the meeting place from the train station by uber or bus or get a car service from the port.
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