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1 Day Skip-The-Line Morning Vatican & Afternoon Colosseum Small Group Tours

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You’ll have 2 starting options
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  • 1
    Via Leone IV, 6
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 2
    Vatican Museums
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 3
    Sistine Chapel
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by St. Peter's Basilica
  • 4
    Via della Polveriera, 8
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 5
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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You'll end at
Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1: Via Leone IV, 6, 00192 Roma RM, Italy
    2: Via della Polveriera, 8, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
    Departure Time
    9:45 AM
    Return Details
    Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Professional art historian guides
    • Headsets to hear your guide clearly
    • Assitance on site and from our local offices
    • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
    • Small-group tours
    • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
    • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
    • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • 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
    • The tour reservations have strict timing. To join the tour you are required to be at the meeting point for check-in at 9:30 Am for your Vatican tour and at 2:30 pm for your Colosseum tour. If you arrive late for the meeting time, it will not be possible to join the group or reschedule, unless you pay for the activity again. As per "No Show" rules you will not be entitled to a refund.
    • All visitors must pass through the monument/attraction security check please allow at least 20 minutes to clear security.
    • The exact timings and reservations can vary, dependant on the monument/attractions administration offices availabilities and decisions on the booking day and can be subject to last minute changes. Departure time can differ up to 20 minutes from your selected time
    • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.
    • Please be aware that large bags/backpacks/suitcases are not permitted in the monument/ attraction. Only very small bags are allowed. Please do not bring these items with you on the day of your tour as there are no cloakrooms at the monument.
    • All clients will be asked to show a photo ID, you must bring a photo ID to be allowed into the monuments.
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Pets are not allowed inside the venue
    • On Wednesday, due to the weekly Papal Audience, and on religious ceremony there is a possibility that St Peter's Basilica will be unavailable during which the access to St Peter's Basilica is closed.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • We can’t be held responsible in case of sudden closure of the Saint Peter’s Basilica or any other room inside the Vatican Museums without notice, as this is a decision of the Vatican Administration itself and we have no control over it.
    • 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 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.
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    Popular mentions
    We had a fantastic tour. The site is stunning and guide Giovanni was exceptional, very professional and knowledgeable with a great sense of humour which was the ice on the cake. Highly recommended!
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    Response from ExploreItalyTours, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at 1 Day Skip-The-Line Morning Vatican & Afternoon Colosseum Small Group Tours
    Responded May 1, 2019
    Happy to hear you enjoyed your 1 day tour with us, we will pass your kind word to Giovanni. Thank you so much for your review about Explore Italy Tours!
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    Roberta was our Guide for the Vatican in the morning. The meeting place was unclear. The address was near the place to meet, but was a closed location. We freaked out a bit until the neighboring business told us to meet at the little park/business in the middle of the
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    Response from ExploreItalyTours, Responsabile reception at 1 Day Skip-The-Line Morning Vatican & Afternoon Colosseum Small Group Tours
    Responded Mar. 3, 2019
    Thank you for posting a review about your Explore Italy Tours tours. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your Vatican and Colosseum tours with us, and thank you for your kind words to our guides Roberta and Mattej. Our meeting points are very close to the attractions, and all the directions on how to reach them are clearly stated on the voucher, but thank you for your feedback about it, and thanks also for the food recommendations!
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    About the operator

    This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

    By: Explore Italy Tours
    569 reviews
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    Deer Park, Texas
    Definitely recommend
    Great guide, explained everything very well. It was a small group so everyone got to enjoy and understand the tour.
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    The best Colosseum experience
    I had been to the Colosseum several times but I really wanted to see the Underground. We met at the office on top
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    Oh what a night!
    My family from England came over during the holidays and I wanted to organise something special. After some
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    Patchway, United Kingdom
    So disappointing to see how much other have enjoyed their tour when ours was so terrible! We came on the 2nd of
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    Gord T
    Vancouver, Canada
    Colosseum & Palatine Hill Tour
    Book this tour and was so pleased. Our guide Santos was excellent. Gave us a real history lesson on Rome and how
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    The great tour of Ancient Rome
    This tour was amazing, rich in cultural information, intertaining and the guide (Paola) made a great job! Me and
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    Great tour of Ancient Rome!
    Our trip to the Colosseum and Roman Forum was incredible and very fun for the whole family! Santos our guide was
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    Guillermo A
    Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Excelent tour, cultural and touristic
    The tour give us a lot of information about those historial places. Both Guides, one for the Colosseo and other
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    London, United Kingdom
    Great Tour
    Great tour, hightly recommended. yes, you do skip the line. Our tour guide was was informative and helpful.
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    Hereford, United Kingdom
    Brilliant way to see these sights
    Very efficient service, great and informative guide. Just the right amount of time to take it all in and she gave
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    Awesome tour.
    Awesome tour. Highly recommended. First time in Rome. Learned a lot of interesting facts thanks to the tour guide
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    Top sightseeing while in Rome
    Well worth making this a primary must see while in Rome. It is located adjacent to Colosseum and if its a choice
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    Tonbridge, United Kingdom
    Such a good trip. Simona the guide was excellent. So knowledgable and interesting. Brilliant insight into the
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    All very fascinating!
    All very fascinating. We've been to the Colosseum twice but this is the first time with a guide. Our underground
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    Great history
    Walking through the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill was a great experience. It was an education in history well
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