Combo Colosseum Moonlight and Vatican Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Italy

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Be one of the lucky person who has access to the Colosseum after normal opening hours! With this special package tour you can combine Vatican Museums in the morning and Colosseum at night , the Rome main attraction and have them 2 in 1!You will tour the Vatican in the morning either at 7:30am or 8:30am as you prefer. With small group, of maximum 20 people, you will visit the highlights of the Vatican, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica. You will see the Vatican Galleries, the Raphael rooms, the sistine Chapel and the Basilica of St. Peter's. In the evening you will visit the Colosseum under the moonlight together with a professional guide and a small group of friendly people just like you! You will start with a taste of some local pizza and snacks accompanied by local wine and proceed to the Roman and Imperial Forum, Venice square, Capital Hill and then head to the Colosseum, step in to the Arena under the stars, go below it to visit the Undergrounds and the first floor.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Rome Private Guides, Rome, LazioTour company listed in Tripadvisor Stop At: Vatican Museums, Vatican City, LazioVatican Museums and Upper Galleries, including the one of the Maps, Tapestries and Candelabra. The galleries are connecting the north section of the Vatican Palace with the Sistine Chapel and the Basilica of St. Peter’s. The rooms preserved many roman statues discovered during the excavations and many spectacular painted rooms. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Stanze di Raffaello, Vatican City, LazioRaphael Rooms are part of the apartment of Pope Julius II, while the young Raphael was painting the Room of the “Signatura” Michelangelo was painting the Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel . The two artists were rivalry but Raphael will recognize the talent of Michelangelo in the “School of Athens”, you will see also the Parnassus and the Dispute over the Sacrament Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Vatican Museums, Vatican City, LazioBorgia Rooms, the apartment was painted by Pinturicchio and his school and it was commissioned by the spanish Pope Alexander VI Borgia. They are inside the oldest section of the Apostolic Palace. You will see the main rooms of it that preserves also part of the art works from modern and contemporary art. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Sistine Chapel, Vatican City, LazioMichelangelo'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” when he was 61 years old he will come back to paint in five years only Last Judgement on the wall behind the altar.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, LazioThe Basilica was built from the 1506 and 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 minutesStop At: Roman Forum, Rome, LazioBefore the tour you will enjoy some snacks and wine and start your night tour along the Imperial and Roman Forum with an amazing view at night o the forum from outdoor.The Roman and Imperial forum were in the Roman times the Political, religion and economical center. Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Roman Forum, Rome, LazioThe Imperial Forum are the Trajan and the Augustos' forum and you will admire the incredible ruins where ancient roman architecture merge into the the medieval architecture. All the monuments are spectacular and illuminated at nightDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Colosseum, Rome, LazioColosseum under the moon, with access to the Arena and to the Undergrounds where the lift and animal cages were kept.Visit of the first floor of the colosseum. You will stay at the colosseum without the daily crowd.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Piazza Venezia, Rome, LazioOn your walking tour you will walk by Venice square also known as the "Wedding Cake" and proceed to one of the seven hills of Rome, the Capital Hill from where you will admire a beautiful view of the Roman forum and the Marcus Aurelio Bronze statue.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Colosseum, Rome, LazioYou will see the colosseum at night, step on the Arena floor, go to the Undergrounds where the gladiators walked through and where are the cages and the animals and access to the first floor. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Snacks
  • Beverages
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Stanze di Raffaello
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Forum
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Forum
  • Entry/Admission - Piazza Venezia