Skip-the-Line Tour: Colosseum and Vatican Museum

Tours & Sightseeing in Rome

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Enjoy this 6 hour tour to see the main features of the Eternal City! You will start with this skip-the-line group tour at 9:30am, after meeting up with your professional art historian guide. You will visit the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Palatine Hill. In the evening you will have the Vatican Museum and you will admire one of the greatest collections of art in the world. Food and drinks are not included on this tour.
After meeting up with your guide at 9:30am, your day will start at the Colosseum, the monumental symbol of the ancient Rome. You will hear about the gladiatorial battles, the mad emperors and the everyday life of Romans. The tour will continue on to the Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum, which used to be the center of the Roman social life. After the Ancient Rome tour, you can have a short break for lunch (not included). You will meet your Vatican guide directly in the Vatican City (transport to the Vatican is not inlcuded). You will be guided through the intriguing history of the Vatican Museum. You will see the unique art exhibition enclosed in this vast Museum commissioned by Popes through the centuries. The collection includes works of Leonardo Da Vinci, Giotto, Raffaello and other world-famous artist of the Italian High-Renaissance. At the end of the tour, your guide will lead you to the absolute highlight of the Vatican Museum: The Sistine Chapel by Michelangelo. Your guide will let you have a direct access to St Peter’s Basilica and you can stay inside the Basilica as you wish without the guide.

What’s included

  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - Palatine Hill
  • Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Forum
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions


  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Skip the line
  • Step back in time on a history tour