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Rome: Guided Colosseum and Vatican Combo Tour

Rome: Guided Colosseum and Vatican Combo Tour

From US$ 107.72 per person

Join this combined tour of two of Rome's most famous sites. Explore the Forum and Palatine Hill, save precious time skipping the lines to the Colosseum, and discover Vatican City with an expert guide.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, French, Italian
Optional audio guide


  • Learn about ancient Rome from a multimedia video to get you started
  • Visit the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill on your own time
  • See the breathtaking halls of the Vatican Museums with masterpieces by artists like Raffael and Giotto
  • Experience standing in the Sistine Chapel under Michelangelo's incredible Judgement Day
  • Enjoy unlimited time inside the Basilica with guaranteed entrance
Full description
Take in the key religious and historic sights of Rome, including both the Colosseum and Vatican City. Don’t miss out on the most famous parts of the city and walk in the footsteps of Roman emperors and citizens.  Start your experience at the local partner's office, where you'll pick up your tickets and enjoy a 25-minute multimedia video about ancient Rome. Then, visit the Roman Forum and Palatine on your own, and after approximately 2 hours meet the guide for a 50-minute tour of the Colosseum. Learn all about its history from your professional guide. Immerse yourself in Roman history. Either on the same day or the next, take a journey through Vatican City’s highlights on this 3-hour guided tour. Explore the Vatican museums, see the spectacular Sistine Chapel, and tour the interior of St. Peter's Basilica with skip-the-line tickets.
  • 25-minute Ancient Rome Multimedia Video
  • Professional guide for the Colosseum
  • Entrance to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
  • Professional Guide for the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
  • Entrance to St. Peter's Basilica
  • Skip-the-line entrance
  • Guided tour of the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
  • Guided tour of St. Peter's Basilica
  • Entrance to the Dome of St. Peter's Basilica
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Valid Green Passes can be obtained by uploading either proof of vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months, a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts, or a negative antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts to the Green Pass or Covid Certificate apps
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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Meeting point

When facing the Vittorio Emanuele II monument, the office is on the right-hand side and there is a small fountain just in front. Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled time.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Passport or ID card for children

Know before you go

  •  It is recommended to visit the archaeological area of the Roman Forum and Colosseum on one day and the Vatican area on another
  • The provided meeting time refers to the meeting time in the archaeological area for your guided tour
  • You will be able to reserve the Vatican and Sistine Chapel guided tour at the Tourist Office
  • The child discount (6-17 years-old) is applied only with a a valid ID card
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