Full day Small Group Tour of the Vatican and the Colosseum with Skip the Line Tickets

While this small group tour is not for the faint of heart – it takes six hours to complete – it will enable you to visit essentially every major landmark of both Rome and the Vatican City, skipping each and every line along the way. If you only have time for one when you visit Rome, take this one.

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Vatican Tour and Colosseum Guided Tour with Skip the Line Tickets included

Spend an incredible six hours making your way across the face of the Eternal City, and eXPerience the best that both Rome and the Vatican have to offer in this once-in-a-lifetime small group tour.

Visit Ancient Rome's highlights: Colosseum and Roman Forum

Your guide will take you across the face of Rome, visiting all of the most famous landmarks and monuments. You will see the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, pass by the Capitoline Hill, visit Venezia Square and Pantheon.
No other tour offers such a comprehensive eXPerience as does this one. Best of all, you'll be skipping the line each and every time. If you only have time to take one tour while in Rome, you owe it to yourself to consider taking this one.

Visit Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and Saint Peter's Basilica in a Small Group

You will move to Vatican City, where you will view several of the most sacred sites of Christianity, as well as a many of the world's most famous pieces of art. You will visit Vatican Museum, St. Peter's Basilica, and of course the Sistine Chapel where you can view the work of Michelangelo.

Learn more about Vatican City and Ancient Rome!

By choosing this small group tour, you will be able to visit both the best of the Vatican City and of the Ancient Rome area! You will admire Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and Saint Peter's Basilica, all of them full of masterpieces of the art history. And, of course, you will cross Saint Peter's Square, the real heart of the Cristian Church.
Moving to Ancient Rome, you will visit the Colosseum: the most famous amphiteatre in the world, with almost 2000 years of history. You will admire some of the most beautiful views of Ancient Rome, before exploring the Roman Forum area, where you can see some of the most importants ruins of the Roman age.

More walking tours to visit Vatican or Colosseum!

If you are interested in visiting Vatican City or Colosseum, but you would like to focus just on one of these attractions, take a look at the group tour of the Vatican and the group tour of Colosseum and Roman Forum. There are also several other ways to explore the eternal masterpieces of Rome: have a look at the Vintage Tour by Fiat 500, to discover the historic centre from an unusual point of view or the tour of Rome by night on Fiat 500 for those who prefer discover Rome by night on the same legendary italian car.

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This is a combination tour that combines a Ancient Rome Tour (in the morning) and a Vatican Tour (in the afternoon). You will have about 2 hours of free time to move from one location to the other and to have lunch.
The itinerary of the tour may change due to unforeseen Vatican events.
Please wear appropriate clothing to have access to the worship places (no shorts, miniskirts, tank tops, or shirts that leave the shoulders uncovered).
Please note that backbags, trolleys and big bags are no allowed inside the Colosseum for security reasons.

Reviews of Full day Small Group Tour of the Vatican and the Colosseum with Skip the Line Tickets

Reviewed by Angela G. from

The best of Rome in 1 day!

We opted to do the full day tour - ancient Rome in the morning, the Vatican in the afternoon. Be warned - it's a long day with a lot of walking so wear comfortable shoes! Both of our guides were great and incredibly knowledgable. We will recommend this tour/company to anyone visiting Rome!
Reviewed by An ItalyXP customer from

The amount of beauty to see in the Vatican is overwhelming in the best way possible!

Our tour was amazing from start to finish. We had an amazing guide, Erturk, who was knowledgable and passionate about his tour of the Vatican. We were able to see and learn so much during our tour. There is so much to see and enjoy on this tour, you can't go wrong. John USA
Reviewed by An ItalyXP customer from

collesuem tour was great

Serena was a great tour guide in the morning, only thing was not having transport from the morning tour to the one in the afternoon at the Vatican and not enough time in between to grab a lunch..due to crowds we got into areas late but there should be a way to give a little extra for food. A full day tour with no eating is hard...
Reviewed by bart666_12 from United Kingdom

Excellent tour with an excellent guide

Our tour guide, Fabrizio (?), was absolutely brilliant. He explained what we were looking at, without going on for too long as some guides do. He was friendly, courteous and extremely knowledgeable, explaining that he was an archaeologist. His English was also excellent which made the whole tour easy to understand. Overall, well worth the money.
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