Rome Tour: Vatican, Sistine Chapel & Colosseum with Skip the Line

English, French
9 hours
Free! cancellation up to 24h


  • Exclusive fast entrance to the Vatican Museums
  • Sistine Chapel and its frescos by Michelangelo
  • Visit of the inside of St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Exclusive fast entrance to Colosseum


Discover the masterpieces of Rome in one day on this tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica & the Colosseum area. You won't have to worry about waiting in long lines on this tour, we are here to ensure that you skip the lines and our expert guides will be there to give you an insider's point of view.

In the morning you will take a visit to the Vatican Museums. Home to 54 different galleries including four statue museums: Museo Pio-Clementino, Museo Chiaramonti, Museo Gregoriano Etrusco and the Museo Gregoriano Egiziano. These museums are home to some of the most famous works of art in the world, with artists including: Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Caravaggio, Raphael and Giotto, to name a few. An experience that is sure to inspire the art lover in anyone.

Next, you will be able to explore the famed Sistine Chapel. Completed around 1483, the Sistine Chapel is arguably the most famous chapel in the world due to the artwork located within. View many of the most famous frescoes in the world, including the famous ceiling and The Last Judgement painted by Michelangelo. Not only does the Sistine Chapel hold some of the world's most precious works of art, but it is also still used for religious purposes such as the Papal conclave, the process through which a new Pope is chosen.

Later you will visit a popular pilgrimage site, St. Peter's Basilica, also one of the largest in the world and a shining example of Renaissance architecture.

Take a tasty stop after the visit of the Vatican Museums in a typical restaurant for a 3 courses meal (optional). Then be ready to visit the Colosseum Area.

The Colosseum is one of the most popular and amazing building of the entire world. Access the Colosseum with no line and be ready to enter into the legend. Learn about architecture and history of this massive amphitheater which hosted ancient Romans, Senators, Emperors and Gladiators as well as animals from all over the world. You'll finally have the opportunity to visit the Palatine Hill, the place of foundation of Rome and the Roman Forum from the inside.

Please note that hotel transportation service is available for an extra cost and is on a per person basis, added as an option when booking your tour (verify that your hotel is listed in the hotel pickup list). When booking transportation service at the extra cost you'll also have lunch and transport service included from the restaurant to the archaeological area.


  • Professional guide
  • Exclusive fast entrance to the Vatican Museums
  • Exclusive fast entrance to the Colosseum
  • Wireless audio headsets
  • Pickup from central hotels (for pickup & lunch option, selected at time of booking)
  • Three-course lunch in a typical Roman restaurant (for pickup & lunch option, selected at time of booking)
  • Transfer from the restaurant to the meeting point of Colosseum afternoon tour (for pickup & lunch option, selected at time of booking)

Not included

  • Hotel pick-up & lunch (except when the option pickup service from hotels & lunch has been selected at the time of booking)
  • Drop-off at hotel (the tour ends in the Colosseum area)

More information

Note that

  • The visit inside St. Peter's Basilica is substituted by a visit to the Vatican Library on Wednesday morning tours due to the Papal Audience taking place every Wednesday.
  • COVID-19 Measures

    • Enjoy the activity safely! We adopt the recommended legal and sanitary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Among them, keeping the safety distance, the use of masks for both the guide and the participants, small groups, disposable headphones, vehicle disinfection before and after each service, disinfectant gel available, avoiding the use of printed material, among others, according to the specific type of activity.

    Additional details

  • Please, be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour begins.
  • Due to heightened security measures, you may experience delays in clearing security checks when entering the Colosseum.
  • The archaeological area involves walking on medium-hard floors, please wear comfortable shoes and be ready for rain or sunshine.
  • The areas are not wheelchair accessible and not suitable for individuals who have difficulty walking.
  • This tour visits religious sites, and there is a dress code to be observed. Visitors must be dressed appropriately: no sleeveless blouses, no miniskirts, no shorts, and no hats are allowed.
  • The tour will be conducted in a single language in the case of Spanish, English or German, or in two languages simultaneously, in the case of French and Portuguese. In any case, you will only listen to your language through the headphones.
  • Cancellation

    Free! cancellation up to 24 hours before the date of the activity with 100% refund / Less than 24 hours, late arrival or no show: no refund will be provided.

    Starting point

  • Tour without hotel pickup:
  • The meeting point for Vatican morning tour is in Piazza del Risorgimento at the Bar Caffetteria L’Ottagono from 8:15 h to 8:30h.

    The Colosseum afternoon tour meeting point is at Arch of Constantine, located at Piazza del Colosseo, 2. Look for our staff with our logo "I love Rome" (pink color). From 14:15h to 14:30h (April to October) & from 13:45h to 14:00h (November to March)

  • Tour with hotel pickup:
  • Please select the option with pickup & lunch and your hotel during the reservation process. Pickup service is provided from centrally located hotels and may be as early as one hour prior to tour start time. The exact pickup time will be provided 24 hours prior the tour.

    Rome Tour: Vatican, Sistine Chapel & Colosseum with Skip the Line
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    Customer Reviews

    "Nos fue muy bien"
    La guía muy experimentada.
    United States United States
    "La explicación de los guías fue muy instructiva y completa"
    ...pero la visita fue muy rápida tanto en Vaticano como en coliseo, mucho tiempo parados en algunos puntos de la visita escuchando a los guías sin poder ver muchos lugares.
    Darío Marcelo
    Spain Spain
    from 116 $
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