Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine tour with Vatican Museums upgrade

Rome, Italy
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6h 45min
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What To Expect

Discover the glory of Ancient Rome as you hit the streets of Rome and explore the Eternal City's most famous archaeological areas: the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. Thanks to skip-the-line entrance tickets to all sites, you won't waste any time waiting in line and can make the most of your day! Your guide will retrace the history of the empire from its birth in 753 BC, telling you about the clashes between gladiators that took place in the Colosseum and the exciting events related to the kingdoms of Caesar and Nero.After a break to catch your breath, you'll head to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel where you'll soak up the magic and discover what makes these sites so special.

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Important info

Not allowed:

  • To avoid problems at the entrance, please do not bring large bags or backpacks. The Colosseum does not have any cloakroom facilities
  • Strollers or baby carriages are not allowed

Know in advance:

  • The tour starts at the Colosseum (9AM or 10AM depending on the season) and then at the Vatican (2.30PM). There is no transfer between the guided tours of the Vatican and the Colosseum
  • Each tour will be approximately 3 hours and the break between will be approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes
  • In case of last-minute, unpredictable closures of the venues, you will be offered an extended tour
  • Comfortable shoes are recommended
  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour
  • The itinerary for our tours may differ from the advertised order of destinations. Any changes made to the tour itinerary are carefully planned and intended to enhance your overall experience
  • All participant names are required at the time of booking in order to enter the Colosseum. If the local operator does not receive the full customers' names, they will cancel the booking. Name changes are not permitted once the booking is confirmed

Remember to bring:

  • Due to the security regulations of the Colosseum, a valid passport or identity document is required to participate in this tour; passengers who do not provide valid proof of identity will be denied entry
What's included
Tour guide. Reserved Vatican Museums access. Special access to the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill. Tickets to Vatican Museums. Access to the Sistine Chapel
What's not included
Gratuities. Hotel pick-up/drop-off. Transfers between two tours. Food/beverages
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Know Before You Go

Take part in a guided tour of the main archaeological areas of the Eternal City and retrace Ancient Rome's glorious history. Avoid long queues and get quick access to the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine thanks to skip-the-line tickets. Explore the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel with your expert guide

Cancellation Policy
Unfortunately, our partner's policy does not allow us to refund, cancel or change this booking.
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Meeting Point

Meeting point for the Vatican Tour: Meet at the bottom of the wide steps across the street from the entrance of the Vatican Museums. The steps are located between Caffè Vaticano and Hotel Alimandi Vaticano, on the corner of Viale Vaticano and Via Tunisi. Your guide will be wearing blue City Wonders polo shirts or jackets for easy recognition. Meeting Point for the Colosseum Tour: Meet at Largo Gaetana Agnesi, above the 2nd floor of the metro line B (blue line) stop "Colosseo". Your guide will be wearing a blue City Wonders polo shirt or jacket for easy recognition.