Early Small Combination Tour Of The Vatican And The Colosseum - Rome

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  • Duration: 6 Hrs 30 Mins
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  • Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Viale Vaticano, 100, 00192 Roma RM, Italy,
  • Return Details :
    Roman Forum, Via della Salara Vecchia, 5/6, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


If you are an early bird and cannot wait to start visiting the city, this is the perfect tour for you. Join our small group tour of the Vatican at 7:30 am to start you Roman adventure in the morning. You will visit the most important attractions of Rome, such as the Vatican museums, the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peters Basilica in 3 hours. Then, you will join another small group to visit the Colosseum, Roman forum, and Palatine hill.

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Stop At: Vatican Museums, Vatican City, Lazio

Vatican Museums and Upper Galleries, including the one of the Maps, Tapestries and Candelabra, here are statue of different periods and painted rooms.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Stanze di Raffaello, Vatican City, Lazio

After having visited the Upper Galleries you will approach Raphael Rooms. It was Pope Julius II's private apartment and here you can admire the Raphael's School of Athens, Parnassus and The Dispute over the Sacrament.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Vatican Museums, Vatican City, Lazio

After visiting the Raphael Rooms, you will admire the Borgia Rooms, painted by Pinturicchio and commissioned by Pope Alexander VI Borgia. Here you can also admire the contemporary and modern art collection.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sistine Chapel, Vatican City, Lazio

The Sistine Chapel will leave you breathless for its grandeur and beauty. Michelangelo painted all the frescos alone using 4 years to paint the ceiling. Here is represented "The Creation of the World" with stories from the Genesis book. About thirty years later the artist painted "The Last Judgement" on the wall behind the altar.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, Lazio

The Basilica was built from 1506 to replace the Medieval Basilica and it took 120 years to be finished. Many important artists, such as Raphael and Michelangelo worked on this project. The inside decoration of the Basilica is very Baroque thanks to Gian Lorenzo Bernini, who projected the Altar of the Chair of St. Peter and the Baldachin. The beautiful chapel inside the Basilica host the amazing Michelangelos Piet, where this painful moment with the body of Jesus laying on the laps of his mother after the deposition from the Cross is depicted.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Palatine Hill, Rome, Lazio

Once you will have finished your visit inside the Vatican, you will approach Palatine Hill, the hill where Rome has its origins. Now it is a large outdoor museum where you can find emperors Villas and a beautiful panorama of Rome.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Roman Forum, Rome, Lazio

Then, you will climb down to the Roman Forum, which can be considered the meeting point of Ancient Rome. Indeed, it was the political, commercial and social center of the Romans life.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Colosseum, Rome, Lazio

The last step of your tour will be in the Colosseum, where you can enter through a regular entrance and go to the first and second rings.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes


Professional guide

Skip-the-line tickets

Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums

Entry/Admission - Roman Forum

Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica

Entry/Admission - Palatine Hill

Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums

Entry/Admission - Stanze di Raffaello

Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel

Entry/Admission - Palatine Hill

Entry/Admission - Roman Forum

Entry/Admission - Colosseum


Food and drinks


Hotel pickup and drop-off

Transportation to/from attractions

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements

A current valid passport or ID document is required on the day of the tour for children under 18 as proof of age and also for the adults for the access to the Colosseum

St. Peter's Basilica is a Church and as such the Vatican can decide to close it for religious functions without any notice. Local operator is not responsible for unexpected closure of the Basilica. If the Basilica closed for religious functions, you'll spend more time in the Vatican galleries with your guide

If you arrive late, you might loose the entrance

Please be aware that to enter the Colosseum it is necessary to pass a metal detector security check. Visitors cannot avoid these checks. Even though skip the line tickets are purchased in advance, local operator is not responsible for time spent waiting to pass security checks

A maximum of 14 people per booking

For booking with kids, kindly bring with you a copy of the ID or passport otherwise the kid tickets cannot be provided and the new ticket should be paid directly on site.

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Near public transportation

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers

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