Vatican and Colosseum tours with skip-the-line tickets and hotel pick-up

Full-day Tour of Vatican and Colosseum, with skip-the-line tickets and hotel pick-up

7 h
Walking Tours
difficulty Very easy
Wheelchair Not Accessible
Best reviews
( 4.65 )2 reviews

Guide pleasant and good sense of humour

Catherine D.
Skip the Line!Pick up included

Guided Vatican and Colosseum Tours with Skip the Line Tickets and pick-up

This full day Vatican and Colosseum tour will allow you to see nearly every notable sight in Rome. This walking tour will let you discover the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, the St. Peter's Basilca and Ancient Rome. This is the perfect tour for those without much time in Rome.

Vatican and Colosseum tours with skip-the-line tickets and hotel pick-up highlights: 

  • A full day Vatican and Colosseum tour to marvel at art and architecture from the Renaissance and the time of Christ
  • Visit the famed Vatican City, where stops include the Vatican Museum, St. Peter’s Basilica and the Sistine Chapel
  • Skip the lines at the most famous sights of Rome: the Vatican, the Colosseum, the Roman Forums and the Palatine Hill
  • Listen to the engaging and educational commentary provided by your expert guide
  • Enjoy the lunch included in the tour

Spend an amazing full day in the Eternal City, making your way from one landmark to the next and enjoying the sight of historical art and archaeology interspersed with modern buildings. This all-inclusive tour will start by picking you up right at your hotel and includes skip-the-line tickets for Vatican Museums and Colosseum! Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to tour the must-see higlights of both Rome and the Vatican City.

Visit Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and Saint Peter's Basilica

In the morning, you'll begin your journey in Vatican City. Here, you can admire many of the world's most revered works of art and spend time among some of Christianity's most sacred sites.
You will start in the maze-like Vatican Museum, where your private guide will lead you through each of the must-see rooms. Next, you'll walk the hallowed halls of St. Peter's Basilica and the Sistine Chapel. Perhaps the Vatican Sistine Chapel, with Michelangelo's frescoes is one of the most beautiful masterpieces in the world and admiring it with the explanation of your guide will probably be oen of the best elifetime experience.

Move to Ancient Rome's highlights: Colosseum, Roman Forum and city center

In the afternoon, after a tasty lunch at the restaurant (included), you'll leave the Vatican and depart for the Eternal City proper. Your journey will take you through the heart of Rome as you visit each of this magnificent city's most famous monuments.
First, you will enter the Colosseum and your guide will explain its history as you wander amidst the ruins. Next, you'll see the Arch of Constantine, the Roman Forum,  an ancient marketplace home to the ruins of once-important government buildings of the roman empire, and pass by the Capitoline Hill, the citadel of the early Romans. For the access to the colosseum, your guide will provide you the skip the line entrance tickets, to save precious time for your day in Rome

Explore the best attractions of Rome with this day tour, lunch included

This comprehensive full day guided tour to the Vatican and Colosseum is what you need if you only have few time  to spend in Rome. It offers a unique and unforgettable day in the Eternal City, giving you the chance to visit two of the most impressive art sites in the world. As promised, your guide will take you through every major point of interest, departing expert knowledge as you skip the line at each landmark. Plus, the full day tour includes also a good lunch in Rome, between the morning tour and the afternoon tour.

More tours to visit Rome's best attractions!

If you are not interested in the pick-up, or if it not possible to arrange the pick-up in your accommodation (we remind you that the pick-up is available ONLY at hotels in the center of Rome, and NOT in apartments or B&Bs), you can check our full-day tour without the pick-up service.
If you prefer a more intimate experience than a group tour, we suggest you the private tour of Vatican  museums and Colosseum or the private Tour only of the Vatican city and Vatican museums  on which you will have a private guide at your disposal.

  • Pick-up at your hotel (if in the centre of Rome)
  • Vatican Museums
  • Raphael's Rooms
  • Sistine Chapel
  • St. Peter's Basilica
  • Lunch at restaurant
  • Colosseum
  • Roman Forum
  • Palatine Hill
  • Pick-up at your hotel (if in the centre of Rome)
  • Skip the line entrance tickets
  • Professional tour guide
  • Lunch
  • Headsets
  • Tips (optional)
  • Drop-off service
Meeting point: 

Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.


This is a combination tour, that allows you to visit both the Vatican and the Colosseum in one day, with lunch included.
From the 1st April 2018, the tour is conducted in monolingual mode in English, German and Spanish, and in multilingual mode in French/Portuguese. During the winter season, the tour is monolingual in English and Spanish.
The itinerary of the tour may change due to unforeseen Vatican events.
On Wednesday morning access to the Basilica is forbidden due to the Papal audience. It will be REPLACED WITH VATICAN LIBRARY.
We suggest you to wear comfortable clothes and shoes. To acces the St. Peter's Basilica you must have your knees and shoulders covered.
The pick-up is provided only for the hotels located in the centre of Rome, and starts 1 hour before the starting time of the activity. The exact time will be communicated at the moment of booking. Please note that the pick-up service is NOT provided for private homes and B&B.

Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability. Once your booking is confirmed we will email you a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.

Reviews of Full-day Tour of Vatican and Colosseum, ...

Reviewed by Catherine D. from

The city!

Overall pleased, more people in group than promised, plus we had a wheelchair user in uor group and had to wait several times ( perhaps more detail on accessibility ).Guide pleasant and good sense of humour
Reviewed by Atomada from

Vatican and Colosseum Tours

These tours were absolutely incredible ran by amazing staff who knew what they were doing. Just fantastic!! Recommend!