Tour in a small friendly group to see Rome's must-see attractions. You will visit the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica as well as the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and Roman Forum
If you are short on time in Rome, or just want to tick off the ‘biggies’ in one day then our Colosseum & Vatican small group tour is perfect for you. You will join a small friendly group of maximum 10 people and be lead by a fully licensed and enthusiastic guide, to ensure you get the most out of your visits. Add to this the additional bonus of skip the line entry to the Vatican and fast track access to the arena of the Colosseum (restricted area of the Colosseum) and you are guaranteed a small group tour of thr Colosseum & Vatican of incomparable quality!
You will meet your guide and group at 8:30am or 9:15am every day except on Wednesday and Sunday in front of Cafe Vaticano. You will enter the Vatican Museums with skip the line tickets, as we prepurchase the voucher for your group. Whilst waiting to pass the mandatory security checks, your top guide will explain to you the Sistine Chapel (explanation's are not permitted inside the Chapel itself). As you walk through the numerous Vatican Galleries your expert guide will point out all the highlights and explain to you the fascinating history of the Vatican state. From the Vatican Galleries, you will continue to Michelangelo’s resplendent Sistine Chapel. The Sistine Chapel’s frescoed ceiling and awe-inspiring Last Judgement fresco will leave you speechless. Your visit will be enhanced by your guide’s explanation of Michelangelo’s masterpiece. The Vatican portion of your Colosseum & Vatican small group tour will finish in St Peter’s Basilica, where you will gain skip the line access through a special passageway from the Sistine Chapel.
Take a small break to refresh and eat a quick lunch before you rejoin your group at our office near the Colosseum. Please note you will need to make your own way from the Vatican to the Colosseum. Your small group tour of Colosseum & Vatican will continue with a fascinating exploration of Ancient Rome. Again you will be accompanied by an expert licensed guide as you visit the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. You will follow in the footsteps of the Gladiators as you enter the Colosseum through the actual entrance the Gladiators used to use before their infamous combats. This entrance is a special fast track reservation and will lead you out directly onto the Colosseum’s arena (usually closed off to the general public.) From here you will also visit the main areas of the Colosseum, as your guide thrills you with fascinating anecdotes of this world-renowned arena. You will continue to learn about life in everyday Rome as you visit the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill together with your guide and group.
By booking this Combo Small Group Tour, you are receiving a 10% discount on the total price of the two tours.
Via Vespasiano, 28