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Rome in One Day: Vatican and Colosseum with Skip-the-Line Access

Rome in One Day: Vatican and Colosseum with Skip-the-Line Access

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Rome in One Day: Vatican and Colosseum with Skip-the-Line Access

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Avoid the queues on this exclusive full-day tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, St Peter's Basilica and the Colosseum. Your expert guides will be there to give you an insider's point of view and Skip-the-Line access will ensure you make the most of your day discovering Rome’s masterpieces

  • 9 hours
  • Mobile & printed vouchers accepted
  • Free Cancellation
    Fully refundable when canceled up to 24 hours prior to departure.

Highlights

  • Exclusive Skip-the-Line access to the Vatican Museums
  • Explore the Pigna Courtyard and Pius Clementino, Candelabra and Tapestries Gallery and Raphael’s Rooms
  • See the Sistine Chapel and its frescos by Michelangelo
  • Visit St Peter’s Basilica
  • Skip-the-Line access to Colosseum
  • Upgrade to include a 3-course lunch in a typical Roman restaurant

Includes

  • Exclusive skip-the-line access to the Vatican Museums, Colosseum and the Roman Forum
  • Professional guide (English, Spanish, German, French, and Portuguese speaking guides)
  • Wireless audio headsets so you can always hear your guide
  • Pick-up and transport from lunch to the Colosseum (additional cost)
  • Lunch in a typical Italian restaurant (additional cost, if the option with pick-up is selected)

  • Transportation (unless you have included pick-up)
  • Drop-off

Please Note

    Please read the information below to avoid any delays at the attractions
  • Security: Due to heightened security measures, you may experience delays in clearing security checks when entering venues. Guests with a pacemaker will need to show a certificate to bypass security screening.
  • Dress code: This tour visits religious sites. Please dress appropriately. No sleeveless blouses, no miniskirts, no shorts, and no hats.
  • Closures: St Peter’s Basilica is an active place of worship and may be closed without prior notice for religious events: in this case the visit will be substituted by a visit to the Vatican Library.
  • Wednesdays: The visit inside St Peter's Basilica is substituted with a visit to the Vatican Library due to the Papal Audience.
  • Lunch is included if you select the pick-up service at the time of booking.
  • Vatican cloakroom: The following must be left in the cloakroom: Suitcases, backpacks and containers larger than 40 x 35 x 15 centimeters; Umbrellas, including those with spike tips, medium and large size; Walking sticks (except those required by disabled visitors); Tripods for cameras and video cameras; Signage of any kind. Shoulder bags no wider than 15 cm are allowed.
  • Identification (Colosseum): Please ensure you have valid ID/passport. You might be refused entry otherwise.
  • Bags (Colosseum): Bulky bags, trolleys or backpacks are not allowed at the Colosseum. No glass bottles allowed. There is no cloakroom in the Colosseum.
  • Tour end: The tour ends for everyone in the Archaeological area (near the Colosseum or Roman Forum).
  • Cancellation policy: Free cancellation until 24 hours before your tour date. After that, a 100% penalty fee applies. No refunds for no-shows.

Restrictions

Guests with pacemakers will need to show a certificate to bypass security screening.

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Mr Alex Hansen
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Mar 06 2020
Gode guider der fortalte begejstret og levende om Rom ,kan desværre ikke huske deres navne men de skulle have 5 stjerner ,Dejlig frokost
Mr Roberto Colombi
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Feb 23 2020
Super Silvia, Super Fabio. Es hat sich definitiv gelohnt, man hat wirklich viel gesehen in einem Tag. Die Reiseleiter waren motiviert. Es ging nicht um ein möglich schnelles Abhacken, sondern man hatte vielmehr gute Hintergrunderklärungen und detaillierte Einblicke. Danke!
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Nov 29 2019
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Oct 10 2019
Rome in One Day: Vatican and Colosseum with Skip-the-Line AccessMorning guide: Moona// unique humour and I don't recommend her for children under 12 years old.Afternoon guide: Matej// genuinely passionate about his attendees wellbeing & job!!
Ms Kristiyana Yankova
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Oct 10 2019
Awesome and knowledgeable guides!
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Oct 03 2019
Excellent guide! She was very knowledgable and friendly.
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Mar 06 2020
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Gode guider der fortalte begejstret og levende om Rom ,kan desværre ikke huske deres navne men de skulle have 5 stjerner ,Dejlig frokost
reviewed by Mr Alex Hansen
Feb 23 2020
Image with Rate from Mr Roberto Colombi
Super Silvia, Super Fabio. Es hat sich definitiv gelohnt, man hat wirklich viel gesehen in einem Tag. Die Reiseleiter waren motiviert. Es ging nicht um ein möglich schnelles Abhacken, sondern man hatte vielmehr gute Hintergrunderklärungen und detaillierte Einblicke. Danke!
reviewed by Mr Roberto Colombi
Nov 29 2019
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reviewed by a Gray Line customer
Oct 10 2019
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Rome in One Day: Vatican and Colosseum with Skip-the-Line AccessMorning guide: Moona// unique humour and I don't recommend her for children under 12 years old.Afternoon guide: Matej// genuinely passionate about his attendees wellbeing & job!!
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
Oct 10 2019
Image with Rate from Ms Kristiyana Yankova
Awesome and knowledgeable guides!
reviewed by Ms Kristiyana Yankova
Oct 03 2019
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Excellent guide! She was very knowledgable and friendly.
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Itinerary

Tour duration: 9 hours.

No trip to Rome is complete without a visit to the Vatican Museums. Home to 54 different galleries and some of the most famous works of art in the world from Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Caravaggio, Raphael and Giotto.

The 54th gallery of the Vatican Museums is the famed Sistine Chapel. See some of the most famous frescoes in the world, including the famous ceiling and The Last Judgement by Michelangelo. The Sistine Chapel is also still used for religious purposes such as the Papal conclave, the process through which a new Pope is chosen.

A popular pilgrimage site, St Peter's Basilica is also one of the largest churches in the world and a shining example of Renaissance architecture.

Break for lunch and enjoy a delicious 3-course meal in a traditional local restaurant.

For those that have not included lunch in their ticket, please meet at the agreed meeting point and time (your guide will confirm) ready to visit the Colosseum Area.

At the Colosseum, 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 also visit the Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum.

The tour finishes in the archaeological area close to the Colosseum.

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Pickup Info

  • Start time: Vatican tour at 8:30 AM - Colosseum tour at 2:00 PM October 29th through March 31st; Colosseum tour at 2:30 PM April 1st through October 28th.

  • Vatican tour meeting point: Piazza del Risorgimento, next to Bar Caffetteria L’Ottagono, 15 minutes before the start time. Gray Line I Love Rome coordinators will be wearing blue jackets and pink vests or easy recognition.

  • Colosseum tour meeting point: the Arch of Constantine facing Via di San Gregorio, 15 minutes before the start time. Gray Line I Love Rome coordinators will be wearing blue jackets and pink vests or easy recognition.

  • For security reasons, the Colosseum staff has the right to refuse the entrance of visitors without a valid Passport or ID: please carry a valid document to avoid any inconveniences.

Gray Line - I Love Rome office:
via Vittorio Emanuele Orlando 95, opposite the St Regis Hotel
[email protected]
39 06 474 2501 (6:30 AM – 8:00 PM 365 days)

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