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Rome: Colosseum and Vatican Museum Small-Group Tour

Product ID: 382828
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Visit two of the most important monuments in Rome in one day. Visit the Colosseum and Vatican Museum, guided by an expert, who will bring the art, history, and architecture housed within the walls of the monuments to life.
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Duration: 5 hours
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  • Enjoy a small group tour of a maximum of 12 people
  • Visit Rome's most visited monuments in one day
  • Enjoy skip-the-line tickets for two of Rome's most popular sites
Full description
Visit Rome's most-visited monument with a group tour of no more than 12 people. In the morning, learn about ancient Rome's history from a professional tour guide that will bring its walls to life. In the afternoon, visit the astoundingly beautiful Vatican City, home to some of the most famous collections of art and architecture in the world.

An expert guide will take you on a journey back in time, recreating the amazing history and mysteries of the largest amphitheater ever constructed in the center of ancient Rome.

Your professional guide will bring to life the fantastic art, history, and architecture housed within the walls of this beautiful city's galleries, chapels and rooms. Then, move on to the Sistine Chapel and hear Michelangelo's painted ceiling described in detail in a small semi-private experience. After this, you will be escorted into St. Peter's Basilica with priority access to explore it at your own leisure.
  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets
  • Professional art historian guides
  • Headsets to hear your guide clearly
  • Small-group tour
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation between the attractions
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums; no shorts or sleeveless tops are allowed
• Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women; you may risk being denied entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
• Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or those using a wheelchair
• Pets are not allowed inside the venue
• The local partner is not held responsible in the case of the sudden closure of Saint Peter’s Basilica or any other rooms inside the Vatican Museums, as this is a decision of the Vatican Administration

From £132.89 per person

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Product ID: 382828