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Essential Rome and Vatican Private Tour

5-hour private guided tour of the Colosseum, Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica

Tour Information

  • 5 hours Every day, except on Sundays
  • Solo Travel, Couples, Children, Groups, Students, Business

Why this tour?

Get our Essential Rome and Vatican Private Tour and visit Rome's top must-sees, the Colosseum and the Vatican with the impressive Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica. In just 5 hours, your expert private guide will take you to both sites: you will enjoy the expertise and knowledge of a local, licensed guide and you will save time thanks to our pre-purchased skip the line tickets for both attractions. If you are traveling with kids let us know and we will provide you with a wonderful kid-friendly guide! So, choose our Essential Rome and Vatican Private Tour!

Highlights

  • 5-hour with a private, licensed guide for a quality, interactive experience
  • Skip the lines at the Vatican and the Colosseum
  • Admire the Colosseum inside and out
  • Explore the countell galleries of the Vatican Museums
  • Look in awe at the Sistine Chapel

Included

  • 5-hour private guide
  • Skip the line tickets

Excluded

  • Gratuities (recommended)

Hotel Pickup Instructions

  • Meet your guide at the Arch of Constantine, on the side facing the side toward the Colosseum. If you take the Metro please get off at Metro stop Colosseum, the metro is the Blue line

Voucher Redemption Instructions

  • Meet your guide at the Arch of Constantine, on the side facing the side toward the Colosseum. If you take the Metro please get off at Metro stop Colosseum, the metro is the Blue line
  • For any information, please do not hesitate to contact us sending an enquiry to: info@realbarcelonatours.com. For those who call from UK, USA and Canada, our phone numbers is: 00 1 855 7747031 00 39063204914, working every day from 10 AM to 8 PM
  • For further information, you can also contact us on our Emergency Mobiles 00 39 347 3958166, 00 39 340 1646091 or 00 39 8077626. This number works when our office is closed, from 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM and from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Essential Information

  • Meeting point information to be found in the “Voucher Redemption Instructions” section
  • Difficulty: this has a medium level difficulty, since moderate walking is involved. Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes

Long Description

With our Essential Rome and Vatican Private Tour you will become Rome's greatest expert in just 5 hours! You will get a private guide to take you to both the Colosseum and the Vatican, thus giving you the best overview of the highlights of the city and maximizing your time there.

Your tour will begin in the Vatican, where you will meet your guide and learn everything about it. You will get into the Vatican Museums, avoiding all the lines thanks to our special pre-purchased tickets. You will get the chance to admire the artworks directly from the Popes' collection, dating back to centuries ago. Some of the most famous classical sculptures and most important masterpieces of Renaissance art are right here; it is an unrepeatable opportunity for you. The museum was founded in the early 16th century and it is one of the largest museums in the world. The main highlight you will see is probably the Sistine Chapel, with its ceiling decorated by Michelangelo and the Stanze di Raffaello decorated by Raphael, two of the greatest Italian artists of all times. From the Museums, you get direct access to the St. Peter’s Basilica. It is one of the biggest churches in the world and it is just gorgeous. You will be amazed.

After leaving Vatican City, your guide will bring you to the Colosseum, the world-famous ancient amphitheater. You will learn all about the bloody combats that took place inside. You will get skip the line tickets for the Colosseum as well, thus avoiding long queues to enter and save precious time. From the Colosseum, you will head to the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill to have an in-depth view of how life in Ancient Rome was.

This is a great chance to explore Rome's best places and really get to know them thanks to your private guide. So if you’re looking for an express visit of Rome’s top attractions, our Essential Rome and Vatican Private Tour is exactly the tour you need!

Itinerary

  • Vatican Museums
  • Sistine Chapel
  • St Peter’s Basilica
  • Colosseum
  • Roman Forum
  • Palatine Hill

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