Private Tour

Vatican Museums and Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

Visit the Vatican Museums and Colosseum in one day. Enjoy an authentic tour, travel back to the days of the Roman Empire, and discover artistic masterpieces from the papal collections.


  • Travel back to the days of the Roman Empire
  • Discover the papal collections of the Vatican Museums
  • See masterpieces of art by Michelangelo and other artists
  • Visit the marvelous Sistine Chapel
  • Visit Colosseum and climb up Palatine Hill for panoramic views of Rome
  • A private and dedicated guide will accompany you in this experience


Meet your guide for a morning tour of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel. Wander the vast corridors and galleries of one of the most magnificent museums in the world. Go to the spectacular Cortile del Belvedere and see the historic maps of ancient cartographers in the Gallery of Maps. Marvel at frescoes in Raphael’s rooms and then, gaze in awe at Michelangelo’s miraculous frescoes in the Sistine chapel. In the afternoon, transfer to the Colosseum and explore it, while your guide recreates the past with stories of epic battles, painting a vivid picture and bringing the site to life. Learn about the types of games and ferocious battles that the Romans enjoyed the most and then get to visit the Arena floor. Next, go to the heart of ancient Rome and see the ruins of temples in the Roman Forum. Climb Palatine Hill for panoramic views of where the ancient Romans met to trade, worship, and conduct their political affairs. Your guide can give you advice for the best shopping places in the Vatican City!


  • Skip-the-line access to the Vatican Museums
  • Skip-the-line ticket to the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
  • Tour with private guide


Pickup and drop off


Passport or ID card


  • Shorts or short skirts
  • Baby strollers
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Non-folding wheelchairs


A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women. You may be refused the entrance if you fail to comply with these dress requirements. Entrance is strictly limited so you must arrive early. Anyone who arrives after their time slot cannot be accommodated or refunded. Please note that this tour is not wheelchair accessible. ID mandatory. Guests who show up without ID cannot be guaranteed entrance.

From 261 € per person


If you are more than 8 people, contact us via email or mobile phone for further information

Cancellation policy: Cancellations made no later than 15 days before the beginning of the tour determine a 70% refund of the total paid price. Cancellations made no later than 24 hours before the beginning of the tour determine a 40% refund of the total paid price. Cancellations made any time after will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Your guide will hold a sign with your name on it. If you wish, at the end of the tour the guide will accompany you to visit the mosaic laboratory and the mosaic gallery of the Savelli family.
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