"Skip The Line Tickets" for Vatican Museum & Colosseum

One day to explore the main symbols of the Eternal City, The Vatican Museums and the Colosseum. A journey into history, starting with the visit of the most famous museums in the world, with the suggestive Sistine Chapel and the imposing St. Peter’s Basilica and continuing admiring the most impressive construction of all times, the Colosseum, with even a very interesting walk through the ruins of the Roman Forum. Lunch in a local restaurant in the city center.
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Duration 8 hours


Multi-languageTour guide

Tour highlights

  • Vatican Museum (guide tour and skip-the-line ticket)Vatican Museum (guide tour and skip-the-line ticket)
  • Sistine ChapelSistine Chapel
  • St. Peter’s squareSt. Peter’s square
  • St. Peter’s BasilicaSt. Peter’s Basilica
  • Ride by our GLT Open Bus Ride by our GLT Open Bus 
  • LunchLunch
  • Colosseum (guided tour - skip the line)Colosseum (guided tour - skip the line)
  • Roman Forum (panoramic walk)Roman Forum (panoramic walk)

Guide languages:

Italian English
Meeting point

GLT Box Office San Pietro
Piazza della Città Leonina 8 (Metro A - stop Ottaviano)

Tour description

The tour will start directly from our Green Line Tours - San Pietro booking Office, where you are going to meet our local guide, who will take you to discover the treasures and masterpieces of the most famous museums in the world.

So walking along the walls of the Vatican city, you will reach the entrance of the Vatican Museums where you can admire beautiful frescos, paintings, sculptures, and works of art collected by the Popes during the centuries. Once inside, you will visit the Gallery of the Tapestries and the Gallery of the Geographical Maps, until you arrive in the famous Sistine Chapel, with its incredible frescos on the vault, representing the stories of the Old Testament, and the magnificent fresco of the Last Judgement by Michelangelo. At the end of the visit to the museums, you will have time to discover the beauty of the St.Peter’s Basilica too.

You will continue taking our GLT Open Bus, from Vatican City to the historic center of Rome, where you will enjoy lunch first, in a local restaurant of the city, and then, in the early afternoon, a very interesting visit to the symbol of the Eternal City, the Colosseum (visit inside, the entrance fee is included).

Our local guide will explain to you all the history and the secrets of this incredible construction famous all over the world, and now two thousands years old, and then finally the amazing panoramic walk to the archeological area of the Roman Forum.


  • Local guideLocal guide
  • Vatican Museums admission ticketVatican Museums admission ticket
  • Colosseum admission ticketColosseum admission ticket
  • EarphonesEarphones

Things to know

This tour is not available every first Sunday of each month and December 25.

Due to seasonal opening times the itinerary may be altered without notice.

Times may be subjected to change for reasons that do not rely on our company (Sunday, religious festivals, Audiences, Special Masses). For this reason we suggest you contact our office to get more information and availability. 

Be ready at the meeting point 10 minutes before the tour starts.

We suggest comfortable sportswear and sneakers. In Summer time, hats, sunglasses and sunscreen are recommended. 

The tour is not recommended for people with walking difficulties. Architectural barriers along the path. Not wheelchair accessible.

Accessible to strollers.

Entrance to churches requires appropriate dress code ( no shorts, no miniskirts or uncovered shoulders).

No Bottles, glass, alcoholic beverages, and spay.

Backpacks, Bags and luggage are not allowed.

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