Eyes of Rome

Vatican & Colosseum Combo Tour

The Best of Rome in One Day


  • Archeology
  • Art
  • History
  • Religion

What makes this tour Special

This tour is great for people who only have a short trip to Rome and wish to make the most of their time in the Eternal city!

The periodic history enwrapped within the sites visited means you'll have a complete overview of the powerful past of the Roman empire and Vatican state.

Your local expert guide will show you the two most popular landmarks of Rome in only one day, without losing any time waiting in lines!

What to Expect


Enjoy your tour with your own private tour expert at your party's disposal only


7 hours




Wednesday, Sunday


This tour is suitable for kids of all ages


Entrance tickets are included! Enjoy your tour!

What's Included
  • Blue Badge Qualified and local Guide
  • Private Full day Tour of Rome
  • Colosseum and Roman Forum skip the line tickets
  • Vatican Museums skip the line tickets (including Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica)
  • Meet & greet your private guide at your hotel or accommodation

Not Included/ Optional Extras
  • Meals
  • Gratuities
  • Transport between tour sites (Can be arranged on request)

Sites you’ll visit

  • Vatican Museums
  • Sistine Chapel
  • St. Peter's Basilica
  • St. Peter's Square
  • Colosseum
  • Roman Forum
  • Famous throughout the world, the multiple galleries and rooms can take days to visit although only just over a third of the art that Popes throughout the centuries have collected is on show to the public. The museums house an immense collection that includes some of the most important masterpieces of Renaissance art in the world along with some of the most precious Ancient Rome and Egyptian statues.
  • Definitely the most known work of art of all time, the frescoes by Michelangelo are considered the finest work of art ever created by Man. The iconic narration of the vault dedicaded to the Holy Creation and the Bible is a pendant of the huge wall scene (60 feet tall) just behind the altar: the “Last Judgment” with its 391 figures. The side walls welcomed Michelangelo’s creation with pre-existing stories of the Life of Jesus and Moses by Botticelli and the Renaissance masters. Despite the religious dedication, the meaning of the Sistine Chapel trascends the time and space of the Church and reveals its universal meaning for mankind.
  • The largest Basilica in the world is also home to worldwide masterpieces like the famous Pietà by Michelangelo! it even houses an underground crypt for Popes, of which can be visited. The Basilica has a big influence from Michelangelo and you can see his art work throughout. The Basilica was originally built above the tomb of the Prince of the Apostles, where the Pope visits every Christmas or Easter Time.
  • Completely designed by the master of the Baroque Era Gian Lorenzo Bernini, this worldwide famous square is one of the most iconic places in the word! This is the place where the Popes offer their audiences and blessings, and where the Christians use to wait and see the “white smoke” coming out from the roof of the Sistine Chapel, when a new Pope is elected. 140 statues of Popes, Angels and Saints look down on us from the balaustrades of the colonnades and extend their embrace to the city and all mankind right in the heart of the sacred side of Rome.
  • One of the new wonders of the modern world is also the largest ever Amphitheatre constructed during Ancient times was built with Volcanic rock mixed with brick and held an estimated 50-80 thousand people. It was a real hub of entertainment in central Rome, with regular shows, animal hunts and gladiatorial battles. Races were not held within the Colosseum due to the nearby Circo Massimo race track.
  • The political and business centre of ancient Rome, the warn away paths are covered in history. This is where the citizens came to listen to speeches, to meet the senators or to see people like Julius Caesar or Cicero. The ruins tell a story, and it is the story of Rome and its politics, with the likes of the ancient Curia (the Senate) that is still visible, but also with the impressive marble columns of temples which were erected for the first time in V century BC.

Tour description

Rome wasn't built in a day but with us, you can absolutely see the best of it in our cultureful combo tour of the Colosseum and Vatican city. This full day tour of the Eternal city is a comprehensive dive in to the creativity of Rome's fruitful past, allowing you more time in the world famous sites and less time waiting in line.

Either if you are a first timer to the city and not sure what to visit, indecisive in what to see and cannot choose only one place or on a tight schedule while visiting the city, this option is Perfect for you.

The full day of sightseeing includes skip the line tickets to both the Colosseum and Vatican museums. During the Ancient Rome part of the day, your fun, expert local storyteller guide will allow you to discover the heart of the vast Roman empire while walking back in time through the Colossal size Colosseum and the History Rich Roman forum. After time for lunch, your personal Rome expert Storyteller will lead you through only the very best galleries of the Vatican museums until you reach the Spectacular Sistine chapel with it's hidden vendetta's and impressive facade - One of the very best Renaissance masterpieces in the entire world. The Vatican city tour won't be complete without entering the world's largest basilica, the Basilica of Saint Peter. Entering the enormous structure and hearing how large your surroundings are will utterly dewolf you.

Leading out to Saint Peter's square, your full day tour of the best Roman highlights will come to a relaxed end and your personal storyteller will happily show you to your Private driver or book you a table at their favourite local restaurant.

Cancellation Policy

Please note that Eyes of Rome® applies the following cancellation policy for the selected product:

  • Eyes of Rome operates on a Full Refund Policy of the amount paid during the booking for cancellations made with 30-days minimum notice
  • For cancellations/amendments requested from 30 to 3 days from the tour starting time, Eyes of Rome reserves the right to charge or hold from the downpayment % of your booking
  • For no shows on the day of the tour or cancellations/amendments requested less than 72 hours from the tour starting time, Eyes of Rome reserves the right to hold the amount paid during check out and charge any remaining balance for incomplete payments

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