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Faster Than Skip-the-Line: Vatican, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica Tour

Discover the Vatican on a 3-hour St Peter’s Basilica, Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums tour. Navigate the vast complex of rooms, artwork and history with a guide, who will bring the ancient collection to life. Skip all the entrance lines to explore halls such as the Gallery of the Maps and Raphael’s Rooms; step inside the Sistine Chapel to admire ‘The Creation of Adam’ by Michelangelo’; and hear little-known tales about sacred St Peter’s Basilica. Choose from several departures, or upgrade to an evening experience or small-group tour with 12 people.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Skip the Line: Ancient Rome and Colosseum Half-Day Walking Tour

Skip the entrance line at the Colosseum so you won’t waste any time getting inside to marvel at this Roman icon. On this walking tour of Ancient Rome, you’ll explore the amphitheater’s first and second levels with a guide, who entertains you with tales of gruesome gladiator battles. Then visit the Roman Forum to see its ancient ruins like the Temple of Julius Caesar. This tour is limited to 25 people. If you want to enhance your experience, upgrade to a tour of the Colosseum’s restricted underground chambers, arena and upper tier.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Colosseum Underground with Arena Floor Access & Roman Forum Guided Tour

On this Colosseum underground tour, you can experience this historic Rome icon to the fullest with access to areas that are typically closed to the public—the underground chambers and the arena floor. After skipping the main entrance line, explore the Colosseum with an informative guide, who shares stories about life in Ancient Rome. Get the rare chance to walk through the tunnels, stand where gladiators stood and enjoy a panoramic view. Then visit the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill to complete your tour of Rome’s top ancient sites.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Vatican VIP Experience: Exclusive Breakfast at the Vatican with Early Access to Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel

Enjoy a VIP experience at the Vatican with this morning tour that includes breakfast on site. You’ll explore the Vatican Museums before they open to the general public so you can admire famous sights like the Sistine Chapel and Raphael’s Rooms in a more intimate atmosphere before finishing with skip-the-line access to St Peter’s Basilica through a reserved entrance. When booking, select from two options: breakfast in the Pinecone Courtyard with a Vatican tour limited to 16 people or breakfast in the Vatican cafeteria with a Vatican tour plus a coach tour of surrounding Vatican City and the Vatican gardens, limited to 25 people.
  • Duration: 3 hours 45 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 45 minutes
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Early Access Vatican Museums Small-Group Tour with St. Peter’s & Sistine Chapel

Tens of thousands of people visit the Vatican Museums each day to see St. Peter’s Basilica, masterpieces by the likes of Michelangelo and Raphael, and the Sistine Chapel. Get inside the UNESCO-listed complex almost an hour before it opens to the general public on this early-access tour that’s limited to just 12 participants. Enter through a reserved doorway to skip the lines, and stay a step ahead of the large crowds on this carefully planned route that ensures you make the most of your time.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Gladiator Gate and Arena Floor Special Access Colosseum Tour

Get a gladiator’s view of the Colosseum, then explore the Roman Forum on a walking tour of Ancient Rome. With a skip-the-line ticket, you’ll avoid the long entrance lines and access the arena via the Gladiator’s Gate. Stand where gladiators once fought, hear tales of ruthless crowds and emperors, then explore the Colosseum’s first level with your guide. Finish with a tour of Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum, with stories that bring the ruins to life.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Skip the Line: Crypts and Roman Catacombs Small-Group Walking Tour

Go underground to see Rome’s ancient catacombs and crypts on a half-day walking tour. Visit the Domitilla Catacomb and Basilica of San Clemente with skip-the-line access, plus visit the Capuchin Crypt, where you’ll see a Caravaggio painting and marvel at a chapel made entirely out of human bones. Learn about past burial customs and secret Christian worship spots during this fascinating exploration into the history of Rome.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Skip the Line: Colosseum and Ancient Rome Small-Group Walking Tour Including Pantheon and Piazza Navona

See the best parts of Rome without waiting with a skip-the-line tour of the Colosseum and Ancient Rome. Walk through the Roman Forum and Capitoline Hill, once the center of the Roman Empire. Visit the oblong Piazza Navona, once a massive Roman circus. Tour the iconic Colosseum without wasting time in a queue. With a group size of 18 people at most, you'll get just the right amount of attention from your guide.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Skip the Line: Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica Half-Day Walking Tour

Discover Vatican City with a guide and skip-the-line access, including the Vatican Museums, St Peter’s Basilica and the Sistine Chapel. Home to the world’s largest private portfolio of artwork, the Vatican is a must-see for visitors to Rome, and the best way to explore it is with a guide. Learn about Raphael’s Rooms, the Michelangelo frescoes of the Sistine Chapel, the ‘La Pietà' sculpture in St Peter’s Basilica and more. Choose from several start times or upgrade to a small-group tour with just 12 people.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Rome by Golf Cart Private Tour

Experience over 2,500 years of history on a private, 3-hour tour through one of the world’s most popular and influential regions — Rome’s beautiful historical district. Roam the streets of this city in a comfortable, covered, street-legal golf cart — providing access unavailable on foot. This family-friendly sightseeing tour offers a narrated journey of the palaces, monuments, churches, fountains and statues that define the rich heritage of the capital and largest city in Italy.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Private Early Bird Vatican and St Peter's Basilica Tour: Hotel Pick-up Drop-off

Visit the Vatican without the crowds on a private early-bird tour and enter the Vatican Museums one hour before the complex opens to the general public. Enjoy an exclusive exploration of world-renowned art by Renaissance masters, visit the Sistine Chapel, and enter St. Peter’s Basilica directly from the museums, without waiting in the main line. Upgrade for a prime version with even earlier priority access, including the Raphael Rooms.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Small-Group Rome Food Walking Tour: Trastevere,Campo de' Fiori and Jewish Ghetto

Go on the hunt for some of the best food in Rome on this culinary walking tour through the areas of Campo de’ Fiori, Trastevere and the Jewish Ghetto. With a guide, learn the local secrets of the Eternal City and sample traditional Italian favorites like gelato and pasta, as well as local specialties like fried artichokes. Limited to 12 people, this tour offers a more personal sightseeing experience.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Colosseum Underground and Ancient Rome Small-Group Tour

See the secrets of the Colosseum, Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum on this small-group. With your knowledgeable guide, skip the long entrance lines at each attraction. Explore the Colosseum's underground chambers, which are off-limits to most of the public each day and discover Palatine Hill and the ancient ruins of the Roman Forum. Limited to just six people, this tour provides a more intimate experience.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Colosseum and Ancient Rome Small-Group Walking Tour

Go back in time to the days of ancient Rome on this walking tour of the Colosseum, Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum. With a knowledgeable guide, avoid the entrance queue at the Colosseum with skip-the-line admission, and go inside to explore the amphitheater and hear stories about gladiators and Roman emperors. Then head to Palatine Hill for a view of Circus Maximus, and see the ruins of the Roman Forum. This tour is limited to 18 people.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Privileged Entrance Vatican Tour with Sistine Chapel

Begin your exploration of the Vatican Museums an hour before the general public with this 3-hour tour. With your small group and tour guide, head straight for the Sistine Chapel to marvel at its art and architecture as one of its first daily visitors. Continue to St Peter's Basilica, listening to informative commentary on the history of the church and Vatican City as you walk. Entrance fees, guaranteed skip-the-line entry and use of individual headsets are included.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Private Tour: Vatican with Early Entrance

Explore the highlights of the Vatican with significantly fewer people during this 3-hour private tour. Enter the museums a full hour before the crowds with your guide and discover the history and artifacts that kept within its walls. Visit the museums, the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica, with skip-the-line entrance tickets and make the most of your time in Rome.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Private Colosseum and Roman Forum Tour with Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off

The Colosseum and the Roman Forum are two landmarks rarely left off any Rome itinerary, but visitors can spend more time queuing outside than exploring inside. This private tour offers skip-the-line access to both, plus a view of the city from Capitoline Hill. Hotel pickup is included.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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VIP Caesar’s Palace with Colosseum Tour, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill

Leave the crowds behind in the Roman Forum and explore the Caesar’s Palace. With a full Colosseum, Forum and Palatine Hill Tour included, this experience is the most thrilling and unique way to see one of the world’s greatest historical sights.Emperor Augustus is one of the most important figures in the history of Western Civilization but for years his amazing palace was closed to the public and its interiors kept a closely guarded secret. We will take you inside the intimate living quarters of this father of the Roman empire to view beautiful frescoes miraculously preserved for nearly 2,000 years.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Private Skip the Line Vatican Hidden Gems Tour with Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off

Skip-the-line at the Vatican Museums on this tour of one of the world’s most renowned collections of art. With a private guide, go straight inside the complex to admire the Vatican’s architecture, marvel at works by masters like Raphael and Caravaggio, and see some of the ‘hidden,’ off-the-beaten-path sites that many visitors miss. Of course, you’ll visit the Sistine Chapel to see Michelangelo’s famous frescoes, and enter St Peter’s Basilica from the museums, avoiding the main entrance line.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Colosseum, Pantheon and Roman Forum Express: Small Group Tour Skip-the-Line Pass

Combine three of Rome’s mightiest monuments into one tour. Dodge the crowds with skip-the-line access to the Colosseum and discover the legacy of the Roman emperors and gladiators that made the amphitheater so notorious. Next, stroll through the ancient streets of the Roman Forum, where you can admire the remains of the Temple of Hadrian and learn more about life in ancient Rome. Finally, stand in awe before the Pantheon in the morning, or the Palatine in the afternoon. This small-group tour is limited to 13 people to ensure a personalized experience.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Borghese Gallery & Gardens Tour: Skip-the-Line & See Masterpieces Without Crowds

Enjoy the Borghese Gallery and Villa Borghese Gardens in Rome with skip-the-line admission and a guided walking tour limited to 20 people. This popular attraction often sells out in advance, so by pre-booking your ticket, you can ensure you won’t miss the chance to see art by Caravaggio, Bernini, Titian, and other Italian masters, plus you’ll jump the queue. After exploring the gallery, stroll through the tranquil gardens (excluded on 7pm tour) with a view of the city from the Pincian terrace. Upgrade your ticket for a private tour exclusive to just your group.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Small-Group Tour: Colosseum Underground

Go beneath Rome's Colosseum on this half-day underground tour of the largest amphitheater ever built. Step into the darkened chambers where gladiators prepared to meet their match in the arena, and see a recreated timber elevator that shows how animals were lifted up toward the spotlight. Then set out to visit both the nearby Roman Forum and Palatine Hill, Rome's centermost hill and one of its most ancient parts.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Small-Group Tour Crypts the Bone Chapel and Catacombs

Peel back the layers of Roman history—quite literally—with a thrilling exploration of its underground tombs and chapels. Visit the Catacombs of Santa Priscilla, home to stunning frescoes and thousands of centuries-old bones, including those of two Catholic popes. Learn about early Christianity from your guide while meandering the endless darkened tunnels. Next up is the Capuchin Crypt, where you'll find the artistically displayed bones of 4,000 Capuchin monks. Finally pay a visit to Nicola in Carcere and be surprised of how many layers this incredible "lasagne church" has. 
  • Duration: 3 hours 15 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 15 minutes
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Papal Audience Tickets and Presentation

Attend the weekly address of the pope with this papal audience ticket. In Vatican City, your guide will lead you through the mass of people to a prime location, where you’ll watch the pope address the crowd, and hear about the historical tradition of the papal audience. With a personal audio headset, you’ll be sure to hear everything the guide says above the noise of the crowd. While the weekly audience with the pope draws very large numbers, this ticket provides guided commentary in a group limited to 20 people.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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