"Privileged Entrance" Vatican Museums + Colosseum Underground + City Driving

Difficulty

Active

On the Rome City Driving Tour there will be a car bringing us from site to site, but on the Colosseum and the Vatican tour we will be walking for the entire tour.

Length: 3 Hours

Tour Itinerary

City Driving Tour

City Driving Tour

An overview tour of the city, which will be your best introduction to Rome. You will cover so much ground and see so many sites, and you don't even have to walk!

1

Pantheon

Pantheon

On this tour we will cover all the iconic sites of the city center, including the Pantheon, perfectly preserved monument, still standing strong after 1,850 years!

2

Spanish Steps

Spanish Steps

A beautiful example of Monumental Baroque style in Rome. These butterfly steps in the heart of Rome have captured artists hearts and minds for centuries.

3

Trevi Fountain

Trevi Fountain

La Dolce Vita anyone? What else can we say. The Trevi Fountain is simply the most beautiful fountain in the world, and there’s plenty of time for a few wishes!

4

Colosseum & Dungeons

Colosseum & Dungeons

This tour is absolutely the best way to explore the Colosseum! We will guide you through all the restricted areas of the building and also show you the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill!

5

Arena Floor

Arena Floor

You will retrace the last steps of a gladiator as you walk out onto the Arena Floor. Imagine the intense atmosphere of 60,000 roaring spectators surrounding you.

6

Underground Dungeons

Underground Dungeons

Venture underground in the Colosseum where slaves, gladiators and wild animals were held before fighting to the death on the Arena floor above.

7

3rd Tier of Stands

3rd Tier of Stands

You will be able to enjoy one of the best views of ancient Rome from the top level of the Colosseum. Looking down, you’ll realize why it was once nicknamed the “nose-bleeder” section.

8

Roman Forum & Palatine Hill

Roman Forum & Palatine Hill

On this tour you will also walk the streets of the political, economical and religious center of ancient Rome. A place that was once the pounding heart of the Roman Empire!

9

Raphael Rooms

Raphael Rooms

Once the Pope’s apartment, Raphael decorated the walls of these rooms in his frescos. You'll be walking through priceless works of art when going from room to room in this part of the Vatican museum.

10

Sistine Chapel

Sistine Chapel

The Chapel where Pope’s are elected still today. Michelangelo has spend a total of 10 years depicting the walls, including the central point of the ceiling, which depicts the "Creation of Adam".

11

Main Galleries

Main Galleries

Amongst other areas, you'll visit the three main galleries of the Candelabra, Maps (featured image) and Tapestries. Stop at iconic works while your guide brings their stories to life!

12

Colosseum Dungeons Tour!

Colosseum Dungeons Tour!

You'll gain access to the restricted areas of the Colosseum with the second tour in this combo. Feel free to order the tours however works for you in booking panel on the right side.

13

Rome City Driving Tour!

Rome City Driving Tour!

The first tour in this combo is the Rome City Driving Tour. Enjoy one hour by foot and two hours in an air-con vehicle seeing off the beaten path attractions.

14

"Privileged Entrance" Vatican Tour

"Privileged Entrance" Vatican Tour

Enter the Vatican and Sistine Chapel an hour before the public with the third tour in this combo. Did we mention you can change the order to your liking.. when booking.. hint hint.

15

St. Peter

St. Peter's Basilica

After our second visit to the Sistine Chapel you'll have the option to stay and explore on your own or continue with our guide to the St. Peter's Basilica through a special door.

16

Rome City Driving Tour!

Rome City Driving Tour!

The first tour in this combo is the Rome City Driving Tour. Enjoy one hour by foot and two hours in an air-con vehicle seeing off the beaten path attractions.

1

City Driving Tour

City Driving Tour

An overview tour of the city, which will be your best introduction to Rome. You will cover so much ground and see so many sites, and you don't even have to walk!

2

Pantheon

Pantheon

On this tour we will cover all the iconic sites of the city center, including the Pantheon, perfectly preserved monument, still standing strong after 1,850 years!

3

Spanish Steps

Spanish Steps

A beautiful example of Monumental Baroque style in Rome. These butterfly steps in the heart of Rome have captured artists hearts and minds for centuries.

4

Trevi Fountain

Trevi Fountain

La Dolce Vita anyone? What else can we say. The Trevi Fountain is simply the most beautiful fountain in the world, and there’s plenty of time for a few wishes!

5

Colosseum Dungeons Tour!

Colosseum Dungeons Tour!

You'll gain access to the restricted areas of the Colosseum with the second tour in this combo. Feel free to order the tours however works for you in booking panel on the right side.

6

Colosseum & Dungeons

Colosseum & Dungeons

This tour is absolutely the best way to explore the Colosseum! We will guide you through all the restricted areas of the building and also show you the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill!

7

Arena Floor

Arena Floor

You will retrace the last steps of a gladiator as you walk out onto the Arena Floor. Imagine the intense atmosphere of 60,000 roaring spectators surrounding you.

8

Underground Dungeons

Underground Dungeons

Venture underground in the Colosseum where slaves, gladiators and wild animals were held before fighting to the death on the Arena floor above.

9

3rd Tier of Stands

3rd Tier of Stands

You will be able to enjoy one of the best views of ancient Rome from the top level of the Colosseum. Looking down, you’ll realize why it was once nicknamed the “nose-bleeder” section.

10

Roman Forum & Palatine Hill

Roman Forum & Palatine Hill

On this tour you will also walk the streets of the political, economical and religious center of ancient Rome. A place that was once the pounding heart of the Roman Empire!

11

"Privileged Entrance" Vatican Tour

"Privileged Entrance" Vatican Tour

Enter the Vatican and Sistine Chapel an hour before the public with the third tour in this combo. Did we mention you can change the order to your liking.. when booking.. hint hint.

12

Main Galleries

Main Galleries

Amongst other areas, you'll visit the three main galleries of the Candelabra, Maps (featured image) and Tapestries. Stop at iconic works while your guide brings their stories to life!

13

Raphael Rooms

Raphael Rooms

Once the Pope’s apartment, Raphael decorated the walls of these rooms in his frescos. You'll be walking through priceless works of art when going from room to room in this part of the Vatican museum.

14

Sistine Chapel

Sistine Chapel

The Chapel where Pope’s are elected still today. Michelangelo has spend a total of 10 years depicting the walls, including the central point of the ceiling, which depicts the "Creation of Adam".

15

St. Peter

St. Peter's Basilica

After our second visit to the Sistine Chapel you'll have the option to stay and explore on your own or continue with our guide to the St. Peter's Basilica through a special door.

16

Why Take this Tour?

Luxury Climate Control Vehicle

Skip the Lines

Enter Restricted Areas

Description

    The Roman Guy believes that if you buy more you should pay less. That is why we offer better prices on 3 or more tours.  Save up to 10% by purchasing our Colosseum Dungeons tour, Vatican "Priviledged Entrance" Tour and Rome Driving & Walking tour!

    Vatican "Privileged Entrance"  Tour (Small Group) 3.5 hours

    The "Privileged Entrance" Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Tour enters the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel an hour before they open to the general public. This is one of the best Vatican Museum Tours out there. Go straight to the Sistine Chapel before the crowds.  Then you'll backtrack throught the Vatican museums and relive it's history.  You'll then get a second visit to the Sistine Chapel before heading through a special door reserved for our guide to St. Peter's Basilica.  This way you don't have to wait in the lines like everyone else.

    Our expert tour guides will bring the Vatican Museums to life for our small group tour of maximum 13 people. You'll culminate in the St. Peter's Basilica where you'll visit amazing works of art like La Pieta.  You'll finish in the St. Peter's Basilica where you can choose to exit with the guide or climb the dome on your own (entrance fee not included). 

    Colosseum Dungeons Small Group Tour (Small Group) 3.5 hours

    The Colosseum Underground Small Group Tour is one of Rome's best guided tours. The Roman Guy thinks it may be even Italy's best guided tour! With our small group you'll have access to the Colosseum restricted areas including the underground, arena stage and third level. You will separate from the masses and connect with your guide in this awesome experience. This small group tour also includes the Palatine Hill and Roman Forum.

    Not only will you skip the line here, but we'll gain access to areas literally chained off from the general public.  The underground and 3rd tier will be reserved for our group only!  On the arena floor you'll have a chance to walk through one of the gates the gladiators walk through and snap some epic photos!

    Rome City Driving Tour (Small Group) 3 hours

    The Rome City Driving Small Group Tour is the best way to get a broad picture of Rome in one day. This 3 hour tour includes the Spanish Steps, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Trevi Fountain, Circus Maximus (drive-by), Capitoline and Aventine Hill, as well as many other sites. It allows you to see so much in a short amount of time as well as stay cool in this climate controlled luxury vehicle. During this tour you will get out at most of the attractions to explore and take photos. 

    The tour starts with one hour by foot visiting some close by attractions.  You'll then enter the climate controlled vehicle for a two hour tour.  This will allow us to get away from the crowds and experience some off the beaten path sites!

    These tours are 3 seperate tours that would cost $287 by themselves, but adults pay $259 by purchasing it together here!  You can select your tour dates and start times on the right hand side of this page.  The tours should be done over the course of minimum 2 days.  You can also spread them out over a longer period of time if you wish! The Vatican tour is 3.5 hours, Colosseum Dungeons is 3.5 hours and Rome Driving and Walking tour is 3 hours.  If you have questions please contact us for more details!  

Important

*Please, refer to the calendar on the right hand side of the page, for each of the 3 specific tours on our website for the days you are visiting Rome.
** If you have children under the age of 6 on your group, please contact us with your request before booking since an additional cost needs to be applied for the Rome City Driving Tour.
If you have any questions about the combo, contact us and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Where to Meet

Different for each tour. Details upon booking!

What to Bring

- City Driving Tour: A light jacket in early spring or late autumn. Knees and shoulders need to be covered.
- Colosseum Tour: Archaeological sites are normally paved with rocky terrain. The Roman Guy likes sandals too, but recommends comfortable sneakers for this experience!
- Vatican: Shoulders & knees must be covered for Vatican tours.

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$259.00 Adult

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$249.00  Senior (65+)

$229.00  Youth (7-17)

$239.00  Student (18-25 w/ I.D.)

$69.00  Child (6 or under)

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Cancellation Policy

The Roman Guy offers a 95% refund on cancellations made more than 72 hours prior to your tour taking place. Cancellations made within 72 hours of your tour taking place cannot be refunded but we will do our best to accommodate you on another tour or date, pending availability.