Vatican and Moonlight Colosseum Combo Small Group Tour

Tour Description

Maximize your time in Rome with our Vatican and Moonlight Colosseum Combo Small Group Tour while led by a licensed English-speaking guide!

Visit the two most visited attractions in Rome, both the Colosseum and the Vatican in just one day as part of a small group of maximum 24 people.

You will appreciate the magical nighttime atmosphere at the Colosseum, where you will benefit from the less crowd and will avoid the heat of summertime.

Are you ready to enter the smallest country in the world?

Accompanied by a fully licensed guide, join a group of maximum 24 people, with your skip-the-line tickets enter the Vatican before its doors open to the general public. Walk through the Vatican Galleries, your guide will explain everything you want to know about the Vatican State! Reach the Sistine Chapel, take the once-in-a-lifetime chance to admire his stunning ceiling and “the Last Judgement” Michelangelo’s breathtaking masterpiece. Your guide will explain how this fresco was painted and the profound meaning hidden in it.

Finish the Vatican tour in St.Peter’s Basilica, that you will enter through a special passage directly from the Sistine Chapel.

After the Vatican tour get to the Colosseum – please note that you will need to make your own way from the Vatican to the Colosseum.

Meet our guide at our office located in via Frangipane 30, near the Colosseum to join a tasty aperitif with snacks and beverages! Visit the Colosseum after the normal opening hours. Continue your small group tour with a fascinating exploration of Ancient Rome. Be led by an expert licensed guide as you visit the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. Follow in the footsteps of the Gladiators by choosing the option with access to the Arena Floor. This is the place where gladiators used to have their fights and you will be intrigued by the Dungeons as well. These areas are normally closed off to the general public. This entrance is a special reservation and will lead you out directly on the Colosseum’s Arena.  Enjoy the chance to admire this important and awe-inspiring monument in a new light in the silence of the night. If you want to experience the Arena and Dungeons make sure you choose this option when booking!

Visit the main areas of the Colosseum and your guide will tell you about a lot of historically fascinating stories. Fully learn about life in everyday Rome as you visit the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill with your guide and group!

6 hour licensed English-speaking guide
Skip the line to the Colosseum and the Vatican
Admire the Colosseum inside and out at night
Visit the Sistine Chapel

Vatican Galleries
Sistine Chapel
St Peter’s Basilica
Colosseum’s arena
Roman Forum (outdoor)

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Tour's Notes

Please bring a valid ID.
No shorts above the knees, no sleeveless t-shirts are permitted, no big backpacks are allowed, no big umbrellas are permitted, no pointed objects are allowed.
Please note that, for disabled visitors with certified invalidity of more than 74%, the Vatican Museums offers free entry that is extended to a companion for visitors who are not self-sufficient. To benefit from this, make sure you mention it at the time of booking so that our staff may handle your request.
Please bring comfortable shoes and a refillable water bottle.
Please be on time to avoid losing entry and thus missing the tour.

6 hour licensed guide
Skip the line tickets for the Colosseum at night (22 euros) + reservation fee (2 euros)
Skip the line tickets for the Vatican
Tasty aperitif at our office


For the Vatican tour the meeting is in front of “Caffè Vaticano” located at Viale Vaticano 100, opposite to the entrance to the Vatican Museums. For the Colosseum tour the meeting is at our office in via Frangipane 30.