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2-in-1 Vatican & Colosseum: Skip the line

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Skip the line to two of the most popular attractions in Rome: the Vatican and the Colosseum.  Explore the Vatican Museums and see the incredible art inside, including the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel!  The skip-the-line ticket to the Colosseum also gives you access to the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill. Lots of sites, no lines!


- Skip the line to the Vatican and the Colosseum
- Explore the Colosseum
- View the art at the Vatican Museums
- Admire the Sistine Chapel
- Walk around Roman Forum and Palatine Hill 

What can I expect?

Skip All Lines to the Vatican & Colosseum 
Skip the Line Vatican & Colosseum Tickets has been tailored for travelers who would rather explore Rome and the Vatican City on their own rather than take a tour.

Save time and money booking your entry tickets combined here. The lines to both the Vatican and Colosseum can be hours long, so do like other smart travelers before you and book your tickets from home.

How does it work?

How do I get my tickets?
Shortly after your booking is complete your e-ticket will be sent directly to your email, just print it out or show it on your mobile device. 

How does it work?
Go to When in Rome Tour's office close to the Vatican main entrance to change your e-ticket/voucher for your original tickets. 
Please find all relevant information on your e-ticket. 

How long are my tickets valid?
Your Skip the Line Vatican Tickets and Colosseum Tickets are timed tickets and are only valid for the specific timeslots and the date you choose.

Can I leave and come back in?
Both the Vatican and Colosseum operate a strict no re-entry policy. 

Is there a dress code?
Yes, entrance into religious sites requires a strict dress code. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women. When in Rome Tours and Ticmate cannot be held responsible for refused entry due to improper dress. 

Important information

- You will skip all official queues, and they can be very long, up to several hours. However, on certain days like bank holidays, weekends and religious holidays there might be some lines. This cannot be avoided, but these lines will be far shorter than the public ones. 
- Cancellations occur at very short notice. In this case, we will contact you and offer you alternative tour dates or get you a full refund. 
- Due to security, we strongly recommend that you do not bring any large bags or packages. 
- Please note: Colosseum underground and the third tier (the 3rd ring) is not included.  
- Please note: There is no entrance fee to enter St. Peter's Basilica. However, you do not have the right to skip the line for the Basilica, and you must line up for the security checks along with everyone else.

Ticket categories

Adult (18+)
Child (6-17)
Infant (0-5): Free of charge

Opening hours

Vatican entry at 8.45am (Meet 30 minutes before). Colosseum entry at 3.30pm (Meet 15 minutes before).

From $ 78.40

Wed, 20 Jan 2021


Instant confirmation

Mobile voucher accepted

What’s included?

- Skip the line-ticket to the Vatican.
- Skip the line-ticket to the Colosseum.
- Access to the Sistine Chapel, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill.

Opening hours


Vatican & Colosseum: Skip the line

When in Rome Tours Via Sebastiano Veniero, 21 00192 Rome


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