VIP Access Tickets: Vatican Museums & Colosseum with Arena Floor
Enjoy seamless VIP access to the Vatican Museums and the Colosseum, an ideal tour that helps you explore the depths of the Eternal city. This self-guided tour allows you to explore the vast expanse of the Vatican at your own pace. Your Colosseum tickets will allow you access to areas that visitors with regular passes don't get to see.
- Experience Rome’s iconic sites with this incredible self-guided tour into the heart of Rome as you visit the Colosseum and the Vatican Museums with an escort.
- Enjoy VIP priority access to these attractions and waste no time waiting in its infamously long queues.
- Learn about the world’s most important art collections at the Vatican Museums and dive into the bloody history of the Colosseum.
- Take advantage of the optional skip the line access to the Roman Forum with a host.
Learn About the World’s Most Important Art Collections at the Vatican Museums
Kick off the first leg of this exciting VIP tour of Rome with skip-the-line entry to the stunning Vatican museums. After meeting your host near the Vatican Museum, you will be escorted by our host and skip the Vatican's infamous lines. You will be provided with a map to help you find your way around the Museum and navigate the works of the Sistine Chapel. From there, you are free to explore the museum at your own pace. Don't forget to check out the Gallery of Tapestries and Geographical Maps!
Dive into the Bloody History of the Colosseum with Access to the Arena Floor
Later that afternoon, you will then head to meet another host near the Colosseum to assist you with skipping lines at the Colosseum. With VIP access, skip the long ticketing line and make your way through security and into the world’s largest amphitheater ever. Benefit from direct access to the arena floor via the recently opened ‘Gladiator’s Entrance’. Walk the arena floor and learn all about the theatre’s bloody past. You will also gain access to the underground “backstage” of the arena and area where the Emperor’s box once stood, all areas that standard ticket holders don’t get to see. After touring the Colosseum, you will have the option of staying inside the Colosseum or follow our representative to take advantage of Skip the Line Access to the Roman Forum. You will then get to hike to the top of the Palatine Hill for a marvelous panoramic view of the Forum and Circus Maximus.
- Priority access to the Vatican Museums.
- Map of the Vatican Museums including information on the Sistine Chapel.
- Access to Colosseum Gladiator’s Entrance & Arena.
- Priority Access to the Colosseum.
- Optional Skip the Line Access to the Roman Forum.
Know Before You Go
This tour runs at 8:30 AM from Monday to Friday.
This self-guided tour is available in English only.
Reduced Price Tickets
Reduced Price tickets are available for children (between the ages of 4-14) at 64 EUR. Children below the age of 4 enter for free.
For Your Self Guided Tour of the Vatican Museums:
Meet your host at Via Vittor Pisani, 00136 Roma RM, Italy, Roma. At the junction of Via Angelo Emo, Via Vittor Pisani and Via Candia, you’ll find a staircase running up to join Viale Vaticano. You will meet your host at the bottom of these steps, next to the Gelataria Millenium ice cream shop. Your host will be wearing a blue polo shirt/jacket for easy recognition.
By Metro: The closest metro station is the Cipro Metro Station. Line A of the Rome Metro stops at this station every few minutes. Your meeting point, as well as the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, is a 5-minute walk from this metro station.
For Your Self Guided Tour of the Colosseum:
Meet your host near the Colosseo metro line B. Your host will be wearing a blue polo shirt/jacket for easy recognition.
By Metro: The Colosseum can be reached by metro line B, train line 3, or via buses 75, 81, 673, 175, and 204. If you’re coming from Rome’s Termini train station, the quickest and most efficient way to reach the Colosseum is by metro.
Super Flexible Cancellation Policy
You may cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.
You will receive an email confirmation with your VIP Access Tickets: Vatican Museums & Colosseum with Arena Floor vouchers shortly. Please display your vouchers on your mobile phone with valid photo ID to your host at the meeting point.
Via Vittor Pisani, Roma