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Small-Group Tour of the Colosseum Including Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

  • Enjoy a comprehensive overview of ancient Rome’s most important sites
  • Beat the crowds and save time with skip-the-line Colosseum access
  • A small group tour makes for a relaxing, personal way to explore
Small-Group Tour of the Colosseum Including Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
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Embark on this comprehensive tour of ancient Rome’s most important landmarks, including the Colosseum and the Roman Forum. Don’t waste time waiting for hours in line: skip-the-line access means you’ll be whisked right inside the Colosseum. A small-group tour makes for an intimate way to discover the sights, while included audio headsets mean you won’t miss a single word from your guide. Continue to the Palatine Hill for panoramic city views.

What to Expect

This small-group tour begins at a meeting point just outside of the Colosseum’s entrance. Lines for the UNESCO World Heritage Site are famously long, but skip-the-line access means you’ll save hours otherwise spent waiting.

Follow your guide inside, put on audio headsets, and discover this world-famous landmark up close. You’ll hear stories about the gladiators who once fought here, as well as the long history of the Colosseum.

Next, the tour continues in the Roman Forum, just adjacent from the Colosseum. Home to a heavy concentration of priceless ruins, the Forum was once the heart of the Roman Empire. See Julius Caesar’s final resting place, the Temple of the Vestal Virgins, and more.

The final stop on the tour is Palatine Hill. Climb up to the top for views overlooking the Roman Forum and beyond, and hear the Romulus and Remus myth from your guide. The tour ends back in front of the Roman Forum.

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Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic tour of the Colosseum and surrounding historic attractions. A lot of detailed information and history from our tour guide. Only complaint is that the tour is a bit long.

Thank grdeng
Reviewed yesterday
Good times with Gigi

Gigi led an absolutely fantastic tour, he was incredibly knowledgeable and hilarious to boot. I would highly recommend this tour, the ancient sites of Rome would still be an absolute mystery to me without the information he provided. He was also able to point us...More

Thank jummatron
Reviewed 2 days ago
The guide made the Colosseum come to life

Our guide made the tour very interesting and her background as an archeologist gave us great insight. It was fun to see the Colosseum Underground and have some stories to go with it. She made the tour of the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill come...More

Thank CBN4959
Reviewed 3 days ago
Amazing Tour Guide In Small Group Setting

I booked a same day tour of the Colosseum, Palentine Hill, and Roman Forum and had an amazing experience with my guide. Of the four different tour guides I've had on this vacation, Andrea was the most passionate and attentive that I've been with and...More

Thank Alanna H
Reviewed 5 days ago
Interesting, Informative and Entertaining

Massimo (our Tour Guide) was very good. He was informative, interesting and entertaining. He kept the tour moving at a good pace while talking/explaining about the sites, but made frequent stops to interject more details or to answer questions from the group. The length of...More

Thank pdfgibson
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13 June 2018|
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Response from VinPat | Reviewed this property |
Our group was 8.
3 June 2018|
Response from Nathan C | Reviewed this property |
No, you would need to leave your bags at the hotel.
Laura D
1 June 2018|
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Response from MaryDSmith | Reviewed this property |
About 3 hours.
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