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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 6 days ago
Your best tour guide for Rome is Claudia.

Claudia is an amazing tour guide. As a well educated historian, her knowledge of Roman Empire and the history of Rome is very complete. She is very passionate, energetic , helpful and very fluent in English. As a proud native, she shared lot of fine...More

Thank Raj N
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Small Group Tour with an Expert

This tour was very well-organized, and our tour guide (Julietta...not sure the spelling is correct) was educated and knowledgeable about each site that we visited. The day was especially hot, and she tried to make us as comfortable as possible. We stayed in the shade...More

Thank Connie R
Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing experience

It was suggested to me while planning our trip to Italy that a guided tour is essential. Walks of Italy was recommended to me by a friend of mine and I am so glad that I took this advice. My granddaughter and I were in...More

2  Thank Julianna22
Reviewed 1 week ago
We Recommend!

This was our second Walks of Italy tour. Vanessa was just as exceptional as Christina (Vatican). We highly recommend!

Thank Keller49
Reviewed 1 week ago
Awesome tour!

This tour is amazing, and our guide Francesco was fantastic. We had been to the Colosseum before, but it was awesome to be able to now tour the underground where the gladiators and the exotic animals would have passed thousands of years ago! I would...More

Thank John C
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Keli L
8 July 2018|
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Response from Denise F | Reviewed this property |
A drivers license or passport should work to establish student age.
13 June 2018|
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Response from emily1954 | Reviewed this property |
By the low, they can not put more that 25 people in the group. But it depend of how many people made reservation on the particular tour. In Rome Colosseum tour we had approximate 20 people, in Florence it was only 10, in... More
3 June 2018|
Response from Nathan C | Reviewed this property |
No, you would need to leave your bags at the hotel.