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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.

Reviews (193)
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Colosseum Forum & Palatine Hill tour with David with an "e"

Great informative tour with a great tour guide, both knowledgeable and humorous. Really bought history to life. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

Thank vincebugge
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Colosseum, Forum and Palatine Hill walking tour

Our guide was Maria Terese. She was very friendly, spoke good English and was very knowledgeable. It was great to skip the line and go straight to the best vantage points. Maria Terese gave us time to take photos but there is so much to...More

Thank JerzeiB
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Best Tour of our trip!

I want to begin by saying Fabio was the best guide. You can tell he truly enjoys talking about the history of Rome. He was able to easily spark our imagination as to what Ancient Rome might have looked like. He was well aware of...More

Thank Alexander T
Reviewed 1 week ago
Colosseum Gladiator tour

Julia was an excellent guide, well informed, and made the Colosseum and Palatine Hill tour very real for us. I would highly recommend this tour.

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent guide, David. Clear english, interesting, and made connection with each of us throughout the tour.. Very happy.

Thank John B
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28 September 2018|
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Response from Kathy D | Reviewed this property |
The ticket I selected had the underground included. They have different tickets for different amounts. I got to see every floor of the colossium with exception to the very top. I got to see the underground and all the way up... More
20 September 2018|
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Response from Julianna22 | Reviewed this property |
When I took this tour in July there were only 6 of us in the group. It was great. We learned so much from our guide.
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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.