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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
Great Tour- Much Information Thanks Flavia!

What a great tour! Flavia provided a great deal of information. The group was small enough so I didn't feel overwhelmed. She struck a great balance between keeping the tour moving, yet allowing time to take photos. A++

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pnguin5
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Amazing and Interesting Tour

Michela lead our tour of the underground of the Colloseum and Palatine Hill/Roman Forum. She knew so much information and it felt like a friend telling you about their passion instead of someone just spouting facts. She did a great job despite it being the...More

Thank 763aliciad
Reviewed 4 days ago
Great tour including the underground of the Colosseum

Marilya was a fantastic guide. She was especially thoughtful of our children on the tour, always making sure they were engaged. She was very knowledgeable and so passionate about everything it was infectious. Glad we included the underground of the Colosseum as that was fascinating....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Helen J
Reviewed 6 days ago
Thank you, Tiberius!

Tiberius was our guide for this tour and he was wonderful! His love of his city is evident and we learned so much from him. The time went very engaging and we left the tour with a greater appreciation of the sites and the city...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jns2250
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Tiberius was a gem!

Our group had the most wonderful tour of these Roman, historic got spots! It was a perfect amount of time (3 hours) to cover a massive area. Tiberius was charming and informative. His love of his country's language and culture radiated off of him. That...More

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Response from gaylecooke | Reviewed this property |
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Response from VinPat | Reviewed this property |
We went in May and there were 8 in our group.
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Response from Denise F | Reviewed this property |
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