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  2. Lazio
  3. Rome
  4. Colosseum

Rome: Highlights by Bike plus Colosseum Guided Tour

Product ID: 127208
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You will enjoy a special bike tour through the highlights of the Eternal City shown by a professional guide, all combined with a tour of one of the most important symbols of Rome - the Colosseum.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Colosseum with a skip-the-line entry
  • Admire Rome from a different perspective
  • Enjoy a panoramic 3.5 hour bike tour among the highlights of Rome
  • Bike to the magical places that make Rome the most beautiful city in the world
  • Be pleased to discover any particular of the city with a local guide
Full description
Ride among the highlights of the Eternal City on a special bike tour. Escorted by a professional guide, you will admire the main symbols of the city and appreciate its real spirit by visiting the magical places that make Rome the most beautiful city in the world. Your itinerary will include the following sights: Colosseum, Imperial Forum, Trajan’s Market, Venice Square, Pantheon, Navona Square, Jewish Ghetto, The Capitol, Marcello Theatre and much more.

During the ride, you will also have a little break to taste italian ice cream. Besides the bike tour, improve your experience thanks to the Colosseum guided tour. Visit the Colosseum first with a skip-the-line entry. Learn about the spectacular games and bloody battles that were held inside. Hear about the techniques of construction invented by the Romans, the incredible ability of the gladiators, the violent fighting between the exotic animals and the high level of technology achieved by Roman engineers to build the Colosseum. Walk around the first tiers and reach the arena to learn about the trapdoors and all the mechanisms used to animate the games.

Your guide will keep you entertained with stories of sea battles, tell you about the cages where the lions were kept before the games started, show you the rooms in which the gladiators waited before they reached the arena, the executions and the excitement of the spectators attending the most spectacular, fantastic, and expensive games in human history. After exploring the first level, you will reach the second tiers to enjoy the best inside and outside view and of the Colosseum. The tour will end in front of the official book shop of the Colosseum, where you will be able to find a wide assortment of books about the Colosseum. Your tour guide will be at your disposal to answer all of your questions and curiosities


Includes
  • Helmets
  • Headsets
  • Lock
  • Tour guide
  • Ice cream tasting
  • Assistance
  • Insurance
  • Taxes
  • Colosseum guided tour
  • Small group walking tour
  • Professional tour guide
  • Skip-the-line, special entrance Colosseum ticket
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Entrance fees
What’s Not Included
  • Pick-up and drop-off service
  • Transportation to/ from attractions
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The meeting point for the bike tour is at Via Carlo Botta, 35/37, 00184 Roma RM, Italy. The meeting point for the Colosseum tour is at the local tour operator's office, located at Via della Polveriera, 11, 00184 Roma RM, Italy. The office is located above and behind the Colosseum Metro Station. You have to cross the small pedestrian bridge just up from and to the side of the 2nd level of the Colosseum Metro. From here, the office is around 100 meters (about 300 ft), straight ahead.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Selfie sticks
  • Walking frames
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at time of booking
• Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
• Wear comfortable sportswear, protect your skin from the sun and remember to drink a lot during the ride
• Important: please note that you cannot get into the Colosseum with large bags, backpacks or suitcases. You may bring small bags, but there is no cloakroom service inside the Colosseum to accommodate large items
• A moderate amount of walking will be involved
• Tour is not available for children under 10-years-old
• Visitors must pass through metal detectors at the security check point. Please expect to wait 20-30 minutes to clear security
• Selfie sticks cannot be used inside the Colosseum for security reasons
• All visitors must have a photo ID for the security check
• Mandatory meeting time states 30 minutes prior to the tour departure
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