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  3. Rome

Skip the Line: Private Colosseum and Ancient Rome Tour

Product ID: 130404
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Make your trip to Rome eternally memorable with this private walking tour of the Colosseum and the Ancient Rome area. Skip the long lines and visit the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill with a personal guide.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Arabic, Polish, Russian, Serbo-Croatian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the Colosseum with a professional tour guide
  • Make a journey to the heart of Ancient Rome - the center of the Roman Empire
  • Witness the result of excavations of the most astounding archaeological sites
  • Climb to the Palatine Hill and enjoy the view over Rome
  • Learn facts about tradition, history, habits and everyday lives of the Romans
Full description
On this Colosseum guided tour you will visit the Roman Forum, the heart of Ancient Rome; the political, economic, and social center of the Roman Empire. Here you will witness excavations of one of the most astounding archaeological sites in the world, which was buried up to 30 feet underground for over a thousand years.

From there you begin the climb above the Forum up to the Palatine hill, on one of the most historically famous and important of the seven hills of Rome. The Palatine hill offers broad views across the Forum against the back drop of the imposing Vittoriano.

Finally, you will be brought to the Colosseum to learn about its amazing structural design and how it became known as “il Colosseo." You will hear stories about the amazing and terrifying events that took place in its sand and wood arena, where thousands of gladiators and other Roman personalities fought to their deaths or were fed to wild beasts in front of the people of Rome.

Let your personal guide bring the Ancient Rome to live and tailor the private visit to your needs. If you have children, the guide will make sure the kids are equally entertained. In case of mobility issues or limited mobility please contact the operator so that there can be help arrange for a better experience.

The tour features skip-the-line entrance tickets to the Colosseum and Ancient Rome. Please note when entering cultural heritage sites in Italy you will still have to pass the security check, which during the highest season could take up to 20 minutes. 
Includes
  • Admission tickets
  • Skip-the-line entrance
  • Professional tour guide
  • Private guided tour
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Pick-up and drop off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Outside the Colosseum Metro Station in front of the green kiosk. Your guide will be holing a sign with the local partner's logo.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Under 18 discount only valid with a proof of age
• Students under 25 discount only valid with EU proof of age
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
• Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
• The tour requires a moderate amount of walking and comfortable shoes are recommended
• During the summer time please use hats and sun screens, and do not forget a bottle of water
• Due to new security procedures, when entering the Colosseum you may experience unexpected waits and baggage inspections

From £297.15 Per group up to 2

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Product ID: 130404