Guided tour

Rome: Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill Tour for Kids

4.9 / 5

17 reviews

Rome: Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill Tour for Kids

From US$ 208.40 per person

Embark on a journey through ancient Rome on this tour specially designed for children and enjoy a fun day of sightseeing for all the family.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 3 hours
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Skip the ticket line
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Live tour guide
English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Wander through the ancient Forum and climb the Palatine Hill
  • Enjoy a scavenger hunt that's fun for all the family
  • Learn about the Colosseum and Ancient Rome
Full description
Explore the Eternal City in the company of an expert historian and enjoy some quality time together on this family-friendly tour. First, head to the Colosseum. Take a journey through time as you listen to stories of this magnificent arena's most important characters and discover more about ancient Rome. During the tour, team up to solve quizzes, engage in scavenger hunts and take part in several other activities designed to get children involved. Your next stop is the Roman Forum, the epicenter of life in Ancient Rome. Here, admire monuments such as the ruins of the Senate House, the Temple of Vesta, the Temple of Saturn, the Altar of the Divine Julius Caesar and much more.  Finally, head to the Palatine Hill where the temples of the most important Roman gods were once located. You will also have the opportunity to admire a square designed by Michelangelo and the Statue of Marcus Aurelius before getting dropped off back at your hotel.
Includes
  • Skip-the-line tour
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 15 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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Meeting point

At the newsagent in front of the Colosseum Metro Station exit — ground level (there is only one exit, just in front of the monument). The street address is Via dei Fori Imperiali in front of the Colosseum. Your tour guide will be holding a sign with your name.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 17 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5

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Our guide Sophia has earned a full five stars! She told a lot of exciting and interesting things for both adults and children. She also gave us insider tips for Rome. For the kids she had something sweet to nibble on. There is a star deduction for get your guide: unfortunately the specified meeting point on Google Maps was the wrong one, so we had a bit of stress to arrive on time. Besides, nobody was available at the moment. It would have made sense if we had already had the number from Sophia. Nevertheless, we can recommend it to families and would do it again at any time. For information, our children were ten and twelve years old.

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August 26, 2021

The guided tour is truly an indelible and memorable memory we spent a wonderful day in the company of Tommaso, our guide who is a really capable person. It interacts with the little ones (my 7 and 5 year old children) and adults in a truly unique way! He tells, explains and describes how it was a story enriched with details and stimulates the children with games, questions and his iPad… full of photos and stories that are part of his childhood… in short, very very good! I highly recommend it! Cristina, Rocco, Olivia and the grandmother! Thanks Tommaso!

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July 9, 2021

Very nice private tour of the Colosseum and the Forum with a perfectly French speaking guide who managed to keep the children's attention for more than 3 hours.

July 20, 2021

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