Guided tour

Colosseum: Tour with Roman Forum and Palatine Hill with Transfer

4.6 / 5

30 reviews

Colosseum: Tour with Roman Forum and Palatine Hill with Transfer

From US$ 124.49 per person

Join a guided tour through Ancient Rome, led by an expert guide. Skip the lines at the Colosseum, visit the ruins of the Roman Forum, and admire the views from Palatine Hill.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration options: 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian
Pickup optional
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Private or small groups available
Highlights
  • Enjoy skip-the-line access to the Colosseum
  • Journey through the city's history with visits to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
  • Learn all about life in Ancient Rome from your expert guide
  • Soak up over 2000 years of history of the Roman Empire
  • Relax with return hotel transfers included
Full description
Explore the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill with a guided tour of all 3 attractions. Learn all about the biggest amphitheater in the Roman Empire, everyday Roman life, and the founding site of the city. After pickup from your hotel, skip the ticket line to enter the Colosseum. Listen as your guide tells you all about the history of this famous arena. See the arena floor from the stands, and imagine the battle scenes with gladiators and wild animals below. Next, visit the Roman Forum to see where the center of Roman social, political, and religious life took place. Home to the old marketplace and Temple of Julius Caesar, it was a grand site at the heart of Roman life. Head up Palatine Hill next, the rumored birthplace of Rome and middle of the 7 hills. Enjoy panoramic views over the city from here, including unforgettable views of the Colosseum and Roman Forum themselves. Travel along the Via Sacra, the road connecting all 3 sites, as your guide paints a picture of Roman life for your group. At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back to your hotel.
Includes
  • Colosseum, Roman Forum, Palatine Hill guided tour
  • Access to Colosseum
  • Access to Roman Forum
  • Access to Palatine Hill
  • Live tour guide
  • Pickup and transport to activity: Bus / coach, van
  • Drop-off: Bus / coach, van
  • Headset to hear the guide better
  • Access to Colosseum Arena Floor
  • Access to Colosseum Underground
  • Access to Colosseum Upper Level
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card
    • Comfortable shoes
    • Water
    • Pacemaker card

    Not allowed

    • Pets
    • Weapons or sharp objects
    • Baby strollers
    • Luggage or large bags
    • Selfie sticks
    • Backpacks
    • Glass objects

    Know before you go

    • There are no cloakrooms at the Colosseum
    • All visitors must pass through airport-style security, during high season the waiting time may be up to 20 minutes
    • Tours operate rain or shine
    • This activity entails a fair amount of walking, hills, and stairs
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.6 /5

    based on 30 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      3.9/5
    • Value for money
      4.3/5
    • Service
      4.8/5
    • Organization
      4.8/5

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    The tour was well organized and our guide was extremely knowledgeable, patient and very accommodating.

    October 8, 2019

    Picked up from the hotel 30 minutes too early ... we checked into the hotel exactly 5 minutes beforehand ... 1 hour drove across town, picked up guests in 2 different hotels ... Philipp was very nice ... but much too quietly spoken .... didn't wait until we came ... just left ... talked ... for € 100.00 per person I expect something different ... on this day there was no entry ... ie we paid € 200.00 for a guided tour that 90% didn't understand and took a taxi for 1 hour across the city, where we got sick ... SORRY

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    October 4, 2019

    Very informative at a casual pace

    Vittoria was excellant and displayed a good knowledge and was pleasant in her presentation

    June 24, 2017

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    Product ID: 48924

    VA ID: 393694