Archeological Tour by PhD Guide Donato w/ Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill

Rome, Italy

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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
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Get an in-depth introduction to the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and Roman Forum during this private, archaeologist-led half-day tour. Listen to stories of tumult and intrigue from the early days of the Eternal City's history as you explore the iconic, millennia-old ruins. Skip-the-line admission tickets are included.
  • An archaeologist-led half-day tour of the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and Roman Forum
  • Choose from morning or afternoon tours for added flexibility
  • Bypass the usual wait times with on-the-spot admission
  • Enjoy a private tour experience, tailored to your group

Local guide
Professional archaeologist guide
Blue Badge guide
Food and drink

Departure Point

Colosseo, 00184 Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

Return Details

Roman Forum, Via della Salara Vecchia, 5/6, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
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You will meet your private guide Donato in front of the Colosseum Metro Station exit at either 8:30am or 1:30pm, depending on the option selected. Thanks to this tour, you will not only skip the lines, but you will discover the Colosseum and its surrounding area in a unique way. Enter the Colosseum, the most important amphitheater in the world, and explore the arena and the seating area with your guide. It will be interesting to find out how the spectators spent their time and how the gladiators fought.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
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Palatine Hill
Surprise yourself with the breathtaking view and see the surviving mosaics and frescoes in the Emperor's Palace, sitting at the top of Palatine Hill.
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
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Roman Forum
Your top rated guide Donato will show you the Roman Forum. Admire the ruins of the Senate House, the Temple of Julius Caesar, the Triumphal Arches, and other government and religious buildings.
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

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