Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill Guided Tour with Skip-the-line Entry

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
icon3 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English and 2 more

The Colosseum is one of Rome’s most popular attractions, with the crowds to match. Bypass the long lines with special skip-the-line admission tickets and cover three must-see ancient sites for the price of one (this includes the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill.) Guided tours include privileged access to the Gladiator’s Entrance—part of the arena floor—and the balcony once used by the emperor.
  • Skip-the-line combo tours of the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill
  • Children under six receive free admissions, plus special discounts for students with ID
  • Choose to visit the Roman Forum and/or Palatine Hill on another day
  • Listen to informative background on ancient staged battles from an art historian guide

Skip-the-line entry to all attractions
Guided tour of Colosseum
Guided tour of Roman Forum & Palatine Hill
Professional guide
Food and drinks

Departure Point

Via Frangipane, 30, 00184 Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

Palatine Hill, 00186 Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
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After skipping long waiting lines and saving hours enter the spectacular monument and wonder how enormously it was built around 2000 years ago to display the power and influence of the Roman empire. See the views that thousands of witnesses of the gruesome fights got. And hear from an expert guide about how different activities like gladiatorial combats, mock naval battles, and animal hunting were organized inside. After seeing the Colosseum you will be amazed by the ways Romans pioneered as designing and engineering masterclasses. Your guide will also present some visuals to show how the place looked before all of it's marble facades and decorations were removed for the city's other construction works.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Roman Forum
See the Roman Forum, considered as the downtown of ancient Rome. This place is now filled with larges arches, columns with remnants of some popular temples, public places, the senate-house and many more. Your guide will explain how these remaining parts used to look originally and the significance of these ruins in Roman history. You surely will get a feeling that you are in a shooting set of a movie based on ancient Rome. Because this is where Roman emperors controlled their empire from for political, cultural and religious influence.
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Palatine Hill
Visit the most important and beautiful hill amongst the seven hills in Rome, Palatine Hill. As your guide will explain to you how the fighting between two twin brothers, Romulus and Remus led to the birth of Rome on that Hill. See the ruins palaces built by different emperors to gather an in-depth understanding of the luxury and lifestyle of higher class Romans. Gaze at panoramic views over the city and experience why emperors and senators chose to live on this hill. A guided exploration of an iconic hill will surely give you a feeling of time travelling because its history dates back up to 3000 years.
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • All guests must need to pass through a security check before entering the Colosseum
  • Please arrive at the meeting point 20 minutes before the tour start time to complete the signup and clear security checks.
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival.
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • In case of extreme weather conditions, the Colosseum Administration may limit access to some or all of the restricted areas (Colosseum, Arena Level, and Third Tier), to ensure the safety of its visitors. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or full refund
  • All tourists are required to show a valid photo ID for entering the Colosseum (Student ID, Driver's License, Passport or State ID)
  • Wearing comfortable walking shoes during the tour is recommended
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 22 travelers

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.Learn more about cancellations.

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