Double Decker Bus 24/48 or 72h | Roman Forum & Palatine Hill Tour | Fast Track

Rome, Italy

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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English and 6 more
Overview

Have a limited stay in Rome? See more in less time—and sightsee according to your own schedule—when you book a hop-on hop-off bus tour, available for windows of 24 or 48 hours. Additionally, your itinerary also includes a walking tour of the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill; pick from two different daily departure times, meet your guide, and, with skip-the-line access, get ready to explore.
  • Hop-on hop-off bus tickets let you sightsee at your own pace
  • Enjoy an overview of Rome’s most essential landmarks
  • Included audio guides, available in nine languages, will keep you informed
  • A walking tour of the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill is also included

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

This flexible hop-on hop-off option comes with two durations and lets you explore Rome at your own pace.

Roman Forum & Palatine Hill guided tour
Small-group (max 25 pax)
Professional tour guide
Headset for the panoramic bus
Hop On-Hop Off Bus Ticket (according to the chosen option you'll have 24/48/72-hrs bus ticket)
Gratuities
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks, unless specified
Colosseum admission ticket

Departure Point

You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.

Return Details

You may disembark at any of the available stops.
Itinerary
Duration: 
1 hour 30 minutes
Operating Schedule:
  The Hop On-Hop Off service is operating from 9:00 am to 6:30 pm. A complete Round Trip of Rome lasts about 2,5 hrs. However, you can join this service within the validity of your ticket (24,48,72 hrs). The validity of your ticket independently from the chosen option (24,48,72 hrs) is calculated from the validation of the ticket.
Palatine Hill
Explore Palatine Hill, the site of an older settlement from the 9th century BC, said by the legend as the place where Romulus founded the original city of Rome.
Roman Forum
Visit the Roman Forum. This is one of the most important archaeological areas in the world with some of Ancient Rome's most evocative ruins.
Roma Termini
Here you can find TERMINAL A and TERMINAL B
Piazza di S. Maria Maggiore
Colosseo
This stop is the closest one to our office located in via della Polveriera 8. You can get off here to join your Roman Forum Tour.
Circo Massimo
from there you can easily reach some point of interest in Rome like the Mouth of the Thruth or Trastevere Area on the opposite side of the river bank.
Piazza Venezia
Here you have the main Rome City Center hub. From there you can easily reach any place in the city center like near Capitole Hill or the Trajan's Market. but also the most significat places in the city center like Trevi Fountain or the Pantheon.
Castel Sant'Angelo
Vatican Museums
Via Veneto
Would you like to have an iconic memoruy of Rome don't miss the chance to take a picture on the Spanish Steps right close to this stop.
Piazza Barberini
Points of interest passed by on this route
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
 
Colosseum
 
Circus Maximus
 
Bocca della Verita
 
Teatro di Marcello
 
Altare Della Patria
 
Museo dell'Ara Pacis
 
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Bus ticket will be sent on your Viator extranet the day before your booking date.
  • Please remind that it is strictly required to print your bus tickets. No mobile tickets will be accepted on the Panoramic bus.
  • Panoramic Bus Ticket is valid for 24/48/72 hours from the first use.
  • For the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill Tour customers have a mandatory meeting time stated 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time due to managing and organizational reasons.
  • To get inside the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill it is used group ticket and not individual one. It cannot be asked just the ticket entrance.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • You must have a valid photo ID to enter the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill Archaeological Area (student's ID, Driver License, Passport or State ID all work.) You will be asked to also provide your name, last name and date of birth (at the beginning of the tour, if not provided beforehand.) Security may prevent you from entering the site if the information provided is not accurate and/or don't match the one on your ID.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Child discount is applied only with a valid ID card
  • Please note that for safety reasons the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill Archaeological Area can accommodate up to 3.000 people at once. This could lead to delays in access to the site, even for pre-booked visitors.
  • The activity can suffer 20/30 min variation due to organizational resons
  • For security reasons all visitors and their luggage shall be screened.
  • To facilitate the security checks please insert any object (including mobile phone) in the bag/backpack or in the tray to be included in the X-ray
  • Forbidden objects inside the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill : bottles and glasses containers, alcholic beverages and aerosols, backpacks, camping, bulky bags and luggage / trolley
  • Can be introduced medium and small size backpacks to shoulder, which must be checked, as any other bag, with metal detectors, opened and visually inspected by the Urbe Security Institute, responsible for the entrance inspection
  • Please notice that the Archaeological Area Administration, which depends on the Ministry of Cultural Assets and Activities has the faculty to close the Colosseum, or parts of it, with or without notice, for events, strikes, heavy rain, or any other reason. In which case, we will offer an alternative itinerary as it seems fit and offer a partial refund
  • No change on a booking can be accepted after 24hrs to the starting time of the tour. In that instance, no refund will be issued.
  • For the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund.
  • PETS ARE NOT ALLOWED
  • Not recommended for traveler with motor difficulties
  • Not accessible for walker users
  • We kindly inform you that any kind of disability (visual impairment, hearing impairment,... ) or anything that might prevent you to regularly join the tour, MUST BE communicate in advance to our staff.

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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