Exclusive Private Colosseum Ancient Rome Guided Tour Skip the Line Tickets

Rome, Italy

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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English and 7 more
Overview

Visit the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and Roman Forum with a personal guide on a private, skip-the-line tour in Rome. Bypass the lines for the 80 AD-built Colosseum and explore the first and second tiers of the amphitheater as your guide tells of the gladiatorial battles staged here. Afterward, delve into the ruins of Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum while learning about their history. Includes entrance tickets and choice of morning or afternoon departure.
  • Private Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and Roman Forum walking tour in Rome
  • Skip the ticket lines to avoid waiting
  • Explore the Colosseum, the biggest amphitheater ever built, and learn about the bloody contests held here
  • Stroll the ruins of Palatine Hill, where Rome’s imperial palaces stood
  • Tour the highlights of the Roman Forum and gaze over Rome from Capitoline Hill
  • Hear facts about ancient Rome from a private art historian guide
  • Family-friendly tour, with entrance tickets and choice of morning or afternoon departure included

3-hrs Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill private tour
Skip the line entrance
Official Guide
Assistance
Food and drinks
Gratuities
Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Departure Point

Via della Polveriera, 8, 00184 Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

Roman Forum, Via della Salara Vecchia, 5/6, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Colosseum
Visit Rome's symbolic monument In the comfort of a private group (your party size), that makes it easy and fun for all ages. Bypass the queue at the Colosseum to avoid long waits. Explore the first and second tiers for great views. Learn about the amphitheater's history from a guide with an art and archaeology background.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Palatine Hill
Walk through Palatine Hill, explore the site of an older settlement from the 9th century BC. Admire the first settlements of the city of Rome and the Hippodrome, an elliptical sunken garden from the Palace of Domitian. Here, enjoy an impressive view of the Circus Maximus and the valley of the Roman Forum. Learn about the legend of Romulus and Remus, the abandoned brothers raised by a wolf who fought each other for power and control.
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Roman Forum
You will then, 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, including the Temple of Julius Caesar, Arch of Titus, House of the Vestal Virgins, Senate House and Basilica of Maxentius. Admire the Roman Forum's Sacred Way, the triumphal road where the Centurions of Caesar marched after their return from countless battles and conquests.
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Customers have a mandatory meeting time stated 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time due to managing and organizational reasons.
  • To get inside the Colosseum it used group ticket and not individual one. It cannot be asked just the ticket entrance.
  • The activity can suffer 20/30 min variation due to organizational resons
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • You must have a valid photo ID to enter the Colosseum (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.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Child discount is applied only with a valid ID card
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Please note that for safety reasons the Coliseum can accommodate up to 3.000 people at once.This could lead to delays in access to the site, even for pre-booked visitors
  • 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 Colosseum: 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 Colosseum 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 travelers with walking problems
  • 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.
  • 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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