Skip large tour groups and expensive private guides and take a self-guided audio tour of the Roman Forum. Simply press play on your smartphone and work your way through the ancient Roman ruins and learn about the history of each location that you pass. You can set your own pace—stop for breaks or photo opportunities—and enjoy a relaxing way to explore this top attraction.
Take a self-guided audio tour of the Roman Forum
Listen to narrated commentary about its history
Set your own pace and stop whenever you’d like
Enjoy lifetime access to the tour via the VoiceMap app
Lifetime access to the 'The Roman Forum'' tour
Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata
Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route
Departure & Return
Via della Salara Vecchia, 1385, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
Tour can be done anytime the Roman Forum grounds are open.
Via Sacra, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
What To Expect
The tour takes you on an ordered walk beginning at the Temple of Antoninus and Faustina and ending at the marvelous Arch of Titus, through which you can grab a panoramic view of the Colosseum. Start the tour in the app, put your phone in your pocket, and let your guide direct you through the streets. The total walking distance is approximately 1km and takes about an hour without stopping, but you can pause anytime! Most people will stop when photo opportunities present themselves along the way. The narration is crisply mastered by a professional audio engineering staff, and the tour integrates sound effects and music to create an engaging experience that is suitable for all ages that can wear ear buds.
The exact route can be seen upon downloading or viewing the tour. Audio from the tour can be listened to anytime.