Palatine Hill and Roman Forum Skip-the-Line Tour | Rome Discovering the Origins

Rome, Italy

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

Walk in the foot paths of early Romans on this tour of Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum. Palatine Hill was the spot where Romans of the Republic built their large homes, until it was taken over completely for the Emperor’s Palace during Imperial times. The Forum was the social center of ancient Rome, and the site houses evocative and fascinating ruins from ancient times. Explore both with your guide on this small group tour.
  • Enjoy skip the line access to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
  • Your guide will share the myths and history of ancient Rome
  • Hear every word from your guide using the provided headsets
  • Book now to ensure your spot, tour has limited space

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

This walking tour includes skip-the-line admission to both the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill.

Headsets to hear the guide clearly
Certified tour guide
Small groups of 25 people or less
Guaranteed to skip the long lines
All Fees and Taxes
Food and drinks
Gratuities ( recommended )
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Colosseum entrance

Departure Point

Via della Polveriera, 8, 00184 Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

Roman Forum, Via della Salara Vecchia, 5/6, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
Stop At:  
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. Start your visit from the impressive Arch of Constantine, emblem of victory which commemorates Emperor Constantine when he ascended the power. Getting on the hill appreciate this archaeological site, with the ruins of many generations of Rome’s emperors on show. Enjoy an impressive view of the valley of the Roman Forum. Continue your tour visiting the Horti Palatini Farnesiourum and its terrace. Here surrounded by fine gardens and elegant fountains you will be given an incredible panoramic view. The first part of your tour ends up with the Arch of Titus.
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
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. Leaving the Arch of Titus walk down the Sacred Way, the triumphal road where the Centurions of Caesar marched after their return from countless battles and conquests. After admiring this impressive monuments runway, get prepared for visiting Maxentius' Basilica and Romulus temple. Continuing to the Forum see the temple dedicate to Emperor Antoninus Pius and his wife. Extraordinary example of reusing during the ancient period. Your visit ends with the temple of Julius Caesar, built by Emperor August to commemorate his father. All around you can see the building where the daily life in the Ancient Rome took place such as the two republican basilicas, the temple of Saturn and the temple of Dioscuri, the House of the Vestal Virgins and much more ... Your tour guide will be at disposal to answer all of your questions and curiosities.
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This tour entrance gives only access to the Palatino Hill & Roman Forum
  • 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 it is 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
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Child discount from is applied only with a valid ID card
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • You must have a valid photo ID to enter the Roman Forum (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.
  • Due to increased security measures at many attractions some lines may form on tours with 'Skip the Line' access. This could lead to delays in access to the site, even for pre-booked visitors.
  • Forbidden objects inside the Roman Forum: bottles and glasses containers, alcholic beverages and aerosols, backpacks, camping, bulky bags and luggage / trolley
  • You may bring small bags, but there is no cloakroom service inside the Roman Forum to accommodate large item
  • Please notice that the Colosseum 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
  • Activity not recommended for people with motor lag
  • 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.
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Not recommended for travelers with walking impairments
  • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers

Cancellation policy

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