VIP Semi-Private Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill Guided Tour

Rome, Italy

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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English
Overview

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Enjoy the Colosseum free from long lines and crowded group tours! Take the best out of a back in time travel through the Ancient World.

Enjoy a Semi-Private Skip-the-Line Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill Guided Tour with a real small group of maximum 12 participants. Go back in time! Hear about the fascinating and terrifying history of the Colosseum, including the bloody gladiator battles that once took place here, and explore the first and second tiers for great views. Walk around the main ancient ruins all over the world inside the Roman Forum, and finally profoundly delve into the origins of the most unbeatable ancient civilization ever.
The tour is led by a professional guide, trained in art and history.
Tour suitable for families, couples and small groups.

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Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill entrance
Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill Guided Tour
Small Group (max 12 pax)
Professional Guide
Headset System
Food & Drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transportation to/from attractions
Gratuities

Departure Point

Via del Colosseo, 24, 00184 Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

Roman Forum, Via della Salara Vecchia, 5/6, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Colosseum
Visit the Colosseum, and value your time here in Rome, enjoying special skip-the-line entry. You will walk around the first and the second tiers, and you'll enjoy the best inside and outside view of the Colosseum! Learn about the spectacular games and bloody battles that were held inside. Listen about the incredible ability of the gladiators and the violent fighting between exotic animals. Your guide will keep you entertained with stories of sea-battles, executions, and the excitement of the spectators attending the most spectacular, fantastic, and expensive games in human history. You will also hear about the techniques of construction invented by the Romans, and the high level of technology achieved by Roman engineers building the Colosseum, getting detailed information about the trapdoors and all the mechanisms used to animate the games.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Roman Forum
You will then visit the Roman Forum, one of the most important archaeological areas in the world. Here you'll find 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
Stop At:  
Palatine Hill
After you walk through Palatine Hill, explore the site of an older settlement from the 9th century BC. Admire the incredible frescoes in the House of Augustus 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
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Max. 12 pax per group
  • 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 Colosseum it used group ticket and not individual one. It cannot be asked just the ticket entrance.
  • 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.
  • Child discount is applied only with a valid ID card
  • 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.
  • 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 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
  • 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.
  • PETS ARE NOT ALLOWED
  • Not allowed 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.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 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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