Rome: Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill Group Tour

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Travel back to the days of the Roman Empire on a guided tour of the Colosseum and ancient Rome tour. Walk in the footsteps of the great Roman Emperors and hear the stories of gladiator combats.

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Highlights

  • Learn the history of Ancient Rome at its most important monuments
  • Look inside the mighty Colosseum and follow in the footsteps of the crowds
  • Hear stories about the brave gladiators and the bloodthirsty entertainments
  • Ascend Palatine Hill to see where the Roman emperors lived
  • Discover the ruins of the Temple of Julius Caesar and where he was cremated

Description

Learn the story of the Roman Republic and its most important monuments on a half-day tour of Ancient Rome. Enjoy a fast-track entrance at the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and Roman (Imperial) Forum. Meet your guide and enjoy panoramic views of the best-preserved part of the Colosseum. Get a detailed description of the Colosseum from the outside, before skipping the long lines to step inside. Once inside, learn about the spectacular entertainment put on during the Roman Republic. Discover the construction techniques invented by the Romans. Hear about the great feats of the gladiators and their battles with wild animals. Marvel at the technological advancements of the Roman engineers to build the Colosseum. Learn about the trapdoors and all the mechanisms used to animate the games. Your guide will entertain you with tales of mock sea battles and tell you about the cages where the lions were kept. Imagine the roar of the crowd as their blood-lust was met. Continue to the second tier for the best views of the Colosseum. Next, go to Palatine Hill to see where the elite emperors took residence. Admire the views of the Circus Maximus on one side and the Roman Forum on the other. See the ruins of the Temple of Julius Caesar, built in the same spot where his body was cremated. Look at the Arch of Titus, House of the Vestal Virgins, Senate House, Basilica of Maxentius and much more.

Includes

Colosseum guided tour Headset system to hear the guide (over 8 people) Professional tour guide Colosseum ticket with fast-track entrance Entry to Palatine Hill and Roman Forum

Important Information

  • The Colosseum security is checking the names and ID cards of each visitor, for this reason, the wait can be longer than expected, we kindly ask you to be patient
  • We recommend comfortable shoes
  • This tour operates in all weather conditions. The Colosseum management does not provide the possibility to amend or cancel the admission tickets, for this reason, we are unable to refund guests who do not want to join the tour on a rainy day
  • If you arrive late for the meeting time, unfortunately, it will not be possible to join the group or reschedule, because the tickets are not flexible, they cannot be amended or canceled
  • In July and August the tour duration is 2 hours due to the excessive heat
  • The admission tickets for the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and Roman Forum cost 18 euros for adults. The additional amount covers the following services: professional tour guide, headset system, staff, and taxes

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 5 days in advance for a full refund

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