Guided tour

Rome: Skip-the-Line Colosseum, Forum, and Palatine Hill Tour

Activity provider: Enjoy Rome

Rome: Skip-the-Line Colosseum, Forum, and Palatine Hill Tour

Activity provider: Enjoy Rome
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Join a tour to see the most important sites of Ancient Rome brought to life. Visit the Colosseum, Forum, and Palatine Hill with an expert guide and learn all about a day in the life of Ancient Rome.

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Duration 3 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, Spanish, French, German, Italian
Small group available

What customers loved


  • Skip the line at the Colosseum, Forum, and Palatine Hill
  • Let your guide captivate you with stories of gladiators, emperors, and plebeians
  • See the remains of temples, shrines, marketplaces, and much more
Full description

Visit the iconic Colosseum and be transported back to the Roman Empire. Stand in the amphitheater that was once the entertainment center of the city, hosting fights between gladiators and even wild animals imported from Africa and the Middle East.  At the Forum, your guide will regale you with stories of political intrigue, betrayal, and triumph. See what once was the heart of day-to-day life and explore the remains of the most important buildings and spaces of one of the greatest ancient settlements.

If you choose the express tour, you'll skip the Forum visit for a 2-hour tour that gives you more time afterward to explore Rome on your own. Then, discover Palatine Hill, where the legendary Romulus is believed to have founded the city. It became the location of the houses of affluent Romans and then home to the emperors. The ruins are impressive and the view over the Circus Maximus is a must-see.

  • Skip-the-line ticket
  • 3-hour tour
  • Tour guide
  • Headsets
  • Transportation
  • Food or drink
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Please note that there may be a queue to enter the Colosseum due to security checks
  • This tour operates in all weather conditions
  • The meeting time is subject to change and you will receive a phone call or text if this is the case
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 2608 reviews

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I would have preferred to spend more time at the colosseum and less in palatine hill and in the forum. It was a long walk which should be noted if you plan on doing this tour (not for the faint hearted!). But our guide was informative and funny and we didn’t waste time standing in queues.

November 4, 2022

Beginning was a little chaotic as there were multiple groups for same time frame in different languages . After check in and getting audio devices met with our guide Lucy . Very nice and knowledgeable guide with a quirky sense of humor . About 20 minutes after we started Lucy got a call that a group of 5 that arrived late would he joining us so we had to wait for them to continue . Once we got going again went through the Palatine Hills and Forum areas at a comfortable pace with stops along the way to explain the history and significance of what we were seeing. Then went to the Colosseum and started at the floor level where Lucy gave us some insight into the construction, history , and use of it and then to the upper floor where we could be there as long as we liked and got some great photos. Overall was a good tour and learned a lot about the Romans . Operator could be better organized to start and should have rescheduled the late arrivals instead of stopping our tour.

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October 30, 2022

Our guide, Marco, was a pleasure to have as we spent time with him going through all there was to view at the Vatican. He had lots of great knowledge to share with us before going into each part. It made once inside to view much more enjoyable as we knew what to look for and not miss something of importance.

September 30, 2022

Product ID: 217527