Guided tour

Colosseum: Tour with Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

Colosseum: Tour with Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

From $35.18 per person

Take a guided tour of 3 famous Roman sites: the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill. Let your guide bring their history to life as you tour a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Ancient Roman social epicenter, and founding hill.

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Duration options: 1 - 3 hours
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Optional audio guide
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Private or small groups available
Highlights
  • Explore 3 famous Roman monuments on one guided tour: the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill
  • Head down the Via Sacra that connects all the attractions
  • Let your expert guide fill you in on life in Ancient Rome at each site
  • See the heart of the Roman life at the Roman Forum
  • Gain unforgettable views of Rome, the Colosseum and Circus Maximus from Palatine Hill
Full description
Explore the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill with a guided tour of all 3 attractions. Learn all about the biggest amphitheater in the Roman Empire, everyday Roman life, and the founding site of the city. After skipping the ticket line, explore the Colosseum as your guide shares its history with your group. See the arena floor from the stands, and imagine the battle scenes with gladiators and wild animals below. Next, visit the Roman Forum to see where the center of Roman social, political, and religious life took place. Home to the old marketplace and Temple of Julius Caesar, it was a grand site at the heart of Roman life. Head up Palatine Hill next, the rumored birthplace of Rome and middle of the 7 hills. Enjoy panoramic views over the city from here, including unforgettable views of the Colosseum and Roman Forum themselves. Travel along the Via Sacra, the road connecting all 3 sites, as your guide paints a picture of Roman life for your group.
Includes
  • Access to Roman Forum
  • Access to Palatine Hill
  • Live tour guide
  • Headset to hear the guide better
  • Access to Colosseum Arena Floor
  • Access to Colosseum Underground
  • Access to Colosseum Upper Level

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    Meeting point

    Via Frangipane 30. The office is just off Via Fori Imperial under the small arch attached to the tourist information office.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card
    • Comfortable shoes
    • Sun hat
    • Water
    • Pacemaker card

    Not allowed

    • Pets
    • Weapons or sharp objects
    • Baby strollers
    • Luggage or large bags
    • Drones
    • Selfie sticks
    • Umbrellas

    Know before you go

    • There are no cloakrooms at the Colosseum
    • All visitors must pass through airport-style security, during high season the waiting time may be up to 20 minutes
    • Tours operate rain or shine
    • This activity entails a fair amount of walking, hills, and stairs
    • The order in which the sites are visited during the tour can vary
    • A ticket needs to be booked for all participants, regardless of their age
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.6 /5

    based on 20303 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.6/5
    • Value for money
      4.3/5
    • Service
      4.6/5
    • Organization
      4.5/5

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    September 8, 2021

    Very nice! The tour guide was very informative and attentive to the tourists. Radios were provided to everyone so that we could easily hear the tour guide!

    September 4, 2021

    Stephanie was very personable and a wealth of information. This tour is a wonderful way to kick off Rome. You learn so much history way beyond the colosseum. A little long, but well worth your time.

    September 1, 2021

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    VA ID: 387476