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Ancient Rome and Colosseum Small Group 3-Hour Walking Tour

Ancient Rome and Colosseum Small Group 3-Hour Walking Tour

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Skip the long lines to the iconic monuments of Ancient Rome on a 3-hour walking tour of the Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roman Forum. Learn more about the imperial city from an expert guide.

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Duration 2.5 - 3 hours
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Experience

The experience
  • Skip the long lines to the Colosseum
  • Discover where the Roman emperors built their villas on Palatine Hill
  • Explore the remains of temples in the Roman Forum
Full description
Journey back to the days of Ancient Rome at the impressive Fori Imperiali on both side of the Roman Forum. Explore in a small group, with a maximum of 20 participants, for a more inclusive experience.  Continue to the Colosseum, where you will skip the lines to enter the magnificent arena. Follow in the footsteps of emperors as your guide tells you anecdotes about the history of the amphitheater and the gladiators who went into battle with wild animals for the entertainment of the roaring crowds. Next, discover one of the 7 Hills of Rome with a visit to Palatine Hill. Discover where the emperors lived in ancient times and get amazing views of the Circus Maximus.
Includes
  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets
  • Guide
  • Headsets
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • All participants over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
    • All participants who are over 12 years old must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts
    • All participants who are over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 15 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
    • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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    Overall rating

    4.8 /5

    based on 470 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.9/5
    • Value for money
      4.6/5
    • Service
      4.7/5
    • Organization
      4.7/5

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    we booked this tour on a whim and it was the best decision we made!! usually I take free walking tours however this tour was worth every penny. our tour guide Dennis was excellent, he painted a picture with his words and answered all our questions with detail. he had excellent knowledge of Rome and its history and conveyed this to our group in a very understandable manner, whilst not leaving out any details. highly recommend Dennis as a tour guide!!

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    October 21, 2021

    Disappointing start as we arrived promptly for our 1pm tour, which had all been confirmed the day before, to be told that it was now 1:30 and could we go and kill 45 minutes. Anyhow, Andreta was very good, the microphone/ear piece system worked well, group of about 18 people, skip the line was worth it and she took care of all the security and paperwork. During these Covid times, they are checking your Vax proof and still prefer masks, even in the Colosseum which is predominantly outside Andreta told a great story and brought the history to life, was open to all questions and set a good pace . . . Definitely the way to do it if it’s your first time.

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    October 15, 2021

    The tour exceeded our expectations thanks to the tour guide, Andreada (sorry if I’m misspelling it). She had such an extensive knowledge about the places we visited and shared it in a very engaging way with all of us. I loved the fact that we got the headsets thanks to which we could hear her clearly even in the most crowded parts of the tour. Overall, if you’re short on time during your visit in Rome and you wanna learn/see as much as possible- look no further.

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    September 11, 2021

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