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Glory of Ancient Rome and Colosseum 3-Hour Private Tour

Product ID: 45253
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Travel back to the days of the Roman Empire on a private 3-hour tour of imperial Rome, and skip the long lines to the Colosseum to stand where emperors and gladiators once stood. Walk the Via Sacra to the Forum, Capitoline Hill and the Centro Storico.
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Duration: 3 hours
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Pickup is available from your accommodation within Rome city center only (inside the Aurelian Walls).

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  • Skip the long lines to the Colosseum
  • Walk the historic Via Sacra of the Roman Forum
  • Explore the Centro Storico and see the monument to the 1st King of Italy
  • Enjoy panoramic views from Piazza del Campidoglio on Capitoline Hill
  • Follow in the footsteps of fearsome emperors and gladiators
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Immerse yourself in the glory of Rome on a private 3-hour tour to the Colosseum, Imperial Forum and Capitoline Hill.

Following a pick-up from your hotel, go to the Colosseum and skip the long lines to get inside, saving up to an hour’s waiting time. Once able to seat up to 50,000 spectators, the Colosseum was the Roman Republic’s mightiest arena, taking 8 years to complete in the 1st century AD.

Follow in the footsteps of the fearless gladiators that took on mighty beasts at the command of formidable emperors and baying crowds.

Next, walk the cobblestone Via Sacra to the center of the Republic at the Roman Forum. Marvel at the ruins of ancient basilicas, triumphal arches, honorary columns, and historic cemeteries.

Continue to Capitoline Hill, and on to the Centro Strorico (Historic Center), where you will stop at Piazza Venezia to admire the early 20th-century monument dedicated to Victor Emmanuele II, first king of a unified Italy.
  • Entrance fees to the Colosseum and Palatino
  • Guide
  • Pick-up and drop off at hotels located withing the Aurelian Walls
What’s Not Included
  • Tips and gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please note that the tour can be changed without notice due to weather and traffic
• Please refer to customer service or your concierge for pick-up schedule
• No refund will be given due to missed and delays of flights, buses, trains, etc
• A full refund is due for cancellations made within 72 hours of tour departure
• The tour operates as follows:
2:30 PM from April 1 to September 30 (pickup from 30-45 minutes before)
9:30 AM from October 1 to March 31 (pickup from 30-45 minutes before)

From US$ 227.07 per person

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Product ID: 45253