Guided tour

Rome: Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill Walking Tour

Activity provider: ToursAndTours srl

Rome: Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill Walking Tour

Activity provider: ToursAndTours srl
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From US$ 43.09 per person

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Follow your guide through the Colosseum's arena floor, the Roman Forum, and the Palatine Hill on a walking tour. Dive into the lives of history’s greatest ever sportsmen: Gladiators.

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Duration 3 hours
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  • Imagine roaring crowds above you as you walk through the Gladiators’ Gate
  • Learn about the lives of gladiators, including training and living conditions
  • Understand the intricate engineering systems under the Colosseum’s arena floor
  • Enjoy VIP access to the lower floors under the Colosseum arena
  • Visit the triumphal arches of two mighty emperors, Titus and Constantine
Full description

Follow history's footsteps on a guided walking tour of the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill. Listen to stories about gladiators and the gruesome games that took place. Learn about the engineering systems of the arena floor and see the arches of 2 grand emperors during your visit.

Smell the blood and taste the fear as you step through the Gladiators’ Gate into one of history’s deadliest arenas: the Colosseum. Follow your guide along the arena floor, listening to gladiator tales. Learn about the feats of engineering performed by the ancient Romans. Have exclusive access to the arena floor and observe first-hand the complex systems that made animals seem to appear out of thin air and the conditions where man and beast spent their final hours before becoming part of the show. Then, visit the nearby triumphal arches of emperors Titus and Constantine, two of only three remaining in the city, and stunning witnesses to the growing power of one of history’s greatest empires.

Best of all, choose between a private and group tour for your visit so you experience the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, and the Palatine Hill in the exact way you wish.

  • Guide
  • Walking tour
  • Entrance tickets
  • Headset
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months
  • All participants who are over 12 years and 3 months old must present proof of full vaccination

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the Arch of Constantine.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

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

Know before you go

  • All visitors must pass through airport-style security
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 364 reviews

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A very rich learn a lot about the history of the place and it helps to understand the past...doing it with a guide is essential for this...the guide, whose name I don't remember, is very explanatory and passionate in the stories ... Perhaps it would be more enjoyable in times of less heat...we have to go in summer...take a lot of water even if there are sources available to fill, they are not frequent to find...

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August 7, 2022

A well balanced tour. Price/quality ratio is on the positive side. Guide controlled the 20 pax group very well. Nobody get lost or left behlnd. Climbing the palatine hill first was brilliant idea in a hot August day. Only problem we had is finding our guide. Neither your web page nor emails had the information that the guide carries a white flag. We had to ask tours&tours co.. to other companies.

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August 7, 2022

Very good tour! A bit disorganized check-in process, but guide (Fabio) was knowledgeable, friendly, and thorough. Thoroughness did cause it to stretch a bit long, so I had to drop before the Palatine Hill portion. I would recommend keeping plenty of time open after this tour, eating a good meal before, and bringing snacks - you'll be there for awhile and will work up an appetite with all the walking. It's well worth to hang in through it all though! Highly recommend this one!

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August 6, 2022

Product ID: 410744