Guided tour

Rome: Colosseum, Roman Forum, Palatine Hill Fast-Track Tour

Activity provider: Gray Line I Love Rome

Rome: Colosseum, Roman Forum, Palatine Hill Fast-Track Tour

Activity provider: Gray Line I Love Rome
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From US$ 43.54 per person

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Explore Ancient Rome on a walking tour of the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill, and skip the lines to enter the popular attractions with an expert guide.

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Duration 2.5 - 3 hours
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Portuguese, Spanish, English, Italian, German, French

What customers loved


  • Skip the long lines to see the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill in Rome
  • Learn the history of ancient Rome and its most famous emperors
  • Walk in the footsteps of Roman citizens and see the Via Sacra
  • Visit the tomb of Julius Caesar
  • Join a group of 30 people maximum
Full description

Avoid the long lines outside of some of Rome’s most popular ancient attractions with skip-the-line entry to the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill. Follow your guide who will explain the history of Rome and introduce you to some of the most notorious emperors.

Visit one of the most famous monuments in the world, the Colosseum, the immense amphitheater that was the largest ever built by the Roman Empire. Imagine the gladiatorial fights and public spectacles that took place in the arena.

Go to Palatine Hill, site of the foundation of Rome and settlement of the most important houses of emperors and kings. Located just feet from the Roman Forum and Circus Maximus, it is the centermost of the 7 hills of Rome.

Hear about the legends and history of Eternal Rome and stop on the Via Sacra to learn how everyday Roman citizens used to live. Enter the Temple of the emperor Julius Caesar, and explore the ruins of the Roman Forum, the center of all Roman government and public life.

Hear your guide's facinating commentary better with the headsets that are included with your priority entrance. 

  • Skip-the-line entrance to Palatine Hill
  • Skip-the-line entrance to the Roman Forum
  • Skip-the-line entrance to the Colosseum
  • Headsets to hear your guide clearly
  • Professional guide
  • Guided tour of Palatine Hill
  • Guided tour of the Roman Forum
  • Guided tour of the Colosseum
  • Pick-up and drop off
  • Optional gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  • Children aged 2 and younger can take part free of charge
  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible
  • When a tour group is bilingual, you are provided with headsets in order to not be disturbed by guides speaking in other languages
  • If you have a pacemaker you will need to show a certificate, otherwise you will not be admitted without being screened
  • Only for the afternoon tours; due to shorter daylight, from October 28 the visit to the Palatine Hill will be replaced with an external explanation from the Capitoline Hill
Customer reviews

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based on 16335 reviews

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Gute Tour. Unsere Führerin war extrem kompetent und hat uns das Colosseum, den Palatin Hügel und das Forum Romanum gezeigt. Die Führung ging knapp 3 Stunden und mein einziger Kritikpunkt wäre, dass die Informationen wirklich in einem sehr hohen Tempo kamen. Nur so alle 10min konnte man mal eine Frage stellen. Nach drei Stunden konnte ich deswegen nicht mehr wirklich viel aufnehmen, aber trotzdem habe ich viel gelernt und es hat sich insgesamt gelohnt.

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September 22, 2022

It was an incredibly entertaining and informative tour of the Colosseum and surrounds which gave us a great insight into what went on during the whole history of the area and how this amazing building came to be. Special thanks to our tour guide who I unfortunately can't remember the name of (53 was the flag number!) but she was so full of energy and entertaining and it really helped to keep us all engaged.

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September 7, 2022

Amazing day at colosseum and palatine hill, however it’s hot and sunny but we enjoyed. Our guide name is Fabio, he is really good and very informative, very recommended to to this tour with him. Be ready for hot day, no too much shades at the area specially afternoon time. Meeting point was clear. Booking was easy. Following the guide was clear and the head set was comfortable. Thank you grayline Thank you Fabio

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August 15, 2022

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