Guided tour

Colosseum: Tour with Underground, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

Colosseum: Tour with Underground, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

From £50.39 per person

Travel back to ancient times on this tour that gives you a unique experience of the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and the Roman Forum. Tour the sites with the best tour guides Rome has to offer and enjoy VIP skip-the-line access.

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Free cancellation
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Duration options: 2 - 4 hours
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English, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, French
Private or small groups available
Highlights
  • Marvel at the centuries-old design of the Colosseum
  • Take in panoramic views of the city from the Palatine Hill
  • Visit the Roman Forum, the center of life in Ancient Rome
  • Explore all three sites with VIP skip-the-line access
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This incredible tour goes to the very heart of ancient Rome and allows you to explore the Empire’s most iconic monuments. With your group, an experienced tour guide will take you back to the time of gladiator fights at the Colosseum. Your guide will also reveal the secrets of the Roman Forum, which was the political and economic center of the city. No tour of this area would be complete without exploring the Palatine Hill. This was the Beverly Hills of ancient Rome, where emperors and nobles resided, high above the common people below.
Includes
  • Colosseum guided tour
  • Access to Colosseum
  • Access to Palatine Hill
  • Access to Colosseum Underground
  • Access to Roman Forum
  • Live tour guide
  • Access to Colosseum Arena Floor
  • Access to Colosseum Upper Level
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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    Meeting point

    The meeting point is in front of the Oppio Caffe on Via delle Terme di Tito, on the corner of Via Nicola Salvi. The guide will have a sign with "Tour in the city / Explore Italy tours" on it. Please arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to your tour departure time. Be aware that we will leave from the meeting point 20 minutes prior tour booked time. Those arriving late cannot participate in the tour.

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    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card
    • Sunglasses
    • Sun hat
    • Sunscreen
    • Water
    • Comfortable clothes

    Not allowed

    • Baby strollers
    • Luggage or large bags

    Know before you go

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

    Overall rating

    4.6 / 5

    based on 1278 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.7/5
    • Value for money
      4.3/5
    • Service
      4.6/5
    • Organization
      4.4/5
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    we've visited the site together with our 12 years old son and we were absolutely impressed by the amount of details and interested information we've got from the guides. Our son was captivated by the interesting stories told by our guides. They were very knowledgeable and well prepared to deliver not only historical accurate information but stories about the ancient world, their habits and living style. We really enjoyed out tour.

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    14 January 2021

    This was my favorite activity/tour during my time in Rome. We did this during the first day of our visit and it set the mood for the rest of the trip. Our guides knew so much and we were amazed by the history. They gave us time to take in the scenery and then more time to take pictures, which was important to us. I was determined to get a tour that included the arena and underground of the colosseum and I am so glad I did. The money spent was worth it. We were able to tour the full colosseum and have access to places a normal ticket wouldn’t get you. This tour was well worth it. If you’re deciding if you should do it or not, I would highly advice you to do so! It was amazing.

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    1 March 2020

    We had 2 guides. One for the Roman forum and a separate one for the coliseum. Both were very knowledgeable. Alex, our guide for the forum talked a lot about the mythology and gave a lot of information, but I wish he had talked less and shown us more if the forum. We had to leave before we really saw some of what I felt were key aspects of the forum. We were getting bored with the explanations and would have preferred shorter explanations and to see more of the forum. The guide for the coliseum got the balance just right. Alex spent time telling us about the coliseum while we were in the forum - should have left that for the other guide and shown us more of the forum.

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    11 December 2019

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