Guided tour

Rome: Skip-the-Line Tour to Colosseum, Forum, Palatine Hill

Activity provider: City Walkers Tours

Rome: Skip-the-Line Tour to Colosseum, Forum, Palatine Hill

Activity provider: City Walkers Tours
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From £35.50 per person

Likely to sell out

Immerse yourself in the past on this guided tour with a professional local expert. Dive into ancient and Roman history, and visit the symbol of Rome, the glorious Colosseum.

About this activity

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, German, French, Italian
Small group available


  • See the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill with an expert guide
  • Get entrance tickets without the hassle of having to wait in line
  • Let your guide show you all the best spots for pictures
Full description

Skip the line with a guide on this highlights tour of the Colosseum, Forum, and Palatine Hill.

Enter the Colosseum through a dedicated group entrance. Follow in the footsteps of gladiators and see the monument from a 360° panoramic vantage point. Imagine what it was like to see 50,000 blood-thirsty spectators with help of your guide. Have the chance to tour the dungeons (if option selected).

Visit the Forum and walk around several important ancient Roman government buildings. Take a step into the past at the Forum Magnum, which was once a bustling marketplace. Learn more about the ancient Roman culture and picture how they lived.

Go up Palatine Hill, one of the seven hills of Rome. Experience the most ancient place in the city, situated 40 meters above the Roman Forum. Marvel at the view of the Circus Maximus.

  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Tickets for entrance to the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill
  • Professional tour guide with English, German, and French options
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Sprays or Aerosols
  • Glass objects
  • Sunscreen
  • Explosive substances

Know before you go

  • This tour operates in all weather conditions; please dress appropriately
  • To enter the Colosseum it is necessary to pass a metal detector security check, so there may be a line to pass through the security checks
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 1403 reviews

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Lorenzo was a very nice tour guide, who seemed to know a lot. He answered all of our questions and took his time. He showed us all the places where we could tap water. Be aware of the cobble stones, it makes it difficult to follow the tour with elderly people or carriers. We had some free time at the Palatine Hill, but unfortunately not at the Colosseum. Other than that, we had a great time and would recommend taking this tour.

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12 August 2022

Our Guide was called ALESSANDRA .. a very good lady with a nice, interesting and curious way of telling us the history of the Colosseum .. also very good with children because she entertained them with funny and interesting phrases. Thanks for everything we will remember this beautiful day with pleasure! See you soon!

25 July 2022

Berk did an excellent job of guiding us. He listened to all of our needs, made sure the audio thing fit, we were always in the shade whenever possible, had water to drink, answered questions and took toilet breaks. This was my first Get your Guide tour and it certainly won't be my last! Thank you Berk!

10 July 2022

Product ID: 405524