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Private tour of the Colosseum, Ancient Forum and Rome’s Catacombs – Skip the line!

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Key Highlights

  • Visit the two most important landmarks of Ancient Rome – the Colosseum and Roman Forum
  • Reservations are made to avoid having to wait to be admitted to the Colosseum
  • You will also visit the fascinating catacombs – burial chambers which lie under the streets of Rome
  • A private tour allows maximum interaction with your guide for the most in-depth experience
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    3 hours

    Start time

    Start time: 0900h (09:00am)
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meeting Point

    From centrally located hotels in Rome. (Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details).

    Ending Point

    You will be returned to your hotel in Rome

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Enjoy a fascinating journey into the heart of Ancient Rome on this private tour.

    Enter the evocative ruins of the Roman Forum and walk around the remains of the imposing ancient buildings and monuments peppered with anecdotes. Relive the days of ancient Rome in the Colosseum and visit the ancient Catacombs, the underground cemeteries used by the Christian and Jewish communities.

    By booking this private tour you will have the undivided attention of your expert guide meaning you get the most in-depth insight into these wondrous landmarks.

    Itinerary

    You will be picked up from your hotel in Rome for this private tour. You will travel in an air-conditioned vehicle, accompanied by a guide.

    On this tour you will visit:

    Ancient Forum: Walk around the remains of the imposing ancient buildings and get an insight into the life of Roman society, their beliefs, and their social and political life.

    Colosseum: Visit the imposing arena and relive the days of Ancient Rome. Learn about the inner workings of the Colosseum and the special effects and showmanship of the ferocious games played there.

    Catacombs of Rome: The catacombs are the ancient underground cemeteries used by the Christian and Jewish communities to bury their dead and celebrate the funeral rites and the anniversaries of the martyrs. During the persecutions era, they were also used as places of refuge but later they became real shrines of the martyrs, and pilgrimage centres for Christians from every part of the empire.

    At the end of the tour you will be returned to your hotel in Rome.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Guide available in English, German, French languages (Spanish & Italian languages on request)
    • Skip the line tickets to colosseum

    Exclusions

    • Lunch
    • Entrance fees
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the local activity operator anytime between 9:00am – 5:00pm, Monday to Saturday, atleast a day prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.


    Large bags/backpacks/suitcases are not permitted in the Colosseum and Roman Forum. Only very small bags are allowed. Please do not bring these items with you on the day of your tour as there are no cloakrooms at the Colosseum.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.