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Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill Guided Tour with optional Hotel Transfers

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Key Highlights
  • Skip-the-line access to Rome’s top attractions – The Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
  • An English speaking, expert guide will accompany you at all times
  • Travel back in time and experience 360 degrees of astonishing Roman architecture
  • Listen tales of valour, gladiatorial fights and learn about the ancient Roman society from the guide
  • See where Rome’s most powerful families once lived in Palatine Hill
  • You may upgrade your ticket to include pick up from hotel.
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    3 hours

    Start time

    Afternoon Tour :2:30pm
    Morning Tour :9:30am

    Meeting Point

    The meeting point is by the Arch of Constantine, please be there no later than 15 minutes before the tour starts.

    You will be picked up from your hotel.
    Please mention your hotel details 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 (Only if you chose Pick up option).

    Ending Point

    This tour ends in the Colosseum vicinity.

  • Overview & Itinerary
    Overview

    In case you are booking for same day its mandatory to book at least 4 hours before departure time. Also note, the tour/ticket is subject to availability for the same day.

    Visit the major attractions in Rome – The Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill with a guide. Walk past the long queues to enter these iconic Roman landmarks with your skip-the-line ticket.

    Get an insight into Rome’s regal past as your guide takes you amidst jaw-dropping Roman architecture.

    Itinerary

    Meet your guide at the meeting point, near the Arch of Constantine and begin your Rome tour with a visit to the Colosseum. Walk the past the regular lines with your skip-the-line Colosseum ticket and enter the most majestic structure of the Roman Empire.

    Once inside, your guide will tell you the history of the Colosseum and narrate stories of bravery, battles, public life and royalty in ancient Rome. Pause to see for yourself the amphitheatre that once had a capacity to hold 50,000/80,000 spectators. The Colosseum is a living proof of the stunning architecture and strong masonry of ancient world, and has served as a model for stadiums around the world.

    Next, pass by the Arch of Constantine and see the excavated ruins of the Roman Forum. Historically the forum was once of the cultural hub of Rome and the venue for festivals and triumphal processions when triumphant Roman armies returned from battles.

    From the Roman Forum, climb up to the Palatine Hill, the most popular of the seven hills of Rome. Romulus and Remus were said to have been found on the Palatine by the she-wolf who nursed and raised them. Legend has it that Romulus went on to found Rome.

    Your tour ends in the Colosseum vicinity; after which you are free to explore on your own.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    Inclusions
    • Skip the Line Access to the Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill
    • Comprehensive tour by a professional guide
    • Wireless audio headsets
    • Hotel transfers(if option selected)
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Meals & drinks
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

    Please call the local activity operator at least a day prior to the start of the tour to confirm all departure details.

    It is the responsibility of all visitors to be at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure. Guests arriving after departure cannot be accommodated & missed tours or tickets cannot be refunded.

    Extra measures may be implemented at some venues due to heightened global security. As a result, we may experience delays in getting through mandatory security checks when entering these venues. Extra measures may also restrict the size of bags that can be brought inside. To avoid disruptions or possible denied entry, we strongly suggest that you avoid bringing large purses, bags, or backpacks on your tour. The Colosseum does not have any cloakroom facilities in which to store such items.

    Unfortunately, this tour is not suitable for those with mobility problems. We are also unable to accommodate strollers/pushchairs on this tour.

    There is a new rule at the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill that only small backpacks and regular-size handbags are allowed inside. Guests with larger bags will not be allowed to enter (there are no storage facilities) and all guests must now pass through a security check before entering the Colosseum.

    Italy’s tourist sites are among the most popular in the world. Skip the Line Access and careful planning limit crowd exposure, but please be aware that some locations may be unavoidably busy during standard hours.

    On this tour, some of the venues or parts of the venue may be subject to last-minute, unpredictable closures. When this occurs, we are happy to offer customers an extended tour in keeping with the advertised total length of the tour.

    If you wish to avail the hotel transfer service, you need to select option with pick up while booking so as to make required arrangements for pickup.

    Pick up is provided from centrally located hotels. Pick up could be as early as 1 hour prior to start of the tour.

    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.

    This is a small group tour and operates with a maximum 20 passengers per group.

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