In-Depth Colosseum Tour With Roman Forum And Palatine Hill - Rome

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Explore the Ancient City on an in-depth tour of Rome, including a fascinating journey through the Colosseum, where you’ll learn about the gladiators and find out what went on behind the scenes. Walk through the impressive ruins of the Roman Forum with a top-rated local guide, who will show you temples and triumphal arches. You’ll also explore the beautiful Palatine Hill, which is overlooked by other tour companies.

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  • All-inclusive tour
  • Likely to Sell Out
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
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The Colosseum is one of the most awe-inspiring monuments ever built, one of the wonders of the world. Exploring the Colosseum with an expert guide allows you to see this magnificent construction through the eyes of the gladiators. You’ll hear captivating stories of bloody gladiatorial combat and spectacles involving wild animals, and even naval battles.

A walk through the Roman Forum gives a unique insight into the daily life of ordinary Romans, but also the political conflicts of Ancient Rome. Walking along the cobbled streets of the Forum, you’ll see some of the most important buildings in the city, including the Temple of Saturn, the Basilicas of Julia and Maxentius, and the House of the Vestal Virgins. Learning about Roman religion and politics and hearing stories of dramatic events, such as the decapitation of Cicero, in the places where they actually happened, will make your trip through the Forum an unforgettable experience.

The Palatine Hill was one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Ancient Rome, chosen by aristocracy and emperors for their luxurious villas. When you walk through the gardens of this shady hill and admire the stunning views of the Roman Forum below, you’ll understand why it was so sought after.

It was here that the city of Rome began, as Romulus and Remus were believed to have been found by the she-wolf on the slopes of the hill, and the emperors who built their sumptuous private residences on the Palatine Hill, took advantage of this legendary association. You’ll explore the Flavian Palace, once inhabited by the emperor Domitian, and see the impressive remains of the Stadium of Domitian and the Baths of Septimius Severus.

Our groups tours have a maximum of 13 people, and you will have plenty of opportunities to talk to your guide (an archaeologist), and ask questions. In addition, all tickets are bought in advance, so you can skip the lines and spend more time exploring Ancient Rome, on your in-depth tour of the Colosseum, Forum and Palatine.
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Inclusions for In-Depth Colosseum Tour With Roman Forum And Palatine Hill

  • Admission ticket
  • Professional guide
  • Small-group tour
  • Walking tour
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Exclusions for In-Depth Colosseum Tour With Roman Forum And Palatine Hill

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
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Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

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Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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19 reviews by the users

  • very good tour with excellent guide would recommend to anyone

  • Our guide on this tour was Vanessa. An archeologist by training, she brought the Forum and Coliseum to life with her descriptions and information. She had a number of illustrations showing what the buildings would have looked like and as you stood, looking at the remains, it made it so easy to understand how the buildings were used and how society worked. The tour was not rushed and we could have spent even longer in the Coliseum, as Vanessa left us to our own devices once she had explained all of its details, if the heat would have let us! Wonderful.

  • This was really an amazing tour. Our tour guide was awesome, she had a wealth of knowledge of ancient Rome and truly gave us a history lesson that enriched our experience of the ancient city. Skip the line access to the Colosseum was important. Lines were long and it was hot out. Would definitely recommend this tour.

  • A truly outstanding tour that was worth the day-long time. The guide was very knowledgable as well as personable. The history and stories she provided brought the archeological sites to life. I can highly recommend this tour for anyone who wants an 'in-depth experience.

  • Can't remember the name of our guide but she was extremely knowledgeable, interesting and engaging. We thoroughly enjoyed the tour and appreciate the in depth insight we were given. A fascinating experience that we would not hesitate to recommend.

  • Our tour guide was Eugenia who was fantastic. She gave such an insight into the history and mythology regarding the site and Rome.
    Well worth putting aside the full day for this tour.

  • Our guide was guy with motherland Floridasorry, I forgot the name, but he leads tours for 12 years and he was really knowledge person. This really was in-depth tour about Roman history.
    You need to take a bottle of water, comfortable shoes around 5hours on your foots and lot of attentions with you! As you are going to be ready to one of the most valuable tours in Rome.
    Hightly recommended!

  • Our guide Eugenia kept my family engaged the whole time. What a great educational experience, I am glad we made the investment in making sure our children got the most out of the experience.

  • Our tour guide was Luca, and he was excellent. In the past, I tried to walk around the sites and self-tour, but that just wasn't working for me. Luca navigated us around the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill with ease, all the time telling us historical background and interesting stories. It also helps that, in the non-tourist seasons, he is an archaeologist. He even showed us a picture of himself performing an excavation years before, at the very site where we were seeing! Overall the tour was extremely interesting, and the time flew by. This was a highlight of our trip. Highly recommended.

  • We had a most fantastic time with our very knowledgable guide Robert. We were very lucky to have him at our introductory tour to Rome as his wealth of knowledge and enthousiastic manner were indispensable.

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USD 86.66