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Rome: Private Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill Tour

Rome: Private Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill Tour

From US$ 451.57 per group up to 5

Make your trip to Rome a memorable one with this private 3-hour tour of the majestic Colosseum as well as the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill accompanied by your expert guide. You can also enjoy fast-track entry to make the most of your time in the city.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
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  • Discover the Colosseum with a private guide retelling stories about the largest amphitheater ever built
  • Visit the center of Roman social life at the Roman Forum
  • Admire the incredible ruins of the emperors’ luxurious palaces on Palatine Hill
  • Skip the lines at some of Rome’s busiest attractions
Full description
Discover the symbol of the Eternal City itself: the Colosseum. Built between 70-80AD, the Flavian Amphitheatre, as it’s also known, was where the Roman populace was kept entertained by gory gladiatorial battles and bloody public spectacles. As well as explaining the architectural wonders of the largest amphitheater ever built, your guide will paint a picture of what it was like for gladiators to step out onto the stage and fight for their lives against man and beast. After the Colosseum, you’ll reach the Roman Forum. Once the heart of public and political life in Ancient Rome, the Forum is now a sprawl of ruins from different periods in history. Explore this astonishing archaeological park while your guide provides insight into the lives of the citizens who once walked these very same streets. In the final part of the tour, make the short climb to the top of Palatine Hill, said to be the spot where Romulus founded the city, killing his brother Remus in the process. During the glory days of the empire, this area was Rome’s most exclusive postcode and Augustus, Tiberius, and Domitian all built residences here.
  • All entrance and reservation fees
  • Expert guide
  • Skip-the-line tickets
  • Headsets to hear the guide (if required)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Our staff member will be waiting next to the restaurant by the traffic light holding a sign bearing the name and logo of our agency.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Passport or ID card for children

Not allowed

  • Baby strollers
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • All customers must go through mandatory airport-style security checks before entering the Colosseum
  • It is not possible to skip the lines for security checks
  • Gratuities are optional and not included
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