A Great tour with a fantastic tour guide who knew so much history time flew by and we enjoyed every minute of it , we would recommend anyone who wanted to see and hear much more than the short tours you usually get when visiting the Palatine and Colluseum.
Simply amazing tour! Costly, 4 hours of walking, and tons of information but well worth it. My wife and I had gone to the Colosseum, Forum and Palatine Hill on other trips however, we wanted a specialized tour since we were bringing our 10- and 13-year olds to Rome to learn the history of the Roman Empire and this amazing place.
The key to the success of this tour was our tour guide, Francesca, she was marvelous. Plus we were lucky and some of the people had cancelled out and there were only 6 of us in the group making it very personalized. The tour began on the history and development of the Coliseum, then into the underground area, followed by going to the arena level to learn more, then to the top-level of the Coliseum before going to the Forum and Palatine Hill. Being able to go to areas only a few can go into was the highlight of the tour giving you a totally different perspective of this colossal structure.
One could go on and on regarding this tour, but let me say it was educational while still keeping you on the edge of your seat...amazing!
We typically do not do tours, but would recommend this one and Francesca with out a doubt.
This was wonderful tour with a very experienced and informative guide. Skip the line and access to non-public areas made a real difference here. we felt the tour was probably a bit long overall, 3 hours would probably be enough. The Colesseum was a real highlight of our 4 weeks in Italy.
Richard B Australia
The tour was totally amazing and our tour guide was a wealth of information. 5 stars!
We LOVED our Colosseum/Forum small group tour on September 30.
Francesca was our guide, and she was knowledgable, informative, friendly, and answered all our questions about the Colosseum!
We learned so much from her, so glad we took this tour!
One of the best ways to see the Colosseum.Our guide was knowledgeable and thoughtful. A great experience.
Vinchenso took us on history of Rome ending and coliseum . Very informative. Highly recommend .
It was much more involved and in depth than we expected. Loved every minute of it, but be prepared to cover some ground.
Best ever, guide Paola went above and beyond, awesome. Highly reccomend
It was great to skip the long lines and go into areas where we were the only group. The crowds can be overwhelming in areas however this tour gets guests behind the scenes and away from crowds.
This tour is a must! Our tour guide Beatrice was brilliant!! Very passionate, funny and knowledgeable.
I would suggest to check out the weather before you go. We were lucky because it wasn and #39;t too hot but i would imagine thay it would be quite draining after 4 hours in the heat.
I loved this tour! It and #39;s definitely worth paying extra. You get access to the top tier and the underground. It was a bit exhausting. A 4 hour tour with climbing steep steps and standing for long periods of time. Wear comfortable shoes and pace yourself. Our tour guide, Paula was amazing!
The guide was great! Very personable and very knowledgeable.
Very informative and well lead tour. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. I would highly recommend this tour for anyone with an interest in history or just to see the parts of the Colosseum that are not available to the general public. Skipping that big freaking line didn't hurt either.
This tour was absolutely amazing and worth every penny! The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and able to answer all of our questions. It was plenty of time to see everything and take pictures! We highly recommend this to everyone visiting!
Wow. That's the best word to describe this day and this tour. Our guide was an encyclopedia of knowledge and the access we were given to the inner workings of the Colosseum made it so worthwhile. We gained instant entrance past a long line, then were taken inside otherwise gated areas that held stories nearly 2,000 years old. The Forum, Palatine Hill and Caesar's Palace tours capped a magnificent tour. 5-stars PLUS!
This tour was one I am glad I didn't miss. There are lots of stairs and difficult areas to walk but It is well worth the work. I would call the physical part of the tour, brutal for someone in not great shape. It was very hot and humid the week I was in Rome, so it might be less difficult if in cooler weather. Our guide had lots of good information but walked very fast to get to the next area. Several people were finding it difficult to keep up. The places in the Forum were very interesting and of course, the Colosseum was awesome. The underground tour was less that I thought we were going to see.
Vincenzo is the man! He is extremely knowledgeable and funny. He was very assertive and protective of our group to other people and tour groups to ensure that our tour was private and enjoyable. Thank you!
Amazing! Wouldn and #39;t be worth touring the colosseum if you didn and #39;t do the underground as well! He was very informational and got us in great spots for pictures!
This was an amazing tour! The access to the underground section and the Upper Tier are completely worth the money. Francesca, our tour-guide was outstanding. She even brought kid-friendly resources for our children.
The only way to do the Colosseum and Ancient Rome in my opinion. Our guide Paula was quite possibly the best travel guide I have ever had. She's not your average guide with her degree in Archeology she was able to answer any question and would also debunk stories told by other guides. The private access you get to the arena, underground and third level with small groups was one that is hard to forget and well worth the money. By far the best Viator tour I've booked to date.
Fantastic visit to the lower levels of the Colosseum as well as the upper reaches. Good historical narrative throughout that section as well as the visit to the Palantine Hill and Forum itself.
Fantastic tour! Francesca was a great tour guide! Going to the ground level and the top level of the Colosseum was really special! Highly recommend taking this tour.
Our guide Paula was amazing. Professional, knowledgeable, friendly, and absolutely knew her material. Next time we come will request Paula only. Our time with her was rewarding and after arriving back in the states we are still talking about tour and how amazing Colosseum was. Thank you, Paula, for making Colosseum come back to life.
Loved the VIP treatment in the Colloseum-walking out over the arena, going below and to the top-all without the crowds packed in the middle! Felicia was very informative of the Colloseum, Palatine Hill and Forum. Excellent!
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