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Take a small group walking tour (maximum 25 people) of Ancient Rome's major sights and skip the queues for the Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Perfect for first-time visitors, this guided morning tour is the ideal introduction to Ancient Rome, leaving you with the afternoon free to explore Rome at your leisure. Several major sites are covered in just three hours, and you'll receive enlightening insights into Rome's millennia of history as you stroll, without wasting time waiting in line.

Your tour begins atop the Colle Oppio with a panoramic view of the Colosseum, Rome's most recognizable landmark. Next, you will skip the long lines and gain special access to the Colosseum. Once inside, your expert official guide will take you through the bloody past of the amphitheater as you listen to tales of gladiators, mock sea-battles and executions. After a brief rest at the Arch of Constantine, you will arrive at the Palatine Hill, the most famous of the seven hills of Rome.


  • Skip the line: Ancient Rome and Colosseum half-day walking tour
  • Small group ensures personalized experience
  • Entrance tickets to the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
  • Headsets so you can hear your guide clearly

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Skip the Line: Ancient Rome and Colosseum Half-Day Walking Tour with Spanish-Speaking Guide

Ancient Rome and Colosseum Walking Tour

From here admire the views of the Roman Forum and Nero's Circus Maximus where chariot races were held. Romulus and Remus were said to have been found on the Palatine Hill by the she-wolf who nursed and raised them. The last stop is a walk along the Via Sacra or 'Sacred Way', the main path through the Roman Forum that was used for triumphal processions. Tour ends at the temple which houses the altar where Julius Caesar was cremated.

Customer Reviews

Rocio F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Fantástico , todo lo que queríamos ver y sin colas , el guía de 10.

Rocio F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Excelente , no faltó nada, las colas las pasamos por el costado, muy recomendable .

vhbedoya Ecuador

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This place have near 2000 years built. The history is very interesting. To know that the Arena where the gladiators fought in the past and now the Occidental world take this word Arena to name their coliseums is very funny.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2013

I originally scheduled the tour in Spanish, but there was a strike the day of our visit, so it was re-scheduled to an English one. We were so lucky that it happened, because our guide was Nina, the archaeologist-teacher-guide. Her tour was one of the best ones I've had, she puts her heart and love into the tour, She knows so much about the topic, and she has a great sense of humor. Nina is a top-notch guide!.

Nayra M

3 star rating: Worth doing July 2015

Explicación poco atractiva!

Viviana V

1 star rating: I do not recommend this July 2016

My tour was in Spanish and my friend did the English one and when we compared the information given throughout the guide, I realised that my tour was not that good. As my friend was toured by an architectural graduate it was evident that my tour guide ( Francesco) clearly didn't know much after all.

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