• Location: Rome, Italy
  • Duration: 2 hours 18 minutes (approx.)
From USD $ 59.65 View price calendar

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Get fast, easy access to some of Rome's most popular attractions during this 2.5-hour tour of the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. Take advantage of skip-the-line privileges to explore these important historical sites with your art historian guide and small group of 15 people or fewer.


  • 2.5-hour guided tour of the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and the Roman Forum
  • Delve deep into Rome's history through your guide's commentary
  • Skip-the-line privileges at each site means you beat the crowds
  • Art historian guide
  • Small group of 15 people or fewer ensures personalized attention from your guide

What You Can Expect

Skip the Line: Colosseum, Forum, and Palatine Hill Walking Tour

The striking Roman Forum

Meet your guide and small group at Via Frangipane 30, outside the Colosseum at 12pm or 1pm, depending on option chosen at booking. 

Breeze past the crowds with skip-the-line access to this often crowded landmark. Stroll through the Colosseum, the largest amphitheater ever built, while listening to commentary from your guide over included headsets. Learn what important historical events took place here and what role this building played in the daily life of ancient Romans. 

The tour's next stop is the Roman Forum, an archaeological site jam-packed with runs of many ancient Roman landmarks. Wander around and learn about the architecture and history of the site before continuing on to Palatine Hill, one of Rome's famous seven hills, and where the city itself was first settled. See where Julius Caesar's funeral was held, among other important historical events. 

After the 2.5-hour tour has concluded, you are free to explore further at your leisure.

Customer Reviews

patrick b

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

Great tour!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

When in Rome in 1972, the Colosseum was closed for major renovations so I was eagerly awaiting seeing it this trip. Our tour guide made the wait worth it! She shared the history and facts about the Colosseum which made the visit more fun and interesting. It was indeed a long tour, but we were given plenty of time to explore on our own too. She even took a pick of each of us on our own cameras!

Misha I

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Our guide, Lumi, was awesome! She was very knowledgable and gave us so much information while walking through the Forum, Palatine Hill, and the Colosseum. She definitely made this tour well worth it. We learned so much from her! She also catered the tour to the group's requests. My only complaint is with the actual tour guide company because our tour was originally scheduled for 10am, then the night before we got an email saying it was moved to 11am guessing they had to combine groups since not enough people signed up, when we showed up at 10:45am like they had requested, we were informed our tour wouldn't start until 11:30am.. it actually started by 11:45-noonish. It was disappointing because we wasted an entire morning in Rome, when we could have done sightseeing somewhere else and shown up at noon for our tour.

Neil R

4 star rating: Recommended May 2016

Our guide Luma was excellent, knowledgeable, entertaining and friendly. As well as steering us around the sites she constantly checked the party and made sure the climb wouldn't be too much for any one. She also steered us to toilets and free water refills. The group was restricted to single language speaking to make it easier not just for us but for Luma as well. We were delayed at the start due to the office adding two more groups to the tour but Luma just spent her normal amount of time explaining all the details and making sure we saw everything. After the Forum and Palatine Hill we were guided around the Colosseum and then left to spend as much time exploring and photographing it as we could have wished for. All in a most enjoyable day with an excellent guide and the only gripe was waiting for additions to the group.

Rosalind B

1 star rating: I do not recommend this August 2017

everything went well with our own plans-you are the ones that messed up our day and not just one tour we planned with you BUT 2 TWO
thanks for ruining our day

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