Guided tour

Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill Priority Access Guide

Activity provider: Crown Tours

Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill Priority Access Guide

Activity provider: Crown Tours
Likely to sell out Booked 53 times yesterday

From US$ 34.30 per person

Likely to sell out Booked 53 times yesterday

Enjoy priority access to the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill. Dive into the past and walk in the footsteps of Roman emperors and gladiators, which your lively guide will bring back to life

About this activity

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Duration 1 - 3 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Italian, French, German, Russian
Private or small groups available

Experience

Highlights
  • Benefit from priority access and avoid long waiting times
  • Discover the marvels of the Colosseum, one of the most impressive structures of the Roman Empire
  • Enjoy amazing panoramic views from the Emperor's Palace
  • Learn all about Roman life from a passionate experienced guide
Full description

Start your tour right outside the monumental Colosseum where you will meet your guide. Here, your expert in Roman history will give you an introduction to the finest arena of the Roman Empire. Explore the magnificent Colosseum, which had 80 entrances and could accommodate around 65,000 spectators. Hear about the spectacular festivals the Romans held here, which could last up to 100 days.

Enjoy time at your leisure after your visit to take some pictures, refresh yourself, and wander around. Then, being the second part of your tour to the Palatine Hill and Roman Forum.

Explore the social, political, and religious center of the Roman Empire, where the different strata of Roman society would rub shoulders. Take in the incredible ruins at Palatine Hill on a guided tour of the grounds, and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the Colosseum. For the second part of your tour, you will have the opportunity to meet your second guide, who is passionate about Ancient Rome. Make the most out of your experience by having two of the highest-rated guides lead you through the areas of expertise they know best.

Includes
  • Access to the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill (except for the night tour in English option)
  • Experienced guide
  • Headsets to hear the tour guide clearly
  • Limited size group
  • Instant confirmation
  • Pick up or drop off at your accommodation
  • Food
  • Gratuities
  • Roman Forum and Palatine Hill for the night tour in English option
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Oversize luggage
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Walking frames
  • Sprays or Aerosols
  • Glass objects
  • Unaccompanied minors
  • Electric wheelchairs

Know before you go

  • Please note that this tour is not wheelchair accessible
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes because there is walking involved
  • All visitors are advised to be at the meeting point at the latest 30 minutes before the stated departure time. Late arrivals cannot be guaranteed entrance
  •  Guests under the age of 18 are required to show ID at entrance, the entry cannot be guaranteed without an ID
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 6369 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Service
    4.1/5
  • Organization
    3.8/5

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we had an excellent tour! highly recommend. our guide was excellent! if you are lucky enough to have Massimos as your guide you will absolutely love this tour. he was an absolute delight! funny and full of knowledge and stories. this is definitely an excellent way to see the colosseum and the Roman Forum.

October 1, 2022

This was an amazing tour. To our delight, there were only 6 people in our tour. Our tour guide Maya was excellent. She had a smile on her face from the beginning to the end. We moved at a quick pace and toured everything in about 3 hours. While it was a bit crowded, Maya was good at finding places to stop and take photos. We really enjoyed visiting the underground of the Colesseum.

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September 30, 2022

We had a great time visiting the underground colosseum and Roman Forum with Lumi our tour guide who was very informative and funny. She kept the attention of our 13 year old twins who usually get bored with tours and in fact they said this tour was the highlight of our family trip! Lumi was nice enough to let us spend a few extra minutes visiting the Arch depicting Roman victory against Persians in the Forum, even though it wasn’t part of her tour agenda. We loved the tour and would book again!

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September 28, 2022

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