Guided tour

Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill Priority Access Guide

Activity provider: Crown Tours
Guided tour

Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill Priority Access Guide

Activity provider: Crown Tours
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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

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Duration 2.5 - 3 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Live tour guide
Spanish, French, English, Italian, German
Small group available


  • 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.

  • Entry to the Colosseum
  • Entry to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
  • Experienced guide
  • Headsets to hear the tour guide clearly
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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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

4.6 /5

based on 9061 reviews

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This tour is an excellent introduction to the major Roman ruins in Rome. Maya was an excellent and passionate guide, very knowledgeable about the history and able to communicate it effectively to those of us who have bits of knowledge. She was able to bring it all together. My only complaint is that, at 3 hours, it was too short. There was so much more she wanted to say and show us. The equipment worked well. There was time and opportunities for bathroom breaks for those who needed it. Wear comfortable shoes because Roman roads are difficult to walk on ...

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March 25, 2023

My husband, adult son and I had a guided tour by Roberto around the Colosseum and Palantine Hill. Couldn't fault this group and Roberto ouu guide was excellent, very interesting and informative. Very efficient all round, I would have no problem recommending Crown Tours

March 25, 2023

The tour was small group like 20 people is not that small I thought It was gonna be like 10 people only , but the guide Max is an archeologist he taught us a lof of history and important details, even though the tour was like 3 hours I felt there was a bit of rush , I get it the place is crowded and you need to keep moving so sometimes if feels like you’re just passing by and no time for a picture , another thing is I strongly believe no question is stupid to ask and the guide ignored some of the questions from an elderly lady for no reason whatsoever the women asked 3 different times and no response at all , other than that the tour was good, oh one last thing meting point is not on the square on top of the metro station you need to go further up to the office, check in and then they give you the radio and the headset .

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March 25, 2023

Product ID: 195566