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Rome: Colosseum and Roman Forum Fast-Track Small Group Tour

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Discover the wonders of Rome’s most visited monuments on this small group tour with optional hotel pickup. Explore the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and the Roman Forum, and learn about Ancient Rome’s history as your expert guide brings the sites to life.
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Duration: 3 hours
Starting times 9:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM
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  • Enjoy fast-track entry into Rome's most visited monuments
  • Admire the impressive Colosseum, a UNESCO listed location
  • Learn about the gladiators who fought many bloody battles at the Colosseum
  • Soak up sprawling views of the city from the historic Palatine Hill
  • Get a glimpse into ancient life at the Roman Forum
Full description
The tour begins with pickup from your hotel (if option chosen) or at the local partner’s office near the Colosseum metro station. Arrive at the Colosseum and bypass the long admission line with your fast track ticket. Inside, admire this impressive landmark, a UNESCO listed location dating back to 72 A.D.

Listen to your guide share fascinating stories about the construction techniques the Ancient Romans invented and used to build the Colosseum. See the rooms where gladiators prepared for battle and learn about the many events that occurred here, including bloody combat and violent exotic animal fights.

From here, continue the tour to Palatine Hill, the former home of Ancient Rome’s most affluent residents. Soak up epic views across the city center and snap incredible photos. Finally, head down the hill to explore the impressive Roman Forum, which was once a bustling market place.
  • Professional guide
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • All fees and taxes
  • Pickup (if option selected)
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Pickup (unless option selected)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The local partner's office is located above the Colosseum metro station on the second floor. When you exit the station, head right in the direction of the bar then continue walking on the street behind the bar. After one minute of walking you will find the office on the right hand side.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• All visitors are required to show photo ID to enter the Colosseum
• Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or wheelchair users
• Please be aware that large bags/backpacks/suitcases are not permitted in the monuments. Only very small bags are allowed. Please do not bring these items with you on the day of your tour as there are no cloakrooms at the monuments
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Please wear comfortable clothing

From £58.41 per person

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Product ID: 382814