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Colosseum: Tour with Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

1. Colosseum: Tour with Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

Explore the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill with a guided tour of all 3 attractions. Learn all about the biggest amphitheater in the Roman Empire, everyday Roman life, and the founding site of the city. After skipping the ticket line, explore the Colosseum as your guide shares its history with your group. See the arena floor from the stands, and imagine the battle scenes with gladiators and wild animals below. Next, visit the Roman Forum to see where the center of Roman social, political, and religious life took place. Home to the old marketplace and Temple of Julius Caesar, it was a grand site at the heart of Roman life. Head up Palatine Hill next, the rumored birthplace of Rome and middle of the 7 hills. Enjoy panoramic views over the city from here, including unforgettable views of the Colosseum and Roman Forum themselves. Travel along the Via Sacra, the road connecting all 3 sites, as your guide paints a picture of Roman life for your group.

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Rome: Private Highlights Tour by Golf Cart

2. Rome: Private Highlights Tour by Golf Cart

Experience the very best of the Eternal City on a private golf cart tour. Begin your visit in the morning, afternoon, or evening by meeting your expert tour guide at the local partner's office. Set off to discover the great highlights and the hidden gems Rome has to offer. Start the tour in the city center and customize your itinerary based on your personal preferences. Led by your passionate guide, hit all the major highlights including Piazza Venezia and the impressive Vittoriano, the Trevi Fountain — where you can throw a coin into the water to ensure your return to Rome — and the Spanish Steps, heart of the glamorous shopping district. Head then to Piazza Navona, with the amazing Bernini’s Fountain of the Four Rivers. Go in the Pantheon to admire the greatest work of Roman architecture, followed by a stop at Campo de Fiori to visit the food market. Afterwards, explore the best of Ancient Rome, the iconic Colosseum, the majestic Imperial Forum, and the massive remains of the Caracalla Bathhouse. Stop for a coffee break on the way to the next attractions, and learn interesting stories about the Eternal city and its inhabitants. End your tour at your hotel or anywhere within the city center. Tour guide in English or Italian. For other languages, please contact us after the booking

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Colosseum: Private Tour with Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

3. Colosseum: Private Tour with Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

Meet your private guide at the Colosseum. Here, your expert in Roman history will give you an introduction to the finest arena of the Roman Empire. You'll then 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. After visiting the Colosseum, you will have some time to take some pictures, buy refreshments and wander around before starting the second part of your tour. Next, learn about the daily life of ancient Rome with a visit to its most bustling center of activity, the Roman Forum – see the temples, squares and legal buildings that would have defined this area. Finally, continue onwards to the Palatine Hill, the mythological birthplace of Rome’s founder, Romulus. Admire a spectacular view of the modern city, the ruins of Nero’s Golden House, and the Circus Maximus.

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Rome: Colosseum, Roman Forum, Palatine Hill Fast-Track Tour

4. Rome: Colosseum, Roman Forum, Palatine Hill Fast-Track Tour

Go back in time to the glorious days of Ancient Rome. Hear enticing stories of emperors and common people from your guide. Explore the Colosseum (1st and 2nd levels), Arch of Constantine, Roman Forum, Arch of Titus, Temple of Romulus, Temple of Julius Caesar, Senate House, Palatine Hill, and Stadium of Domitian. Breeze past the crowds and enter the Colosseum with your guide. As you marvel at this Roman structure, your guide will set the scene for what attending a gladiator match was like. Discover the first and second tiers of the Colosseum, areas that were reserved for Rome’s most elite. Learn how the Colosseum was built and the history of the bloody battles that defined ancient Roman history. Spend an hour inside of the Colosseum, which is perfect for families or those who want to cover the most ground in little time. Next, follow your guide to Palatine Hill, the site where Romulus is said to have founded the city in 753 B.C. Admire the opulent palaces characterized by detailed artifacts and mosaics. Besides being the residence of Rome’s most elite, they were enormous treasure troves. See a piece of an ancient Roman aqueduct. Finally, make your way to the Roman Forum. Be escorted around what the locals like to call “ancient downtown Rome.” Discover the cultural hub of ancient Rome where all the action happened, from senate meetings to poetry performances and political protests.

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Rome: Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill Guided Tour

5. Rome: Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill Guided Tour

Explore the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill on a private guided tour. Enter the Colosseum, admire the vast building from every angle, see places where the building has crumbled from past earthquakes, and tread in the footsteps of ancient Romans. Walk up to Palatine Hill and take in breathtaking views of the ruins from the top. Upon entering Palatine Hill, you'll see the House of Augustus and witness a vast collection of frescoes that would give you a deeper insight into Ancient Rome and its rulers. Visit the Roman Forum, a place that used to be the site of triumphal processions and elections and the venue for public speeches in ancient Rome. See the Temple of Romulus, an architectural wonder located within the Roman Forum. Hear fascinating stories about these sites from your tour guide.

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Rome: 1-day Tour With Luxury Car, Guide, Tickets, and Lunch

6. Rome: 1-day Tour With Luxury Car, Guide, Tickets, and Lunch

Discover the best of Rome on a private full-day tour. Get picked up at your doorstep and head to the legendary Colosseum, where your guide will be waiting for you. See the Roman Forum and the Palatine, as your guide brings 3,000 years of Roman history to life. Continue your tour and drive to some of the most beautiful sights in Rome including the Pantheon, Piazza Navona, the Spanish Steps and Trevi Fountain. After enjoying lunch at a traditional restaurant, your driver will pick you up and take you to the Vatican City. Avoid the lines and see masterpieces by Giotto, Bernini, Caravaggio, Raphael, Botticelli and more. Wander through the Sistine Chapel where you will marvel at Michelangelo’s extraordinary fresco, the Last Judgement. Finally, visit St. Peter’s Basilica, famous for its Renaissance architecture and for being the largest church in the world, before being dropped off back at your hotel.

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Rome: Colosseum and Vatican City Full-Day Guided Tour

7. Rome: Colosseum and Vatican City Full-Day Guided Tour

Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Rome in the morning, and then journey by minivan with an English-speaking driver/guide to the main monuments of the Eternal City. Skip the long lines to the Colosseum and get more time to follow in the footsteps of Roman emperors and fearless gladiators. Continue to the Roman Forum to explore the heart of public life in Ancient Rome. Get amazing views from Capitoline Hill and see Trajan's Column on Piazza Venezia. Discover the temple to all gods at the Pantheon, throw a coin in the Trevi Fountain and see the house where Keats lived at the Spanish Steps. Admire Bernini's fountain in Piazza Navona before getting some time for lunch. Spend the afternoon in the vast galleries of the Vatican Museum and enter Michelangelo's miraculous Sistine Chapel. Continue to St. Peter's Basilica, where highlights of the cathedral include Bernini's beautiful baldacchino, Michelangelo's Pietà and the tombs of 91 popes.

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Rome: Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill Private Tour

8. Rome: Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill Private Tour

Visit the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill on this private tour. Listen to stories of Ancient Rome at each location from your guide. Explore the Colosseum on a guided tour. Hear about the history of the Colosseum and the life and battles of the gladiators. Visit the Roman Forum and see how the Ancient Romans lived. Learn about public life in Ancient Rome and see the ruins of markets, temples, and churches. Discover the ancient center of Rome, Palantine Hill. Explore the ruins of the Imperial palaces and monuments.

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Rome: Full-Day Private City Tour with Colosseum and Lunch

9. Rome: Full-Day Private City Tour with Colosseum and Lunch

Experience all the charms of Rome on this full-day private tour. Immerse yourself in history with guided visits to the Colosseum and Pantheon, and explore hidden treasures throughout the city like the Jewish Quarter and the Dei Fiori Market. Skip the queues and explore the Colosseum, the biggest arena in ancient Rome. Hear the incredible stories of the gladiators and wild beasts that entertained the Roman people from your professional guide. Continue to Imperial Forum Avenue and enjoy incredible views of the different Imperial Forums while your guide tells you about the emperors who built them. Continue to Piazza Venezia and admire one of the most stunning architectural monuments in Rome. Step into the Pantheon and feel the might of the Roman gods for whom the emperors created this masterpiece. Stand beneath the world's largest dome, almost two thousand years after its construction. Stroll through Piazza Navona, the most iconic square in Rome. Then, explore Trastevere, a neighborhood that combines bohemian and modern shops and bars but retains the charm of its ancient roots. Stop for lunch in a traditional Trattoria. Enjoy authentic Roman pasta paired with a refreshing glass of wine. Then, soak in the breathtaking views of the Tiber on the bridge to Tiber Island. Cross the river and lose yourself in the narrow passages of the Jewish Quarter - Rome's hidden gem. Walk along the external route of the Avenue of the Imperial Forums and enjoy views of the Roman Forum. Finish your day with an Italian coffee and a pastry at the colorful Campo Dei Fiori Market, where vendors invite you to sample delicious Italian food.

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Fast-Track Colosseum Arena, Roman Forum, Navona Private Tour

10. Fast-Track Colosseum Arena, Roman Forum, Navona Private Tour

Explore Rome's fascinating 3,000-year history on a 3.5-hour walking tour. See it all, from venerable monuments built by the Ancient Romans to more recent pieces of history from the great days of the Renaissance.  You will start from the eternal Flavian Amphitheater, also called the Colosseum, the monument that was used for public shows and gladiatorial combat.  Then you will visit the Roman Forum, site of all businesses, religions, and political gatherings in Ancient Rome. Wander through the Imperial Forums and piazza Venezia and explore the beauty of the Trevi Fountain. See also the Pantheon, the temple once dedicated to all the Gods of Ancient Rome. End the tour by visiting the neoclassical Piazza Navona one of the most important squares in Rome, built on the remains of the Roman Stadium of Domitian.

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What people are saying about Roman Forum

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 13 reviews

Francesca was amazing with my 2 boys! Not only did she engage so well with them, she kept quizzing them to check they had been listening and retained the information. The Colosseum is amazing for the whole family to see but takes the experience to another level to hear the stories told in a way the children understand. This was a day our kids will not forget! So grateful we decided to do the families tour!

Nimo was a wonderful guide! Very knowledgeable and informative. He spoke excellent English and made the experience wonderful!

Mimmo is great. He tailored the experience to our wishes. Very knowledgeable and fun. Loved it!

Fantastic experience, with great, detailed descriptions of the forum and colosseum

Great guide, interesting tour. Ability to book last tickets much appreciated.