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Ancient Rome: Colosseum and Roman Forum Private Tour

4.7 / 5

21 reviews

Ancient Rome: Colosseum and Roman Forum Private Tour

From US$ 273.98 per group up to 1

Enjoy skip-the-line access to the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill on this private tour. Discover these monuments of ancient Rome, including the Colosseum's interior, with an expert in ancient Roman history as your guide.

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Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
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Spanish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Abkhazian
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Take a tour of the Colosseum, the symbol of the Eternal City
  • Learn about the history of ancient Rome from an expert historian guide
  • Explore the Roman Forum, and visit Palatine Hill and the Palace of the Emperors
  • Waste no time waiting in line with included skip-the-line tickets
Full description
Enjoy a visit to the heart of ancient Rome, among its temples, meeting places, and triumphal arches that evoke images of senators, soldiers, emperors, and orators. Your expert guide will take you from the Colosseum to the Roman Forum and to the Palatine Hill, where you’ll see the Palace of the Emperors. This private guided 3-hour tour is priced for a group of up to 6 participants, and begins at the Colosseum, built by the Emperors of the Flavian Dynasty, and a site that over the centuries has become the symbol of Rome. Moving on, you’ll visit the site of the Forum, the area that witnessed the birth and development of Roman civilization. This was the political, social, religious, and economic heart of the Roman Republic. Some of the most ancient places of worship can be found at the Forum site, and it’s still possible to glimpse the remains of venerable temples. Following your visit to the Roman Forum area, you’ll continue on to the Palatine Hill, where the emperors of Rome lived.
  • Skip-the-line tickets for the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill
  • Private local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Reinforced Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Reinforced Green Passes can only be obtained by uploading either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months to either the Green Pass or Covid Certificate app
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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  • Be sure to wear comfortable shoes.
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4.7 /5

based on 21 reviews

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8月中旬に行きました。 10:00ホテル集合、10:30コロッセオ入場、13:00解散。 まずスキップチケットがないと長蛇の列。暑いなかであの列を並ぶ気力はありません・・・。異常なほど並んでいて、あとであった別の日本人グループの方は、開場1時間前に行って並んで、それでも会場時間から30-60分は並んだと言っていました。 予約なしの列は常に進むわけではなく、予約客がある一定異常進んでからやっと入れるので、先頭でも入場を待っている人がいました。 スキップチケットのおかげで即入れて時間を有効活用できました。 また、そのほかのローマ施設はともかく、コロッセオはガイドがないとただ写真をとって終わりになるなと。 ガイドさんのおかげで、見所を効率的にまわれて、 凱旋門、フォロ・ロマーノ、パラティーノの丘、しっかり全て入場して解説してくれますし、個人グループガイドさんなので、疲れていそうであれば休憩を促してくれて、写真もバンバンとってくれてとても満足しています。 ガイドさんは何人かいるようで、予約後にオフィスの人から「この時間開始はどう?」とメールで連絡がきます。時間の都合が悪かったので私たちは希望の時間を伝えて、変えてもらいました。やり取りは英語です。オフィススタッフも親切な印象でした。ガイドしてくれた ビンセントさん(イタリア人 男性)は日本語もとても上手で、とても素敵なガイドさんでした。 注意としては、この価格はガイド料金だけなので、ホテルで待ち合わせた時に、スキップチケット分の料金として1人25ユーロ必要でした。

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August 28, 2019


We booked as a family, ages 7 - 42 years. The tour guide was friendly and personable, but didn't speak German well enough to briefly describe the explanations. This made the tour lengthy and not particularly informative. In addition, she never gave us the opportunity to pause for a moment and get our own impression. After 2.5 hours we were all so exhausted that we just wanted to get out. I would only book tours with an audio guide for such a long time in order to be flexible. And: if you are traveling with children and book a guide, you should definitely take food with you. Unfortunately, ours was not even ready to shorten the tour after repeatedly pointing out that children were exhausted & hungry. The only positive thing: the entrance organized by the guide went well. However, that does not justify the extremely high price. I cannot advise booking a guide.

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October 18, 2021

Wonderful visit and experience, you should really take your private guide and get all the info

October 6, 2021

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