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Colosseum and Ancient Rome 3-Hour Private Tour

4.7 / 5

10 reviews

Colosseum and Ancient Rome 3-Hour Private Tour

From US$ 368.07 per person

Skip the lines on this private tour of the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill. Learn about life in ancient Rome from an expert guide.

About this activity

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Duration 2.5 hours
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  • Hear fascinating stories about ancient Rome as you explore the Colosseum
  • Skip the lines and enter Rome's important archeological sites without delay
  • Enjoy views of the Roman Forum and Circus Maximus from the Palatine Hill
Full description
Step back in time on a 3-hour private tour of Rome’s most important archeological sites. Visit the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill with an expert guide. Hear how the Colosseum was opened with 100 days of games, including gladiatorial combats, wild animal fights, hunts, public executions and even larger combats such as mock naval engagements. Next, visit the ruins, basilicas and temples at the Roman Forum site and see the former palaces. Learn about life in ancient Rome. Head up the Palatine Hill and take in views of the Roman Forum and Nero’s Circus Maximus, where chariot races were once held.
  • Admission ticket
  • Skip-the-line access to all 3 sites
  • Professional guide
  • Private tour
  • Hotel pick-up
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

At the Colosseo metro station at the main exit of the subway, to the right nearby the green kiosk (newspaper stand).

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Glass objects
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • This activity is not wheelchair-accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • You must bring photo ID the be able to enter the monument and you may be denied entrance without it
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 10 reviews

Review summary

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We visited two sites out of three on the run. The visit lasted 1 hour 45 minutes instead of 2 hours 30 minutes. The meeting point was at 2:00 p.m. the guide arrived at 2:20 p.m. .....

January 27, 2020

We had a small group with Susi. Very personable and entertaining, easy-going tour with lots of information, in a pleasant way. Highly recommended! Especially as a family!

January 13, 2020

Renè guided us through the sights in a very professional but humorous way! The tour was very exciting and entertaining. The organization was great! It was fun!

January 10, 2020

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