Private tour

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

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

From US$ 413.09 per group up to 2

Climb the steps of the Colosseum, explore the cobbled streets of the Roman Forum, and admire the stunning views of Rome from the top of the Palatine Hill. This informative private tour is a great way to experience all of Ancient Rome.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 3 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Tour the Colosseum
  • Encounter the Temple of Saturn
  • See the Basilica of Maxentius
  • Wander through the Roman Senate
  • See Flavian Palace
Full description
You'll begin by exploring the Colosseum, one of the wonders of the world and an incredible feat of engineering that hosted some of the cruelest yet spectacular shows in the ancient world. Your guide will help you understand the complex history of this magnificent monument, telling you stories about the incredible spectacles that took place there throughout time. You'll hear of bloody gladiatorial combat, wild animal hunts, and even naval battles, as you follow your guide through the tunnels of the Colosseum and walk in the footsteps of gladiators and slaves. On your Colosseum tour you’ll discover that truth is stranger than fiction, as you learn about what went on behind the scenes. You’ll hear about the lives and deaths of the gladiators, many of whom became celebrities, and will find out how the games were staged using complex machinery and the labor of slaves. Next to the Colosseum is the massive Arch of Constantine, a triumphal arch that vividly narrates the stories of Roman military victories. Its marble friezes can be read like a graphic novel, or could even be said to resemble scenes from a film. They offer a fascinating insight into 4th-century Rome, as the empire turned towards Christianity.
Includes
  • Headsets to hear your tour guide clearly
  • Skip-the-line tickets
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Participants

Date

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Meeting point

Please arrive to Largo Corrado Ricci 37, 15 minutes before the activity starts.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
  • Passport or ID card for children
  • Passport or ID card, copy accepted

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  •  This is a walking tour through archaeological sites in Rome with steps and uneven surfaces
  • Immediately upon booking you will need to provide the exact ages of any children joining the tour
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Product ID: 361290