After meeting your tour guide at the designated meeting point, head to the dominating Colosseum. Here, you will be able to skip the long ticketing line and make your way directly through security and into the world’s largest amphitheater ever constructed. Learn all about the theatre’s bloody past as your tour guide tells you stories about the infamous gladiator games. Believed to have been constructed as a gift from ancient emperors to the Roman people, this grand outdoor amphitheater once served as the epicenter for entertainment, hosting various public spectacles and games.
Next, walk the ancient path that Romans once used every day as you venture into the Roman Forum along the Via Sacra. Neighboring the Colosseum, the Roman Forum provides an insight into life in Ancient Rome unlike any other site in Rome. Visit the temple of Vesta, Antonino, and Faustina. Marvel at the Basilica Julia and Aemilia, and imagine what Rome was once like thousands of years ago.
Finally, make your way to the Palatine Hill and bypass the long entry line with your priority access skip-the-line tickets. Enjoy one of the city’s best vantage points and discover the hill where Rome was originally founded. Once considered the most desirable neighborhood in Rome, Palatine Hill lives on as an extensive archaeological site. Explore ruins of the Flavian Palace and Stadium of Domitian, as well as the legendary Hut of Romulus.
If you only have a short period of time to see the absolute best that Rome has to offer, this tour is the perfect way to maximize your time and experience the archaeological wonders of the city in the company of an expert local guide and a small group of fellow travelers.
This tour is the most economical option for a 3-hour, skip the line, guided tour of Rome's most impressive archaeological wonders. Along with instant confirmation and free cancellation, this is the perfect option for a pocket-friendly exploration of Rome's finest.
You must carry valid ID with you to and present it at the time of entry if requested. Should you fail to do so, venue authorities may deny you entry and such instances are not liable for reschedules or refunds.
During the High Season (mid-June through August) the tour departs at 9:30 AM and 2:30 PM.
During the Low Season (November through March) the tour departs at 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM.
Please arrive at the meeting point 20 minutes prior to the tour departure timings. This tour lasts approximately 3 hours.
This guided tour is available in 4 languages:
You can reach the Colosseum by metro line B, train line 3, or via buses 75, 81, 673, 175, and 204. If you’re coming from Rome’s Termini train station, the quickest and most efficient way is by metro. If you prefer to get there by foot, it’s about a 25-minute walk from the train station to the Arch of Constantine.
Please note: You are required to be at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to your tour.
For safety and security reasons, no large backpacks or pieces of luggage are allowed inside the Colosseum.
You may cancel up to 48 hours in advance for a full refund.
Please check your final voucher for the meeting point details and specific instructions