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Small-Group Tour of the Colosseum Including Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

  • Enjoy a comprehensive overview of ancient Rome’s most important sites
  • Beat the crowds and save time with skip-the-line Colosseum access
  • A small group tour makes for a relaxing, personal way to explore
Small-Group Tour of the Colosseum Including Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
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Embark on this comprehensive tour of ancient Rome’s most important landmarks, including the Colosseum and the Roman Forum. Don’t waste time waiting for hours in line: skip-the-line access means you’ll be whisked right inside the Colosseum. A small-group tour makes for an intimate way to discover the sights, while included audio headsets mean you won’t miss a single word from your guide. Continue to the Palatine Hill for panoramic city views.

What to Expect

This small-group tour begins at a meeting point just outside of the Colosseum’s entrance. Lines for the UNESCO World Heritage Site are famously long, but skip-the-line access means you’ll save hours otherwise spent waiting.

Follow your guide inside, put on audio headsets, and discover this world-famous landmark up close. You’ll hear stories about the gladiators who once fought here, as well as the long history of the Colosseum.

Next, the tour continues in the Roman Forum, just adjacent from the Colosseum. Home to a heavy concentration of priceless ruins, the Forum was once the heart of the Roman Empire. See Julius Caesar’s final resting place, the Temple of the Vestal Virgins, and more.

The final stop on the tour is Palatine Hill. Climb up to the top for views overlooking the Roman Forum and beyond, and hear the Romulus and Remus myth from your guide. The tour ends back in front of the Roman Forum.

Reviews (209)
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Reviewed 4 days ago
Enlightening Experience

This was a very thorough tour. Covered a great deal of detail and made the history of these three sites come to life. GiGi our your guide was exceptional. He told wonderful stories grounded in the history. Totally worth getting the skip the line. We...More

Thank acedaddy
Reviewed 1 week ago
An excellent way to see the sights

I would highly recommend this company, the guide was helpful and charming. It was a boon to miss the queues, especially as it was very busy the day I visited. They give you head phones as even in a small group of 15 (maximum) it...More

1  Thank Magglington
Reviewed 1 week ago
Highly recommend Walks Of Italy!

We booked 3 separate tours with Walks. 10-23, 10-31 & 11-1. We first did Welcome to Rome: Twilight City Stroll & Gelato-Tasting with Felix on 10-23. Great tour, small group of about 7. Felix was very knowledgable and enthusiastic. Every corner we turned was a...More

Thank Excursion815492
Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing tour!

If you take only one tour in Rome, take this one. From the online booking to meeting our guide, everything worked as expected. There was no rush, no pressure and the headsets allow you to pause for a while at a particular point while staying...More

Thank Wanderer16523245805
Reviewed 1 week ago
Take this tour!

Seriously loved doing this tour with Susanna. She shared such great information and history for the things associated with this tour. I travel more than most people and this has by far been one of my favorite tours ever. Thank you Susanna and Walks of...More

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Response from Julianna22 | Reviewed this property |
When I took this tour in July there were only 6 of us in the group. It was great. We learned so much from our guide.
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8 July 2018|
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Response from Denise F | Reviewed this property |
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