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Ski the Line: Colosseum & Roman Forum Tour for Kids & Families provided by City Wonders

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Ski the Line: Colosseum & Roman Forum Tour for Kids & Families

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Overview
This accessible tour makes it easy for the whole family to discover Rome’s most popular attractions. Your guide (a specialist in early childhood education) tailors the tour to kids, with activities and other games specially designed to keep young ones entertained. See the Roman Forum and then—with special, skip-the-line access—beat the long wait times and step right into the Colosseum. Finally, enjoy a gelato to celebrate your day.
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Largo Gaetana Agnesi
Largo Gaetana Agnesi, 00184 Roma RM, ItalyAt Largo Gaetana Agnesi, above the 2nd floor of the metro line B (blue line) stop "Colosseo". If arriving by metro: Upon exiting the turnstiles of the metro, take an immediate right down the tiled hall to the escalator/stairs within the metro station. At the top of the escalator, go to the right and up the short flight of stairs to exit. Turn left and take the stairs ahead on the left to the small, oval-shaped “square”, Largo Gaetana Agnesi, above the metro with views of the Colosseum.
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    Colosseum
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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    Roman Forum
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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Colosseo
Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Roma RM, ItalyThis service ends at the Colosseum.
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Highlights
  • Introduce the whole family to the Roman Forum and the Colosseum
  • Your guide is a specialist in early childhood education
  • Beat the crowds and long wait times with skip-the-line access
  • Fun facts and interactive games will bring the history alive for kids
What to Expect
This tour begins at a centrally located meeting point near Trajan’s Column, right on the edge of the Roman Forum. Meet your guide and set off on an accessible tour of Trajan’s Market and the Roman Forum. Your guide is a specialist in early childhood education, and has prepared a number of challenges, activities, and fun stories that are designed to engage kids and adults alike. Optional audio headsets are also available for larger groups, so you don’t miss any of your guide’s stories. After your stroll through the Roman Forum, you’ll continue onwards to the Colosseum. This Roman icon always has long entry lines; skip-the-line access, however, means you’ll beat the crowds and head straight inside. Once inside the Colosseum, admire the sights and listen to your guide’s stories and fun facts about the gladiators, emperors, and wild animals that once frequented the landmark. Additional interactive experiences will help bring the history alive for younger visitors. The tour concludes just in front of the Colosseum, where young travelers enjoy a gelato.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Largo Gaetana Agnesi, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
Duration
2h
Return Details
Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
Inclusions
  • A delicious Gelato!
  • Skip the Line to Colosseum
  • Fun gadgets and plenty of activities tailored for children
  • Headsets, if needed
  • Professional English guide
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Forum
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Italy’s tourist sites are among the most popular in the world; skip-the-line access and careful planning limit the crowd exposure, but please be aware that some locations may be unavoidably busy during standard hours
  • Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult
  • We are also unable to accommodate strollers or baby carriages on our group tours
  • Important: Please note that large bags/backpacks/suitcases are not permitted in the Colosseum and Roman Forum. Only very small bags are allowed. Please do not bring these items with you on the day of your tour as there are no cloakrooms at the Colosseum
  • Due to Colosseum security regulations, a PASSPORT OR VALID ID DOCUMENT IS MANDATORY to join this tour. It is your responsibility to ensure you have a valid document with you on tour. Passengers who fail to provide a valid proof of identity will be denied entry.
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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mammaK3x wrote a review Jun 2019
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania3 contributions2 helpful votes
We booked this tour well in advance, but City Wonders cancelled it about two weeks prior to our late May 2019 departure due to lack of interest. We are a family of 5 traveling from USA to Italy and had involved the 3 children in selecting this tour. I can appreciate the need
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from CityWondersCS, Manager at Ski the Line: Colosseum & Roman Forum Tour for Kids & Families
Responded 15 Jun 2019
Dear mammaK3x, Thanks for taking the time to write a review about City Wonders. We are sorry about the inconvenience happened to your tour. Please note that the Tour cancellation is a rare exception, and when this occurs the coordinators and customer care agent are instructed to do their best to accommodate the clients offering multiple options. We apologize if at that time we haven't been able to find the right option for your family however we contacted you with more than 2 weeks in advance in order for you to find another option. We provided you with the full refund and we are sorry you had to struggle to find an other tour. Thank you for letting us know about this. Your feedback helps us get better. We wish you a lovely weekend and we hope you will be able to take another tour with us in the future. Regards Barbara City Wonders Team
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Trey J wrote a review Jun 2019
Louisville, Kentucky2 contributions1 helpful vote
Awesome guided tour, engaging personality and excellent historical knowledge. Highly recommend Fabrizio as your next City wonders guide. Ciao!
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Date of experience: May 2019
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TanyaRosen wrote a review Mar 2019
15 contributions3 helpful votes
We were concerned our 7yo would be bored but our tour guide kept all the kids in the group involved and entertained. She was very informative and sweet. Great tour. Highly recommend.
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jack_mcdowall wrote a review Jan 2019
Southampton, United Kingdom3 contributions3 helpful votes
Fantastic tour with brilliant customer service and outstanding and engaging tour guide 11.15 26/01/2019. Highly recommend City Wonders and the tour guide who's name we have forgotten, apologies.
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Chris H wrote a review Oct 2018
Derby, United Kingdom4 contributions
Great tour by our guide Francesca, very knowledgeable and we all learnt an awful lot! Very busy as you would expect but we'll worth paying extra to avoid the massive queues. The tour went into the Forum where there were restrooms if needed. Top tour!
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