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Private Colosseum and Roman Forum Tour with Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off

Highlights
  • A skip-the-line tour of Rome’s ancient sites
  • Exclusive access to the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Capitoline Hil
  • Save hours of waiting in line on a tour ideal for travelers with limited time 
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Private Colosseum and Roman Forum Tour with Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off
From US$88.40
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Colosseum Afternoon Tour
3 hour Colosseum tour. Tickets and hotel pick-up and drop off included.
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3 hour Colosseum tour. Tickets and hotel pick-up and drop off included.
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Overview

The Colosseum, a 1st-century amphitheater, is one of Rome’s most recognizable landmarks—and it’s just as incredible inside. Breeze past the entrance lines on this skip-the-line tour, which also covers the heart of Ancient Rome. Perfect for first-time visitors, this tour allows you to tick off the Roman Forum—where you'll also skip the line—Capitoline Hill, and the world-famous gladiatorial arena even in limited time. 

What to Expect

Begin your tour with hotel pick-up before heading to Rome’s well-preserved historic center, now a UNESCO World Heritage site. Skip the lines outside the Colosseum with VIP admission tickets and step inside to marvel at the ruins of the amphitheater. Wander at your leisure while listening to stories of the ancient gladiators and wild beasts that entertained up to 60,000 spectators at a time with their gory battles.

Continue your visit of some of the world’s oldest surviving structures at the Roman Forum, the seat of ancient political power, where you'll also jump the lines. Your guide will explain the gods of the ancient world and the foundations of our Zodiac signs. Learn how the pagan festival of Saturnalia—in honor of the planet Saturn— evolved into Christmas celebrations. You’ll also visit the remains of the Temple of the Vestal Virgins, where priestesses kept alive the sacred fire of Vesta.

The tour concludes with a panoramic view of the ancient city from Capitoline Hill, the smallest and most picturesque of Rome’s legendary seven hills.

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Reviewed 3 days ago
Colosseum & Roman Forum Tour with Marta Palombi (Eyes of Rome)

Marta was a fantastic tour guide. We were traveling with my 93-yr-old Mom & Marta tailored our tour to make things as easy as possible for her and still give us a complete and wonderful tour. "Storyteller" is an extremely apt description for Marta's abilities....More

Thank juliepok
EyesofRomeTeam, Storyteller at Eyes of Rome, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Ciao! Thanks for being great guests! I hope everything went well for you in Pompeii and I hope to see you again in Rome! Sincerely, Marta

Reviewed 5 days ago
Made all the difference in our trip!!

This review is regarding Eyes of Rome, and in particular our tour guide, Stefania, who was FANTASTIC! She is very knowledgeable, easy going, funny and made our time in Rome one of the highlights of our trip to Italy. We have two teenage kids who...More

Thank vanessak288
EyesofRomeTeam, Storyteller at Eyes of Rome, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Ciao and Grazie! I am so happy you enjoyed my 'guidance'- I enjoyed your (and your kids') company too! I hope I didn't overload you with too much; usually I can gauge how much information my guests are able to take and you seemed able...More

Reviewed 5 days ago
The most wonderful morning with our guide Andrada

Thank you Andrada for giving us the most wonderful tour today, your relaxed yet most informative tour was greatly appreciated and your photography magnificent! Best wishes Jackie and Egidio

Thank wrightpoci
EyesofRomeTeam, Storyteller at Eyes of Rome, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Prego! My pleasure. Relaxing yet informative tours are what I strive for, and so happy the pictures came out well. See you next time! -Andrada

Reviewed 6 days ago
The best way to see Ancient Rome!

My wife and I were on our first visit to Rome, and for that matter, to Europe. We had been told by a friend to get a private tour of the Roman ruins if at all possible. Our stay was going to be short in...More

Thank Shawn O
EyesofRomeTeam, Storyteller at Eyes of Rome, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Ciao and Grazie! You've let me a really kind review and I really appreciate it! It's always fun to share my city with interested guests- you guys asked great questions and were a lot of fun. Thanks again, and see you soon (right?!?), Giuliano

Reviewed 1 week ago
Loved our guide! Enjoyed the Coliseum and Forum.

Valeria Canfarini, our guide, was excellent. We visited Rome 5 years ago and thought we had seen the Coliseum and Forum----wrong! Valeria filled in so much detail we (just my husband and myself) felt we were visiting for the 1st time. The tour is well...More

Thank ghjefferson
EyesofRomeTeam, Storyteller at Eyes of Rome, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Ciao my dear guests, thank you for leaving me a review! I really appreciate the feedback, and am happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour with me! Also, very good recommendations for the Colosseum and Roman Forum- it gets so hot there in summer...More

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Judes2
19 June 2018|
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Response from Carla B | Reviewed this property |
Ours did not; however, you may be able to ask your guide to purchase those type tickets.
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ABtraveller99
26 May 2018|
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Response from NordicBlonde | Reviewed this property |
As far as I’m aware there are no restrictions to the type of bags you can bring. Two in our party had backpacks and there was no issue at all with them. I had a camera, camera bag and a shoulder bag and no one questioned it... More
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Terry W
23 May 2018|
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Response from helenl53 | Reviewed this property |
Yes Terry, it is a private tour without other people, it is so worth it!
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