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Skip-the-line Private Tour of the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill provided by Raphael Tours in Rome

Skip-the-line Private Tour of the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill

Skip-the-line Private Tour of the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill
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Tour snapshot
Duration:
3h
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Stroller accessible
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    3h
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Stroller accessible
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
On this 3-hour, private tour, skip the lines as you visit the Colosseum and other major sites in Rome. See the Roman Forum and the Emperor's Palace on Palatine Hill as your guide shares stories about the history of each stop. Customize this tour and go at your own pace with just your party.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
German, English, Italian, French, Spanish
What to expect
  • Make your own way to the Colosseum Metro Station to meet your private guide at either 8:30am or 3:30pm. Enter the Colosseum with your guide to explore one of the best-preserved monuments from classical Rome. Built in 80 A.D., the Colosseum was the stage for gladiator fights performed for Roman emperors. See the tiered seating area, corridors, and underground rooms where gladiators and animals prepared for deadly fights. Next, see the remaining mosaics and frescoes in the Emperor's Palace, which sits atop of Palatine Hill. Then, visit the Roman Forum, the center of government for the Roman Empire. Walk past the ruins of the Senate House, the Temple of Julius Caesar, the Triumphal Arches, and other important buildings, hearing about their history from your guide. Your tour concludes at the Roman Forum after three hours.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
German, English, Italian, French, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
  • Make your own way to the Colosseum Metro Station to meet your private guide at either 8:30am or 3:30pm. Enter the Colosseum with your guide to explore one of the best-preserved monuments from classical Rome. Built in 80 A.D., the Colosseum was the stage for gladiator fights performed for Roman emperors. See the tiered seating area, corridors, and underground rooms where gladiators and animals prepared for deadly fights. Next, see the remaining mosaics and frescoes in the Emperor's Palace, which sits atop of Palatine Hill. Then, visit the Roman Forum, the center of government for the Roman Empire. Walk past the ruins of the Senate House, the Temple of Julius Caesar, the Triumphal Arches, and other important buildings, hearing about their history from your guide. Your tour concludes at the Roman Forum after three hours.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 20455P35
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Private tour
  • Entry/Admission - Palatine Hill
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • It does not include the Underground section and third tier
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Forum
Duration
3h
Departure details
  • Via dei Fori Imperiali, Roma RM, Italy Directions: Meet your guide at the newsagent in front of the Colosseum Metro Station Exit. There is only one exit, just in front of the monument.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes and bring a hat and bottled water
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Private tour
  • Entry/Admission - Palatine Hill
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • It does not include the Underground section and third tier
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Forum
Departure details
  • Via dei Fori Imperiali, Roma RM, Italy Directions: Meet your guide at the newsagent in front of the Colosseum Metro Station Exit. There is only one exit, just in front of the monument.
Duration
3h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes and bring a hat and bottled water
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
What you can expect during your visit
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Via dei Fori Imperiali
    Via dei Fori Imperiali, Roma RM, Italy
    Directions: Meet your guide at the newsagent in front of the Colosseum Metro Station Exit. There is only one exit, just in front of the monument.
    See address & details
  • 1
    Palatine Hill
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 2
    Colosseum
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 3
    Roman Forum
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • You'll return to the starting point
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t0mandsandy
Perth, Australia2 contributions
May 2018
Very informative tour with an easy to understand guide.Best way to go with easier skip the line access.
Written 22 May 2018
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