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Early Morning Colosseum and Ancient Rome Small Group Tour provided by Explore Italy Tours

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Early Morning Colosseum and Ancient Rome Small Group Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
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Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
  • You'll start at
    Via delle Terme di Tito, 72
    Via delle Terme di Tito, 72, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
    The meeting point is in front of the "Oppio Caffe" on Via delle Terme di Tito on the corner with Via Nicola Salvi. The guide will have a sign with "Tour in the city / Explore Italy tours" on it.
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  • 1
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Roman Forum
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Roman Forum
    Via della Salara Vecchia, 5/6, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
    The tour will conclude at the Roman Forum
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Important Information
Departure Point
Via delle Terme di Tito, 72, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
Return Details
Roman Forum, Via della Salara Vecchia, 5/6, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
  • Professional English Speaking guide
  • Headsets to hear your guide clearly
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Forum
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • The tour reservations have strict timing. To join the tour you are required to be at the meeting point for check-in at least 20 minutes prior to your tour departure time.
  • If you arrive late for the meeting time, it will not be possible to join the group or reschedule, unless you pay for the activity again. As per "No Show" rules you will not be entitled to a refund.
  • Please be advised capacity regulations and security may delay the tour departure This could also influence the smooth running of the tour especially on national holidays and events.
  • Cancellations, changes or issues due to weather, security and events held by the monument are beyond our control and are directly decided by their administration team. These issues will be reviewed by us and dealt with on an individual basis but are the responsibility of the monument.
  • All visitors must pass through the monument/attraction security check please allow at least 20 minutes to clear security.
  • The exact timings and reservations can vary, dependant on the monument/attractions administration offices availabilities and decisions on the booking day and can be subject to last minute changes. Departure time can differ up to 20 minutes from your selected time.
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.
  • Please be aware that large bags/backpacks/suitcases are not permitted in the monument/ attraction. 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 monument.
  • All clients will be asked to show a photo ID, you must bring a photo ID to be allowed into the Colosseum.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Pets are not allowed inside the venue
  • 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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Renee M wrote a review Feb 2020
Bend, Oregon4 contributions2 helpful votes
I booked because it said "early morning", the reservation came back with a 1:00 pm time!! I booked through Viatour and that was another nightmare!!
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Date of experience: April 2019
tveldhuis wrote a review Aug 2018
Lind, Washington3 contributions3 helpful votes
Sarah was an amazing tour guide! She was very knowledgeable and made the tour fun. She also was very helpful with guiding the tour in a way so I was able to feed my 8 month old and change him without holding the tour up too much. The tour was great and I would definitely
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Date of experience: July 2018
Response from ExploreItalyTours, Responsabile reception at Early Morning Colosseum and Ancient Rome Small Group Tour
Responded 4 Aug 2018
We are glad you enjoyed the tour with us. Sarah is one of our best guides. They are all well prepared and our goal is to offer a good experience for our customers as well as an interesting tour.
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About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Explore Italy Tours
Pelin for the win!
This is probably the best guided tour we have ever had. Our guide Pelin told us not only about the «nice artifacts»
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I had to cancel my trip to Italy due to covid and this was the one company I had trouble working with. I emailed an
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Outstanding tour guides!
We absolutely loved this tour!!! A MASSIVE thank you to Alex and our female tour guide who’s name we forgot to get,
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Great tour!
This tour was fabulous. So much history to see and learn about. Our tour guide was knowledgeable, interesting and
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Tataiana, our tour guide, was very knowledgeable and friendly. The group was small and she kept us engaged througho
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gillian b
Vatican tour
This was a great tour, we able to walk right into the Vatican without waiting in any lines - which were very long.
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Best tour ever!
Wow! This is how every tour should be! Not only were we able to walk right into the Vatican without waiting in any
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Ardita P
Just go for it! Lovely tour and guide :)
My husband and I booked this tour during our getaway weekend. The whole organisation was seamless from start to fin
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Worth our money!
While our tour guide at the Coliseum was nice, the poor man had the entire tour group yawning because unfortunately
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Wonderful time in the Vatican country
Andy, our guide was great - full of interesting information & ran a very interactive tour for our small group of 6
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Delicious experience
Last week we booked a Food Tour with this agency. Met the guide in front of the Napoleonic Museum. Another couple j
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Definitely recommend
Great guide, explained everything very well. It was a small group so everyone got to enjoy and understand the tour.
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The best Colosseum experience
I had been to the Colosseum several times but I really wanted to see the Underground. We met at the office on top o
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So disappointing to see how much other have enjoyed their tour when ours was so terrible! We came on the 2nd of Jan
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Gord T
Colosseum & Palatine Hill Tour
Book this tour and was so pleased. Our guide Santos was excellent. Gave us a real history lesson on Rome and how it
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  • Duration: 2h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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