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Colosseum with Arena Access and Ancient Rome Small Group Tour provided by Colosseum and Vatican Tours by Italy Wonders

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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Overview
Maximize time spent at the Colosseum on this skip-the-line tour that includes priority access tickets. A special entrance leads directly to the Arena floor where gladiators once fought. Learn about the history of ancient Rome from your guide and finish up the tour with a walk through Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Via Frangipane, 30
    Via Frangipane, 30, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
    To reach our office take the metro line B and get off at Cavour station, take the exit with the stairs you will be on Via Cavour. Please walk down on Via Cavour and just before arriving in Largo Corrado Ricci turn left in via del Colosseo and walking up on Via del Colosseo you will see a little square with the restaurant and our office. This is Via Frangipane 30.
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    Colosseum
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Palatine Hill
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Roman Forum
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
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Highlights
  • Priority access into the Colosseum
  • Utilize a special entrance that leads directly to the Arena floor
  • Small group size offers personal service
  • Learn about the history of Ancient Rome
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group outside the Colosseum and enter with skip-the-line priority access tickets. A special entrance opens directly into the Arena floor where gladiators once fought. Seeing the Colosseum from the Arena floor offers a unique perspective, including views into the dungeons of the Colosseum where both gladiators and animals were held before the fights. Your guide leads the way from the Arena up into the stands, telling stories about the history of this landmark as you explore. After the Colosseum, your tour continues with a visit to Palatine Hill. One of the seven famous hills of Rome, Palatine Hill offers a sweeping view over the Roman Forum and Circus Maximus. The final stop of this tour is the ruins of the Roman Forum.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Via Frangipane, 30, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
Duration
3h
Return Details
Roman Forum, Via della Salara Vecchia, 5/6, 00186 Roma RM, Italy Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
Inclusions
  • Guided tour in English
  • English speaking guide for 3 hours
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Entry/Admission - Palatine Hill
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Forum
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Normal sized backpacks are permitted as huge backpacks will not be admitted.
  • Small group tour will average 16 people (with a maximum of 24 people).
  • Please be aware that to enter the Colosseum it is necessary to pass a metal detector security check;
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • If you arrive late you might lose the entrance at the Colosseum or a part of the tour
  • The order of the visit of the itinerary might change
  • There might be a slight change in the departure timing. In this case we will call you in advance.
  • Please bring a copy of your ID or driver license since it is necessary for the entrance at the Colosseum
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Please Note: In some areas the stroller must be carried by yourself due to architectural restrictions
  • Please note that due to summer heatwaves the duration of the tour may vary slightly depending on the needs of the group.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 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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Irene R wrote a review Oct. 11
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Guide was so passionate that it added to the whole experience. Worthwhile getting ticket with access to palantine hill and forum as well as colloseum. Had been to colloseum before but this extra was worth the money. Due to less visitors this helped make this tour almost feel
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Haydn Devonport wrote a review Sep. 2020
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An amazing day and a great tour guide, very detailed, we learned some interesting facts, would recommend!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Antiquehunter13 wrote a review Sep. 2020
London, United Kingdom16 contributions8 helpful votes
We needed headphones. Although only a small group of 7 it was very difficult to hear the guide against the traffic noise.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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family492 wrote a review Sep. 2020
Boston, Massachusetts6 contributions1 helpful vote
We skipped the lines and got an information packed tour. The guide spoken English well and was attentive to our your children.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Miss R Kirk wrote a review Sep. 2020
Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom7 contributions
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Very educational it was like having a history lesson. The views and ruins were amazing! 100% Definitely recommend this tour! Our tour guides name was david he was lovely.
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Feeling like in the Roman Empire time
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Great Tour of the Vatican
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Amazing Coliseum and Forum guided tour
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Amazing tour of colosseum - an absolute must
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Great visit, a must see. Great guide, great organization
The Colosseum and Ancient Rome tour was a great experience. The guide (Mat) has so much knowledge and told and expl
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Colosseum and Ancient Rome Small Group Tour with Adriana
Adriana was our guide for this tour. She is extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic about her subject. We thought
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Great experience of some classic Roman history
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Vatican and colosseum tour
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Very informative and impressive tours through the ancient history of Rome.
Our guide on both parts of the tour was Davido, who gave us many details, interesting background and historical fac
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"Fi" is awesome
Our tour guide was "Fi" (short for Felicity Catherine) and she was awesome. A retired school teacher who is engagin
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Wonderful tour
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