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Skip-the-Line Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roman Forum Tour, with Arena Access

  • Priority access into the Colosseum
  • Utilize a special entrance that leads directly to the Arena floor
  • Small group size offers personal service
Skip-the-Line Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roman Forum Tour, with Arena Access
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3 hours small group tour with English or Spanish speaking guide: visit the Colosseum entering from the Arena stage, the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill. Skip-the-line reservation included.
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Maximize time spent at the Colosseum with 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.

What to Expect

Meet your guide and group (24 people or less) 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.
Reviews (76)
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Reviewed yesterday
Amazing bit of history

We really enjoyed the guided tour of the Colosseum. We learned a lot of historical facts that we would have missed with a self-guided tour. Seeing the remains of the Colosseum was amazing. The tour guide was very informative and spoke English quite well.

Thank FishBob49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were approached by a salesperson regarding the tours they offered. No pressured selling - we had been looking at the tours on line so knew he was offering a good deal. The salesperson gave suggestions of what we could do while waiting for our...More

2  Thank deborah o
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Fantastic and in-depth

This was a wonderful tour and opportunity! We had Dennis as a guide. He was incredibly knowledgeable. We couldn’t believe how much he knew. His delivery was enthusiastic and easy to follow. My history buff husband said he felt like he was watching a YouTube...More

2  Thank Jessi R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Friendly, informative and interesting

Myself and my cousins had a lovely tour with Francesca on Saturday 27th October. She was friendly, knowledgeable and entertaining. The tour was about 3 hours long covering the Colosseum, Palantine Hill and the Forum. She explained what the plan was and what security we...More

2  Thank 461cherriec
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brilliant Tour & Guide

What a great tour, Francesca, our guide brought the history of the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill alive for us. Her archaeological and history knowledge was brilliant and the whole tour was enlightening and entertaining. Walking onto the arena floor through the gladiators entrance...More

Thank mattsdow
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November 5, 2018|
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Response from CaliDeb12 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! And the colosseum. It’s a wonderful tour
Julie B
September 7, 2018|
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Response from samjalyste | Reviewed this property |
I don’t believe so. It’s mostly outdoors and not Churches.
August 3, 2018|
Response from val1402 | Reviewed this property |
You would need to book separate tour for that as not included in the one I have reviewed Enjoy