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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 20-07-07 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-07-07 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Via del Colosseo, 24
    Via del Colosseo, 24, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
    The Agency is located above the Colosseum Metro Station( 2nd floor ). Exiting the station, proceed on your right on the direction of the bar than continue walking on the street behind this bar. After 1 minute of walking, you will see our office on your right hand.
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    Explore Italy Tours
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Colosseum
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Colosseum
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Colosseum
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Colosseum
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 6
    Palatine Hill
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 7
    Roman Forum
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Colosseum
    Piazza del Colosseo, 1, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
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Important Information
Departure Point
Via del Colosseo, 24, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
Duration
3h
Return Details
Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, 1, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
Inclusions
  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to Colosseum Underground and Roman Forum, Palatine Hill.
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Archaeological map
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Explore Italy Tours
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Entry/Admission - Palatine Hill
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Forum
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • A modarate amount of walking is involved.
  • Child discount from 6 to 17 years old is applied only with a valid ID card
  • Please note that you cannot get to the Colosseum with large bags, backpacks, or suitcases. You may bring small bags, but there is no cloakroom service inside to accommodate the large items.
  • The tour reservations have strict timing. To join the tour you are required to be at the meeting point for check-in at least 15 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.
  • The tour will consist of 2 separate parts, 1 hour in the Colosseum & 1.5 hours in the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill area.
  • These tours are separated by a break to allow time for pictures or to spend more time in the monument or attraction
  • Meeting place: Via Del Colosseo 24 (just a 2 minute walk from the Colosseum metro stop)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • All visitors must pass through the monument/attraction security check please allow at least 20 minutes to clear security
  • Please let us know if possible your Hotel name in Rome.
  • Please provide an active phone number during the booking process in order to be contacted about last minute changing.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Pets are not allowed inside the venue
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 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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Gloria Ortega wrote a review Feb. 2020
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Tataiana, our tour guide, was very knowledgeable and friendly. The group was small and she kept us engaged throughout the whole tour. She gave us some suggestions on other activities we could do while in Rome. I would highly recommend this tour.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from ExploreItalyTours, Public Relations Manager at The VIP Colosseum Underground & Ancient Rome Small Group Tour
Responded Mar. 4, 2020
We are happy to hear that you liked your VIP Colosseum Underground tour with us! Thank you very much for your review! We will pass your kind words to Tatiana!
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Valeria M wrote a review Jan. 2020
Deer Park, Texas1 contribution1 helpful vote
Great guide, explained everything very well. It was a small group so everyone got to enjoy and understand the tour.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from ExploreItalyTours, Public Relations Manager at The VIP Colosseum Underground & Ancient Rome Small Group Tour
Responded Jan. 30, 2020
Thank you very much for your review about your experience with us! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your VIP Colosseum Underground & Ancient Rome tour!
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Josie F wrote a review Jan. 2020
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I had been to the Colosseum several times but I really wanted to see the Underground. We met at the office on top of metro station and from there we were directly taken to the back entrance of the Colosseum managing to skip the massive lines. The Underground was mind blowing and
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Responded Jan. 30, 2020
We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your VIP Colosseum Underground & Ancient Rome tour! Thank you very much for your review about your experience with us!
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Brandon H wrote a review Jan. 2020
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Our trip to the Colosseum and Roman Forum was incredible and very fun for the whole family! Santos our guide was not only knowledgeable, but very friendly and personalized the tour for the whole family and was great with kids. He took the time to not only share the history of
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from ExploreItalyTours, Public Relations Manager at The VIP Colosseum Underground & Ancient Rome Small Group Tour
Responded Jan. 30, 2020
Thank you very much for your review about your experience! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your Colosseum and Roman Forum tour with us! We will pass your kind words to Santos!
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Couchking wrote a review Nov. 2019
Central New Jersey16 contributions32 helpful votes
We had Marta as our guide. She was very knowledgeable and personable. If you want to tour the Colosseum and Forum, you should choose this tour. It includes going Underground in the Colosseum which most people don’t see. One thing to mention, if you have problems walking this
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Responded Dec. 9, 2019
We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your VIP Colosseum Underground & Ancient Rome tour! Thank you very much for your review about your experience with us!
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About the operator

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mariusk973
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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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237jordynh
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HORRIBLE SERVICE
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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cass-marie0
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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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AandAFree
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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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250reneem
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Misleading!!
I booked because it said "early morning", the reservation came back with a 1:00 pm time!! I booked through Viatour
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gillian b
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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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S4742ANsamanthab
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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
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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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travelust28
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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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littleYungie
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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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Alessialombardi93
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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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Sophireay
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Disappointing
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
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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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392junat
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The great tour of Ancient Rome
This tour was amazing, rich in cultural information, intertaining and the guide (Paola) made a great job! Me and my
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Guillermo A
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Excelent tour, cultural and touristic
The tour give us a lot of information about those historial places. Both Guides, one for the Colosseo and other fo
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