Your group tour begins with a look inside Rome’s most popular site, the Colosseum. Learn how no expense was spared when it came to the entertainment, from exotic animals to a variety of gladiators, historical and mythological reenactments, as well as free food that was provided by the state. Hear about its rise and fall, its neglect, and how it was used as a quarry and storage facility before becoming a world heritage site.
The Roman Forum:
The Roman Forum is the most interesting historical site in Rome, as well as one of the best-preserved assemblages of ancient ruins in Italy. Journey back in time, down cobbled streets into the basin of this remarkable archeological anomaly and envision what life was like in classical Rome.
The Palatine Hill:
Towering high above the Roman Forum is the very birth place of Rome, the Palatine Hill. This layer cake of Republican houses and Imperial palaces was also the abode of Rome’s legendary founder Romulus. Hear the fascinating stories behind this historical wonderland, as you walk past ancient ruins, roman baths, and the remains of an old stadium.