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Colosseum and Ancient Rome

Roam through Rome in a three hour introductory tour of the Eternal City. See the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, Roman Forum and many more!

HIGHLIGHTS:

* Skip the line entry into the Colosseum

* Tour inside the Roman Forum, depending on the season

* Discover the history of Ancient Rome

Discover the main attractions of Ancient Rome in this comprehensive tour and beat the queues at the Colosseum and the Palatine Hill. Admire the spectacular Arch of Constantine and climb the Palatine Hill following the steps of Julius Caesar along the Via Sacra. This guided tour is ideal for anyone visiting Rome for the first time and is a perfect introduction to Ancient Rome. In three hours you will have plenty of time to discover several of the main attractions and will have the opportunity to learn all about the fascinating history of the eternal city. First you will enjoy panoramic views over the Colosseum from the top of the Oppian Hill before getting skip the line entry to the Colosseum itself, beating the queues. Once inside, your official guide will tell you all about the bloody history of this ancient amphitheatre with tales of gladiators, simulated battles and executions. After a brief stop at the Arch of Constantine we will move on to the Palatine Hill, the most famous of Rome’s Seven Hills. From there you will be able to enjoy splendid views over the Roman Forum and Nero’s Circus Maximus. Then we walk down the Via Sacra, or Sacred Way, the ceremonial way that crosses the Forum. The excursion ends at the temple that houses the altar where the remains of Julius Caesar were cremated. Discover the main attractions of Ancient Rome in this comprehensive tour and beat the queues at the Colosseum and the Palatine Hill. Admire the spectacular Arch of Constantine and climb the Palatine Hill following the steps of Julius Caesar along the Via Sacra. This guided tour is ideal for anyone visiting Rome for the first time and is a perfect introduction to Ancient Rome. Meeting/pick-up point: Via Vittorio Emanuele Orlando 95.

Duration: Approximately 3 hours.

Start or opening time: Please be at the meeting point 30 minutes before the departure of the tour.

Languages: Depending on the option chosen.

Others: During the low season we visit the Colosseum (inside), Roman Forum and Capitoline Hill. During the high season we visit the Colosseum (inside), Roman Forum (inside) and Palatine Hill (inside). In low season the visit of Roman Forum is not guaranteed due to the early closure of sites. On Wednesdays, during the papal audience the basilica remains closed. Reopening at 1pm.