Small-group Vatican & Colosseum Walking Tour

See the best of Rome in one day with no-waiting entry

Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

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While exploring the architectural charms of ancient Rome, get totally engaged with its history and art with our walking tour at Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. Save time and money by skipping lengthy queues at the entry and get a professionally guided tour to learn all of its ancient archaeological secrets.

Tour Itinerary

Tour Availability:

Every day

Tour Duration:

3 Hours

Meeting Point:

Via del Colosseo, 31, 00184 Roma RM

Meeting Time:

25 minutes before the start time

Starting Time:

Choose your convenient time

Tour Language:

English, Spanish, French, German, Russian

Main Tour Activity

While taking this walking tour to Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill, you will be led by a professional guide who has extensive knowledge on Ancient Rome and has a desire to share it with all the tour participants. With us, you don’t just see Rome but can experience it to its fullest.

Skip the lines and enjoy the Colosseum without the crowds

There are no long admission queues on this small group tour of Rome’s Colosseum with a local professional guide. In addition, you’ll learn about the first and second levels of the Colosseum as your guide gives you stories and anecdotes that will fascinate everyone from history buffs to elementary school kids. Such engaging and enthralling stories make your walking tour at Colosseum much more enjoyable and educational.

Visit the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill to get a real feel for ancient Rome

After a brief walking tour at Colosseum, head over to Roman Forum and then Palatine Hill to get familiarized with ancient anecdotes and ancient figures like Julius Caesar. You will get special access passess to wander around the ancient palaces and temples in the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. With the professional tour guide you will transfer back in time when important historical personalities ruled this place with their wealth and knowledge.

Tour Overview

Explore the architectural wonders of ancient Rome and immerse yourself in history with this guided walking tour. Save time and money by skipping long queues and get a chance to directly go inside the Colosseum with a skip-the-line tour. A trained guide will be there to take you on a small-group tour of the Colosseum.



A trip to Rome can never be complete without paying a visit to its ancient parts, the Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roman Forum. Being the world’s most famous ancient monuments you will learn much more about the Roman empire’s history which is 2000 years old. Tale a guided tour to Colosseum which will leave you with a lifetime of memories.

Tour Highlights

  • The Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill with skip-the-line tickets.

  • Exclusive entrance available saving you up to two hours of waiting time.

  • Explore the biggest amphitheater that has ever built.

  • Discover hidden facts of Colosseum first and second floors that are typically inaccessible to the public.

  • Learn about the glorious story about gladiators battle, sea battles, trials, executions and so on.

  • Professional tour guide will explain every hidden facts about your favorite place more clearly.

  • Learn about Roman emperors’ enormous power at Roman Forum including their lifestyle with religion and politics.

  • Visit the remnants of the Palatine hill.

What is included

  • Skip the line ticket to the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

  • Multilingual Tour Guide

  • Audio Headsets for the group size of six or more than that

What is not included

  • Gratuities

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Food and drinks

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Erik Nelson

04/14/2021

You didn't see Rome if you dropped the Colosseum

Guided tour is the only way to describe its majestic. Fortunately, we booked a guided tour that got us to skip the huge long line. We had about 3 hours inside and we were lost in its amazing piece of work. Got some good pic views in Roman forum and palatine hill. Tall pine trees are waiting to welcome you. Great place to be visited in person!!!

siennacoyle

07/26/2020

Awesome guided tour

Our guide kept the conversation lively through all three stops. She offered explanations that were interesting about the surrounding areas. We learned from this lady and more than enjoyed the learning. I doubt my family will ever forget the history of the Roman’s era. What a great day spent in the Colosseum - Thanks goes to Rome Tour Ticket for organizing a well-executed tour.

adoniskroll

07/18/2020

This is an amazing sight

No doubt the colosseum is amazing by itself. Our expert guide took us through the history of this ancient colosseum. He narrated about the amphitheater's bloody past, with tales of gladiators, and helped us to discover the historically great power that roman emperors symbols. This tour agency helped us in every possible way they could. Great company for booking tours in Rome.

ibrahim776

07/09/2020

Looks great for its age.

The Colosseum is a mind-blowing place. Being inside, you feel the history. After you know the history, it's dazzling to be remaining in such a recorded and extraordinary spot. The Colosseum was utilized for gladiatorial challenges and open displays, for example, mock ocean fights, animal hunts, executions, re-enactments of renowned fights, and shows dependent on Classical mythology. We walked a lot and covered everything that this place has to offer.

Malik

06/28/2020

I appreciate everything!

Majestic building and to think about how it was built so long ago. The Colosseum is amazing to see with some lovely artifacts. I wonder how some people did a colosseum tour without a guide. Having a tour guide might have a bit extra cost but it has been helpful to give it all that tour requires. We had an excellent guide who gave us a vast rundown on the history of the Colosseum. I would highly recommend the guided tour.

andymorrison

06/23/2020

Excellent tour offered by a professional company

This tour is nothing but full of excitement. Well worth the entry fee that actually saves almost 1 hour. We actually imagined how it might feel to be here watching the animals come into the colosseum. How could you not visit this place if you are in Rome?? Undoubtedly this is the right company to book your tour. They have surprised me with their professional service by a guide, organizing services, greetings and everything that made the tour something else!

rebecca78

01/07/2020

Can't wait to go back

This was a fabulous visit and learning experience. Our guide was so educated and energetic about the Colosseum, Palatine, and Forum, and her viewpoint on the historical backdrop of this place truly breathed life into the region. She was so connected with her style and welcomed our questions and participated in a great discussion. Recommended guided tour to book in advance :-)

aylaclark

01/01/2020

Iconic landmark

Guided tour of ancient Rome was the best way to discover the history of the great roman empire. Colosseum is one of the most remarkable ancient landmarks in Rome. We enjoyed some unforgettable memories in just three hours. Seeing the Roman ruins is surely a great experience added in my life.

adelynrose

12/31/2019

Company’s support was fabulous

This tour agency and its staff are incredibly proficient, experienced, and amusing. They paid so much concentration to detail and did a great job so that they could make the tour very special. Very professional and reliable. I wouldn't hesitate to book a tour with them again.

Nalani

12/24/2019

This tour bring the history to life

Informative, helpful, and genuine tour gave us a full understanding of the architectural and world history of the colosseum. Three hours flowed from the moment we arrived in the Colosseum. Also the palatine hill, a fascinating forum added a great twist in our tour that taught us the political culture of ancient Rome. Our group tour guide was so good at explaining facts and events, it seemed almost real, I had to say wow multiple times. Great tour guys.
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Frequently Asked Questions

It's worth it to take a guided tour. Save time, but most of all save money. Over and beyond the obvious benefits of saving money, you'll get invaluable experiences, feel more comfortable because your tour itinerary is taken care of for you, and you will get a chance to meet new people.

In a semi-private tour, you will travel with a small tour group of few passengers and with a professional tour guide.


Where in a Group Tour, you will have to join with a big number of members alongside a professional tour guide.


The main benefit of a semi-private tour is you will be heard and easily converse with your tour guide and be able to equip yourself with a more personalized experience. But on the group tour, you won’t get such benefits. Semi-private tours are also not as expensive as private tours and can be customized to your needs.


Some tours are designed specifically for groups. Such a tour, like this one, cannot be taken privately. Despite the fact that this is a group tour, it doesn't mean you will miss experiencing every archaeological wonder that lies here in peace. Our professional tour guide will ensure that you get the most out of your visit to the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill.

This special walking tour is available everyday where we’ve compiled a comprehensive tour at Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. This tour exclusively includes the skip-the-line tickets so you are saving time, bypass the queue and go directly inside the Colosseum. This is a semi-private tour where you get a chance to get a personalized feeling. A professional tour guide will be there to help you to gain a detailed understanding about the intriguing facts of this ancient landmark. When you book a Colosseum tour, your guide will be able to take you to sections of the Colosseum which are not accessible on your own.

The tour confirmation you will receive at the time you booked this tour.

Travelers who want to take this tour should have moderate physical fitness. During this tour, lots of physical activity is included. And the wheelchair is not accessible here.

Travelers are advised to wear comfortable walking shoes during the tour. Must bring a valid photo ID with you for entering the Colosseum, such as student's ID, Driver’s License, Passport, or State ID for all work.

You are not allowed to take large bags, backpacks, or suitcases. Also not allowed to bring any glass bottles and containers. You may bring a small bag with all the essential items which you need to carry with you. Don’t bring any large bags as there is no cloakroom service inside to accommodate the large items.


You are also not allowed to take pets, drones, baby strollers, and any kind of sharp objects with you during this tour.

The ticket price is free for children ages under 6 years. A discount is applicable for young tourists ages between 6 and 18 years. The students must bring a valid student ID to avail of the discount.


For EU citizens there are some special discounted prices available. Mainly they can avail two types of tickets. Reduced ticket price applicable for EU citizens who are ages between 18 to 25. And EU complimentary tickets applicable for EU citizens ages between 6 to 18. Please note that charges can vary depending on the place. Kindly check the booking requirements before confirming an order.

It can happen. As those places are always overcrowded by tourists, the Colosseum authority doesn’t accommodate more than 3000 people entry at once due to safety purposes. Sometimes the reservations are hard to get. The most common challenge a pre-book tourist can face is delay in entering the site. Such problems happen due to peak hours. So at this time, we request all tourists to keep patience.To make sure everything is running as scheduled and to get updated notice about the tour, call or email us.

For any kind of extreme weather conditions, the Colosseum Administration may limit access to some or all of its restricted areas (Colosseum, Arena Level, and Third Tier) to ensure the safety of visitors. If the activity got canceled you will get a different date or a full refund.

Yes, hotel pick-up option is available but it is optional and comes with extra fees. Please select the Hotel transportation option at the time of tour booking. We will arrange it for you.

This tour is non-refundable and cannot be canceled. However, you can make changes to the tour time and date if you informed us 48 hours before the travel date. The adjustment will be made based on availability. Only one change is applicable for the tour time and date.

It is best to be at the tour meeting spot 25 minutes early. It is the customer's duty to arrive on time. If you arrive late or don’t show up, we are sorry but we cannot accommodate you because we are already at the tour destination with other participants. Furthermore, the Colosseum tour ticket price is non-refundable. A refund or cancellation of the Colosseum ticket is not possible. As a result, if you miss it, you will not be refunded your ticket money.


You must pay the full cost of the tour ticket in order to reserve a different tour time.

Call us at +39 06 2757630 to cancel any trip; we're available Monday to Saturday from 8 am to 4 pm. Please review other cancellation-related FAQ of this tour and the Cancellation & Refund Policy of Rome Tour Tickets before canceling this tour.

At Rome Tour Tickets, we are acutely aware of the current circumstances resulting from the COVID-19 Pandemic. We are solely responsible for keeping you up to date with the most correct information.


Before visiting, travelers must obtain COVID-19 green certification, which should be attested to one of the following conditions:


  • Have already taken anti-SARS-CoV-2 vaccination or relative booster dose
  • Recovered from COVID-19 after receiving the first dose of vaccine
  • Negative Test certificate issued by member state

Those who age under twelve, as well as those exempt from the vaccination campaign due to appropriate medical certification, are excused from the COVID-19 green certification obligation. But must bring a vaccination certificate with them when visiting the Colosseum.


For those who haven’t obtained the COVID-19 vaccination yet, a rapid test with negative results within 48 hours is mandatory.


Without this, you are not permitted to visit any art museums and cultural attractions in Italy.


Furthermore, it is advisable to be well-equipped with the correct surgical type mask. And in the time of any indoor and outdoor event, it is obligatory to wear FFP2 type masks.


Visit Covid-19 Travel Notice for the most up-to-date travel information during this epidemic.

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