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Ancient Rome Afternoon: Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill Skip-the-line Private Walking Tour

Created with Sketch. Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
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3 Hours

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Tour Type

Specific Tour

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Group Size

4 people

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Availability: Everyday
Meeting Time: 20 minutes before the tour start time
Meeting Place: Via Frangipane, 30, 00184 Roma, RM, Italy
Start Time: 14:45 PM

If you have ever wondered how it will feel to explore the marvellous Colosseum and ancient Rome with private experience in a group of maximum as few as 4 people and a dedicated guide? Well, this private afternoon walking tour of the iconic ancient city is the most authentic and dramatic way of getting your answers. Skip long lines to enter the Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roman Forum and enjoy a complimentary refreshment drink. Since this tour is operated in a small group of 4 people at maximum, you will receive an undivided deliberation from your professional and expert guide. He/she will ensure will that you are given clear understanding about the history, traditions and culture of the eternal city.

First, you will discover astonishments of Colosseum with access to areas generally closed to the public, such as Underground Chambers and Arena Floor. Then your tour will continue to the ancient city centre of Rome, the Roman Forum. The Roman emperors ruled their empires from this place with political, cultural and religious influence. And not to forget, you will also get to discover the great Palatine Hill where Rome was founded by Romulus approximately three thousand years ago.

Exploring the city where time does not seem to have passed, monuments and streets are still soaked in enriched facts, stories and tales is an opportunity no-one can miss. Book this tour now and enjoy an unforgettable visit to the Ancient City of Rome.


  • Explore Ancient Rome with a private walking tour of the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill
  • Skip the lines to enter the most attractive sites of Ancient Rome with an expert guide
  • Get complimentary audio headsets which will ensure you won’t miss a word of the guide’s commentary
  • Explore the top ancient attractions in just a few hours of sightseeing
  • Walkthrough the historic city centre of Rome and see the Ancient Roman Aqueduct built during the 1st Century
  • Discover streets, squares, monuments and palaces built during different centuries
  • Enjoy a private small-group experience with not more than 4 people per group
  • Visit the famous and amazing Trevi Fountain - most monumental and beautiful fountain in Rome
  • Discover all of Rome's must-see sights including the historical Pantheon
  • Admire the beauty of classical and aesthetic architecture in Piazza Navona
  • Enjoy a private small-group experience with not more than 4 people per group


  • Special access to the Colosseum , Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
  • Tour of Capitoline Hill, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon and Piazza Navona
  • Expert, fluent English-speaking guides who knows and love the Ancient City
  • Ticket and reservation fees to avoid the line
  • A hot drink (coffee or hot chocolate) in winter or A gelato in the summer
  • Maximum group size of 4 people
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel Pick up and drop off

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
The sites are not wheelchair accessible
The meeting place is near public transportation
Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Wearing comfortable walking shoes during the tour is recommended
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travelers
Due to extreme weather conditions, the Colosseum Administration may limit access to some or all of the restricted areas (Colosseum, Arena Level, and Third Tier), to ensure the safety of its visitors. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Large bags, backpacks, or suitcases are not allowed. Glass bottles and containers are also not allowed. You may bring small bags, but there is no cloakroom service inside to accommodate the large items
All tourists are required to show a valid photo ID for entering the Colosseum (student's ID, Driver License, Passport or State ID all work)
All guests must need to pass through a security check before entering the Colosseum.
Children and youth must be accompanied by an adult.
Please arrive at the meeting point 20 minutes before the tour start time to complete the signup and clear security checks


Based on 28 reviews
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Definitely recommended tour

I didn't recall our private tour guide name but he was incredibly well-informed about the moments and records of the Romans who lived centuries ago. His descriptions of the times moved on to the historical view. He helped us to recognize the suffering and difficulties of those that happened in Rome over 2000 years ago.
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Noe Davis


Trevi Fountain, a part of the colosseum trip

Could you ever imagine a beautiful fountain where everyday people follow the belief of throwing coins over their shoulders? Basically, it was said that a thirst-quenching glass of water from the Trevi Fountain would assure great prosperity and a quick return to the endless city. Over time the legend of the Trevi Fountain developed to throwing a coin in to secure a return to Rome. Are you also curious to do this? Then you have to go to Rome and visit the Colosseum with a private guide. This opportunity included with this private walking tour. Just do it!
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It was great to book a private tour

I had a fantastically great three hours private tour with one of my close friends. This tour was included the underground portion and arena floor of the Colosseum which combined an ingredient of awe to the visit. A private guide for the two of us, no long queue, no visiting with a large group was such an amazing opportunity. I did not realize that arranging a private tour was the absolute way to see the colosseum rather than a group tour. We were so glad we did it.
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It was very pleasant to have a private tour guide

Our private Colosseum tour with a forum and palatine hill showed us everything that we have always had a curiosity to know about life in ancient Rome. During our ancient Rome private tour, we were guided by one of the enthusiastic guides, who told us about gladiator battles, man vs. wild animal shows and thrilling mock sea-battles sparked our intelligence and back in time. It was a thrilling tour indeed!
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Don’t think too much. Do it

If you are in Rome, don't miss out on the opportunity to see the heart of Rome and the antique Roman works built during the 1st Century. Join this amazing private guided tour and you'll have a blast!
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What a super guide

Having the private guide really made our tour at the Colosseum exceptional and one to remember. My husband was asking him a lot of questions regarding the Roman history and our guide patiently listened to all of his questions and gave him accurate answers. No doubt she knew much about the history of the Colosseum, hill, and forum. Enjoyed having restricted access to the underground chambers and arena floor too.
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Completely amazed

We were astounded to see the colosseum underground chambers, arena floor, the roman forum where Roman emperors ruled their empires, Palatine hill where Rome was founded by Romulus through a private walking tour. Our guide was fully capable of meeting our needs and requests. His knowledge of interesting history, stories, and anecdotes was an opportunity and surely going to enlighten you to a great extent :-)
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Well worth the high tour price

We were required to take a private tour of the Colosseum because we aren't suitable for groups so that we booked a private tour and this one was great. We discovered the wonders of Colosseum with entrance to areas usually closed to the public, such as underground chambers and arena floors. Then we continued to the ancient city center of Rome, the Roman Forum, and Palatine hill. This tour was just amazing.
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Saw Colosseum in a private tour

A private afternoon walking tour was the most genuine and exciting way of exploring the most iconic ancient city. Skipped long queues to enter the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and Roman Forum was an amazing opportunity. We enjoyed a complimentary refreshment drink after entering the Vatican. Our guide ensured that we had a clear understanding of the history, traditions, and knowledge of the eternal city. Colosseum is something that can’t be missed to pay a visit!
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Zahra Maas


Very informative and well prepared private guide

I always had some questions in my mind before visiting the Colosseum that, how the Roman architects constructed the largest amphitheater of the Roman world? How the arena was swamped for extreme mock sea battles? Have curious to know the rise and fall of Caesar, the glorious rule of Augustus, and the misdeeds of Nero, etc. Finally, after touring Colosseum I got my answer from my guide. He helped me to meet my thirst for knowing ancient details.
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